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  1. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY: ANALYSIS

    Algeria's deadly raid aimed to crush Islamists, not save hostages

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Criticism pours in over bloody military assault in which Algeria wanted to avoid long stand-off with militants; saving hostages not first goal Raid aimed at crushing Islamists Hardened by its decades-old struggle with Islamists, Algeria's paramount concern in launching its deadly mission against al-Qaeda-linked hostage-takers was to crush them, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1131789/algerias-deadly-raid-aimed-crush-islamists-not-save-hostages
  2. News - World - ALGERIA HOSTAGE CRISIS

    Algeria hostage crisis comes to an end, dozens killed in final assault

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 10:18am by Agence France-Presse in In Amenas

    ... as hasty. But US President Barack Obama, his French counterpart Francois Hollande and US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta refused to blame Algeria and said responsibility for the deaths lay ... days, we will remain in close touch with the government of Algeria to gain a fuller understanding of what took place so that we can work together to prevent tragedies like this,” Obama added. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1132159/algeria-hostage-crisis-comes-end-dozens-killed-final-assault
  3. News - World

    Algeria hostage crisis ends in bloodshed

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:44am by AFP

    ... to criticise Algeria. “They are in the region, they understand the threat from terrorism... I think it’s important that we continue to work with (Algiers) to develop a regional approach.” At least one American had already been confirmed dead before Saturday’s assault. Algeria’s El Watan daily quoted a former military officer as justifying the army’s assault, saying: “All hesitation is forbidden ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1131926/algeria-hostage-crisis-ends-bloodshed
  4. News - World - ALGERIA

    Gunmen 'kill 7 hostages' amid final shoot-out

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 03:50am by AFP

    ... seven foreign hostages in Algeria yesterday before being gunned down by special forces in a final assault on a remote desert gas complex, state television said. The 11 men from a group known ... they had died. Norway’s Statoil, which jointly operates the In Amenas site with Britain’s BP and Sonatrach of Algeria, said two Norwegians had been found alive but six others were missing. After ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1132019/gunmen-kill-7-hostages-amid-final-shoot-out

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