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 bombing of an ice-cream parlour in Baghdad, Muslim volunteers repairing a monastery near Mosul and entrepreneurial activities in Jordan.




The Guardian: Melbourne schoolgirl Zynab Al Harbiya killed as Isis targets Baghdad ice-cream parlour

The Independent: Muslim volunteers repair Catholic monastery because ‘Mosul is yours as it is ours’

Al Jazeera: Iraq: Almost one million people displaced from Mosul




The Jordan Times: Empowered ‘Ladies of Umm Al Jimal’ set up entrepreneurial activities

Middle East Online: Amman to celebrate status as ‘capital of Islamic culture’