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Iran Setting up New Military Base in Iraq's Camp Ashraf: Report

BAS News - 2019-02-13 10:56
ERBIL — An Iranian company has recently started the reconstruction works at the former Camp Ashraf in Iraq where the opposition group of People’s Mujahedin of Iran was stationed during the Baath era. According to a report by Diyaroona News, locals in Diy ...

Iraq to launch reconstruction agency - The National

Thenational - 2019-02-08 03:27

Kuwait to host Iraq reconstruction summit | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-15 01:22

Amnesty: Iraq should use oil revenue to fund reconstruction of war-torn areas

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-27 07:50

20. December 2018 – Iraq: Reconstruction aid must not cause Christians to be displaced!

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2018-12-21 16:27

Iraq, Japan to establish joint reconstruction fund: Iraqi PM's office

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-17 06:14

Iraq's 2019 budget ignores reconstruction costs, politicians say - The National

Thenational - 2018-12-14 19:50

Iraq secures €72.5 million from EU for next phase of reconstruction

Rûdaw - 2018-12-10 09:22
The EU commitment to support Iraq in its reconstruction is a long-term one ...

Iraqi government considering loans to families affected by ISIS war: official

E-Kurd - 2018-11-28 13:46
BAGHDAD,— The head of Iraq’s Reconstruction Fund for Areas Affected by Terrorist Operations, Mustafa al-Hiti, said on Tuesday that the Iraqi government plans to offer loans to people whose houses were damaged in the war against Islamic State. “The plan i ...

EU Steps up Assistance for Reconstruction of Iraq

BAS News - 2018-11-27 14:16
BRUSSELS, (European Commission) — The European Union has adopted today a €56.5 million package to promote sustainable job creation and strengthen support to refugees, internally displaced populations and their host communities in Iraq. This brings the to ...

Barham Salih from Rome: Corruption and misuse of public funds undermine Iraq's reconstruction

Kurdiu - 2018-11-24 22:43

France committed to Iraq reconstruction, Macron tells Abdul-Mahdi

Rûdaw - 2018-10-20 17:38
French firepower played a major role in the battle for Mosul ...

Germany to Donate $115 Million to Help Iraq, Syria Revive

BAS News - 2018-10-18 13:08
ERBIL — The German government will provide €100 million ($115 million) to help with the reconstruction of Iraq and Syria in the post-Islamic State (IS) era. The foreign and development ministries said on Wednesday that €90 million would be made available ...

Iraq Reluctant to Help Christians in Ninevah Plains Reconstruct Their Holy Sites

BAS News - 2018-08-07 21:58
ERBIL - Even though the Iraqi government had promised to allocate a total of IQD 51 billion from its 2017 budget bill for the reconstruction of the Christian churches and holy sites in the Ninevah plains, the decision is yet to be put into action, an off ...

Stability of Iraq is vital to regional security: UN’s Guterres

Rûdaw - 2018-07-12 23:48
Baghdad dedicates $540mn to reconstruction via UNDP in 2018 ...

50% of Iraqi Kurdistan’s schools need reconstruction: official

E-Kurd - 2018-07-08 00:23
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Twenty five percent of schools in Iraq’s Kurdistan region need to be destroyed in order to rebuild them and 50 percent of others need to be heavily renovated, a member of the Kurdistan Teachers Union’s Secretariat sai ...

Meeting with UAE officials in Brussels.

Nadia Murad - 2018-06-28 19:37
Grateful to meet with Excellency Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh and Ambassador Mohamed Issa Abushahab in Brussels to discuss UAE support for reconstruction and security in the Yazidi homeland of Sinjar Iraq. @Zakinus @UAEEmbassyBXL ...

Zain Iraq to receive $269 million to rehabilitate telecom services

Rûdaw - 2018-06-26 22:26
"an essential building block of the reconstruction effort ...


KNNC - 2018-05-23 19:18

At international conference, allies pledge billions in Iraq's reconstruction ‌ ‌

Xendan - 2018-05-16 11:35

Jordanian PM says his country ‘fully prepared’ to contribute to Iraq’s reconstruction

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-07 14:25
An aerial view of destroyed buildings and shops in the Old City of Mosul. (Photo: AP) ...

Turkey offers Iraq billions for reconstruction, second border gate

Rûdaw - 2018-05-06 14:50
Iraq's foreign minister visited the Turkish capital this weekend ...

