House of Representatives plans to open 40 file financial corruption in the Maliki government

22/10/2014 (00:01 pm)

BAGHDAD / Mohammad Sabah

I decided to Integrity Committee in the House of Representatives re-open the 40 file financial corruption of the previous session as well as the issues and reached recently, stressing that the priorities for the next four years to track corruption and hold negligent for these files “without any political target.

This comes at a time that revealed Deputy block reform, led by Ibrahim al-Jaafari that “the political blocs in the House of Representatives finally agreed to resolve differences over the presidencies of committees integrity, security and defense, legal and agreed on the presidency equally between the National Alliance and Kurdistan (PUK) and the Union of Forces.”

The House voted on September 8, 2014 for its standing committees, which amounted to 26 of the Commission has not been named presidencies of committees and deputies nor its decisions.

He says Kurdistan Alliance MP Mahmoud Nour Eddin Ardalan for “term” that “the Integrity Committee in the House of Representatives and developed a particular strategy and specific to open all files, financial and administrative corruption for years.”

He continues, Noureddine that “the coming period will be distributed to members of the Committee on Committees and all the mini-committee specializes in the research and the subject of a specific file,” pointing out that the number of files that will be opened more than 40 file corruption. ”

Adds a member of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee that “the details of the names of files that will be re-investigated within the jurisdiction of the mini-committee which will raise a detailed report on these files and the actions that were taken.”

It stresses that “all files investigated by the Integrity Commission, the former will re-open the investigation, as well as the arrival of new files will be investigated,” refusing to disclose the names and addresses of file corruption which will be opened soon, saying that these files confidential will not Nbouh out to prove that the verification them. ”

He points out that “the Integrity Committee will hold a meeting next Tuesday to choose a president and his deputy, and her decision then will be distributed to all files on the members of the Committee, so that each member Sechts file specified in order to finish all the files together.”

In turn, shows a member of the Integrity Commission, Abdul Karim Alabtan that “the Parliamentary Integrity serious open all files of corruption retroactively since 2003.”

He says Alabtan in an interview with the “long” that the files that will be opened and re-investigated will include the post-2003. “And adds that” financial corruption after 2003 exceeded the perceptions and expectations, as well as the organization Transparency International listed Iraq among the advanced countries in the field of financial corruption and administrative. ”

And excludes MP for the National Bloc politicize the files of corruption within the Integrity Commission, saying that the opening of these files will be away from the political aim and purpose of a refund of the Iraqi people, “stressing that” the Integrity Commission will not tolerate any file from corrupt files that will be opened in the coming period. “.

For his part, shows the MP block reform crescent Sahlani that “the Integrity Committee postponed a meeting scheduled yesterday because of her links to some of the House of Representatives, to next Tuesday to choose the presidency.”

Sahlani says in a telephone conversation with the “long” that the Integrity Commission has so far held one meeting did not agree on who will be the president and vice and scheduled, “adding, that the priorities of the Action Committee for the coming period tracker corrupt and hold them accountable.”

He continues that “We have a lot of files in the previous session, which includes the state’s institutions, ministries and provinces.”

With regard to who should be prime Integrity Commission deputy Sahlani reveals that “there is a difference between the National Alliance and the Union of Iraqi forces on the presidency of this Committee and committees of security and defense and legal.”

It is noteworthy that “the political blocs agreed to finally solve this problem that hinder the resolution of the presidencies of committees in that figure holds the presidency of the National Alliance for the Integrity Commission, and security and defense for a period of two years

and then followed by a figure of the Union of Forces for the remainder of the parliamentary session.” And adds that “the presidency of the Legal Committee will be divided equally between the National Alliance and the Kurdistan Alliance.”…4%D9%8A-%D9%81


Chalabi, al-Maliki vowed: I will reveal corrupt your files in front of the House of Representatives

Chalabi, al-Maliki vowed: I will reveal corrupt your files in front of the House of Representatives

BAGHDAD – ((eighth day))

Party leader vowed the Islamic Conference, Ahmed Chalabi, leader of a coalition of law and Vice President Nuri al-Maliki to disclose corrupt files against him in front of the House of Representatives.

A source close to the Office of Chalabi’s ((eighth day)) that “Chalabi is determined and keen to detect corrupted files of former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki during eight years, he underlined that these files will reveal in front of the House of Representatives in the coming sessions after obtaining the approval of the board of the presidency put them.

