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# irish-hostage - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Irish hostage released in Algeria amid conflicting reports of casualties

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the news that Stephen McFaul has been freed – but confusion remains over the fate of the other hostages.

Irish hostage: Algeria troops surround Islamist hostage-takers

The group of hostages include a citizen from Northern Ireland who holds an Irish passport.