Man reports suspected kidnapping - and gets arrested

Yitzhar resident thinks he sees kidnapping and reports to police. He wasn't expecting how police reacted.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 7/6/2017, 8:58 AM

Tennessee teacher kidnaps teen student

Teacher fired last week kidnaps 15-year-old girl, sources say teen's life is 'in imminent danger.'Chana Roberts, 3/20/2017, 1:57 PM

4 arrested for racially-motivated kidnapping, torture in Chicago

Watch: White teenager with mental disabilities kidnapped, tortured for over 24 hours as assailants broadcast the incident live.David Rosenberg, 1/5/2017, 1:31 PM

Kidnapped boy's body found 27 years later

Remains of child whose abduction 27 years ago captured national attention found, but statute of limitations may help killer evade justice.David Rosenberg, 9/4/2016, 11:30 AM

Report: ISIS agrees to free abducted Syrian cement workers

Syrian group says mediators have reached an agreement for the release of some 300 cement workers kidnapped by the ISIS.Arutz Sheva North America, 4/9/2016, 12:19 AM

Report: Father, son kidnapped on the way to shul

Pair kidnapped outside Chabad House in Venezuela on Saturday morning; two released after ransom paid.Tova Dvorin, 12/20/2015, 10:25 PM

Maccabee B-Ball Greats in Tribute Game for Slain Youths

Basketball pros from the “glory days” of Maccabee Tel Aviv took the court in a tribute to Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Sha'er and Naftali Frenkel.Yoni Kempinski, 7/30/2015, 8:13 AM

Israeli Escapes Kidnappers' Clutches - Thanks to His Hebrew

An Israeli businessman in Colombia managed to escape from kidnappers – by calling rescuers and speaking to them in Hebrew.Moshe Cohen, 7/20/2015, 8:52 PM

Hamas Reiterates Demands for Talks on Kidnapped Israelis

Senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar says as far as he is concerned the matter is 'closed' until Israeli frees dozens of terrorists.Dalit Halevi, 7/10/2015, 3:44 PM

Ethiopian Activists: IDF Just Let Mengistu Slip into Gaza

Sources in the Ethiopian community charge that racism played a major role in abduction of Avraham Mengistu and subsequent media silence.Yaakov Levi, 7/9/2015, 12:39 PM

Two Israeli Citizens Kidnapped by Hamas

An Israeli Arab and an Israeli of Ethiopian descent are both being held in Gaza.Koby Finkler, 7/9/2015, 9:24 AM

UN Employee Kidnapped in Iraq

A United Nations employee abducted northeast of Baghdad, says spokeswoman for the UN mission in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2015, 2:46 AM

Syria: Islamists Kidnap 300 Kurdish Civilians

Al-Nusra Front may be responsible for mass kidnapping in Idlib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 5:45 PM

Abduction? IDF Search for 22-Year-Old who Entered Arab Village

Jewish man went into a village near Hevron, but didn't come back. IDF says it is treating the case as an abduction. Large manhunt launched.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/2/2015, 8:44 PM

Is an Uprising against the 'Islamic State' Beginning in Syria?

A day after deputy head of Deir Ezzor province found beheaded, more members of ISIS religious police force abducted.Cynthia Blank, 1/8/2015, 7:41 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

Two Italian Women Kidnapped in Syria Appear in Online Video

Two women identifying themselves as Italian aid workers kidnapped in Syria urge their government to seek their release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2015, 3:42 AM

Man Kidnaps Daughter from Sweden to Bethlehem

An eastern Jerusalem resident arrested for kidnapping his daughter, 3, from her mother in Sweden and bringing the child to Bethlehem.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 1/1/2015, 1:25 PM

Canada 'Aware' of Reports that Citizen Was Kidnapped

Canada says it is "aware of reports" that Israeli-Canadian Gill Rosenberg may have been kidnapped by ISIS.Ben Ariel, 12/1/2014, 6:46 AM

