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Baghdadi death near 100 percent certain: Ifax quotes Russian senator

Waar Media - 2017-06-23 11:57
WAAR-DUHOK: The likelihood that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed is close to 100 percent, Interfax news agency quoted Viktor Ozerov, the head of the defense committee in the Russian upper house of parliament, as saying on Friday. ...

IS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Dead: Russia Foreign Ministry

BAS News - 2017-06-22 19:06
ERBIL— Russia’s Foreign Ministry stated on Thursday that it was “highly likely” that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the extremist group of Islamic State (ISIS), was killed in Syria in May. Quoting information provided by the Russian Defense Ministry ...

Iraqi Forces 200m Away from Grand Mosque in Mosul: CTS Commander

BAS News - 2017-06-21 12:11
MOSUL — Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Forces managed to further advance towards Nuri Grand Mosque, located in Mosul’s Old City district, where the Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakir al-Baghdadi declared his self-styled caliphate back in June 2014. The Command ...

Russia says might have killed IS leader Baghdadi

KurdPress - 2017-06-17 13:30
Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Friday it was checking information that a Russian air strike near the Syrian northern city of Raqqa may have killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the terrorist group of the Islamic State (IS or Daesh) in late May, R ...

Russia Says May Have Struck IS Chief Al-Baghdadi

BAS News - 2017-06-16 10:27
ERBIL — Russian defence ministry said on Friday that one of the air strikes conducted by Russian war jets may have eliminated the Islamic State (IS) leader Abubakir al-Baghdadi in Raqqa, the group’s main stronghold in Syria. An air strike may have killed ...

IS Leader Al-Baghdadi No Longer Has a Leading Role

BAS News - 2017-06-12 20:04
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) has limited the role of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and sent a 12-member leadership council to the Syrian territories under the name of “negotiating committee” to practically lead the extremist organization, informed Sy ...

Syrian State TV Claims ISIS Chief Al-Baghdadi Killed in Raqqa

Waar Media - 2017-06-11 14:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Syrian state television has reported that the leader of Islamic State (ISIS) Abu Bakr al-Baghadi has been killed in an air strike in Raqqa, Syria. The Syrian state television claims that the IS chief al-Baghdadi was struck in a massive air ra ...

Syrian State TV Claims IS Chief Al-Baghdadi Killed in Raqqa

BAS News - 2017-06-11 11:21
RAQQA — Syrian state television has reported that the leader of Islamic State (IS) Abu Bakr al-Baghadi has been killed in an air strike in Raqqa, Syria. The Syrian state television claims that the IS chief al-Baghdadi was struck in a massive air raid in ...

IS-Gegner melden strategische Erfolge

Deutsche Welle - 2017-06-04 17:33
Schiitische Einheiten haben die IS-Milizien aus Baadsch im Norden des Irak vertrieben. In der Gegend vermuten die USA den IS-Führer Al-Baghdadi. Auch in Syrien geraten die Dschihadisten zunehmend unter Druck. ...

Grand Al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul Surrounded by IS Militants

BAS News - 2017-05-31 18:35
MOSUL — The Grand al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul wherein the Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had announced the establishment of the self-proclaimed caliphate in 2014 has been surrounded by IS militants. The streets around the Mosque have been clo ...

Baghdadi Flees Mosul: Commander

BAS News - 2017-05-15 17:19
ERBIL— Abubakir al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State (IS) organization, has abandoned his militants in the frontlines of Mosul and fled to an unidentified location, Iraqi media reported on Monday. The sources quoted a commander from the Iraqi Cou ...

Aide to IS Leader Baghdadi Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-05-15 00:36
ISTANBUL — A close aide to Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in an airstrike on Sunday. The IS militant was formerly a high-ranking member of the al-Qaeda group. Previous to that he was an Iraqi army brigadier. He along with four ...

IS Chief Baghdadi Leaves His Followers to Die in Mosul: Official

BAS News - 2017-05-13 14:32
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) Leader Abubakir al-Baghdadi has fled Mosul and reportedly headed to Syria. General Maan al-Saadi, an official from the Iraqi counter-terrorism service told Al Arabiya that the IS chief Abubakr al-Baghdadi has fled Mosul and ...

