|Picture of the castle as a Syrian soldier looks at at, Thursday. PIC C/O BBC.|
The historic castle of Krak des Chevaliers in Syria, near the border of Lebanon, has been recovered by Syrian Government forces, news sources have disclosed.
For two years, the medieval castle, which has been under the grip of Syrian rebels came under heavy bombardment last year. It is regarded as one of the most important historic castles in the world.