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Saudis ordered to leave Lebanon over kidnapping threats

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.

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