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This still image from video published on the Internet on Wednesday by a group calling itself Jund al-Khilafah, or Soldiers of the Caliphate, shows members of the group standing behind French mountaineer Herve Gourdel just before beheading him. AP hide caption

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Smoke rose Sunday during demining operations at the gas plant in eastern Algeria that Islamist militants attacked last week. Louafi Larbi /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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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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Steve Inskeep talks with Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

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