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  1. Father of pilot captured by IS pleads for releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Daily Republic

    ... some Sunni Muslims, as apostates. Still, the group may want to negotiate a prisoner swap or other concessions from Jordan. The pilot's father, Safi Yousef al-Kaseasbeh, made his plea while speaking to journalists in the Jordanian capital, Amman. "I ...

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  2. Father of Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State group pleads for releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Day

    Friends and relatives of Mu'ath Safi al-Kaseasbeh, a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group, gather in the town of Aey near Al Karak in southern Jordan, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. AMMAN, Jordan - The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son's release on Thursday, asking him to treat him well in captivity as a fellow Muslim.

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  3. Prisoner swap could be possible for captured Jordan pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Al Bawaba

    ... of a Jordanian pilot said he did not consider his son a hostage and called on his captors to treat him as a "guest". Jordan is one of several Arab countries participating in the US-led military mission to bomb fighters from the Islamist group, which ...

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  4. Jordan vows 'all efforts' to save pilot...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Jordan vowed Thursday to make every effort to save a pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria as Washington denied claims the jihadists had shot down his warplane. A picture taken on December 24, 2014 reportedly shows an Islamic State group fighter collecting pieces from the remains of a Jordanian warplane in Syria's Raqa region Maaz al-Kassasbeh, a 26-year-old first lieutenant in the Jordanian air force, was captured by IS on Wednesday after his F-16 jet crashed while on a mission against the jihadists over northern Syria.

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  5. Father of Jordanian Pilot Captured by Islamic State Pleads for Son: 'We Are All Muslims'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    ... group militants captured a Jordanian pilot, Mu'ath Safi Yousef al-Kaseasbeh, after his warplane went down in Syria, Jordan said Wednesday, the first such capture since the international coalition's air campaign against the group began. (AP ...

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  6. Father of captured Jordanian pilot begs ISIS to release himRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | National Post

    ... some Sunni Muslims, as apostates. Still, the group may want to negotiate a prisoner swap or other concessions from Jordan. The pilot's father, Safi Yousef al-Kaseasbeh, made his plea while speaking to journalists in the Jordanian capital, Amman. "I ...

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  7. Family of Captured Jordanian Pilot Plea For Mercy From Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    ... crashed in Syria said he did not consider his son a hostage and called on his captors to treat him as a "guest". Jordan is one of several Arab countries participating in the U.S.-led military mission to bomb fighters from the Islamist group, which ...

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  8. Report: prisoner swap with ISIS could be possible for captured Jordanian pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... of a Jordanian pilot said he did not consider his son a hostage and called on his captors to treat him as a "guest". Jordan is one of several Arab countries participating in the US-led military mission to bomb fighters from the Islamist group, which ...

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  9. Jordan vows 'all efforts' to save pilot seized by Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Jordan vowed Thursday to make every effort to save a pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria as Washington denied claims the jihadists had shot down his warplane. An Islamic State group fighter collecting pieces from the remains of a Jordanian warplane from the US led coalition after it was shot down in Syria's Raqa region.

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  10. Israeli Team Searching for Remains of Missing Soldiers in EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    According to Egyptian media reports, the delegation arrived early this morning from Amman, Jordan. The bodies are believed to include those of 16 soldiers who went missing during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, as well as others missing in action since the 1967 Six Day War and the War of Attrition before it.

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  11. Father of Jordanian F-16 pilot captured by jihadists pleads with...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Pregnant Kate reveals a hint of a bump under her winter coat as she and Wills arrive hand-in-hand for the royal Christmas Day service with the Queen... but Prince George is left behind 'I didn't have anything else to wear': Fake army ranger busted getting a Starbucks discount in uniform by actual veteran in stolen valor video Queen will reveal she was stunned into silence as she walked among the poppies at the Tower of London that marked the First World War centenary New Ebola outbreak on U.S. soil? Up to a dozen U.S. scientists exposed to misplaced Ebola sample at CDC lab in Atlanta Was St Louis cop AMBUSHED? Lawyer for officer who shot dead teen suggests he was lured to gas station near Michael Brown scene... as protesters clash with police into Christmas morning Immigrant lives frozen in time: Never-before-seen photos from inside Manhattan's Tenement Museum shed light on Lower East ... (more)

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  12. Father asks Islamic State to treat captured pilot son as "guest"Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... crashed in Syria said he did not consider his son a hostage and called on his captors to treat him as a "guest". Jordan is one of several Arab countries participating in the U.S.-led military mission to bomb fighters from the Islamist group, which ...

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  13. Father of Jordanian pilot urges Islamic State militants to release sonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Safi al-Kasaesbeh, father of Jordanian pilot Muath, who was captured by Islamic State after his plane came down near Raqqa in Syria on Wednesday, speaks on a telephone as he follows the news of his son in the house of a relative in Amman Dec. 25, 2014. Islamic State fighters took the pilot prisoner after his warplane came down in northeast Syria on Wednesday, the first captive taken from the U.S.-led coalition battling the jihadi group.

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  14. Father of pilot captured by Isis pleads for militants to show son mercyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... waging an air campaign against the militant group in Iraq and Syria. US Central Command says Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have all taken part in or supported the strikes against Isis targets in Syria. Sony ...

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  15. Saudi investors ignore budget deficit warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AME Info

    We are seeking experienced Application Developers for work in Amman Jordan to work with a team to develop web based solutions. We are seeking application developers with the following specializations: 1. .Net Developers 2. JAVA Developers 3. Software Quality Engineer.

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  16. Jordan's King Abdullah wishes Christians across the Middle East a very Merry ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    His Majesty King Abdullah , accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, on Wednesday paid a visit to Karak Governorate, to offer best wishes to the Christian community in Jordan on the occasions of Christmas and New Year. The King and the Crown Prince attended a celebration held by various Christian denominations, according to a Royal Court statement.

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  17. Report: Israeli delegation arrives in Egypt to search for bodies of 22 missing soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Of the 22 soldiers, 16 went missing during the Yom Kippur War, two during the War of Attrition and four during the Six Day War. An Israeli delegation arrived in Cairo early Thursday morning in an attempt to find the remains of 22 soldiers who went missing during Israel's wars in Egypt, sources quoted by the Egyptian media said.

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  18. Church gives congregants $500 each to do goodRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... a legal aid clinic for the poor and a soup kitchen. Members have put their $500 gifts toward a skate park in Amman, Jordan, a scholarship fund for engineering students, an eyeglass ministry, a no-kill animal shelter, food pantries, homeless shelters ...

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  19. Mother of Jordanian F-16 pilot 'devastated' at his capture by ISIS...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... exceptionally well over the course of this campaign,' he added. The pilot's capture raises a nightmare scenario for Jordan, which has been sharply criticized by militant sympathizers for its participation. IS in the past has beheaded dozens of ...

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  20. Jordanian pilot's family pleads with Islamic State for mercyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... the al-Kasasbeh family had learned of his capture by IS from the media. A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan, a Sunni political movement that objected to Jordan's joining the international coalition against IS, said he hoped the pilot ...

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