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Saudis ordered to leave Lebanon over kidnapping threats

Posted By admin On August 15, 2012 @ 12:48 pm In World News | Comments Disabled

BBC News [1]
Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Saudi Arabia has urged its citizens to leave Lebanon “immediately” after a string of kidnappings in the country.

The Saudi embassy in Beirut cited the “reported threats to kidnap Saudi citizens” in Lebanon, which borders Syria, state-run Spa news agency said.

Earlier, a clan in Lebanon said it had abducted a number of Syrians who belonged to the rebel Free Syrian Army.

It said this was in retaliation for the kidnapping of a clan member in conflict-wracked Syria.

Full story here. [1]


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[1] BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19275595

[2] Saudi Arabia urges citizens to ‘swiftly’ leave Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/saudi-arabia-urges-citizens-to-swiftly-leave-syria.html

[3] Lebanon sends troops to Syrian border: http://www.prisonplanet.com/lebanon-sends-troops-to-syrian-border.html

[4] Crude Spikes On Renewed Mid-East War Fears As Saudi Arabia Recalls Lebanon Citizens: http://www.prisonplanet.com/crude-spikes-on-renewed-mid-east-war-fears-as-saudi-arabia-recalls-lebanon-citizens.html

[5] Congressman Kucinich to visit Syria, Lebanon: http://www.prisonplanet.com/congressman-kucinich-to-visit-syria-lebanon.html

[6] Syrian warplanes strike Lebanon border – reports: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syrian-warplanes-strike-lebanon-border-reports.html

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