Among those held in Camp Bucca was Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the current leader of ISIS. He was held in the camp 'for several years' before his release in 2009. Now, the US Department of Justice has sanctioned a $10 million bounty for information leading to the successful capture of al-Baghdadi. According to the Department of Justice: 'Abu Du’a, also known as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is the senior leader of the terrorist organisation, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). 'Reflecting its…
BAGHDAD (AP) — The leader of the extremist group that seized much of northern Iraq and Syria called on Muslims worldwide on Tuesday to join the battle and help build an Islamic state in the newly conquered territory.
Allahu Ak-BOOM! ISIS Down Three Key Members -- ..Three senior members of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) – including an aide to its leader – were killed in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq, a senior Iraqi security official told NBC News Thur. The strike on the ISIS stronghold of Mosul killed Abu Hajar Al-Sufi, an aide to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as well as an explosives operative and the military leader of the nearby town of Tel Afar, the source said on condition of anonymity. [...] 09/04
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Ibrahim ibn Awwad ibn Ibrahim ibn Ali ibn Muhammad al-Badri al-Samarrai (Arabic: إبراهيم ابن عواد ابن إبراهيم ابن علي ابن محمد البدري السامرائي), more commonly known by his nom de guerre Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (أبو بكر البغدادي), is the Caliph of the self-proclaimed Islamic State— previously ISIS or ISIL—located in western Iraq and north-eastern Syria.