Russia said on Tuesday it could not confirm that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in an air strike in Syria last month, the Interfax news agency quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov as saying.
Moscow said on Friday its forces may have killed the secretive ISIS leader, but Washington said it could not corroborate the death and Western and Iraqi officials were skeptical.
Russia’s military says may have killed ISIS leader BaghdadiRussia’s Defense Ministry said on Friday it was checking information that a Russian air strike near the Syrian city of Raqqa may have killed ... Middle East
ISIS’s Baghdadi has ‘fled Mosul and left his fighters to die’An Iraqi counter-terror official has told Al Arabiya.net that ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has fled Mosul and abandoned his soldiers, ... Middle East
ISIS mufti tells Al Arabiya how he met ‘introverted’ Baghdadi in US prisonISIS mufti Hussam Naji, who was captured in late 2014 by Iraqi security forces, tells Al Arabiya how he met the militant group’s leader Abu Bakr ... Features
Where is ISIS leader Baghdadi? The US isn’t quite sureBelieving that they were once close to tracking down the elusive leader, that feeling has now faded Features