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 ongoing battle for Mosul between ISIS and Iraqi government forces, and a new initiative by IKEA to employ refugees in Jordan to produce handmade goods.


Al Jazeera: Iraqi forces ‘make further gains’ against ISIL in Mosul

Gulf News: Iraq ruling coalition opposes Kurdish independence referendum


Curbed: IKEA will employ refugees to produce handmade goods in Jordan

The Jordan Times: Muslim youth take initiative to guard churches as Easter celebrated