Showing posts with label reconstruction. Show all posts
Showing posts with label reconstruction. Show all posts

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Kuwait Pledges $2 Billion for Iraq's Reconstruction

Iraq's Reconstruction
Kuwait will lend $1 billion to Iraq and commit a further $1 billion of investment to the country, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah told an international conference on Iraq’s reconstruction on Wednesday.

Monday, January 16, 2017

EU Planning to Host Conference on Future of Syria in Spring : Mogherini

The European Union is planning to host a conference on the future of Syria in Brussels in spring, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said Monday.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

EU, Arab League Agree to Rebuild Syria After Political Settlement in Country

The European Union and the Arab League have agreed to take part in rebuilding post-civil war Syria once a political transition begins in the country, the two regional blocs' foreign ministers said.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

'Safe Zones': Trump's Idea Evokes Strong Memories of Hillary Clinton's Old Plan

Commenting on Donald Trump's initiative to build safe zones in Syria with money from Gulf states, Russian analyst Vyacheslav Matuzov told Radio Sputnik that Trump's plan will work only if the legitimate Syrian government preserves full control over the so-called "safe zones."

Monday, October 31, 2016

Séisme en Italie: des milliers de personnes désormais sans toit

Des milliers de personnes chassées de leur maison, dans le centre de l'Italie, par le tremblement de terre le plus puissant depuis 1980 se sont réveillés ce lundi après une première nuit dehors.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

German military program trains Syrian refugees for civilian roles

Germany’s military has initiated a pilot program training over 100 Syrian migrants for civilian roles in the areas of technology, medicine, and logistics aimed at enabling them to eventually aid in the reconstruction of their war-ravaged country.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Disregard of China's peace efforts in South China Sea undermines US sincerity

The unruly and escalating rhetoric by some American politicians and navy leaders against China's activities in the South China Sea shows their complete disregard of Beijing's peace efforts for regional stability.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Syrian opposition talks ends with no agreement on key issues

The first day of the Saudi-hosted Syrian opposition talks ended on Wednesday, without agreeing on key issues, including the future of President Bashar al-Assad in a transitional period, Al Arabiya News reported.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Quake-ravaged Nepal needs 6,663 mln USD for reconstruction, government says

The cost for reconstruction of the earthquake-ravaged Nepal is approximately 6,663.1 million US dollars, according to a Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) carried out by the Nepal Planning Commission on Saturday.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Israel says doubling water supplies to Gaza

Israel is to double the amount of water it channels annually to Palestinians in the blockaded Gaza Strip, the defence ministry said Wednesday.

A humanitarian crisis has gripped Gaza since a July-August war with Israel, which controls most of the territory's resources, its imports and exports as well as the movement of people.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Only 2% delivered of $5.4 billion pledged for Gaza reconstruction, officials say

Two months after donors pledged $5.4 billion to help rebuild Gaza after the war between Israel and Hamas, Palestinian, UN and other officials say barely two percent of the money has been transferred.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ya'alon: Israel can't allow Gaza reconstruction if Hamas rebuilds infiltration tunnels

Israel will not allow construction materials to enter the Gaza Strip if Hamas rebuilds infiltration tunnels destroyed by the IDF during Operation Protective Edge, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said on Monday.

During a meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at his officein New York, Ya'alon expressed his concern over a Hamas claim that its members were continuing to dig underground passageways leading from the coastal enclave into Israel.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Israel allows construction materials shipment to Gaza (Palestinian official)

Israel allowed the first shipment of construction raw material in the Gaza Strip to start a reconstruction process that will be funded by international donors, a Palestinian official said on Tuesday.

Raed Fattouh, the Palestinian liaison officer at Kerem Shalom crossing point between Israel and southeast Gaza Strip, told Xinhua that Israel allowed on Tuesday 75 trucks carrying cements, gravel and iron for construction.

"Israel allowed through the commercial crossing today 15 trucks of cements, 10 trucks carrying iron for construction and 50 trucks carrying gravel to the Palestinian private sector in coordination with the United Nations," he said.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Donor Countries to Provide Total of $5.4 Bln for Gaza Reconstruction

CAIRO, October 12 - Donor countries that took part in a conference in Cairo, aimed to raise money to rebuild the Gaza Strip, promised to provide a total of $5.4 billion for Gaza reconstruction, Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende said after the three-day-long forum ended.

President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas announced at the conference that the rebuilding of Gaza requires $4 billion.

U.S. pledges $212 mln for Gaza reconstruction. (Mahmoud Abbas has asked for $4 billion)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry unveiled on Saturday a $212 million aid plan to help the Gaza Strip after it was devastated by a 50-day war between Israel and Hamas.
Kerry, who was one of 30 ministers attending the donor conference for the reconstruction of Gaza, said the Palestinians needed immediate assistance and that the humanitarian challenge was "enormous.”
“The people of Gaza do need our help, desperately, not tomorrow, not next week, they need it now,” he said told the Cairo meeting.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

U.S. hopes Israel will contribute to the reconstruction of Gaza

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki praises Israel and the Palestinians for working together to help the residents of Gaza...

Israel should play a role in the reconstruction of Gaza, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a press briefing Wednesday. 

"We do think that Israel will need to play a role in Gaza reconstruction," Psaki said when asked if Israel should play a greater role in the reconstruction of Gaza.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Middle East: UN envoy announces deal on reconstruction in Gaza

UN,  16 September 2014 – With the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire holding in the Gaza Strip, the United Nations has reached agreement with Israel and Palestinian Authority on a new reconstruction mechanism for the enclave as “an important step” in the right direction to kick start recovery and rehabilitation and give hope to the people there, a senior UN envoy announced today.

That announcement was made today by the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Robert Serry, as he briefed the Security Council on the situation in the region.

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