Ismail al-Eithawi, a captured ISIS leader discusses his meeting with the world’s most wanted man, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS. The meeting took place at a secret location in the barren hinterland of eastern Syria, at the heart of Islamic State’s shrinking realm.
Growing instability in the last rebel-held city, Idlib, could affect the popularity of rebel groups and pave the way for regime intervention. Residents are blaming the dominant rebel groups for the targeted killings and kidnappings that have been going on for the past couple of months.
The spokesperson for the Iraqi Interior Ministry Major General Saad Maan said that the Iraqi Security Forces have arrested six ISIS militants in Mosul last Sunday. According to the spokesperson, one of the arrested militants was an ISIS programmer.
While the dismantling of over 52 ISIS linked terror cells is a positive step for Morocco, the authorities say that the increasing trend of radicalisation might cause a problem in the future and thus the roots of radicalisation must be exterminated.