Report: Muslims Attempt to Kidnap Jewish Child in Djerba

Three men attempted to kidnap the 12-year-old boy on the eve of the holiday of Sukkot.Moshe Cohen, 10/12/2014, 4:43 PM

ISIS Releases New Video of Kidnapped Journalist

“Islamic State” releases a third video of John Cantlie, in which he criticizes Obama's strategy in Iraq and Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/30/2014, 5:15 AM

Algeria: IS Splinter Group Kidnaps French Citizen

French man appears in a video and claims he was kidnapped by an Algeria-based “Islamic State” splinter group, the Caliphate Soldiers.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2014, 1:14 AM

Family of Kidnapped British Man Asks IS to Release Him

The family of British hostage Alan Henning makes a dramatic appeal for his release.Ben Ariel, 9/21/2014, 3:52 AM

Kidnapped Fijian Peacekeepers to be Released Soon

Fiji says 45 UN peacekeepers taken hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked rebels in the Golan Heights will be released soon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2014, 3:15 AM

UN Chief Condemns Kidnapping of Peacekeepers in Golan

Ban Ki-moon calls for the immediate release of 43 peacekeepers who were kidnapped by Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 8/29/2014, 5:12 AM

U.S. Accuses Al-Nusra of Kidnapping UN Peacekeepers

The United States accuses the Al-Qaeda-affiliate Al-Nusra Front of detaining 43 members of the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 8/29/2014, 4:44 AM

White House Condemns 'Barbaric' Breach of Truce by Hamas

US slams breach of Gaza truce in which IDF soldier feared abducted; talks over long-term ceasefire suspended.Ari Soffer, 8/1/2014, 3:36 PM

Suspected Arab Abduction Attempt Foiled near Jerusalem

15-year-old girl escapes two Arab teens who tried to convince her to board car near Abu Gosh, police track down and investigate them.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 7/8/2014, 6:52 PM

Nigeria: 60 Women and Girls Escape Boko Haram Captivity

More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria escape their captors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2014, 4:12 AM

Murdered Arab Youth's Parents 'Gave Contradicting Statements'

Doubts raised over allegations Mohammed Khader killed by Jews in 'revenge' attack; father said 'Arabs' tried to kidnap younger son earlier.Yaakov Levi, 7/3/2014, 3:13 PM

Netanyahu Criticizes Arab Leaders for Not Condemning Kidnapping

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warns Israeli Arab leaders that without condemning abduction, they cannot be part of Israeli society.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 6/30/2014, 5:05 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram Islamists Kidnap Another 90 Women and Men

Jihadi group abducts scores of women just months after kidnapping more than 200 schoolgirls.Ari Soffer, 6/24/2014, 8:51 PM

'Terrorism is Terrorism - Stop Blaming the Victim'

FM Avigdor Liberman takes media to task over its portrayal of hitchhiking. 'Would you blame a 9/11 victim for working that day?' he asks.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 6/16/2014, 10:58 AM

Hamas Terrorists Scurry into Hiding to Avoid IDF's Wrath

Hamas terrorists have gone into hiding out of fear of Israeli forces out in strength in search for three missing teens.Yosef Berger, 6/15/2014, 5:01 PM

Abbas Says PA Will Assist Israel in Search for Missing Students

PA Chairman reacts to disappearance of three yeshiva students, says the PA will assist Israel in the search.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/14/2014, 1:55 AM

State Department 'Very Concerned' Over Missing Yeshiva Boys

State Department says it is working with Israel and PA to locate missing yeshiva students.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/14/2014, 1:18 AM

Israeli Students Ask UN Chief to Help Locate Missing Teens

If yeshiva students were kidnapped by terorrists, UN has the power to assist in their release, write students to Ban Ki-moon.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/14/2014, 12:50 AM

Netanyahu Links Hamas-Fatah Government to Missing Students

Netanyahu speaks with Kerry, says yeshiva boys’ disappearance directly related to Hamas-Fatah unity.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/13/2014, 10:45 PM

