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Al Qaeda Hostages

Slain Al Qaeda Hostage Giovanni Lo Porto Dedicated Himself To Humanitarian Work

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.23.2015 | World

The White House announced on Thursday that al Qaeda hostages Giovanni Lo Porto and Warren Weinstein had been killed in a botched counterterrorism oper...

Yemen Official: American Hostage Of Al Qaeda Targeted In Rescue Attempt

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and ROBERT BURNS | Posted 01.26.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.S operation forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages in a remote corner of Yemen, but a Yemeni official ...

Al Qaeda Has Reaped Over $100 Million From Hostage Ransoms

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.29.2014 | World

The UN Security Council on Monday demanded that countries not pay terrorist ransoms which the British backers of the move said have reaped Al-Qaeda an...

Why Are There So Many French Hostages In Africa?

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 02.22.2013 | World

PARIS -- The red warning zones expand along with the numbers of French men, women and now children who have become the largest group of nationals held...

Al Qaeda Group Releases Tape Of French Hostages

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DAKAR, Senegal — A tape released Thursday on a jihadist forum shows the first images of a group of hostages including five French citizens since...