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Kidnapped Libya Olympic Chief Released

Ahmed Nabil al-Taher al-Alam was taken by gunmen a week ago in Tripoli

(Newser) - A week after being kidnapped by gunmen in Tripoli , the president of the Libyan Olympic Committee has been freed unharmed and is back home, reports Reuters . "He is fine," says a fellow Olympic official. Ahmed Nabil al-Taher al-Alam reportedly plans to leave for London "in two or... More »

Libya's Olympic Honcho Kidnapped

Ahmed Nabil al-Taher al-Alam hauled from his car

(Newser) - Gunmen abducted the president of the Libyan Olympic Committee in the nation's capital yesterday, grabbing him from his car and bundling him into a waiting vehicle, his brother said today. He said there has been no contact with Ahmed Nabil al-Taher al-Alam or the captors since. Security officials said... More »

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