The parents of a 26-year-old American who Islamic State extremists say was killed in an airstrike in Syria said in a statement that they were still hopeful she was alive.
Jordan’s king vowed Thursday to wage a “harsh” war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) after the militants burned a captive Jordanian pilot in a cage and released a video of the killing.
The executions come after ISIS released a video showing a Jordanian jet pilot being burned alive by Islamic militants.
The president hosted Jordan’s King Abdullah II after an ISIS video was released that appears to show Islamic militants executing a Jordanian pilot.
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 of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which is holding them captive.
Japan said it was putting its trust in Jordan to help gain the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, after the latest message purportedly from his captors extended until sundown Thursday in the Middle East the deadline for the Jordanians to release an Iraqi prisoner.
Jordan confirmed on Wednesday that one of its warplanes crashed in Syria and that fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had captured its pilot.
Jordan’s King Abdullah believes battling the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and other terrorist groups is “our third world war.”
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on a tour of the Middle East with stops planned in Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan.
Secret Service K-9s Hurricane and Jordan were treated by a veterinarian for minor bruising. Court records show the suspect, 23-year-old Dominic Adesanya, was previously arrested at the White House in July.