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  1. Jordan tensely awaits word on pilot captured by Islamic State forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... of a picture of captured Jordanian pilot Lt. Moaz Kasasbeh in a Roman Catholic Church on the outskirts of Karak, Jordan. Two women light candles Sunday in front of a picture of captured Jordanian pilot Lt. Moaz Kasasbeh in a Roman Catholic Church on ...

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  2. Beheaded Journalist's Mum Pledges To Continue FightRead the original story

    38 min ago | Scoop

    ... inside central Sydney's Lundt Café on Martin Place - an inquest is underway to determine what really happened. Jordan says it will not release the Iraqi female jihadist until it receives proof that a Jordanian pilot held by the Islamic State ...

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  3. Jordan 'as committed as ever' to anti-ISIS coalition despite standoff over pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | CTV

    Jordan remains "as committed as ever" to a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group, the kingdom's foreign minister said Sunday, amid heightened fears for the life of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the militants. Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh spoke a day after another Islamic State hostage, Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, was purportedly beheaded by the militants.

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  4. Japan aghast at beheading in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... video that circulated online late Saturday purporting to show a militant beheading Goto did not mention the pilot. Jordan renewed an offer Sunday to swap an al-Qaida prisoner for the pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who was seized after his F-16 ...

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  5. Jordan Vows 'All Efforts' to Secure Pilot's ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

    Jordan's King Abdullah II said his country is doing everything it can to rescue the captured Jordanian fighter pilot being held by the Islamic State group. "All efforts in Jordan are being exploited to seek the release of the hero pilot," Muath al-Kaseasbeh, the king said Sunday.

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  6. Jordan Defence & Security Report 2015 - New Market Study PublishedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    As defence budgets tend to grow amidst increased threat perceptions, for 2015, we forecast Jordan's defence expenditure to grow at annual rate of 9.7% to bring spending to USD2. 8 bn despite stagnation in the wide r economy.

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  7. Pressure on Jordan's king over IS held pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... tribes have long been a bulwark of support for the Hashemite monarchy. Although few believe the crisis will compel Jordan to withdraw completely from the campaign, it may take a more low-key role like in the past, analysts and diplomats say. King ...

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  8. Jordan committed to anti-IS coalition, despite hostage dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KFVS12

    ... light candles and carry posters with his picture and Arabic that reads "we are all Muath," at the... AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Jordan remains "as committed as ever" to a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group, the kingdom's foreign ...

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  9. IS executes Japanese journalist, Abe says won't forgiveRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... by the war against the Sunni radical group. While Yukawa was beheaded, Japanese officials had been working with Jordan to secure the release of Goto and the Jordanian pilot Muath Kasasbeh, also captured by the IS. The militants had threatened to ...

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  10. Jordan vows to do 'everything' to save IS-held pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The China Post

    Jordan vowed on Sunday to do all it could to save an airman held by the Islamic State group after the jihadists killed a Japanese journalist they had been holding. Safi Kassasbeh, the father of pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh, denounced the killing of Kenji Goto and told AFP the Jordanian "government is responsible" for his son's fate.

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  11. Fear grows in Jordanian hostage's home village after Japanese captive deathRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... Everyone's concern right now is how Muath al-Kasaesbeh will return back safely to his country." The militants want Jordan to release a woman on death row in exchange for al-Kasaesbeh. There's been public pressure to negotiate with Islamic State and ...

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  12. Jordan Still Attempting to Free Pilot Captured by ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Blizzard-like conditions are expected in the Midwest on Sunday as a winter storm dumps several inches of snow across the region as it moves toward the Northeast.... -- Officials in Jordan said on Sunday they will continue to try to free one of their pilots captured by ISIS. The extremist group says it wants to exchange the... TOPEKA, Kan.

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  13. Super Bowl 2015: How Stars Are Celebrating at the Big GameRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Blizzard-like conditions are expected in the Midwest on Sunday as a winter storm dumps several inches of snow across the region as it moves toward the Northeast.... -- Officials in Jordan said on Sunday they will continue to try to free one of their pilots captured by ISIS. The extremist group says it wants to exchange the... TOPEKA, Kan.

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  14. FTC Takes Action Against Two Auto Title LendersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Blizzard-like conditions are expected in the Midwest on Sunday as a winter storm dumps several inches of snow across the region as it moves toward the Northeast.... -- Officials in Jordan said on Sunday they will continue to try to free one of their pilots captured by ISIS. The extremist group says it wants to exchange the... TOPEKA, Kan.

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  15. IS claims beheading second Japanese hostage; Japan's prime minister condemns 'despicable' actRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... beheading of a Japanese hostage in a week -- but made no mention of a Jordanian pilot it had also threatened to kill. Jordan's King Abdullah II said in a statement in Amman that every effort was being made "to seek the release of the hero pilot Maaz ...

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  16. Isis: 'Let the nightmare for Japan begin'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... negotiating for days to swap Goto and Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh for an Iraqi woman who is on death row in Jordan for her role in a 2005 triple bombing attack in Amman. Isis had said that if the woman, Sajida al-Rishawi, was not returned by ...

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  17. Japan decries 'heinous' Goto beheading claimRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... of a Japanese hostage in a week - but made no mention of a captured Jordanian pilot it had also threatened to kill. Jordan "will do everything it can" to save the pilot's life and secure his release, government spokesman Mohammed al-Momeni told the ...

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  18. Japan mourns journalist purportedly beheaded by ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CTV

    ... video that circulated online late Saturday purporting to show a militant beheading Goto did not mention the pilot. Jordan renewed an offer Sunday to swap an al Qaeda prisoner for the pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who was seized after his F-16 ...

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  19. Japan mourns journalist's slayingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... by the war against the Sunni radical group. While Yukawa was beheaded, Japanese officials had been working with Jordan to secure the release of Goto and the Jordanian pilot Muath Kasasbeh, also captured by the IS. An IS video released Tuesday said ...

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  20. Japan Outraged After ISIS Claims It Beheaded Hostage Kenji GotoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... the fates of Goto and the Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath Kaseasbeh, but Saturday's video did not mention the airman. Jordan's government spokesman, Mohammed al-Momani, declined comment. Earlier this week, Jordan offered to free an al-Qaida prisoner for ...

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