7 Iranian Red Crescent workers released in Libya

first_imgGunmen kidnapped the Iranians shortly after their arrival in Benghazi, the birthplace of the Libyan revolution, in July.Since Libya’s civil war ended with the capture and killing of longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi last October, the country has been beset by lawlessness, including frequent abductions.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Sponsored Stories How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Top Stories Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement The difference between men and women when it comes to paincenter_img 0 Comments   Share   Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix 5 things to look for when selecting an ophthalmologist Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Associated PressTRIPOLI, Libya (AP) – A Libyan official in the eastern city of Benghazi says seven Iranian Red Crescent workers who were abducted in late July have been released.The official says the Iranians flew out of the Benghazi airport Saturday. He offered no further details and spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release the information.Iran’s semiofficial ISNA news agency says the seven are in good condition and on their way home.last_img read more