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Kuwaiti hostage released

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Friday expressed deep gratitude to Lebanese security authorities for their efforts that led to the unconditional release of the Kuwaiti citizen, Mohsen Barrak Falah Majed. Liberating the Kuwaiti national was the fruit of …

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Militants attack hotel in Mali, at least 27 killed – Qaeda claims

BAMAKO, Nov 20, (Agencies): At least 27 people were reported dead on Friday after Malian commandos stormed a hotel seized by Islamist gunmen to rescue 170 people, many of them foreigners, trapped in the building. The jihadist group Al Mourabitoun, allied to al- Qaeda and based in the desert north …

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Operation rescues 70 IS hostages – Five Islamic State members held, 10 killed

WASHINGTON/ERBIL, Iraq, Oct 22, (Agencies): One member of a US special operations team was killed during an operation to rescue hostages held by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, the first American killed in ground combat with the militant group, US officials said on Thursday. Around 70 hostages were successfully …

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Oman helps free US hostages in Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept 23, (AP): The two American hostages, freed after months of being held hostage in Yemen’s raging civil war, took their first steps to freedom down a staircase pushed against a gleaming Oman royal air force jet. It’s not the first time a scene like this …

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