Jordan to hold meeting on Iraqi refugees

Jordan said Thursday it will hold a meeting on July 26 of nations hosting Iraqis who have fled their country's violence. The Amman meeting will be looking into ways to ease the burden of countries hosting large numbers of Iraqi refugees and attended by representatives from Iraq, Syria, Egypt, the Arab League, the United Nations and UN relief organizations, according to Jordan's official Petra news agency. It said Turkey, Iran, Russia and Japan will be invited to attend as observers.