The National News Agency reported on Monday that Lebanese national Hussam al-Boushrawi, who was kidnapped earlier in the day, was released later in the evening. However, the report did not elaborate any details on how Boushrawi was released. Boushrawi was abducted along the Ras Baalbek main road in the Bekaa Valley. The abductors had contacted his father and asked for a $2 million ransom. [Link]