The real question here is, how did al-Baghdadi survive so long? Why was the ummah protecting him? Who was involved in this? The dirty secret that no one wants to acknowledge is that the Islamic State was and is not implementing some twisted and hijacked version of Islam, but the Islam of the Qur’an and Sunnah. Not all Muslims supported al-Baghdadi and ISIS, of course, but enough did to make it the largest and wealthiest jihad terror group in the world, and to keep al-Baghdadi alive for many months after ISIS lost the last of its domains. Kudos to the President for continuing to pursue this monster.
“Isil leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly killed in US forces raid,” by Josie Ensor, Telegraph, October 27, 2019:
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, is reported to have died following a US military raid in north-west Syria.
Baghdadi, whose real name is Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim Ali Muhammad al-Badri al-Samarrai, is thought to have killed himself with a suicide vest as US special operations forces descended, according to media citing multiple government sources.
He was with two wives, who are also thought to have blown themselves up, and children which are believed to still be alive.
The raid, which began after midnight, targeted a compound Baghdadi and his family were thought to have been living in in Barisha village in Idlib province near the Turkish border….
Intelligence was recovered by US special forces soldiers before the compound was then hit by an air strike to prevent the building from becoming a shrine to the terror leader….
President Donald Trump gave an indication that something was afoot earlier on Saturday night when he tweeted without explanation: “Something very big has just happened!”
The White House announced Mr Trump would make a “major statement” on Sunday at 1pm GMT, without elaborating.
A Pentagon official said he was “dead” pending verification. It is understood that the US was currently carrying out biometric work to formally identify those killed in the raid.
Iraq said it had helped provide intelligence that lead to the raid, and broadcast footage of what appeared to be a crater in the ground and torn blood-stained clothes nearby….
His presence in Idlib, the last-remaining anti-Assad opposition stronghold, will come as a surprise to some as the province is under the control of rebel groups hostile to Isil….
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