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Iraqi Isis Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'Severely Injured and Flees to Syria'
International Business Times ^ | 07/05/2014 | Vasudevan Sridharan

Posted on 07/05/2014 6:17:01 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Sunni militant outfit Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis), is said to have been severely injured in the raging battle forcing him to flee to neighbouring Syria.

According to a report in the Iraqi news network Al Sumaria, the insurgent leader was injured during a raid led by Iraq's Shiite-led security forces in the west of Anbar.

"The Iraqi security forces carried out an operation in the city of Qaim on the border with Syria based on accurate intelligence and with the help of the Air Force where the leader of ISIL, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was seriously injured," said Haidar al-Shara, a representative of the international parliament in Iraq.

However, the report has so far not been independently verified. If confirmed, it will be a severe blow to the militant group which has been marching on several Iraqi cities.

The Iraqi official said: "After being hit, al-Baghdadi, with a range of elements of his organisation fled into Syrian territory because of its proximity to Qaim," adding: "al-Baghdadi might be killed as a result of the severity of his injuries."

(Excerpt) Read more at ibtimes.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: albaghdadi; alqaeda; baghdadi; caliphate; iran; iraq; isis; jordan; kurdistan; lebanon; russia; syria; turkey; vasudevansridharan

1 posted on 07/05/2014 6:17:01 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Ok. Who’s next to step up to the Caliphate plate?


2 posted on 07/05/2014 6:18:47 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: SeekAndFind

Sad....;-)


3 posted on 07/05/2014 6:20:38 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Good news—if its true. In war the truth is many times a victim.


4 posted on 07/05/2014 6:21:09 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade
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To: SeekAndFind

always a good strategy - take out the leaders first

often snipers are given the assignment


5 posted on 07/05/2014 6:22:28 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Caliphs aren’t bulletproof?


6 posted on 07/05/2014 6:23:10 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: SeekAndFind

One can only hope Allah takes him slowly and painfully.


7 posted on 07/05/2014 6:25:25 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: SeekAndFind

He should change his name. In-thebagdaddy.


8 posted on 07/05/2014 6:26:49 AM PDT by outofsalt
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To: Georgia Girl 2

but takes him nonetheless


9 posted on 07/05/2014 6:29:15 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: SeekAndFind
Wait' I though allah (piss be upon him) was on their side and ISIS was going to march across the ME and set up the Caliphate from Arabia to Turkey ...

Then replace Big Bens numbers with arabic numbers and make infidels ride mules and wear red scarves ...

Guess life's a bitch...and then he hopefully dies

10 posted on 07/05/2014 6:32:56 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SeekAndFind

Why didn’t he stay and fight...Allah willing...ISIS would have won....uhm....maybe they aren’t the chosen ones....now where is the Oracle and Neo?


11 posted on 07/05/2014 6:33:01 AM PDT by BCW (Amazon Books: "Babylon's Covert War" - the Iraq conflict explained in detail - by JH White)
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To: SeekAndFind

Isn’t the Mahdi supposed to recover from some near death injury? Sounds like he is setting himself up for messiah status.


12 posted on 07/05/2014 6:33:09 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

If true...


13 posted on 07/05/2014 6:34:09 AM PDT by Doofer
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To: outofsalt
In-thebagdaddy too funny
14 posted on 07/05/2014 6:37:24 AM PDT by SisterK (behold a pale horse)
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To: SeekAndFind

Many of these Sunni jihadists are from Chechnya.They are the same jihadists who are causing mayhem in southern Russia. The Russians hope to slaughter as many as possible while they are overextended in Iraq. Hence the logistical and leadership support for Iraq and the common cause with Iran in Syria.


15 posted on 07/05/2014 6:40:11 AM PDT by allendale
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To: SeekAndFind

Bagdhadi is dead and GM is alive; what difference does it make?


16 posted on 07/05/2014 6:41:16 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: allendale

That was the strategy we had in Iraq also wasn’t it? Killing field for terrorists who flocked there?


17 posted on 07/05/2014 6:42:34 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: SeekAndFind

Tweets with photos today show him preaching in Mosul, allegedly. Hard to say when.


18 posted on 07/05/2014 6:43:35 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Suffer....just suffer....


19 posted on 07/05/2014 6:50:34 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: SeekAndFind

Not a very impressive showing as the Mahdi...0 & 1 and done. So much for: “See you in New York”.

The infamy surrounding his guy was part of their marketing ploy...so it’s certainly a setback.


