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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Germany to spend 20 million euros on Shingal reconstruction

Ezîdî Press Kurdistan - 2015-12-10 00:36
Shingal – Germany´s foreign minister Frank Walter Steinmeier has promised to provide German aid for the reconstruction of destroyed towns in Iraq during his visit to Iraq. According to a report of the Süddeutsche Zeitung Steinmeier met the Iraqi prime mi ...

Iraqi Minister: Islamic State Has Cost Iraq $6 Billion

BasNews - 2014-12-08 06:59
Baghdad The Iraqi Minister of Housing and Reconstruction pointed out that Islamic State (IS) militants have destroyed more than 56 bridges in Diyala, Anbar, Salahaddin and Nineveh provinces that in total has hit the ministry by six billion US dollars. “Al ...

Iraq oil exports, revenues dip

Peyamner - 2014-01-29 14:04
PNA - Iraq’s oil exports and revenues declined in 2013 compared to the previous year, official figures showed on Wednesday, despite efforts to dramatically ramp up crude sales to fund much-needed reconstruction. ...
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