ISIS claims female US hostage was killed in airstrikes

Shocking: American officials said they were looking into the reports if Kayla Jean Mueller's death. The White House said it was looking into the claim but that so far there was no evidence that corroborated it

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria said Friday that Jordanian airstrikes killed a U.S. hostage being held by the militant group.

In a message published by the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi groups, ISIS said that the captive had been killed while in a building that was hit by the strikes.

“The failed Jordanian aircraft killed an American female hostage,” the group said in its message, before saying that no ISIS fighters were killed.

A U.S. official said the government was aware of the claims.

“We are obviously deeply concerned by these reports," National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan said in a statement. "We have not at this time seen any evidence that corroborates ISIL’s claim.”

A U.S. woman has been held by ISIS since August 2013 when she was captured during a humanitarian mission. Unlike others imprisoned by the group, her name has not been released, at the request of her family. ISIS had previously requested a ransom for her return.

read more:

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/232006-isis-claims-amer...

Views: 230

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

I haven't a doubt  the young lady is dead but not by Jordan . We must kill as many Isis Muslims as we can.

There will be collateral deaths , imagine that . War is killing people and breaking things.

I believe it the way they like to brag about their murders but there should not have been hostages in the first place.

I worked for a civilian company that contracted for the U.S. Army, and when they asked me where( don't I want to go), I said ( THE MIDDLE EAST) . Four years in the Navy and i would never go to a combat area as a civilian,  because I know what it can be like.

War is sloppy and indiscriminate. If in fact she was killed by the air strike, ISIS lies, it is not Jordan's fault. The responsibility lies in the lap of ISIS for taking the girl hostage and keeping here the way they did.

These people are ungodly and can not be trusted.

Ok lets assume that this one time these asswagons are not lieing --- they are the ones responsible for putting her in harms way and Jordan is not to blame, that being said while I admire that someone wants to try and improve the lot of people that do not appreciate the help ---stay the hell out that part of the world unless you are in Israel (A) they will appreciate your efforts and (B) you will be a lot less likely to end up dead 

Lies, all lies. You know that they killed her.

RSS

LIGHTER SIDE

 

Political Cartoons by AF Branco

Political Cartoons by Tom StiglichPolitical Cartoons by AF Branco

ALERT ALERT

Fact Check:   'Joe Biden Claims ‘We Didn’t Lock People Up In Cages’

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed, on immigration: “We didn’t lock people up in cages.”

VERDICT: FALSE. The “cages” were built by the Obama-Biden administration.

Univision moderator Jorge Ramos asked Biden at the third Democrat debate at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, why Latinos should trust him after the Obama administration continued deporting “undocumented immigrants.”

Biden claimed that the Obama administration’s policies were more humane than those of President Donald Trump: “We didn’t lock people up in cages,” he said.

In fact, the “cages” were built by the Obama administration to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border illegally in 2014.

Originally, the Obama administration was “warehousing” children — literally — in overwhelmed Border Patrol facilities. Breitbart News broke the story of the surge, which was partly triggered by Obama’s policy of allowing illegal alien children who entered the country as minors to stay in the country (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA).

Above image credit: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File

The above photo was published by the Associated Press in June 2014, and the photo below is of Obama’s Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, touring a Border Patrol facility with “cages.”


Above: Border Patrol officers escort Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Gov. Jan Brewer through the department’s Nogales processing facility for immigrant children. (Photo courtesy Barry Bahler/Department of Homeland Security)

The “cages” are chain-link enclosures in Border Patrol processing facilities that are meant to protect children from adults in custody. They are not permanent accommodations.

In mid-2018, as the Trump administration began enforcing a “zero tolerance” policy that stopped the “catch-and-release” policy of letting illegal aliens go after they were arrested. Detaining adults and children meant that children had to be processed separately; the enclosures prevented adults from harming children.

As Breitbart News reported at the time, children were not housed in “cages.” They were processed and then taken to shelters, where they were given medical care, toiletries, education, recreation, and counseling, and where staff attempted to find relatives or sponsors to whom they could be released.

Democrats began tweeting images of “kids in cages” to condemn the Trump administration. Journalists, too, shared those images.

One problem: they were taken during the Obama administration.

Public outrage at the images led President Trump to end the policy, and require families to be detained together.

Democrats keep repeating the mistake, however: in July, they had to delete a tweet that used an image from the Obama era and cited the “inhumane treatment” of children by the Trump administration.

Republicans argue that not detaining illegal aliens is actually the cruel policy, because it encourages migrants to undertake a dangerous journey, often guided by cartels and smugglers.

As Breitbart News’ Alana Mastrangelo noted recently:

But what’s worse than “cages,” however, are reports of migrant children also being handed over to human traffickers during the Obama administration — while Biden was vice president — according to the New York Times. Between October 2013 and July 2015 alone, nearly 80,000 unaccompanied children from Central American countries were detained by U.S. authorities.

It remains unclear how many of the tens of thousands of children were handed over to human traffickers — including sex traffickers — during that span of nearly two years, as those cases are reportedly not tracked.

“Others were ransomed by the very smugglers to whom their families paid thousands of dollars to sneak them into the United States,” reported the New York Times in 2015, during Obama’s presidency and Biden’s vice presidency. “Some lost limbs during the journey or found themselves sold into sexual slavery.”

Biden told voters in South Carolina last month that he would close all border detention facilities, guaranteeing that the migrant flow would continue.

© 2019   Created by Steve - Ning Creator.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service