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Islamic State confirms the death of its leader, appoints new chief

Islamic State on Thursday confirmed the death of its leader Abu Ibrahim Al-hashemi Al-Quraishi and announced Abu Al-Hassan Al-hashemi Al-Quraishi as its new leader.

US special forces killed the leader of the jihadist group in a raid in northwestern Syria, President Joe Biden said in February.

Quraishi’s death, 45, was another crushing blow to ISIS two years after the violent Sunni Muslim group lost longtime leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a similar raid in 2019.

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Islamic State confirms the death of its leader, appoints new chief

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