John Jihadi

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Mohammed Emwazi, or ‘Jihadi John’: according to a school yearbook, he was a fan of Manchester United and the band S Club 7, and his ambition was to become a football player. Photograph: Site Intel Group/Reuters

He was neither a military commander nor a political leader in the so-called Islamic State (IS), but Mohammed Emwazi, or “Jihadi John”, was the most fa(...)

 A file composite image showing two still frames from a video released by the Islamic State (IS) showing IS militant known as ‘Jihadi John’ and identified as British national  Mohammed Emwazi, who was born in Kuwait and is from London, Britain. Photograph: EPA

British prime minister David Cameron said on Friday that if US forces had succeeded in killing the militant known as “Jihadi John” in Syria, it would (...)

Free Syrian Army fighters run for cover amid the rubble of collapsed buildings from shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s president Bashar Al-Assad on Zabdin village, a suburb of Damascus on Sunday. The son of a British local politician has been deported from Turkey two weeks after he was detained with eight other Britons trying to cross illegally into Syria, the state-run Anatolian news agency reported on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters

The son of a British local politician has been deported from Turkey two weeks after he was detained with eight other Britons trying to cross illegall(...)

The three London schoolgirls who used Twitter to contact other women involved with Islamic State before travelling to Turkey. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

Britain will introduce new laws on Tuesday to try to stop airlines carrying passengers who may be travelling to join Islamic State militants in Syria (...)

Tony Blair with  former Quintin Kynaston school head teacher Jo Shuter during a visit by the then British prime minister to the London school in 2006. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

The British graduate unmasked as “Jihadi John” was bullied at school, his former head teacher has revealed.Jo Shuter, the former headteacher of Quinti(...)

Reporters  outside flats in west London believed to be where Mohammed Emwazi used to live. Photograph: PA

The British man named as the extremist glorying in the beheading of journalists and aid workers had been known to intelligence agencies for five years(...)

 A composite image showing two still frames from video released by the Islamic State (IS) showing an unidentified IS militant who was pictured threatening US freelance journalist Steven Sotloff and British journalist David Cawthorne Haines before they were killed at an unknown desert location. Media reports suggest the masked militant known as ‘Jihadi John’ may have been identified as  Mohammed Emwazi, born in Kuwait and who lived for much of his life in London. Photograph: EPA

The family of Steven Sotloff, a journalist murdered by the Islamic State group last year, said they want to see his killer “Jihadi John”, identified (...)

A  University of Westminster campus building in central London.   Isis militant ‘Jihadi John’ has been named in the media as Mohammed Emwazi, a  computer programming graduate from the university. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

For several years the university where the man reported to be “Jihadi John” is said to have studied has been dogged by accusations that it has been in(...)

Islamic State executioner “Jihadi John” has been identified as a London-based computer programming graduate in a number of reports.The IS militant has(...)

Champigny-sur-Marne, east of Paris, home of the mother of Michael Dos Santos, believed to be the second French jihadi involved in the killing of US hostage Peter Kassig and 18 Syrian pilots. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

French intelligence sources yesterday confirmed that a second French citizen, Michael Dos Santos, participated in the decapitation of a US hostage an(...)

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