Chat Room – News Excerpts & Highlights
Movack says():I am reading a story from there newspaper over there on how dumb the criminals are. You have to laugh and wonder at the same time, why would you try and counterfeit any modern currency like the 50 K note and then go directly to the bank with it.
subgirl says to Doug_W():here is an article from romello from yesterday…
subgirl says to Doug_W():Maliki reveals for the first time scenes of Saddam’s execution
Twilight News Shafaq News / The chairman of a coalition of state law , Nuri al – Maliki , new details about the execution of Saddam Hussein, accused Qatar of trying to get him out of Iraq and challenged the decision of the Iraqi court.
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the execution of President Saddam al – Maliki he said he has warned that “Saddam ‘s execution that was delayed hours only, then she will be able to get out and leave Iraq
Maliki said : “I was well aware of the plot that was hatched on the issue of penalty, the American side has asked to postpone the execution of Saddam 15 days , but I flatly refused, because I knew that if not executed today will be smuggled out of Iraq
” I finally came out Saddam ‘s lawyer acknowledged that there was an agreement with Qatar and the UN Security Council to issue a decision by the UN Security Council , the Iraqi court stabbing Saddam and transfer to the outside
He added: “After the implementation of the death sentence against Saddam opened the door of the ambulance to see him and I told him and what would benefit me Aadamk, you bring me back my chest or martyrs.”
And pictures of al – Maliki himself as the owner of the only decision concerning the execution of Saddam, and he refused the American dictations time .
He also accused the parties to the Iraqi presidency of trying to evade the decision to sign the execution of Saddam , and pointed to the Presidency and the Minister of Justice.
He added that he had threatened Iraqi presidency, that if Saddam Hussein did not deliver him the third time in the morning, Saguethm prison troops subordinate to him, the Iraqi president and takes force
foxmulder says():I will be happy when we no longer read articles about this guy Maliki !!
Movack says():Man there are still bombing downtown Baghdad LINK
rcookie says():Parliament discusses security breaches in the first legislative term sessions
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Parliamentary source said on Tuesday that the first meetings of the parliament of the next legislative term will be devoted to the discussion of security breaches in Baghdad and the provinces.
The source’s (Journal News), Tuesday, that “Parliament has decided to be the first next legislative term sessions to discuss security breaches in the capital Baghdad and other provinces,” he added that “the parliament is considering the question of host security leaders to find out the causes of these violations and find out the kinks to hold negligent. ”
The capital of Baghdad and several provinces recently represented a major security breaches bombings and attacks Daesh claimed the lives of dozens of civilians were among the dead and wounded.
rcookie says():Federal Announces killed 50 element of “Daesh” broke into two districts in Mosul
Tuesday January 32 017 10:21 Alsumaria News / Nineveh
Federal police announced on Tuesday that killed 50 element of “Daesh” broke into two districts in Mosul.
Federal police said in a statement Alsumaria News received a copy of it, that “troops were able, today, killing more than 50 component of Daesh.”
She explained, “This outcome came storming through the Charter neighborhood inspired Shaimaa operations in Mosul.”
Experiencing Nineveh province since (October 201 617) and the large-scale military operations to regain control of the city of Mosul, which ravaged “Daesh” organization in June 2014, the Joint Iraqi forces have made remarkable progress led to the liberalization of a number of cities and regions, amid government pledges to maintain the infrastructure and re-displaced people to their areas liberated.
subgirl says to rcookie():GM 🙂 and thank you for the news! WOW!
rcookie says():Sadr bloc confirms its support for Ebadi “for a second term.”
Department:Published on the political scene: Today, 09:51 Number of views: 1752
BAGHDAD / Sky Press Said of the Sadrist movement led by Muqtada al-Sadr, the Liberal bloc, Althelathae, support for Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s “second mandate” to continue in the event of his combative political current.
The head Ketlh, MP Zia al-Asadi said in an interview Mteloves, I followed “Sky Press,” that “the recent visit Moqtada al-Sadr in Baghdad were not for an alliance with Prime Minister Haider Alebadi, but had to settle differences that constitute an obstacle to the political, economic and security reform program announced in the last period”.
