Algerian men look at national newspapers headlining the terrorist attack and kidnapping in Amenas at a news stand in Algiers on Thursday. Ouahab Hebbat/AP hide caption

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Islamist militants raided the In Amenas natural gas field (pictured) in Algeria on Wednesday and took several hostages. BP/AP hide caption

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This photo, released on Saturday by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD), shows French Mirage 2000 D jets flying over Mali. ECPAD/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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A map shown Sunday during a news conference held by French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris shows the movement of French troops and aircraft n Mali. Kenzo Tribouillard /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sept. 11, 2012: A blaze erupted during the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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