August 20, 2018

Islamic State loses Chief propagandist

Islamic State loses Chief propagandist

The Islamic State group (IS) has confirmed the death last month of one of its most senior leaders, Abu Mohammed al-Furqan. He was minister of information for the group, and oversaw the production of propaganda videos showing executions.

A statement posted online did not say when, where or how he had died. The Pentagon last month said an air strike killed him near Raqqa in Syria on 7 September.

He was among the few remaining founding members of IS, and had reportedly played a leading role in setting up the jihadist group’s key media outfits, including Amaq news agency, and in launching its multilingual magazines, such as Dabiq. Read more

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