U.S. special forces have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a development that leaves the extremist group without an obvious leader, President Donald Trump announced Sunday.
On Monday, Syrian Kurdish forces confirmed that al-Baghdadi’s aide and spokesman for ISIS, Abu Hassan al-Muhajir, has also been killed.
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Canada Research Chair in Religion, Law and Social Justice
Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Gender Studies
Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
- International affairs, geopolitics; Middle East; Religion, Islam and Muslims; Gender and Islam; Islamic feminism, religious feminism
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Department of Asian Studies
- Islamic studies; Islamic law and legal theory, Islamic legal reform