Baghdadi's Muezzin Killed by Resistance Fighters in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-05-02 20:24
ERBIL— A close aide to the Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by a group of fighters from the so called IS-Resistance Front in central Mosul on Thursday. Shafaq News quoted an informed source as saying Ammar Abdulsalam Hazm was gun ...

D.E.S.I. Confirms and Russia Denies Arrestment of ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi

Waar Media - 2017-04-18 21:23
WAAR-DUHOK: According to the Information Office of the Secretary General of the DESI European Department of Security and Information which announced today that “the office had received accurate information indicating that the leader of al-Qaeda [ISIS] “A ...

IS Leader Baghdadi Arrested: Report

BAS News - 2017-04-18 18:54
He was arrested in early April in Syria ERBIL— The leader of the Islamic State (IS) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been arrested by the Russian and Syrian joint forces, according to a report by Russia Today (RT). RT cited a press release by the European Depart ...

IS Chief Baghdadi Is in Syria near Iraqi Border: Iraqi Intelligence

BAS News - 2017-04-17 17:23
Bghdadi has left for Syria a long time ago ERBIL — Iraqi Falcon Intelligence Cell (FIC) announced on Monday that the Islamic State (IS) leader Abubakir al-Baghdadi is still alive and he is living on the Syrian soil near the Iraqi border. FIC reported tha ...

IS Chief Al-Baghdadi Has Fled Mosul Long Time Ago: PM Abadi

BAS News - 2017-04-04 18:39
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that the information available about the Islamic State (IS) chief Abubakir al-Baghdadi indicates that he has fled Mosul a long time ago. Abadi pointed out that the Iraqi forces liberated the left side of ...

Muere el «número 2» del Estado Islámico en un ataque en Irak

Larazon - 2017-04-03 04:32
El lugarteniente de Abu Baker Al Baghdadi en Mosul, Ayad Hamed al Yamili, habría sido eliminado en un ataque aéreo dirigido por la Coalición Internacional. Su muerte fue confirmada ayer por la Inteligencia militar iraquí en un comunicado sin precisar la ...

IS Leader Believed to Be Surrounded on West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-02 21:06
SOFIA — The leader of the so-called Islamic State (IS) Abu Bakir al-Baghdadi is believed to be surrounded by the Iraqi government forces in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, an Iraqi army source said on Sunday. According to the source, who spoke to Sputn ...

IS Second-in-Command Killed in Western Anbar, Iraq

BAS News - 2017-04-01 15:51
He was struck by the Iraqi Air Force ANBAR — Iraqi Military intelligence announced on Saturday that the Islamic State (IS) second-in-command after al-Baghdadi was killed in an air strike west of Anbar province, Iraq. The intelligence said in a statement ...

Civilian deaths, Old City fight force Mosul battle rethink

Reuters - 2017-03-27 16:11
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Perched in bombed-out apartments overlooking west Mosul, Iraqi police snipers have in the last few days advanced to within a few hundred meters of the mosque where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al—Baghdadi declared his caliphate ne ...

IS Chief Al-Baghdadi's Role in Mosul Ended: Commander

BAS News - 2017-03-26 18:17
He has no longer a role in the fight in Mosul MOSUL — The Islamic State (IS) chief Abubakir al-Baghdadi is not in central Mosul where the military operations are taking place, and he has no role over the fight in Mosul, said Nineveh operations commander ...

IS Trainer of Al-Baghdadi's Snipers Captured in Anbar

BAS News - 2017-03-26 13:44
He was in charge of training the IS snipers tasked with protecting al-Baghdadi ANBAR — The Iraqi military intelligence managed to locate and capture the trainer of the snipers who are tasked with protecting the Islamic State (IS) chief Abubakir al-Baghda ...

Iraqi Forces to Attack ISIS Leader Once Location Provided by Intelligence

Waar Media - 2017-03-15 19:48
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi government forces will attack the leader of ISIS terrorist group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as soon as his exact location is uncovered by intelligence, a spokesman for the Iraqi Joint Special Operations Command told Sputnik Wednesday. Accord ...

Iraqi Forces Tracking Down IS Leader Al-Baghdadi in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-03-15 17:46
MOSUL — Iraqi forces are preparing to attack the leader of the so-called Islamic State (IS) as soon as his exact location is uncovered, the Iraqi Joint Special Operations Command said on Wednesday. The Spokesperson for the Iraqi Special Operations Comman ...

