ISIS names new leader as it confirms Baghdadi’s death
(CNN) -- ISIS confirmed the death of former leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and named his replacement in an audio message on Thursday. In the recording, published on the terrorist group's media wing al-Furqan, ISIS announced its new leader as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi. Baghdadi died during an American commando raid on his compound in northern Syria over the weekend.
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