Ali Abu Mukhammad

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Ali Abu Mukhammad (Russian: Али Абу-Мухаммад), also known as Ali Abu Muhammad al-Dagestani, born Aliaskhab Alibulatovich Kebekov (Russian: Алиасхаб Алибулатович Кебеков),[1] was a Dagestani militant Islamist in Russia and the leader of the Caucasus Emirate following the death of inaugural leader Dokka Umarov.[2] The United States Department of State added Kebekov to its list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists on March 25, 2015.[3]

On 19 April 2015, Ali Abu Mukhammad was killed by Russian security forces during special operations near Buynaksk.[4]

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  1. "Али Абу-Мухаммад (Кебеков Алиасхаб Алибулатович)". Caucasus Knot. 18 March 2014. Retrieved 19 March 2014.
  2. Archived 2014-09-03 at the Wayback Machine Salafist-Takfiri Jihadism: The Ideology of the Caucasus Emirate
  4. "Russian troops kill leader of Islamic Caucasus Emirate". Long War Journal. 19 April 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2015.