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French Hostages

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...

Somalia: Islamist Groups Divvy Up French Hostages

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two French security advisers seized in Somalia this week have been split up and are now being held by two different hardline groups, reports say....