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AUGUST 2020

ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi Was Killed In US Operation In Syria’s Idlib: Reports

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ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi Was Killed In US Operation In Syria's Idlib: Reports

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UPDATE: President Trump confirmed that US forces eliminated al-Baghdadi in northwestern Syria.

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It seems that every ‘successful US President’ should defeat own ‘Terrorist #1’.

Late on October 26, eight unidentified military helicopters carried out a series of strikes on positions in the outskirt of the town of Barisha in the Syrian province of Idlib. The town is located near near Turkish border. Early on October 27, Prpesident Donald Trump announced that “something very big” had happened.

Mainstream media outlets citing anonymous military and intelligence sources already reported that the incident was a successful US operation to eliminate ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

FOX News (source):

The Islamic State group leader who reportedly had a $25 million bounty on his head is believed to have been killed in Syria.

A “high value ISIS target” — believed to be Islamic State mastermind Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi — was killed by U.S.-led forces in Idlib, a well-placed military source told Fox News on Saturday night.

Soon after, the White House issued a statement that major news would be announced there at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Newsweek directly claims that al-Baghdadi was killed (source):

The United States military has conducted a special operations raid targeting one of its most high-value targets, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), Newsweek has learned. President Donald Trump approved the mission nearly a week before it took place.

Amid reports Saturday of U.S. military helicopters over the Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, a senior Pentagon official familiar with the operation and Army official briefed on the matter told Newsweek that Baghdadi was the target of the top-secret operation in the last bastion of the country’s Islamist-dominated opposition, a faction that has clashed with ISIS in recent years.

A U.S. Army official briefed on the results of the operation told Newsweek that Baghdadi was killed in the raid, and the Defense Department told the White House they have “high confidence” that the high-value target killed was Baghdadi, but further verification is pending DNA and biometric testing. The senior Pentagon official said there was a brief firefight when U.S. forces entered the compound in Idlib’s Barisha village and that Baghdadi then killed himself by detonating a suicide vest. Family members were present. According to Pentagon sources, no children were harmed in the raid but two Baghdadi wives were killed after detonating their own explosive vests.

Local Idlib sources report that at least 7 people, including a child and 3 women, were killed in the developments in Barisha. This goes contrary to claims by US media alleging that no civilians were killed.

Other reports speculate that:

  • the strikes in Barisha to destroy al-Baghdadi’s compound and prevent it from turning into a place of worship for various radicals and ISIS supporters;
  • Turkey was not informed about the operation because President Erdogan is no more a US ‘reliable partner’. It’s hard to suppose how this is even possible because of the localtion of the supposed operation;
  • Turkey provided the US with intelligence

As expected the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces already claimed  that the supposed operation against al-Baghdadi became possible thanks to their assistance to the US-led coalition. This is an ordinary behavior for the Kurdish group that likes to prentend that it’s responsible for a total defeat of ISIS.

During the past few years, mainstream media outlets repeatedly claimed that al-Baghdadi was eliminated in Syria or Iraq. All these reports appeared  to be fake news.

If the current claim is different and the US-led coalition really eliminated  the ISIS leader, this will be an important development contributing for a further ISIS collapse.

  • The elimination of al-Baghdadi would be an important PR victory for the Trump administration that would use this factor to justify its Middle East foreign policy inside the US ahead of the Presidential Election 2020. So, Trump will get another chance to claim that his administration defeated ISIS.
  • The elimination of al-Baghdadi, if it realy happened, in Idlib province reveals all the hypocrisy of Western diplomats and journalists that have fiercely opposed ani-terror efforts of the Syrian-Iranian-Russian alliance in the very same area.

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  • Barba_Papa

    If all of us got a nickel every time they claimed that Baghdadi was dead we’d all be millionaires by now. Until they show me his dead body I’m continuing to assume that he sits comfortably in his hideout villa in Ankara, where he has tea and biscuits with Erdogan on wednesdays.

