Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Russia Tries to Take Credit for Killing ISIS Caliph al-Baghdadi

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jun 16, 2017 08:41 AM EDT

The conflicting accounts of who killed al-Baghdadi prove, however, that the man is indeed dead and that the world should rejoice. read more

ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Killed in Raqqa by White Phosphorous Artillery Barrage

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jun 12, 2017 09:49 AM EDT

Al-Baghdadi proclaimed himself "caliph" of the Islamic State and the "leader for Muslims everywhere." read more

U.S. Kills Top ISIS Commander, 12 Enemy Fighters, Woman Slave Freed In Syria Raid

Althea Serad   | May 16, 2015 10:53 AM EDT

During a rare raid in Syria on Friday, U.S. Special Operations Forces have killed a senior leader of ISIS, as well as freed a woman appeared to be a a slave in his household, said Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Saturday. read more

Iraqi Military In Baiji, ISIL Leader Reportedly Wounded

Kat De Guzman   | Nov 10, 2014 12:01 AM EST

Iraqi military forces on Sunday reached the center of Baiji to dismantle the Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant (ISIL) who have sieged the city, and according to the army colonel, the clashes between the militants and the military might end violently. read more

ISIS Suitors Knocked On Women’s Doors, Leader Offers Marriage Grants

Des Cambaliza   | Aug 30, 2014 05:01 AM EDT

Islamic State members reportedly have been knocking on doors of unmarried women in areas they control since July to ask for their hands in marriage, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights . read more

ISIS Recruited Filipino Youth –Davao Mayor

Christl Leong   | Aug 25, 2014 05:22 AM EDT

A number of Muslim youth from Davao, Philippines were among the 200 recruits who left the country last month to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to Davao city mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte. read more

U.S. Officials And Experts Weigh In On ISIS Threat

Christl Leong   | Aug 24, 2014 06:35 AM EDT

U.S. officials have grown concern about the ISIS threat especially as the the group continues to gain momentum across northern and western Iraq. But some experts argue that the group's capability may be overstated and that its extreme brutality and radicalism may work against its pursuit of an Islamic caliphate. read more

U.N. Reports 2,400 Iraqi Casualties in June, Highest In Seven Years

Christl Leong   | Jul 01, 2014 09:15 AM EDT

Over 2,400 Iraqi casualties were reported in June, the highest monthly death toll in seven years, as Sunni Muslim insurgents continued to destabilize the country in its quest to claim Iraqi territory. read more

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