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2017-05-06 83 Chibok girls have been released Banki, Borno, Northern Nigeria
C. 2016-12-24 Freed Chibok girls reunited with their families for Christmas Chibok, Northern Nigeria
3. 2016-08-14 Chibok girls: Boko Haram video shows captives Chibok, Nigeria
E. 2016-05-19 Chibok girls: Second schoolgirl rescued Borno, Northern Nigeria
F. 2016-05-18 Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria Sambisa Forest, Nigeria
6. 2016-04-13 Chibok girls 'shown alive' in Boko Haram video Nigeria
H. 2016-01-15 Hostages freed from Ouagadougou hotel Splendid Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
I. 2015-08-02 Boko Haram crisis: Army rescues 178 people Borno, Northern Nigeria

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Libyan prime minister freed after kidnapping Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men   Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been seized by armed men from a hotel in the capital, Tripoli 'to an unknown place for unknown reasons' Foreign workers abducted in Nigeria Algeria siege ends in bloodshed Map of Amenas Algeria  Algerian troops have ended a siege at a gas facility in the Sahara desert killing 11 Islamist militants after they killed seven hostages Hostages missing in Algeria raid Briton, Italian killed amid rescue Navy SEALs rescue aid workers Doctors seized near Somali border Couple tell of Somalia kidnapping Kidnapped European tourists freed
83 Chibok girls have been released   Eighty-three schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria have been released into military custody Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria   One of the missing Chibok schoolgirls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago Chibok girls 'shown alive' in Boko Haram video '200 villagers' kidnapped in Nigeria Boko Haram reach ceasefire deal, kidnapped girls to go free Turkish hostages held by IS in Iraq released Boko Haram suspected of abducting more than 50 villagers Nigeria army 'knows where girls are' US planes search for Nigerian girls Nigeria kidnapped girls 'shown in Boko Haram video' Eight more Nigeria girls abducted 'I will sell them,' Boko Haram leader says of kidnapped girls 'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school Map of Chibok Borno Nigeria


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May.18   Nigeria
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Dec.18   Northern Nigeria
Oct.17   Nigeria
Sep.19   Mosul
Aug.15   Northern Nigeria
May.26   Nigeria
May.12   Nigeria
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May.6   Northern Nigeria
May.5   Nigeria
Apr.15   Northern Nigeria
  Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say


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Oct.10   Libya
Oct.9   Libya
Feb.17   Northern Nigeria
Jan.19   Algeria
Jan.17   Algeria


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  83 Chibok girls have been released Map of Banki Borno Nigeria


year 2017 Top ^

May.6   Northern Nigeria
  Eighty-three schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria have been released into military custody
Mar.16   Somalia Somali pirates who seized oil tanker release it without conditions

year 2016 Top ^

Dec.24   Northern Nigeria Freed Chibok girls reunited with their families for Christmas
Aug.14   Nigeria Chibok girls: Boko Haram video shows captives May.19   Northern Nigeria Chibok girls: Second schoolgirl rescued May.18   Nigeria   Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria Map of Sambisa Forest Nigeria
  One of the missing Chibok schoolgirls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago
Apr.13   Nigeria   Chibok girls 'shown alive' in Boko Haram video
  A video released by the Nigerian Islamist group appears to prove that some of the schoolgirls kidnapped two years ago from the town are still alive Jan.15   Burkina Faso Hostages freed from Ouagadougou hotel

year 2015 Top ^

Aug.2   Northern Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: Army rescues 178 people
Jun.9   Libya ISIS captures 88 Eritrean Christians in Libya May.1   Northern Nigeria Nigerian army frees another 234 women and children Apr.27   Eastern Libya Libyan TV crew found dead eight months after kidnap Apr.13   Nigeria Chibok girls remembered one year on   Northern Nigeria Chibok girls 'seen with Boko Haram in Gwoza' Mar.10   Cameroon Boko Haram children 'forgot names' Mar.1   Southern Sudan 'Hundreds' of S Sudan boys seized Feb.21   Southern Sudan Gunmen seize 89 boys from South Sudan camp Feb.1   Libya Kidnapped Libya Opec official found Jan.18  Cameroon  Boko Haram 'in Cameroon kidnappings' Jan.3  Northern Nigeria  Extremists kidnap 40 males in northern Nigeria

