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Libya Releases Four Times Journalists

Monday, March 21, 2011

Photograph of New York Times journalists taken at Turkish Embassy in Tripoli with Ambassador Levent Sahinkaya (@NamikTan/Twitter/Twitter)

Four New York Times journalists held by Libya have been released to the Turkish ambassador in Tripoli, according to officials.

The journalists — Anthony Shadid, Tyler Hicks, Lynsey Addario and Stephen Farrell — were captured last week by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi while reporting in the eastern part of Libya.

They crossed the border into Tunisia on Monday.

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