ISIS militants respect teachers, reveal freed Indian hostages
ISIS militants respect teachers, reveal freed Indian hostages

Teachers are reverenced all over the world, even by dreaded terrorists. Two of the four Indians, who were abducted by Islamic State militants in Libya and later freed, have revealed that their teaching profession saved them from the captivity.

Two Indians freed from ISIS captivity in Libya to head home, fate of other two unknown
Two Indians freed from ISIS captivity in Libya to head home, fate of other two unknown

Two out of four Indians kidnapped by ISIS in Libya, who were freed on July 31, will leave for Tunis on Sunday, from where they will head to India on August 3.

Karnataka teachers freed by ISIS are safe, to return soon

Two teachers from Karnataka who were released from alleged captivity of Islamic State terror group (ISIS) in Libya on Saturday said they are safe and would return to India very soon.

Govt putting up robust system to counter radicalisation

Involvement of community elders, monitoring of radical social media platforms and real-time sharing of information are a few steps government plans to take to prevent youths getting attracted to radical ideologies, such as that propagated by ISIS.

Two Indians still in Islamic State captivity in Libya

Anxiety enveloped the families of two Indians who continue to remain in captivity of suspected Islamic State militants in Sirte in Libya a day after their two other Indian colleagues were released. There were no fresh developments, said sources on Saturday.

Fate of two Indians kidnapped in Libya unknown

 The families of the two Indians kidnapped in Libya are worried over their safety as there is no information about their well-being.

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.

Home Ministry holds high-level meet over ISIS
Home Ministry holds high-level meet over ISIS

Union Home Ministry's high-level meeting with home secretaries and DGPs of various states began on Saturday to review the situation in the wake of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threat.

Seven Libyan soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State

Seven Libyan soldiers were killed on Friday when Islamic State militants stormed a checkpoint manned by forces loyal to the official government, military officials said.

French warship arrives in Egypt: Media

A French warship bought by Egypt as part of a multi-billion-dollar defence deal arrived Friday near Alexandria, official media said, days after Cairo took delivery of a first batch of Rafale fighters.

Two of four Indians kidnapped in Libya by ISIS released

Two of the four Indians abducted in Libya have been brought back safely to University of Sirte, the Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Friday evening.

Two of four Indians abducted in Libya by ISIS released, brought back to Sirte, says MEA
Two of four Indians abducted in Libya by ISIS released, brought back to Sirte, says MEA

Two of the four Indians detained in Libya have been brought back safely to University of Sirte, the Ministry o External Affairs confirmed on Friday evening.

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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 kidnapped in Libya; Islamic State hand suspected

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

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.

Libya officials: Jihadis driving IS from eastern stronghold

A rival Libyan jihadi group has driven an Islamic State affiliate from most of its eastern stronghold of Darna, in fighting that killed 40 militants on both sides, officials said today.

Suicide bomber, clashes kill 12 Libyan soldiers in Benghazi

Nine Libyan soldiers were killed in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday by a suicide bomber and in ensuing clashes between troops and Islamist fighters, medics and military sources said.

Amnesty slams ''flawed'' trial of Gaddafi officials

 Amnesty International on Tuesday deplored the "appalling" death sentences handed by a Libyan court to nine officials from the dictatorship of late strongman Muammar Gaddafi, including one of his sons, his intelligence chief and last prime minister.