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The family of a Lebanese national arrested in the Czech Republic in 2014 said he had yet to be freed in light of reports that an agreement was reached to release the man in exchange for Monday's freeing of five Czech nationals kidnapped in Lebanon.Rumors had circulated in the Czech media that Fayyad's discharge was arranged to secure the release of the five Czech nationals, who were freed Monday after six months of incarceration.A General Security source told The Daily Star that Saeb, Ali's brother, was also released with the men.Czech media reported Tuesday that the Lebanese government had prior knowledge that a local group was planning to abduct five Czech nationals in east Lebanon to prevent the extradition of Fayyad to the United States.
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