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 and Jordan.

This week’s media summary includes news about the retaking of Hawija from IS and a job fair for refugees in Jordan.

Iraq

BBC News: Iraqi forces retake town of Hawija from IS

The Washington Post: Kurdish lawmakers boycott Iraq parliament session in Baghdad

Jordan

Arab News: Job fair offers hope for refugees in Jordan

The Jordan Times: Jordanian labour market suffers from ‘abundant’ foreign workforce – study

Verse of the Day

“Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.” Isaiah 26:4 NIV