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IS releases 2 Bangladeshi citizens captured in Libya Mar 25, 5:31 pm
Johannesburg, March 25 (ANI): Two Bangladeshi citizens, who were among a group of foreign workers captured by the Islamic State (IS) in an attack on a Libyan oilfield, have reportedly been released after more than two weeks, the foreign ministry said.
UN envoy warns Yemen's 'protracted conflict' may turn into civil war Mar 23, 10:18 am
London, March 23 (ANI): The United Nations' special envoy has warned that Yemen crisis may become "protracted in the vein of an Iraq, Syria, Libya combined scenario."
Pope justifies use of military force to stop IS Mar 16, 2:12 pm
London, March 16 (ANI): While condemning the beheading of Coptic Christians in Libya by the Islamic State (IS), Pope Francis has reportedly argued that "military force is legitimate to stop an unjust aggressor," a report said.
Ottawa, March 12 (ANI): The head of Canada's intelligence agency has reportedly warned that the Islamic State (IS) is spreading to Libya, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Talks to restore peace in Libya, brokered by the United Nations, have come to a halt in Morocco as the nation's internationally-recognised parliament suspended its participation, a report said.
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Experts say that the video showing 7 feet tall Islamic State members killing Christians in Libya has been clearly doctored with.
IS militants kill 40 in bombing in eastern town of Libya Feb 21, 1:21 pm
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Islamic State militants have killed at least 40 people and wounded dozens in a bombing in al-Qubbah, an eastern town of Libya.
Masked IS executioner in Egyptian Christians' mass beheading video could be 'American' Feb 20, 12:43 pm
Melbourne, Feb 20 (ANI): The masked fighter who led the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya in a recent video released recently by the Islamic State (IS) over the weekend could be American, a report said.
IS jihadists give musicians 90 lashes for making music, burn down band's instruments Feb 20, 12:12 pm
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) jihadists have reportedly burned down the instruments of a music band and gave the musicians 90 lashes for making music in a province in Libya.
Libyan ambassador says IS grew strong due to international disengagement post Qaddafi's fall Feb 18, 2:33 pm
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Libya's ambassador to the US said that the Islamic State militants in the country grew strong following international disengagement after the fall of former ruler Muammar Qaddafi.
Egypt seeks 'international support' to take on IS post Egyptian Christians' beheading Feb 17, 11:22 am
Johannesburg, Feb 17 (ANI): In the wake of the killing of 21 Egyptian Christians, Egypt has sought support from the international community fighting the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria even as it its air planes targeted Libyan militants loyal to the terror group.
New IS video shows beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya Feb 16, 10:39 am
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A new video, purportedly showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians who were taken hostage by the Islamic State (IS) in Libya, has emerged online.
Kerry says IS 'on road' to defeat despite claims of terror outfit spreading beyond Middle East Feb 9, 10:30 am
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): The United States' strategy to take on the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria is working, Secretary of State John Kerry and a top White House official said amid concerns that the U.S. needed to do more to defeat the terror group following the killing of two hostages.
London, Feb 03 (ANI): Libya has reportedly abrogated a "controversial law" that prohibited Gaddafi-era officials from participating in politics.
Egyptian Coptic Christians freed in Libyan city of Sirte Jan 6, 10:39 am
London, Jan 06 (ANI): Thirteen Egyptian Coptic Christians have been freed in Libyan city of Sirte after they were seized by gunmen from residential compounds, said officials.
UN warns violence in Libya could lead to prosecution for war crimes Dec 24, 12:43 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 24 (ANI): The United Nations' high commissioner for human rights has warned that the fighting between armed groups in Libya that has killed hundreds of civilians could lead to prosecution for war crimes.
First batch of Indian nurses evacuated from Libya reach Kochi Dec 19, 9:47 am
Kochi, Dec. 19 (ANI): A group of Indian nurses, who were evacuated from Libya by the government, arrived in Kochi in the early hours of Friday morning.
Indian nurses evacuated from Libya to reach Kochi Dec 18, 9:24 am
New Delhi, Dec. 18 (ANI): A group of Indian nurses, who have been evacuated from Libya by the government, are scheduled to arrive in Kochi on Thursday.
UN envoy warns of IS camps in 'destabilized' Libya Dec 12, 5:44 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (ANI): A United Nations (UN) special envoy has warned of Islamic State (IS) camps in Libya and has said that many states face the risk of destabilization if the country's chaos is not contained quickly.
US says IS training 200 fighters in eastern Libya camps Dec 4, 2:56 pm
London, Dec 04 (ANI): The Islamic State (IS) has set up training camps in eastern Libya and almost "a couple of hundred" fighters are being trained there, the head of the United States Africa command said.
US alarmed as Islamic State expands campaign into North Africa Nov 30, 3:21 pm
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): The Islamic State is reportedly opening a branch in North Africa in an attempt to expand its caliphate across Syria and Iraq.
Bipartisan report clears CIA of 'wrongdoing' in Benghazi attack Nov 22, 12:06 pm
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): The House intelligence committee has cleared the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of wrongdoing in the 2012 Benghazi attack in Libya.
Sydney, Oct 25 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of destabilizing the world order by failing to respect the interests of other countries, pointing to wars in Iraq, Syria and Libya as examples of botched U.S. policies that have led to chaos.
Johannesburg, Aug 28 (ANI): Libya has warned the United Nations Security Council that the heavily armed warring group in the country can propel a full-blown civil war if immediate action is not taken.
Islamist militias challenge Libyan Parliament Aug 25, 1:18 pm
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Islamist militias in Libya have challenged the legitimacy of the parliament after seizing control of Tripoli's main airport.
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