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Close aide of former ISIS leader nabbed in Turkey

Afghan national who was a close aide of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi caught in Istanbul.

Close aide of former ISIS leader nabbed in Turkey

Iraq arrests former ISIS leader's deputy

Iraqi security forces say they arrested ISIS' Abu Khaldoun, who was deputy of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Iraq arrests former ISIS leader's deputy

Turkey: ISIS leader's wife revealed 'a lot of information'

Turkish official says wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi revealed info about group's inner workings after her capture in June of 2018.

Turkey: ISIS leader's wife revealed 'a lot of information'

Erdogan: We captured ISIS leader's wife

Turkish President says his country captured a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2018 but "we didn't make a fuss".

Erdogan: We captured ISIS leader's wife

Turkey captures sister of eliminated ISIS leader

Turkey captures sister of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in northern Syria.

Turkey captures sister of eliminated ISIS leader

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.

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

Watch: US forces raid ISIS leader's hideout

Pentagon publishes footage from the operation to eliminate ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Watch: US forces raid ISIS leader's hideoutplayer

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

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

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

Reaction from former CIA director James Woolsey and retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin.

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

Trump: ISIS replacement leader also killed

US President says man who would have replaced al-Baghdadi as ISIS' leader has been killed.

Trump: ISIS replacement leader also killed

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.

Parents of slain journalist thank Trump

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.

Military dog who helped take down ISIS leader revealed

A birthday present from President Trump

A birthday present from President Trump

The ISIS official who gave up al-Baghdadi

Arabic media reveals associate of ISIS leader who gave him up to Iraq's intelligence agency.

The ISIS official who gave up al-Baghdadi

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?

Al-Baghdadi operation named after terror victim Kayla Mueller

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.

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

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?

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

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.

Report: ISIS leader killed by US forcesplayer

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.

US vows to track down remaining ISIS leaders

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.

ISIS releases first video of leader since 2014player

Report: ISIS leader survived coup attempt

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly survived a coup attempt launched by foreign fighters in his eastern Syrian hideout.

Report: ISIS leader survived coup attempt

ISIS leader calls on Muslims to wage jihad

ISIS releases new recording of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for the first time since last September.

ISIS leader calls on Muslims to wage jihad

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.

Iraqi intelligence: Russian forces killed ISIS leader's son

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.

ISIS leader's son killed in Syria

Report: ISIS leader's deputy killed

Deputy of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly killed.

Report: ISIS leader's deputy killed

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.

ISIS leader alive but injured

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.

Report: ISIS leader in captured Syrian town

ISIS leader: Resist the infidels

In new audio recording, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calls on jihadists to resist their enemies.

ISIS leader: Resist the infidels

ISIS leader 'appears to be alive'

Top American military commander says it appears that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive.

ISIS leader 'appears to be alive'

Mattis: I assume ISIS leader is alive

U.S. Defense Secretary says he thinks ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive.

Mattis: I assume ISIS leader is alive

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.

International coalition can't confirm death of ISIS leader

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.

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

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.

No concrete evidence ISIS leader was killed

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.

Russia: 'Highly likely' ISIS leader was killed

Tillerson: ISIS leader's death a matter of time

Secretary of State says death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is imminent.

Tillerson: ISIS leader's death a matter of time

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.

Report: ISIS leader injured in air strike

ISIS leader 'critically' wounded in Iraq air strikes

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly badly wounded in airstrike against terror organization in Iraq.

ISIS leader 'critically' wounded in Iraq air strikes

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.

ISIS leader: Fight the 'enemies of God'

Report: ISIS head killed in bombing

US-led coalition reportedly dropped bomb that killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of ISIS.

Report: ISIS head killed in bombing

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.

Where is ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?