An image grab shows Sharkas threatening Lebanon over the arrest of his wife.
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An ISIS commander threatened to kidnap Lebanese women and children and end negotiations over the captive servicemen unless his wife and children, detained by authorities last week, are released soon.Shishani denied what he said were claims that the woman was ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's wife, saying that Oqaily was his wife and the mother of his two children; a 4-year-old and a 6-month-old infant.The prominent ISIS fighter issued a stern warning to the Lebanese Army and Lebanese citizens, saying he would kidnap women and children unless his wife was released.Shishani spoke about the case of the 26 policemen and soldiers held by Nusra Front and ISIS, warning that he would end negotiations unless the Qatari mediator, tasked by Doha to follow up on the matter, resolved the case once and for all.
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