Abu Fatima al-Jaheishi

Abu Fatima al-Jaheishi
Birth name Ni'ma Abd Nayef al-Jabouri
Born Iraq
Allegiance Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (unknown-present)
Rank Deputy leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Iraq
Battles/wars Iraqi insurgency

Ni'ma Abd Nayef al-Jabouri, known by his nom de guerre Abu Fatima al-Jaheishi or Abu Fatima al-Jiburi, was initially in charge of the ISIS operations in southern Iraq before he moved to the northern city of Kirkuk.[1] He is now the Governor of the South and Central Euphrates region in the Islamic State and a senior member in the IS hierarchy.[2][3]

The available information indicates that as of 2016, Abu Fatima is alive and part of the inner circle of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, serving as his deputy in the position of the overall leader for Iraq. He succeeded Abu Muslim al-Turkmani.[4]


  1. "Exclusive: Top ISIS leaders revealed". 13 February 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  2. "Islamic State Senior Leadership: Who's Who" (PDF). 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-02-05. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  3. "Revealed: the Islamic State 'cabinet', from finance minister to suicide bomb deployer". July 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  4. Al-Tamimi, Aymenn (24 January 2016). "An Account of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi & Islamic State Succession Lines". pundicity.
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