Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi oversaw Isis’ rise from an offshoot of the terrorist group al-Qaeda to a pseudo-state with 8 million people in northern Iraq and Syria that became rich from the wealth of extortion, taxes and oil revenue. Photo: AP
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Baghdadi’s death is not the end of terrorism

  • The leader of the Islamic State militant group has been killed but his followers, other jihadis and their struggle will continue to be a challenge

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi oversaw Isis’ rise from an offshoot of the terrorist group al-Qaeda to a pseudo-state with 8 million people in northern Iraq and Syria that became rich from the wealth of extortion, taxes and oil revenue. Photo: AP
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