Mohammed Emwazi (Jihadi John):
Emwazi fronted a quantity of IS propaganda videos exactly where Western hostages had been shown executed.
Initially from Kuwait, he was educated in north London, and graduated from the University of Westminster in 2009 in pc programming.
In the UK he came below surveillance from intelligence solutions soon after travelling to Tanzania and Kuwait.
He was linked with a quantity of higher-profile suspected jihadists that MI5 had been tracking.
His family members reported him missing in 2013.
In 2014 he appeared in quantity of videos exactly where Western hostages like US journalist James Foley and UK help workers David Haines and Alan Henning appeared to be beheaded.
The final recognized video look from him was January 2015.
He was killed in a US drone strike on November 12, 2015.
He attended the very same al-Manaar mosque in west London as Emwazi.
Kotey was identified as 1 of the gang by the US state division, which mentioned he was probably to have been a recruiter of UK nationals to the group.
He was captured by members of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
He was arrested close to Istanbul in 2015, and convicted in Turkey in 2017 of becoming a senior member of a terrorist organisation.
In London he had lived in Hammersmith and had a quantity of drug conviction.
In 2006 he was jailed for possessing a firearm.
Just after converting to Islam, he changed his name to Hamza and met Emwazi.
The two had been component of a group that radicalised Muslims living in London. He left the UK to join ISIS in 2013.
Just after becoming arrested he denied becoming component of the terror group, or “the Beatles” cell.
El Shafee Elsheikh:
The son of Sudanese refugees, Elsheikh went to Syria in 2012 and joined al-Qaeda there just before aligning himself with ISIS.
He and Kotey had been mentioned to have been detained soon after Kurdish fighters suspected they had been foreign fighters.