Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Died in U.S. Raid
The ideological leader of Islamic State died in a U.S.-led raid in northwestern Syria, President Trump said Sunday, fulfilling a long-held American goal and marking the most significant setback for the militant group since losing the last of its territorial caliphate earlier this year.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was 48 years old, killed himself and three children, detonating a suicide vest in a tunnel while being pursued by U.S. troops, Mr. Trump said.
Considered Islamic State‚Äôs founder and inspirational leader, Baghdadi was responsible for its reign of terror as it amassed territory across Iraq and Syria over recent years. The group has displaced tens of thousands of people and perpetrated widespread barbarism, including rapes and video-recorded beheadings....
Shmuley Boteach wrote: ...we should not rejoice in Baghdadi‚Äôs death. There should be no spontaneous celebrations outside the White House as there were when president Barack Obama announced the death of arch-butcher Osama bin Laden. It would have been better if Baghdadi had never been born. It is not a cause for celebration when evil is defeated. Rather, we bow our heads in silent resignation amid the ferocious determination to eradicate evil wherever it is found.
To be sure, we should thank Trump, the heroic American military and the American people for having neutralized a monster. But we should heed the words of the Bible: ‚ÄúDo not rejoice when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles‚ÄĚ (Proverbs 24:17). This is not a time for celebration or parades but, rather, a time for thanks and humble gratitude to God Almighty that evil was rooted out and that innocents have been protected through the elimination of a vile, bloodthirsty killer who took such pleasure at brutalizing the defenseless.... ....
excerpt from, "No Holds Barred: Hate the ISIS leader, but don‚Äôt rejoice at his death"
Good riddance! He now knows that Mohammed was a lying, murdering pedophile. He also knows that he will not spend eternity with 72 virgins. And he now knows that our infinitely holy Father in heaven will not forgive sins unless Christ paid for them on the cross.
THE "ISLAMIC/MOHAMMEDAN/MUSLIM"-DOG ABU BAKR AL-BAGHDADI DIED BEING CHASED-DOWN BY A U.S.-MILITARY DOG: BEFORE AL-BAGHDADI BLEW 3 LITTLE CHILDREN & HIMSELF UP !
THE INNOCENT CHILDREN, NO DOUBT, WERE USHERED INTO ETERNITY & HEAVEN--WELCOMED INTO THE LOVING ARMS OF THE GREATEST LOVER & PROTECTOR OF CHILDREN WHO EVER LIVED: THE LORD JESUS CHRIST OF THE TRUE HOLY BIBLE !
WHILE AL-BAGHDADI MOST DEFINITELY AWOKE, WITH GREAT ASTONISHMENT, SHOCK & SURPRISE: IN THE VERY FLAME[S] & PIT[S] OF HELL-FIRE !
"THE WICKED SHALL BE TURNED INTO HELL, AND ALL THE ('ISLAMIC') NATIONS THAT FORGET GOD (THE LORD JESUS CHRIST OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE)."-PSALM 9:17
"AND IN HELL HE (AL-BAGHDADI) LIFTED UP HIS EYES, BEING IN TORMENTS...
AND HE CRIED AND SAID...HAVE MERCY ON ME...AND COOL MY TONGUE; FOR I AM TORMENTED IN THIS FLAME...
I PRAY THEE THEREFORE...THAT THOU WOULDEST SEND...TO MY FATHER'S HOUSE:
FOR I HAVE...BRETHREN...LEST THEY ALSO COME INTO THIS PLACE OF TORMENT...
IF ONE WENT UNTO THEM FROM THE DEAD, THEY WILL REPENT.
AND HE SAID UNTO HIM, IF THEY HEAR NOT MOSES AND THE PROPHETS (&-OR JESUS & THE APOSTLES), NEITHER WILL THEY BE PERSUADED, THOUGH (THE TRUE KING JAMES HOLY BIBLE'S JESUS CHRIST) ROSE FROM THE DEAD."-LUKE 16:23-31
Adriel, isis isn't dead yet, no doubt they will carry out some more terrorist attacks.
Ben Wedeman wrote: .... ISIS, however, is far from finished. It operates in West Africa, Libya, Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, Afghanistan and the Philippines, and has followers in Europe and elsewhere. That, in addition to as many as 18,000 fighters still on the loose between Syria and Iraq, according to a report issued by the Pentagon's Inspector General in August....
excerpt from,"Baghdadi is gone, but ISIS isn't dead yet -- and could be poised for a resurgence"