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  1. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algerian gas field kidnappers demand prisoner swap

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Amena, Algeria Army ‘still trying to reach peaceful solution’ as 30 foreigners still missing from desert complex Dozens of hostages still held at gas site after siege Hostages still held at gas site after siege Islamist hostage-takers at a remote Algerian gas field yesterday demanded a prisoner swap and an end to the French military campaign in Mali, ...

  2. News - World - ALGERIA

    Hostages die in Algerian desert rescue attempt

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... at a gas plant in the remote Algerian desert yesterday, a local source said. Mauritania's ANI news agency, which has been in constant contact with the kidnappers, said seven hostages were still being held: two Americans, three Belgians, one Japanese and one British citizen. The stand-off, which began when gunmen stormed the gas plant yesterday morning demanding a halt to a French ...

  3. News - World - ALGERIA

    Lone survivor found as Algeria plane crash kills 77

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 01:31am by AFP

    ... at a desert gas plant in January last year. The city lies 1,500 kilometres (930 miles) from Constantine, and was the site of Algeria’s worst ever air disaster in March 2003. In that accident, all ...

  4. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algeria finds dead Canadian militants as hostage toll rises

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 09:01am by AFP

    ... siege at a desert gas plant, a security source said on Monday, as the death toll reached at least 80 after troops stormed the complex to end the hostage crisis. Algerian Prime Minister ... dawn and seized a plant that produces 10 per cent of Algeria’s natural gas exports. US and European officials doubt such a complex raid could have been organised quickly enough to have been ...

  5. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algerian army frees 650 hostages, including 70 foreigners

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 02:03pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... who had been seized by Islamist gunmen at the In Amenas gas plant, national media said on Friday. “Nearly 650 hostages seized in the attack carried out on Wednesday by a terrorist group at the In Amenas gas complex, among them 573 Algerians and more than half of the 132 foreign hostages, were freed,” the APS news agency reported. At least 22 foreign hostages were unaccounted for on Friday ...

  6. News - World - ALGERIA

    Survivors of hostage ordeal in Algeria return home to Japan and Philippines

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and six Filipinos died during the four-day hostage crisis at an Algerian gas plant, it emerged yesterday, as survivors returned to Asia recalling their horrific ordeal. Algerian Prime Minister ... colleague were then being driven off towards the In Amenas gas plant when the vehicle was suddenly sprayed with bullets. As their captors abandoned the vehicle, the prisoners were left alone, ...

  7. News - World - ALGERIA

    Gunmen 'kill 7 hostages' amid final shoot-out

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in In Amenas Algerian army shoots dead 11 heavily armed Islamist captors, according to state TV, during final assault on remote gas complex Islamist gunmen killed 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 ...

  8. News - World - ALGERIA

    Foreigners still trapped in Sahara hostage crisis

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 10:35am by Reuters in Algiers and In Amenas

    ... Reuters in Algiers and In Amenas 30 hostages, at least seven foreign, killed - source More than 20 foreigners were captive or missing inside a desert gas plant on Saturday, nearly two days ... at the In Amenas gas processing plant, while gunmen were holed up in the industrial plant itself with an undisclosed number of hostages. Scores of Westerners and hundreds of Algerian workers were inside ...

  9. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algeria vows to fight al-Qaeda after 38 workers killed

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 11:23am by Reuters in Algiers

    ... Reuters in Algiers Algeria’s prime minister accused a Canadian of co-ordinating last week’s raid on a desert gas plant and, praising the storming of the complex where 38 mostly foreign ... militants in Algeria want autonomy for the south and complain of domination by an unchanging establishment in Algiers. As Algerian forces combed the Tigantourine plant near the town of In Amenas ...



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