Princeton University Student Being Held Captive by Terrorist Group

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  • Elizabeth Tsurkov, a Princeton University graduate student and Israeli-Russian dual citizen, is being held captive by the Shiite militia Kataib Hezbollah in Iraq, according to the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office.
  • Kataib Hezbollah is a U.S.-designated terrorist organization and is known for targeting American forces in Iraq. It has close ties to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps.
  • Tsurkov was conducting field research for her PhD in political science when she went missing. She entered Iraq on her Russian passport since Israeli citizens are not allowed to enter the country due to the lack of diplomatic relations. Her safety and well-being are a concern, and efforts are being made to secure her release. Read More

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