Livni Asks Kerry to Assist in Search for Missing Yeshiva Boys

Justice Minister meets Secretary of State in London, explains the need for rapid action to locate missing yeshiva students.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/13/2014, 9:36 PM

PA Official: We're Not Responsible for Boys' Disappearance

PA spokesman says PA has "nothing to do" with the three missing yeshiva students.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/13/2014, 9:04 PM

IDF Spokesman: Doing Everything We Can to Locate Students

IDF Spokesman Moti Almoz says the entire defense establishment doing everything in its power to locate the three missing yeshiva students.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/13/2014, 8:28 PM

Yeshiva Students Missing, Suspected Kidnapped by Terrorists

Massive IDF manhunt underway in Hevron area after students suspected kidnapped by terrorists; Chief rabbinate calls for public prayer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2014, 5:16 PM

Boko Haram Kidnaps 20 More Women in Nigeria

Terrorist group 'on the rampage' in northeastern Nigeria - terrorizing villages as local government lags behind in fighting the terror.Tova Dvorin, 6/10/2014, 2:38 PM

4 Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Escape

Four of the Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists last month have escaped.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2014, 4:42 AM

Nigeria Says it Knows Where Missing Schoolgirls Are

Nigeria's highest ranking military officer reveals the missing teenagers have been located.Elad Benari, 5/27/2014, 4:12 AM

British Official: Nigeria Won't Exchange Terrorists for Girls

Nigeria's President rules out the possibility of releasing terrorists in exchange for schoolgirls being held captive by Boko Haram.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2014, 3:45 AM

Watch: Islamists Showcase Kidnapped Christian Girls

Video is the first definitive proof of life since the nearly 300 girls were kidnapped. Islamists claim they have 'converted to Islam'.Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer, 5/12/2014, 4:46 PM

Terror Cell Planned Kidnapping Attacks from Prison

'Ensemble cast' of terrorists hatched elaborate plan to kidnap soldiers, with Hamas and Saudi backing, according to Shin Bet.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/11/2014, 6:07 PM

Hezbollah Sources: Jeep Attack a Kidnapping Attempt

The explosion on the Golan Heights Tuesday that injured three IDF soldiers was a failed kidnapping attempt, Hezbollah sources said.Uzi Baruch, 3/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Syrian Rebels Release Nuns Kidnapped in December

A group of nuns who were kidnapped by rebels released in exchange for women prisoners who were held in regime jails.Elad Benari, 3/10/2014, 5:46 AM

Top Fatah Official Supports Hamas Kidnapping Israeli Soldiers

Senior PA representative Jibril Rajoub calls kidnapping Israeli soldiers 'the only language Israel can understand.'Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 8:47 AM

Libya: Abducted Egyptian Diplomats Freed

Five Egyptian diplomats who were abducted by Libyan former rebels were released late Sunday.Elad Benari, 1/27/2014, 4:46 AM

Egypt Evacuates Diplomatic Missions in Libya

Egypt evacuates embassy in Tripoli and consulate in Benghazi after kidnappers seized four Egyptian diplomats.Elad Benari, 1/26/2014, 4:04 AM

Egyptian Officials Kidnapped in the Sinai

Egyptian labor ministry official and three trade union activists kidnapped in the Sinai, in what may be another terrorist attack.Elad Benari, 1/8/2014, 5:46 AM

Carjackers Steal Car with Baby Inside

Carjackers drag mother from car and speed off with baby. Baby found alive and well.Maayana Miskin, 12/3/2013, 4:50 PM

Gunmen Kidnap Libya's Deputy Intelligence Chief

Libya's deputy intelligence chief, Mustafa Nuh, abducted in Tripoli as violence continues to rage in Libya's capital.Elad Benari, 11/18/2013, 4:42 AM

Police Chief Stops Kidnapping in Be’er Sheva

Police chief stumbles across scene of violent kidnapping between parents.Maayana Miskin, 11/17/2013, 8:44 AM