Alosudai, “The Sadrist movement is ready to support Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi for a second term in the event of continued his combative political current,” attributing the cause to “address the country’s need to moderate for the time being.”
He was Vice President Nouri al-Maliki, said, on Sunday, the Dawa Party, will attend the “influential figures” in the upcoming parliamentary elections, pointing out that it “does not mean” it would be candidates for prime minister.
The leader of the Sadrist movement Mguety Mr. Sadr called earlier, the National Alliance to consider and scrutinize the reasons for rejection of the foremost authority in Iraq, receiving his delegation, while asked him to change the faces of the political coalition “Hla gouge” private and public policies
Movack says():you have to love this print — http://www.alsabaah.iq/ArticleShow.aspx?ID=129153
Movack says():does anyone have a good link to the law library or is it still down???
Doug_W says():IDK Mov
Movack says():got it and still the budget has not been asighned a law number yet – http://www.parliament.iq/Laws.aspx
rcookie says():Banking and tourism shares soar Iraq Stock Exchange at the close
General index to rise 1.42% –
The picture from Reuters Arabian Eye
January 3, 2017 15:41 Direct: General Index ended the Iraq Stock Exchange trading on Tuesday, gaining the support of banks and tourism stocks.
The general index grew by 1.42%, reaching the level of 662.85 points, a winner around 9.28 points,compared with a closing session on Monday.
And it contributed to the index’s rise banking and tourism shares, where the meeting witnessed high 19 stocks, including 9 shares of banks, and 5 shares for tourism.
Issued shares Ashur Bank soaring 8.33%, followed by the commercial bank at about 7.84%, and the Middle East Bank rose 6.82%.
In contrast, 3 shares fell on top of the Tigris and Euphrates Bank by 3.85%, followed by manufacturing and marketing of dates by about 3.03%, then the Hotel Ishtar at a rate of 2.26%.
And stepped quantities today to 1.95 billion shares compared with 1.3 billion shares the previous session, as liquidity rose to 1.6 billion dinars, compared to 827.24 million dinars a session on Monday.
The issue of Gulf Commercial Bank shares trading volumes of about 487.51 million shares, while Bank of Baghdad issued share liquidity by about 332.51 million dinars.
subgirl says to rcookie():How awesome! rcookie bank and tourism shares soared at the ISX… Cool!
rcookie says():Iran continues to cut power to Iraq and require a new contract
Tehran ‘s new – Arab January 3, 2017
Declared the CEO of “Tawanar” of the Ministry of Energy of Iran, Arash Kurd, to stop exporting electricity to Iraq since, on Monday, it was due to the end of the legal duration of the contract, and that the company sent a team to Baghdad to discuss a new contract.
He explained a Kurdish news agency of Iran (Persia), said on Tuesday that hold electricity export to Iraq has lapsed, while requiring a contract extension to make updates and drafting new amendments and additions.
He added that the drafting of the new contract should take into account the immediate circumstances and the change in the exchange rate and other key issues.
He explained Executive Director for “Tawanar,” the company informed the Iraqi side since the period of the imminent expiration of the contract for the supply of electricity and the need to update it, pointing out that it was dispatching aides managers of the company and the rest of the institutions concerned to Iraq in order to discuss this issue.
In response to a question about one of the reasons to stop exporting electricity back to overcome Iraq ‘s debt level of billion dollars, declined Kurds to speak in detail, but emphasized that sustained cooperation with the Iraqi side and that the Iranian delegation will discuss the subject of payments with Baghdad mechanism, stressing that stopping the process supply came after the expiry of the legal period of the contract.
And on the possibility of raising the size of the export of electricity to Iraq, a Kurdish confirmed that the electricity network in Iraq does not absorb the increase, as well as inability to raise Iran’s export in the summer season on the background of the need to bridge the internal needs.
He pointed out that the size of the export of electricity to Iraq changes depending on the week, but the average is between 700 – 1000 MW.
The Executive Director expressed the hope that the export process will resume in less than a month.
Economists stressed that this is not the first time that Iran’s electricity supply network in Iraq suffer from this crisis, that affects them many factors, including economic and security factors.
rcookie says():According to some Iranian sites, the war in Iraq and the security problems suffered repeated lines of the electricity network to malfunction frequently, you play as the accumulated debts of Iraq a second factor, and more than not being able to start investment projects pertaining to the electricity sector on the Iraqi territory is complicated.
