ISIS leader: Resist the infidels

In new audio recording, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calls on jihadists to resist their enemies.Elad Benari, 9/29/2017, 5:15 AM

ISIS leader 'appears to be alive'

Top American military commander says it appears that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive.Elad Benari, 9/1/2017, 3:07 AM

Mattis: I assume ISIS leader is alive

U.S. Defense Secretary says he thinks ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/21/2017, 10:04 PM

International coalition can't confirm death of ISIS leader

Head of international coalition fighting ISIS says he can't confirm or deny claims that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead.Elad Benari, 7/12/2017, 4:42 AM

Syrian sources: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi 'confirmed' dead

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims to have 'confirmed information' from ISIS sources that ISIS leader al-Baghdadi was killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 4:33 PM

No concrete evidence ISIS leader was killed

U.S.-led coalition battling ISIS says there's no concrete evidence on whether ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi is dead or alive.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/24/2017, 1:18 AM

Russia: 'Highly likely' ISIS leader was killed

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister stands by last week's claim that Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was killed in Russian airstrikes.Elad Benari, 6/23/2017, 3:06 AM

Tillerson: ISIS leader's death a matter of time

Secretary of State says death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is imminent.Ben Ariel, 3/23/2017, 5:16 AM

Report: ISIS leader injured in air strike

Reports say Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi injured in an air strike in western Iraq. This is not the first time he is reported injured.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2017, 12:05 AM

ISIS leader 'critically' wounded in Iraq air strikes

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly badly wounded in airstrike against terror organization in Iraq.Uzi Baruch, 1/23/2017, 6:18 PM

ISIS leader: Fight the 'enemies of God'

In new recording, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi expresses confidence his group will win the battle for Mosul.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2016, 3:43 AM

Report: ISIS head killed in bombing

US-led coalition reportedly dropped bomb that killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of ISIS.Matt Wanderman, 6/14/2016, 12:55 PM

Where is ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?

US intelligence officials say they're pursuing a new theory over the whereabouts of the 'Islamic State' leader.Ari Soffer, 6/13/2016, 2:22 PM

ISIS chief's ex-wife wants 'freedom' in Europe

'I want to live in a European country, not an Arab country,' says former wife of Baghdadi, claiming she isn't a terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 4:44 PM

Report: German wife of ISIS leader escapes

The wife, accompanied by two assistants, fled ISIS territory in Iraq and her current whereabouts are unknown.Shoshana Miskin, 2/29/2016, 2:27 PM

ISIS '$100 bills' found left in Jewish towns

Police search north, after fake bills bearing ISIS leader found at various sites including kindergarten, likely placed by pro-ISIS Arabs.Ari Yashar, 12/29/2015, 4:53 PM

ISIS leader threatens Jews: 'Palestine will be your grave'

Al-Baghdadi issues audio recording, saying ISIS is approaching Israel, 'Allah assembled Jews in Palestine so we can kill you.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2015, 6:35 PM

Ex-US intel chief: We were 'dumb' to let ISIS chief go

Former DIA head and Iraq intel director says US was 'too dumb' when it caught ISIS head in 2004 and classified him as 'harmless.'Ari Yashar, 11/30/2015, 2:31 PM

Now who's being paranoid?

After the Paris bloodbath – time to throw out the trash. Jack Engelhard, 11/16/2015, 9:30 AM

Iraq Still Unsure if it Got ISIS Chief

Iraq racing to confirm reports its airstrike wounded Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and killed several other ISIS leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2015, 1:35 PM

Report: ISIS Chief Al-Baghdadi 'Not Dead' in Airstrike

Iraq's Air Force reports it hit a military convoy carrying the leader of Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Iraq; he may have survived.Arutz Sheva staff, 10/11/2015, 4:18 PM

ISIS Starts Second Year of its 'Caliphate'

What has the brutal terrorist regime accomplished since being formed last June 29? Lots of Muslim murder and mayhem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 11:55 AM

Why Now? Baghdadi Message Reaffirms ISIS Leadership

Tape of Islamic State leader released last week meant to dispel incapacitation rumors - but when was it recorded?Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2015, 10:54 AM

ISIS Leader Releases New Recording Amid Reports of Injury

In new audio recording, ISIS head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urges Muslims to emigrate to his self-proclaimed "caliphate".Ben Ariel, 5/15/2015, 3:16 AM

Report: ISIS Head Incapacitated Due to Spinal Damage

The Guardian reports that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is suffering from spinal damage sustained in an airstrike.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/2/2015, 1:00 AM

Pentagon Denies ISIS Leader Critically Wounded in Airstrike

US military says 'no reason to believe' reports Islamic State 'caliph' Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was hit in an airstrike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2015, 8:30 PM

Islamic State Leader Al-Baghdadi Critically Wounded in Airstrike

Sources reveal Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has not been in control of ISIS since a strike in western Iraq found its mark on the 'caliph.'Ari Yashar, 4/21/2015, 3:35 PM

Watch: Australian Defense Minister Doesn't Know Who Leads ISIS

Defense Minister Kevin Andrews keeps dodging the question in an ABC news broadcast, until the anchor names the ISIS leader for him.Tova Dvorin, 4/15/2015, 6:22 PM

ISIS Leader's Releases First Recording Since Targeted Strike

ISIS puts to rest rumors that airstrike took out Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi with recording of him threatening more jihad.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 11/13/2014, 9:18 PM

U.S. Can't Confirm that ISIS Leader Was Wounded

The United States says it has no information to indicate that the commander of ISIS was wounded near Mosul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2014, 4:14 AM

ISIS Leader Confirmed Wounded

ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani confirmed Sunday that al-Baghdadi was hurt in US-led strike, but said he was not killed.Arutz Sheva, 11/9/2014, 7:48 PM

ISIS Leader May or May Not Have Been Killed in Airstrike

American airstrike destroys ISIS convoy in Iraq, U.S. officials uncertain whether leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2014, 2:36 AM

Israel-Bashing Westerners Beg the Caliph for Mercy

He knows with whom he is dealing, that Caliph. Giulio Meotti, 10/10/2014, 11:10 AM

Senior Leaders of Islamic State Eliminated in Airstrikes

Aide of extremist group leader and military head killed in Iraq airstrike, 18 others including foreign jihadists taken out in Syria strike.Ari Yashar, 9/5/2014, 8:29 AM

'Islamic State' Leader Makes First Public Appearance in Iraq

Abu Bakr al-Baghadadi, who until now shunned the spotlight for security reasons, gives public address to cement his claim as 'caliph'.Ari Soffer, 7/6/2014, 11:06 AM