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Jordan proposes prisoner swap, fate of Japanese hostage unclear

Several hundred people, including Mr Al-Kasaesbeh's relatives, gathered in front of the office of Jordan's prime minister on Tuesday, urging authorities to meet the demands of the ISIS.


JORDAN said on Wednesday it was willing to hand over an Iraqi woman jailed for her role in a 2005 suicide bomb attack if a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was released.

Government spokesman Mohammad Al-Momani made no mention of Japanese