Turkish president says number of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s family members caught is ‘close to reaching double digits’.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi rose from obscurity to lead the armed group and declare himself caliph of all Muslims.
Leader killed in US raid replaced by Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, group says, also confirming spokesman’s death.
General who oversaw operation explains weekend raid targeting ISIL leader as Pentagon releases short snippets of video.
Without giving a name, Trump says the individual expected to replace al-Baghdadi as ISIL’s leader has been killed.
ISIL leader was about to relocate to the Syrian town of Jarablus when the US commando operation earmarked him.
Al-Baghdadi reportedly killed himself after running into a dead-end tunnel during a US military raid in northwest Syria.
ISIL chief is dead but threat of his group remains, leaders and analysts warn, as speculation over next leader begins.
President Trump says military operation that killed ISIL leader al-Baghdadi was dedicated to aid worker Kayla Mueller.
The US president says al-Baghdadi killed himself by exploding a suicide vest during the US raid in Syria’s Idlib.
Born Ibrahim Awad al-Samarrai near the Iraqi capital Baghdad, ISIL’s self-proclaimed ‘caliph’ killed in US raid aged 48.