Iraq Yet to Receive Funds from Kuwait Conference Donors: Source

BAS News - 2018-05-03 11:09
ERBIL - Even though some Arab states promised to help Iraq with billions of dollars during the international summit hosted by Kuwait in February on the reconstruction of war-torn Iraq, Baghdad has not received one dollar yet. An international donors conf ...

Kirkuk Arabs demand reconstruction of damaged homes | Iraq | Worldbulletin News

Worldbulletin - 2018-04-11 06:57

‘Rise Nineveh’: Christians in Iraq celebrate Assyrian New Year and Easter

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-04-10 12:30
The Easter holiday and Palm Sunday celebrations across Nineveh and in Mosul and Duhok seem to show a drive for reconstruction and energy being put in to the post-ISIS future. ...

Japan Contributes $10 Million in Reconstruction of Iraq

BAS News - 2018-03-31 21:59
BAGHDAD (WFP) – As Iraq emerges from four years of conflict and unrest, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a US$10 million contribution from the Government of Japan in support of recovery efforts. A portion of this contribution will a ...

KRG PM discusses Erbil-Baghdad talks, reconstruction, economic recovery with US Ambassador to Iraq

Waar Media - 2018-03-08 15:20
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday a US delegation led by Ambassador Douglas Silliman, discussing a range of issues including Erbil-Baghdad talks. Barzani and Silliman also exchanged views over the upcomin ...

PM Barzani discusses reconstruction, economic recovery with US Ambassador to Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2018-03-07 22:39

Iraq force that helped beat ISIS turns to reconstruction

Rûdaw - 2018-03-07 16:26
Hashd al-Shaabi have a long-term strategy in Iraq ...

KRG attending Kuwait donor conference with clear plan: governor

Rûdaw - 2018-03-02 21:50
Int'l Conference for Reconstruction of Iraq, takes place Feb 12–14 ...

Reconstruction and the future of post-ISIS Iraq

Rûdaw - 2018-02-24 21:49
World fears possible return of ISIS based on Baghdad's actions ...

Iraqi Gov. Untrustworthy, World Bank Supervises International Donor Funds

BAS News - 2018-02-18 21:23
ERBIL — The World Bank is said to be responsible for the billions of dollars donated to Iraq for the reconstruction of its liberated areas by several international partners. During an international conference hosted by Kuwait last week, donors pledged ov ...

IS Explosives Buried Under Rubble, Cause Challenge to Liberated Iraqi Cities

BAS News - 2018-02-15 19:29
ERBIL — The huge amount of explosive remnants across the war-affected areas of Iraq is posing obstacles to the process of reconstruction in the country and it prevents the aid agencies from delivering assistance to the returning families, said a senior m ...

Baghdad Government Disappointed in Kuwait, Received $30 Billion Only

BAS News - 2018-02-14 22:27
ERBIL — International donors pledged $30 billion to help the reconstruction of Iraq in the post-Islamic State (IS) era. The funds came after a three-day international conference held in Kuwait. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Turkey have promised the lar ...

Coalition Partner Canada announces support for reconstruction in Iraq and Middle East

The Global Coalition - 2018-02-14 20:22
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced support totalling nearly $12 million to help rebuild areas liberated from Daesh and to enhance the stability of Iraq. The post Coalition Partner Canada announces support for r ...

Billions pledged for Iraq reconstruction, still short of Baghdad's goal

K24 - 2018-02-14 19:38
Members of a US-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State (IS) pose for a group photograph in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Photo: Associated Press/Jon Gambrell) ...

Billions pledged for Iraq's post-ISIL reconstruction

Kurdiu - 2018-02-14 17:46

$30 billion pledged for Iraq reconstruction: Kuwait FM

NRT - 2018-02-14 17:26

$30 billion pledged for Iraq reconstruction at Kuwait conference

Rûdaw - 2018-02-14 16:36
UN chief announced a 2-year Recovery and Resilience Programme ...

Nations pledge nearly $25 billion toward Iraq reconstruction

NRT - 2018-02-14 15:01

Kuwait loans Iraq $1 billion for reconstruction, invests $1 billion more

Rûdaw - 2018-02-14 14:49
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi also spoke ...

