"We Know Exactly Who He Is": Donald Trump Says US Is Aware Of New ISIS Chief
Saturday, November 2, 2019, 8:20 AM
President Donald Trump said that the US knows who the ISIS new-leader is, after the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a US-led commando raid. "ISIS has a new leader. We know exactly who he is!" Trump tweeted. US-officials did not give any more details. ISIS earlier confirmed death of its leader al-Baghdadi in a statement and named his replacement as Abu-Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi.
Video, Photos of ISIS Chief Baghdadi Raid Released By Pentagon
Thursday, October 31, 2019, 8:16 AM
The Pentagon released video and photos on Wednesday of the US special forces raid that resulted in the death of ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Among the images released by the Defense Department was grainy black-and-white footage of US troops approaching on foot the high-walled compound in northwestern Syria where Baghdadi was holed-up. Before and after pictures of the isolated compound were also released.
Body Of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Disposed Of At Sea By US Military: Report
Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 7:49 AM
The body of ISIS-chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was buried at sea by the US-military after he killed himself during the weekend raid on his Syrian-hideout, a Pentagon source told. No details were given on where or when the body was disposed of, but it paralleled the 2011 sea burial of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden after he was killed in US-special-forces raid in Pakistan.