On March 23, 2019, IRINN TV (Iran) aired a satirical show called "The Gangsters Network," in which the costumed "host" said that some say ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi is undergoing a training course in Guantanamo, or that he is injured and recovering. The show then cuts to an operating room with "Doctors" Donald Trump, Theresa May, and Benjamin Netanyahu performing a "tough operation" on Al-Baghdadi in order to save his life. "Doctor" Trump said that all their plans will be undermined if Al-Baghdadi dies, and the three "doctors" congratulate one another after saving his life.
Following are excerpts:
Song: Now is the time, come and see. It is about to begin – the Gangsters Network. Come and have a look. Take a pick out of the political world.
Host: Everybody is asking today: Where is Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi? Some people say that he is undergoing another concentrated [training] course in Guantanamo. Others say that he has been injured and is now recovering. Who knows where he is?
Dr. Trump: Okay, guys. Today, we have a very tough operation. Pay attention. You're ready, right?
Dr. May: I'm ready. I'm just a bit scared.
Dr. Trump: Don't be afraid. I'm here. Pass me that saw, please.
Dr. Netanyahu: Here's the saw. Just be careful not to cut off a different one of his parts!
Dr. Trump: No way! I'm being careful. Just a minute… Okay, take this. Pass me those forceps.
Dr. May: Doc… Donald, dear…
Dr. Trump: Yes, dear?
Dr. May: Is there any hope?
Dr. Trump: We are doing everything we can. We need to see how the patient holds on. Benjamin, dear, please inject him.
Dr. Netanyahu: Injection? What injection? I don't know how to inject.
Dr. Trump: What do I know… Inject him with one of those vitamins to make him a bit stronger.
Dr. Netanyahu: Vitamin? What is a vitamin?
Dr. Netanyahu: You don't know what a vitamin is, either… Wipe my sweat.
Dr. May: Why are we the ones operating on him?
Dr. Trump: I exerted a lot of effort, but no hospital would take him. So there was no other way. Pass me that drill.
Dr. Netanyahu: Drill? What do you need a drill for?
Dr. Trump: Give it to me… It's none of your business.
Dr. Netanyahu: Be careful…
Dr. Trump: This is a little too much. Take the drill.
Dr. Netanyahu: What is that beeping?
Dr. May: Oh dear, his pulse is down!
Dr. Netanyahu: His blood pressure is also down to 50. He is about to die!
Dr. Trump: What are you saying? We need to keep him alive, no matter what! If he dies, all our plans will be undermined. Let me give him a shock.
Dr. May: Great. Well done! He's back.
Dr. Trump: I am Donald the Doctor. Benjamin, wake him up.
Dr. Netanyahu: How do I wake him up? Okay, Abu Bakr, son, wake up. Everything is fine.
Dr. Trump: Abu Bakr… Abu Bakr…
Dr. Netanyahu: By your mother, wake up. We succeeded. Wake up. Don't be so spoiled. Wake up. Here… He is waking up.
Dr. Trump: Good. This was a successful operation.
Dr. May: Well done, doc!
Dr. Trump: You, too. You made all the efforts.