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Libya ex-spy chief's daughter freed Sinai security hostages 'freed' Count of hostage deaths in Algeria standoff rises to 37 Map of Amenas Algeria  At least 37 hostages died in the terrorist seizure and ensuing special forces assault on an natural gas plant in Algeria, prime minister said Hostage death toll 'rises to 48'   Algeria: At least 48 hostages are now thought to have died in a four-day siege at a gas plant. 25 bodies found at the complex were all those of capti... Algeria 'kidnappers taken alive'   Five suspected members of the Islamist group which held foreign and local workers hostage at an Algerian gas plant have been arrested 7 hostages reported dead in 'final assault'  Algeria: Algerian troops ended a hostage crisis at a remote gas facility with one last, bloody assault, after three days of chaos and confusion left... Algeria siege ends in bloodshed Map of Amenas Algeria
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B. 2015-12-11 Gaddafi's son Hannibal freed after kidnap in Lebanon Baalbek, Lebanon
C. 2015-06-09 ISIS captures 88 Eritrean Christians in Libya Libya
3. 2015-04-27 Libyan TV crew found dead eight months after kidnap Al Bayda, Eastern Libya
4. 2015-02-01 Kidnapped Libya Opec official found Tripoli, Libya
2014-10-04 Briton held hostage in Libya freed Libya
G. 2014-09-22 Algeria militants seize French man Kabylie, Algeria
7. 2014-01-26 Egyptian diplomats kidnapped in Libya freed Tripoli, Libya
8. 2013-11-17 Libyan intelligence deputy kidnapped Tripoli airport, Tripoli, Libya

Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men Map of Tripoli Libya
  Gaddafi's son Hannibal freed after kidnap in Lebanon Map of Baalbek Lebanon  Late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Hannibal has been freed after being briefly kidnapped by an armed group in Lebanon   ISIS captures 88 Eritrean Christians in Libya  The ISIS terror group kidnapped 88 Eritrean Christians from a people-smugglers' caravan in Libya last week Libyan TV crew found dead eight months after kidnap   Eastern Libya: The bodies were found near the city of Al Bayda, close to the site of the kidnapping   Kidnapped Libya Opec official found   The Libyan representative to the oil producers' organisation Opec has been released, more than two weeks after being kidnapped Briton held hostage in Libya freed   British teacher David Bolam has been released after being held hostage by militants in Libya since May Algeria militants seize French man Egyptian diplomats kidnapped in Libya freed Libyan intelligence deputy kidnapped   US and UN decry Libyan PM abduction  Washington: The US, UK and France, along with the UN, have condemned the brief abduction of and pledged their support for its transition to democracy Libyan prime minister freed after kidnapping

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  Ali Zidan has been freed after armed kidnappers abducted him earlier from a hotel in apparent retaliation for a U.S. special forces' raid
  Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been seized by armed men from a hotel in the capital, Tripoli 'to an unknown place for unknown reasons'
 The government website said he had been taken 'by a group thought to be from the Tripoli Revolutionaries Control Room and the Committee for Fighting Crime'

  Algerian troops have ended a siege at a gas facility in the Sahara desert killing 11 Islamist militants after they killed seven hostages
 The hostages were summarily killed as the troops tried to free them. Foreign workers were among the hostages
Jan.18 Hostage nations' Algeria concern   Nations with hostages being held by militants at an Algerian gas plant have expressed concern at the ongoing siege Jan.17 Hostages missing in Algeria raid Map of Amenas Algeria
  An Algerian army operation to free hostages at a gas facility in the desert has left a number of Islamist militants and their captives missing
Jan.16 Americans held hostage in Algeria   Islamists attacked a gas field in eastern Algeria, killing two people and seizing hostages, including Westerners

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May.31 Kidnappers free U.S. tourists in Egypt
. Sinai

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Oct.18 9 Chinese workers, 2 Sudanese kidnapped   Nine Chinese oil workers and two Sudanese drivers are kidnapped in the province of Kordofan Sep.29 Kidnapped European tourists freed
  Egypt: 11 tourists and their Egyptian guides, who were kidnapped 10 days ago in southern Egypt were released unharmed
Sep.28 Tourist kidnappers 'shot dead'
. Sudan

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Jul.21 Algerian diplomats kidnapped  Baghdad: 2 diplomats were abducted outside a restaurant in Mansour neighborhood Jul.3 Egypt ambassador to Iraq kidnapped  Baghdad: Ihab al-Sherif, the first to represent an Arab country in post-war Iraq, was abducted near his home Feb.6 4 Egyptians taken hostage
. Baghdad

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Sep.24 Six Egyptians taken
  Baghdad: Gunmen have seized Egyptians in a raid on their Baghdad office Jul.26 Egyptian diplomat released
. Iraq Jul.23 Militants take Egyptian diplomat hostage
  Iraq: Militants displayed on videotape 8 hostages -- 7 truck drivers and the third-highest Egyptian diplomat in Iraq Jul.15 Egyptian hostage in Iraq faces deadline

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May.19 Raid frees last Sahara tourists
. Algeria May.14 17 Sahara tourist hostages freed  Algeria: Commandos freed 10 Austrians, 6 Germans and a Swede kidnapped by a terrorist group linked to al Qaeda May.4 Algeria 'negotiating tourists' freedom'

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