Nearly three dozen United Nations peacekeepers who were trapped by militants in the Golan Heights have been successfully extracted, according to UN officials.
Officials in the Philippines have said all 72 of the trapped Filipino peacekeepers were safe.
Another 44 Fijian peacekeepers have been detained by militants nearby since Thursday.
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