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  • Dozens held after Islamists attack Algerian gas field

    01/16/2013 9:35:55 AM PST · by JerseyanExile · 7 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 16, 2013 | Lamine Chikhi
    Islamist militants attacked a gas field in Algeria on Wednesday, claiming to have kidnapped up to 41 foreigners including seven Americans in a dawn raid in retaliation for France's intervention in Mali, according to regional media reports. The raiders were also reported to have killed three people, including a Briton and a French national. An al Qaeda affiliated group said the raid had been carried out because of Algeria's decision to allow France to use its air space for attacks against Islamists in Mali, where French forces have been in action against al Qaeda-linked militants since last week. The attack...
  • US Confirms Americans Taken After Algeria Attack (SecDef Panetta: "Terrorist Attack"

    01/16/2013 10:47:03 AM PST · by kristinn · 66 replies
    AP via U.S. News ^ | Wednesday, January 16, 2013 | Bradley Klapper
    The Obama administration is condemning an Islamist attack on a natural gas field in southern Algeria and confirming that Americans are among those being held hostage. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters in Italy that Americans were among the hostages and called the incident a "terrorist attack."
  • Islamic Iran - Islamic Regime - AHMADI-NEJAD - Coming to Somewhere Near You

    09/22/2007 7:53:43 PM PDT · by FARS · 21 replies · 343+ views
    AntiMullah ^ | September 22. 2007 | Alan Peters
    With pictures worth a thousand words, here is a look at what Ahmadi-Nejad's visit means and what incompetence in our political arena and denial of reality can bring very close to home. Yours and mine. Not as far fetched as it seems at first blush. The extent of unthinkably violent "repression and suppression" depicted in this real photo of the Bassiji "police" may not reach America nor Europe tomorrow but will be a logical conclusion to the events unfolding now. All pointing in that direction as we hesitate and waffle, hoping the nightmare will go away when we awake.How stupid...