Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, August 21, 2018

Date
Aug. 21, 2018
Name of Author
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
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“Oh Caliphate soldiers.... trust in God’s promise and His victory... for with hardship comes relief and a way out.”“Islamic State chief, in rare speech, urges followers to fight on,” Reuters, August 22, 2018, https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi/islamic-state-chief-in-rare-speech-urges-followers-to-fight-on-idUSKCN1L722F.

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