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ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Emerges With Defiant Statement After Iraqi Forces Enter Mosul | NBC News

ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Emerges With Defiant Statement After Iraqi Forces Enter Mosul | NBC News

A day after Iraq said its forces had re-entered the last ISIS-held city in the country, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi emerged Wednesday with a statement calling on supporters to spread their attacks to other countries.

The 30-minute message, titled “This Is What Allah and His Messenger Had Promised Us,” was the first official statement from the terrorist leader since last December.

With Iraqi special forces having advanced Tuesday into Mosul, the only Iraqi city still in ISIS’ hands, al-Baghdadi sought to portray gains by the anti-ISIS coalition…

Source: ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Emerges With Defiant Statement After Iraqi Forces Enter Mosul – NBC News