ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Celebrations for Algeria’s victory over Burkina Faso that sent the country’s soccer team to the 2014 World Cup finals left 12 people dead and some 240 injured, authorities reported Wednesday. People […]
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Islamist militants who attacked a natural gas plant in the Sahara included two Canadians and a team of explosives experts who had memorized the layout of the sprawling complex.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two additional Americans were killed in last week’s hostage standoff at a natural gas complex in Algeria, bringing the final U.S. death toll to three, an Obama administration official said Monday.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) – An Algerian security official says de-mining squads searching for explosives found “numerous” bodies Sunday at a gas refinery where Islamic militants took dozens of foreign workers hostage.
WASHINGTON (AP) — One American worker at a natural gas complex in Algeria has been found dead, U.S. officials said Friday as other Americans are still being held by militants on the third day of the hostage standoff.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The three-day hostage standoff at a natural gas plant in Algeria’s Sahara Desert may have taken a dramatic turn. The state news service is reporting that nearly 100 hostages had been freed.
LONDON (AP) — The U.S. is working with the British and Algerian governments to assess the situation at a natural gas complex in the Sahara where Islamic militants are holding hostages from at least 10 countries.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian helicopters and special forces stormed a gas plant in the Sahara on Thursday to wipe out Islamist militants and free hostages from at least 10 countries being held inside.
(AP) – Islamic militants captured 41 foreign hostages at a natural gas complex in the Algerian desert. Some were killed, though figures varied widely. Here’s a summary of the latest information on the hostages.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A militant group that claimed responsibility said 41 foreigners, including seven Americans, were being held after an assault on one of oil-rich Algeria’s energy facilities.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the U.S. “will take all necessary and proper steps” to deal with an Islamist attack on a natural gas field in southern Algeria that has resulted in Americans and other foreigners taken hostage.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) – The U.S. embassies in two countries that border Libya are warning of more protests, after attacks in neighboring Libya in which the U.S. ambassador and three embassy staff were killed. The […]