Algerian hostage crisis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26503/all en Hostage crisis in Algeria as Mali offensive continues http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5734675 <p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; line-height: 1.2;">French President Francois Hollande said Thursday that events in Algeria support the France&#39;s ground offensive in neighboring Mali.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5734675" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Algeria Algerian hostage crisis Mali France Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:26:00 +0000 Daniel DeFraia 5734675 at http://www.globalpost.com Who is behind the Algerian hostage crisis? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130117/who-behind-the-algerian-hostage-crisis <p>Mokhtar Belmokhtar, alleged mastermind of the hostage seizure at the BP gas facility in Algeria, has long been a formidable and elusive foe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130117/who-behind-the-algerian-hostage-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Algerian hostage crisis Need to Know Conflict Zones France United States Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:55:00 +0000 David Case 5735620 at http://www.globalpost.com Algeria crisis: Who are the hostages? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130117/algeria-crisis-hostages-nationalities-in-amenas-oil-field While a number of Westerners are among the hostages, the governments involved have kept details sparse out of safety concerns.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130117/algeria-crisis-hostages-nationalities-in-amenas-oil-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Algerian hostage crisis Need to Know Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:34:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5735690 at http://www.globalpost.com 5 recent hostage rescues that ended in tragedy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/conflict-zones/130117/5-recent-hostage-rescues-ended-tragedy Reports about possible fatalities in the hostage crisis at a BP gas field in Algeria serve as a grim reminder that hostage rescues often end in tragedy.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/conflict-zones/130117/5-recent-hostage-rescues-ended-tragedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Algerian hostage crisis Conflict Zones Somalia Nigeria Philippines Thu, 17 Jan 2013 19:44:00 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5735784 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Algeria hostages still missing after deadly rescue raid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-algeria-hostages-remain-missing-after-deadly-rescue-raid The hostage crisis in Algeria is far from over, everything's at stake in Mali, and Lance Armstrong finally 'fesses up.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-algeria-hostages-remain-missing-after-deadly-rescue-raid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Algerian hostage crisis Conflict Zones Chatter Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:39:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5736042 at http://www.globalpost.com Algeria: 7 hostages, 11 militants dead as conflict comes to an end http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130119/algeria-7-hostages-11-militants-dead-conflict-comes-end The nationalities of the hostages were not immediately known.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130119/algeria-7-hostages-11-militants-dead-conflict-comes-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Algeria Algerian hostage crisis Conflict Zones Sat, 19 Jan 2013 15:07:20 +0000 Jill Langlois 5736585 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: More bodies found after Algeria hostage crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-more-bodies-found-after-algeria-hostage-crisis The death toll rises in Algeria, Barack Obama prepares to take the oath, and India chases justice for the Delhi gang rape victim.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-more-bodies-found-after-algeria-hostage-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Algerian hostage crisis Conflict Zones Chatter Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:44:31 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5737155 at http://www.globalpost.com Algeria: 37 foreign hostages dead, Algerian PM says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130121/algeria-hostage-takers-canadian-reports Algerian authorities have indicated that the attackers hailed from at least six different countries, including Mali and Canada.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130121/algeria-hostage-takers-canadian-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Algerian hostage crisis Conflict Zones Canada Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:42:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5737223 at http://www.globalpost.com