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DAMASCUS Air Jordan 6 Gatorade Green Womens , Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Islamic State (IS) militants have snatched dozens of Syrian Christians, including women and children, in the town of Qaryateyn in central Syria, a monitor group reported Friday.

Dozens of Christians were among 230 civilians the IS captured in Qaryateyn in the southeastern countryside of the central province of Homs Jordan 6 Gatorade Green Mens 2017 , said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

The number includes 19 children, whose destiny is still unknown, according to the UK-based watchdog group.

It said the kidnapping of the Christians were according to a list of names the IS militants had. A copy of the list were posted online with the names of the snatched Christians handwritten in red.

Other activists placed the number of the abducted Christians at 60, who are part of 100 families from the Syriac Christians in the town.

The IS militants stormed the town last Wednesday after carrying out several suicide car bombings at the outskirts of the town.

After storming the town Jordan 6 Gatorade Green Womens 2017 , intense battles raged between the IS and the Syrian army, which was backed by the air force.

Reports said the army withdrew and repositioned to avoid losses while the air force and artillery were still shelling the town.

Syria's Christians, who take up about 10 percent in the country's Sunni-majority population, have suffered from the expansion of the ultra-radical groups in different part of the Syria.

The Christians showed support to the embattled President Bashar al-Assad whose administration has boasted itself as a defender of the minority groups in Syria Jordan 6 Gatorade Green Mens For Sale , which consists of a remarkable melange of sects and beliefs.

Christians in Syria were quite well off and some even hold senior positions in the government. This might be one of the causes that have raised their concern over a possible government change.

It's common in Syria to see a mosque adjacent to a church not only in Christian neighborhoods but in every part of the country.

Damascus still contains a considerable proportion of Christians, with churches all over the city but particularly in the district of Bab Touma.

Masses are held every Sunday and civil servants are given Sunday mornings off to allow them to attend churches, even though Sunday is a working day in Syria.

In late 2013, Gregory III Laham Jordan 6 Gatorade Green Womens For Sale , Patriarch of the Church of Antioch and all East, told Xinhua that Syria's long-term crisis displaced more than 450,000 Christian Syrians and killed more than 1,000 of them.

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MOGADISHU Jordan 6 Gatorade Green Mens Shoes , July 27 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese national was killed and three others injured in Sunday's hotel blast in the Somali capital, the Chinese embassy here confirmed on Monday.

Chinese Embassy in Somalia, whose offices are in the attacked Jazera hotel, said that one of its armed guards has succumbed to severe wounds while three other injured staffers were still receiving treatment.

Mogadishu police officer Abdulle Mohamed told Xinhua earlier that a suicide bomber detonated his car at the gate of the hotel and killed 15 people Jordan 6 Gatorade Green Womens Shoes , with most of them being civilians.

Located near Mogadishu international airport, the six-storied building is one of the luxury hotels in the Somali capital, and which houses foreign embassies and sometimes hosts government high-level meetings.

Suited on the top two storeys, the Chinese embassy said earlier that some of its rooms were also damaged in the blast.

Somalia-based militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack Jordan 6 Retro Gatorade Green Mens , saying it was a revenge for the Africa Union and Somali forces' recent operation in Dinsoor and Bardhere regions of southern Somalia.

The attack comes a day after a Somali lawmaker was killed in Mogadishu Saturday in the latest incidents of insecurity in the capital, for which Al-Shabaab has also claimed responsibility.

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SHANGHAI, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Following are the leading Buick championship final scores at Shanghai Qizhong Garden Golf Club on Sunday (China unless stated):

274 - Feng Shanshan 71-66-70-67, Choi Na-yeon (South Korea) 69-68-70-67

280 - Beth Allen (United States) 69-69-70-71

281 - Becky Morgan (Wales) 68-71-74-68

282 - Lin Xiyu 71-67-75-69, Georgia Hall (England) 70-70-71-71

283 - Zhang Weiwei 74-66-71-72

286 - Rebecca Artis (Australia) 72-73-72-69, Melissa Reid (England) 68-73-72-73, Florentyna Parker (England) 72-67-71-76

287 - Maria Verchenova (Russia) 69-71-74-73, Liz Young (England) 69-74-69-75

288 - Ploychompoo Wirairungrueng (Thailand) 74-72-75-67, Shi Yuting 74-73-68-73, Ursula Wikstrom (Finland) 76-68-71-73

289 - Aretha Pan (Malaysiua) 74-70-74-71

290 - Kylie Walker (Scotland) 75-72-72-71, Lina Boqvist (Sweden) 69-71-79-71, Kang Hyeon-so (South Korea) 72-73-71-74, Jang So-young (South Korea) 73-67-75-75, Klara Spilkova (Czech Republic) 75-66-74-75, Diana Luna (Italy) 74-72-69-75, Valentine Derrey (France) 74-72-69-75


A 24-year-old woman is alleging she had a sexual relationship with singer R. Kelly when she was a teen.

Jerhonda Johnson Pace told Buzzfeed she was 15 and a fan when she met the singer in 2008 outside the Chicago courtroom where he was on trial for child pornography charges.

Now a married mother of three, Pace alleges that she began a sexual relationship with Kelly after he was acquitted of those charges. She was 16 at the time, younger than the 17-year-old age of consent in Illinois.

CNN has attempted to reach Pace for additional comment.

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