The Iraqi military said Wednesday that ISIS’ No. 2 leader has been killed in a coalition airstrike — a claim that the Pentagon said it does not corroborate.
The airstrike struck a mosque in northern Iraq’s Tal Afar city, killing ISIS deputy Abu Alaa al-Afri and a senior ISIS security figure named Akram Qirbash, also known as the “Judge of Judges,” the Iraqi Defense Ministry said.
The Defense Ministry did not say when the men were killed. A senior Iraqi security official who did not want to be named discussing sensitive intelligence told CNN the strike happened Tuesday.
Hot on the heels of Becoming Steve Jobs, the exhaustive book by Brent Schlender, which brought news that Apple CEO Tim Cook offered Jobs a piece of his liver, comes Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine, a documentary that premiered Saturday at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin.
Surprisingly, there hasn’t been a real documentary about Apple’s complicated co-founder before now. Given the disaster that was the 2013 Ashton Kutcher biopic Jobs, there hasn’t even been a real meaty movie on the man yet (if you don’t count the cult favorite 1997 TV movie Pirates of Silicon Valley). The long-delayed Jobs film written by Aaron Sorkin and starring Michael Fassbender should hit theaters in October.
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