Category: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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Jan
2020

Trump Eliminates Some Of World’s Top Terrorists In Just A Few MonthsTrump Eliminates Some Of World’s Top Terrorists In Just A Few Months

January 03, 2020 12:16 PM ET President Donald Trump has taken out some of the world’s top terrorists in a matter of months, approving military raids and strikes that have decapitated the leadership of various terror-affiliated organizations. The death of Qasem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force, on Thursday night, was just the […]

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Jan
2020

Pentagon Says Trump Ordered Airstrike That Killed Top Iranian General At Baghdad AirportPentagon Says Trump Ordered Airstrike That Killed Top Iranian General At Baghdad Airport

January 02, 2020 8:57 PM ET President Donald Trump ordered a U.S. military airstrike Thursday that killed Gen. Qasem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force, in an airstrike near Baghdad’s airport, the Pentagon said in a statement. “At the direction of the President, the U.S. military has taken decisive defensive action to protect […]

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Nov
2019

Erdogan: Slain ISIS Leader Baghdadi’s Wife, Other Family Captured By Turkish AuthoritiesErdogan: Slain ISIS Leader Baghdadi’s Wife, Other Family Captured By Turkish Authorities

November 06, 2019 10:00 AM ET One of the wives of slain ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was arrested by Turkish authorities, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday. Erdogan also appeared to knock the United States for making a “fuss” about killing the world’s most-wanted terrorist during his speech in Ankara, Fox News reported. […]

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Oct
2019

US Central Command Releases Photos, Video From Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi RaidUS Central Command Releases Photos, Video From Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Raid

October 30, 2019 5:58 PM ET U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) began releasing photos and video — in addition to previously unreported details — Wednesday of the compound where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi hid and the raid that took him out. “As it became clear that we had gained fleeting and actionable intelligence on his hideout, we […]

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Oct
2019

ISIS Defector Inside Compound Helped al-Baghdadi Raid, Officials SayISIS Defector Inside Compound Helped al-Baghdadi Raid, Officials Say

October 30, 2019 12:21 PM ET A mole inside Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s Syrian compound was essential to taking down the terrorist, officials said. A well-placed informant who helped with al-Baghdadi’s movements around Syria and oversaw construction in the Syrian safe house where the ISIS leader was found gave U.S. and Middle East-based […]

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Oct
2019

Biden, Who Once Said Terrorism Was Not An ‘Existential Threat’ To The US, Says Al-Baghdadi Raid Succeeded Despite Trump’s ‘Ineptitude’Biden, Who Once Said Terrorism Was Not An ‘Existential Threat’ To The US, Says Al-Baghdadi Raid Succeeded Despite Trump’s ‘Ineptitude’

October 29, 2019 8:23 AM ET Former Vice President Joe Biden, who once dismissed ISIS as a threat to the United States, claimed Monday that last weekend’s al-Baghdadi raid was a success despite President Donald Trump’s “ineptitude.” Biden said that the “victory was not due to Donald Trump’s leadership. It happened despite his ineptitude as […]

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Oct
2019

Here’s The Timeline Of The Raid That Left ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi DeadHere’s The Timeline Of The Raid That Left ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Dead

October 28, 2019 10:23 PM ET A U.S. military operation resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi at a compound in northern Syria Saturday evening. The raid last around two hours, but began with a 2018 tip from one of al-Baghdadi’s top aides. Following the raid, the compound where al-Baghdadi was found was […]

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Oct
2019

Here Are The First Photos From The Aftermath Of The Raid That Killed ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-BaghdadiHere Are The First Photos From The Aftermath Of The Raid That Killed ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

October 28, 2019 2:51 PM ET The first photos from the raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were published to photo wires Monday Since the announcement of al-Baghdadi’s death Sunday morning, President Trump has weighed releasing body cam video from the operation A second raid reportedly carried out by US and Kurdish Syrian […]

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Oct
2019

‘A Welcome Surprise’: Mother Of Journalist Murdered By ISIS Reacts To Leader’s Death‘A Welcome Surprise’: Mother Of Journalist Murdered By ISIS Reacts To Leader’s Death

October 28, 2019 12:15 PM ET The mother of James Foley, an American journalist who was executed by the Islamic State in 2014, told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on Monday that the death of terrorist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was “a welcome surprise.” James Foley, a freelancer, was beheaded as part of an ISIS propaganda video, […]

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