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 execution of Isis members by the Iraqi government for their role in the Camp Speicher killings, and the possible reopening of the main highway between Baghdad and Amman.


Independent: Iraq to hang Isis members over role in massacre of army recruits at Camp Speicher 

Guardian: Iraq sends workers home as ‘ungodly’ heat grips Middle East 


The Jordan Times: Jordan urges reopening of Iraq border, expediting pipeline project

Business Insider: Jordan king in rare West Bank trip seen as message to Israel

Verse of the Day 

“I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.” Psalm 119:14 NIV