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Kidnappers in Iraq take Lebanese hostage, negotiations ongoing

Another Lebanese citizen was kidnapped in Iraq on Saturday, leaving the total Lebanese held at two, according to Daily Star sources in Iraq. Samir Abi Saad, 56, a construction worker who also holds an Iraqi nationality, “has been considered missing since Saturday, but the Lebanese embassy doesn’t consider him kidnapped yet,” sources working closely with the Lebanese embassy in Iraq said. Lebanese Charges d’Affaires in Iraq, Hassan Hijazi told The Daily Star that the Lebanese Embassy in Iraq is taking all measures possible to find Abi Saad and release another kidnapped Lebanese Garabet Jekerjian, who was abducted sometime last month.Full Story

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