Keeping you informed

Every Friday we share a selection of news stories about the region in which we work. Currently, our projects are in northern Iraq, Baghdad and Amman. Much of the online news these days is behind paywalls but we will do our best to share content which is free to view.

This week’s media summary includes news about an attack by ISIS on a Shiite militia in Iraq and the opening of a job centre in a Jordanian refugee camp:

Iraq

CNN: ISIS claims attack on Shiite militia in Iraq: 27 dead

Al-Monitor: Iraq’s Sistani becomes top target as elections approach

ITV News: Families reunite as children abducted and tortured by ISIS in Iraq slowly return

Jordan

The New Arab: Jordan opens job centre for Syrian refugees in Azraq camp

Al-Monitor: Jordanians protest price hikes but in surprisingly small numbers

The Telegraph: Can Jordan create a mini-Dubai with a new multi-billion pound district in Amman?

Verse of the Day

‘Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness’. Proverbs 14:2 NIV