Turkey captures sister of eliminated ISIS leader

Turkey captures sister of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in northern Syria.Elad Benari, 11/5/2019, 1:59 AM

Trump's Mideast shakeup led to takeout of Al-Baghdadi

This was a week when America should have cheered and applauded the President, not proceed with a doom and gloom impeachment process.Joseph Frager, MD, 11/3/2019, 8:37 AM

Watch: US forces raid ISIS leader's hideout

Pentagon publishes footage from the operation to eliminate ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.Elad Benari, 10/30/2019, 11:14 PM

Abu Bakr's death: America can be proud, Europe ashamed

Once again, the Americans whom the Europeans look down upon as mere country bumpkins, have done the job. Giulio Meotti, 10/30/2019, 5:44 PM

What will happen to ISIS following Al-Baghdadi's death?

Reaction from former CIA director James Woolsey and retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin., 10/29/2019, 7:45 PM

Trump: ISIS replacement leader also killed

US President says man who would have replaced al-Baghdadi as ISIS' leader has been killed.Gary Willig, 10/29/2019, 4:04 PM

Parents of slain journalist thank Trump

The parents of Jewish journalist Steven Sotloff, who was beheaded by ISIS, say they are glad the group's leader was eliminated.Elad Benari, 10/29/2019, 6:04 AM

Military dog who helped take down ISIS leader revealed

Trump declassifies photo of dog who was wounded during operation that resulted in the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.Ben Ariel, 10/29/2019, 1:35 AM

A birthday present from President Trump

I enjoyed a quiet birthday on the Sabbath, but little did I know what a present Donald Trump had in store for me! Daniel Pinner, 10/28/2019, 9:54 PM

The ISIS official who gave up al-Baghdadi

Arabic media reveals associate of ISIS leader who gave him up to Iraq's intelligence agency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 3:21 PM

Al-Baghdadi operation named after terror victim Kayla Mueller

Who was Kayla Mueller, the young woman who the operation to eliminate an ISIS leader was named after?Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 1:18 PM

Info about ISIS leader's location came from one of his wives

Two American officials say one of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's wives revealed information about his whereabouts.Elad Benari, 10/28/2019, 3:12 AM

Does al-Baghdadi's death spell the end of ISIS?

President Trump announced the death of ISIS founder and chief al-Baghdadi. But does that spell the death of ISIS as well?Yochanan Visser, 10/27/2019, 10:38 PM

Report: ISIS leader killed by US forces

"High value ISIS target" believed to be Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly killed by US-led forces in Syria.Ben Ariel, 10/27/2019, 5:39 AM

US vows to track down remaining ISIS leaders

United States says it will track down and defeat surviving leaders of ISIS after group publishes video of its leader.Elad Benari, 4/30/2019, 3:41 AM

ISIS releases first video of leader since 2014

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi makes first public appearance since 2014 as ISIS terror group faces defeat in Iraq and Syria.Gary Willig, 4/29/2019, 7:45 PM

Report: ISIS leader survived coup attempt

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly survived a coup attempt launched by foreign fighters in his eastern Syrian hideout.Ben Ariel, 2/8/2019, 6:41 AM

ISIS leader calls on Muslims to wage jihad

ISIS releases new recording of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for the first time since last September.Elad Benari, 8/23/2018, 4:15 AM

Iraqi intelligence: Russian forces killed ISIS leader's son

Iraqi intelligence says Russian forces fired three missiles at a cave in Homs, killing son of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.Elad Benari, 7/5/2018, 6:35 AM

ISIS leader's son killed in Syria

Islamic State announces that son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed during a battle in the Syrian city of Homs.Elad Benari, 7/3/2018, 11:23 PM

Report: ISIS leader's deputy killed

Deputy of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2018, 2:15 PM

ISIS leader alive but injured

Officials say Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive but injury and poor health forced him to relinquish control of jihadist group.Elad Benari, 2/13/2018, 4:46 AM

Report: ISIS leader in captured Syrian town

Hezbollah-run media unit claims Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was in the Syrian town of Albu Kamal, which was taken by the Syrian army.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/10/2017, 9:10 PM

ISIS leader: Resist the infidels

In new audio recording, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calls on jihadists to resist their enemies.Elad Benari, 9/29/2017, 5:15 AM

ISIS leader 'appears to be alive'

Top American military commander says it appears that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive.Elad Benari, 9/1/2017, 3:07 AM

Mattis: I assume ISIS leader is alive

U.S. Defense Secretary says he thinks ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/21/2017, 10:04 PM

International coalition can't confirm death of ISIS leader

Head of international coalition fighting ISIS says he can't confirm or deny claims that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead.Elad Benari, 7/12/2017, 4:42 AM

Syrian sources: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi 'confirmed' dead

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims to have 'confirmed information' from ISIS sources that ISIS leader al-Baghdadi was killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 4:33 PM

No concrete evidence ISIS leader was killed

U.S.-led coalition battling ISIS says there's no concrete evidence on whether ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi is dead or alive.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/24/2017, 1:18 AM

Russia: 'Highly likely' ISIS leader was killed

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister stands by last week's claim that Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was killed in Russian airstrikes.Elad Benari, 6/23/2017, 3:06 AM

