Last month, the Russian Defense Ministry claimed
that according to information, the leader of the Islamic State,
Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi, had reportedly been killed as a result of
airstrikes conducted by the Russian aircrafts on a southern suburb of
Raqqa on May 28.
And today, Rami Abdul Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) has told Reuters that
the Observatory has “confirmed information” from the activists working
in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zor that Al-Baghdadi has been