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 a report of an 84 year old woman rescued from the rubble after ISIS used people as human shields and UNESCO’s initiative to ensure evidence-based planning in the education system in Jordan.




Rudaw: 84 year old woman survives under rubble for a week

Mail Online: Two dead as at least 800 people suffer mass outbreak of food poisoning from a Ramadan meal at an Iraqi refugee camp after fleeing ISIS in Mosul

AL Monitor: Islamic State families fear persecution in Iraq




Amman Daily News: UNESCO initiative seeks to ensure evidence-based policy, planning in education system

The Jordan Times: Two Jordanian women prepare for world record highest-elevation football game

The Jordan Times: ‘Patriarchal mentality’ hinders women in Jordan’s media – experts