In a speech Tuesday, President Trump said the U.S. got al-Baghdadi, then got "his second" and now, "we have our eye on his third. His third has got a lot of problems because we know where he is, too."…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the announcement while delivering a speech in the capital of Ankara but gave no other details.
By Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
The group identified the new leader as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi in audio released Thursday.
By Associated Press
Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, said al-Baghdadi's remains were buried at sea within 24 hours of his death inside an underground tunnel where he fled as special operations soldiers closed in on him.
By Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The leader of the Islamic State group is dead. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died over the weekend in a U.S. special forces raid in northwest Syria. U.S. officials said Kurdish partners provided useful intelligence about al-Baghdadi's location. The terrorist leader motivated…
By Ali Rogin
Who was he and how did he shape ISIS? Here are some of the outlines of his life.
By Judy Woodruff
Vice President Mike Pence has been central to U.S. policy in Syria. After President Trump's controversial decision to withdraw American troops from the country and the ensuing Syrian incursion by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Pence was instrumental in securing…
The Trump administration believes the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has major implications for the terror group. Nonetheless, the U.S. mission in Syria to counter ISIS will continue. Nick Schifrin talks to the Center for Global Policy’s…
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including what the death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi means for President Trump and how the impeachment inquiry might shift after…
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