The Independent has learned that the terrorist was also known as Mujahid.
The suspects behind the Woolwich beheading of a British soldier were reportedly inspired by the preachings of cleric Omar Bakri Mohammed.
Scotland Yard arrested two more people, including a woman, in connection with the murder of a soldier on a busy London street.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said the country would remain "resolute" against violent extremism and terror.
The British police investigating the attack on the streets of London in which a soldier was hacked to death by Islamist extremists carried out raids.
One of the terrorists caught on camera with bloodied hands holding a meat cleaver on the streets of London has been named as Michael Adebolajo.
British Prime Minister David Cameron chaired crisis talks following a terror attack here that left a soldier dead.
Abu Musab al-Suri was held in Syria for six years after being captured by the CIA in 2005.
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