Islamic State confirms the death of its leader and appoints a new chief
The Islamic State confirmed the deaths of its leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemial Kreisi and its spokesperson Abu Hamza Al-Kreisi on Thursday and announced Abu Al-Hassan Al-Hashemial Kreisi as the new chief. Religion scholar and soldier Krysi, a former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s army who led IS from the shadows for more than two years, died in a U.S. special forces attack in northern Syria in February and exploded a bomb. Killed him and his family. , The US government said. Two years after a violent Sunni Muslim group lost long-time leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a similar assault in 2019, Krysi’s death was another major blow to IS.