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BBC Live: Algeria hostage siege
BBC ^ | Jan 2013 | Staff

Posted on 01/17/2013 9:59:54 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Latest news at the top of the article.....

From the Begginnin.....i.e.....the bottom.

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1353:

The hostages were seized on Wednesday morning after heavily armed militants attacked a bus leaving the plant but were repelled by their police escort.  


(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: algeria; algeriahostagecrisis; bbc; jihadwar; mali; maliwar

1 posted on 01/17/2013 9:59:58 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: kristinn; NormsRevenge; TigersEye; Marine_Uncle; justa-hairyape; onyx; Fred Nerks; SunkenCiv; ...
Thousht this might be useful.......

Got a few typos ....sorry!

2 posted on 01/17/2013 10:02:46 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: All
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An Algerian news website, TSA, says the army is now in full control of the gas facility. No figures available on number of casualties, the website adds. 


3 posted on 01/17/2013 10:06:38 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Frnce24 has been providing good blogging and tv. Both can be found on their site.

blog
http://www.france24.com/en/20130117-liveblog-algeria-hostage-algeria-bp-gas-plant-mali-war-france

in general
http://www.france24.com/en/


4 posted on 01/17/2013 10:07:28 AM PST by Theoria
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To: Theoria

Thanks.


5 posted on 01/17/2013 10:14:05 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thousht this might be useful.......

Thanksh you very mush.
6 posted on 01/17/2013 10:16:37 AM PST by Resettozero
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To: Resettozero
LOL>

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The Algerian military had a plan to retake the facility and there were casualties among both the militants and hostages, including "multiple" deaths, CBS News reports, quoting a diplomatic source.  


7 posted on 01/17/2013 10:18:59 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: All
Obama knows:

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1716:

The White House says it is seeking clarity about the events at the gas site.  


8 posted on 01/17/2013 10:21:44 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I’ve been reading 35 or so of the hostages and 15 of the hostage-takers were killed. Not just AJ English but the Telegraph is reporting this as well.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/algeria/9808174/Algeria-hostage-crisis-live.html


9 posted on 01/17/2013 10:23:21 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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More:

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The White House says US President Barack Obama has been briefed regularly about developments regarding the siege.

10 posted on 01/17/2013 10:24:18 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Thanks,


11 posted on 01/17/2013 10:25:43 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: All; AnAmericanAbroad
France is not bking off of their actions in Mali,....goo!

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1753:

Algerian media have been breaking much of the news about the military operation. Here a man reads in a paper in the capital, Algiers, which has the headline "Terrorist attack and hostage-taking in In Amenas".

Man reads newspaper in Algiers, 17 January
 
12 posted on 01/17/2013 10:29:52 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Same was announced in Russia.


13 posted on 01/17/2013 10:29:52 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Soon the "invisible hand" will press the economic "reset" button.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
The White House says US President Barack Obama has been briefed regularly about developments regarding the siege.

Thank goodness! Now, help will be on the way soon.
14 posted on 01/17/2013 10:32:34 AM PST by Resettozero
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Good to hear France is sticking to their guns, so to speak.


15 posted on 01/17/2013 10:37:32 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

No problem.


16 posted on 01/17/2013 10:38:28 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Cowboy Bob; AnAmericanAbroad
Agrees with the headline from the Daily Mail.....FR Thread :

'Thirty-five hostages killed in Algerian helicopter attack on BP gas plant siege': Two Brits feared

17 posted on 01/17/2013 10:40:41 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
"The White House says US President Barack Obama has been briefed regularly about developments regarding the siege."
In between tees at the golf course, most likely. :)
18 posted on 01/17/2013 10:50:54 AM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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The video ( currently seem to be three clips.....) shows Jay Carney (3rd clip) at the White House making comments......


19 posted on 01/17/2013 10:52:00 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Resettozero

See the video....for jay Carney....


20 posted on 01/17/2013 10:53:55 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Marine_Uncle

Jay Carney has briefed the Reporters....see the Video at the Website.


21 posted on 01/17/2013 10:56:36 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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UK Prime Minister Cameron clip added....


22 posted on 01/17/2013 11:05:05 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Looks like this facility is right on the border with Libya. Great idea arming Libyan militant Islamists just because the French were mad at Ghadaffi.


23 posted on 01/17/2013 11:14:02 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: Resettozero
The White House says US President Barack Obama has been briefed regularly about developments regarding the siege. Thank goodness! Now, help will be on the way soon.

If given the chance Barry will blame the French. Count on it.
24 posted on 01/17/2013 11:15:11 AM PST by freebird5850 (The only good thing about Barry getting re-elected is now we get to see him fall from a higher place)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
"Jay Carney has briefed the Reporters....see the Video at the Website."

Must I watched this useful progressive idiot. Oh well ok. :)
25 posted on 01/17/2013 11:22:05 AM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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To: freebird5850

Has anybody heard from John McClain?


26 posted on 01/17/2013 11:24:58 AM PST by Delta Dawn (at)
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To: freebird5850
If given the chance Barry will blame the French. Count on it.

Best as I can discern, it doesn't matter what he says or does. Official Washington (and the press, but of course) just lets him continue to portray the starring role as The President of the United States of America, with little or no regard for the eventual outcomes and blowbacks on all of us.

Just one big LAAAAAAAAAAA! (Sixth note of scale)
27 posted on 01/17/2013 11:26:27 AM PST by Resettozero
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; All
Fox's Jennifer Griffin via Twitter:

Source: two Americans escape from Algerian kidnappers - en route to London now. At least one American still held - possibly more.

28 posted on 01/17/2013 11:30:00 AM PST by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

http://twitter.com/search/realtime?q=ALGERIA&src=typd

“Algeria” twitters.


29 posted on 01/17/2013 11:30:25 AM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: kristinn; Marine_Uncle; justa-hairyape; Resettozero; freebird5850; Cowboy Bob; AnAmericanAbroad; ...
Thanks for the update.

I think the jay Carney clip was pulled,...UK PM Cameron added.

30 posted on 01/17/2013 11:35:58 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: mrsmith
From your link:

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Kayla Feige @KFeige

Let's just add to Obama's already questionable foreign incident response. Not even a bat of the eye for the 7 American hostages in Algeria?

31 posted on 01/17/2013 11:40:19 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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From the tweets :

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White House: We don’t know if American hostages in Algeria are alive or dead

Posted By Josh Rogin Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 2:16 PM

32 posted on 01/17/2013 11:44:43 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Carney believes (Obama’s goon squad), they must “seek clarity”, per today’s White Hut press meeting, surrounding questions on the BP issue in Algeria. I spent as little time on the video as I could spare myself.


33 posted on 01/17/2013 12:08:54 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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To: Marine_Uncle
An update:

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34 posted on 01/17/2013 12:44:48 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

latest seem to be either 4 or 6 hostage deaths.


35 posted on 01/17/2013 12:54:48 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I can form a image of the kenyan goon slouching back on his golf cart seat, with a cell phone in his hand.


36 posted on 01/17/2013 1:06:57 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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To: Marine_Uncle

He could be talking with Tiger Woods trying to give HIM some help!


37 posted on 01/17/2013 1:13:45 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

hmmmmm. I didn’t think of that angle.


38 posted on 01/17/2013 1:24:59 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

ABC News’ veteran correspondent Martha Raddatz quotes a senior US official as saying 10 Americans were taken hostage and “this is far from over.”

Martha Raddatz


39 posted on 01/17/2013 2:24:16 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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