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Official: High-Level Al Qaeda Leader Killed In Algeria

AP | AOMAR OUALI | Posted 12.05.2013 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian army helicopters killed a top al-Qaida leader and four associates as they sped through the southern Algerian desert...

iPhone App Guides Terrified Hostages To Safety During Escape From Algerian Oil Field

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.24.2013 | Technology

A harrowing account of one group of Algerian hostages' desperate flight for freedom credited an unusual gadget for helping to save their lives. Liv...

7 Japanese Confirmed Dead In Algeria Hostage Crisis

AP | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

TOKYO — Seven Japanese workers are confirmed to have died during a hostage crisis at an Algerian oil field and three others remain missing, Japa...

Algeria: 37 Foreigners Killed In Hostage Crisis, Canadians Among Attackers

AP | AOMAR OUALI and KARIM KEBIR | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — The hostage-taking at a remote Algerian gas plant was carried out by 30 militants from across the northern swath of Africa an...

Algeria Hostage Standoff Death Toll Climbs Past 80

AP | AOMAR OUALI and ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 03.22.2013 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara climbed past 80 on Sunday as Algerian forces sea...

Algeria Kidnappers Offer Major Swap Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

NOUAKCHOTT, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda-linked kidnappers who took hundreds of people hostage at a gas plant in Algeria have offered to swap U.S. ca...

Panetta: Keep Pressure On Al Qaeda

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

LONDON — As international military operations continued in Algeria and Mali, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged NATO Friday to be more innovat...