US President Barack Obama to meet Jordan's King Abdullah at White House

Jordan's King Abdullah awaits to meet with members of the Senate Appropriations Committee in Washington on Tuesday, prior to meeting US President Barack Obama. ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) militants released a video on Tuesday appearing to
Jordan's King Abdullah awaits to meet with members of the Senate Appropriations Committee in Washington on Tuesday, prior to meeting US President Barack Obama. ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) militants released a video on Tuesday appearing to show a captured Jordanian pilot being burnt alive, and Jordan promised to avenge his death. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Barack Obama will meet with Jordan's King Abdullah at the White House, the White House said in a statement.

The meeting, to be held at 7 am Singapore time, was added to Obama's schedule.

The president earlier expressed condolences to the people of Jordan after the death of a Jordanian hostage at the hands of ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) militants.