Turkey pledges $5 billion for Iraq reconstruction: minister

NRT - 2018-02-14 11:48

Kuwait pledges $2 bn for Iraq reconstruction

NRT - 2018-02-14 09:41

France FM visits Iraq to discuss reconstruction | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2018-02-14 06:56

Roundup: French FM in Baghdad to confirm support for Iraq's reconstruction - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2018-02-13 14:50

International coalition meeting against ISIS begins its work in Kuwait

ANHA - 2018-02-13 10:43
NEWS DESK – The work of the ministerial meeting of the International Alliance against ISIS on Tuesday in Kuwait, within the framework of the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq, which began its activities on Monday and continues ...

Kuwaiti MP Against Financial Aid to “Corrupt Government of Iraq”

BAS News - 2018-02-12 23:29
ERBIL — A Kuwaiti lawmaker has slammed her country for hosting the international conference on the reconstruction of Iraq where dozens of states are expected to make contributions, saying that Baghdad has already failed in governing and serving its peopl ...

KRG delegation to Kuwait International Conference of Iraq Reconstruction

Waar Media - 2018-02-12 22:07
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) delegates on Saturday headed to Kuwait city to participate in the International Conference of Iraq Reconstruction and Development scheduled for Monday. The delegation includes the KRG’s Minister of Planning ...

Planning Ministry says Iraq’s reconstruction will cost $88.2 billion

Kurdistan24 - 2018-02-12 15:41

PressTV-France FM in Iraq for ‘reconstruction’ but oil in mind

Presstv - 2018-02-12 13:04

France FM visits Iraq to discuss reconstruction | French News | Expatica France

Expatica - 2018-02-12 12:35

Iraq seeks $88.2 bln for reconstruction: minister

NRT - 2018-02-12 11:08

France FM visits Iraq to discuss reconstruction

NRT - 2018-02-12 08:26

KRG Delegation Heads to Iraq Reconstruction Conference in Kuwait

BAS News - 2018-02-12 00:46
ERBIL — A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), including ministers and governors, departed on Saturday form Erbil to Kuwait to attend an international conference on reconstruction of post-Islamic State (IS) Iraq. Headed by KRG Ministe ...

Kurdish delegation head to Kuwait to participate in Iraq's reconstruction conference

Kurdistan24 - 2018-02-11 08:48

Iraq banks on private sector for post-ISIS reconstruction

NRT - 2018-02-10 13:06

Iraq banks on private sector for post-ISIS reconstruction

Rûdaw - 2018-02-10 10:34
A quarter of Iraqis live on less than $2 a day. The country needs major investment ...

PM Barzani hosts Amb. Silliman ahead of Iraq reconstruction conference

Rûdaw - 2018-02-09 13:09
The Iraq reconstruction conference starts on Monday ...

Tillerson to address Iraq Reconstruction Conference, but promise no US money

K24 - 2018-02-09 10:47
US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert. (Photo: Archive) ...

Iraq to resume payment to Kuwait amid reconstruction struggles

Kurdistan24 - 2018-02-09 02:10
Kuwaiti oilfields set on fire by invading Iraqi troops during the 1990 invasion. (Photo: KUNA) ...

Iraq calls on investors to help $100 bn reconstruction drive | Arab News

Arabnews - 2018-01-27 05:21

Iraq calls on investors to help $100 billion reconstruction drive

KNNC - 2018-01-25 20:08

UPDATE 1-Iraq calls on investors to help $100 bln reconstruction drive |

Kitco - 2018-01-25 18:00

Barzani, Abadi meet in Switzerland

Rûdaw - 2018-01-24 22:52
OPEC 'very proud' of Iraq's reconstruction post-ISIS ...

PKK, Hashd al-Shaabi Obstacle to Reconstruction of Sinjar: Official

BAS News - 2018-01-11 00:51
SINJAR — The Nineveh Provincial Council is yet to devise a firm plan to begin the process of reconstruction in the Yezidi town of Sinjar in northern Iraq, said a member of the council. Saydo Chato told BasNews that the main obstacle to the reconstruction ...

Kuwait to host Iraq reconstruction summit

NRT - 2018-01-08 21:29

Reconstruction starts at Iraq's biggest oil refinery

NRT - 2017-12-14 15:34

UK’s May Announces £50 Million Aid for Iraq

BAS News - 2017-11-29 23:39
ERBIL — UK Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged £50 million in support to the Iraqi government for the process of reconstruction in the post-Islamic State period. The aid was announced during a press conference by May and her Iraqi counterpart, Haider ...