20 posted on 07/05/2014 6:52:10 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: SeekAndFind

21 posted on 07/05/2014 6:53:30 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Popman
(piss be upon him)

    Allah: The Aramaic word for "God" in the language of Assyrian Christians is ʼĔlāhā, or Alaha. Arabic-speakers of all Abrahamic faiths, including Christians and Jews, use the word "Allah" to mean "God".[4] The Christian Arabs of today have no other word for "God" than "Allah".[20] (Even the Arabic-descended Maltese language of Malta, whose population is almost entirely Roman Catholic, uses Alla for "God".) Arab Christians for example use terms Allāh al-ab (الله الأب) meaning God the Father, Allāh al-ibn (الله الابن) mean God the Son, and Allāh al-rūḥ al-quds (الله الروح القدس) meaning God the Holy Spirit. (See God in Christianity for the Christian concept of God.)

22 posted on 07/05/2014 6:55:20 AM PDT by Al Hitan
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To: gusopol3

The rules of engagement are a bit different in this conflict. Sure that any fair skinned or foreign jihadist that is captured will be summarily executed.


23 posted on 07/05/2014 7:00:52 AM PDT by allendale
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To: SeekAndFind

If he dies, that could set back radical Islam 1300 years.

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But, that is what they want — a return to the 7th Century.

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hmmm


24 posted on 07/05/2014 7:04:39 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: SeekAndFind

what raging battle?

“the” raging battle refers to something

good, glad the dude is out of combat


25 posted on 07/05/2014 7:05:51 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SeekAndFind

Tweets: ISIS destroying Shia mosques and shrines in Mosul (Nineveh).


26 posted on 07/05/2014 7:06:11 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Al Hitan

Thanks for the language lesson I didn’t need....I perfectly understood what I posted...

The use of the word “Allah” by the demon death cult of Islam, does not translate at least to me as “God” the almighty creator of all heaven and earth...the God of the Jews and Christians...

So piss be upon him and his child raping prophet and their hordes of bearded barbarians ....


27 posted on 07/05/2014 7:25:52 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Al Hitan

I might add I used the word “allah “ with a small “ a “ for reason...


28 posted on 07/05/2014 7:29:10 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SeekAndFind

Aw, that’s a shame.


29 posted on 07/05/2014 7:49:15 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Has Obama sent his condolences yet? Maybe a US medical team to help with his recovery?


30 posted on 07/05/2014 8:03:15 AM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Not a problem he has obamacare, but then again maybe not as his case is under review or whatever its called today.


31 posted on 07/05/2014 8:38:24 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Popman
Thanks for the language lesson I didn’t need.

It wasn't just for you.

The use of the word “Allah” by the demon death cult of Islam, does not translate at least to me as “God” the almighty creator of all heaven and earth...the God of the Jews and Christians...

Quit thinking of just yourself. Allah is the word for God for Arabic speaking Christians and Jews.

So piss be upon him

Classy.

32 posted on 07/05/2014 9:09:59 AM PDT by Al Hitan
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To: Al Hitan
Allah is the word for God for Arabic speaking Christians and Jews.

A tiny percentage of the world wide non muslim world...

As you well know or should know, these Jihadist will just as easily lope off the heads of these Arabic speaking Christians and Jews as any other infidels...regardless of the way they pronounce God..

I also must point out that the God of the Jews and Christians at least the God of their written word is NOTHING like the god of the Koran...

The attributes and characteristics of God of the Torah and Bible are nothing like the attributes and characteristics of the god of the Koran...

Since both religions claim to believe in the one true God, one MUST be a lie...

I know what I believe...

Classy

If it's classless to speak the truth, so be it...

33 posted on 07/05/2014 9:48:40 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Al Hitan
This is true - good reminder.

Interesting screen name - whales?

34 posted on 07/05/2014 10:00:25 AM PDT by eldoradude (How many republicrats/demoblicans does it take to change a light bulb?)
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To: Popman
Since both religions claim to believe in the one true God, one MUST be a lie...

Which one, true God is not a lie, in your opinion?

35 posted on 07/05/2014 10:01:48 AM PDT by Al Hitan
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To: eldoradude
Interesting screen name - whales?

Yes; Whales Valley.

36 posted on 07/05/2014 10:06:01 AM PDT by Al Hitan
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To: SeekAndFind

Good luck to the Syrians re hunting down this psycho serial killer and removing him from this planet!


37 posted on 07/05/2014 10:14:48 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: Al Hitan
Which one, true God is not a lie, in your opinion?

Hard to decide...???

Humm...Tapping fingers on table... waiting for inspiration...

Let's see:
The Christian religion believes the heavenly Father sent his own Son to die for everyone to remove their sins and allow me a way into into his kingdom by grace...

