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Syria, Isis loses another prominent commander: Mutaz al-Jabouri

Isis loses another leading leader: Mutaz al-Jabouri (aka Hajji Taysir). The man, head of the Islamic State in Iraq and responsible for terrorist operations abroad, was killed in an Inherent Resolve raid in Deir Ezzor

Isis loses another high commander in Syria. His name was Mutaz al-Jabouri (aka Hajji Taysir) and he was the governor of the Islamic State of Iraq. He died along with two other militiamen in an Inherent Resolve raid on Deir Ezzor. A $ 5 million bounty, offered by the US State Department, hung over the jihadist’s head. The description states that he was one of the most important Daesh leaders and that in 2017 he was one of the vice emirs for of “manufacturing”. He led the terrorists’ chemical and biological weapons research department. His latest assignment, according to Iraqi anti-terrorism forces (CTS), was assistant to the head of IS State Affairs and responsible for coordinating and planning terrorist operations abroad. His continuous movements between Iraq and Syria have been monitored for a certain period. Then, as soon as an opportunity window opened, he was eliminated.

Jabouri may have been betrayed by Abdul Nassir Qardash, whom the Syrian SDF have recently handed over to the ISF. In order not to be detected, in fact, he did not use electronic means of communication

Iraqi intelligence also believes that Jabouri had more than one passport and that he was traveling between Iraq and Syria thanks to forged documents. Furthermore, it seems that the ISIS leader did not use electronic means of communication, as he feared being intercepted and located by the enemies. Moreover, just a few days ago the ISF took over from the SDF another commander of the Islamic State: Abdul Nassir Qardash. The man, whose real name is Taha Abdul Rahim Abdullah Bakr al-Ghassani, was initially mistaken for the new Caliph Daesh: Abu Ibrahim al Hashemi al Quraishi. In reality, it turned out that he was a high-level Turkmen commander, coming from Tal Afar, but not the number one. The capture of Jabouri could therefore be linked to the information provided during the interrogations by the latter, even if there are no official confirmations.

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