On Thursday, Algerian forces opened fire on Islamists holding dozens of foreigners hostage. The militants, who have been linked to al-Qaida, say they took over the gas facility deep into the Sahara Desert in retaliation for France's attack on Islamic militants in the west African nation of Mali.
Algeria Hostage Crisis Stretches Into Another Day
Fri, January 18, 2013 9:00am
Story by Renee Montagne
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