Algeria: Hostages Still Missing

Five foreigners are still unaccounted after a takeover by Islamist militants at a gas facility in Amenas has been neutralised.
  • Algeria:  Hostage-Takers Threaten to Attack France

    Radio France Internationale, 22 January 2013

    Five foreigners were still missing on Tuesday in the aftermath of the hostage crisis at Algeria's remote In Amenas gas plant. The Islamist group that staged the attack has ... read more »

Photo: BP

Natural gas facility in Amenas, Algeria.


  • Algeria:  70 die in Algeria hostage rescue

    Cameroon Tribune, 21 January 2013

    Officials say 48 hostages and 32 hostage-takers were killed, with many still unaccounted for. read more »

  • Algeria:  French Citizen Killed in Algerian Hostage Crisis

    Radio France Internationale, 19 January 2013

    A Frenchman has been killed during an operation to rescue workers held hostage by Islamic militants at a gas field in eastern Algeria. read more »