| Jan 31, 2015

Jihadis increasingly wary of Internet, experts say

After having used the Internet profusely for propaganda and recruitment, jihadi organizations have realized that investigators are gleaning crucial information online and are increasingly concealing their web presence, experts say. Apart from recent orders given to fighters to limit their exposure, erase the footprint ...

Jan 30, 2015

Deadline passes; Jordan still holds prisoner, no word on Goto

Jordanian information minister Mohammad Momani said Thursday night that Jordan is still holding Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi convicted would-be suicide bomber, after an apparent deadline by the Islamic State group passed. Speaking to reporters by phone, Momani also said that he has no information ...

Secret talks underway, but obstacles to hostage deal abound

Jan 28, 2015

Secret talks underway, but obstacles to hostage deal abound

Secret talks were underway Tuesday in Jordan in the presence of a Japanese envoy to secure the freedom of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State extremists and purportedly threatened with death within 24 hours. The global efforts to free ...