Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (File Photo/IANS)

ISIS confirms Baghdadi is dead, names Abu Ibrahim al-Quraishi as its new leader

Cairo: The Islamic State terror organisation on Thursday named Abu Ibrahim al-Quraishi as its new leader after it confirmed the death of Abu Bak al-Baghdadi who was killed in a US raid in northern Syria. A spokesperson for the terror organisation, Abu Hasan Al Mohager, was also killed, the group said in a voice message on […]

US President Donald Trump (File Photo)

IS chief al-Baghdadi killed in US op in Syria: Trump

Washington: Fugitive Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in a US military operation in northwest Syria, US President Donald Trump announced on Sunday. Speaking from the White House, Trump said al-Baghdadi detonated his suicide vest during a raid by special forces late on Saturday, the BBC reported. US special forces executed […]