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Lebanese Families Beg Release of Hostages in Iraq

Weeping and clutching photos of their missing loved-ones, the families of four Lebanese truck drivers kidnapped in Iraq begged on Saturday for their safe release. “I plead with the Islamic Clerics Association, the tribal leaders and the Iraqis to bring a father back to the 12 children he provides for,” said Nada Sayyour, sitting in her cramped home in the northern city of Tripoli. Her husband Qasim Murqbawi was one of four men captured on Thursday on a road between Baghdad and Ramadi, a volatile area west of Baghdad where suspicion of foreigners runs high. Full Story

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