Jordan Ready to Swap Terrorist for ISIS Hostage: Official

Jordan is willing to release a would-be suicide bomber on death row in return for a Jordanian pilot being held captive by ISIS, Jordan's information minister said Wednesday. The swap would trade Iraqi prisoner Sajida al-Rishawi, whose explosives failed to detonate during a 2005 attack on a Amman hotel, for pilot Mu'ath al-Kasaesbeh, whose plane crashed in Syria in December. The Jordanian statement made no mention of Kenji Goto, a Japanese tourist who ISIS said it would execute within 24 hours if al-Rishawi was not released.

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