Echoes in Algeria

Print edition : February 22, 2013

Algerian firemen carry the coffin of a person killed during the hostage crisis on January 21. Photo: Anis Belghoul/AP

In Amenas natural gas field in Algeria. Photo: AP

Coffins of Japanese nationals who were killed in the hostage crisis in Algeria being transported from a government aircraft at Haneda airport in Tokyo on January 25. Photo: Toru Hanai/REUTERS

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan and his counterparts Hamadi Jebali of Tunisia and Abdelmalek Sellal of Algeria in Ghadames, Libya, to discuss security along their borders. Photo: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP

Staff at the Norwegian Foreign Department handling the hostage situation in Algeria at the Norwegian Foreign Department in Oslo on January 17. Photo: Stian Lysberg Solum/AFP

As Al Qaeda-aligned terrorists storm a gas refinery in Algeria using weapons supplied by France and Britain, the government retaliates with a military strike that leaves several dead.
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