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Progress in Reconstruction of Mosul Monuments

By Rina Bassist for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. UNESCO makes progress in reconstruction of Mosul monuments Paris-based UNESCO Chief Audrey Azoulay will travel to Mosul in March, to officially launch the second phase of the reconstruction of […]

Reopening of Mosul University's Central Library

Moslawis celebrate the reopening of Mosul University's Central Library and Ninewa Federal Court of Appeal The newly-rehabilitated Central Library at Iraq's second-largest university, Mosul University, was officially reopened today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Federal Republic of Germany and the Ninewa Governorate. Mosul University's Central Library, once a center of knowledge and […]

$890m for Reconstruction in Dhi Qar

By John Lee. Iraq has approved a reconstruction programme in Dhi Qar governorate valued 1.3 trillion Iraqi dinars ($890 million). Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi said that electricity supply would be given priority, adding that 20 cities in the province will also be expanded. Included in the more than 100 projects is the Al-Islah-Jbayish water project, […]

Egyptian Architects to Rebuild Al-Nouri Mosque in Mosul

An international jury has announced that an entry by eight Egyptian architects won the international competition for the reconstruction of the historic Al-Nouri Mosque complex in Mosul, Iraq, a major component of UNESCO's ambitious project for the rehabilitation of the ancient city, Revive the Spirit of Mosul. Selected from among 123 entries, the winning design […]

$3bn Saudi Fund for Investment in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi visited Riyadh on Wednesday on his first official visit to Saudi Arabia. A session of talks was held between the Prime Minister and His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, which dealt with cooperation between the two countries. The two sides agreed on […]

Italy, UNOPS to provide Services for Returnees in Sinjar

AICS and UNOPS Partner to Rehabilitate the Basic Services for Returnees in Sinjar, Iraq The Italian Cooperation and UNOPS launched a new project to support the Government of Iraq in rehabilitating basic services to returnees in Sinjar. The project will support the Government of Iraq in rehabilitating the basic water services for returnees in Sinjar […]

Anbar Reconstruction spawns Debate on Autonomy

By John Lee. Construction projects in Anbar province have created jobs, and provincial capital Ramadi could soon have Iraq's largest shopping mall, according to a report from Al Jazeera. It adds that the push for more investment underpins the province's ambitions for greater autonomy. Click here to read the full article. (Source: al Jazeera)

Egypt wins Strong Foothold in Iraq's Reconstruction

By Amr Mostafa for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Egypt wins strong foothold in Iraq's reconstruction Millions of Egyptian workers may benefit from their government's involvement in Iraq's massive reconstruction process. Click here to read the full story.

Int'l Architectural Competition to Rebuild Al-Nouri Mosque

UNESCO launches an international architectural competition to rebuild Al-Nouri mosque UNESCO calls on talents around the world to participate in an exclusive International Architectural Competition for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Al-Nouri Mosque Complex, funded by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in the Iraqi city of Mosul. Joining the initiative "Revive the spirit of […]

Rebuilding Mosul in the midst of a Pandemic

No one could predict what the year 2020 would bring, especially facing an unprecedented global health pandemic.For Mosul, which today is still reeling from the effects of ISIL's four-year brutal rule, COVID-19 presented a crisis upon crises affecting the city's quest for stability. Under its Funding facility for Stabilization Programme (FFS), UNDP has been active […]

COVID-19: Recovery is an Opportunity to Build Back Better

United Nations Secretary-General on COVID-19 and the Arab region: recovery is an opportunity to build back better The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on an Arab region struggling with decades-long development challenges, including occupation and conflict but also a dire economic situation, which have limited States' capacity to mitigate the impact of the virus. However, […]