The leader of Hezbollah said an Israeli businessman kidnapped by the group more than two years ago is still alive. Sheik Hassan Nasrallah was quoted as telling Lebanese television that Elhanan Tannenbaum is still being held by Hezbollah. He said the fate of three Israeli soldiers kidnapped several weeks before Tannenbaum is not known, though Israel has said the three are dead.
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