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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi raid video released by Pentagon

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ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi "died a coward," Trump says

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Donald Trump: 'Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead'

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Aftermath of raid on Isil leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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How was Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed?

Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi is the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant terrorist organisation. ISIL has been designated a terrorist organisation by the United Nations, European Union and many individual states, while al-Baghdadi is considered a Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the United States. In June 2014, he was chosen by the majlis al-shura, representing the ahl al-hall wal-aqd of the Islamic State as their caliph.
  • Personal 

  • Names 

  • Background 

  • Islamic cleric 

  • Leader of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) 

  • Listed as a global terrorist 

  • Reports of death, bodily harm, and arrest