Al Qaeda in Mali, AKA al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, has released 2 hostage videos showing that Swedish citizen Gustafsson and South African McGown are alive.


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Isabelle Prime, a French aid worker for Yemen’s Social Fund for Development, was captured by Yemeni Houthi rebels in Sanaa in February. She threatens suicide.

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A new campaign launches on Thursday to press for more efforts to bring home Austin Tice, thought to be the last American still being held hostage in Syria.

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ISIS has released a new video featuring Jihadi John standing over 2 Japanese hostages and demanding a $200m ransom. Haruna Yakuwa is a private military contractor.

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ISIS has released a new video featuring Jihadi John standing over 2 Japanese hostages and demanding a $200m ransom. Kenji Goto Jogo is a journalist from Japan.

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The Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney was taken hostage by an Islamist terrorist named Haron Monis. Watch terrified people flee the scene past the military.

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The suspect has been identified as 20-year-old Fuaed Abdo Ahmed.

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A breaking hostage situation has SWAT personnel surrounding a building near the NYPD headquarters.

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A man in New Jersey is believed to have killed a woman and one of her children while holding the rest of her kids hostage in Trenton.

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Go inside the FBI’s amazing mission to rescue a 5-year-old boy held captive for a week in an underground bunker.

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As many as seven Americans are reportedly among the hostages seized in an attack on an oil field in Algeria.

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An armed man took hostages in Aurora, Colorado (the same town as The Dark Knight Rises Massacre). The shooter and his three hostages are all dead.

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