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Abu Bakr Baghdadi

An image from a video on a militant website purportedly shows Abu Bakr Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State insurgents, speaking at a mosque in Mosul, Iraq, telling Sunni Muslims to join what he called a battle to restore Islam's lost glory.
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