Terror group confirms death of Baghdadi and says he has been replaced by Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-QurayshiIslamic State has confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and named Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi as his replacement.Baghdadi and the terror organisation’s spokesman, Abu Hassan al-Muhajir, were both killed in US operations in northern Syria at the weekend. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/31/islamic-state-new-leader-abu-bakr-al-baghdadi-abu-ibrahim-al-hashimi-al-qurayshi
Author : Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent
Publish date : 2019-10-31 19:04:55
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