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  1. 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 ...

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

    Foreigners still trapped in Sahara hostage crisis

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

    ... after the Algerian army launched an assault to free them that saw many hostages killed. The standoff between the Algerian army and al Qaeda-linked gunmen - one of the biggest international ... on Thursday when the army launched an operation, but many hostages were killed in the assault. Algerian forces destroyed four trucks holding hostages, according to the family of a Northern Irish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1131555/foreigners-still-trapped-sahara-hostage-crisis
  3. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algeria finds dead Canadian militants as hostage toll rises

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

    ... was killed on the first day of the assault – had been based in Libya where he married a local woman two months ago, it said.   One-eyed jihadist Belmokhtar – a one-eyed jihadist who fought ... the Mulathameen Brigade, also threatened to carry out more such attacks if Western powers did not end what it called an assault on Muslims in Mali, according to the SITE service, which monitors militant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1132817/algeria-finds-dead-canadian-militants-hostage-toll-rises
  4. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algerian gas field kidnappers demand prisoner swap

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

    ... in neighbouring Mali. The kidnappers said 34 captives were killed in the army assault, but an Algerian security source called that "fantasy", saying 18 of more than 30 Islamist gunmen were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1131331/algerian-gas-field-kidnappers-demand-prisoner-swap
  5. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algeria vows to fight al-Qaeda after 38 workers killed

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

    ... Algeria because it knows an assault was inevitable in the circumstances... The victims were a minimum price to pay to solve the crisis.”   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1133704/algeria-vows-fight-al-qaeda-after-38-workers-killed
  6. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algerian army frees 650 hostages, including 70 foreigners

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

    ... clamouring for details of the assault they said Algeria had launched on Thursday without consulting them, a local source said the gas base was still surrounded by Algerian special forces and some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1130910/anxiety-mounts-over-deadly-hostage-raid-algeria

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