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Another ISIS Deadline Passes As Fates Of Japanese, Jordanian Hostages Unknown

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.

01/30/2015

Shinzo Abe Speaking

Japan Putting Its Trust In Jordan To Help Gain Release Of Hostage Held By ISIS

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.

01/29/2015

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ISIS Captures Jordanian Pilot After Warplane Crashes

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.

12/24/2014

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Jordan’s King Abdullah: Battling ISIS Is ‘Our Third World War’

Jordan’s King Abdullah believes battling the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and other terrorist groups is “our third world war.”

12/05/2014

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US Sen. Elizabeth Warren On Trip To Middle East

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on a tour of the Middle East with stops planned in Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan.

11/24/2014

Hurricane (l) and Jordan (r), 6- and 5-year-old Belgian Maliois, are ready to go back to work after being involved in the latest White House fence jumping incident. (Photo credit: Secret Service)

White House Guard Dogs That Were Injured By White House Jumper Can Return To Duty

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.

10/23/2014

Screen capture of poll results offered by the Pew Research Center. (Credit: pewglobal.org)

Poll: 62 Percent Of Palestinian Muslims Say Suicide Bombings Are ‘Often’ Justified

An extensive survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. found that a vast majority of Muslims in communities from the Middle East and Africa are concerned about Islamic extremism in their respective countries of residence. But while many majorities in different countries voices strong opposition to violence carried out in the name of Islam, a reported 62 percent of Palestinian Muslims told Pew that they feel suicide bombings are often – or at least sometimes – justifiable.

09/11/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States and its Arab and European allies will step up their support for Syria's opposition to help them "fight for the freedom of their country" if President Bashar Assad's regime doesn't engage in peace talks in good faith. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images).

Kerry: US Prepared To Help Syrian Rebels ‘Fight For The Freedom Of Their Country’

Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States and its Arab and European allies will step up their support for Syria’s opposition to help them “fight for the freedom of their country” if President Bashar Assad’s regime doesn’t engage in peace talks in good faith.

05/22/2013

Martin O'Malley. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

O’Malley to Head for Middle East

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to make a trade mission to Israel and Jordan.

04/17/2013

President Barack Obama says he hopes military action isn't required to stop Iran from building a nuclear weapon. (Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Non-Military Way’ Can Prevent Nuclear Iran

President Barack Obama says he hopes military action isn’t required to stop Iran from building a nuclear weapon.

03/22/2013

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