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Reconstruction of some Iraqi areas to cost $1.28bn

File photo of smoke rising over Tikrit, as Iraqi security forces and the Shia militia al-Hashid al-Shabi attack Daesh positions in the cityThe cost of reconstructing the provinces of Diyala and Salahuddin in Iraq is expected to reach $1.28 billion, Abdel-Basit Turki, chairman of the Fund for Areas Affected by Terrorist Operations in Iraq, announced yesterday.


Gulf assets worth $13bn frozen as a result of family disputes

Saudi WomenDisputes within family firms in the Gulf have resulted in assets worth $13 billion being frozen, the Anadolu Agency reported member of the Saudi Securities and Exchange Commission Omar Radi saying.


Saudi transfers $60m to Palestinian Authority

Saudi flagSaudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Egypt and Permanent Arab League Representative Ahmed Qattan has revealed that his country has transferred $60 million to the Palestinian Authority, Al-Resalah reported on Sunday.


Israeli army reservists called-up to tackle Palestinians

A Palestinian activist argues with an Israeli soldierIsraeli media reports claim that Benjamin Netanyahu and his Internal Front Minister, Gilad Erdan, have called-up 13 brigades of reserve border guards to crack down on Palestinians in East Jerusalem and a number of villages in Israel.


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