Weekly Media Summary 21 April 2017

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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 ongoing battle for Mosul between ISIS and Iraqi government forces, and a new initiative by IKEA to employ refugees in Jordan to produce handmade goods.

Iraq

Al Jazeera: Iraqi forces ‘make further gains’ against ISIL in Mosul

Gulf News: Iraq ruling coalition opposes Kurdish independence referendum

Jordan

Curbed: IKEA will employ refugees to produce handmade goods in Jordan

The Jordan Times: Muslim youth take initiative to guard churches as Easter celebrated

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