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American troops to remain in Syria as long as Islamic State has presence in region, says US military official Mark Milley
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American troops to remain in Syria as long as Islamic State has presence in region, says US military official Mark Milley

'There will be less than 1,000, American troops for sure', general Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 'Probably in the 500ish frame, maybe six'

In final days, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi masqueraded as shepherd, was reliant on shrinking circle of confidants
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In final days, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi masqueraded as shepherd, was reliant on shrinking circle of confidants

In his last months on the run, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was agitated, fearful of traitors, sometimes disguised as a shepherd, sometimes hiding underground, always dependent on a shrinking circle of confidants.

Islamic State confirms death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, names Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi as successor
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Islamic State confirms death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, names Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi as successor

The Islamic State provided no other details about al-Qurayshi and it was not immediately clear who the name was in reference to.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death not enough to compensate for Islamic State's atrocities, says Yazidi laureate Nadia Murad
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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death not enough to compensate for Islamic State's atrocities, says Yazidi laureate Nadia Murad

Murad became a voice for minority Yazidis, founding an organization to help women, children victimized by genocide, mass atrocities, human trafficking

IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi paid rival for protection but was betrayed by his own
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IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi paid rival for protection but was betrayed by his own

Al-Baghdadi spent his last months in an isolated villa in Barisha, a village in a part of Idlib province dominated by rival jihadi groups and hundreds of miles from the Islamic State’s former territory along the border between Syria and Iraq.

US service dog returns to service after being injured during raid on hideout of IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
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US service dog returns to service after being injured during raid on hideout of IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

A US service dog who was injured during the raid at the hideout of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in northwestern Syria has returned to service, a top American general said.

Daily Bulletin: Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh formally become UTs on Unity Day; Twitter to ban all political advertising from 22 Nov; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh formally become UTs on Unity Day; Twitter to ban all political advertising from 22 Nov; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh Lieutenant Governors to take oath today; Modi to lead tributes to Sardar Patel on Unity Day; P Chidambaram's interim bail plea to be heard in Delhi High Court; day's top stories

Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's replacement could surface within weeks, claims top US official
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Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's replacement could surface within weeks, claims top US official

The Islamic State group's leadership has a 'deep bench' and a replacement for deceased chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi could surface within weeks, the US government's top counter-terrorism expert said.

Pentagon releases first images of raid on IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, warns militant group may attempt to stage 'retribution attack'
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Pentagon releases first images of raid on IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, warns militant group may attempt to stage 'retribution attack'

The Pentagon on Wednesday released its first images from last weekend’s commando raid in Syria that led to the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and warned the militant group may attempt to stage a retribution attack

Donald Trump tweets faked photo of heroic dog from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi raid receiving a medal
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Donald Trump tweets faked photo of heroic dog from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi raid receiving a medal

President Donald Trump on Wednesday shared an altered photograph of himself placing a medal around the neck of the dog injured in the raid last weekend that led to the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State’s leader

Daily Bulletin: Maharashtra BJP to meet today on govt formation; Delhi air quality dips to 'severe' category; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Maharashtra BJP to meet today on govt formation; Delhi air quality dips to 'severe' category; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Maharashtra BJP's legislature party to meet; P Chidambaram's ED custody ends, to be presented before Rouse Avenue Court, PMC bank customers to hold protest march in Mumbai, Manchester United face Chelsea challenge; day's top stories

Donald Trump claims 'number one replacement' to Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi terminated by US troops
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Donald Trump claims 'number one replacement' to Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi terminated by US troops

Donald Trump told reporters on Sunday that the US knew the potential successors of Baghdadi and was after them. The president, however, did not specify who the individual was, nor did he give any details on the mission that led to his death.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death ushers in new phase for Islamic State; next leader could consolidate hold on Syria, Iraq or focus on global outreach
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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death ushers in new phase for Islamic State; next leader could consolidate hold on Syria, Iraq or focus on global outreach

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's demise only a few months after Islamic State lost its territorial hold ushers in a new phase for the group amid uncertainty over the new leadership as thousands of its supporters and members languish in prisons in northeastern Syria

Zero Bark Thirty: Donald Trump tweets picture of US military dog injured in raid on Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
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Zero Bark Thirty: Donald Trump tweets picture of US military dog injured in raid on Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Donald Trump tweeted the photo of a Belgian Malinois but did not reveal the name and other details of the service dog.

Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi buried at sea by US military with religious rites
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Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi buried at sea by US military with religious rites

US officials said that the body of IS group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was buried at sea as fresh details surfaced about the US special forces operation that led to his death over the weekend.

Daily Bulletin: Two-yr-old trapped in borewell for over 77 hrs found dead; EU delegation to visit Jammu and Kashmir today; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Two-yr-old trapped in borewell for over 77 hrs found dead; EU delegation to visit Jammu and Kashmir today; day's top stories

The three-year-old boy who was stuck in an abandoned borewell near Tiruchirapalli found dead; Another truck driver shot dead by militants in south Kashmir; US military disposes Baghdadi's remains in sea; day's top stories

US eliminates IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: Can India take out Hafiz Saeed or Masood Azhar? If not, what are our options?
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US eliminates IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: Can India take out Hafiz Saeed or Masood Azhar? If not, what are our options?

The Islamic State chief, who reportedly detonated a suicide vest after getting trapped in a “dead-end tunnel” causing three of his six children to die along with him, was killed “like a dog and a coward”, declared Donald Trump.

How Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was brought down: Years of gathering intelligence, 48 hours of hurried planning
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How Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was brought down: Years of gathering intelligence, 48 hours of hurried planning

The helicopters flew low and fast into the night, ferrying US special forces to a compound where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was hiding in Syria. Half a world away, President Donald Trump watched the raid in real time via a video link

'Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi raid is a gold star for Donald Trump': With death of ISIS head, US president touts much-needed triumph
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'Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi raid is a gold star for Donald Trump': With death of ISIS head, US president touts much-needed triumph

The killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi gave President Donald Trump an undeniable national security triumph and also a much-needed political victory at the most precarious moment of his presidency. Imperiled by an impeachment inquiry and facing fierce foreign policy criticism from within his own party, Trump reveled in the win Sunday, at first announcing the raid like so many of his predecessors, with solemnity for the mission in Syria and praise for the brave Americans and allies who carried it out.