LAGOS, Nigeria – The Islamic State group's newspaper identifies a new leader of the group's West Africa Province, popularly known as Nigeria's Boko Haram extremists, who promises not to attack mosques or markets used by Muslims.
The Arabic-language newspaper al-Nabaa on Wednesday identified Abu Musab al-Barnawi as the new "Wali," a title previously used to describe long-time leader Abubakar Shekau.
00:02 Omar Abdel Rahman, imprisoned ‘blind sheikh’ linked to terrorist efforts, dies at 7821
11:53 Report: Israeli leader turned down regional peace initiative15
20:58 Blind cleric convicted for plotting terror in US in 1990s dies in prison13
11:59 Pakistan kills 39 suspected militants after deadly shrine bombing14