The Syrian army has arrived in Maaloula to free the town, at the Convent of Mar Tekla (St. Tekla) a nun at the convent hangs a cross around the neck of a Syrian journalist for protection and in thanksgiving.11/09/2013
As of 12/09/2013 some areas of the town still remain under siege by the rebels.
Maria Finoshina reports from inside Maaloula for Russia Today News.
You can watch the RAI News 24 report in Italian here
Beautifully filmed short 7 min documentary about Maaloula by Journeyman Pictures 2008.
See also: Western Backed Rebels Attack Maaloula