    • Harry Smith

      Remember cat double run spotted by Neo in the Matrix? Today’s “cat double run” is the fact that American oil companies delivered their equipment to the Syria, the part controlled by SDF. But there are USA sanctions that prohibit shipments of such equipment to the Syria. A very interesting situation need to be explained to non USA oil companies.
      What Washington does in such situations? Yep! They distracts your attention by delivering a “bigger” news. What sanctions you’re talking, pal? We just killed al Baghdadi!

      • Jakke1899

        Indeed, drawing attention away from something else is a tried and tested modus operandi.

      • Jens Holm

        Some like about that would be nice.

        The ownership for the oil is Assads, but 50% are BP, Shell, India and China. Sp USA steal from them. I dont think so.

        Adnd again. If so, where do they send it ?

        • Harry Smith

          Iraq.

    • dontlietome

      ………….and does coke and shags under age girls with Epstein the rest of the week !

  • Jakke1899

    If he is really dead, it means his period as “useful idiot” has expired. Most likely it’s just an election PR-stunt for Trump 2020 and they are just going to show the body of a lower ranking “useful idiot”, that looks like Baghdadi.

    • Xoli Xoli

      Just as SDF useful idiot’s were betray and dump after expiry date.

    • Nowruz

      It’s very reminiscent of Osama bin Laden getting killed when Obama’s approval ratings were at their lowest. Same song and dance, the USrael have already chosen al Baghdadi’s successor.

  • Rhodium 10

    Nothing Special! Al Baghdadi like Bin Laden were CIA agents…both have been used to invade Afganistan,Irak and Syria…it is to say to take control and deploy bases in Central Asia( Russia-China influence area), to steal Syrian oil and to avoid that Irak goverment dont leave petrodollar currency to sell petrol!…

  • Xoli Xoli

    No wonder no suprise as usual if USANATO and Israel failed the normally kills agents,supporters and associates to burry the truth. This is their tendency to hide evidence,bombing areas of operation to destroy evidence.

    • Jens Holm

      There we go again…hahahaha.

      You forgot Rotchild,zionists and PKK Kurds…hahahaha

      • Sasan Jamshidi

        PKK & Kurds and zionist rotschilds?! Are you sane ? Ok if your right you must add your father to the list so :)

        • Jens Holm

          Its meant as joke-irony-sarcasme.

  • Sasan Jamshidi

    I doubt he was for US, baghdadi was for TURKEY not US!

    • Vollkrassmann

      So what? Let’s compromise on this:
      Both USA and Turkey were brothers in arms with the goal to destroy Assad’s Syria to the ground, for the sake of the oilpipeline from Katar to Turkey (Most terrorists in Northern Syria are backed by the Turkish landgrabbers).
      This project has failed so the chief beheader had to leave the arena…no more needed, they obviously have got a new deal with Assad alive and on board. Not everything works what the cabal is planning.

      • Jens Holm

        Hip hip. Between the shoot I see a comment at least making sense + + +

    • Harry Smith

      Try to google for photos Baghdadi with McCain. USA was founder and supporter of ISIS all the time. And Baghdadi always was their puppet. Just try to find the story when USA, occasionally, bombed SAA positions just before the ISIS advance on Deir ez-Zor.

      • Jens Holm

        Hahaha. Many semilar photos dont show, what Your assumptions say. Facts are USA for a very short period as last chance supported ISIS.

        The world is not very selective photos but many movies at the same time.

  • Peter Jennings

    The Trumpster can claim all he wants but the world knows the truth, and that every claim made so far is hollow. Is this just another example of american exceptionalism?
    The termination of Baghdadi, which in itself sounds like a false name piss-take, isn’t so much a seek and destroy, than a mopping up operation of expendable assets no longer needed. The USMIC know at all times where their assets are and what they are doing. This clown may well surface somewhere else in a few years time, with a totally different religious outlook and name probably.

    So something big just happened? no not really, just smoke and mirrors.

