Two Islamic State leaders killed in joint coalition-SDF raid in Syria

May 22, 2020

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State says two senior IS leaders were killed in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province during a raid carried out with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces.

Ahmad Isa Ismael al-Zawi, also known as Abu Ali al-Baghdadi, and Ahmad Abd Muhammad Hassan al-Jughayfi, or Abu Ammar, were killed in a raid Sunday, the