From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
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 largest city Mosul: