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Freed hostages who have been held by Syrian rebels since early August... News PhotoAirport,Arrival,Civil War,Conflict,Crisis,Flower,Freedom,Hostage,Iran,Middle East,Rebellion,Syrian Civil War,Tehran,Vertical,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFreed hostages who have been held by Syrian rebels since early August 2012, arrive at Tehran's Mehrabad airport on January 10, 2013. The rebels agreed to swap the 48 Iranians, described by the Islamic republic as pilgrims but by the rebels and Washington as members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards, for more than 2,000 detainees held by the Syrian regime. AFP PHOTO / BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)