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Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi addresses Muslims in Mosul
The London Telegraph ^ | July 5, 2014 | Hannah Strange

Posted on 07/05/2014 5:22:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Notoriously secretive head of the organisation formerly known as Isis comes out of hiding to lead Friday prayers as "Caliph Ibrahim"

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, emerged from the shadows to lead Friday prayers at Mosul’s Great Mosque, calling on the world’s Muslims to “obey” him as the head of the caliphate declared by the Sunni jihadist group.

The notoriously secretive jihadi, who has never before been seen in public, chose the first Friday prayer service of Ramadan to make an audacious display of power in the city that the Sunni Islamists have now controlled for three weeks.

Speaking from the balcony in his new incarnation as self-anointed “Caliph Ibrahim”, al-Baghdadi announced himself as “the leader who presides over you”, urging Muslims to join him and "make jihad" for the sake of Allah.

Under his direction, the Islamic world would be returned to “dignity, might, rights and leadership”, he said.

“I am the wali (leader) who presides over you, though I am not the best of you, so if you see that I am right, assist me,” he said, dressed in a black turban and robe reminiscent of the last caliphs to rule from Baghdad....

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: albaghdadi; albaghdadispeech; baghdadi; caliphate; isil; isis; khilafa; mosul
Will Mr. Obama be the first to declare his fealty?
1 posted on 07/05/2014 5:22:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What, we can’t find a cruise missile with his name on it?


2 posted on 07/05/2014 5:28:14 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Why would the Obama administration kill a Sunni who is winning?


3 posted on 07/05/2014 5:31:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And how many of our brave troops were killed to free that town?


4 posted on 07/05/2014 5:31:50 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dang, a good drone opportunity squandered.


5 posted on 07/05/2014 5:32:31 PM PDT by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: SkyDancer

Do you think Barry cares?


6 posted on 07/05/2014 5:32:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Barry: "I pledge allegiance to the new Caliph! Hooray" *sniff sniff* (I've waited so long for this day!)

Moochelle: For the first time I am actually proud!

7 posted on 07/05/2014 5:39:36 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Where’s Martin Luther Obama?

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-07-04/give-me-liberty


8 posted on 07/05/2014 5:49:06 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Will Mr. Obama be the first to declare his fealty?

Well done.

9 posted on 07/05/2014 5:52:20 PM PDT by faszakutya
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

https://www.flickr.com/photos/expd/12046140194/


10 posted on 07/05/2014 5:52:35 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: faszakutya

I wish I was only kidding.


11 posted on 07/05/2014 5:54:04 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama will make America the next ISIS conquest. Look at the ring! What non-Muslim has a Muslim ring? That is, in effect, a ring of allegiance to Islam


12 posted on 07/05/2014 6:00:54 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is he still alive ? I read it was possible he was critically injured on Saturday. I know today is Saturday HERE, but last night it was Saturday there.


14 posted on 07/05/2014 6:32:05 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Twitter’s kind of entertaining on this subject. The guy goes from injured, to uninjured, to a fraud at about five minute intervals. The Iraqi government takes the latter position.


15 posted on 07/05/2014 7:42:18 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (Hoaxey Dopey Changey)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

16 posted on 07/05/2014 8:23:43 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yes obey the idiot, Muslims. I’ll obey him by telling him off just like I obey Obama. I’ll be cooking some pork to celebrate the fact you stupid Muslims can’t eat pork. Oh well more me us!!!!!


17 posted on 07/05/2014 8:40:19 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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More me us meant more meat for us..

have your camel meat, I'll have pork...

18 posted on 07/05/2014 9:03:45 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Why is this man still breathing?

Why is this Mosque still standing?

Why is Obama still pondering?

Why did the American people elect Pres. Obama?

19 posted on 07/05/2014 10:01:57 PM PDT by Netz
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To: Netz

You do realize that the Caliph and Mr. Obama belong to the same sect within Islam, do you not?


20 posted on 07/05/2014 10:03:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Moslem Brotherhood?
Shiite?
Sunni?
Alawite?

Which sect?

Isn’t leaving Islam (to become a Christian) a penalty punishable by death?


21 posted on 07/06/2014 12:25:55 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Netz

His so-called “Christian” church in Chicago was helmed by a Muslim. You didn’t hear about that? Plus, he is allowed to do ANYTHING if it involves fooling the infidels. There’s a word for it but it’s not on the tip of my tongue.


22 posted on 07/06/2014 12:41:11 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Taqiya?
23 posted on 07/06/2014 1:20:59 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Netz

Yeah, that’s it.


24 posted on 07/06/2014 1:25:37 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: SkyDancer
"Nope - and if he could he'd have the survivors arrested on cruelty charges - and the media actually published this picture of an Iraqi woman saying the American soldiers shot these at her house - yes, I know."


That would be difficult considering that the Life Magazine watermarked photo you posted is dated November 5, 2009. Despite that photo first being copied onto your photobucket account, also is a copyrighted photo owned and licensed by a site which allows none of their photos to be posted here:

"Miami, US: A man holds a handful of .223-calibre cartridges as he loads boxes for shipping. Ammunition suppliers are reporting a surge in demand, with shortages in some parts of the country Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images"

25 posted on 07/06/2014 1:37:11 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This concept is used when Arab-Muslims (or non-Arab) sign Peace Treaties which they will honor as long as they are weak. Once they are strong enough, they attack and ruthlessly (as we are seeing all over the Muslim world) attack.

All Arab leaders do this, even the so-called “Moderates” like Abbas of the Palestinian Authority. The Arabs have another word/concept called a “Hudna” which is a ceasefire or halt to aggression as long as they are weak, once strong, they kill...

We've seen this time and time again, nothing new here.

26 posted on 07/06/2014 1:57:16 AM PDT by Netz
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He was released by Obama/ Bush in 2009 from a prison camp. Nice going. I looked quickly and couldn’t tell who negotiated and released him. I don’t trust Bush, the Patriot Act Pusher, any more than Obama, except for the economy. Under the Bush years, things were ok, till the Sept 08 Bank Run.


27 posted on 07/06/2014 4:21:49 AM PDT by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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Okay - will remove it but it was sent to me under that heading and no way to vet it before hand. I had seen a picture like that in the news where this woman held a handful of ammunition just like that and said this is what American soldiers fired at her house. There was no way I could tell it was had a copy write.


28 posted on 07/06/2014 6:28:34 AM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: Netz

“Why is this man still breathing?”

He might not be still breathing. He may have got whacked shortly after his sermon of hate.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3176260/posts

Iraqi Isis Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ‘Severely Injured and Flees to Syria’
International Business Times ^ | 07/05/2014 | Vasudevan Sridharan

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Sunni militant outfit Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis), is said to have been severely injured in the raging battle forcing him to flee to neighbouring Syria.

According to a report in the Iraqi news network Al Sumaria, the insurgent leader was injured during a raid led by Iraq’s Shiite-led security forces in the west of Anbar.

“The Iraqi security forces carried out an operation in the city of Qaim on the border with Syria based on accurate intelligence and with the help of the Air Force where the leader of ISIL, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was seriously injured,” said Haidar al-Shara, a representative of the international parliament in Iraq.

However, the report has so far not been independently verified. If confirmed, it will be a severe blow to the militant group which has been marching on several Iraqi cities.

The Iraqi official said: “After being hit, al-Baghdadi, with a range of elements of his organisation fled into Syrian territory because of its proximity to Qaim,” adding: “al-Baghdadi might be killed as a result of the severity of his injuries.”


29 posted on 07/06/2014 7:33:59 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Obama's Illegal immigrants = Instant new democrat voters!)
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