As opposed to:
The religion of Islam is on a worldwide conquest to subjugate (submit) the world by terror and the sword...Heaven is only guaranteed if you blow yourself up as a martyr and kill as many infidels as possible...

Like I said, it's a tough call...

(Rolling eyes...)

38 posted on 07/05/2014 10:16:21 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: allendale

“Many of these Sunni jihadists are from Chechnya.They are the same jihadists who are causing mayhem in southern Russia. The Russians hope to slaughter as many as possible while they are overextended in Iraq. Hence the logistical and leadership support for Iraq and the common cause with Iran in Syria.”

Yes indeed. Putin can sell his planes and rent out his merc pilots to kill as many Checnyians and other Sunnis as they can.

It is a low cost way to take out Russia’s enemies and their buddies.

The Russian’s only ROE’s will be to kill any Isis bastards and those around them.


39 posted on 07/05/2014 10:17:44 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: SeekAndFind

“with the help of the Air Force where the leader of ISIL, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was seriously injured,” said Haidar al-Shara, a representative of the international parliament in Iraq.”

Which air force?

The Russians or the Iranians?


40 posted on 07/05/2014 10:19:15 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: Fitzy_888

Well let’s wait and see...

I do believe there’s something about a head wound and it being healed...


41 posted on 07/05/2014 10:20:32 AM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed, and Gog became man.)
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To: Popman
Let's see: The Christian religion believes the heavenly Father sent his own Son to die for everyone to remove their sins and allow me a way into into his kingdom by grace...

So, if someone believes in a heavenly Father who hasn't sent His own Son to die for everyone to remove their sins and allow me a way into into his kingdom by grace, that God is a lie?

42 posted on 07/05/2014 10:22:15 AM PDT by Al Hitan
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To: allendale

“Sure that any fair skinned or foreign jihadist that is captured will be summarily executed.”

Naah. They will have an industrial, aka work accident after a short and severe session of questioning. Those being questioned will request water boarding during the questioning to cool off.


43 posted on 07/05/2014 10:22:24 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: elpadre

“always a good strategy - take out the leaders first

often snipers are given the assignment.

Which is why so many Generals and Admirals and other high ranking lifers don’t to use snipers.


44 posted on 07/05/2014 10:23:41 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: Al Hitan
So, if someone believes in a heavenly Father who hasn't sent His own Son to die for everyone to remove their sins and allow me a way into into his kingdom by grace, that God is a lie?

Strawman argument...sorry, not going for it...

The question posed by you "is the god (allah) in Islam the same as the Jewish and Christian God...

The answer is no based on the way the religion is practiced...they are diametrically opposite...one must be a lie...

To answer your strawman question in a roundabout way, almost every major religion outside of the Christian, Jewish faith, do not have a single deity to worship...makes you question a moot one..

45 posted on 07/05/2014 10:35:56 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Popman
Strawman argument...sorry, not going for it...

I didn't make an argument, strawman or otherwise. I asked a question. A question based on the premise you presented above.

The question posed by you "is the god (allah) in Islam the same as the Jewish and Christian God...

I didn't pose that question; that's one of your own fabrication.

To answer your strawman question in a roundabout way, almost every major religion outside of the Christian, Jewish faith, do not have a single deity to worship...makes you question a moot one..

Almost every; but you didn't answer my question at all. You answered one of your own making. Carry on with insulting Allah/God. After all, it is your right.

46 posted on 07/05/2014 10:53:26 AM PDT by Al Hitan
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To: Al Hitan
Carry on with insulting Allah/God.

I sleep well at night knowing the one true God, his name isn't allah...

Truly, we are playing semantics here and you know it...carry on...

Don't forget to say the Salaah...

Here's a link: http://www.answering-islam.org/authors/alfadi/allah_prayers.html

47 posted on 07/05/2014 11:03:56 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SeekAndFind

I understand that the pigs are putting out false reports of followers being dead or injured so they can make their way back to the US to spread murder and mayhem here.


48 posted on 07/05/2014 11:06:23 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Popman
I sleep well at night knowing the one true God, his name isn't allah...

It is for Christians and Jews in Arabic speaking countries.

Truly, we are playing semantics here and you know it...carry on...

Speak for yourself.

Don't forget to say the Salaah...

I have no need for that. I'm a Christian, a Christian who knows the true definition of the word Allah, and one who recognizes that Islam is enacting laws trying to prevent Christians from using the word they were using before the existance of Islam.

I for one won't be insulting Allah/God.

49 posted on 07/05/2014 11:25:27 AM PDT by Al Hitan
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To: SeekAndFind

Caliphing so soon? Mahdi nice of ya to drop by.


50 posted on 07/05/2014 11:35:25 AM PDT by Hoboken (truth)
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