'Caliph' sermon at mosque show of confidence: experts (8)

Gulf News 2014.07.06 16:30
The appearance was surprising for a militant who cultivated an image of a reclusive battlefield commander AFP Baghdad: The first appearance of self-proclaimed "caliph" Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi in a video shot in an Iraqi mosque illustrates the extent of his jihadist group's control and confidence, experts say. Al Baghdadi, whose Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) group holds territory in both Iraq and Syria, called for Muslims to "obey" him during
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