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 Christian-sponsored reconstruction of Karamdes, a predominantly Christian town in northern Iraq recently under Islamic State control, and a plea from King Abdullah of Jordan calling on his citizens to “work together” to tackle the many challenges facing the country.


Catholic Herald: Knights to send $2 million to restore Christian town in Iraq

Kurdistan 24: Only in Kurdistan are rights of ethnic, religious groups protected: Assyrian party


The Jordan Times: King calls for proactivity as country tackles challenges

The Jordan Times: King’s donation to Jerusalem awqaf ‘reflects Hashemite pro-Jerusalem policy’