Islamic State confirms death of its leader Abu Ibrahim Al-hashemi Al-Quraishi, names Abu Al-Hassan Al-hashemi Al-Quraishi as successor

Islamic State confirmed on Thursday the death of its leader Abu Ibrahim Al-hashemi Al-Quraishi and its spokesperson Abu Hamza Al-Quraishi, and announced Abu Al-Hassan Al-hashemi Al-Quraishi as its new chief. Quraishi, a religious scholar and soldier in former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s army who led IS from the shadows for a little over two years,… Read More Islamic State confirms death of its leader Abu Ibrahim Al-hashemi Al-Quraishi, names Abu Al-Hassan Al-hashemi Al-Quraishi as successor

Britain imposes sanctions on Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich, Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin and five other Russian oligarchs

Britain imposed sanctions on Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich and Igor Sechin, the chief executive of Russian oil giant Rosneft, hitting them with asset freezes and travel bans because of their links to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two billionaires plus Oleg Deripaska and four other Russian oligarchs are the most high-profile businessmen to… Read More Britain imposes sanctions on Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich, Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin and five other Russian oligarchs