Weekly Media Summary 8 July 2016

July

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 Baghdad bombing which killed 281 people; the worsening refugee crisis in Jordan; and Israel’s financing of a security wall in Kenya which will help protect the country’s Christian population.

Iraq

BBC News: Baghdad bombing death toll rises to 281

Reuters: Inquiry slams ex-PM Blair for catalogue of failures over Iraq war

Jordan

CNN: Jordan must help, not punish, trapped refugees

Al-Monitor: Why Jordan’s plan to integrate Syrian refugees into workforce has faltered

Israel / Palestine

Premier: Israel-Kenya wall to help protect Christians from terrorism

Jerusalem Post: US accuses Israel of ‘systematically’ seizing Palestinian land

 

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