Fighters from the Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS and Daesh) parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on the main road in Mosul, Iraq, in June 2014. In a statement on Thursday, coalition spokesman Army Col. Ryan Dillon said that Iraqi soldiers and US-backed Syrian forces have captured five senior Islamic State group leaders. Photo: AP

Donald Trump says ‘five most wanted’ IS leaders have been captured as America confirms victory by Iraqi and US-backed forces

The capture of the men was hailed as ‘a significant blow’ to the Islamic State, which no longer controls significant areas of Iraq, although whether they were truly the ‘five most wanted’

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Fighters from the Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS and Daesh) parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on the main road in Mosul, Iraq, in June 2014. In a statement on Thursday, coalition spokesman Army Col. Ryan Dillon said that Iraqi soldiers and US-backed Syrian forces have captured five senior Islamic State group leaders. Photo: AP
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