Tag: massive offensive

Fight to the end, IS boss Baghdadi urges Mosul jihadists

Fight to the end, IS boss Baghdadi urges Mosul jihadists

It was Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s first statement since Iraqi forces launched a massive offensive on October 17 to retake Mosul, where the IS chief declared the group’s “caliphate” two years ago. The reclusive leader of the Islamic State group broke a nearly year-long silence as Iraqi forces closed in on Mosul Thursday, urging his jihadists […]

November 3, 2016 | By | Reply More