Tribal and family members gather by posters with pictures of Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who is held by the Islamic State group militants, and Arabic that reads "we are all Muath," at the entrance of captured pilot's tribal gathering divan, in Amman, Jordan, Thursday, Jan. 29 2015. A sunset deadline was approaching Thursday in the Middle East for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner or face the death of a captured Jordanian air force pilot, according to the latest threat purportedly issued by the Islamic State group.

Jordan awaits proof hostage is alive after swap deadline

Jordan has said it will only release an al-Qaida prisoner from death row if it gets proof the pilot is alive and so far has received no such…