Qassim Yahya Mhadi al-Raimi, known also as Qassin al-Taizi, was born in Taiz – a mountainous town in Southern Yemen in 1979.
Ibrahim Awad al-Badri al-Samarrai – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi – is believed to have been born near Samarra, Iraq, in 1971. As a teenager he was a talented football player playing for the team from the local Mosque.
Jamal Udeen Al Harith was born as Ronald Fiddler in 11/20/1966 in Manchester, UK to devout churchgoing Jamaican parents, and is a British citizen.
Ansar Bait al-MaqdIs is one of several groups that emerged in Sinai Peninsula especially after the first Egyptian revolution in early 2011 tacking advantage on the general chaos in Egypt