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Jordan says it launched scores of air strikes at Islamic State targets since pilot's death

  • In this image made from Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, video provided by Jordanian military via Roya TV, an air force pilot raises his arm as he taxis his jet at Mowafak Al-Salti airbase in Azraq, Jordan. The military carried out airstrikes on Islamic State weapons depots and training sites on Thursday and Friday. King Abdullah II has thrust Jordan to the center of the war against the Islamic State group with his pledge of relentless retaliation for the killing of one of his pilots. (AP Photo/Jordanian military via Roya TV)

    In this image made from Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, video provided by Jordanian military via Roya TV, an air force pilot raises his arm as he taxis his jet at Mowafak Al-Salti airbase in Azraq, Jordan. The military carried out airstrikes on Islamic State weapons depots and training sites on Thursday and Friday. King Abdullah II has thrust Jordan to the center of the war against the Islamic State group with his pledge of relentless retaliation for the killing of one of his pilots. (AP Photo/Jordanian military via Roya TV)  (The Associated Press)

  • A Jordanian demonstrator carries a poster with a picture of slain Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, and Arabic that reads, "Muath is the martyr of the right," during an anti-IS group rally in Amman, Jordan, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Several thousand people marched after Muslim Friday prayers in support of the king's pledge of a tough military response to the killing of the pilot. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

    A Jordanian demonstrator carries a poster with a picture of slain Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, and Arabic that reads, "Muath is the martyr of the right," during an anti-IS group rally in Amman, Jordan, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Several thousand people marched after Muslim Friday prayers in support of the king's pledge of a tough military response to the killing of the pilot. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this image made from Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, video provided by Jordanian military via Roya TV, an air force pilot writes a message to Islamic State militants on a missile at Mowafak Al-Salti airbase in Azraq, Jordan. The military carried out airstrikes on Islamic State weapons depots and training sites on Thursday and Friday. King Abdullah II has thrust Jordan to the center of the war against the Islamic State group with his pledge of relentless retaliation for the killing of one of his pilots. (AP Photo/Jordanian military via Roya TV)

    In this image made from Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, video provided by Jordanian military via Roya TV, an air force pilot writes a message to Islamic State militants on a missile at Mowafak Al-Salti airbase in Azraq, Jordan. The military carried out airstrikes on Islamic State weapons depots and training sites on Thursday and Friday. King Abdullah II has thrust Jordan to the center of the war against the Islamic State group with his pledge of relentless retaliation for the killing of one of his pilots. (AP Photo/Jordanian military via Roya TV)  (The Associated Press)

An official says Jordan has launched dozens of air strikes against the Islamic State group since the militants released a video last week showing the killing of a Jordanian fighter pilot.

Jordan has said it would retaliate harshly for the slaying of the pilot, who was burned to death in a cage.

Jordan has been a member of a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group since September. After the release of the video, it said it would intensify bombing raids.

Since Thursday, Jordan has carried out daily attacks. Government spokesman Mohammed al-Momani said Sunday that Jordan has launched dozens of airstrikes since the pilot's death, without elaborating.

Meanwhile, another coalition member, the United Arab Emirates, says it is sending a squadron of F-16 fighters to Jordan.