ISIS names new leader of the caliphate after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seriously injured in air strike. Here’s the latest.

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ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (pictured here) has been severely wounded in an airstrike. Word is he has been replaced by a Radical physicist based in Mosul.  ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (pictured here) has been severely wounded in an airstrike. Word is he has been replaced by a Radical physicist based in Mosul.

Even as ISIS forces slaughter Christians and Muslims throughout Iraq, Syria and North Africa — and plot new attacks against the U.S., Israel and Jordan — there is a dramatic new development in terms of the organization’s leadership.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of ISIS, has been seriously woundedin an airstrike in Iraq.

Now a new leader has emerged, apparently based in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the site of the ancient ruins of Nineveh.

“The Islamic State’s temporary leader is a former Iraqi physics teacher located in the country’s second-biggest city, Mosul,” reports Newsweek, based on an interview with “the adviser to the Iraqi government on ISIS.”

Last month, “it was reported by the Guardian that the terror…

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