Weekly Media Summary 17 June 2016

June

Each week we post a selection of recent online items where you can find out about the latest developments in the countries in which the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East operates – Iraq, Jordan, Israel / Palestine.

This week’s Media Summary features news about the UN’s condemnation of Isis genocide against Yazidis in Iraq and Syria; the cost of providing water to refugees in Jordan; and emergency funding measures for Christian schools in Israel.

Iraq

Guardian: UN condemns Isis genocide against Yazidis in Iraq and Syria

New York Times: Christian Militias Fighting IS in Iraq Hope for US Support

Jordan

The Jordan Times: Water services for one refugee cost Jordan JD500 every year – minister

The Daily Star (Lebanon): Jordan detains professor for critizing anti-ISIS airstrikes

Israel / Palestine

Christian Today: Israeli minister steps in to become saviour of Christian schools

The Jerusalem Post: COGAT: West Bank water supply to Palestinians increased, not decreased

 

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