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 ‘final push’ by Iraqi government forces to take Mosul from ISIS, and a two-day conference in Amman organised by Yarmouk University about the escalating refugee crisis in the Middle East.


The Telegraph: Mosul offensive: Iraqi army launches ‘final push’ as army attacks Isil from north-west

Middle East Eye: Iraqi MPs call on Baghdad to block forced returns of Iraqi refugees


The Jordan Times: Two-day global conference on refugee-related issues kicks off

Al-Monitor: Jordan’s photography festival captures snapshot of country’s history