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Abdallah al-Khalidi

Saudi envoy seized in Yemen urges king not to forget him

A Saudi diplomat kidnapped by al Qaeda-linked militants in Yemen appealed to the Saudi king not to forget about him and meet his abductors' demand for the release of women prisoners, in a new video posted on the Internet.

July 2, 2012 3:44
 
Bedouin kidnappers seize three Koreans in Egypt’s Sinai

Bedouin kidnappers seize three Koreans in Egypt’s Sinai

Bedouin tribesmen in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula kidnapped three Korean women and their Egyptian translator, in the third such incident this month, security sources said on Friday.

February 11, 2012 6:05
 

Somali pirates free Greek-owned cargo ship

Somali pirates have freed a Greek-owned bulk carrier held off the Horn of Africa coast for seven months after a multi-million dollar ransom was air-dropped to secure its release, a pirate source and local maritime expert said on Friday.

October 1, 2011 12:35