US arrests terrorist who attacked embassy in Libya on 9/11

Officials say terrorist who participated in murder of US ambassador in 2012 attack on embassy captured, to be brought back to US.Gary Willig, 10/30/2017, 9:08 PM

U.S. air strikes kill several ISIS jihadists in Libya

Two U.S. air strikes kill several Islamic State jihadists southeast of Sirte.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2017, 3:05 AM

American forces kill 17 ISIS jihadists in Libya

U.S. forces carry out six air strikes against ISIS camp in Libya.Elad Benari, 9/25/2017, 3:36 AM

Trump announces new travel restrictions for 8 countries

President Trump replacing travel ban with a targeted list of restrictions enhancing vetting for nationals from eight countries.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2017, 3:06 AM

Qaddafi's son released by Libyan militia

Saif al-Islam Qaddafi reportedly freed after six years in captivity.Ben Ariel, 6/11/2017, 6:03 AM

Group behind Benghazi attack dissolves

Ansar al-Sharia, accused by Washington of 2012 attack on consulate in Benghazi, announces its dissolution.Ben Ariel, 5/28/2017, 5:48 AM

Russia moving special forces into Libya

U.S. sources claim Russia moving special forces into Libya to aid Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2017, 9:03 AM

Report: Trump to restrict immigration from some Muslim countries

Trump expected to sign several orders restricting immigration from Syria and six other Middle Eastern or African countries, say sources.Ben Ariel, 1/25/2017, 3:05 AM

US bombers wipe out ISIS training center

85 terrorists killed in stealth bomber strikes against ISIS forces in Libya targeting Europe.David Rosenberg, 1/19/2017, 7:53 PM

Plane hijacking in Malta ends without injuries

Hijackers who pledged loyalty to former Libyan dictator free their hostages unharmed and surrender.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/23/2016, 9:51 PM

Passenger plane hijacked over Libya amid bomb threat

Jet carrying 118 people diverted to Malta in apparent hijacking as terrorists threaten to blow up the plane.David Rosenberg, 12/23/2016, 1:12 PM

Italy warned about Milan-based ISIS cell, expels imam

Lybia warns Italian authorities of possible ISIS cell on its soil, jihadist plans to cross Mediterranean into Italy and mount attacks.AFP, 8/14/2016, 10:34 PM

Black Lives Matter movement declares war on 'Israeli Apartheid'

Radical organization releases 6-point platform, demands Israeli aid be diverted to reparations to Iraq and Libya.David Rosenberg, 8/3/2016, 5:04 PM

Benghazi report revealed: Surprise allies, security snafus

Sacrificed for politics: 4 Americans die as State Department worries about offending Libya. The rest rescued by Qhaddafi supporters.Rachel Kaplan, 6/29/2016, 11:53 AM

ISIS's silent Libyan crucifixion campaign revealed

HRW exposes underreported atrocities of ISIS rule in Sirte, including beheading 'sorcerers' and flogging music listeners.Ari Yashar, 5/18/2016, 1:03 PM

US to arm Libya against ISIS

Senior officials reveal administration is ready to get UN sanctions lifted, in effort to stop ISIS from gaining ground in North Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2016, 9:11 AM

France warns world: Be ready to fight in Libya

French FM warns world must be prepared for military involvement, as militias oppose newly arrived UN-backed unity government head.Ari Yashar, 4/1/2016, 1:11 PM

Obama backtracks Cameron criticism, but not for Netanyahu

After apparent British fury, White House tries to cover Obama's comments in interview in which he bashed Netanyahu as well.Ari Yashar, 3/11/2016, 12:02 PM

ISIS gaining ground in Libya, warns American official

The number of ISIS fighters in Libya has risen rapidly while the number of jihadists in Iraq and Syria has dropped.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2016, 4:14 AM

Belgium arrests 4 seeking to go to Syria, Libya

Police say not related to November attack in Paris; officials believe about 500 Belgians are fighting with ISIS in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2016, 9:14 PM

Former Libyan official: ISIS got Qaddafi's chemical weapons

Libyan former intelligence official claims terrorist groups got hold of Qaddafi's chemical weapons arsenal and then smuggled it to Syria.Ben Ariel, 1/28/2016, 6:14 AM

Canada trying to figure out global spread of ISIS

Canadian Defense Minister speaks about 'evolution of the mission' against ISIS as it enters Libya, Sinai, and calls to 'fight smarter.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2015, 9:48 PM

Experts warn ISIS menace is rising in Africa

A coalition of Libyan ISIS rebels and Boko Haram could be a game-changer on the continent, with ISIS know-how already revamping Boko Haram.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2015, 10:21 PM

ISIS amassing an army on Europe's border?

