BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:20 P.M.) – The infamous Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi is allegedly hiding in Libya, former Iraqi minister Baqr Jaber Al-Zubeidi told the Baghdad Post news website this week.

The Iraqi political said that the Islamic State has shifted its attention to North Africa, where they are hoping to carve out a new caliphate in countries like Libya, Egypt, and Tunisia.

Baghdadi has been rumored to be hiding in several regions now, including Syria’s Badiya Al-Sham, Iraq’s Rutbah District, and most recently central Libya.

Some rumors claim that the terrorist leader is actually dead; however, ISIS has never corroborated these reports.

The Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh news website quoted an intelligence source in Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) command center in the al-Anbar province as saying that according to the latest intel, al-Baghdadi is hiding in a tunnel in the al-Husayniyat region in the northern parts of the Rutbah District in western al-Anbar.

He added that the security forces are mulling operations to take control of the tunnel, and said that given the heavy deployment of security forces in Rutbah region near the border with Syria and closure of all roads, Baghdadi and the militants under his command cannot escape.

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My guess is that Baghdadi is in Fiji islands enjoying the sun.

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the British Royal Air Force is currently searching for the terrorist leader throughout the North African nation.That was May 13. Were they expecting Baghditus to come out waving a flag when the RAF flew overhead. Of course he is everywhere but nowhere. He is probably dead but we will know that when the US sends in Seal Team 7 to kill him again and dump his body in the Dead Sea before getting the Taliban to blow Seal Team 7 out of the sky so no one talks.

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His last video showed him to be a FAT a*s. He is nothing more than a degenerate propaganda tool. He will make another appearance when the Fake War on Terror needs some steam.

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Well, marshall Haftar is giving shitlamists a hard ride in Libya, even if Erdogan sent some combat-drones (which LNAAF soon shot down), so does al-Sisi in Egypt… Egypt is something else : she’s not with an outdated air-force using worn-out aircraft at all: Rafale, Mirage-2000, F-16, MiG-33 and Su-35… Moreover, Egypt backs Haftar and can rely on some big boys help Note Tunisian Ennahda party = Muslim Brotherhood, just like AKP in Turkey or Hamas… MB is banned in Syria, Russia+CSTO countries, Egypt, Gulf monarchies but Qatar… Trump recently vowed to list them as a FTO, the sooner, the better…… Read more »