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Britain Prime Minister David Cameron (center) speaks Jan. 18, 2013, to the House of Commons in London about the hostage situation in Algeria in this image taken from television. (Associated Press)

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Britain Prime Minister David Cameron (center) speaks Jan. 18, 2013, to the House of Commons in London about the hostage situation in Algeria in this image taken from television. (Associated Press)

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This undated image released by BP petroleum company shows the Amenas natural gas field in the eastern central region of Algeria, where Islamist militants raided and took hostages Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/BP)

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Islamist militants raided the Amenas natural gas field in Algeria on Wednesday, killing two and taking hostages, including some Americans and English, Norwegian and Japanese nationals. Algerian forces later caught up with and surrounded the kidnappers. Negotiations for the release of the hostages were ongoing, officials said. (BP via Associated Press)

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Islamist militants raided the Amenas natural gas field in Algeria on Wednesday, killing two and taking hostages, including some Americans and English, Norwegian and Japanese nationals. Algerian forces later caught up with and surrounded the kidnappers. Negotiations for the release of the hostages were ongoing, officials said. (BP via Associated Press)

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This undated image released by BP petroleum company shows the Amenas natural gas field in the eastern central region of Algeria, where Islamist militants raided and took hostages Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/BP)

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This undated image released by BP petroleum company shows the Amenas natural gas field in the eastern central region of Algeria, where Islamist militants raided and took hostages Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/BP)

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Islamist militants raided and took hostages at the Amenas natural gas field in the eastern central region of Algeria on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/BP)

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, right, and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, front left, speak during a news conference following their meeting in Algiers, Monday, Oct .29, 2012. (AP Photo/Sidali Djarboub)

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, right, and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, front left, speak during a news conference following their meeting in Algiers, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/SAUL LOEB)

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, right, talks with US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at the Mouradia Palace, in Algiers, Algeria, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Clinton, on the first stop of a five-day trip overseas, met with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as the United States and its allies ramped up preparations to fight northern Mali's breakaway Islamist republic. (AP Photo, Saul Loeb, Pool)

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton talks to reporters after her meeting with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Algiers, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Sidali Djarboub)

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US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, walks alongside Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, second right, following their meetings at Mouradia Palace in Algiers on Monday Oct. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool)

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, left shakes hands with US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, as she arrives for meetings, at the Mouradia Palace, in Algiers, Algeria, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sought Algeria's assistance on Monday for any future military intervention in Mali, pressing the North African nation to provide intelligence, if not boots on the ground to help rout the al-Qaida-linked militants across its southern border. Clinton, on the first stop of a five-day trip overseas, met with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as the United States and its allies ramped up preparations to fight northern Mali's breakaway Islamist republic. (AP Photo, Saul Loeb, Pool)

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, right poses with photographers with US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at the Mouradia Palace, in Algiers, Algeria, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. (AP Photo, Saul Loeb, Pool)

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Algerian Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci, second right, walks alongside US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, as she arrives for meetings, at the Mouradia Palace, in Algiers, Algeria, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sought Algeria's assistance on Monday for any future military intervention in Mali, pressing the North African nation to provide intelligence, if not boots on the ground to help rout the al-Qaida-linked militants across its southern border. Clinton, on the first stop of a five-day trip overseas, met with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as the United States and its allies ramped up preparations to fight northern Mali's breakaway Islamist republic. (AP Photo, Saul Loeb, Pool)

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, right, and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, front left, speak during a news conference following their meeting in Algiers, Monday, Oct .29, 2012. (AP Photo/Sidali Djarboub)

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In this May 4, 1962 file photo taken by Associated Press photographer Horst Faas, a boy carries a toy rifle as he walks with his mother past French soldiers in battle gear at the Bastille Palace in Oran, Algeria. (AP Photo/Horst Faas, File)

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Bahrain Foreign Minister Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmad al-Khalifa (right) speaks April 17, 2012, with Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mourad Medelci during the meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Arab League to discuss the situation in Syria taking place in Doha. (Associated Press)

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Gen. Carter Ham, the head of the U.S. African command, attends a conference on terrorism in the Sahara in Algiers, Algeria, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. The two-day conference on terrorism in the Sahara was originally expected to focus just on al-Qaida, but has now become inextricably tied up with the civil war in neighboring Libya. (AP Photo)