Almost a year ago, it cuts off the electricity supply from Iran to Iraq, because of the bombing of a station to supply areas located east of Baghdad with electricity.
Earlier in the month of April / April of last year, it resumed the export of electricity from Iran to Basra, having been cut off supplies there at the time because of the accumulated debts of Iraq as well.
According to the online site’s economy, Iran’s share of energy sources and electricity with several countries, namely Iraq, Afg –
rcookie says():Rapid reaction forces liberated neighborhood Charter coast of Mosul left
Tuesday January 32 017 15:08 Alsumaria 6 0 1517 0 Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Declared war media cell, Tuesday, for editing Charter quarter in the left coast of the connector, and raising the Iraqi flag over the buildings.
She said in a statement cell Alsumaria News received a copy of it, “rapid reaction forces managed to noon today, the Edit Charter quarter in the left coast of the city of Mosul.”
She added, “The rapid reaction commissioned Daesh losses iddah and number, and raising the Iraqi flag over the district buildings.”
And witnessing the second phase of restoration of the connector from the grip of “Daesh” which was launched in (29 December 2016) process, offering unrivaled military campaign in all axes, which resulted in the liberation of many neighborhoods and villages in the left side of the connector.
rcookie says():Keywords: adopt economic policy Tqils poverty rates
Economy News / Baghdad …Secretary General of the Council of Ministers Mahdi Keywords discussed the Chairman of the Technical Committee of the Poverty Reduction Strategy observations contained in the World Bank report on the second strategy to alleviate poverty in Iraq for the years 2017-2021 in the meeting which was attended by several members of the House of Representatives, experts and academics.
A statement by the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, “The meeting, which was also attended by representatives of the relevant agencies and ministries of planning, finance, trade, labor and social affairs, health, environment, education, construction, housing and public works, agriculture, and representatives of the Kurdistan region, civil society organizations,
the process of objective assessment of what has been accomplished and what has not been achieved and what should be added edited, or deleted in the new strategy. ”
He stressed Keywords during the meeting, “the importance of coordinating activities to prevent overlap between the projects guaranteed by the relevant authorities in the new strategy,”
pointing to “the need to take into account the latest developments in the country, especially the situation of displaced persons who have turned many of those who were above the poverty line to below the poverty line,
according for our perspective because of losing their jobs or their businesses or homes or property as a result of terrorist Daesh, which was accompanied by a large collapse in oil prices, which is the backbone of the resources of the state. ”
The meeting concluded to hold a workshop for stakeholders to prioritize projects and activities finalized to return to the World Bank.
It is noteworthy that the government is seeking through this strategy, to reduce poverty, through the adoption of an economic policy that is consistent with the financial situation, which is currently experienced by Iraq, and the output of the drop in oil prices globally.
Also it provides for the establishment of a special fund to finance poverty projects, through financial allocations in the federal budget or donations that may be obtained by the government from donors.
rcookie says():OK….SO HERE….WE SEE IRAQ ADDRESSING STRATEGY FOR REDUCING NATIONAL POVERTY LEVELS….AT CoM MEETING WITH MINISTERIAL AND INTERNATIONAL AGENCY REPRESENTATIVES FROM WORLD BANK AND REPORT…
COORDINATING ACTIVITIES FOR 2017-2021 IN COORDINATING ACTIVITIES SO TO MINIMIZE OVERLAP BETWEN PROJECTS AND MINISTRIES IN THE NEW STRATEGY….
WHILST CONSIDERING THE CURRENT STATUS OF THE IRAQI ENVIRONMENT CONCERNING DISPLACED CITIZENS WHO HAVE TRANSITIONED FROM ABOVE POVERTY LINE TO BELOW IT SINCE DISPLACEMENT AND LOSS OF JOB..HOMES AND PROPERTY FROM ISIS…
THEY CONCLUDED BY AGREEING TO WB WORKSHOP TO PRIORITIZE PROJECTS TO REDUCE POVERTY THROUGH ECONOMIC POLICY ADOPTION CONSISTANT WITH THE FINANCIAL SITUATION…
AND CREATE A SPECIAL FUND TO FINANCE POVERTY PROJECTS THROUGH BUDGET ALLOCATIONS…
rcookie says():AND POVERTY LEVEL IS ONE OF THE IMPORTANT EXCHANGE RATE DETERMINANTS………….
rcookie says():Border crossings announce more than 25 billion dinars, our revenues for the month of December
Alaguetsaduz / Baghdad …Said director general of border crossings in the Ministry of Interior, Major General Sami Sudan, on Tuesday, said the ports revenues during the month of December 2016 amounted to more than 25 billion Iraqi dinars.
