Middle East

Iraq: Daesh remains threat, leader filmed video in ‘remote area’

In this undated tv grab taken from a video released by Al-Furqan media, the chief of the Islamic State group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi purportedly appears for the first time in five years in a propaganda video in an undisclosed location. The elusive chief of the IS group al-Baghdadi has appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released on April 29 by the jihadist organisation. AFP / AL-FURQAN MEDIA

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 01, 2019, on page 7.

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