French defense minister says he fears Islamic State branch in Libya, just miles from Italy, could see a massive influx in foreign fighters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2015, 12:13 PM

As world focuses on Syria and Iraq, ISIS tightens grip on Libya

With world attention battling 'ISIS central' in Iraq and Syria, UN report warns the jihadists are steadily growing in North Africa.Mohamad Ali Harissi, 12/3/2015, 1:52 PM

ISIS starts building an air force in Libya

Officials reveal ISIS using flight simulators to train pilots in Libya; UN report lists up to 3,000 ISIS jihadists in the strategic state.Ari Yashar, 12/2/2015, 9:23 AM

US airstrike takes out ISIS Libyan branch head

Missile from F-15 fighter jet hits senior ISIS leader, presumably killing him in 'significant blow' to ISIS plans in North Africa.Ari Yashar, 11/14/2015, 7:10 PM

Netanyahu envisions 'three more Israels' in Mideast, N. Africa?

Outlining vision for countering Iranian conventional threat, prime minister curiously suggests 'Israels' near Afghanistan, Libya and Yemen.Gil Ronen, 11/11/2015, 8:34 AM

Greece Finds Weapons Shipment Headed for Libya on Cargo Ship

Greek coast guard raids a Bolivian-flagged freighter, finding a shipment of undeclared weapons apparently headed for Libya.Ben Ariel, 9/2/2015, 5:42 AM

'UN Won't Stop ISIS Even if it Beheads Everyone in Libya'

Libyan Ambassador to the UN reveals Security Council ignoring help requests to stop ISIS's local rampage, and thereby 'encourages' it.Dalit Halevy, 8/17/2015, 7:45 AM

Four Italians Abducted in Libya - by ISIS?

Italian Foreign Ministry reports 4 Italian construction workers at oil and gas complex abducted, after ISIS targets Italy in Cairo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2015, 11:59 AM

Official: American Drones May Monitor ISIS in Libya

United States talking with countries in North Africa about locating drones to monitor ISIS in Libya, senior administration official says.Ben Ariel, 7/13/2015, 5:13 AM

Europe Fearful ISIS Set to Invade Europe, Via Refugee Ships

ISIS members could infiltrate Europe together with masses of refugees from Libya, Syria, and Iraq, a top EU official said.Yaakov Levi, 7/6/2015, 4:24 PM

Algerian Terror Mastermind's Group Says he Survived US Strike

After announcement of Belmokhtar's death, his al-Mourabitoun releases statement calling reports of his death 'false.'Ari Yashar, 6/19/2015, 10:28 AM

Libya: 'Too Early' to Confirm Algerian Terrorist was Killed

Libyan military spokesman says it is too early to determine whether Mokhtar Belmokhtar was killed in an American airstrike in Libya.Ben Ariel, 6/16/2015, 1:16 AM

Pentagon Confirms Algerian Terrorist Was Targeted by Airstrike

Pentagon confirms that Mokhtar Belmokhtar was indeed the target of an airstrike in Libya, but will not confirm if he was killed.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2015, 5:15 AM

Senior Qaeda Terrorist Reportedly Killed in Libya

Libya's recognized government says Algerian terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhtar was killed in a U.S. airstrike inside Libya.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2015, 2:12 AM

Next Stop for ISIS: Algeria?