  • AJ

    This guy has been killed several times and resurfaces.

    • Ed

      Well let’s see if he resurfaces this time!

  • Xoli Xoli

    Never trust USA Israel and NATO puppet Organizations and tools.Turkey is also on sideline,Saudi Arabia are push to recklessly commit suicide by attacking Iran.Saudi Arabia oil has near its depletion.

    Sakasvilli were used to attack Russians and allies when it failed he was dump.Now he is downgraded from President to clerk.Gaddafi enjoy having investments and luxury property in France when his time of useful idiot expired their killed him with ISIS agents.

    As Israel couldn’t defeat Saddam their move out from Twin Towers and bomb it to included USA and NATO tools to attack Iraq. Just as their did in Syria by using White House White Helmets to commit chemical attack and blame Syrian government. Their first used UN to force Iraq to destroy all long range missiles and then their used Colin Powel to accused Iraq of having weapons of mass destruction.

    Unilateral action were taken by British Americans to destroy Iraq and killed Saddam. Mubarak were were used against Palestinians by USA, Israel and puppet tools of Nato.After been suck dry their abandoned him to be locked up by new agents.

    • Jens Holm

      Hahaha. So many enemies. If we all voted about it, we could majority rule You )

  • Hrky75

    US needs to find an other Super Villain and FAST. Bush used up Saddam “ace” back in ’03 – just in time for the re-ellection. Obama did the same with both his cousin Osama and Ghadaffi in ’11 – I suppose he was really scare he won’t make the 2nd term. And now Trump spent up Al Baghdadi. So we can expect another Islamic movement will spontaneously and mysteriously sprang out of nowhere somewhere in the ME desert. But we are Ok for another 5 years or so…

  • Ceasar Polar

    Okay now let’s say we believe what they just announced, Baghdadi is dead, fine. Now time for the US to get out of Syrian’s oil fields, and out of Syria completely, since isis is dead. Get out of Syria now!

  • alejandro casalegno

    The fake caliph is dead…………..a new USA created islamists “Monster” in 1…2….3…

    • Jens Holm

      I am sure Bagdadi never was for USA.

  • Damien C

    I always find it strange that the media never question why all these so called operations only return corpses. At no stage is a capture alternative offered. There is nothing more embarrassing for an organisation to have their leaders jailed as it highlights their impotencency and ineptitude. So you would think that this would be the an objective for Western organisations.

    However that’s the problem for the Western governments and their Intelligence communities, to jail these super terrorists it requires a court case where their previous working relationships would be exposed.
    Better to eliminate them and the possibility of the truth being unmasked

    • Jens Holm

      Yerrh much better with live TV like Chauchesco, Mussolini, Gadaffi and Saddam:(

  • Friend of Russia

    Yet another laughable claim by US military. He was killed two years ago by Russian air strike. Now this fake claim is to save the face of US military which ran away from Turkish border

  • AM Hants

    Wonder why the US wanted to take out one of their team? Loose lips, now they are meant to have left the area?

    • dontlietome

      He served their master, namely Israel. When you consider that 3/4 of the Congress are “Israel Firsters” and Dual passport holders, then you see who really wants to ensure that Syria never sees that oil again in order to rebuild the country. The Americans could take their country back again, but they need another JFK to provide the impetus.

      • Jens Holm

        Tell me where they send the crude oil to??

        I have asked many, but You might be more clever then them. I thpught mpost oil was sold toRussia fpr weapons, but that doesnt bother You as well.

        So where does Americans ad SDF senf the oil ???

        • dontlietome

          It is pumped/shipped overland to Turkey. There are enough arial photo’s and video’s showing the massive convoys……………..go look for them, I’m not doing any leg work for you.

          • Jens Holm

            And americans are swimming in oil in golden bathtubs as well …

            Those amounts are very small.

            You have no legs aboput facts about it at all.

          • dontlietome

            …………….and you are a machine……………….not so clever one……………

    • Ralph London

      Killed for the 3rd time now?