The source added, that the files that reveal corruption against al-Maliki is the armament contracts and deals Office of the Adjutant General and grab some real estate in most Mahazat which became However, relatives of al-Maliki as well as some of the large amounts of unidentified withdrew from public finances. (AA)

Kurdistan: the distribution of grant one million dinars over 93% of the displaced

22-10-2014 01:43 AM
President of the Chamber of relief operations and sheltering displaced people in the province of Kurdistan Thamer Ali al-Hamdani, the distribution of ninety-three percent of the grant of one million dinars to itinerant Nineveh province, while a student of local government to facilitate the task of the committee to deliver the grant of the besieged villages.
Thamer said in a statement to the news agency: he was distributing 93% of the grant to the displaced families. He explained: that the remaining percentage is 7% were for non-registered and retarded for attendance.
Thamer said that the committee and distributed in the days of Eid Grant on 17 000 family is equivalent to the work of 3 months previously.
As a student of the presidency of the Nineveh provincial council pass a resolution in order to facilitate the Commission’s task to deliver one million grant and in-kind assistance to the besieged villages, and those who do not have access to the province of Dohuk.

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Keywords «morning»: The government is determined to resolve the 2014 budget next week

10/22/2014 0:00

Parliament calls on the government to send the Law of the year 2015
BAGHDAD – Alaa al-Tai – Shaima Rashid
The Cabinet decided to form a ministerial committee headed by Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari and a number of ministers and advisers in order to speed up the completion of the federal budget for 2014, called upon the Finance Committee parliamentary government to shoulder its responsibility to send the law next year’s budget to the House of Representatives as soon as possible.
This comes at a time confirmed the decision which the House of Representatives, Niazi Ihsanoglu, that the process of ratification of the budget represents the most prominent Aaloyat Council in the next stage, especially after the completion of naming all the ministers of the new government.
The sources in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, revealed in an interview earlier “morning” about the near completion of a draft federal budget for 2014, indicating the success of the ministerial committee technically competent in resolving 80 percent of its clauses and problems included.
The Director of the Office of the Prime Minister, Dr. Mahdi Keywords in an interview for the “morning” about the government’s determination to resolve the federal budget for the current year 2014 next week, by offering ministerial committee formed under the chairmanship of the Minister of Finance and a number of ministers and advisers recently for its final report within days for approval at the meeting of the Council of Ministers to be held next Tuesday. ”
Alak said: “The Council of Ministers meeting held recently under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr. Haider al-Abadi, discussed the financial situation to counterbalance the 2014 Federal, noting that the Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari reviewed during the meeting the financial statements and the challenges faced by the ministerial committee in charge of preparing the federal budget for 2014 in general and processors needed for approval and forwarded to the House of Representatives. ”
Alak said, that the meeting witnessed the agreement on the formation of a ministerial committee headed by the new Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari and a number of ministers and advisers, in order to provide its final report on the budget in the next session of the Council. ”
He continued, “The aim of the formation of the committee to find treatments for the fiscal deficit and reduce the search unnecessary expenses and provide a cash budget before the end of the fiscal year.”
Furthermore, attributed the head of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives, an MP for the Liberal block Magda al-Tamimi, told the “morning”, the reasons for delay in approving the budget in 2014 to the difficult conditions experienced by the country, noting that “the Commission does not need to be competent to finish their tasks and forwarded to the Parliament as soon as possible. ”
Tamimi said it had received phone calls from the Prime Minister’s Office, in which he confirmed that next Monday will see a cabinet session to discuss the financial statements and will inform the Commission of the details on what result in the meeting with him.
It noted that the House of Representatives, according to the constitution binding to cancel his holiday legislature in the event of the arrival of the budget to him, pending the completion of the discussion and voting on them, noting that the parliamentary Finance Committee did not receive the current year budget in 2014 from the government for discussion so far, attributed the reason to the lack of completion and containment problems, asserting that Parliament is currently responsible for the delay in approval and is awaiting the arrival of the Council of Ministers.
In a related context, said Tamimi: that the parliamentary finance committee, which is chaired, held a meeting this week to discuss the fate of the budget of the year 2015, and received as scheduled through October of this, in order to be considered and approved by the 31 of December of this year to avoid repeating past mistakes that led to the delay in approving the budget in 2014.
In turn, the decision of the House of Representatives said, Niazi Ihsanoglu, in a statement singled out the “morning” that the ratification of the budget is one of the main priorities of the Parliament for the coming period, especially after the completion of the government formation.
He stressed Ihsanoglu, on the need to speed up the government to send the budget to the parliament, and to avoid a political disaster, as far as his part, called on the President of the Age of the Parliamentary Committee temporary charge of approving the budget next year, Ahmed al-Haj Rashid, “The government has to bear the responsibility to send the budget in 2015 “.
Alhaji Rashid said in an interview for the “morning” he “and according to the Financial Administration Act and the public debt must send the budget in the tenth day of this month, and thus any delay in the budget may lead to a delay in approving investment projects and their implementation.”
He added, said the delay in the budget more could lead to the creation of a defect in the national economy, and cause delays in the provincial budget as well, calling on the governments of the center and the province to find solutions to outstanding problems.
And between, he is scheduled to come delegation to Baghdad to negotiate this matter during this week, noting that the 2014 budget has not ratified by Parliament, but are only of the financial statements.
In the meantime, a parliamentary source revealed the “morning” for the establishment of a session on the federal budget starts today in Kurdistan, with the participation of 150 deputies.
The source added, that this session will be held on the basis of Parliament need to understand fully the federal budget, adding that the House of Representatives candidates Siksmon three meals.