Algerian army readies 50,000 troops along Libyan border ahead of anticipated ISIS infiltration attempt.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 6/6/2015, 11:26 PM

Libyan PM Escapes Assassination Attempt

Abdullah al-Thinni reveals gunmen met him with a hail of bullets as he left parliament, but he managed to survive.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2015, 10:03 AM

ISIS Video Shows Two Mass-Executions of Christians in Libya

Jihadists behead, shoot scores of kidnapped Ethiopian Christians in gory new video; vow more killings until Christians accept Islam.Ari Soffer, 4/19/2015, 2:29 PM

700 African Migrants Believed Dead after Boat Capsizes

Second tragic incident in a week in which hundreds of African migrants presumed dead in boat sinking off coast of Libya in Mediterranean.Cynthia Blank, 4/19/2015, 1:00 PM

Top News Highlights over Pesach

As the second day of Pesach ends for Jews in the Diaspora, Arutz Sheva presents 7 top headlines from the last 48 hours.Ari Soffer, 4/5/2015, 10:19 PM

Libyan Army Chief Warns ISIS Will Invade Europe

General Hafta urges West to arm recognized government, warning 7,500-strong local ISIS will infiltrate Europe via smuggling routes.Ari Yashar, 3/20/2015, 10:22 AM

As Egypt Pulls Forces from Sinai, Israel Fears Terror Boom

Egypt moving forces from Sinai to Libya to fight ISIS threat; Israeli security officials worry it may spur terrorist takeover in Sinai.Cynthia Blank, 3/5/2015, 2:51 PM

Libya 'Could Become Another Syria', Minister Warns

Libyan foreign minister says his country risks a takeover by ISIS, other jihadists, calls for western military aid - but not intervention.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2015, 5:47 PM

Libya: ISIS Bombers Threaten to Invade Europe

Perpetrators of deadly Corinthia Hotel attack last month say ISIS presence on border with Italy a springboard for expansion into Europe.Ari Soffer, 2/25/2015, 11:09 AM

Egyptians Flock Home from Libya After ISIS Beheadings

Almost 15,000 Egyptians have flocked home from Libya since ISIS beheaded 21 Coptic Christians last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2015, 5:15 AM

Libya Accuses US of Trying to Put Muslim Brotherhood in Power

Libyan temporary prime minister accuses UN envoy, with US and UK backing, of trying to integrate Brotherhood as civil war rages.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 2/23/2015, 8:52 AM

Report: ISIS Kidnaps More Egyptians

In what appears to be a growing battle, Egyptian officials say Thursday that ISIS terrorists in Libya kidnapped ten Egyptians.Yaakov Levi, 2/19/2015, 3:51 PM

Libya Asks UN to Lift Arms Embargo

In the face of a new threat from ISIS, Libya's foreign minister demands the UN lift an arms embargo imposed on his country in 2011.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2015, 5:46 AM

ISIS Plans to 'Invade' Italy With Small Boats, Says Watchdog

Italian officials have expressed serious concerns that they could face an invasion by Islamic State forces, and are preparing to fight back.Yaakov Levi, 2/18/2015, 4:13 PM

Sisi Vows to Respond to Beheadings of 21 Christians

Egyptian President says his country will choose "the necessary timing" to respond to the beheadings of 21 Christians in Libya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2015, 3:45 AM

ISIS Beheads Coptic Christians in Libya

Islamic State releases a video purportedly showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians the group captured in Libya.Ben Ariel, 2/16/2015, 1:43 AM

Leader of Libyan Jihadist Group Confirmed Dead

Libya's Ansar al-Sharia confirms the death of its leader, Mohammed al-Zehawi, whose fate has been a mystery since October.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2015, 6:29 AM

Libya: Kidnapped Coptic Christians Released

A local leader says 13 Coptic Christian workers from Egypt have been freed after being seized in Libya by "people smugglers".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 5:43 AM

Thirteen Coptic Christians Abducted in Libya

Islamists seize Christians in Sirte in second abduction in one week; Egypt tells citizens to stay indoors due to threats.Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2015, 7:58 PM

U.S. Confirms ISIS Has Training Camps in Libya

American commander says Washington is “very carefully” watching ISIS training camps in Libya.Ben Ariel, 12/4/2014, 5:44 AM