IS Leader Appears in Video for First Time in 5 Years

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared in the video with a bushy grey and red beard wearing a black robe with a beige vest and seated on the floor with what appears to be a machine gun propped up next to him.

  • Published 29 April 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the Islamic State group has appeared for the first time in 5 years in a video released by the extremist group's propaganda arm. The video released by Al-Furqan on Monday shows Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appearing with a bushy grey and red beard, wearing a black robe with a beige vest and seated on the floor with what appears to be a machine gun propped up next to him. It… Read at AP News