News Feature 2'S ARCHIVE

  • Mount of the Beatitudes overlooking the Sea of Galilee Some years ago I visited the traditional site of Christ's 'sermon on the mount' on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. Today, it is a peaceful place for contemplation, far removed from the experience of many in our troubled world, not least those we are [...] CONTINUE READING
  • Keeping you informed Every Friday we share a selection of news stories and other links about the region in which we work. Currently, our projects are in northern Iraq, Baghdad and Amman. However, we will also share stories about other places / issues relevant to our work. Much of the online news these days is […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Last month, Iraqi Kurds voted overwhelmingly for independence. For years they suffered under Saddam Hussein. They have long trumpeted the cause of self-determination. On the back of the referendum, the Kurds declared their own nation state. However, the Iraqi Government in Baghdad said that the vote was unconstitutional and declared the outcome null and void. This […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Dear FRRME supporter, Following the Kurdish independence referendum on 25 September, tensions between the Kurdish Regional Government in Erbil and the Government of Iraq in Baghdad have escalated into a full-blown military standoff. This week, the Iraqi army seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in the north of the country (which had been under Kurdish […]

    CONTINUE READING
COPYRIGHT © FRRME 2018. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.