PM Abadi: Battle Against IS in "Final Stages" in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-03-15 15:06
IS militants must surrender or be prepared to die, Haidar al-Abadi says MOSUL — Iraqi forces are on a mission to recapture the Grand Mosque in Mosul’s Old City area, where the Islamic State (IS) leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, proclaimed himself the ruler ...

IS Leader Hiding Underground Near Syrian Border: Iraqi Minister

BAS News - 2017-03-09 21:31
BAGHDAD — Iraqi Interior Minister Jabir Zubaidi claims that the Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakir al-Baghdadi is hiding in an area near Rutba and Qaim districts of western Iraq. “According to the intelligence gathered by our forces, Abu Bakir al-Baghda ...

IS Leader Al-Baghdadi Has Left for Syria: Golden Brigade Commander

BAS News - 2017-03-09 13:09
Baghdadi's location was discovered through his phone calls, Fazil Barwari says ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) leader Abubakir al-Baghdadi has left Nineveh in Iraq and is currently hiding in Syria. Fazil Barwari, the commander of Iraqi Golden Brigade enga ...

IS Leader Hiding in Desert

BAS News - 2017-03-09 04:38
ISTANBUL — Islamic State (IS) leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has left Mosul and is now hiding out in the desert among sympathetic civilians, according to US and Iraqi officials. However, his exact whereabouts are unknown as he rarely uses trackable commun ...

Islamic State leader Baghdadi hiding out in the desert, U.S. sources say

E-Kurd - 2017-03-08 16:09
MOSUL/WASHINGTON,— U.S. and Iraqi officials believe the leader of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has left operational commanders behind with diehard followers to fight the battle of Mosul, and is now hiding out in the desert, focusing mainly on his ...

ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi’s Cousin Captured by Iraqi Forces

Waar Media - 2017-03-05 10:40
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi forces claimed they have captured the Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abubakir al-Baghdadi’s cousin who is also a high-ranking member of the group. He was captured on Friday in Josaq district in west Mosul where the Iraqi troops are closing ...

IS Leader Al-Baghdadi's Cousin Captured by Iraqi Forces

BAS News - 2017-03-05 09:12
He was also a high-ranking member of the IS group MOSUL — Iraqi forces claimed they have captured the Islamic State (IS) leader Abubakir al-Baghdadi's cousin who is also a high-ranking member of the group. He was captured on Friday in Josaq district in w ...

Iraqi Intelligence Service Monitoring Al-Baghdadi's Movements: Official

BAS News - 2017-03-02 11:34
Abubakir al-Baghdadi's recent order for his followers remains unconfirmed MOSUL — Iraqi government has not yet been able to confirm the authenticity of the Islamic State (IS) leader Abubakir al-Baghdadi's new order in which he asks his followers to hide ...

IS Leader Al-Baghdadi Asks Militants to Resort to Mountains: Source

BAS News - 2017-02-28 20:20
The source says the IS leader asked militants to hide in the mountains MOSUL — Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakir al-Baghdadi has asked the members and supporters of his organization to escape and hide in the mountains, Iraqi al-Sumaria news reported on ...

Al Baghdadi, líder del EI podría haber resultado herido en un bombardeo

Larazon - 2017-02-16 04:45
El líder del Estado Islámico, Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi, podría haber resultado herido en un bombardeo de las Fuerzas Aéreas iraquíes que se produjo el pasado 9 de febrero en la ciudad de Qaim, en el oeste de Irak, según diversos medios iraquíes citando fuent ...

Abu-Bakr Baghdadi No Longer in Mosul: MP

BAS News - 2017-02-14 18:26
He says in Mosul operation priority is now given to securing liberated areas ERBIL— There are intelligence reports which suggest that Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi, the emir of the extremist Islamic State (IS) organization has left Mosul, said a Kurdish lawmaker. ...

IS Leaders Discuss Appointment of Al-Baghdadi's Successor

BAS News - 2017-02-14 15:51
Reports on his death remain unconfirmed ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakir al-Baghdadi may have been killed during a strike by the Iraqi army. The strike on a house in Iraq's western province of Anbar in a village near the town of Qaim near the ...

