The cultural importance of rebuilding Mosul; Child mortality rates in Afghanistan on the rise

Sep 12, 2018, 02:00 AM

Iraq needs two billion dollars to revive its cultural heritage and renovate areas destroyed by ISIS. But the country says it does not have the capacity to rebuild without support from the international community. How are the UAE and other foreign allies helping? Mina Al Droubi joins us from the Unesco conference in Paris to tell us. 

And in war-torn Afghanistan, child violence is on the rise more than 15 years after the US war in the country began. Preethi Nallu tells us firsthand how dire the situation has become for Afghan children.

We discuss both stories in this week's Beyond the Headlines podcast.