New purported ISIS ultimatum to Jordan: Release Iraqi woman by sundown or pilot dies

January 29, 2015 8:45 AM

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The saga of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot held by the Islamic State terror group has taken a new turn with the release of a message promising to extend the deadline for Jordan's release of a female Iraqi prisoner.

The message, read in English by a voice the Japanese government said was likely that of hostage Kenji Goto, was released online late Wednesday after Jordan offered to hand over the Al Qaeda-linked would-be suicide bomber to the Islamic State group, or ISIS, in exchange for Jordanian air force pilot ...

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