    • Jimi Thompson 2

      Pssssst!!

      Check my comment (Timber) on the matter… almost the same as your with a dash of elaboration!

      > https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/10/syrian-annahar-news-us-raid-isis-leader-abu-bakr-al-baghdadi-is-dead/

      • AM Hants

        Took me ages to find, but, got to the Lindsey comment. Do like the articles on that site.

        • Jimi Thompson 2

          Here is the one I wanted you to see… sorry for the bog time!!

          >>

          How convenient.

          Right when Trump’s people are uncovering multiple verticals within the CIA / Obama / Clinton / State Department International Crime Syndicate, one of which includes the CIA’s channeling of military grades weapons – where metric tons were bought from one of Biden’s anti-Putin Ukrainian weapons dealers and shipped through Benghazi – to the Al Nusra, Al Qaeda, and ISIS mercenaries the CIA hired to genocide Syria, somehow, at this exact same point in time in history, they manage to kiII the very ISIS leader that John McCain, Lydnsey Graham, Evan McMullin, and Adam Kinzinger met with right after the CIA put their Timber Sycamore op into motion.

          It seems to me Trump would be more perplexed about this event, and more specifically, its timing, than he would be “happy”.

          The good thing is, Baghdadi is not the only one these genocidal traitors met with, and is in no way the only one that knows so many of the details about the CIA’s / UK’s Syria genocide, which remain largely unknown to the general public.

          • AM Hants

            Assumed I missed the correct comment. It was well hidden and took me ages to find the Graham comment, which I replied to. No doubt if I had carried on, I would have reached it. Funnily enough, I thought you might have posted under Timber, don’t ask why, apart from thinking you might post under two names. Never thought of Operation Timber Sycamore, haha, otherwise I would have just clicked on your name and found the comment with ease.

            Nice one as Operation Timber Sycamore, together with General David Patraeus, the CIA Director, who now runs an airline, that supports Operation Timber Sycamore.

            Not forgetting Benghazi and do you remember when Clinton was laughing, during the hearing, with regards the Ambassador and four of his team being taken out? What did Seymour Hersh have to say about Benghazi?

            Ralph London, has kindly provided me with this link, which might interest you.

            The Plundering of Ukraine by Corrupt American Democrats
            A talk with Oleg Tsarev reveals the alleged identity of the “Trump/Ukraine Whistleblower”… http://www.unz.com/ishamir/the-plundering-of-ukraine/

          • Jimi Thompson 2

            This is Schiff’s whistleblower > Eric Ciaramella

            I scanned the article you linked to above and that name is not in there, so, perhaps Tsarev is referring to a different whistleblower… I will go read it fully here in a bit to see!

            As always, thank you!

          • AM Hants

            There are another couple of articles, one was mentioned in a comment and the other is Part 1. You may or may not like. However, what has made me laugh, and I do like the work of John Helmer, is Soros controls AntAC and he was one of Zelensky’s mentors. Kolomoisky, who controls Burisma, was the other mentor of Zelensky. Reading the two articles, I am sitting back, munching on the popcorn, sipping the wine and looking forward to the Soros – Kolomoisky hissy fit unfolding.

            THE HUNT FOR BURISMA – WHEN THE PACK OF HOUNDS IS MISSING ITS MASTER, THE FOX ESCAPES… http://johnhelmer.org/the-hunt-for-burisma-when-the-pack-of-hounds-is-missing-its-master-the-fox-escapes/

            THE HUNT FOR BURISMA, PART II — WHAT ROLE FOR IGOR KOLOMOISKY, WHAT LONDON MISSED, WHAT WASHINGTON DOESN’T WANT TO SEE… http://johnhelmer.net/the-hunt-for-burisma-part-ii-what-role-for-igor-kolomoisky-what-london-missed-what-washington-doesnt-want-to-see/

            If I have already given you Part II, apologies for duplicating.

