Fox News is airing footage of Muath al-Kasaesbeh's murder

Muath al-Kasaesbeh's mother holds a picture of her son

Fox News is being criticised for showing Isis' uncut propaganda footage of Muath al-Kasaesbeh being burned alive.

The video was uploaded on Fox News' website in the early hours of Wednesday morning (GMT) after it was aired on Tuesday evening local time as part of Bret Baier's Special Report programme.

"We feel you need to see it," he reportedly told viewers. "The images are brutal. They are graphic. They are upsetting. You may want to turn away. You may want to have the children leave the room right now."

Mr Baier went on to claim that the graphic images needed to be shown "to bring you the reality of Islamic terrorism".

Responding to the video, Malcolm Nance, the executive director of the Terror Asymmetrics Project on Strategy, Tactics and Radical Ideology said Fox were spreading propaganda. “[Fox News] are literally – literally – working for al-Qaeda and Isis’s media arm,” he told the Guardian.

Jordan this morning said it had executed two terror suspects, Sajida al-Rishawi and Ziad al-Karbouli, having vowed an "earth-shaking" response to the pilot's murder.

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