Donor conference pledges $30bn to help Iraq rebuild after Isis

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Challenge for Baghdad is turning pledges into cash and ensuring it is not siphoned off through corruption

A global donor conference has pledged almost $30bn (£21bn) to help Iraq rebuild after the ravages of Islamic State, about a third of what the country estimates it will need long term.

The money is a mix of grants, loans and investment promises, with neighbours Kuwait, Turkey and Saudi Arabia among the biggest donors, along with nearby Qatar.

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