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The wife of slain Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi revealed “a lot of information” about the jihadist group’s “inner workings” after she was captured last year, a Turkish official said.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s wife revealed Daesh secrets after capture

The wife of slain Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi revealed “a lot of information” about the jihadist group’s “inner workings” after she was captured last year, a Turkish official said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 8, 2019. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV - AFP)

Turkey captures slain Daesh leader al-Baghdadi’s wife

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country has captured one of the four wives of the slain leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, just days after it captured the elder sister, Rasmiya Awad.
Rasmiya Awad, was captured on Monday in the northern Syrian town of Azaz. Reuters

Turkey captures ‘sister of dead ISIS leader’

Turkish forces in northern Syria have detained a sister of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group who was killed in a US raid, a senior Turkish official said Tuesday.
They say every dog has its day — and so it will be for this consummate paw-fessional who has been invited to the White House in recognition of his heroic role in taking out jihadist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Canine hero Conan to get White House welcome after Baghdadi raid

They say every dog has its day — and so it will be for this consummate paw-fessional who has been invited to the White House in recognition of his heroic role in taking out jihadist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State was believed to have been killed in a raid on Saturday by US Special Operation Forces in Syria.

Saudi Prince congratulates Donald Trump on killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman congratulated U.S. President Donald Trump on the killing of Islamic State’s leader, describing the operation as a historic step in the fight against extremism, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported on Tuesday.
The new leader, who has reportedly been chosen as an heir by al-Baghdadi since August is Abdullah Qardash – nicknamed ‘The Professor’ for his reputation as a legislator.

ISIS gets new leader Abdullah Qardash

Hours after the confirmed death of ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the terror group has a new leader.
Donald Trump attends Game Five of the 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on October 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Patrick Smith-Getty Images-AFP

Donald Trump booed at World Series baseball game

Trump attended the tie-breaking game five of the series on the day his administration announced the death, long-sought by the Pentagon, of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he attends an art class at St Mary’s and All Saints Primary School in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire on October 11, 2019. (Photo by Alastair Grant - POOL - AFP)

UK’s Boris Johnson says battle against Daesh ‘not yet over’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday hailed the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as “an important moment” but said the fight against his group “is not yet over”.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during his Likud party meeting in Jerusalem on September 18, 2019. Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the “political context” in Israel, sources in his office told AFP. MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP

Benjamin Netanyahu: Death of Daesh chief ‘important milestone’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday welcomed US President Donald Trump’s announcement of the death of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, calling it “an important milestone”.
US President Donald Trump has confirmed the death of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a military operation in Syria's northwestern Idlib province.

Donald Trump: ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in Syria

US President Donald Trump has confirmed the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a military operation in Syria's northwestern Idlib province.
US President Donald Trump speaks at the Values Voter Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on October 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Eric BARADAT - AFP)

Donald Trump confirms death of Daesh leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

US President Donald Trump finally lifted the veil off the tweeted riddle “something very big has happened”, confirming the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a military raid in Syria.
US helicopters dropped fighters in Syria’s Idlib province overnight in an operation targeting Islamic State group leaders, a war monitor said Sunday.

Report: US helicopters dropped forces in ‘Baghdadi operation’

US helicopters dropped fighters in Syria’s Idlib province overnight in an operation targeting Islamic State group leaders, a war monitor said Sunday.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State was believed to have been killed in a raid on Saturday by US Special Operation Forces in Syria.

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ‘killed’ in US raid

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State was believed to have been killed in a raid on Saturday by US Special Operation Forces in Syria.
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NGO confirms execution of aid worker in Borno

Jihadists aligned to the so-called Islamic State group have executed one of six aid workers abducted in July in northeast Nigeria, charity group Action Against Hunger said Wednesday.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not “turn back” on a deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems in comments published on Saturday.

Islamic State threatens Turkish leader Recep Erdogan

The Islamic State has threatened Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a video released late Wednesday which referenced the group’s alleged branch in Turkey.

Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears in propaganda video

The elusive chief of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released by the armed group.
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What we know about the Sri Lanka bombers

Sri Lanka’s horrific Easter attacks that killed 253 people were orchestrated by a firebrand cleric who sought out young men from wealthy families and radicalised them into suicide bombers, according to initial evidence gathered by investigators.
US President Donald Trump has demanded that Europe take in hundreds of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) fighters captured in Syria, threatening that the United States would otherwise be forced to release them.

Hundreds limp out of besieged ISIS enclave in Syria

Veiled women carrying babies and wounded men on crutches hobbled out of the last jihadist village in eastern Syria on Wednesday after US-backed forces pummelled the besieged enclave.

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