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Sudanese Hostage Freed by Iraqi Militants

A Sudanese man who has been held hostage in Iraq since last month has been freed.

The Sudanese Foreign Ministry says Noureddin Zakaria was released Friday in good health.

Mr. Zakaria was in Iraq working as a translator for U.S.-based Titan Corporation. A video aired on the Arab television station al-Arabiya last week showed Mr. Zakaria, flanked by armed men, asking Titan to end all of its operations in Iraq.

Meanwhile, there's no word on the fate of charity worker Margaret Hassan, who was kidnapped last month. A statement allegedly issued by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's terrorist group has called on Mrs. Hassan's kidnappers to release her unless they can prove she is a spy.

Some information provided by AP and AFP.