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Posts Tagged: American Hostages

September 7, 2016 11:03 am

Obama Admin Admits Transfer of $1.7 Billion to Iran as American Hostages Released

The Obama administration disclosed to Congress on Tuesday that it transferred a total of $1.7  billion in cash through Swiss banks to Iran around the...

August 5, 2016 12:47 pm

American Hostage Held By Iran Recounts Waiting All Night at Airport Before Release

Pastor Saeed Abedini, one of four American hostages released from Iran on Tuesday, joined the FOX Business Network’s Trish Regan to describe the night he...

February 4, 2016 11:05 am

Leading US Lawmaker Demands Explanation for Timing of $1.7 Billion Payment to Iran, Coinciding With Release of American Hostages

A powerful US lawmaker on Wednesday demanded Secretary of State John Kerry provide an explanation of a $1.7 billion claim settlement paid to Iran just...

January 23, 2013 1:12 am

Deceased Terrorist Who Led Algerian Hostage Operation Took Credit for Previous Attacks

Al Arabiya - The al-Qaeda mastermind that led the operation to kidnap hostages in the Algerian desert has been exposed when Al Arabiya sources...

January 16, 2013 9:26 pm

Americans Held Hostage by Algerian Islamists

CNN - Islamists angry over Algeria's support for the French offensive in Mali attacked a gas field in southern Algeria, killing two people and...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Palestinian-British Author Who Took Part in Controversial House of Lords Ev...

Israel is responsible for global antisemitism, a Palestinian-British writer and filmmaker told The Algemeiner, on the heels of a House of Lords event...


Shimon Peres’ Tombstone Unveiled; Netanyahu Announces Nuclear Facilit...

Israel marked 30 days since the death of former President Shimon Peres with a traditional Jewish 30 day memorial ceremony...

Middle East

UN: ISIS Using Hostages as Human Shields in Mosul

Islamic State fighters have taken “tens of thousands” of men, women and children hostage in the city of Mosul, and executed at least 232 people on Wednesday, according to the...