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Islamic state media outlet confirms 'Jihadi John' is dead

DUBAI -- A media outlet associated with Islamic State on Tuesday released a eulogy for "Jihadi John", a member of the militant group who won global notoriety for his filmed executions of hostages, the monitoring organization SITE reported.

DUBAI -- A media outlet associated with Islamic State on Tuesday released a eulogy for "Jihadi John", a member of the militant group who won global notoriety for his filmed executions of hostages, the monitoring organization SITE reported.

The militant, who was identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British citizen of Arab origin, was described in Islamic State's Dabiq magazine by his nickname in the group of "Abu Muharib al-Muhajir".

The U.S. military said in November it was "reasonably certain" it had killed him in a drone strike.

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