Little is known about new ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi, except that he is the group's leading judge and heads the Sharia committee.
A well-placed ISIS operative who facilitated al-Baghdadi's movements around Syria is likely to scoop up some or all of a $25 million reward. ISIS had killed his close relative.
A Kurdish source working with the Americans had brought al-Baghdadi's underwear to conduct a DNA test and make sure that the person in question was al-Baghdadi himself.
The death of the reclusive terrorist leader during a US raid in Syria is the culmination of years of setbacks and losses for the once powerful group.
The unanimous resolution shows the international unity supporting the need to secure ISIS detainees in Syria.
International and Kurdish authorities have repeatedly called for the foreigners they hold -- including orphans -- to be repatriated, a request that largely has encountered resistance.
An attack on September 22, 2013, against All Saints Church in Peshawar claimed the lives of 104 people.
The new powers to act against financial institutions come as the Iranian regime flouts international sanctions via a large petroleum shipping network.
Encouraged by global law enforcement agencies taking action, authorities in Pakistan and Afghanistan have been taking stringent measures against online terror supporters.
The son of deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden died sometime within the past two years, confirmed US officials.