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 features news about the retaking of Mosul airport from Islamic State by Iraqi government forces and the the worsening political situation in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.


The Guardian: Iraqi forces seize Mosul airport from Isis as Syrian rebels take al-Bab

Washington Post: US changes rules of engagement for Mosul fight in Iraq


Al Jazeera: Jordanians ‘at breaking point’ over austerity measures

Al Bawaba: Jordan’s Islamic Action Front calls for mass rally in Amman