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 features news about the worsening humanitarian situation in Mosul and a UN report about the lack of human development, i.e. education, in Jordan and other Arab countries.


The Christian Science Monitor: After ISIS: For Iraqis, reconciliation in Mosul will be challenging, and vital

The Independent: ‘Worst yet to come’ in final push to free Mosul from Isis, says UN


The Jordan Times: Youth and women ‘left behind’ in Arab region development progress – UNDP

The Jordan Times: Arab summit’s preparatory meeting focuses on inter-Arab trade