Jordanians Mourn Death of Pilot Amid Rage and Sorrow
Jordanians mourned the death of pilot Mo'ath Kasasbah in mosques across the country, amid widespread sorrow and indignation. Crowds chanted slogans against the Islamic State group, as public figures demanded revenge for the slain pilot.
A Jordanian man walks past a poster that is pasted on a vehicle with a picture of slain Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh with Arabic that reads, "We are all Muath," at his home village of Ai, near Karak, Feb. 4, 2015.
Saif al-Kasaesbeh (R), father of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh, greets a mourner who turned up at the headquarters of the family's clan in the city of Karak, Feb. 4, 2015.
Safi al-Kaseasbeh, third right, father of slain Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh attends a mass funeral at the Kaseasbeh tribe's gathering divan at their home village of Ai, near Karak, Jordan, Feb. 4, 2015.
Jordanian security forces leave Swaqa prison, after the executions of Sajida al-Rishawi and Ziad al-Karbouly, two Iraqis linked to al-Qaida, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of the capital, Amman, Feb. 4, 2015. Jordan executed two prisoners before dawn, just hours after an online video purported to show Islamic State group militants burning a captured Jordanian pilot to death in a cage.
Workers hang a banner in Arabic that reads, "the hall of martyr pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh," over the entrance of the tribe's gathering divan, at his home village of Ai, near Karak, Feb. 4, 2015.
A relative of slain Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh attends the Kaseasbeh tribe gathering divan at their home village of Ai, near Karak, Feb. 4, 2015.
A Palestinian woman holds a poster with a picture of slain Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh during a protest in front of the Jordanian embassy, in the West Bank City of Ramallah, Feb. 4, 2015.
Supporters and family members of Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, express their anger of his reported killing, at the tribal gathering chamber, Amman, Feb. 3, 2015.