Relatives of Islamic State captive Jordanian pilot Lt Moaz al-Kasasbeh place a poster of him in front of their new gathering headquarters in Amman January 30, 2015
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Jordanians express hopes for release of pilot captured by IS

The Jordanian government is seeking proof that a pilot captured by the Islamic State (IS) group is still alive as efforts continue to negotiate a prisoner swap.

It has said it is prepared to exchange an Iraqi woman prisoner for him but IS is only offering to free a Japanese hostage in return, while sparing the pilot's life.

Jordan is part of a US-led coalition that has been carrying out air strikes targeting IS.

Yolande Knell reports from Amman.

  • 30 Jan 2015
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