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Former leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: Former leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi al-Qurashi was the Iraqi-born leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The group has been designated as a terrorist organisation by the United Nations, as well as by the European Union and many individual states, while Baghdadi was considered a Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the United States until his death in October 2019. In June 2014, he was chosen caliph of ISIL by the Shura Council, who were representing those members of the Islamic State qualified to elect a caliph.

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Islamic State vows revenge against U.S. for Baghdadi killing

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The Islamic State militant group confirmed on Thursday its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed, the group's news agency Amaq said in an audio tape following a U.S. weekend raid.
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Trump says likely Baghdadi successor killed by U.S. troops

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. military had killed the person who likely would have succeeded Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the leader of Islamic State.
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