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In Amenas

Why Algeria Did Not Distinguish Between Expatriates and Its Citizens at In Amenas

Geoff D. Porter | Posted 03.27.2013 | World
Geoff D. Porter

While foreigners are welcome in Algeria, they are made to understand that they are not only subject to the government's laws and its rules and regulations, but also to the state's broader objectives.

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...

One American Dead In Algerian Hostage Crisis

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — One American worker at a natural gas complex in Algeria has been found dead, U.S. officials said Friday as the Obama administration...

Dozens Killed, Many Still Missing At Algerian Gas Facility

AP | AOMAR OUALI and PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — The militants had filled five jeeps with hostages and begun to move when Algerian government attack helicopters opened up on ...

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...

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...

U.S. Flies Drone Over Algerian Hostage Standoff

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The United States sent a drone aircraft for surveillance over the Algerian gas plant where Algerian forces launched a...

Algerian Gas Installation Home To Kidnapped Foreign Workers

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

By Andrew Callus LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The gas installation where dozens of foreign gas industry workers were being held hostage ...