Is One Of These British Extremists Jihadi John … Who beheaded U.S. journalist James Foley?


Three British men waging jihad in the Middle East alongside the Islamic State (IS) have emerged as potential identities for the masked extremist who killed James Foley in a brutal propaganda video (right). Rapper Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, 23, (pictured centre and top left with a severed head), is among those who have been suggested a potential identities for the killer known only as ‘John’. Abu Abdullah al-Britani, who is believed to be behind social media accounts attempting to recruit teenagers, and computer hacker Abu Hussain al-Britani (bottom left), 20, have also been mentioned. Security sources say that, thanks to information posted online, they are getting closer to a definitive identity.