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Egypt diplomats kidnapped in Libya over militia chief's arrest

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Libya's Justice Minister Salah al-Marghani speaks during a news conference at the headquarters of the Ministry of Justice in Tripoli January 25, 2014. Four Egyptian embassy staff were kidnapped in Tripoli on Saturday, a day after the abduction of another Egyptian diplomat, in what Libya's government called a reaction to Egypt's arrest of a Libyan militia commander. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Libya's Justice Minister Salah al-Marghani speaks during a news conference at the headquarters of the Ministry of Justice in Tripoli January 25, 2014. Four Egyptian embassy staff were kidnapped in Tripoli on Saturday, a day after the abduction of another Egyptian diplomat, in what Libya's government called a reaction to Egypt's arrest of a Libyan militia commander. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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A general view of security in front of the Egyptian embassy in Tripoli January 25, 2014. Four Egyptian embassy staff were kidnapped in Tripoli on Saturday, a day after the abduction of another Egyptian diplomat, in what Libya's government called a reaction to Egypt's arrest of a Libyan militia commander. No group claimed responsibility for any of the abductions, but they came soon after a powerful Islamist-leaning militia group...more

A general view of security in front of the Egyptian embassy in Tripoli January 25, 2014. Four Egyptian embassy staff were kidnapped in Tripoli on Saturday, a day after the abduction of another Egyptian diplomat, in what Libya's government called a reaction to Egypt's arrest of a Libyan militia commander. No group claimed responsibility for any of the abductions, but they came soon after a powerful Islamist-leaning militia group reported its commander had been arrested in Egypt and warned of a response unless he was freed. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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A general view of security in front of the Egyptian embassy in Tripoli January 25, 2014. Four Egyptian embassy staff were kidnapped in Tripoli on Saturday, a day after the abduction of another Egyptian diplomat, in what Libya's government called a reaction to Egypt's arrest of a Libyan militia commander. No group claimed responsibility for any of the abductions, but they came soon after a powerful Islamist-leaning militia group...more

A general view of security in front of the Egyptian embassy in Tripoli January 25, 2014. Four Egyptian embassy staff were kidnapped in Tripoli on Saturday, a day after the abduction of another Egyptian diplomat, in what Libya's government called a reaction to Egypt's arrest of a Libyan militia commander. No group claimed responsibility for any of the abductions, but they came soon after a powerful Islamist-leaning militia group reported its commander had been arrested in Egypt and warned of a response unless he was freed. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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