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Iraqi Forces Capture Notorious ISIS ‘Desert Prince’ in Anbar Operation

Iraqi security forces on Wednesday announced the capture of a senior Islamic State (IS) leader and one of his aides following an operation in the desert region of Anbar Province.

A statement by the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Forces confirmed the arrest of notorious IS leader Saab Abdullah al-Issawi, nicknamed the “desert prince” for his role in preparing booby-trapped vehicles in the deserts of Anbar.

The statement said a group of Iraqi troops backed by Iraqi warplanes “carried out a successful air landing operation in the Anbar governorate” where they apprehended Issawi and one of his assistants.

Read more at Kurdistan 24

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