People take part in a candlelight vigil in the Jordanian capital Amman in  solidarity with the pilot recently murdered by the Islamic State  group. Photograph: Khalil Mazraawikhalil/AFP/Getty Images.

The United Arab Emirates is sending a squadron of F16 jet fighters to Jordan to conduct air strikes against Islamic State alongside Jordanian planes.(...)

Kayla Mueller had a long record of volunteering abroad and was moved by the plight of civilians in Syria’s civil war. Photograph: Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier

Islamic State said yesterday that an American woman hostage it was holding in Syria had been killed when Jordanian fighter jets bombed a building wher(...)

 King of Jordan, Abdullah II (2nd right), talking to Safi al-Kassasbeh (2nd left), the father of the recently executed Jordanian pilot, in Aye Village, Karak on Thursday. Photograph: Jordanian Royal Palace/EPA.

Jordanian fighter jets pounded Islamic State hideouts in Syria on Thursday and then roared over the hometown of a pilot killed by the militants. (...)

The father of IS-murdered Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh is surrounded by family and security during a mourning ceremony at his family clan headquarters in Karak, Jordan. Photograph: Khalil Mazraawiafp/Getty

Amman yesterday vowed to escalate involvement in the US-led coalition against Islamic State (IS), which occupies large tracts of territory in Iraq an(...)

US president Barack Obama: said video would redouble the determination of the US-led coalition to “degrade and defeat” Islamic State. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Jordan’s King Abdullah cut short a visit to Washington yesterday following the posting of images of the execution by Islamic State (IS) of cap(...)

 Lt Moaz al Kasasbeh, the Jordanian pilot who was captured by Islamic State when his F-16 aircraft crashed near Raqqa, Syriain, in December

Jordan has confirmed that a video released online shows a pilot captured by the Islamic State in Syria being burned to death by his captors following (...)

Jawdat Safi, brother of Islamic State captive Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh, holds a candle along with a picture  of his brother as he takes part in a rally in support of Mr al-Kasaesbeh at the family’s home in  Karak. Photograph: Reuters

Jordan said on Sunday it was still ready to hand over a jailed Iraqi militant to Islamic State in a swap deal if a captured Jordanian pilot was relea(...)

Safi Yousef, father of Islamic State captive Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh, reads a statement released by Islamic State (IS) during a demonstration to demand the Jordanian government negotiate with IS for the pilot’s release. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

Jordan has demanded proof that a military pilot held by Islamic State militants is alive before moving ahead with any possible swap to bring about hi(...)

A pedestrian passes  a large screen in Tokyo on Wednesday showing television news reports about Japanese hostage Kenji Goto who has been kidnapped by the Islamic State group. Photograph: Agencies

The mother of Islamic State captive Kenji Goto appealed for his life on Wednesday after a new video appeared to show the Japanese journalist saying h(...)

Japanese hostage Kenji Goto holds a photograph allegedly showing the body of Haruna Yukawa, in a video released by Islamic State. Photograph: Agencies

Japan has sought help from Jordan and other countries in its race to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State (IS) group, with no signs of p(...)