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Mosul, Iraq - If seen from afar, Mosul's old town could be compared with a sandy beach. It has been more than eight months since the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS). While rebuilding efforts have begun, Iraq's second-largest city continues to struggle to get back on ...
The needs in Mosul are huge – from the urgency of clearing bombs planted by ISIS to helping thousands of orphans in Iraq's second city. This has led to some questions about putting aside tens of millions of dollars to rebuild a mosque. However, Al Nuri's and Al Hadba's reconstruction are about much more ...

International donors have pledged $30 billion in Iraqi reconstruction. After a stellar 11 per cent GDP growth in 2016, Iraqi real GDP growth fell to near zero in 2017 due to Baghdad's compliance with Opec output cuts. Iraq produces 4.3 million barrels of crude oil a day. However, the surge in Brent crude to ...
“This agreement underlines our shared commitment to support the continued development and reconstruction of a prosperous and stable Iraq. This framework acknowledges the vital importance of the successful reintegration of migrants in rebuilding their country,” said Waite in an IOM statement.
Under one-off special legislation enacted for the mission in 2003, a total of some 5,500 GSDF personnel were dispatched to the southern Iraq city of Samawah to engage in reconstruction aid such as building schools and other infrastructure, supplying water, providing medical guidance and so on. Although ...
Saudi Arabia pledged $1.5 billion for Iraqi reconstruction at a donors' conference in Kuwait in February. Saudi Arabia garnered substantial brownie points in February by playing its first soccer match in Iraq in almost three decades, boosting Iraqi efforts to persuade world soccer body FIFA to lift its ban on ...

The climax of the rapprochement bid saw Kuwait host an international conference for the reconstruction of Iraq in February. Donors pledged $30 billion to rebuild Iraq, with the most significant contributions coming from Turkey and Gulf countries. “Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey signalled ...
“After the defeat of Daesh [Arabic acronym for the IS], Iran's priority is to help with Iraq's reconstruction,” he noted. Araji called for expanding cooperation between the two militaries and defense sectors, describing it as a contributing factor to Iraq's national security and development. “We are keen on using ...
At the beginning of the week, Japanese Twitter users were caught by surprise when the recently discovered logs of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force dispatched to Iraq for a reconstruction support mission from 2004 were posted online. They revealed the breezy, daily lives of the troops in between times ...
As a reporter, he covered events including the rise of Solidarity in Poland and the growing Eastern European resistance to Soviet rule; the coming to power of Mikhail Gorbachev in Russia and his summit meetings with President Ronald Reagan; the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Lebanon in the 1980s; and the American ...
Iraq had signed a EU60.4 million agreement late 2017 for the reconstruction of areas recaptured from Islamic State militants. In February, Iraq announced it collected nearly USD30 billion from donors at the end of a conference for Iraq's reconstruction that was held in Kuwait. Iraq struggles to revamp its ...
H.E. Mr. Fumio Iwai, Ambassador of Japan to Iraq, stated “It is the fourth year in a row since Japan started the assistance for vulnerable Iraqi/Syrian people affected by ISIL through its Supplementary Budget. This assistance shows Japan's strong and faithful commitment to addressing the basic needs in the ...
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) welcomes a contribution of USD 4 million from the Government of Japan to support reconstruction and peacebuilding in Iraq by providing shelter and livelihood assistance to vulnerable returnees in key liberated cities. As of the end of March ...
The governor urged international aid organizations to contribute to the region's reconstruction, noting that Kirkuk's Hawija district -- along with the towns of Zab, Abbasi and Rasheed -- were in particular need of help. “Since the government is still fighting the terrorists, it is having difficulty rebuilding damaged ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi sought international support in Japan on Thursday to restore peace and prosperity in the Iraqi country. Abadi co-hosted a meeting in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss ways to improve public safety in Iraq. A, and agreed to set up a working group ...
“It is necessary to mobilize all international efforts to ensure the success of May's parliamentary elections, a move that precedes the reconstruction of Iraq,” Jabouri stressed. Praising the role played by the U.S. in the country's fight against terrorism, Jabouri said the reconstruction of Iraq will “help put an end ...
“Some families have left the camps and returned to their villages, even though many of these have been reduced to rubble,” he said. Following an ill-fated referendum on Kurdish regional independence late last year, the Iraqi army moved into the oil-rich Kirkuk province after the Peshmerga withdrew.

Even though the Iraqi government has hardly engaged with Qaraqosh at all, Yousef is optimistic for the town of his birth. The state is as markedly absent as it is in other Iraqi towns retaken from IS like nearby Mosul, where civilians have taken the initiative and are bearing the cost of rebuilding their cities ...
Rebuilding efforts in Iraq have been slow since the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) last year. But it is not just about reconstructing schools and homes, archaeologists say Iraq's very heritage is at stake. Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from the country's second ...
Cairo (Iraqinews.com) – Egypt is scheduled to host on Sunday an exhibit and conference in support of Iraq's reconstruction under the auspices of the Arab League. According to Alforat News, Iraqi Ambassador in Cairo Habib al-Sadr welcomed the promising investments scheduled to be offered at the ...
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, left, talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the opening ceremony of the expert level of the international conference on Iraqi economic development in Tokyo, Thursday, April 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi). Tokyo - Asharq Al-Awsat. Iraqi Prime ...
Baghdad, 5 April: The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes an additional contribution from the Republic of Estonia in support of mine action activities in Iraq. The Republic of Estonia has prioritized mine action, including clearance of explosives in areas liberated from ISIL, as essential ...
The UAE is funding the rebuild of a 12th century mosque in Mosul, Iraq which was blown up by ISIS in June 2017. United Nations cultural agency UNESCO announced earlier this week that the UAE will provide US$50.4 million (Dhs185 million) to finance the restoration of the Great Mosque of al-Nouri.
Iraqi security forces continue to provide the security that enables stability necessary for rebuilding and reconstruction, he added, noting that the U.S.-led coalition will continue to conduct operations that limit ISIS' freedom of movement and constrain their ability to build forces. In Syria in over the past week, ...



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