British-Arab man allegedly seen as the person in the ISIL videos that showed a number of beheadings in 2014 and 2015. He was killed in a drone strike in November of 2015 and was confirmed dead in January 2016.
He studied information systems with business management at the University of Westminster, graduating in three years. He was then employed by an IT company in Kuwait as a salesman.
He was part of a four-person terrorist ring that was nicknamed The Beatles. He earned the nickname of John the Beatle after John Lennon.
His parents Jassem and Ghaneyah gave him a full name of Muhammad Jassim Abdulkarim Olayan al-Dhafiri. They moved as a family to the UK when he was six years old.
James Foley was one of the captives that was beheaded by Jihadi John.