His adopted name, Abu Azrael, literally translates to The Father of the Archangel of Death, and that sums him up. Recently identified by his real name, Ayyub Faleh al-Rubaie, he is known to be one of the most famous fighters in the war against the Islamic State. Most of what we know of this new age 'Rambo' (his nickname) are legends and hearsay. Mysteries shroud his acts of war and vengeance against the Islamic State, usually in as brutal a manner as theirs. From cleaving ISIS militants to pieces to single-handedly taking down whole platoons, Abu Azrael's stories of valour strike fear into the heart of ISIS. Here are a few plausible rumours and mysteries you should know about the legend of Abu Azrael:
Most of them are rumoured to be by his sword and axe rather than the assault rifle.