Monday, 25 October 2021

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Turkey announces arrest of al-Baghdadi’s sister

Turkey announced the arrest of slain former Daesh/ISIS ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s sister. “The arrest of al-Baghdadi’s sister is yet another example of the success of our counter-terrorism operations,” said Fahrettin Altun, Turkey’s communications director, on Twitter. “Turkey’s fight against terror regardless of its ideology or origin continues unabated,” he ...

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US Allies Glad al-Baghdadi is Dead, but Say ISIS Still a Threat

WASHINGTON: U.S. allies around the world are calling the killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi a major blow, but say ISIS is still a terrorist threat. French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted that al-Baghdadi’s death is “just a stage.” “With our partners in the international coalition, the fight continues ...

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IS chief Baghdadi likely still alive: US general

WASHINGTON: Elusive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is probably still alive and likely hiding in the Middle Euphrates River Valley, a senior US general said. “We’re looking for him every day. I don’t think he’s dead,” Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, commander of the counter-IS coalition in Iraq and Syria, ...

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IS leader Al-Baghdadi reportedly killed in Russia-led airstrike

MOSCOW: The Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday it is checking on information indicating that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was reportedly killed in a Russia-led airstrike in Syria. Russian Su-34 aircraft and an Su-35 multirole fighter carried out airstrikes near the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) stronghold of Raqqa ...

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