Mokhtar Belmokhtar

  • Al Qaeda leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar 'killed in Mali' March 3, 2013

    N'Djamena: Chadian soldiers in Mali have killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the al Qaeda commander behind a bloody mass hostage-taking at an Algerian gas plant in January, Chad's military said on Saturday. His death would be a major blow to Islamist rebels in northern Mali who have been pushed into their mountain strongholds...