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BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's military says it has arrested a fugitive radical Islamist cleric who was implicated in the abduction of soldiers by militants three years ago.
The military says Mustafa al-Hujairi, known as Abu Taqiyya, was taken into custody on Wednesday in the border town of Arsal. The town was overran briefly in 2014 by militants linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group.
The militants kidnapp ...