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Algeria launches second rescue effort
Al Jazeera [Qatar] *, by Staff

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Posted By:LanieLou, 1/18/2013 10:00:18 PM

Algeria has begun a second military operation to rescue some 30 foreign hostages still captive by al-Qaeda-affiliated group at a gas facility in the country´s southeast. The second round of rescue efforts on Friday come as Algerian state media reported that more than 650 hostages had been freed as part of the army operation. The state-run APS news agency said 573 of those freed were Algerians. Another 100 were among the 132 foreign workers captured at the In Amenas facility. The Masked Brigade, an armed group who took hundreds hostage at the In Amenas facility,

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* w/ agencies.

News you won´t see in the US MSM.

Source & byline corrected to site style. LCom Staff.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/19/2013 6:39:02 AM     (No. 9125863)

The Algerians must have secret right wing nuts advising them, who also want to derail Obama´/Clinton´s grand diplomatic schemes to bring peace and tranquility to n.Africa. They´ve already made huge strides in promoting the muslim brotherhood,so these Algerians acting out of Obama protocol could derail his presidency.

Even worse they could postpone Hillary´s Benghazi testimony.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hicksvillekid59, 1/19/2013 7:21:23 AM     (No. 9125910)

FTA: Al Jazeera´s Rosiland Jordan, reporting from Washington, said the US has been very cautious to avoid any sign of "US involvement in terms of rescue operations".

Yeah, they did that in Bengazhi too.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: chicodon, 1/19/2013 9:10:37 AM     (No. 9126081)

Nothing, I repeat nothing, will derail Obama´s anti-gun message. This changes the subject and we can´t have that. The US press will treat this story like Benghazi.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/19/2013 9:19:02 AM     (No. 9126111)

Yeah that Algorezeera network is sure something/s.

I can´t blame Algeria for keeping their plans secret here as our WH most likely would have either tipped off the terrorists or Biden would have let slip. I do wish we could get some news on the Americans though.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Grambo, 1/19/2013 9:30:56 AM     (No. 9126147)

The Middle East and North Africa are at war, notwithstanding Obama’s insistence that al Queda is on the run, so don’t expect to hear much of it in the inaugural address.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 1/19/2013 9:35:10 AM     (No. 9126157)

The phrase ´second rescue attempt´ doesn´t sound too encouraging. If you can´t do it with the element of surprise , it´s gonna get a lot harder. Has Pinata mentioned that we can´t send our military into harms way, yet?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: gwmcclintok, 1/19/2013 10:27:34 AM     (No. 9126286)

Thank you John McCain, Lindsay Graham, Obama, Hillary, John Brenan and the mideast police that got these people killed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Chiritwo, 1/19/2013 11:48:54 AM     (No. 9126472)

#7 You forgot to add Obama to your list. Anyone with a loved one working in a foreign country is very concerned now. This gov´t should all resign so we could get some real Americans in power. They should be ashamed of their actions.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Uno_thatguy, 1/19/2013 11:56:27 AM     (No. 9126490)

Drudge says "all hostages dead."

AP says it´s unknown if any are still alive.

The Algerian army was forced to intervene when a fire broke out at the complex. They say 19 hostages and 29 attackers killed.

Algorzeera says 30 hostages and 11 al-Queda killed.

Who to believe? Let´s ask hillary or Leon Panhead. With his tight knit eyebrows and sagging jowels, he´s just got to be serious!

As for the Hildabeast! Furgeddaboutit! She can´t remember!!!

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