Captured Isis aide forced to snare fellow leaders

Girls stand in front of a campaign poster of Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al Abadi during a rally ahead of the parliamentary election in Najaf Iraq

Girls stand in front of a campaign poster of Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al Abadi during a rally ahead of the parliamentary election in Najaf Iraq

Five senior Islamic State officials have been captured, including a top aide to the group's leader, in a complex cross-border sting carried out by Iraqi and American intelligence, two Iraqi officials said Wednesday.

The US-led coalition says Iraqi forces in coordination with US-backed Syrian forces have captured five senior ISIS group leaders.

Intelligence officers had tracked them for three months as they made their way through Turkey and Syria, the New York Times reported.

Officials then got Ithawi to persuade the other ISIS officials to move closer to a trap set up by Iraqi and American forces, where they were arrested.

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

Hisham al-Hashimi, a consultant to the Baghdad government on the anti-Daesh campaign, told Reuters on Thursday that Ismail al-Eithawi, better known by the nom de guerre Abu Zaid al-Iraqi, was captured in Turkey in February by Turkish authorities and handed over to Iraqi agents.

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It was unclear what standards, if any, Trump was utilizing to explain the ISIS operatives because the "5 most wished".

The self-styled caliph is still at large and believed to be hiding in the cross border area between Iraq and Syria.

We will remind that on may 6, military-air forces of Iraq attacked a position of the command of the ISIS terrorists in Syria.

Final yr the Pentagon mentioned that there have been "some indicators" that al-Baghdadi was nonetheless alive a month after Russian Federation claimed to have killed him in a strike close to the Syrian metropolis of Raqqa.

Abadi declared final victory last December over the group, which overran a third of Iraq in 2014.

"Iraq will continue airstrikes in Syria and will do more to eliminate Daesh group".

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