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The video of Latifa Al Maktoum released in March 2018.

Princess Latifa asked guards to shoot her rather than return her to Dubai during her doomed attempt to flee the royal family, according to the friend ...

"Her final words were 'don't take me back to Dubai, just shoot me here,'" Latifa's friend Tiina Jauhiainen told the BBC.

An Irish teen with special needs went missing while at a Malaysian resort with her family: Here’s what we know so far

While Nora Quoirin's family believe she was kidnapped, Malaysian police say it is still a missing person case.
The harrowing 1973 abduction of John Paul Getty III has inspired numerous films and books.

15 times the heirs to massive fortunes disappeared under mysterious or disturbing circumstances

Patty Hearst, the Lindbergh baby, and John Paul Getty III are all famous heirs that disappeared under strange circumstances. All three were kidnapped.
Video shows a 13-year-old Long Island girl fighting off an attempted kidnapper on July 2.

Video shows the moment a brave 13-year-old girl fought off a would-be kidnapper who followed her home from school

Surveillance cameras outside the Long Island girl's home captured her struggle with a man who she said was trying to kidnap her.

Jayme Closs says her kidnapper took away ‘the most important things in my life’ in a powerful statement read at his sentencing hearing

In a statement from Jayme Closs and read by her attorney, the teen vowed never to let her kidnapper, Jake Patterson, control her.
Surveillance footage of the woman who attempted to kidnap a boy at a Los Angeles McDonald's.

A Los Angeles woman was arrested in connection to the attempted kidnapping of a 4-year-old boy at a McDonald’s

33-year-old Maralyn Ramos has been arrested by police for attempting to kidnap a young boy at a Los Angeles McDonald's restaurant.

Uber driver in Pennsylvania charged with kidnapping after allegedly telling two female riders ‘you’re not going anywhere’

Police have arrested an assistant professor at Penn State University in connection with the incident.
The incident happened in the parking lot of the Atrium Medical Center.

Police say an 8-year-old boy is a ‘hero’ for pulling his sister out of a moving car during a potential kidnapping

A boy, 8, from Ohio, is being hailed as a "hero" for extracting himself and his 10-year-old sister from a moving car during an attempted kidnapping.
Kimberly Endicott

The American tourist who was kidnapped in Uganda said the experience felt like ‘pure fear’

Kimberly Endicott and her safari driver were kidnapped by four men in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park on April 4.

Malaysia’s not pleased after the US included it in a list of countries with kidnapping risks for travellers

The US foreign ministry said travellers in the state of Sabah in east Malaysia face the threat of kidnappings-for-ransom by terrorist groups, who target island resorts and boats ferrying tourists.