■ Jihadi recruitment video for Isis features three Britons

Three men who claim to be British have appeared in a recruitment video for the terrorist group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis), in which they directly appeal for other westerners to join them fighting jihad and state their intention to join the war in Iraq, where the army is struggling to repel the Sunni insurgents.

The video – entitled There’s NoLife Without Jihad – features three men with distinctly English accents, along with two Australians, holding guns and surrounded by greenery as they implore others to join them. Captions state their nationality and noms de guerre.

A man identified as Abu Bara’ al-Hindi says: “Are you willing to sacrifice the fat job you have got, the big car you have got, the family you have? Are you willing to sacrifice this for the sake of Allah?”

Militant named Abu Muthana al-Yemeni in video is identified in various reports as 20-year-old medical student from Cardiff.

(The Guardian)

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