Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: News
01 Dec 2022ISIS
Islamic State announces leader's death, appoints Abu al-Hussein as successor
The armed jihadist group Islamic State (IS) announced via an audio message on Wednesday that their leader Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi died "in combat with enemies of God".
03 Feb 2022ISIS
ISIS chief killed in counterterror operation in Syria, says Biden
United States President Joe Biden on Thursday said that American forces targeted the chief of the Islamic State (ISIS) during a counter-terrorism operation in northwest Syria.
05 Nov 2019Donald Trump
Turkish forces capture sister of dead ISIS chief Baghdadi
Days after ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by the United States, Turkey has claimed that it captured the terrorist's elder sister.
29 Oct 2019Donald Trump
ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea, afforded religious rites
ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was revealed to have died recently, has been buried at sea, US officials said on Monday.
28 Oct 2019DNA
US forces kill ISIS chief: Here's how the operation unfolded
ISIS, the terror outfit which excelled in inflicting fear across the globe with brutal beheading videos and innumerable attacks, lost its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi this weekend.
27 Oct 2019Donald Trump
Trump says ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'died like a dog'
United States President Donald Trump on Sunday confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the militant group ISIS, was killed in a US military operation in northwest Syria.
27 Oct 2019ISIS
Who is Baghdadi, the ISIS chief reportedly killed by US?
If reports are to be believed, ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died.
27 Oct 2019Donald Trump
Has ISIS chief Baghdadi been killed in US operation?
The United States launched a covert operation late on Saturday night in which Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the chief of terror outfit ISIS, is believed to have died.
30 Apr 2019Sri Lanka
IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi praises Sri Lanka Easter bombings
The leader of the Islamic State group praised the Easter suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people in Sri Lanka in a video released yesterday, calling on terrorists to be a "thorn" against their enemies, in his first filmed appearance in nearly five years.
30 Apr 2019ISIS
ISIS chief Baghdadi appears in video after 5 years
For the first time in five years, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ISIS chief who had gone underground and was presumed dead, surfaced in a new video.
23 Aug 2018ISIS
ISIS releases audio message of its leader Baghdadi presumed dead
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the elusive chief of the Islamic State terror group has asked his followers to "patiently persevere" despite the losses they suffered in Iraq and Syria.
10 Dec 2017ISIS
Iraq declares war with ISIS is concluded
After re-taking the very last ISIS strongholds from fighters recently, Iraq has announced that the war against the group is concluded.
10 Nov 2017ISIS
Syria defeats ISIS but the threat is far from over
Syria declared victory over ISIS recently after it captured Deir al-Zour, the last town under the group's control.
29 Sep 2017ISIS
ISIS releases purported audio recording from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
ISIS released, what it claims to be, a new audio recording from its chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
21 Aug 2017ISIS
Operation Free Tal Afar: Iraq attacks final Islamic State stronghold
Iraq has now launched an offensive to push IS out of its last stronghold, in the city of Tal Afar.
23 Jul 2017Russia News
Trump slams NY Times for illegal leak compromising Baghdadi's capture
In his latest controversial tweet, Trump notes "The Failing New York Times foiled US attempt to kill the single most wanted terrorist, Al-Baghdadi. Their sick agenda over National Security."
11 Jul 2017Russia News
After a month of reports, ISIS confirms founder Baghdadi dead
Almost a month after reports emerged that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in a Russian airstrike, the terrorist outfit has confirmed the news.
10 Jul 2017ISIS
Iraqi PM visits Mosul to celebrate "victory" over ISIS
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul to congratulate Iraqi security forces over their "victory" against ISIS militants.
10 Jul 2017Jammu And Kashmir
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04 Jul 2017ISIS
Mosul Battle: Iraqi troops face wave of suicide bombers
Iraqi troops attempting to recapture the last ISIS-held quarter of Mosul, the Old City, have been met by fierce clashes and a series of suicide-bombings.
29 Jun 2017ISIS
Iraq recaptures Mosul mosque, declares end of ISIS caliphate
Iraqi government forces have captured the Mosul mosque from where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his caliphate in 2014.
22 Jun 2017ISIS
ISIS blows up Mosul mosque where leader Baghdadi announced caliphate
On June 22, Iraqi forces alleged that ISIS had blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, an ancient landmark where the terrorist outfit's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had declared himself a "caliph" in 2014.
16 Jun 2017Russia News
Sources: ISIS founder Baghdadi possibly killed in Russian airstrike
Sources in the Russian Defense Ministry said information suggesting ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been killed in a Russian airstrike, is being analyzed.
14 Jun 2017ISIS
ISIS leader Baghdadi's journey from being a 'caliph' to fugitive
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is on the brink of losing Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, the two strongholds of his 'caliphate.'
16 Feb 2017ISIS
Iraq air force hits ISIS; al-Baghdadi's fate unknown
The Joint Operations Command, coordinating fights against Jihadists in Iraq, sent a statement which said that a meeting of commanders from the Islamic State group (ISIS) including ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was targeted by the Iraqi air force.
24 Nov 2016ISIS
IS men recced Haridwar's 'Har ki Pauri' as possible target
Authorities have revealed that individuals arrested in India for affiliation to ISIS, conducted a recce of 'Har ki Pauri' in Haridwar as a possible target for the group.
18 Nov 2016ISIS
IS under siege in Mosul; leaders exhibiting paranoia
Iraqi military informants revealed that the military offensive on Mosul, Iraq, an Islamic State stronghold, has unnerved its top leaders.
16 Oct 2016ISIS
Is 'Islamic State' really what we think it is?
The 'Islamic State' needs no introduction thanks to its growing popularity (or notoriety) worldwide.
27 Sep 2016ISIS
Jordanian writer charged with insulting Islam, shot dead
Nahed Hattar, a well-known Jordanian writer was shot dead outside a court in capital city of Amman, where he was due to appear for trial, for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam.
21 Aug 2016ISIS
ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Russian traffic police officers
IS has claimed responsibility by releasing a video of 2 attackers involved in an assault on Russian traffic police that occurred near Moscow on Wednesday.