The ISIS militant group has released a purported video showing a captive Japanese journalist saying that the group would execute a Jordanian air force pilot unless an Iraqi female prisoner in Jordan was released by sunset on Thursday.
Anwar Tarawneh (2nd R), the wife captive Jordanian pilot Lieutenant Muath al-Kasaesbeh, and his sister (R) weep after listening to a statement released by ISIS in front of the Royal Palace in Amman Jan. 28, 2015. (Reuters)
Safi Yousef (2nd R), father of captive Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh, listens to a statement released by ISIS, at his clan's headquarters in Amman Jan. 28, 2015. (Reuters)
Iraqi Sajida al-Rishawi stands inside a military court at Juwaida prison in Amman in this April 24, 2006 file photo. Senior Japanese officials were meeting late on Jan. 27, 2015. (Reuters)