ISIS executes three in mob for 'blasphemy' in Libya

Harrowing images of the executions were released online by the jihadis.

IS leader al-Baghdadi 'flees' to Libya

IS leader al-Baghdadi 'flees' to Libya

According to a report, Baghdadi travelled to Libya amid fears the US-led coalition and Iraqi intelligence services were closing the net around him.

One of two Indians abducted in Libya flees, establishes contact

One of the two Indians, who were abducted in Sirte in war-torn Libya, has managed to flee from captivity and he has established contact with his family in Odisha and one of his friends.

US, other nations condemn `barbaric` IS acts in Libya`s Sirte

The governments of America, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain issued a joint statement on Sunday condemning "barbaric" acts carried out by the Islamic State group in Libya.

IS affiliate takes control of new area in Libya's Sirte

Witnesses and officials say Libya's Islamic State affiliate has seized control of a neighborhood in the central city of Sirte, going door to door searching for members of a rival group it has been battling for days.

IS 'beheads' 12 in battle for Libya's Sirte: Media

Islamic State group jihadists have beheaded 12 people and hung them on crosses during a battle for the coastal city of Sirte, the national news agency LANA reported on Saturday.

Indians kidnapped by Islamic State fine, says freed captive

 The two Indians still in IS captivity in Libya are fine, said Laxmikant Ramakrishna who was among the two freed and sent home.

Is India `doing business` with Islamic State in Libya? asks Congress leader Manish Tewari

A day after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced that two out of four Indians abducted in Sirte by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have been released, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday questioned whether India was "doing business" with the terror outfit in Libya.

Andhra govt urges Swaraj to take steps for release of Indians abducted in Libya

Andhra Pradesh Government Friday urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to expedite steps for safe return of four Indians, including two persons from Hyderabad and Srikakulam, who were abducted in Libya.

Four Indians abducted in Libya worked at a university

Three of the four Indian nationals, who have been kidnapped by militants in Libya, are teachers by profession and are employed at the Sirte University. The fourth one also works at the same university.

Four Indians kidnapped in Libya, confirms govt; Islamic State hand suspected

Four Indians kidnapped in Libya, confirms govt; Islamic State hand suspected

Four Indian nationals have been kidnapped in Libya, allegedly by the Islamic State, reports said on Friday.

IS claims capture of Libya`s Sirte

The Islamic State group claimed Tuesday to have seized full control of the Libyan city of Sirte from the Fajr Libya militia, including a power plant, according to a US monitor.

Islamic State affiliate in Libya takes civilian airport

Libya's Islamic State affiliate took control of a civilian air base in the central city of Sirte, a militia spokesman and an IS statement said, in the latest gains by the extremist group exploiting Libya's lingering chaos.

Islamic State seizes control of airport in Libya`s Sirte: Tripoli govt

The Islamic State jihadist group has seized control of the airport in the city of Sirte after forces of a Tripoli-based Libyan government withdrew, a spokesman said on Friday.

Libya Islamists battle IS jihadists near Sirte

 Islamic State group jihadists and members of the Fajr Libya Islamist coalition engaged in fierce clashes on Wednesday in Sirte east of the capital Tripoli, an official said.

Libya militia `launches air raids` against Islamic State

A militia alliance that controls Libya`s capital has carried out air strikes against positions of the Islamic State jihadist group in the coastal city of Sirte, an official said.

Islamic State militants kill five pro-Tripoli government fighters: Report

Militants loyal to Islamic State killed five members of a force loyal to the government that controls Tripoli and wounded two others in the coastal city of Sirte, a Tripoli-based news agency said on Wednesday, citing a military spokesman.

Families flee Libya's Sirte as clashes with Islamic State escalate

Dozens of families fled Libya`s coastal city of Sirte on Monday after two days of clashes between Islamic State militants and fighters loyal to a government based in Tripoli, with violence likely to escalate

IS and Fajr Libya in second day of Sirte clashes

Islamic State group jihadists again clashed with fighters from the powerful Fajr Libya militia alliance in the central city of Sirte on Sunday, a local official said.

Alleged IS gunmen in Libya 'seize radio station'

Gunmen claiming to be members of the Islamic State group have seized control of a state-run radio station in Libya`s coastal city of Sirte, residents said Friday.