Iraqi forces arrest ISIS oil chief near Syrian border
The Iraqi security forces arrested one of the highest ranking members of the Islamic State (ISIS) this week after he attempted to escape across the border to Syria.
According to a military report, the Islamic State officer was identified as ‘Abdel-Ghani Zargham ‘Abdel-Sama, the terrorist group’s oil chief.
The reported added that ‘Abdel-Sama was traveling through the town of Masada in the northwestern countryside of Nineveh, when the Iraqi security forces ambushed his convoy.
‘Abdel-Sama surrendered immediately after he was surrounded by the Iraqi security forces.