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.18   Northern Nigeria   '200 villagers' kidnapped in Nigeria   Boko Haram militants have stormed a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping about 200 Oct.17   Nigeria Boko Haram reach ceasefire deal, kidnapped girls to go free   Nigeria has reached a ceasefire agreement with the Islamist terror group that includes the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls Oct.4   Libya Briton held hostage in Libya freed
Sep.19   Mosul   Turkish hostages held by IS in Iraq released  Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State (IS) in the north Iraqi city of Mosul in June are now back in Turkey, PM Ahmet Davutoglu ... Aug.15   Northern Nigeria Boko Haram suspected of abducting more than 50 villagers   Residents of a Nigerian village on the shore of Lake Chad say at least 50 residents are missing after a raid by suspected Boko Haram militan... May.26   Nigeria Nigeria army 'knows where girls are'   The Nigerian military say they know where the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are but they will not attempt a rescue May.12   Nigeria US planes search for Nigerian girls   The US has revealed it is flying manned surveillance missions over Nigeria to try to find more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram   Northern Nigeria Nigeria kidnapped girls 'shown in Boko Haram video'   Islamist militants Boko Haram have released a video apparently showing about 130 girls kidnapped from a school in northern Nigeria on April 14 May.6   Northern Nigeria Eight more Nigeria girls abducted   Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap eight girls in northern Nigeria, following last month's mass abduction May.5   Nigeria 'I will sell them,' Boko Haram leader says of kidnapped girls
  Fears for the fate of more than 200 girls turned even more nightmarish when the leader of the Islamist group announced plans to sell them Apr.15   Northern Nigeria 'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school Map of Chibok Borno Nigeria
  Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say


year 2013 Top ^

Oct.10   Libya Libyan prime minister freed after kidnapping   Ali Zidan has been freed after armed kidnappers abducted him earlier from a hotel in apparent retaliation for a U.S. special forces' raid Oct.9   Libya Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men
Map of Tripoli Libya
  Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been seized by armed men from a hotel in the capital, Tripoli 'to an unknown place for unknown reasons'.    The government website said he had been taken 'by a group thought to be from ...
Mar.10   Northern Nigeria Nigeria hostages are feared dead Feb.17   Northern Nigeria Foreign workers abducted in Nigeria   At least six foreign workers have been seized and a security guard shot dead by gunmen who attacked a construction company site in northern ... Jan.21   Algeria Count of hostage deaths in Algeria standoff rises to 37 Jan.19   Algeria Algeria siege ends in bloodshed
Map of Amenas Algeria
  Algerian troops have ended a siege at a gas facility in the Sahara desert killing 11 Islamist militants after they killed seven hostages
 The hostages were summarily killed as the troops tried to free them. Foreign workers were among the hostages
Jan.18   Algeria Hostage nations' Algeria concern Jan.17   Algeria Hostages missing in Algeria raid Map of Amenas Algeria  An Algerian army operation to free hostages at a gas facility in the desert has left a number of Islamist militants and their captives missing Jan.12   Somalia French soldier killed and hostage dead in Somalia

year 2012 Top ^

Mar.8   Northern Nigeria   Briton, Italian killed amid rescue
Map of Sokoto Nigeria  The suspected killers of Italian and British hostages who had been held in Nigeria have been arrested, an adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan said Jan.25   Somalia Navy SEALs rescue aid workers   U.S. special forces swooped into Somalia in a pair of helicopters in a daring overnight raid to rescue two kidnapped aid workers an American...

year 2011 Top ^

Oct.13   Kenya   Doctors seized near Somali border
  Gunmen have kidnapped two Spanish doctors working for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres near Kenya's border with Somalia

year 2010 Top ^

Nov.14   Somalia British pair freed from pirates
Jan.22   Somalia Hostages: Pirates will kill us in days

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.29   Somalia   Couple tell of Somalia kidnapping  Paul Chandler, 59, being held by Somali pirates has spoken to TV from aboard a container ship where they are being held hostage Apr.10   Somalia Hostage dies as French attack pirates
Apr.8   Somalia Drama as US crew recapture vessel

year 2008 Top ^

Sep.29   Egypt Kidnapped European tourists freed  11 tourists and their Egyptian guides, who were kidnapped 10 days ago in southern Egypt were released unharmed

year 2007 Top ^

Oct.17   Somalia Aid stopped after kidnap
Jul.5   Nigeria Delta Three-year-old seized

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.18   Mali 14 European hostages released