Group Wafa Media Foundation, associated with the «Islamic state», announced the death in Syria of one of the leaders of militants Denis Kuspert («Abu Talha al-Almani»), also known under the stage name Deso Dogg, reports the organization SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors terrorist activity. Published photos of the victim.
Based on available information, One was killed during the fighting in the area of dir al-Zura.
Note that in October 2015, CNN reported that Denis One was eliminated in an attack by American aircraft in Syria. But other sources of this information was not confirmed.
Denis One (American pronunciation – Caspert) lived in Germany, where he became quite famous as the rapper Deso Dogg. He converted to Islam and took the name Abu Talha al-Almani. Included in the list of collaborators of «al-Qaeda», published by the UN security Council. In 2012, left Berlin and went to fight on the side of jihadists in Syria and Iraq. Joined the ranks of the «Islamic state». His name reappeared in the media in February 2015, when the US state Department has included him in its «black list». Against him was led by his investigation and the Prosecutor’s office of Germany.
Al-Almani was one of the most famous citizens of the West who joined ISIS. Participated in the executions of hostages, one of the jihadists posted a video he stood beside the executioner, and was holding the severed head of one of the executed. German prosecutors consider him a symbol of the Islamists and the key image of their campaign to recruit Western citizens.
According to CNN, in 2014, the Denis One married the translator FBI Daniele Greene, deceived guide and went to Syria. The FBI believe that Daniel Denis informed on the progress of the investigation against him was conducted. According to CNN, soon after the marriage Greene told the FBI officials that «made a mistake». She returned to the United States and was arrested. During the investigation, Daniela collaborated with the authorities. She was sentenced to two years in prison. In the summer of 2016 it was released.
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