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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, not for Bibi

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 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

Libyan official: ISIS got our 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

ISIS tightens its 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'?

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

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 if it Beheads All Libyans'

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

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

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 Head's Group: He Survived 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 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

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 Execution of Ethiopian Christians

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 Migrants Believed Dead in Boat Capsizing

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

What Stories Have You Missed 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

Egypt Dilutes its Forces Along Gaza Border

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 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: US Trying to Give Muslim Brotherhood 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

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 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

Ottawa Attacker Applied to Renew Libyan Passport

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, who carried out the shooting attack in Ottawa, applied to renew his Libyan passport but was denied.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/24/2014, 11:21 PM

New Charges Filed Against Benghazi Suspect

New charges against Abu Khattala, believed to be behind the Benghazi attack in 2012, include crimes punishable by death.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2014, 4:46 AM

Watch: ISIS Gains Ground - in Libya

Ansar al-Sharia waves ISIS flags, declares loyalty to group after taking over strategic Libyan coastal city.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 10/6/2014, 3:55 PM

Watch: Fighter Jet Crashes in Libyan City

Dramatic crash and explosion kills pilot and child, wounds many others, as technical malfunction sends jet careening into city buildings.Ari Yashar, 9/3/2014, 4:56 PM

Libyan Islamists Take a Dip in US Embassy Pool

Video appears to show scores of Islamist militants clowning around after taking over US embassy compound in Tripoli.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2014, 12:40 PM

US Denies Reports Libyan Embassy 'Ransacked'

There were conflicting reports Sunday evening on who, If anyone, was in control of the abandoned US embassy in Tripoli, Libya.Moshe Cohen, 9/1/2014, 12:15 AM

220 Wounded, Dead as Libyan Civil War Rages

Fighting in Tripoli leaves hundreds without electricity, safe cover; Libya reportedly descending into anarchy.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 8/18/2014, 10:09 PM

US Closes Libya Embassy, Hundreds Dead in Syria

Arab world murder and mayhem continue to rage - not in Gaza, but in Libya, Syria and IraqDalit Halevi, 7/27/2014, 7:44 PM

Benghazi Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Ahmed Abu Khattala, captured two weeks ago in Libya, pleads not guilty to attack on U.S. consulate in Benghazi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2014, 4:44 AM

Benghazi Suspect to Arrive in U.S. on the Weekend

Ahmed Abu Khatallah, suspected leader of the attack in Benghazi, to arrive in the States after recently being captured by American troops.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2014, 5:44 AM

Libya Demands Benghazi Suspect be Tried in Libya

Libya condemns the U.S. for arresting the mastermind of the Benghazi attack, demands he be returned to Libya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2014, 4:15 AM

Gunmen Storm Libyan Parliament

Forces loyal to a rogue Libyan general launch a military assault against parliament, then suspend its operations.Elad Benari, 5/19/2014, 3:45 AM

Libya Gets a New Prime Minister - Or Not

Libya's Congress leader rejects the appointment of a new interim prime minister hours after he was sworn in.Elad Benari, 5/5/2014, 5:44 AM

Israelis Tried to Buy Crude from Rebels?

Two Israelis questioned in Cyprus in connection with an an oil tanker loaded from a rebel-held port in Libya.Elad Benari, 3/18/2014, 2:44 AM

Angry Protesters Storm Libyan Parliament

Two members of Libya's interim parliament shot and wounded by protesters who storm the parliament building in Tripoli.Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 6:20 AM

Libya: Mustard Gas Nearly Reached Syrian Rebels

Libyan Islamists caught as they tried to send deadly chemical weapons to Syrian terrorists.Maayana Miskin, 3/2/2014, 12:16 PM