Philippine military on alert following death of Islamic State leader Baghdadi
Philippine military on alert following death of Islamic State leader Baghdadi
Islamic State may plot 'high-profile' revenge attack in West after al-Baghdadi dies 'like a dog' in tunnel
29 October, 2019, 00:28
Eight military helicopters flew for more than an hour over territory controlled by Russian and Syrian forces, Trump said, before landing under gunfire at the compound.
In Southeast Asia, an important focus for Islamic State, officials said security forces were preparing for a long battle to thwart the group's ideology. WashingtonPost national security reporterJoby Warrick explains.
President Donald Trump, as commander-in-chief, directed US forces to kill ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and obliterate his so-called caliphate, but Democratic presidential candidates, including top-runners Joe Biden, Bernie Sander, and Elizabeth Warren, refused to give the president any credit for the victory.
"The death of al-Baghdadi is significant, but the death of this ISIS (Islamic State) leader does not mean the death of ISIS", she said using another acronym for the group. It was part of ongoing operations to hunt down IS leaders, Abdi said.
Officials have not disclosed the total number killed in the firefight, but President Trump said the casualties outnumbered the captured.
Baghdadi's body was "mutilated by the blasts", so U.S. forces had to use a DNA test onsite to confirm his identity. "Many analysts have suggested that this is going to be a very different kind of succession that al-Baghdadi has probably envisioned", he added. Mr Trump said U.S. aircraft were able to return fire, eliminating the threat before landing safely.
"US Special Operations Forces executed a unsafe and daring nighttime raid in northwestern Syria and accomplished their mission in grand style", Trump said.
Drawing parallels between IS and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and its ally the Kurdish YPG, even though the latter was instrumental in the fight against IS, Erdogan said: "I am confident that a decisive struggle against terrorism, in line with the spirit of alliance, will bring peace to all of humanity".
Meanwhile, US allies challenged each other's role in the killing of al-Baghdadi.
Milley could not confirm President Donald Trump's description of al-Baghdadi as "whimpering and crying" in his final moments.
Ethawi, a PhD doctor in Islamic Sciences, was reportedly one of Baghdadi's top five aides, having first forrayed into militant Islamist extremism when he join Al-Qaeda in 2006. "The world is now a much safer place", the president said. He could not identify who was behind the strikes or if they were carried out by warplanes or a drone.
He added that it was Iran's help that pushed Baghdadi out of Iraq and into Idlib in Syria and allowed him to be located.
As if the whitewashing of the terrors al-Baghdadi's group unleashed on the people in Iraq and Syria was not enough, people then accused Trump and his cabinet of staging the photograph after the operation was already was over.
Mousavi said that more such actions "for domestic purposes" will take place as the U.S. election approaches. He also said a SDF member took part in the USA raid and in a joint raid on Jarabulus in northern Syria, saying that there would be more such raids on Isis militants in "the next few days".
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Baghdadi's body was "mutilated by the blasts", so United States forces had to use a DNA test onsite to confirm his identity. The video shows debris and rubble strewn across the area, identified as Barisha in Syria, with damaged cars and buildings.
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