Donald Trump: We also Killed al-Baghdadi's Most Likely Heir
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the US military has killed the man who was most likely to succeed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as leader of the Islamic State, BNR reported.
"Just confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's number one replacement has been terminated by American troops," Trump wrote on Twitter, adding: "
Does IS Have a New Leader?
Secret US special operations on Saturday and Sunday led to the death of Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his spokesman, Abu al-Hasan al-Muhajir, in Syria, but the organization has already identified its successor, Newsweek reports "who first reported yesterday the murder of the mysterious ID chief.
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20 Foreigners Detained in Turkey, over Suspected Links to the Islamic State
Turkish security forces have detained at least 20 foreigners on suspicion of links to the Islamic State terrorist organization, state news agency Anadolu Agency reported.
According to the information available, police officers conducted a special operation in Ankara. The nationality of the detainees has not been specified.
ISIL leader Baghdadi believed dead after US strike in Syria
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the world's most wanted man, was believed on Oct. 27 to have been killed in a U.S. special operation in northwest Syria.
Taliban open to new talks with US after bloody attacks
The Taliban's chief negotiator has said their "doors are open" to resuming talks with Washington, hours after two attacks by the insurgents killed at least 48 people in war-weary Afghanistan.
Escalating Afghan Terror Attacks Leave Balkan Govts Unmoved
Increasing Taliban attacks on foreigners serving in Afghanistan have raised questions about the safety of soldiers from Balkan countries - but, apart from Croatia, the region's governments aren't changing tack.
US House committee subpoenas Trump's Afghanistan envoy
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's top diplomat charged with negotiating with the Taliban the terms of an Afghan peace plan.
Trump says he canceled secret Taliban meeting at Camp David
President Donald Trump said he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed 12 people, including an American soldier, and has called off peace negotiations with the insurgent group.
Romania Hails ‘Hero’ Diplomat Killed in Afghan Terror Attack
Romanian leaders have paid tribute to the 43-year-old Romanian diplomat killed in Kabul in a suspected Taliban terror attack on the compound that hosts the embassy in Afghanistan.
Kabul blast toll rises as US tries to finalize Taliban deal
A massive blast in a residential area of Kabul killed at least 16 people, officials said Sept. 3, following yet another Taliban attack that came as the insurgents and Washington try to finalize a peace deal.