Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Instant Opinion: ‘We are all tactical voters, aren’t we?’
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Instant Opinion: ‘We are all tactical voters, aren’t we?’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 5 November
5 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: SNP may ‘usher in era of Tory government’
Delegates clap during the Scottish National Party (SNP) annual conference in Glasgow last year
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Instant Opinion: SNP may ‘usher in era of Tory government’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 29 October
29 Oct 2019
‘Final assault’ on Islamic State begins
SDF fighters arrive in the village of Baghouz Al-Fawqani, Syria
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‘Final assault’ on Islamic State begins

Push to oust remnants of caliphate from Syria now underway
11 Feb 2019
Isis’s Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi alive and ‘hiding in Syria’
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Isis’s Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi alive and ‘hiding in Syria’

Jihadi leader reportedly wounded in air strike and suffering poor mental health
13 Feb 2018
Islamic State releases new recording of ‘dead’ leader
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Islamic State releases new recording of ‘dead’ leader

Russia and Iran claim they killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi three months ago
29 Sep 2017
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: ISIS leader 'seriously wounded'
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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: ISIS leader 'seriously wounded'

Head of the terror group 'no longer in control of day-to-day operations' after being injured in air strike
21 Apr 2015
Capture of IS chief’s ex-wife a coup for fragile Lebanon
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Capture of IS chief’s ex-wife a coup for fragile Lebanon

But while West is keen to help Lebanese take on IS, donor fatigue means Syrian refugees will go hungry
5 Dec 2014

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ROBERT FOX: Islamic State grows as we hesitate
Robert Fox
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ROBERT FOX: Islamic State grows as we hesitate

Can 'coalition of the willing' come together to deal with Islamic State? Not if Cameron can help it
28 Aug 2014
Al-Baghdadi grabs global jihad brand once owned by Bin Laden
Iraqi army troops chant slogans against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis)
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Al-Baghdadi grabs global jihad brand once owned by Bin Laden

By using social media, self-proclaimed Caliph Ibrahim insures the flow of recruits from Britain and Europe
30 Jun 2014
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