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Jul 22, 2017
Donald Trump slams New York Times for 'foiling' US' bid to capture Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-BaghdadiThe Times has become a favorite Trump target despite his penchant for reaching out to the daily, including this week, when he gave its reporters a major interview in which he criticized his own Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Jul 22, 2017
Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive, says US defence secretary Jim MattisPentagon chief Jim Mattis said on Friday that he believes Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al- Baghdadi is still alive, following various claims he was dead.
Jul 17, 2017
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'definitely alive', says Kurdish officialA top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on Monday he was 99 percent sure that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was alive and located south of the Syrian city of Raqqa, despite reports that he had been killed.
Jul 14, 2017
James Mattis cannot confirm whether Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is deadPentagon chief Jim Mattis said Friday he cannot confirm whether or not Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead, after reports from Syria that the jihadist leader had been killed
Jul 11, 2017
Islamic State says leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died west of Mosul; new chief to be announced soonThe Islamic State (IS) militant group has declared that its supreme leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died, the media reported on Tuesday.
Jul 12, 2017
United States says it can't confirm Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's deathThe US general who heads the coalition fighting the Islamic State group said on Tuesday that he had no information that would confirm or deny claims the jihadists' leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead.
Jun 29, 2017
Islamic State has lost 60% of territory, 80% revenue since its inception in 2014: AnalystsIn January 2015, Islamic State jihadists controlled about 90,800 square kilometres, but by June 2017, that number dropped to 36,200, said IHS Markit.
Jun 24, 2017
Mecca bombing: Iran condemns attack, offers help to Saudi Arabia to tackle terrorismIran on Saturday condemned a suicide bombing near Islam's holiest site in Mecca and offered Saudi Arabia its assistance in tackling terrorism despite their severed ties.
Jun 23, 2017
Iraqi forces battle towards heart of Mosul's Old City, open routes for civilians to fleeIraqi forces battled their way along two streets that meet in the heart of Mosul's Old City on Friday
Jun 23, 2017
Saddam-era officer likely to be next Islamic State leader, if Baghdadi is confirmed deadIf Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants