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Hezbollah releases Qatari prisoners held by sectarian militias in Iraq


A well informed source told The Baghdad Post that unconfirmed reports said that Hezbollah has released Qatari prisoners who were held by sectarian militias in Iraq.

The Shiite militias kidnapped 19 Qataris at Samawah city in southern Baghdad on 18th of December 2015 after they obtained permits from Iraqi authorities to hunt in Iraq.

The Qataris were kidnapped by Iranian-backed militias near the Saudi Arabian borders.

Nine from the Qataris were released, including six Qataris, Two Saudis and one Kuwaiti, who crossed the Kuwaiti-Iraqi borders through al-Abdali checkpoint. 

Last Modified: Thursday، 13 April 2017 02:36 PM