Washington calls killing of four Israelis ‘despicable,’ offers condolences; UN envoy to Mideast says ‘no justification’ for violence, and ‘no excuse for praising such acts’
Four Israelis were killed and two were seriously wounded on Tuesday in an attack in the city of…
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who ousted the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013, has overseen a crackdown on dissent that has tightened in recent years.
The death of Quraishi, 45, was another crushing blow to IS two years after the violent Sunni Muslim group lost longtime leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a similar raid in 2019.
Jerusalem, which was familiar with al-Qurayshi because he once held ‘Israel file’ in IS, was reportedly notified in advance of raid to take him out, helped track his location
US State Department was offering $10 million reward for information about ISIS militant prior to his death
Quraishi had been using the house and an unwitting family living on the first floor as a "protective shield," a factor that complicated planning for the raid, the official added.
While not downplaying the severity of the IS plot to free captured fighters from the prison in Hasaka, Western officials who spoke to VOA doubted the terror group is ready to try to re-establish a physical caliphate.