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 battle for Tal Afar in northern Iraq and the opening of the first job centre in a Jordanian refugee camp.


BBC News: Iraq War: Why the battle for Tal Afar matters

Foreign Affairs: What Iraq’s Kurdish Peshemrga Believe


The New Arab: Jordan opens first job centre inside Syrian refugee camp

Press TV: Turkey’s Erdogan, Jordan’s King Abdullah II discuss Palestine’s al-Aqsa

Verse of the Day 

“Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.” Psalm 119:165 NIV