Erdogan: Turkey arrested slain ISIS leader Baghdadi’s wife, other relatives

Turkey’s president on Wednesday announced the country’s forces had captured multiple relatives of slain ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, including one of the terrorist’s wives — but he also used the occasion to needle the United States for making ‘a fuss’ about the mission that resulted in the most-wanted militant’s death.

US commander: IS leader al-Baghdadi probably still alive

Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears to be still alive, a top US military commander said Thursday, contradicting Russia’s claims that it probably killed the top counterterror target months ago.

Full Coverage: ‘Islamic State’ Caliph Calls Muslims to Jihad

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, self-appointed Caliph of the Islamic State, issued a 19-minute audio message entitled, “A Message to the Majahideen and the Muslim Ummah in the Month of Ramadan” where he called on Muslims across to globe to join the caliphate and its jihad.

ISIL Declares Caliphate; Crucifies Eight

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) declared the establishment of a “Caliphate” on Sunday announcing that its leader as the ruling “Caliph”, according to Agence France-Presse.

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