Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Islamic State extremists are plotting an attack here in the wake of the murder of US journalist James Foley. Next month’s Nato summit in Cardiff is a potential target, according to security experts. Officials say MI5 and MI6 are “very close” to identifying “Jihadi John”, the British man thought to have beheaded Mr Foley. Full story >>
Jihadi, or jihadist, refers to a person who believes that an Islamic state governing the entire community of Muslims must be created, and that this necessity justifies violent conflict with those who stand in its way.