Government offers $5 million reward for information on ISIS leader

The U.S. State Department said Al-Shimali has facilitated travel from Turkey to Syria of prospective Islamic State fighters from Australia, Europe and the Middle East.

U.S. offers $5 mln reward for information on Islamic State leader

The United States said on Wednesday it would pay a $5 million reward for information leading to the location or identification of Islamic State leader Abu-Muhammad al-Shimali.

The U.S. State Department said Al-Shimali has facilitated travel from Turkey to Syria of prospective Islamic State fighters from Australia, Europe and the Middle East.

Islamic State has claimed credit for Friday's attacks in Paris that killed 129 people in shootings and suicide bombings at a concert hall, restaurants and a soccer stadium in Paris.

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