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He led the organization after the elimination of the us military al-Baghdadi.

Iraqi intelligence said the arrest of the leader of the terrorist group “Islamic state”, reports channel “al Arabiya”. According to the intelligence services, arrested the head of the organization after the assassination of the former American military leader of the IG Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in October last year, reports “Radio Freedom”.

“Islamic state” in his message, calls the leader of the organization , Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraish. Washington believes that under this name hides one of the founders and ideologists of the organization Amir Mohammed Abdel Rahman al-Mawla, reported previously, “Voice of America”. Iraqi intelligence says that the real name of the arrested — Abdelnaser al-Cerdas</b>.

Details of his biography are not given, the Russian anonymous telegram channel 4 Directorate, citing an unnamed Iraqi expert reports that the arrested could be a high-ranking member “al-Qaeda”, and from 2011 to 2019 — head of the IG in Syria.

The place, time and circumstances of his arrest are also not reported. It is alleged that he was arrested due to the receipt of accurate intelligence. “Al-Arabiya” recalls that in early April the head of the national Iraqi intelligence Mustafa al-Kazemi headed the government of the country.