Posthumous message by French jihadist in Iraq criticises IS chiefs


Rachid Kassim, who US and French authorities have said was killed in an air strike on Islamic State group positions near the beseiged city of Mosul last week, and who was suspected of coordinating terorist attacks in France, left an audi recording critical of the group's leadership for not taking part in front-line actions.

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One of France’s most wanted jihadis is thought to have been killed in a US air strike near the Islamic State-controlled city of Mosul in Iraq, both the Pentagon and social media channels used by the Islamic State (IS) group have confirmed, reports The Independent.