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Hostages in Algeria

Panetta: Militants Will Be Hunted Down

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Friday militants who attacked the United States and its citizens will hunted ...

Algeria Hostage Holders Make New Threats

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

By Lamine Chikhi ALGIERS, Jan 18 (Reuters) - At least 18 foreign hostages were unaccounted for on Friday and their al-Qaeda-linked cap...

Algeria Attack Leader Named Son After Bin Laden, Swears Allegiance To Al Qaeda

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

By Myra MacDonald LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Mokhtar Belmokhtar lost an eye fighting in Afghanistan, swears allegiance to al Qaeda and...

Hostage Standoff Delivers Big Blow To Army-Backed Oil Security

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

* In Amenas is first big attack on Algerian energy * Oil sites had benefited from military-style security * Fears rise a...

25 Hostages Freed, 6 Killed In Operation By Algerian Forces

Reuters | Lamine Chikhi | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

By Lamine Chikhi ALGIERS, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Twenty-five foreign hostages escaped and six were killed on Thursday when Algerian forces...