Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Russia claims Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead

Russia’s defence ministry said on Friday it was checking information that a Russian air strike near the Syrian city of Raqqa may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in late May, Russian news agencies reported. The air strike targeted a meeting of IS leaders and was carried out[…]

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Al-Baghdadi’s wife, son detained: Lebanon

Lebanese authorities detained a woman and young boy believed to be the wife and son of the reclusive Islamic State group leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and were questioning the woman and conducting DNA tests on the child, senior Lebanese officials said Tuesday. If their identities are confirmed, Lebanon may use the pair[…]

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IS leader wounded in airstrike: report

Two Iraqi officials and state television say an airstrike in western Iraq wounded the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Pentagon officials said they had no information on such a strike or al-Baghdadi being wounded. An Interior Ministry intelligence official told The Associated Press on Sunday that[…]

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