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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 ...

Beijing Planning to Play Bigger Role in Syria

BAS News - 2018-02-12 21:54
ERBIL — China will play a bigger role in the reconstruction and development process in the war-torn Syria through increasing its aid, Chinese Ambassador to Syria Qi Qianjin said on Sunday. "I think it's about time to focus all the efforts on the developm ...

Talking about Syrian Post-War Reconstruction

International Crisis Group - 2018-02-12 21:33
While announcing an end to the Syrian civil war is grossly premature, it nevertheless has become clear over the past year that the conflict has started to wind down, owing to the military commitments of Russia, Iran and Hezbollah, and largely on the Assa ...

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 ...

KRG PM receives US Deputy Secretary of State in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-01-30 00:07
WAAR-DUHOK: The US Deputy Secretary of State reiterated US support for the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and its people in a meeting with KRG’s prime minister. He hoped the KRG will be able to participate in a donor conference for reconstruction of ...

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 ...

Health situation improving in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-12-24 11:42
AMINA AL-ALI AL_RAQQA- After liberating al-Raqqa city from IS gangs’ grip, 3 medical clinics have been opened by doctors who returned to al-Raqqa city and they are treating the residents now. Al- Raqqa city liberated from IS gangs, reconstruction begun, ...

Assad expects Russia to play key role in post-war reconstruction of Syria

Waar Media - 2017-12-18 20:32
WAAR-DUHOK: The victory over terrorists “has created conditions for accelerating the process of restoring the Syrian economy,” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said, as cited by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). Assad received a Russian government dele ...

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 ...

32 machineries to remove rubbles from al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-11-08 10:49
AL-RAQQA- 32 service machineries have reached al-Raqqa city to contribute to the reconstruction the city, and they would start firstly clearing and removing the rubble and earth mounds put by IS mercenaries in all the streets of the city. These machinerie ...

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 ...

Cameroon’s Far North: Reconstruction Amid Ongoing Conflict

International Crisis Group - 2017-10-25 19:24
The fight against Boko Haram in Cameroon’s Far North, the country’s poorest region, has exacerbated the already-delicate economic situation and placed under strain traditional socio-economic roles. The government and international partners should embrace ...

European, Arabic countries support al- Raqqa Civil Council

ANHA - 2017-10-03 14:23
Representatives of al-Raqqa Civil Council met with representatives of a group of European and Arabic countries in the Italian capital of Rome to discuss the reconstruction of al- Raqqa after liberation from IS mercenaries, The support was provided by a gr ...

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. ...

No Syrian 'Marshall Plan' but rather protracted war: Red Cross

Reuters - 2017-06-02 16:59
GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria is unlikely to see a major "Marshall Plan" for reconstruction as peace remains elusive despite hundreds of thousands more civilians possibly returning to their homes, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday. ...

Turkish Company to Reconstruct Mosul Bridge

BAS News - 2017-05-29 23:32
MOSUL — Mosul Governor Nufail Agoub on Monday held discussions with a Turkish company to start reconstruction of strategic bridges connecting western and eastern parts of the city after Islamic State (IS) is ousted. According to a press release by Agoub’ ...

Christian Volunteers Rebuilding Their Areas in Nineveh Plain

BAS News - 2017-05-29 17:47
NINEVEH — Approximately 13,000 homes in Nineveh which were damaged or destroyed by Islamic State (IS) militants are being reconstructed by the Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need’s (ACN) Commission for the Reconstruction of Nineveh. “Here in ...

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 ...

PKK Major Obstacle to IDPs Returns in Sinjar: Yezidi Commander

BAS News - 2017-05-20 16:30
SINJAR — Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) forces are the major obstacle to the reconstruction of Sinjar and IDPs' returns, said the commander of Ezidkhan Protection Units. Haidar Shasho, commander of Ezidkhan Protection Units, a previously PKK-affiliated a ...

Lalish Forum Discusses Reconstruction of Sinjar

BAS News - 2017-05-12 19:55
Lalish Forum 2 was organized in Duhok province DUHOK — The Second Lalish Forum, organized by the Yezidi Lalish Cultural and Social Center, began on Thursday in Duhok province for discussions on the situation of the Kurdish Yezidi community in Sinjar in t ...

A Workshop on Sinjar Reconstruction Held in Duhok

BAS News - 2017-04-17 22:38
PKK is the main barrier to IDPs return DUHOK — A workshop for reconstruction of Yezidi majority city of Sinjar was organized in Duhok on Monday. Waisi Naif, Chair of Sinjar Mayoral Council, told BasNews the workshop probed into the obstacles preventing t ...

Work for New Kurdistan-Iran Border Gate Commenced

BAS News - 2017-04-15 15:26
Kurdistan's Ministry of Reconstruction enforces the project ERBIL— Construction work for the Kele border gate between the Kurdistan Region and the Islamic Republic of Iran began, announced a director from the Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Reconstruction ...
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