The hunt for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Isis support, January 2015

Isis control, January 2015

Isis control, December 2017

Turkey

Iran

Mosul

Baaj

Raqqa

1

3

Syria

2

Damascus

Baghdad

Iraq

Jordan

200 km

200 miles

1 Baghdadi was seriously wounded in an airstrike near Shirkat in early 2015

2 Baghdadi sighted near Abu Kamal after the end of Ramadan in 2017

3 The US believes Baghdadi is located somewhere in this area

Isis support, January 2015

Isis control, January 2015

Isis control, December 2017

Turkey

Iran

Mosul

Baaj

Erbil

Raqqa

Aleppo

Baghdadi was seriously wounded in an airstrike near Shirkat in early 2015

Syria

Deir ez-Zor

Baghdadi sighted near Abu Kamal after the end of Ramadan in 2017

Lebanon

The US believes Baghdadi is located somewhere in this area

Iraq

Baghdad

Damascus

Jordan

100 km

100 miles