Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Ask any Iraqi – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead, ISIS isn’t

The killing of Baghdadi brings up many questions and presents the possibility of using the attention focused on ISIS to bring attention to the people who are still suffering from ISIS’s attacks.

By DASTAN JASIM
12/11/2019
HAS HE won in Syria?
Bashar Assad: Al-Baghdadi could be hidden; Israel is 'ever-present'

While the Syrian leader praised US President Donald Trump, he had nothing but contempt for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, whom he called "an enemy" – although not the Turkish nation.

11/11/2019
Kayla Mueller
Kayla Mueller's parents don't know if daughter killed by bombing, Al-Baghdadi

When Kayla's mother heard about Baghdadi's death, her "heart broke for the children that were killed with him."

PA calls Israel and ISIS 'twins'

He continued to say that the U.S. only cut off "the tail of the monster," in reference to the killing of Baghdadi, because the head – Israel – has yet to be defeated.

Turkey captures al-Baghdadi's wife in Syria - report

"The United States said Baghdadi killed himself in a tunnel. They started a communication campaign about this," Erdogan said.

By REUTERS
06/11/2019
A woman, believed to be the daughter-in-law of Rasmiya Awad, sister of slain Islamic State leader
Turkey captures ISIS leader Baghdadi's sister in Syria

"We hope to gather a trove of intelligence from Baghdadi’s sister on the inner workings of ISIS," the official said.

By REUTERS
05/11/2019
Turkey protected Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

In his national address announcing that US Special Forces had killed Baghdadi, President Donald Trump commended Turkey while turning a blind eye to Turkey’s collusion with ISIS.

By DAVID L. PHILLIPS
05/11/2019
A satellite view of the reported residence of ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to the so
The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

So Qardash is not far from the type of leader Baghdadi was.

02/11/2019
Egypt's Sinai Province swears allegiance to new Islamic State leader

Egyptian ground and air forces launched a major offensive focussed on North Sinai early last year. Military operations and militant attacks continue in the area.

By REUTERS
02/11/2019
My Word: Bury Baghdadi, not his crimes

Baghdadi’s death, while an important milestone, is unlikely to put an end to global jihad, just as Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda terrorist organization continued in different forms even after his death.

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