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Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi - world's most dreaded terrorist

India TV News Desk 12 Nov 2014, 10:12:18 AM IST
India TV News Desk

Osama Bin Laden was once the world's most feared terrorist. But now it's his follower Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi who is claiming this title.

Baghdadi is a man of few words and many names. The UN listed him as a designated terrorist in 2011. As per its record his real name is Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim Ali al-Badri al-Samarrai. Claiming descent from the Islamic prophet Muhammad, he is called Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Al-Husseini Al-Qurashi.

He is known as Amir al-Mu'minin, Caliph Ibrahim is emir, proclaimed as caliph, of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) by his supporters. Baghdadi was formerly known as Abu Du‘a.