Islamic State Confirms Leaders Death, Names Successor

Months after his death, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/ISIS) has confirmed the death of its leader, Abu Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurashi, and named Abu Hafs al-Hashimi al-Qurashi as the next Caliph.

President Erdogan of Turkey had announced the death of Al-Qurashi back in April of this year. He was killed in Aleppo, Syria, during an operation carried out by the Turkish National Intelligence Organization.