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Al Nusra Front Syria Theo Curtis


25 Aug, 2014

Curtis is handed over to UN peacekeepers in Quneitra in the Golan Heights after nearly two years in captivity by the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front. He is turned over to U.S. officials after undergoing a health check. Video footage shows Curtis looking disheveled with long hair and a beard but apparently in good health. He reads a prepared script stating that he is a journalist from Boston, Mass., and says of his current circumstances:

Everything has been perfect, food, clothing, even friends now.