Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Egypt hails US success in eliminating IS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 04:21 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Ministry welcomed the news about US success to eliminate Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a raid on Sunday, in Syria's Idlib, an official statement read.

IS relies on Khorasan branch, aims to return to Iraq: Dar al-Iftaa

Wed, 01 May 2019 - 01:35 GMT

IS carried out six terrorist attacks within the last week in April, including four in Iraq only, as the terrorist group aims to return to Iraq.

Islamic state chief, in rare speech, urges followers to persevere

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 12:30 GMT

Islamic state leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in his first purported speech in nearly a year, has called on followers to persevere.

A son of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed

Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 09:32 GMT

A son of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in the city of Homs in Syria, the group's news channel reported on Tuesday.

U.S.-led coalition does not have "releasable info" on Baghdadi whereabouts

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - 11:39 GMT

The U.S.-led coalition told Reuters on Friday that it does not have "any releasable information concerning the whereabouts" of IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Hezbollah media:IS leader Baghdadi was reported in Syrian town

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - 09:18 GMT

IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reported present in Albu Kamal town during the Syrian army and its allies' operation to clear it, Hezbollah media reported.

IS releases audio of leader Al-Baghdadi, date unclear

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 04:55 GMT

Islamic State released an audio recording of its leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi on Thursday

Egypt to dismiss civil servants linked to terrorism

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 11:48 GMT

Egypt is about to pass into law a bill that dismisses civil servants whose names are placed on terrorism lists based on judicial rulings.

IS leader Baghdadi almost certainly alive: Kurdish security official

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 02:46 GMT

The top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on Monday he was 99 percent sure that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was alive.

Syrian Observatory says has "confirmed information" that Islamic State chief killed

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 - 09:36 GMT

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told Reuters on Tuesday that it had "confirmed information" that Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi has been killed.

After al-Baghdadi’s death, what is next for IS?

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - 07:01 GMT

Al-Baghdadi’s death has been rumored several times, but this time it was viewed as fact, due to the recent liberation of Mosul by Iraqi forces.

IS leader killed, new successor to be announced

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - 10:04 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi arrives to Mosul on Sunday to congratulate the armed forces for their "victory" over IS

Baghdadi 'The Ghost': world jihad's low-profile boss

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 - 09:10 GMT

Discreet in his youth and invisible as the world's most wanted man Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi .

Rssian ForMin: high degree of certainty IS leader is dead -RIA

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 01:12 GMT

Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday there was high degree of certainty that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead, RIA news agency reported.

From IS to the MB: playback to the origins of radical Islam

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 - 08:47 GMT

The article follows the journey back in time from the key militant Islamist groups today to the birth of the phenomenon of radical Islam, aka the Muslim Brotherhood.

66 defendants to be tried over affiliations with Islamic State

Wed, 17 May 2017 - 07:50 GMT

66 defendants have been referred to the Cairo Criminal Court by Egypt’s top prosecutor over accusations of affiliations with the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group.