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Along the waterfront of the Euphrates river in Iraq's war-torn Mosul, gaping holes in hotel walls reveal little but enormous heaps of rubble. Six months since Iraqi forces seized the country's second city from Islamic State group jihadists, human remains still rot in front of the Al-Nuri mosque. The building ...
Sameh Eid, an expert in Jihadist groups affairs in Egypt, said Baghdadi is likely to be in Africa, after the group members fled Iraq and Syria. Africa, according to Eid, is the biggest battlefield that the group seeks entering in order to have access to Egypt. Regarding the access to Africa, he said that it just ...
The US-led international coalition has distributed leaflets in the western region of Iraq announcing that a reward of $25 million is available for information that could lead to the arrest of Daesh leader, Ibrahim Awwad Al-Badri, also known as Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. An Iraqi Army colonel told Al-Araby ...

... claiming that al-Baghdadi had been captured by US forces in Iraq and then brought to the US base in Ras al-Ayn, Syria. "The leader [al-Baghdadi] was captured along with seven officers of the terrorist group, including an Iraqi national," a source told the outlet, adding that al-Baghdadi may have been ...
According to the latest data, cited by global media outlets, the chief jihadist is hiding somewhere in the vast swath of desert between the Iraqi and Syrian borders. More specifically, the self-styled caliph is laying low, "living like a rat" between the border city of Al-Qaim in the Anbar Governorate in Iraq and Abu ...
The peshmerga Ministry General said the Kurdistan Region's security forces, as well as the international coalition and Iraqi government, have warned IS may still "carry out attacks in the form of small ... Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (C) in this screenshot of his 2014 declaration of a caliphate in Mosul, Iraq.
A Iraqi federal police officer inspects a tunnel used by Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, February 4, 2017. ... Earlier on the day, seven IS members were reportedly killed as joint troops of army's seventh division and tribes carried out an operation in the desert, north of Baghdadi town, west of Anbar.
2013-2014, Islamic State group emerges -Head of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announces in an online recording in April 2013 the creation of a ... Baghdadi made his only public appearance in 2014, is launched in October 2016 involving about 30,000 Iraqi troops, backed by US-led air support.
Islamic State militants blew up the medieval structure in June when Iraqi forces became closer to the recapture of Mosul, sparking condemnation from world heritage agencies. The minaret was part of the Grand Nuri mosque, the place where Islamic State supreme leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, declared ...
It seems that ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi fled the Iraqi border town of Rawafor Boukamal (also known as Abu Kamal). The most immediate question that springs to mind is this: why would al-Baghdadi leave the relatively safer Anbar Province in Iraq for the border town of Boukamal? After all, the latter is ...
Mosul was the birthplace of the Islamic State's self-styled "caliphate" when the group's founder, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared its establishment in a famous sermon from Mosul's Grand Nuri mosque. Iraq forces are currently working on seizing back the group's last haven in Iraq: the western Anbar city of ...
The war did not work out the way al Baghdadi envisaged. Islamic State fighters were killed or scattered by Iraqi and Kurdish soldiers and coalition airpower. But the allied victory has come at an incalculable cost. More than 40,000 people died in Mosul alone and large parts of Iraq have been wrecked.
Beirut -- A media outlet linked to the Syrian military said Friday that the leader of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, may be holed up in an ISIS pocket in the eastern town of Boukamal, ... Al-Baghdadi has only appeared in public once in 2014 in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq said it did not have any "verifiable information" concerning Baghdadi's whereabouts. ... In July 2014, he delivered a sermon at the Grand mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in which he declared himself leader of a new caliphate, or Islamic ...

