Boko Haram returns Nigerian kidnapped schoolgirls ‘out of pity’

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Boko Haram extremists returned most of the 110 girls abducted from their Nigeria boarding school a month ago with an ominous warning, witnesses said Wednesday.The fighters rolled into Dapchi around 2 a.m. in nine vehicles and the girls were left in the center of town. As terrified residents emerged from their homes, the extremists said “this is a warning to you all,” resident Ba’ana Musa told The Associated Press.“We did it out of pity. And don’t ever put your ...

Iraq: Seven activists, who were kidnapped, freed in Baghdad

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Seven civil society activists, who were kidnapped in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, have now been freed, the country’s interior ministry said on Wednesday. So far there are no further details. Security sources and a civil society leader told Agence France-Presse on Tuesday that armed men have kidnapped seven young Iraqi anti-corruption activists in central Baghdad. “Unidentified gunmen in SUVs abducted seven university students early Monday morning,” an interior ministry ...

Mother makes emotional plea for daughter's return from Libya

Friday, 30 January 2015

Ms Szymanowicz was shopping in Mothercare when the child’s father Maher Belaid abducted the 15-week-old Talia

Egyptian Christians held in Libya freed: tribal source

Monday, 5 January 2015

Muftah Marzuq, head of the council of elders in the coastal city of Sirte, insisted that the 13 had not been kidnapped

Japanese man feared kidnapped by Syrian militants

Monday, 18 August 2014

The video shows a man who identified himself as Haruna Yukawa lying on the ground with blood trickling down his face.

Iran urges U.N. action over abducted soldiers

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Iranian officials have pointed the finger of blame at regional rivals for the kidnap of Iranian border soldiers

Two Omanis kidnapped in eastern Lebanon

Friday, 27 December 2013

The pair had taken a taxi from Beirut airport to the Bekaa before being stopped by armed men

Al-Qaeda group kidnaps two Spanish journalists in Syria

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Reporters Without Borders ranks Syria as the most dangerous country in the world for reporters

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