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Foley killer identified, fears capture

Posted: August 28, 2014 2:00 a.m.
Updated: August 28, 2014 2:00 a.m.

British Intelligence has identified the killer of American journalist James Foley. Known as “Jihad John,” the man who appeared on the video with Foley appeared to have a British accent, and after looking at voice prints of possible sympathizers a match was made.

Investigators have been using advanced technology such as voice recognition software to figure out who the man behind the mask is.

The 23-year-old former rapper Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, according to authorities, is the killer of James Foley.

This West Londoner reportedly gave up his music career to join militants in Syria. Videos about him have been posted on YouTube.

Curiously, one of those videos claims jihadist Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary has been killed in a firefight. However, this video doesn’t actually show his death; the video is clearly an attempt to aid Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary to escape capture and possibly flee to another country.

Now that James Foley’s killer has been identified, he fears capture.

Many jihadists cover their faces to keep their identities hidden from the rest of the world.

Sometimes it’s so that they cannot be punished for crimes, and also, I suspect, to shield their families.


Lotus8: Posted: August 28, 2014 4:20 p.m.

I always laugh at the scared little boys covering their faces while slaughtering innocent people. Be men! Take off the masks and take credit for your actions! If you have to hide your face while committing genocide/mass murder in the name of your god and religion, how godly can these actions be?

Hey ISIS, or whatever you are calling yourself now. We are ready when you are you twerps. Bring it. You aren't going to scare us off by posting silly little pictures on social media standing in front of the White House. Next time include your face in the picture so we can find you and have a "conversation".

tech: Posted: August 28, 2014 8:46 p.m.

How courageous is preying on unarmed men, women and children? Anyone think "Jihad John" won't sing like a castrato if captured?

dnstern2: Posted: August 29, 2014 10:38 a.m.

ISIS, ISIL, the Islamic State along with supported by Iran. They tested a new machine that enriches uranium the other day. They will build weapons of mass destruction. These terrorists need to be eliminated now! We are standing on the brink!

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