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Beheaded hostage Herve Gourdel will be avenged, France vows

Daily Mail - 24 Sep 2014
Thousands of Algerian soldiers supported by helicopters are hunting for the ISIS-linked Islamist terrorists who beheaded a French mountaineer in a sickening video released yesterday. Herve Gourdel, 55, was captured by the Islamist group Jund al-Khilifa ...
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French hostage Herve Gourdel beheaded in Algeria

BBC News - 24 Sep 2014
France has confirmed that an Algerian jihadist group linked to Islamic State (IS) militants has beheaded tourist Herve Gourdel, seized on Sunday. Jund al-Khilafa killed Mr Gourdel, 55, after its deadline for France to halt air strikes on IS in Iraq ran ...
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Body of French tourist Herve Gourdel found in Algeria

BBC News - 15 Jan 2015
The body of French tourist Herve Gourdel, beheaded by jihadists in Algeria in September, has been found south-east of the capital, Algiers. Army sources say the body of the mountain guide, 55, was found based on information from one of two men arrested ...
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Algerian army 'kills jihadist behind Herve Gourdel beheading'

BBC News - 23 Dec 2014
Algeria's defence ministry says troops have killed the leader of a jihadist militant group which kidnapped and beheaded French tourist Herve Gourdel. Abdelmalek Gouri and two associates were shot dead late on Monday in the town of Isser, a statement said.
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Herve Gourdel: Algeria in shock over beheading

BBC News - 26 Sep 2014
Algeria is in shock following the beheading of French tourist Herve Gourdel. Security has been stepped up in the capital, Algiers and police are patrolling the city's main thoroughfares and parks. Their presence is worrying the city's residents, who ...
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Herve Gourdel: One year on, the mountain has been 'cleansed'

Middle East Eye - 22 Sep 2015
He and a handful of friends dream of naming a viewing point after Herve Gourdel, the French hostage who was abducted and murdered on 23 September last year by Soldiers of the Caliphate (SoC), an Algerian group pledging loyalty to the Islamic State (IS) ...
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Hervé Gourdel nous a quittés il y a trois ans déjà

Nice-Matin - 24 Sep 2017
Hervé Gourdel est parti, mais son nom est resté. Voilà déjà trois ans que le Niçois, guide de haute montagne, a été assassiné en Algérie par un groupuscule djihadiste. Trois ans que sa famille attend le procès qui permettra, peut-être, de faire toute ...
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How Marrakesh is attracting a new kind of holidaymaker - 19 Mar 2018
In 2014 the French hostage Herve Gourdel was beheaded in Algeria. The French government put about 40 countries on a 'high alert' list, among them Morocco. The impact on French visitor numbers has been lasting with a seven per cent decrease from 2015 ...
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France and Algeria: Common Enemy, Difficult Past

Voice of America - 02 Oct 2014
In Paris, a rally took place in front of the city's main mosque to denounce radical Islam. During the past week, commemorations and protests have been held across France following the beheading of French hostage Herve Gourdel. This time, the killers ...
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Algeria profile - Timeline

BBC News - 02 Jun 2018
2014 September - Islamists behead French tourist Herve Gourdel after demanding that France end its support for the campaign against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. 2015 June - US airstrike reported to kill Mokhtar Belmokhtar, leader of the al ...
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Jund al-Khilafah in Algeria Beheads French Hostage in Video

SITE Intelligence Group (blog) - 25 Sep 2014
Jund al-Khilafah in Algeria beheaded its French hostage, Hervé Gourdel, after having given a 24-hour deadline for French President Francois Hollande to stop airstrikes on the Islamic State (IS). The 4 minute, 46 second video entitled, "A Message with ...
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Egypt: Isis-Linked Jund Al-Khilafah Threatens to Kill Christians

International Business Times UK - 30 Sep 2014
Conversely, Algeria's Isis-linked group recently killed French hostage Hervé Gourdel in a gruesome beheading video that emerged online. The Islamist fighters also pledge allegiance to Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi saying: "Here are your soldiers ...

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