Iraq Wants $88 Billion for Rebuilding. Allies Offer a Fraction of That
Press Review, 14 February 2018
Last update: 2018-02-14 10:22:04
Iraq Wants $88 Billion for Rebuilding. Allies Offer a Fraction of That. An Iraq fund-raising conference in Kuwait attended by dozens of potential donors was headed for failure on Tuesday, with barely $4 billion pledged — none from the United States (the New York Times).
In a bid to clean up its image, Saudi Arabia is giving up a key European mosque. Since 1969, Belgium leased the Grand Mosque in Brussels to Saudi Arabia in return for cheaper oil for its industry.The deal gave Saudi-backed imams important access to the growing Muslim community in Belgium. But that’s all about to change (Quartz).
Stay up to date: sign up for our newsletter
For insights and analysis subscribe to our biannual journal
This website uses technical and profiling cookies in order to improve your user experience. It also allows third-party technical, analytical and profiling cookies. For more information about cookies click here. If you continue browsing, we assume that you accept their use.