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No word on Kenji Goto: Deadline passes, Jordan still holds prisoner demanded by Islamic State

Jan 30, 2015    

AMMAN/TOKYO:Jordan said on Thursday it was still holding an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber as a deadline passed for her release set by Islamic State militants who threatened to kill a Jordanian pilot unless she was handed over by sunset.An audio message purportedly from a Japanese journalist also captured by the insurgents said the pilot would be killed unless Jordan freed Sajida al-Rishawi, who is on death row for her role in a 2005 suicide bomb attack that killed 60 people in Amman.The message postponed a previous deadline set on Tuesday in which the journalist, Kenji Goto, said he would be k...

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