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ISIL Declares the Establishment of the Caliphate and Changes its Name to the "Islamic State"
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The official spokesperson for the terrorist group "the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) Abu Muhammad al-Adnani al-Shami has stated in a recent audio message that his group is now declaring the establishment of the Islamic Caliphate, with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (aka Ibrahim Awwad) as the Caliph of Muslims around the world. He also mentioned that the name of the group no longer contains the phrase "in Iraq and al-Sham (the Levant)" but is now simply referred to as "the Islamic State".

Added: Jun-29-2014 Occurred On: Jun-29-2014
By: Eretz_Zen2
Regional News, Syria, Iraq
Tags: isis, isil, islamic, state, iraq, levant, sham, al, qaeda, jabhat, nusra, front, fsa, free, syrian, army, saa, arab, bashar, assad, maliki, baghdad, mosul
Location: Syria (load item map)
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