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Five years and billions of dollars needed to rebuild Mosul: officials

Iraqi labourers at a construction site in eastern Mosul on Sunday. While the central government in Baghdad have pledged 52 billion Iraqi dinars to rebuild Nineveh province, much more is needed for the battle-scarred city, say officials.

Mosul, Iraq

MOSUL'S wrecked roads, bridges and broader economy will take at least five years to repair and need billions of dollars of development that Iraq's government will struggle to afford, officials returning to the battle-scarred city said.

The airport, railway station and...

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