Algeria: Hostages Still Missing
Five foreigners are still unaccounted after a takeover by Islamist militants at a gas facility in Amenas has been neutralised.
Natural gas facility in Amenas, Algeria.
South African Government, 21 January 2013
The Government of the Republic of South Africa strongly condemns the terrorist attack that took place at the Tigantourine gas processing facility outside Amenas in Algeria on 16... read more »
Magharebia, 22 January 2013
Terrorists from Mauritania to Egypt took part in the bloody assault on an Algerian gas facility.read more »
North Africa: Threat Al-Qaeda in Maghreb Poses to Europe 'Overstated'
African Arguments, 22 January 2013
Is Al-Qaeda about to bring terrorism to Europe's backyard in North Africa?read more »
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 »
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 »
Tunis Afrique Presse, 19 January 2013
Algerian troops have ended a siege at a gas facility in the Sahara desert killing 11 Islamist militants after they killed seven hostages, Algerian state news agency APS said. The... read more »
Egypt State Information Service, 20 January 2013
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry yesterday stressed condemnation of kidnapping a large number of hostages within an operation targeting an Algerian desert gas complex. Egypt expressed... read more »