ISIS published a video which allegedly live al-Baghdadi says about the fighting in Baghouse and the election of Netanyahu

For the first time in five years, the Islamic terrorist state ISIS released new video of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Distributed video man claiming to be al-Baghdadi, dressed in casual clothes, sitting on the ground in an unknown room, next to a machine. Around him are people whose faces are covered. He says that «the battle for Baghouse ended» (this is the last city of ISIS in Eastern Syria which has been freed from militants at the end of this March).

The video was published by the media wing of ISIS in the Telegram channel al-Furqan on Monday. If this video is genuine, it will be the first time Baghdadi seen since July 2014, when he performed in the Grand mosque in Mosul.

1) BREAKING: #ISIS’ Furqan issues new video showing leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, marking the first time he is shown in a video since his July 2014 sermon at the Great Mosque in #Mosul

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In the video a man similar to al-Baghdadi, had praised the recent terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, which on 21 April killed more than 250 people and injured at least 500 people. He also touched on political developments in different regions of the world, including the victory of Benjamin Netanyahu in the Israeli elections, resignation of the President of Algeria Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the fall of the regime of Omar al-Bashir in Sudan.The authenticity of the recording may be questionable, as several times it was thought that al-Baghdadi was killed. Including may 2017, the Russian military stated that it is with high probability destroyed, along with the other dozens of ISIS ‘ leaders participating in the meeting, which was caused by an airstrike by Russian aircraft. However, the defense Ministry and the foreign Ministry noted that you do not have 100% certainty.The absence of al-Baghdadi in the air many interpreted as an indirect proof of one of his announced death.47-year-old Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (Ibrahim Abba d Ibrahim Ali al-Badri), a native of Samarra, member of al-Qaeda since 2004, the year the leader of one of its units, has a PhD in Islamic studies from the University in Baghdad. According to the official data of the Ministry of defense, Abu Bakr was detained and held as a suspect (party average level in the anti-American Sunni conspiracy) from February to December 2004, however, after was released. Created and led by ISIS in 2014-m to year.