Al-Baghdadi

The group released an audiotape, announcing that Abu Ibrahim Hashimi al-Quraishi, alias Abdullah Qardash, has been named the group's new leader, New York Post reported, citing NBC News.

The notorious ISIS leader had also periodically issued audio statements, with the last being in August 2018. The US had earlier announced a reward of USD 25 million for information leading to al-Baghdadi's death or arrest.