The Islamic State (IS) grew out of an Insurgency in Iraq, and was affiliated with al-Qaeda until 2014. ... Iraqi forces believed the IS game was over with Mosul's fall, and ... Where is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the IS?
Iraqi forces are about to launch an offensive to recapture the last patch of ... ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who declared the caliphate from ...
The Islamic State carved out a sprawling territory across Iraq and Syria ... Iraqi forces faced stiff resistance from Islamic State militants there, often in ... It was there, in June of 2014, that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the ...
I heard them in Iraq in 2003, 2004, and then year after year until the US ... law student better known as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi - easily eclipsed the 9/11 .... There are still deep wells of resentment and fear among Iraqi Sunnis, ...
Baghdadi was first declared the leader of the caliphate in June 2014, after ISIS had made considerable territorial gains in Iraq. Shortly after, the ...
Trump Is ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi's 'American Twin,' Iranian General Says ... Iraq and the other to a Western mother, their ideological-behavioral ... anti-ISIS military operations by Iraqi and Syrian armies on the other.
Even now, the group still holds part of Anbar, the Iraqi province that was ... In it, al-Baghdadi praised the fighters who died in Mosul and "did not ...
He was known to be close to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the group's leader. ... Iraqi joint troops killed 385 IS members, including five snipers, ...
He said the recording's content showed that Baghdadi was still alive to a ... in June 2014 to proclaim an Islamic "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria.
Baghdad ( Leader of Islamic State militant group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive as he hides in desert border areas between Iraq and Syria, ... of Islamic State militants are still hiding at underground shelters in such border areas, escaping from security campaigns launched by Iraqi troops.
Terror leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi in hiding as ISIS loses Syrian ... and the liberation of Mosul in Iraq, officials say Baghdadi is steering clear ...
The former wife of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic ... Dulaimi gave her account to the court of meeting Baghdadi and marrying him in Iraq, ... a caliphate for the world's Muslims that straddled the Iraqi-Syrian ...
The official cautioned that such assistance further prolongs the conflicts in Anbar, adding that when the Iraqi Army and popular forces purge the ...
The leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, seems to have broken his 11-month silence with a long audio message ...
Iraqi forces Friday launched an assault on the northern town of ... al-Baghdadi urging resistance, the first such intervention in nearly a year.
ISIS releases al-Baghdadi recording, claiming that the Islamic State leader is still alive ... the group has lost much of the territory it controlled in Iraq and Syria. ... US-backed Iraqi forces have since defeated IS in Mosul, where ...
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, purportedly seen here in ... Iraq and Syria, lost the major Iraqi city of Mosul -- where Baghdadi ...
In Iraq, US-backed Iraqi forces are pressing their battle to retake the northern city of Hawija and a section of the Euphrates near the border with ...
Iraq is set to deport 500 women who were foreign members of the Islamic State ... Iraqi authorities moved the women and children from a facility south of ... where its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared himself caliph of the ...
... and Mosul--the Iraqi city where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ... the wake of the upheavals following the war in Iraq and the Arab Spring.
The leader of Islamist State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is planning a fresh ... suffered in Iraq and Syria, a leading Iraqi intelligence official has warned. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Isil's self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq ...
Iraq's prime minister has declared victory over Islamic State in the city of ... Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead and said that he thinks that Baghdadi is ...
WASHINGTON -- ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is probably still alive, ... Townsend -- the commander of the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq and ...
Anbar ( Iraqi Army warplanes killed 94 Islamic State ... Anna, in western Anbar, since 2014, when they occupied a third of Iraq to ...
He said the gains by the Iraqi security forces meant Daesh - the ... leader of the ISIS forces Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had gone to ground and the ...
Anbar ( Ten Islamic State militants were killed in an airstrike in ... trying to infilitrate from Houran region into al-Baghdadi town in western Anbar. fighter jets from the Iraqi Army and the international coalition ... 2014, when it occupied one third of Iraq to proclaim a self-styled Islamic caliphate.
Anbar ( Five Islamic State militants were killed while infiltrating into ... The militants were trying to sneak into al-Baghdadi town in western Anbar." ... when it occupied one third of Iraq to proclaim a self-styled Islamic caliphate. Iraqi troops were able to return life back to normal in the biggest ...
Al-Iraqi is a senior IS figure close to al-Baghdadi, the terror group's leader. He is reportedly a key IS leader in Iraq and Syria and has played a ...
Qatari al-Obaifi, a senior leader at the mobilization forces in Anbar'a al-Baghdadi, told Alsumaria ... The Iraqi government declared victory over Islamic State in Mosul, the group's former capital in Iraq, in July, and said it was ...
This group overran large areas of Iraq and Baghdadi proclaimed his caliphate from Mosul. The Iraqi Army gave a poor exhibition of fighting the ...
Officials say 7,000 Islamic State affiliates remain in Iraq ... IS still controls territories in parts of Ninawa and Anbar governorates, in Hawija in ... Amid reports that IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, Iraqi intelligence ...
Having concluded its campaign in Mosul, the Iraqi government is planning to launch further offensives at other IS pockets across Iraq, including ...
Iraqi Major General Qasim al-Mohammadi, head of the Al-Jazeera operations command in the western province of Anbar, told Al-Sumariya ... that his forces faced an ISIS surprise attack in the city of al-Baghdadi on Thursday, ...


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