Sudan said in a statement obtained by “Economy News,” a copy of it today that “the border crossings revenues during the month of December 2016 amounted to 25 billion and 291 million Iraqi dinars.”
“The port Safwan border post was the first imports, as imports reached port 11 billion and 952 million Iraqi dinars.”
Doug_W says():that only lacks 48 million to be another Billion
rcookie says():Cabinet approves Intelligence Service Act and sends it to parliament
Tuesday January 32 017 17:04
rcookie says():Iranian Ilam port
Iran exported to Iraq goods worth more than $ 1.7 billion through the Mehran
Author: HAA Editor: BK 03/01/2017 17:30 Number of Views: 26Long-Presse / Baghdad
Iranian official revealed on Tuesday, for the export of goods worth more than one billion and 743 million dollars to Iraq via Mehran border port, opposite the port Zurbatiyah Wasit Province, (180 km southeast of Baghdad), during the past nine months, stressing that Iran’s exports to Iraq It rose by 78 percent compared to the same duration of last year 2015.
He said the business affairs official in Ilam province, western Iran, beautiful Hohana, told media followed up (range Press), said that “Iran exported to Iraq goods worth one billion and 743 000 214 thousand dollars through the Mehran border port, during the past nine months,” pointing out that “Iranian exports to Iraq over the size of Ilam province and the rest of the other customs ports, up 78 percent compared to the same duration of last year 2015”.
He Hohana, that “the value of goods exported from Ilam Province, amounting to half a billion dollars, an increase of four percent from what it was previously,” noting that “exports through the Mehran included construction materials, mineral and agricultural plastic products, vehicles and spare parts as well as petrochemical materials “.
The commercial attache at the Iranian embassy in Baghdad, Mohammad Reza Zadeh, said during a dialogue meeting of the Council of the government with the private sector in Golestan province city Knbdos, north of Iran, in November last 2016 end, the trade exchange with Iraq size of $ 13 billion a year, includes six billion and $ 200 million in non-oil exports, noting that Iranian exports to Iraq have multiplied 17 times over the last decade.
The Iraqi Ministry of Trade, confirmed in (the ninth of November last in 2016), that trade with Iran amounted to more than six billion dollars a year earlier in 2015, indicating that two billion and 500 million dollars exceeded during the first half of the last in 2016.
rcookie says():Abadi: Kurdistan region exported oil more than a specified percentage and the clarification
Il Giornale Urgent Abadi: the province exported more oil than a specific percentage and the clarification
Politician Number of Views: 4 03/01/2017 16:36
Announced Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, said that “the Kurdistan region exported more than a specified percentage of the oil through the Turkish port of Ceyhan.”
He called al-Abadi in his weekly news conference, “the province to more transparency and clarity in the export of oil” ..
dinarmassa says to rcookie():RC, I’m assuming with the tarriffs being implemented, it has increased the cost of goods thus decreasing further the buying power of the Iraqi people, the need for a RV increases daily, how much more pressure is needed for the RV to occur in your opinion
rcookie says():40 killed an essential element of Daesh pounding of Army Aviation in Mosul
a wish Since 03/01/2017 20:05 pm (Baghdad time)
BAGHDAD – balances News
Army managed airline, on Tuesday, killing more than 40 terrorists in the city of Mosul.
A statement by the Ministry of Defense received / balances News / copy of the “Army Air Champions were able to direct several air strikes against the remnants of Daesh terrorist gangs.”
