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Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri
Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri (Arabic: عزة إبراهيم الدوريcode: ar is deprecated ‘Izzat Ibrāhīm ad-Dūrī; 1 July 1942 – 26 October 2020) was an Iraqi general and a commander of the Army of the Men of the Naqshbandi Order. He was an Iraqi military commander and was vice chairman of the Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council until the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. He was second in command of Iraq after Saddam's sons.
Douri was born in Ad-Dawr, Saladin Province. He was a Sufi Muslim.
Douri was apparently killed in a car bombing on 17 April 2015 in Tikrit, aged 72 but DNA tests failed to confirm his death. A year later, he appeared in a video sent to the press.
Douri died on 26 October 2020 in Iraq from leukemia, aged 78.
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