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UAE: Supporters of Princess Latifa call on Joe Biden to push for her release
Middle East

UAE: Supporters of Princess Latifa call on Joe Biden to push for her release

Prominent supporters of Princess Latifa called on President Joe Biden Wednesday to pressure the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for her…
French hostage freed in Mali arrives home in France to hugs
World

French hostage freed in Mali arrives home in France to hugs

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A 75-year-old French aid worker held hostage for four years by Islamic extremists in Mali arrived…
Row as France remembers troops slain in hostage raid
World

Row as France remembers troops slain in hostage raid

France paid its emotional final respects Tuesday to two commandos killed during a raid to rescue four hostages in the…
German police not ruling out ‘terror’ motive in hostage drama
World

German police not ruling out ‘terror’ motive in hostage drama

  A man who hurled a burning molotov cocktail then took a woman hostage at a major German railway station…
Freed family reaches Canada, says kidnappers killed 1 child
World

Freed family reaches Canada, says kidnappers killed 1 child

Former hostage Joshua Boyle says the Haqqani network in Afghanistan killed his infant daughter and raped his American wife during…
Photo of Japanese hostage appears with message pleading for help
Middle East

Photo of Japanese hostage appears with message pleading for help

The Japanese government said on Monday it was doing all it could to secure the release of a Japanese journalist…
CNN: ISIS video claims beheading of Russian spy, threatens Russian people
Middle East

CNN: ISIS video claims beheading of Russian spy, threatens Russian people

ISIS released video Wednesday showing the beheading of a man it claims joined the terrorist group but was in fact…
China says hostage held by IS appears to be Beijinger
World

China says hostage held by IS appears to be Beijinger

China said Friday that the Islamic State group was probably holding one of its citizens, adding the government had initiated…
Governor: cross-border trade with Libya returns partially soon
Egypt

Governor: cross-border trade with Libya returns partially soon

Matrouh Governor Alaa Abu Zeid said Friday that the movement of commercial trucks from Egypt to Libya would return partially…
French forces rescue Dutch hostage held in Mali since 2011
World

French forces rescue Dutch hostage held in Mali since 2011

French forces have freed a Dutch man held hostage in Mali since 2011 by al Qaeda’s north African arm, the…
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