The statement added that “the strikes have killed 27 of them and burning of four motorcycles and killing their drivers, and the destruction of Salon wheel bearing terrorists and killed them, as well as the burning wheel type Starks carrying terrorists, and address the dens of Doaash sniper and killed inside the cache in the neighborhoods of the Charter and Sumer and Dumez within the left coast of the conductor. ”
The statement said “the army aviation carried out several strikes in the regions of Afar and Fisheries within the western hub for operations edit Mosul that killed 19 terrorists and destroy armored wheel bearing mono and destroyed several hideouts of them,” .anthy 29
rcookie says():More than 70 “Daashaa” The death cleared the left coast of Mosul
Author: MSI Editor: AZ 03/01/2017 20:01 Number of Views: 103 Long-Presse / Nineveh
A security source in Nineveh province, on Tuesday, that more than 70 of the element (Daesh), were killed, the clearing pieces of counter-terrorism left the coast east of Mosul device (405 km north of Baghdad), as he pointed to the destruction of three who became a subsidiary of the organization.
The source said in an interview with (long-Presse), that “the pieces of the fight against terrorism a regiment of Najaf, managed to destroy three wheels bomb an al (Daesh) before arriving in pieces the purge and the liberalization of the industrial district on the left coast, east of Mosul.”
The source, who asked not to be named, said: “The security forces killed more than 70 elements of the organization during the cleansing process.”
rcookie says():Cabinet amends the Iraqi National Intelligence Service Act
By Roudao Justice Cabinet, introduced a draft Iraqi National Intelligence Service Act.
A statement by the prime minister seen by Roudao Media Network, that “the Council of Ministers held on Tuesday its first session in 2017, headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, was at the meeting to vote on amendments to the draft intelligence law and send it to the House of Representatives.”
He added that, “In the interests of the current government’s great attention to the electricity sector and continuously supplied to the citizens in accordance with the vision and the strategy developed has been voting on the draft law of the Ministry of Electricity.”
The statement continued that “the implementation of the agreement signed free trade with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has to approve the formation of a committee between the ministries of industry and the Iraqi Metal Industry and Trade of Jordan to determine the products that cause exempted from customs duties and taxes damaging to industry and local Iraqi agriculture and be Trebil exclusively be for goods manufactured in Jordan and a commitment to farm the calendar. ”
He pointed to “discuss communications and IT draft laws to regulate the work and send the projects to the House of Representatives.”
The Cabinet also discussed the “plans and strategies Municipality of Baghdad to show the best of the capital as well as the gates of Baghdad, has been hosting Amina Baghdad on this and other topics, it was also issued a number of directives pertaining to the work of ministries and sectors.”
rcookie says():Anbar local government investment opens the door to foreign companies
By Amer al- Anbari After he managed to Iraqi security forces to secure the highway that connects the capital Baghdad borders with Syria and Jordan, citizens demanded in Anbar province , the opening of border crossings to trade and passenger traffic between the two countries, where longer Trebil of the most important border crossing points that go through the various commodities and goods .
Anbar Provincial Council announces the display international highway between Baghdad and Jordan for investment to foreign security companies, stressing that the opening of Trebil will contribute to the recovery of Anbar, Iraq’s economy.
Amid conflicting statements to Iraqi officials, still many of the interests of the owners of commercial goods parked in addition to the affected citizens and travelers who are waiting impatiently for the movement of the central government’s decision opening the international highway.
Said Mahmoud Jabir, from Ramadi “We demand the opening of the highway because of this vital road and strategic and has the benefit of the province and all provinces Why rely on Iran to transport goods, and prices are very expensive, you must open and secure the highway, so that goods from Jordan come to us, at least it’s cheaper.”
The citizen Mohammed Juma, has said, “We demand the government to stand with us and open the highway, we want them to bring companies to restore international express line.”
On his part, said Anbar provincial council member Taha Abdel Ghani, told the network Roudao media, “Yes, the international highway is a vital lifeline not for Inbar only, but for Iraq generally it leads to the largest implementers economists with two neighboring us with Trade earlier,
There is an economic investment companies for the rehabilitation and also specialized security companies to watch I think one of the foreign companies made to secure the line of Trebil to Baghdad limits and Alwaleed also her studies is also presented as a secured approximately five kilometers on both sides of the road and thus will provide operational opportunity for a large number of the sons of Anbar province. ”