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Father of British Islamist fighter urges son to come home

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This is said to be a jihadist recruitment video for the ISIL, the al Qaeda off-shoot that's now fighting for territory in Syria and Iraq.

It's video that Reuters can't verify.

But THIS young man talking now is said to be British citizen Abu Muthanna al Yemeni, from Cardiff, Wales.

(SOUNDBITE) (English/Arabic) MAN PURPORTED TO BE BRITISH ISIL FIGHTER, ABU MUTHANNA AL YEMENI, SAYING:

"We have brothers from Bangladesh, from Iraq, from Cambodia, Australia, UK..."

His family call him Nasser.

He's among five Australian and British nationals identified in the video who are calling on Muslims to join the war in Syria and Iraq.

(SOUNDBITE) (English/Arabic) PURPORTED AUSTRALIAN ISIL FIGHTER, ABU NOUR AL IRAQI, SAYING:

"You know, when it comes to jihad, there are two types of people: those who will find every single type of excuse to come to jihad, and those who will find every single excuse not to come to jihad."

At Nasser's family home, his

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