          • Jimi Thompson 2

            Thank you very much.. all very interesting… enjoy the show!!

          • AM Hants

            Looking forward to it. Got the popcorn in, now just need a decent glass of wine haha.

          • Jens Holm

            Ant again and this time controlled by Soros grabbing popcorn from Zelinsky.

    • Jens Holm

      Hahaha. There we go again. Hamas Ant???

  • Vollkrassmann

    Should we believe anything of that report?
    Before I do I need some infos: What did US-servicemen do in Idlib, where they never were? How did they get location-infos about the chief-beheader? Was it a donation from Wladimir to Donald? Did the planes come from the nearby Turkish border – so, is there a deal between Erdogan and the Donald?
    However, if this a..hole is really blown up after his bloody performance thanks to CIA and the Deepstaters in USA, I just can tell him: Roast in hell.

    • Jens Holm

      Ypu never will believe anything even if hois corpse and glue to puzzle was in Your bed.

  • World_Eye

    Show evidence to the world, or screw you, what you think we will believe it just like that as Obama said for Bin-Laden. Please screw you or evidence.

    • Jens Holm

      I dont screw. Btter he is dead twice then once…

    • Toronto Tonto

      They have it all on video , but you not privy to it get over it .

  • JoeAlpha

    What? they killed al Baghdadi “again”? Lol.. OK now that ISIS has been destroyed, there is no reason for American troops to stay in Syria and there is no need to protect oil fields anymore. Ok Clown Forces.. Gtfo from Syria now!

    • Jens Holm

      Well, the reasons might be to jeep Asdads reduced. We wil see.

      So far Hitler was alive many years after he dies, because Russians hit his leftovers.

  • Christian S
    • Lonesome Cowboy Burt

      I’m so glad that disgusting psychopath McCain is dead. Shortly after his death I was checking out at a grocery store and saw a magazine with his picture, and I pointed my middle finger at it and called him a war criminal. Some dude (who is a known trouble maker who frequents their store I was told) started crap with me, telling me he was a hero, blah blah blah. I told him to his face he was a war criminal and a disgrace to the USA, our military men & women (enlisted at least, can’t speak for the officers) and he worked to endanger them as well as making our nation vulnerable around the world to attacks re his policies and rubbing elbows with known terrorists/psychopaths such as in this picture and others (he’s not alone, was it Rumsfeld pictured with Bin Laden in the early 80’s? I forget who exactly.) He wanted to fight me. I told him I’d be right out after checking out. The manager requested I wait until he leaves, didn’t want any trouble.

      • Toronto Tonto

        You need to visit Baghdadi .

  • Friend of Russia

    The headline of this article should have been ISIS leader killed by US army once again

  • dontlietome

    “The Muslim Terrorist Apparatus was Created by US Intelligence as a Geopolitical Weapon.” – Zbigniew Brzezinski……………… just in case folks out there forgot that.

    Who hasn’t killed that guy puts cats to shame. He’s probably in a safe house sharing it with epstein laughing and pissing it up.

    Yeah , yeah…………..Blown to pieces sure is neat … no body as “proof”.

  • fayez chergui

    How many times he has been killed. That should be in the guiness book record

  • Mike

    He is as dead as actor Osama Bin Laden.

  • Mish

    He’s in witness protection, right in there with osama. You don’t burn that kind of cadre and that kind of dedication.

  • Kristina Rain Mcleod

    he was a US asset with a barcode and an asset tag. he was no longer needed and is better ‘dead’ tham alive. im supposing he was the one they moved by helicopter fairly recently before the order to terminate his contract was issued :P

  • dontlietome

    Check out the latest info from a good source.
    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2019/10/27/exclusive-russia-says-bagdadi-killing-faked-by-us-part-of-new-move-against-the-region-by-deep-state/
    Its a very long article, but it will fill in a lot of blanks for you.

  • antoun

    ahah leader daesh in the country al quaida scraps totally!