Amenas Gas Processing Plant

  • Algeria: Death toll climbs past 80 in siege in the Sahara January 21, 2013

    Algiers: The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara climbed past 80 on Sunday as Algerian forces searching the refinery for explosives found dozens more bodies, many so badly disfigured it was unclear whether they were hostages or militants, a security official said. Algerian...
  • Algerian attack reminder of threat by al Qaeda: Obama January 20, 2013

    Washington: Condemning the terrorist attack in Algeria, US President Barack Obama has blamed terrorists for the tragedy and said attack is another reminder of the threat posed by al Qaeda and other violent extremist groups in North Africa. "Today, the thoughts and prayers of the American people are with the families...