• Lebanon arrests wife of IS chief


    BEIRUT: Lebanon has arrested a wife and son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed caliph of the jihadist Islamic State (IS) group that has seized large chunks of Iraq and Syria, a military source said. The two were detained by military intelligence 10 days ago near the town of Arsal, close to the border with Syria, the source told Agence France-Presse, saying only that the woman was Syrian and that the boy was eight or nine years old.



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