The meeting will be co-chaired by Kuwait and Iraq, as well as the UN, European Union and the World Bank . The participants of Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq (KICRI) stressed the importance of the human dimension in supporting the reconstruction of Iraq.
Iran's military chief warned Israel last October against breaching Syrian airspace and territory. One of the most confounding - and unsafe - aspects of the six-year-conflict in Syria is that its roster of combatants continues to broaden.
Zuma said he would make another statement later Wednesday, raising the possibility that he might change his position and resign voluntarily rather than face the humiliation of his ouster by the combined votes of the ruling and opposition parties.
For a second time, a judge has blocked President Donald Trump's administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects immigrants in the United States brought illegally as children from deportation.
Britain warned on Wednesday it would cut off ties with foreign aid charities that cover up sex scandals after revelations involving Oxfam, which has seen a spate in cancellations of donations . Ms Mordaunt added: No organisation is too big, or our work with them too complex, for me to hesitate to remove funding from them if we can not trust them to put the beneficiaries of aid first.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Turkey pledged $5 billion in loans and investment, making the country one of the top contributors. The US is not expected to make a direct government contribution at the conference, however. "ISIS remains a serious threat to the stability of the region, our homelands and other parts of the globe", he said. US officials said the thrust of Tillerson's message was that "eyes have to be on the prize" and anything that hinders Islamic State's defeat will ...