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January 30, 2004
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An Israeli businessman held hostage by Hezbollah said he was abducted while seeking information on missing airman Ron Arad. “It could be said that the matter I came to Lebanon about was the air force navigator who fell prisoner,” Elhanan Tannenbaum told the militia’s television station Al-Manar on Wednesday, hours before being flown out under a prisoner-exchange deal with Israel.

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