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 liberation of Nineveh Province in northern Iraq and King Abdullah of Jordan’s hopes for a ceasefire in Syria and wider region.


Time: Iraq Says it Has ‘Fully Liberated’ Nineveh Province From ISIS Control

Sky News: More British troops head for Iraq to defeat  Islamic State


The New Arab: Jordan king hopes for bigger Syria ceasefire

The Jordan Times: Jordan, Iraq celebrate reopening of border crossing

Verse of the Day 

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6 NIV