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British teacher ‘kidnapped in Yemen’

AFP – Gunmen have abducted a British teacher in Sanaa, in the second kidnapping this month of a British expat in violence-hit Yemen, a security official said Thursday. The unidentified gunmen captured the teacher on Wednesday evening as he returned from work, the official said. A Western diplomat confirmed the kidnapping. The teacher, whose identity …

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Gunmen kidnap British national in Yemeni capital

AFP – Gunmen kidnapped a British oil-sector employee in the Yemeni capital on Monday, witnesses and an industry official told AFP, the second abduction of a foreigner in Yemen since Friday. “Gunmen in a car kidnapped the British man at around 9.00am near a grocery store in Hada,” a tightly-patrolled district in central Sanaa, the …

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Kidnappers seize Egypt diplomat in Libya: ministry

AFP – Kidnappers seized an Egyptian diplomat in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Friday, Libya’s foreign ministry said. The diplomat was snatched from his house in Tripoli by an unknown group, Libyan foreign ministry spokesman Said Lassoued told AFP. Lassoued said Libyan authorities were making “efforts to find the diplomat,” adding “reinforced security measures have been put …

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The committee also addressed the ICRC’s request to accelerate the issuance of a law protecting the emblems of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent. This goal is of particular importance to the ICRC as these emblems have been widely misused in Egypt (AFP\Photo)

Three ICRC staff, Red Crescent volunteer freed in Syria

AFP-  Three of the six aid workers from the International Committee of the Red Cross kidnapped in Syria have been freed, along with a colleague from the Red Crescent, the ICRC said Monday. “Three ICRC colleagues and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer have been released and are safe and sound. We are waiting for …

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