Hakim calls in a meeting with the Minister of Interior to develop a security strategy reservation Security

Wednesday, October 22 1 / Okrudolf 2014 00:26


The president of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq Ammar al-Hakim, in his office in Baghdad on Tuesday, Interior Minister Mohammed Ghaban.

A statement for the presidency of the Supreme Council of the Agency has received all of Iraq [where] a copy of which was that “al-Hakim said during the meeting that security is everyone’s responsibility, urging the Minister of Interior to work to achieve security of the citizen under the serious challenges facing the Iraqi society of gangs Daash terrorist,” calling “Develop a strategy security reservation homeland and the citizen.”

For his part, “the Interior Ministry confirmed that he listened to the visions of the wise, stressing the work to achieve security in the country, calling on everyone to cooperate with him for the success of his mission in light of the current situation.”

The Interior Minister Mohammed Ghaban, revealed Monday, a plan and a vision for a new prime minister Haidar al-Abbadi on security.

He took office in Ghaban “The ministry will work to the principle of reward and punishment, where rewarded outstanding and glory in his work and punished Almtlki and who does not lead his duties as required.”

The House of Representatives may give confidence in its last Saturday to Interior Minister Mohammed Ghaban and Defense Khalid al-Obeidi, and the rest of the vacant ministries in the government of Prime Minister Haider Alebadi.anthy

Defense Minister discusses with a delegation from the American Congress the arming and training of Iraqi forces

21/10/2014 19:54:00
BAGHDAD / NINA / Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi discussed on Tuesday with a delegation from the American Congress the matter of arming and training the Iraqi security forces.

The Defense Ministry said in a press statement that al-Obeidi met today with a delegation from the American Congress headed Derl Eysa

The statement added that they ” discussed, in the meeting , the overall security situation taking place in Iraq and the region and the support of the Congress to the requests of the Ministry of Defense in the field of arming and training Iraqi security forces.

The meeting was attended by Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen. Babacar Zebari and the Secretary General Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Mohamed. / End

Urgent ..khamni’s for Ebadi: We stand by your side and defend your government hard

Urgent ..khamni’s for Ebadi: We stand by your side and defend your government hard
Tuesday, 21 October 1 / Okrudolf 2014 18:37

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He said the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ali Khamenei, during a meeting with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, “We stand by your side and defend your government hard” .itba

Iraq agrees to a deal worth 278 million dollars with Halliburton

Iraq agrees to a deal worth 278 million dollars with Halliburton

10/21/2014 21:14:00

Iraq agrees to a deal worth 278 million dollars with Halliburton
The Cabinet has approved a deal worth 278.5 million dollars, with the Halliburton oil services for the American oil field south of West Qurna-1.
The government statement said that under the contract, which extends to 30 months will Halliburton drilled 30 oil wells in the field, the first phase of West Qurna, which is being developed by Exxon Mobil Corporation of America. The field has reserves of 8.7 billion barrels.
The average oil production in the West Qurna -1 around 360 thousand barrels per day due to problems related to low levels of water pumping required to boost production.
Iraq was laid rewarding contracts to develop oil fields to major companies such as Royal Dutch Shell, BP and Exxon Mobil ambitious aim is to increase the capacity of oil production to between 8.5 million and 9 million barrels per day by the year 2017.

PUKmedia for Reuters

Iraq subtracting zeros from its currency next year

Oct 21, 2014

BAGHDAD Commission announced the economy and investment in the Iraqi parliament, that the deletion of zeros from the Iraqi currency will be working by next year,

and they will discuss the coming period, some of the most important laws Banking Law, and the Law on the Central Bank, and the Money
Laundering Act.

A member of the committee of economy and investment in the Iraqi parliament, Jawad al-Bolani, said: “The deletion of zeros from the Iraqi currency will be it next year.”

The Iraqi government project about deleting three zeros from the Iraqi currency to reduce inflation winning currency but it has been postponed.

He said al-Bolani, in a press conference in the parliament building, the foreign exchange reserves in the Central Bank of Iraq, reached 76.3 billion dollars, and that the Iraqi currency markets, amounted to 40 trillion Iraqi dinars.

The member of the committee of economy and investment in the Iraqi parliament, that “there are some laws will be discussed in the House of Representatives soon a Banking Law and the Law of the Central Bank and money laundering,” adding that “these laws will enhance the Iraqi economy.”

The Iraqi Central Bank authority independent of the government is not entitled to state intervention work.

Parliament Speaker up to Kuwait

Parliament Speaker up to Kuwait
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 14:40


Alsumaria News / