Late Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is seen in an undated picture released on Wednesday. Isis has confirmed Baghdadi’s death. Photo: US Department of Defence via Reuters

Islamic State names Baghdadi successor, slamming ‘crazy old man’ Donald Trump and threatening revenge on US

  • Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi picked as replacement, according to audio statement released by jihadist group
  • Spokesman says Isis council met immediately after confirming leader’s death
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Late Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is seen in an undated picture released on Wednesday. Isis has confirmed Baghdadi’s death. Photo: US Department of Defence via Reuters
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