7 French Hostages Taken In Western Africa, Bringing Total Number to 15

Around 7:00 am local time Tuesday February 19, seven French tourists were taken at gunpoint in Cameroon merely two days after seven other foreigners were seized from a construction site in Nigeria. The seven French citizens are from the same family, four of whom are children. The family was visiting Waza national park near Lake […]

UPDATED – Algeria Raids Gas Plant Where Islamist Terrorists Hold Hostages, Many Hostages Dead or Missing

On Thursday, January 17, Algerian Special Forces raided a gas plant where an Islamist terrorist group was holding hostages. As of 11:30 EST January 18, there have been reports that approximately 30-35 hostages and 18 militants were killed during the operation. The Algerian state news agency reported that over 600 were taken hostage. The plant […]