Top Islamic State Propaganda Official Killed in Airstrike, US Says – Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State killed a man the Pentagon described as the extremist group’s minister of information whom jihadists say was one of its founding members.

Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said in a statement Friday that a precision airstrike on Sept. 7 near Islamic State’s Syrian stronghold of Raqqa killed Wa’il Adil Hasan Salman al-Fayad, who operated as the group’s minister of information…

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