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Published: Sunday January 26, 2014 MYT 4:05:12 AM
Updated: Sunday January 26, 2014 MYT 4:06:15 AM

Egypt says evacuates Libya embassy, Benghazi consulate after kidnappings

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Egypt evacuated its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli and the consulate in Benghazi as a precautionary measure after five of its diplomatic staff were kidnapped, a foreign ministry spokesman told Al-Arabiya news channel on Saturday.

(Reporting by Ahmed Tolba and Ulf Laessing, editing by Patrick Markey)


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