Al-Meqdad family announced on Wednesday that its military wing has so far kidnapped more than 20 Free Syrian Army members in Lebanon and promised a “hefty catch.” It later said that it had abducted near Beirut a Turkish national of the Soufan family, media reports stated. [Naharnet]

I am considering starting my own military wing and abducting pop star Lara Kays. I am sure people will pay millions of dollars to free her.