Rio Olympics 2016 | Reuters.com
Edition:
United States

Rio Olympics 2016

Powered by ScribbleLive Content Marketing Software Platform
Photo

If Baghdadi is dead, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era officer

BAGHDAD If Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both of whom were Iraqi army officers under late dictator Saddam Hussein.