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At approximately 7:00 this morning, ICC received word that ISIS released the last group of Assyrian Christians being held hostage in the Syrian Province of Hasakah. 43 individuals were released, signaling the end of the hostage situation in Hasakah – namely, the members of the Assyrian Church. Photo: The released hostages are pictured, in images published by aid agency ACERO, with the Bishop of Syria, His Grace Mar Afram Athneil, after ISIS released the final 43 captives on Monday. (Acero/Facebook) Learn more: