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Swap Cabinet ministers for captives: families

Relatives of missing Lebanese soldier Ali Haj Hassan who was kidnapped by Islamic State militants, hold up his portraits with Arabic words on them that read: "Let's pray for his safety back," during a demonstration to demand action to secure the captives' release, in front the Lebanese government building, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 05, 2014, on page 2.




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