Abu al-Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi was an Iraqi terrorist and the Islamic State’s third caliph. On 10 March 2022, he was declared caliph in an audio message by IS’s new spokesman, Abu Omar al-Muhajir, more than a month after the death of his predecessor, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi.
Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi had been killed during a battle
A group official said that Hashimi, an Iraqi, was murdered “in the fight with enemies of God,” although he did not specify the time or the circumstances of his passing. The group’s new head, according to the group’s spokesperson in an audio message, is Abu al-Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurashi. The speaker gave no more information about the new commander but said he was a “veteran” terrorist and urged all IS supporters to declare their loyalty.
Following a swift ascent in 2014 that saw it seize large swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria, IS seen its self-declared “caliphate” crumble under a barrage of offensives. Although the terrorist organization was vanquished in Syria and Iraq, respectively, in 2017 and 2018, sleeper cells continue to conduct attacks in both nations.
His kunya is Abu al-Hasan. According to al-Hashimi and al-Qurashi, he claims to be a descendant of Muhammad, belonging to the Banu Hashim clan of the Quraysh tribe, according to Al Ain News, al-true Qurashi’s name is Zaid, an Iraqi native and former emir of the Diwan of Education.
According to a May 2022 UN Security Council report
The most likely candidate for Abu al-true Hassan’s identity is an Iraqi national named Bashar Khattab Ghazal al-Sumaida’i, also known as Haji Zaid, stating: Abu al-identity Hassan is not yet established but has been much discussed among the Member States, with Iraqi national Bashar Khattab Ghazal al-Sumaida’i cited as the most likely Some members believe al-Sumaida’i was apprehended in Turkey near Istanbul in May, while others believe he is still at large. ISIL has yet to respond.
Following his arrest, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoan confirmed this, indicating that al-Sumaida’i had been operating as the top figure in ISIL following the death of previous caliph Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi.
IS, on the other hand, has never identified al-Sumaida’i as their caliph and has disputed that he is currently imprisoned. Other ideas about his identity exist as well.
Al-true Qurashi’s name is Juma Awad al-Badri, and he is the eldest brother of former IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to two anonymous Iraqi security sources. According to research released in 2020 by Iraqi historian Hisham al-Hashimi, al-Badri was the leader of the five-member Shura Council.
Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi’s citizen and ethnicity
Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi Holds an Islamic citizen and he belongs to the white ethnicity.
After the Islamic State and US central command confirmed his death, it was revealed by IS-linked sources that Abu al-Hassan was really Islamic State commander Abdur Rahman al-Iraqi (Sayf Baghdad), who was born in Rawa, Iraq and died in mid-October in Jasim city in Daraa, Syria.