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 about Isil’s next plan of attack and news that the Rukban refugee camp on the Jordan / Syria border will close due to the shrinking number of residents.


The Telegraph: Isil leader ‘planning fresh wave of attacks’ in revenge for defeats in Iraq and Syria, leading Iraqi official says

Rudaw: Christians in Iraqi capital call for UN-backed independent state


The Jordan Times: Rukban camp ‘to close in next few months’

Al Monitor: Arab artists show Amman’s true colors

Verse of the Day

“Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground.” Psalm 143:10 NIV