Contents tagged with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

  • Kremlin: Russia awaits proof of Islamic State's leader death

    The Russian Defense Ministry doubts that the  success of the special operation of the American military in Syria, reports Interfax news agency. Earlier, US President Donald Trump announced that the leader of the Islamic State  Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead.

    "The increase in the number of direct participants and countries allegedly participating in this "operation," each giving contradictory details, create reasonable questions and doubts about its reality and success," said chief spokesman for …

  • Russia denies assisting US special forces to eliminate ISIS leader

    The Russian Defense Ministry reported that it knew nothing about "allowing the flight of US aircraft" into Syrian airspace to conduct the special operation to eliminate the leader of the Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, reports RBC news agency, citing the statement of the spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov.

    The Russian Defense Ministry claims that there are no records of a recent US or coalition airstrikes in the Syrian province to kill the terrorist.

    "The increase …