Iraqi officials analyzing tape said to show ISIS leader

The video was purportedly filmed on Friday and would be the first public depiction of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the militant group's leader.

By , Associated Press

AP

Iraq security agencies are working to verify the authenticity of a video that purportedly shows the elusive leader of the Sunni extremist group that has declared an Islamic state in a large chunk of territory it controls leading prayers this week in northern Iraq, authorities said.