United Arab Emirates, key US ally in Islamic State effort, disengaged in December
Jordan hangs two Iraqi militants in response to pilot’s death
Jordan to execute jailed would-be bomber, jihadists
First Lieutenant Mu’adh Yusuf al Kasasibah was burned alive in a cage by Islamic State fighters.
Islamic State purportedly sets new deadline for hostage swap
Jordan proposes prisoner swap, fate of Japanese Islamic State hostage unclear
The Islamic State attack was repelled by Iraqi border guards backed by Iraqi airstrikes.
Obama Envoy John Allen: No ‘Short-Term Solutions’ for Stopping Islamic State