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ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Appears in Video for First Time in Five Years

HeadlineApr 30, 2019

The head of ISIS has appeared in a new video for the first time in five years. It was the first propaganda video showing Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi since he was filmed in 2014 proclaiming the creation of an Islamic State at the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraq. In 2017, Russian media claimed al-Baghdadi was killed in an airstrike in Syria.

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