|Saturday 21 April|
Reuters) - US federal authorities have announced a $ 1 million reward for information that would allow the tracking of journalist Austin Thais, who disappeared in Syria more than five years ago.
The FBI gave the presentation, saying it was not related to "any particular event."
Tays may be the only US journalist currently held in Syria, which has become one of the most dangerous countries for war correspondents.
The reward will be paid for "the information that leads directly to the place and retrieve it and return safe" to the reporter.
He is an independent journalist with McClatchy News, The Washington Post, CBS, and other media, including AFP, the BBC and The Associated Press.
He was kidnapped on 14 August 2012 near Damascus, days after his 31st birthday.