Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Turkish president says number of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's family members caught is 'close to reaching double digits'.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi31 Oct 2019 16:50 GMT
General who oversaw operation explains weekend raid targeting ISIL leader as Pentagon releases short snippets of video.
ISIS/ISIL29 Oct 2019 14:53 GMT
Without giving a name, Trump says the individual expected to replace al-Baghdadi as ISIL's leader has been killed.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi29 Oct 2019 10:31 GMT
ISIL leader was about to relocate to the Syrian town of Jarablus when the US commando operation earmarked him.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi29 Oct 2019 08:55 GMT
Al-Baghdadi reportedly killed himself after running into a dead-end tunnel during a US military raid in northwest Syria.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi29 Oct 2019 07:17 GMT
ISIL chief is dead but threat of his group remains, leaders and analysts warn, as speculation over next leader begins.
Opinion28 Oct 2019 12:40 GMT
By declaring a caliphate, al-Baghdadi has given his followers something tangible to fight for even after his death.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi28 Oct 2019 11:30 GMT
President Trump says military operation that killed ISIL leader al-Baghdadi was dedicated to aid worker Kayla Mueller.
Inside Story27 Oct 2019 19:31 GMT
Donald Trump says Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi blew himself up during raid by US Special Forces in Syria's Idlib.
Middle East27 Oct 2019 19:05 GMT
The US president says al-Baghdadi killed himself by exploding a suicide vest during the US raid in Syria's Idlib.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi27 Oct 2019 18:29 GMT
Born Ibrahim Awad al-Samarrai near the Iraqi capital Baghdad, ISIL's self-proclaimed 'caliph' killed in US raid aged 48.
Middle East27 Oct 2019 13:23 GMT
There have been questions about al-Baghdadi’s grip on power and reports of dissent within the group’s leadership.
Middle East27 Oct 2019 09:50 GMT
Unclear if al-Baghdadi was killed; President Trump to make 'major statement' at 13:00 GMT on Sunday.
The Listening Post06 May 2019 06:54 GMT
ISIL's media output has always been central to the movement, but as times have changed, so too has its media message.
The Listening Post04 May 2019 08:27 GMT
The video showing the ISIL leader that sparked a thousand headlines. Plus, journalism gets the reality TV treatment.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi29 Apr 2019 19:39 GMT
Unclear when footage was filmed but Baghdadi purportedly refers to Sri Lanka attacks and fight for Syria's Baghouz.
by Ibrahim Al-Marashi
by James Denselow
by Marwan Bishara
© 2020 Al Jazeera Media Network