• Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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US designates Indian-origin ISIS man as global terrorist: All you need to know about ‘New Jihadi John’

By: Keerthi Mohan

The US on Tuesday designated an Indian-origin British man named Siddhartha Dhar as a global terrorist, saying he has replaced Mohammed Emwazi, popularly known as Jihadi John, as an executioner for ISIS. Dhar has been dubbed the “New Jihadi John.” Along with Dhar, Belgian-Moroccan citizen Abdelatif Gaini has also been designated as a global terrorist by the US State Department. This move allows the government to freeze assets and property and impose sanctions. Here’s everything we know about Dhar. Dhar was born a Hindu, but converted to Islam and adopted the name Abu Rumaysah. Dhar previously owned a bouncy castle rental company. He…

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