IS Leader Abu Bakir al-Baghdadi Possibly Injured in Western Iraq

BAS News - 2017-02-12 22:20
LEEDS — The Leader of the so-called Islamic State (IS), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was possibly injured in an airstrike conducted by the Iraqi Air Force (IAF) in the city of Qaim on the 9th of February, the Iraqi media reported. The news however hasn't been c ...

IS Caliph Al-Baghdadi Being Monitored in Mosul: PM Abadi

BAS News - 2017-02-07 17:40
He has lost many close aides ERBIL — The leader of the Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s movements are being monitored by Iraqi authorities, according to the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s words in a recent interview. “He is almost alone at th ...

IS Leader Renounces Allegiance to Al-Baghdadi

BAS News - 2017-02-05 11:34
Pledging allegiance to an invisible helpless leader is invalid, says the IS leader MOSUL — An Islamic State (IS) leader, along with his men, has reportedly renounced his allegiance to the organization's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in the city of Mosul a ...

Turkey and the Alevis / Fariba Nawa

KurdPress - 2017-01-07 09:24
Letter from Istanbul In an unverified recording released in November, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed caliph of the Islamic State (ISIS), demanded that his followers wage war against Turkey. “Turkey today entered your range of action and the ai ...

US offers $25m reward for capture of Islamic State leader Al Baghdadi

E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
WASHINGTON,— The United States on Friday more than doubled the bounty on the head of the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, to $25 million. The announcement by the State Department “Rewards for Justice Program” came as US-bac ...

US raises reward to $25 million to capture ISIS head al-Baghdadi

Aranews - 2016-12-16 23:04
ARA News Erbil – The US has increased the initial $10 million reward offer to $25 million in order to capture the Islamic State’s (ISIS) supreme leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, coalition officials said on Friday. “ISIS leaders being killed one-by-one. Their ...

Besieged Islamic State militants in Mosul turn to executions and paranoia

E-Kurd - 2016-11-20 21:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A few weeks ago, a person inside Mosul began to send text messages to Iraqi military intelligence in Baghdad. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Islamic State, “has become intemperate,” said the early November mess ...

British FM says Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has fled Mosul

E-Kurd - 2016-11-06 20:17
BAGHDAD,— The top boss of the Islamic State — who on Thursday denied the terror group was on the brink of losing control in the besieged northern Iraqi city of Mosul — has himself fled, Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson said o ...

Battle for Mosul: how Isis is losing ground

The Guardian - 2016-11-05 03:44
More than two weeks after the start of the operation to take back Iraq’s second city from Islamic State, we map the progress of the coalition forcesIn June 2014, when the leader of Isis, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, declared a global caliphate, he did it from Mo ...

Islamic State leader says 'no retreat' from Mosul assault

Reuters - 2016-11-03 20:51
KOKJALI/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi told his followers on Thursday there could be no retreat in a "total war" against the forces arrayed against them, as advancing soldiers battled into their northern Iraqi strongho ...

Al-Baghdadi calls for moving battles to Turkey

ANHA - 2016-11-03 14:11
NEWS DESK– the leader of IS mercenaries Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called for moving ongoing battles in Mosul to Turkey, saying” Conquer it, and turn its peace into panic, and its adversity into intimidation, then make it a point of your ferocious conflicts” an ...

How important is Mosul for Isis? – video explainer

The Guardian - 2016-10-25 18:10
The battle to remove Islamic State from the Iraqi city of Mosul is underway with thousands of Iraqi army and Peshmerga forces combining and making progress towards the outskirts. It was from Mosul that Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a so-called ...

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly spotted in Mosul

Waar Media - 2016-10-23 20:07
Waar, Duhok: Leader of the Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been reportedly spotted in his stronghold in Iraq’s Mosul three days ago, Minister of Interior of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has said. Baghdadi’s appearance in Mosul comes days aft ...

Kurdish official says ISIS supreme leader al-Baghdadi still in Mosul

Aranews - 2016-10-20 03:20
ARA News Erbil – The supreme leader of the Islamic State (ISIS) extremist group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has not left Mosul despite the start of the US-backed military campaign, Kurdish official and former minister of finance in the Iraqi government Hoshyar Z ...
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