The terrorist leader of the ISIS movement resurfaced after a 5-year hiatus in an 18-minute video that was published by the terror groups media outlet Al-Furqan.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi who actually believed to be dead is seen sitting on the floor next to a rifle resting on the wall. al-Baghdadi spoke about the battle the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz in which ISIS lost.
“In truth, the battle between Islam and its people against the crusaders and their people is a long battle,” he said.
al-Baghdadi also praised the attacks in Sri Lanka and said that this was just the ”beginning of the revenge” that will be unleashed on the Wes
In an apparent bid to prove that the video is current, the terrorist leader who has a 25 million dollar US bounty on his head, commented on a few recent news events such as the fall of the dictatorship regimes in Algeria and Sudan.
He even referred to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent election win.
“I imagine you already know that Netanyahu received the government of the Jews,” says al-Baghdadi.
The standstill images of the video given by SITE Intel Group have been commonly shared among media sources. The SITE Intel Group – a U.S. company that monitors the online activities of jihadist organizations and white supremacist groups.