Germany Funds EUR 7 Million to Rehabilitation of Liberated Areas in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-11-05 12:34
ERBIL — Germany contributed with EUR 7 million to the clearance of the explosives and hazardous remnants of war in Iraq to support the process of rehabilitation and reconstruction of the liberated areas, particularly Mosul whose infrastructure was comple ...

At UN Assembly, Iraq outlines vision for post-conflict reconstruction

United Nations - 2017-09-24 09:10
Iraq is an independent sovereign federal State following democratic processes which have enabled all its people to participate in society, said the country’s top foreign affairs official at the United Nations General Assembly, expressing opposition to a ...

China makes huge contributions to Iraq's post-war reconstruction

NRT - 2017-08-20 14:21

Iraq reconstruction fund calls on international community to help rebuild Mosul

NRT - 2017-08-02 09:22

World Bank Ready to Increase Long-term Support for Post-IS Iraq

BAS News - 2017-07-20 00:32
IZMIR — The World Bank announced on Wednesday it would shore up support for the long-term reconstruction of areas affected by the war against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, recently liberated by the Iraqi forces. The Iraqi government released a statemen ...

Iran ready to reconstruct Mosul: Minister

KurdPress - 2017-07-17 09:31
Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh said his country is ready to expand relations with Iraq, especially in reconstruction of the war-stricken northern city of Mosul. ...

Iraq Needs $100 Billion for Reconstruction After IS: Minister

BAS News - 2017-05-24 21:41
BAGHDAD — As planning for the post-Islamic State (IS) reconstruction phase, the Iraqi government has estimated the cost at $100 billion, said Planning Minister Salman Jumaili. The reconstruction of all affected areas will take at least 10 years, Jumaili ...

Minister invites Iranian companies to reconstruct Iraq

KurdPress - 2017-05-04 12:59
Iraq’s Labor and Social Welfare Minister invited Iranian companies to invest and work in his country's reconstruction process. ...

Mosul businesses start reconstruction without waiting for final Islamic State defeat

Reuters - 2017-04-26 13:21
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Some businessmen in Mosul have begun rebuilding their shattered premises without waiting for financial support from the cash-strapped Iraqi government or for the final defeat of Islamic State in the city. ...

Iraq asks US for post-war reconstruction funds

Rûdaw - 2017-04-23 00:14
FM Jaafari asked US envoy McGurk for a plan like the Marshall Plan ...

Social Media Campaign Follows the Rebuilding of IS-liberated Territories

BAS News - 2017-02-15 00:51
LEEDS — An online campaign to show the reconstruction work taking place in recently liberated towns in Syria and Iraq has been launched on social media by the Sawab Centre. The hashtag #AfterDaesh on Twitter is used by many locals in the recently liberat ...

PKK’s presence in Iraq’s Sinjar preventing town reconstruction: Barzani

E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The presence of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Sinjar (Shingal) is preventing the town’s reconstruction and is stopping the town’s displaced residents from returning to their homes, Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Governme ...

WKI President Cautions against Deployment of Turkish Troops to Iraq Says Turkey Can Contribute More with Humanitarian, Civilian Reconstruction Support

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2016-09-23 01:48

Germany to loan Iraq $566 million to aid reconstruction

E-Kurd - 2016-02-11 16:41

NewJapan allocates $7B for Iraq, Kurdistan Region reconstruction

NRT-TV - 2015-11-16 19:36

World Bank approves $350M aid package for Iraq reconstruction

NRT-TV - 2015-07-10 16:03

Iraq PM calls for greater S. Korean participation in reconstruction projects

Gulan Media - 2013-07-15 23:22

Iraq PM calls for greater S. Korean participation in reconstruction projects

Peyamner - 2013-07-15 12:04
PNA - Iraq plans to launch reconstruction projects worth US$300 billion in the next five years and hopes South Korean companies will take part in all of them, the country's prime minister was quoted Sunday as saying. ...

Iraqi Officials involved in Iraq's reconstruction fund corruption cases

PUK Media - 2013-03-18 09:58

Report reveals US wasted billions in Iraq reconstruction

PUK Media - 2013-03-07 10:28

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