French President Emmanuel Macron announced the neutralization by the French armed forces of the leader of the Islamic State group in the Greater Sahara, which is a structure of the Islamic State. He wrote about it on Thursday, September 16, on his Twitter page.
“Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui, the leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara terrorist group, was neutralized by French troops. This is another major success in our fight against terrorist groups in the Sahel, ” Macron wrote.
Earlier, The Washington Post (WP) wrote that the murder of two women-Syrian civil servants — in the village of Dashisha was the message of the terrorist group “Islamic State” for the “Syrian Democratic Forces” (SDF), supported by the United States. 20-year-old Hind Latif al-Khadir and her friend Saada Faisal al-Hermas were shot in January 2021. According to the newspaper, one of the IS militants, 18-year-old Ibrahim, a few days before the murder boasted in a voice message to his cousin that he felt untouchable.