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The logo of Spanish transport company Swiftair is seen on the company headquarters in Madrid on July 24, 2014 following the disappearance of an Air Algerie MD-83 operated aircracaft over Africa and leased by Swiftair. (credit: JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: Algerian Official Confirms Air Algerie Flight Carrying 116 People Crashed

An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from radar, the official Algerian news agency said Thursday.

07/24/2014

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7 World Cup Pitch Invaders Who Regret Nothing

Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.

07/14/2014

A picture shows an accommodation compound belonging to Algeria's Sonatrach oil company in Tiguentourine near In Amenas in the desert in Algeria's deep south on Jan. 19, 2013. (credit: FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: 3 Americans Killed In Terror Siege At Algeria Natural Gas Plant

The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara climbed to at least 81 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.

01/21/2013

File photo of the natural gas plant in Algeria at the heart of the current hostage situation. (credit: FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Death Toll Climbs Past 80 In Siege In The Sahara

The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara climbed to at least 81 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.

01/20/2013

British Prime Minister David Cameron (C) leaves Number 10 Downing Street to travel to the House of Commons to deliver a statement on the unfolding hostage situation in Algeria on January 18, 2013 in London, England.  (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Algeria: 32 Militants Killed, With 23 Hostages

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Algerian government says 32 militants and 23 captives were killed during the three-day military operation to end the hostage crisis at a natural gas plant in the Sahara. The provisional […]

01/19/2013

Leon Panetta and other US and UK officials are still deciphering "sketchy" information trickling back from the deadly Algerian terrorist attack. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Panetta: Much Remains ‘Sketchy’ About Algerian Terrorist Assault

The U.S. and British defense chiefs said Saturday the hostage crisis in Algeria ended with more deaths, but that details remained unclear. They blamed the militants who seized the natural gas complex in the Sahara, and not Algeria’s government for its rescue operation.

01/19/2013

A general view shows an oil installation on the outskirts of In Amenas, deep in the Sahara near the Libyan border, on January 18, 2013. Islamist hostage-takers at a nearby gas field in the area, more than 1,300 kms southeast of the capital Algiers, demanded a prisoner swap and an end to the French military campaign in Mali, a report said, while 30 foreigners were reported still missing in the worst international hostage drama for years. (Credit: FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images)

State Department: 1 American Dead in Algerian Standoff

One American worker at a natural gas complex in Algeria has been found dead, U.S. officials said Friday as the Obama administration sought to secure the release of Americans still being held by militants on the third day of the hostage standoff in the Sahara.

01/18/2013

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