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UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash later tweeted that there were also $5.5 billion from the UAE in private investments in Iraq "in addition" to his country's pledge but it was not clear if this was a new announcement.
The fund also says it reached an agreement with Iraq to settle its outstanding dues to the organization, allowing it to fully rejoin it.
Luaibi said the downstream investment would lift refining capacity to 1.5 million bpd by 2021, with 500,000 bpd of that earmarked for export.
Kuwait has said it will provide next-door Iraq with $1 billion in loans and another $1 billion in direct investments.
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on February 14 sought to motivate donors, saying it was incumbent on the global community to back Iraq after its sacrifices against ISIL.
Among the hardest-hit areas in Iraq is the city of Mosul, which Iraqi forces, aided by a US-led coalition, recaptured from the Islamic State group in July 2017.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (L), Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah (C) and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres attend the second day of an worldwide conference for the reconstruction of Iraq, in Kuwait City, on February 14, 2018.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that the restoration of Arab Gulf unity was in the best interest of all parties in the region.
According to Apple's own numbers, 93% of users are running iOS 10 or later - software which also may no longer use the code. By design, "the security of our products doesn't depend on the secrecy of our source code", Apple wrote in the statement.
The first engine of the freight train was torn up, he said, and the engine of the train , Train 91, was "barely recognizable". The Red Cross said it was sending volunteers to assist. "We were waiting for a few minutes before they evacuated us".
As a teen, Edwards sang gospel, but, like Sam Cooke and many other prominent gospel performers, he turned to rhythm & blues. According to Rolling Stone , Dennis was best known as a lead singer of legendary Motown music group the Temptations .
SUNDAY: The wintry pattern does not change with more snow likely and another 2"-4 " of accumulation possible. The risk for freezing rain and drizzle will be greatest Saturday night into Sunday morning.
A filibuster is a tactic used in the Senate to keep a bill from a vote by keeping a debate going on to discuss the legislation. Multiple sources with direct knowledge told CNN Tuesday that budget negotiators are on the verge of a major spending deal .
West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are edging higher early Friday. Goldman Sachs has been noted in the past as having a bullish outlook on the global oil market.
It isn't clear if The Surge 2 multiplayer will be a thing, but I can definitely see the potential for an awesome co-op experience. Combat is more brutal and tactical than ever , with even more options thanks to an expanded limb targeting system .
USA stocks rebounded Wednesday following their worst two-day stretch in months, lifted by the latest round of corporate earnings. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 4.65-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 2.16-to-1 ratio favored decliners.
Trump plans on replacing portion of food stamps with food
But buying food in bulk also "lowers the cost to us", said Mick Mulvaney , director of the Office of Management and Budget . Equally unclear is whether USDA would allot the same foods to, say, an elderly diabetic and a family with young children.
Ron Borges prankster says hoax was easy to pull off
After the story went up this morning, Kirk & Callahan at WEEI exposed Borges by tweeting out the text chain. But then I was just like, whatever, screw it, I'll just call him and he's gonna know it's not Don Yee .
Hamlin to carry USA flag into opening ceremony
Speaking before Davis' tweet, Hamlin said her family would be thrilled to watch her carry the flag. "I slide that's what I do. Walking out in front of a lot of people and even more people watching from home. that's going to be way more nerve wracking".
Man Wanted For Criminal Sexual Conduct With a Child
Police are telling anyone who receives the video to delete it, don't share it and to contact their internet service provider. Facebook has released a statement about a recent incident of child pornography being shared on the social media platform.
Redskins could franchise tag Kirk Cousins to trade him
There's a chance that Cousins could be the quarterback that's missing for each of those teams, putting them all on level footing. Cousins will likely reset the market at the position whenever he finally gets the deal he's been yearning for.