Jordan executes 2 al-Qaida prisoners in response to ISIS

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Amman: In a swift response to the execution of a Jordanian Fighter Pilot who was burnt alive in a cage by the ISIS, the Government executed two al-Qaida prisoners prisoner by hanging them.

The two prisoners included a would be female suicide bomber from al-Qaida, sajida-al-Rishawi whose release was demanded by the militants in exchange of the Jordanian pilot’s life.

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Street demonstrations and public outrage was sparked off in Jordan after the cruel execution of the pilot. The video was released after a week long drama over a possible prisoner exchange for al-Rishawi.

The death of the 26 year old pilot Lt. Muath Al Kaseasbeh was confirmed by the Jordanian Military. The pilot was captured in December when his F-16 crashed while he was a part of a US led mission against the ISIS.

Jordan’s King Abdullah II and President Barack Obama met a the white house and vowed not to let go of the fight against the Islamic State.

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