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Reuters exclusively reports Turkish intelligence helped Iraq capture Islamic State leader

Reuters exclusively reported that Turkish intelligence helped Iraq capture a senior Islamic State leader who had been hiding out in north-western Syria, in an operation that points to closer cooperation against remnants of the jihadist group. Iraq announced on Oct. 11 that its security forces had captured Sami Jasim, an Iraqi national. Jasim is one of the most senior Islamic State leaders to be taken alive. He was a deputy to Islamic State’s founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, killed during a U.S. raid in 2019 in Syria’s northwest, and a close aide to its current leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Quraishi, the Iraqi government said

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Topics of Interest: Business & Finance
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Equities
Regions: Middle East
Countries: Turkey
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
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