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Weekend Reads Islamic State group announces successor to al-Baghdadi

18:26  31 october  2019
18:26  31 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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  ISIS Reaps Gains of U.S. Pullout From Syria American forces and their Kurdish-led partners in Syria had been conducting as many as a dozen counterterrorism missions a day against Islamic State militants, officials said. That has stopped. Those same partners, the Syrian Democratic Forces, had also been quietly releasing some Islamic State prisoners and incorporating them into their ranks, in part as a way to keep them under watch. That, too, is now in jeopardy. And across Syria’s porousAmerican forces and their Kurdish-led partners in Syria had been conducting as many as a dozen counterterrorism missions a day against Islamic State militants, officials said. That has stopped.

Recently, the Islamic State ’s purported “terror franchises” in Afghanistan and Pakistan have claimed a spate of bombings against the Shi’a and Barelvi The distinction between the Taliban and the Islamic State lies in the fact that the Taliban follow Deobandi sect of Sunni Islam which is a sect native to

" Islamic State could announce the death in their weekly news letter which could come out on Thursday if they were able to agree on a successor ," said Tamimi. "For some, Baghdadi 's death might be the final straw to quit the group and go back to al Qaeda," said Elisabeth Kendall, senior research fellow

A picture taken on October 27, 2019 shows a destroyed vehicle at the site where helicopter gunfire reportedly killed nine people near the northwestern Syrian village of Barisha in the Idlib province along the border with Turkey, where © Omar HAJ KADOUR A picture taken on October 27, 2019 shows a destroyed vehicle at the site where helicopter gunfire reportedly killed nine people near the northwestern Syrian village of Barisha in the Idlib province along the border with Turkey, where "groups linked to the Islamic State group" were present, according to a Britain-based war monitor with sources inside Syria. - The helicopters targeted a home and a car on the outskirts of Barisha, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, after US media said IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was believed to be dead following a US military raid in the same province.

BEIRUT — The Islamic State group is mourning the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and has announced a successor in a new audio release.

Trump says US forces cornered IS leader in dead-end tunnel

  Trump says US forces cornered IS leader in dead-end tunnel Trump says US forces cornered IS leader in dead-end tunnelWASHINGTON — Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi , the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world's most wanted man, was killed in a U.S. military raid in Syria, President Donald Trump said Sunday. He provided graphic details of al-Baghdadi's final moments as American forces pursued and cornered him and his children in a dead-end tunnel.

Islamic State or IS), declaring itself a worldwide caliphate.[94] The name " Islamic State " and the group 's claim to be a caliphate have been Advising al - Baghdadi is a cabinet of senior leaders, while its operations in Iraq and Syria are controlled by local 'emirs,' who head semi-autonomous groups

The terror group , Islamic State ‘already has a new leader’ barely a day after former chief Abu Bakr al - Baghdadi blew up himself and three children to escape US military raid in Syria. Newsweek reported that Baghdadi’s successor is the former Iraqi army officer named Abdullah Qardash – sometimes

The group identified the new leader as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi in the audio released Thursday by the IS central media arm, al-Furqan Foundation.

The speaker in the audio also confirmed the death of Abu Hassan al-Muhajir, a close aide of al-Baghdadi and a spokesman for the group.

Al-Muhajir was killed in a joint U.S. operation with Kurdish forces in Jarablus, in northern Syria on Sunday, hours after al-Baghdadi blew himself up during a U.S. raid in Syria's northwestern Idlib province.

The speaker named Abu Hamza al-Qurashi urged followers to pledge allegiance to the new Caliph and addressed the Americans saying; "Don't rejoice."

The Associated Press

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