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Kidnap Western hostages and exchange them for jailed jihadists, al-Qaeda chief declares



The call was made by Ayman al-Zawahiri who made the declaration in an audio interview, the monitoring service SITE Intelligence Group said on Sunday.
Al-Zawahiri in the audio recording which was posted online, called on al-Qaeda fighters to abduct Westerners  “until they liberate the last Muslim male prisoner and last Muslim female prisoner in the prisons of the Crusaders, apostates, and enemies of Islam,” according to SITE.
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