Syria—Baghdadi Survives Assassination Attempt

Guardian | 02/08/2019

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to be alive after surviving a coup attempt in January, reports the Guardian (U.K.).  On Jan. 10, foreign fighters attacked the terror leader in a village near Hajin, resulting in a firefight with Baghdadi's bodyguards, according to intelligence officials. At least two people were killed in the exchange.  The bodyguards transported the ISIS leader into a nearby desert, where he may remain. His current whereabouts are unknown, but he is...

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