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The group has claimed the American aid worker was killed by a Jordanian airstrike this week

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Rabbis for Human Rights has submitted an open letter to Benjamin Netanyahu

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Around 86 people have been wounded in the attacks

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The reported death of Kayla Jean Mueller has not been confirmed

Iraqi soldiers patrol the capitol Baghdad

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Comes shortly before the Prime Minister's decision to lift Iraq's longtime curfew beginning at midnight on Sunday

It is understood Mueller was seized in August 2013 while working with adults and children in Aleppo

Isis US hostage: Family won't give up on hope that Kayla Jean Mueller is still alive

Kayla Jean Mueller's parents have asked Isis to get in touch privately

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After the death of Muath al-Kasaesbeh the tide may be turning against Isis in Jordan

Many Jordanians have joined jihad but sympathy for Isis may now be in decline

Kayla Mueller is shown after speaking to a group in Prescott, Ariz in May, 2013

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The aid worker whom Isis claims has been killed in an air-strike was 26-years-old

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She was imprisoned for breaking and protesting against laws forbidding women from spectating at men’s sporting events

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Saudi officials have denied fresh allegations that senior figures supported Bin Laden's al Qaeda

Demonstrators chant anti-Islamic State group slogans and carry posters with pictures of Jordanian King Abdullah II, late King Hussein and slain Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, during an anti-IS group rally in Amman, Jordan

Thousands protest in Jordan's capital against Isis burning of caged pilot

Islamist jihadi preacher associated with Al-Qaeda condemns the killing

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