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  • Terrorists Still Holding Hostages in Algeria     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    Terrorist want to exchange hostages for Omar Abdel Rahman, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis. Also, a look at the impact on energy prices, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Algeria Hostage Saga Continues     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    The hostage rescue operation in Algeria is an ongoing, fluid situation, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Hostage Situations Are Never Simple: Expert     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Oualid Khelifi, research analyst at African Energy, talks to CNBC about the hostage situation in Algeria and why the Algerian army decided to move in.

  • How to Trade Oil Now     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    Oil is slipping slightly this morning as the Algeria hostage crisis continues, with Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director, BK Asset Management; Kevin Book, ClearView Energy Partners; Barry Knapp; Barclays; and Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust.

  • Could the Algerian Terrorism Spread?     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    Helima Croft, geopolitical strategist at Barclays, draws attention to the vulnerability of the oil market if the Algerian groups targeted the Libyan energy facilities.

  • How Important Is Algerian Gas for Europe?     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    Neil Atkinson, director of energy research & analysis at Datamonitor, tells CNBC that Algeria is very important for the European oil and gas market, with countries like Italy taking about a third of their gas from the country.

  • Algerian Government Began Military Action     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the chronology of the terrorist attack in Algeria and on the intervention by the Algerian government that has taken place already; saying as many as 7 U.S. citizens were involved in the situation.

  • Rio Tinto's New Chief to Turn Company Around?     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says Rio Tinto remains a takeover target but he thinks new CEO Sam Walsh can turn the company around.

  • Clinton Addresses Hostage Crisis in Algeria     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke with Algerian officials yesterday about the hostage crisis, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Oil Hits 4-Month High     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 2:27 PM ET

    The crisis in Algeria is playing a role in oil's big surge today, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • American Hostages Status Unclear     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 2:22 PM ET

    Breaking details on the Algeria hostage crisis, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Algerian Army Moves on Terrorists     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 10:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on a BP statement that it's been told the Algerian army is trying to take control of a natural gas site where terrorists are holding hostages, including Americans. (1:07)

  • Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, tells CNBC that the instability in North Africa, with Islamic militants holding a gas facility hostage, could be quite negative for long-term investment in the region.

  • 41 Hostages Taken In Algeria, 3 Are American     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Islamic militants have taken as many as 41 hostages, including 3 U.S. citizens, in Algeria, and the White House is calling this a "terrorist attack," reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Algeria Attack Won't Change Oil's Risk Premium     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management warns investors not to expect a drastic rise in oil's risk premium as a result of the Algerian attacks. He expects a $3 to $4 increase.

  • American Hostages In 'Terror Attack': Panetta     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 2:13 PM ET

    There has been a "terrorist attack" on a gas facility in Algeria where Americans are among 41 people being held hostage by Islamic militants. Helima Croft of Barclays, offers insight.

  • Sen. Coons on Algerian Gas Facility Attack     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has confirmed Americans and others are being held by Islamic militants after what he calls a "terrorist attack" occurred at a natural gas facility in Algeria. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), offers insight.

  • Panetta: 'Terrorist Attack' In Algeria     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said an overnight attack on the natural gas facility in Algeria "was a terrorist attack," and confirms that Americans and others are being held by Islamic militants. (1:48)

  • Americans Reportedly Taken Hostage in Algeria     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 1:25 PM ET

    U.S. citizens are among 41 people reportedly taken hostage at a BP field in Algeria, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Breaking News: Americans Taken Hostage     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 12:25 PM ET

    A number of Americans are among 41 people taken hostage, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.