Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi al-Qurayshi was the Iraqi-born leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The group has been designated as a terrorist organisation by the United Nations, as well as by the European Union and many individual states, while Baghdadi was considered a Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the United States until his death in October 2019. In June 2014, he was chosen caliph of ISIL by the Shura Council, who were representing those members of the Islamic State qualified to elect a caliph.
A U.S. military dog that was wounded in the operation to take down ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was honored at the White House on Monday. President Trump presented Conan with a medal and a plaque... CBS News - Published
The global presence of Islamic State continued to advance in 2018 through networks and affiliates, the State Department counterterrorism coordinator Nathan Sales said on Friday, even though the Trump..
General Kenneth McKenzie is the top U.S. military commander in the Middle East. Wednesday, he offered fresh details about the raid that killed ISIS founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Commandos killed five..
The killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a U.S. raid is a further blow to a jihadist group that once held a swathe of territory in Iraq and Syria, experts said, but the organization..
U.S. President Donald Trump was greeted with boos and a smattering of chants of "Lock him up!" when he appeared on screen at the World Series in Washington on Sunday, even as he celebrated one of the..
European leaders are warning that the fight against terrorism is far from being over following the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The world's most wanted terrorist, and leader of the so-called Islamic..
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French President Emmanuel Macron spoke out about the death of leader from the Islamic State. He said the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was a hard blow for the terrorist organization. Yet he also said..
At the White House Monday, President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence welcomed Conan, the military dog that aided in the raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Watch their remarks. CBS News - Published
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN)Iraq intelligence agents tracked ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for years before getting the break they say was critical to cornering him. That break was the arrest in May of one.. WorldNews - Published
It would have been the right thing to do to capture Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi alive if it had been possible, the leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said on.. Reuters - Published
The idea that “the world will be a better place” after the death of Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a far-fetched one. To be sure, Isis was dealt a major blow, but that hardly sorts out the.. WorldNews - Published
Top U.S. military officials released new images from the raid that resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. He took his own life as U.S. special forces units closed in on him in.. CBS News - Published
The leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was responsible for a reign of terror across Iraq and Syria. He was killed in northwest Syria on Saturday, after being targeted by U.S. forces. President Trump.. CBS News - Published
New details about the raid that took out ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Two men were captured alive and taken into custody. Video and photos of the raid could soon be made public. David Martin.. CBS News - Published
Holly Williams in Turkey and CBS News Senior National Security contributor Michael Morell, a former acting director of the CIA, join CBS News to discuss the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.. CBS News - Published
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States knows the location of the third in command to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was killed last month in a U.S.-led raid. Reuters - Published
In May 2011, Osama bin Laden was killed in a US Special Forces raid on his hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan. This dealt a fatal blow to al-Qaeda as a cohesive organisation. The Obama administration.. WorldNews - Published
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that members of slain Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's "inner circle" are trying to enter Turkey from Syria. Erdogan also said the.. WorldNews - Published
The official said that Baghdadi's spouse identified herself as Rania Mahmoud but was, in fact, Asma Fawzi Muhammad Al-Qubaysi. She was said to be the "first wife" of the IS leader, who was killed in a.. WorldNews - Published
CBS News senior national security contributor and former acting CIA director Michael Morell joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Morell was.. CBS News - Published
Turkey has captured a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, more than a week after the former Islamic State leader killed himself during a raid by U.S. special.. Reuters - Published
Turkey captured the sister of dead Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Monday in the northern Syrian town of Azaz, a senior Turkish official told Reuters, and is interrogating her husband and.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •WorldNews
Somalia's Islamic State affiliate, one of the most important outposts of the militant group, swore allegiance in a statement on Sunday to the new leader named by the organization following the death of.. Reuters - Published
ISIS has named a new leader after al-Baghdadi died in a U.S. raid. Haroro Ingram of George Washington University’s Program on Extremism joined CBSN to talk about the new leader and what it means for.. CBS News - Published
Egypt's Islamic State affiliate, Sinai Province, has sworn allegiance to the new leader named by the group following the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the affiliate said on Telegram on Saturday. Reuters - Published
President Trump offered a vivid account of the ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “crying and screaming” in the final minutes before his death. The only problem: No one else knows what he’s talking.. NYTimes.com - Published
The United States is researching the new leader of the Islamic State to determine his previous roles in the organization, Nathan Sales, the U.S. counter-terrorism coordinator, said on Friday after a.. Reuters - Published
Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. forces in northwestern Syria and vowed revenge against the United States. Reuters - Published
In an audio statement, Abu Hamza al-Quraishi was heard saying, "We mourn you... commander of the faithful.", confirming the death of the 48-year-old leader of the banned terrorist outfit Islamic State.. DNA - Published
BEIRUT — The Islamic State group declared a new leader Thursday after it confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi days earlier in a U.S raid in Syria. In its audio release by the IS.. WorldNews - Published
The Islamic State militant group confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. forces in northwestern Syria and it vowed revenge against the United.. Reuters - Published
The Islamic State militant group confirmed on Thursday its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed, the group's news agency Amaq said in an audio tape following a U.S. weekend raid. Reuters - Published