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Baghdadi’s underwear was stolen to conduct DNA test before US raid

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s underpants were obtained by an undercover source to match DNA samples to prove his identity before U.S. forces along with its partners made plans to kill him. Polat Can, a senior advisor to the Kurdish-led SDF, gave details on Twitter about how SDF intelligence work had helped locate Baghdadi, whose death was […]

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President Trump confirms killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s successor

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the US military had killed the person who likely would have succeeded Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the leader of Islamic State. “Just confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s number one replacement has been terminated by American troops,” Trump wrote on Twitter. Trump did not specify who he was referring to, […]

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ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed himself

US President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a nighttime raid by US special forces in northwest Syria. In a televised address Trump from the White House told that US forces killed a “large number” of ISIS terrorists during the raid which culminated in cornering Baghdadi in […]