Two Malaysians held in Lebanon for suspected al-Qaeda links

October 30, 2012
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Lebanese authorities have arrested two Malaysians for suspected links to al-Qaeda, AFP reported Monday (October 29th).

On Sunday, Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said that the two men were arrested in Beirut on October 18th and are expected to appear in a military court Monday.

"At this juncture the case is still being investigated by the Lebanese authorities, and the ministry of foreign affairs is closely monitoring the case," he added. The names of the two were not released.

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