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  1. Talks to Free Japanese ISIS Hostage 'Deadlocked'Read the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Japan's deputy foreign minister has said negotiations with the Islamic State terror group threatening to execute a Jordanian pilot and a Japanese journalist have become "deadlocked", local media reported Saturday. Yasuhide Nakayama, who is leading Tokyo's emergency response team in Amman, told reporters in the Jordanian capital late Friday that there had been no progress in trying to secure the release of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and airman Maaz al-Kassasbeh.

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  2. Japan says hostage negotiations are 'deadlocked': reportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    Japan's deputy foreign minister has said negotiations with the Islamic State group threatening to execute a Jordanian pilot and a Japanese journalist have become "deadlocked," local media reported Saturday. Yasuhide Nakayama, who is leading Tokyo's emergency response team in Amman, told reporters in the Jordanian capital late Friday that there had been no progress in trying to secure the release of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and airman Maaz al-Kassasbeh.

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  3. Family, diplomats say no new word on Islamic State hostagesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    A banner with a picture of Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who is held by the Islamic State group militants, is being raised by workers near a tent prepared for receiving supporters, in Amman, Jordan, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015.

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  4. Japan says efforts to free Islamic State hostage are 'deadlocked'...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... by the Islamic State group militants, is raised by workers near a tent prepared for receiving supporters, in Amman, Jordan Jordan has offered to free Rishawi, who was convicted for her part in triple-hotel bombings in Amman in 2005 that killed 60 ...

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  5. ISIS deadline passes without prisoner swap for hostages from Japan, JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    The mother of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh hold a picture of her son during a sit-in in front of government cabinet offices in Amman on Jan. 27. The family of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the Islamic State group said Saturday it has received no word on his fate since the militants threatened to kill him earlier this week.

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  6. Deadline Came and Went Fate of Isis hostages a mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    The family of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the Islamic State group said Saturday it has received no word on his fate since the militants threatened to kill him earlier this week. The Islamic State group purportedly threatened to kill Lt.

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  7. Japan Says Negotiations With ISIS Over Hostage Kenji Goto Have Become "Deadlocked"Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

    Japan's deputy foreign minister says negotiations with the Islamic State group threatening to execute a Jordanian pilot and a Japanese journalist have become "deadlocked". Yasuhide Nakayama, who is leading Tokyo's emergency response team in Amman, told reporters in the Jordanian capital late Friday that there had been no progress in trying to secure the release of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and airman Maaz al-Kassasbeh.

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  8. Report: Efforts to release IS hostages deadlockedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    AMMAN, Jordan -- Japan's attempts to negotiate with Islamic State militants for the release of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot are "deadlocked," Japan's deputy foreign minister said. Yasuhide Nakayama, who is leading the country's emergency response team, said there has been no progress in the negotiations to secure the release of Kenji Goto and Muath al-Kaseasbeh in exchange for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, a female suicide bomber who attacked a hotel in Jordan in 2005.

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  9. Hostage talks with IS 'deadlocked' - JapanRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Japan''s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe listens to questions during a budget committee session of the House of Representatives at the National Diet in Tokyo. Efforts by Japan and Jordan to secure the release of two of their nationals held captive by Islamic State militants remain "deadlocked" and the situation remains highly unpredictable, Japanese officials said.

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  10. Efforts to free ISIS hostage "in a state of deadlock"Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS News

    The family of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by Islamic extremists said Saturday it has received no word on his fate since the militants threatened to kill him earlier this week. A Thursday morning deadline set by ISIS to spare the life of a Jordanian military pilot passed, and his fate, as well as that of captive Japanese... The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS , purportedly threatened to kill Lt.

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  11. Hostage talks deadlockedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The hostage swap negotiations between Jordan and the Islamic State group remained frozen Saturday, leaving the fate of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto and Jordanian Air Force pilot Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh in the air. Yasuhide Nakayama, state minister for foreign affairs who is heading up Japan's emergency headquarters in Amman, told reporters Saturday morning the situation "is now deadlocked."

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    8 hrs ago | NBC12

    Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who is held by the Islamic State group militants, is being raised by workers near a tent prepared for receiving supporters, in Amman, Jordan, Friday, Jan. 30,... . A Japanese television crew reports the news of a Jordanian and a Japanese citizen held by Islamic State group militants, in front of the Japanese embassy, in Amman, Jordan, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015.

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  13. Isis hostage crisis: Efforts to free pilot and Japanese journalist 'reach deadlock'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Attempts to free a captive journalist from the militant Islamic State group have reached a "state of deadlock", Japan's deputy foreign minister has said.

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  14. Still no proof pilot alive, Jordan saysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A banner bearing a picture of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, a captive of Islamic State militants, is raised Friday in Amman.

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  15. Kishida: Govt. to continue efforts for releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NHK World

    Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida says the government will continue all-out efforts for the release of journalist Kenji Goto. Kishida arrived at the Foreign Ministry on Saturday afternoon to discuss the next steps with Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki and other officials based on the latest information from Japan's task force in Amman, Jordan.

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  16. Jordan under pressure to save pilot's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Islamic State group holding them captive. Jordan has said it will only release an Al Qaeda prisoner, Sajida al-Rishawi, from death row if it gets proof the pilot, Lieutenant Muath al-Kaseasbeh, is alive and has received no such evidence from the hostage-takers.

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  17. Japan says hostage negotiations with Daesh 'deadlocked'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Japan's deputy foreign minister said there had been no progress in securing the release of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian pilot. Negotiations with Daesh over the fate of two hostages they are holding are "deadlocked", Japan's deputy foreign minister has said .

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  18. Hometown of Jordanian pilot held by IS anxious for newsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    Residents of the hometown of a Jordanian pilot being held by Islamic State militants march in the streets, seeking information about his fate, after the deadline for the insurgents' demand passed. Yiming Woo reports.

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  19. Islamic State group silent as deadline passes with no swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily-Jeff.com

    The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Islamic State group holding them captive. "Government institutions are working around the clock on the case of pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh," Jordanian military spokesman Mamdouh al-Ameri said in a statement.

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  20. How hostage pilot drama is feeding an antiwar movement in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    The ongoing drama of a Jordanian pilot held hostage by the Islamic State has escalated into a political crisis for King Abdullah II , threatening the position of a stalwart US ally and leading player in the coalition against the jihadist group. Jordanians have been gripped by the detention of Lt.

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