The man was stuck in the heavily militarized border zone after Turkey tried to expel him to Greece on Monday but Athens refused him entry.
By Associated Press
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
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…
In his announcement Sunday morning, President Trump thanked Russia, Turkey, Syria, Iraq and the Syrian Kurds for supporting the military mission that killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Vali Nasr, a former senior U.S. State Department advisor and a Middle East scholar…
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