Gulf Times - Barisha
After Baghdadi raid, Syria villagers tell of quiet neighbour

After Baghdadi raid, Syria villagers tell of quiet neighbour

In the middle of the night amid the olive trees of northwest Syria, Abu Ahmad heard soldiers "speaking a foreign language" attack the home next door.

Islamic State leader Baghdadi killed in US forces' Syria raid

Islamic State leader Baghdadi killed in US forces' Syria raid

Fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died "whimpering and crying" in a raid by US special forces in northwest Syria, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday, fulfilling what he called his top national security goal.