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'Warrior Hero,' IS Foe, Achieves Cult Status in Iraq

Abu Azrael—the "Father of the Angel of Death"—an Iraqi Shia commander, brags that he once beat a man to death with a plastic flip flop.  His biceps are as big as cannonballs, and he rides into battle on a bicycle (he really does). Commander Abu Azrael wears a Kevlar vest, with hatchet in hand, a sword, grenades and an automatic assault rifle. He claims to have killed 1,500 Islamic State (IS) fighters in a single year, and it's rumored that IS is so terrified of...

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