Abu Bakr al Baghdadi: The Caliph of Terror

What turned the wannabe lawyer into public enemy number one?

We go in search of the roots of Abu Bakr al Baghdadi and speak to those who knew him, including his ex wife, Saja, the mother of his daughter, as well as his sister-in-law, now serving a long prison sentence for trying to carry out a suicide attack. Exclusive new photos and documents shed fresh light on Al Baghdadi and we also hear from the elite Iraqi brigade, tasked with hunting him down. Filmed in Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan.


  • Year: 2017
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Nova Prod
  • Director: Sofia Amara
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France


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