Comments for: U.S. prosecutors charge al-Qaida commander over Algeria attack

Posted July 19, 2013, at 9:40 p.m.

NEW YORK — U.S. prosecutors on Friday charged a commander of al-Qaida’s North African operations with participating in an attack on an Algerian gas plant in January that killed dozens of workers, including three Americans. Mokhtar Belmokhtar was charged in an eight-count complaint with conspiracy to provide material support to …

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