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'Jihadi John' one of hundreds of ISIS fighters from the UK




The masked man seen executing American journalist James Foley in this video is believed to be Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born British citizen in his mid-20s.
The masked man seen executing American journalist James Foley in this video is believed to be Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born British citizen in his mid-20s.
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The masked Islamic State militant pictured in the beheading videos has been identified. 

Known to this point as Jihadi John, he is believed to be a Kuwaiti-born British man in his mid 20s named Mohammed Emwazi.

The BBC's Rob Watson explains what authorities know about his so far, and why he might have been compelled to join ISIS.