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 interception of the world’s largest ransom in Iraq and the World Islamic Congress Meeting in Jordan.


Independent: Iraq considers next move after intercepting ‘world’s largest’ ransom for kidnapped Qataris

The Telegraph: Isil ‘using foreign fighters for atrocities in Mosul’


The Jordan Times: Conference begins to address challenges facing Islamic world

Al Monitor: War of words escalates between Jordan, Iran