Middle East

Abu Azrael: Iraq’s celebrity anti-ISIS fighter and avenger

Ayyub Faleh al-Rubaie (C), known as Abu Azrael -- Father of the Angel of Death -- poses with Shiite fighters at the Speicher military base, near the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit, on March 14, 2015. AFP PHOTO / W.G. DUNLOP

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 18, 2015, on page 8.




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