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Jordan sentences six for waving ISIS flags at wedding

2015-04-13 18:53

A court in Jordan has jail six men for waving the Islamic State group's flag and singing jihadist slogans at a wedding.

Jordan's king urges EU to fight Islamophobia

2015-03-10 16:26

King Abdullah of Jordan has urged Europeans to fight hostility toward Islam that he said was fuelling extremism among Muslims, including those drawn from Europe to fight in the Middle East.

US warns of Jordan mall terror threat

2015-02-26 15:49

The US embassy in Amman has warned its citizens to avoid upmarket shopping malls in the Jordanian capital, saying it had received what it called credible information that they could be targeted by militants.

Parents of US hostage in ‘fragile state’

2015-02-09 07:31

The parents of a 26-year-old American who has been held hostage for more than a year by Islamic State extremists are in a very ‘fragile state’, a family friend has said.

ISIS - US female hostage killed in airstrike

2015-02-06 22:24

ISIS is claiming that a female American hostage had been killed in an air strike in Syria by the US-led coalition.

'For you, the enemies of Islam' - missile message to ISIS

2015-02-05 22:18

Dozens of Jordanian fighter jets have bombed ISIS targets, the military has said. "For you, the enemies of Islam," read a message on one of the missiles fired.

Jordan launches new airstrikes

2015-02-05 17:05

Jordan has launches new airstrikes after king pledges 'harsh' war against Islamic State militants.

Jordan's king vows 'harsh' war against ISIS

2015-02-05 11:09

Jordan's king has vowed to wage a ‘harsh’ war against the Islamic State group after the militants burned a captive Jordanian pilot in a cage and released a video of the killing.

ISIS seeks to up 'terror' ante with pilot killing

2015-02-04 17:06

By burning a Jordanian pilot alive in its most savage execution video yet, the Islamic State group aims to terrify its Arab and Western opponents into ending their anti-jihadist war.

Jordan to blame for supporting terrorism - Syrian media

2015-02-04 13:10

The Syrian media claims the Islamic State group's gruesome murder of a captured Jordanian pilot is the consequence of Jordan's continued support for Syrian rebels.

 

Islamic State fighters push towards Damascus

2015-04-02 07:10

Islamic State fighters have staged their most significant push yet into the Syrian capital Damascus, while Syrian rebels have taken over the only functioning border outlet with Jordan.

ISIS is a bunch of crazy people: Jordan's Queen Rania

2015-03-07 10:55

Jordan's Queen Rania has branded the ISIS militant group a "bunch of crazy people" who were staining the name of Islam.

Jordan minister: Terror fight is third world war

2015-02-20 05:32

The fight against violent extremism is a "third world war" that knows no borders, Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh has said.

Jordan launches 56 airstrikes at ISIS since pilot death

2015-02-08 15:44

An official says Jordan has launched dozens of air strikes against the Islamic State group since the militants released a video showing the killing of a Jordanian fighter pilot.

Jordan vows to eradicate ISIS as 1 000s march

2015-02-06 14:52

Jordan vowed further retaliation against ISIS for the burning alive of one of its pilots, as thousands rallied in Amman in solidarity with his grieving family.

Jordan king visits grieving family of executed pilot

2015-02-05 18:05

Jordanian King Abdullah II has personally paid his condolences to the family of the fighter pilot burned to death by the Islamic State group, after promising harsh revenge for his execution.

SA condemns Jordanian terror killing

2015-02-05 13:17

South Africa has condemned the murder of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasasbeh by the Islamic State group militants.

EU chides Jordan for hangings after pilot killed

2015-02-04 19:00

The EU has combined a statement of solidarity with Jordan over the killing of one of its military pilots by Islamist fighters with criticism of its immediate execution of two Iraqi jihadists.

Outrage boils in Mideast over ISIS pilot killing

2015-02-04 14:02

Outrage and condemnation poured across the Middle East as horrified people learned of the video purportedly showing ISIS burn a Jordanian pilot to death.

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