Also arrested were Saddam al-Jammel, a Syrian who had governed the Islamic State territory around Deir al-Zour, and Abu Abdel al-Haq, an Iraqi who had been the head of internal security for ISIS, according to the Times.
According to the Independent, the men were captured after they tricked by Iraqi intelligence services into crossing the Syrian border.
Hashimi described Eithawi and Jamal as the two most senior ISIS figures ever to be captured alive.
It should be noted President Trump's CIA director nominee, Gina Haspel, is now the acting director at the agency.
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In a tweet this afternoon, the U.S. leader said: "Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured!".
Following Ithawi's capture, Iraqi and American intelligence agents were able to uncover bank accounts used by the group and secret communication codes he used, Hashimi said. An official said of al-Baghdadi: "His movements are discreet and he never travels in a convoy".
Adrian J.T. Rankine-Galloway, mentioned the US credited Iraqi safety forces with the militants' seize "on the Iraq-Syria border".
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We will remind that on may 6, military-air forces of Iraq attacked a position of the command of the ISIS terrorists in Syria.
But the militants still pose a threat along the border with Syria and have continued to carry out ambushes, killings and bombings across Iraq.
Around 1 million soldiers, police and other security personnel voted across Iraq Thursday in the first national elections since the country declared victory over Daesh (ISIS).
ISIS last month restated their loyalty to Baghdadi, in what is believed to be their first public pledge of allegiance to him since his self-proclaimed caliphate in Syria and Iraq collapsed past year.
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