Tillerson: ISIS leader's death a matter of time

Secretary of State says death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is imminent.Ben Ariel, 3/23/2017, 5:16 AM

Report: ISIS leader injured in air strike

Reports say Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi injured in an air strike in western Iraq. This is not the first time he is reported injured.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2017, 12:05 AM

ISIS leader 'critically' wounded in Iraq air strikes

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly badly wounded in airstrike against terror organization in Iraq.Uzi Baruch, 1/23/2017, 6:18 PM

ISIS leader: Fight the 'enemies of God'

In new recording, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi expresses confidence his group will win the battle for Mosul.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2016, 3:43 AM

Report: ISIS head killed in bombing

US-led coalition reportedly dropped bomb that killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of ISIS.Matt Wanderman, 6/14/2016, 12:55 PM

Where is ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?

US intelligence officials say they're pursuing a new theory over the whereabouts of the 'Islamic State' leader.Ari Soffer, 6/13/2016, 2:22 PM

ISIS chief's ex-wife wants 'freedom' in Europe

'I want to live in a European country, not an Arab country,' says former wife of Baghdadi, claiming she isn't a terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 4:44 PM

Report: German wife of ISIS leader escapes

The wife, accompanied by two assistants, fled ISIS territory in Iraq and her current whereabouts are unknown.Shoshana Miskin, 2/29/2016, 2:27 PM

ISIS '$100 bills' found left in Jewish towns

Police search north, after fake bills bearing ISIS leader found at various sites including kindergarten, likely placed by pro-ISIS Arabs.Ari Yashar, 12/29/2015, 4:53 PM

ISIS leader threatens Jews: 'Palestine will be your grave'

Al-Baghdadi issues audio recording, saying ISIS is approaching Israel, 'Allah assembled Jews in Palestine so we can kill you.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2015, 6:35 PM

Ex-US intel chief: We were 'dumb' to let ISIS chief go

Former DIA head and Iraq intel director says US was 'too dumb' when it caught ISIS head in 2004 and classified him as 'harmless.'Ari Yashar, 11/30/2015, 2:31 PM

Now who's being paranoid?

After the Paris bloodbath – time to throw out the trash. Jack Engelhard, 11/16/2015, 9:30 AM

Iraq Still Unsure if it Got ISIS Chief

Iraq racing to confirm reports its airstrike wounded Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and killed several other ISIS leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2015, 1:35 PM

Report: ISIS Chief Al-Baghdadi 'Not Dead' in Airstrike

Iraq's Air Force reports it hit a military convoy carrying the leader of Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Iraq; he may have survived.Arutz Sheva staff, 10/11/2015, 4:18 PM

ISIS Starts Second Year of its 'Caliphate'

What has the brutal terrorist regime accomplished since being formed last June 29? Lots of Muslim murder and mayhem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 11:55 AM

Why Now? Baghdadi Message Reaffirms ISIS Leadership

Tape of Islamic State leader released last week meant to dispel incapacitation rumors - but when was it recorded?Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2015, 10:54 AM

ISIS Leader Releases New Recording Amid Reports of Injury

In new audio recording, ISIS head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urges Muslims to emigrate to his self-proclaimed "caliphate".Ben Ariel, 5/15/2015, 3:16 AM

Report: ISIS Head Incapacitated Due to Spinal Damage

The Guardian reports that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is suffering from spinal damage sustained in an airstrike.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/2/2015, 1:00 AM

Pentagon Denies ISIS Leader Critically Wounded in Airstrike

US military says 'no reason to believe' reports Islamic State 'caliph' Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was hit in an airstrike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2015, 8:30 PM

Islamic State Leader Al-Baghdadi Critically Wounded in Airstrike

Sources reveal Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has not been in control of ISIS since a strike in western Iraq found its mark on the 'caliph.'Ari Yashar, 4/21/2015, 3:35 PM

Watch: Australian Defense Minister Doesn't Know Who Leads ISIS

Defense Minister Kevin Andrews keeps dodging the question in an ABC news broadcast, until the anchor names the ISIS leader for him.Tova Dvorin, 4/15/2015, 6:22 PM

ISIS Leader's Releases First Recording Since Targeted Strike

ISIS puts to rest rumors that airstrike took out Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi with recording of him threatening more jihad.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 11/13/2014, 9:18 PM

U.S. Can't Confirm that ISIS Leader Was Wounded

The United States says it has no information to indicate that the commander of ISIS was wounded near Mosul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2014, 4:14 AM

ISIS Leader Confirmed Wounded

ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani confirmed Sunday that al-Baghdadi was hurt in US-led strike, but said he was not killed.Arutz Sheva, 11/9/2014, 7:48 PM

ISIS Leader May or May Not Have Been Killed in Airstrike

American airstrike destroys ISIS convoy in Iraq, U.S. officials uncertain whether leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2014, 2:36 AM

Israel-Bashing Westerners Beg the Caliph for Mercy

He knows with whom he is dealing, that Caliph. Giulio Meotti, 10/10/2014, 11:10 AM

Senior Leaders of Islamic State Eliminated in Airstrikes

Aide of extremist group leader and military head killed in Iraq airstrike, 18 others including foreign jihadists taken out in Syria strike.Ari Yashar, 9/5/2014, 8:29 AM