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Is ISIS leader Baghdadi dead or alive? Nobody knows - CNN International

(CNN) Over the last few weeks there has been fevered speculation over the fate of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Through much of 2016, some US intelligence suggested Baghdadi was likely alive and hiding somewhere west of Mosul, Iraq, but now the US ...and more »

Islamic State group leader al-Baghdadi almost certainly alive: Kurdish security official - Ahram Online

A 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. "Baghdadi is definitely ...and more »

ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Is Not Dead and Will Turn Group Into 'Al-Qaeda on Steroids' - Newsweek

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi A man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would have been his first public appearance, at a mosque in the centre of Iraq's second city, Mosul, according to ...and more »

We're Not Safe From ISIS Even If Its Leader Is Dead - Fortune

On July 11, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed. Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed Caliph Ibrahim and leader of ISIS, had been the world's most wanted man for three years since declaring a caliphate in ...and more »

Russia Killed ISIS Leader Baghdadi? Kremlin Says It Still Isn't Sure - Newsweek

RTR3X9BC A man purported to be Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), makes his first public appearance, at a mosque in the center of Mosul, Iraq, according to a video posted online on July 5, 2014. Baghdadi's alleged ...and more »

Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is 'definitely alive', top Kurdish official claims - The New Arab

Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive, the leading Iraqi-Kurdish counter-terrorism agent said on Monday, casting doubt on persistent rumours of his alleged demise. Tags: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Mosul, Islamic State, Kurds, Iraq ...and more »

Kurdish official: '99% sure' ISIS leader Baghdadi still alive - The Jerusalem Post

A man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al Baghdadi made a rare public appearance at a mosque in the center of Mosul, on July 5, 2014.. (photo credit: REUTERS). A top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on ...and more »

Isis will become 'al-Qaeda on steroids' after defeat, warns top official - The Independent

Following the loss of its territory, Isis will morph into an insurgency that will resemble "al-Qaeda on steroids", the most senior anti-terrorism official in Iraqi Kurdistan has said. While the group was defeated in Mosul earlier this month ...and more »

Killing Baghdadi Won't Stop ISIS, Here's Why - The Daily Caller

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the infamous leader of the Islamic State, has been killed several times over, depending on who you ask, but the reclusive leader may not be as important to the organization as some may think. That's because Baghdadi is not ...and more »

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'ALIVE' despite multiple reports he had been killed in Russian air strike - Mirror.co.uk

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is reportedly alive after hiding from security forces in the south of Syrian city, Raqqa. A Kurdish counter-terrorism official claims he is 99% sure Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has not been captured and killed ...and more »