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Algerian Soldiers Kill Militant Leader Behind Frenchman's Murder

Algerian soldiers killed the leader of the militant group responsible for kidnapping and beheading French tourist Herve Gourdel in September, a security source and a television station close to the government said on Tuesday. Ennahar TV said special forces had killed Abdelmalek Gouri, a veteran of Algeria's 1990s Islamist conflict and leader of the Caliphate Soldiers group, which declared its allegiance to jihadist Islamic State fighters in September. Caliphate Soldiers kidnapped...

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