Thursday, 18 October, 2018

Captured Isis aide forced to snare fellow leaders

Iraqi elections A street full of election posters in Najaf Iraq
Andrew Cummings | 11 May, 2018, 00:53

The terrorist, who was in charge of making bank transfers into the accounts the IS maintains in different countries and one of Abu Bakr's closest confidants, was captured by Turkish authorities and handed over to Iraq.

It described the five as "some of the most wanted" leaders of the group.

Iraqi forces in coordination with USA -backed Syrian forces have captured five senior Islamic State group leaders, the US -led coalition said Thursday in a statement.

Ryan Dillon tweeted on Thursday that Iraq captured five key ISIS leaders as part of Operation Roundup.

The result of the three-month operation to capture the terrorist leaders, who had been hiding in Syria and Turkey, represents an important victory for the Iraqi and U.S. intelligence agencies.

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Iraqis security forces, expats start voting in parliamentary elections. They were named as Saddam al-Jammel, Mohamed al-Qadeer, Ismail al-Eithawi, Omar al-Karbouli and Essam al-Zawbai and were shown in yellow prisoner uniforms.

The joint Iraqi-American intelligence team then persuaded Ithawi to contact several of his ISIS colleagues who had been hiding in Syria and lure them across the border, the officials said.

An Iraqi rapid response forces member walks past a wall painted with the flag commonly used by ISIS, in Mosul, January 8, 2017.

Baghdadi, who declared himself ruler of all Muslims in 2014 after capturing Iraq's main northern city Mosul, is now believed to be hiding in the Iraqi-Syrian border region after losing all the cities and towns of his self-proclaimed caliphate.

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