U.S Doubles Bounty Reward for Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The U.S State Department’s Reward for Justice Program has doubled bounty reward on Islamic State leader.

The department will grant $25 million (23.9 million euros) for information valuable to find, capture or convict the leader of the "Islamic State" (IS) jihadi gathering.

Under the leadership of al-Baghdadi, IS has been in charge of passing of large number of civilians to Middle East including brutal killing of hostages.

The department said it has increased the bounty reward more than double from the previous $10 million to $25 million.

Details of the new bounty were immediately tweeted by Brett McGurk, Special US Presidential Envoy for Global Coalition to Counter IS.

 Points of interest of the new abundance were quickly tweeted by Brett McGurk, Special US Presidential Envoy for Global Coalition to Counter IS.

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- Shmuel Yosef Agnon is a Senior Writer and Editor at the Strategic Intelligence Service. Specialize in writing intelligence reports, geopolitics, military intelligence and crime reports analysis. Agnon holds a Bachelor of Arts in mass media and journalism and a master's degree in international media relations from Winchester, University, England.

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