DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. November 3, 2016, 5:01 AM (IDT)
The leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Thursday ordered suicide bombers to attack western cities as Iraqi forces close in on Mosul. In his first statement since the major offensive began, al-Baghdadi implored jihadis to attack the 'enemies of God'. He urged suicide bombers all over the world to 'destroy the cities of the unbelievers'.
'Turn the nights of the unbelievers into days, wreck havoc in their lands and make their blood flow as rivers,' he said in the chilling audio release, the first since the major Mosul offensive began two weeks ago.
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