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"On 29 June 2014, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant announced the establishment of a new caliphate. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was appointed its caliph, and the group formally changed its name to the "Islamic State"." --Sholem Stein

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  1. The political leader of the Muslim world, successor of Muhammad's political authority, not religious or spiritual

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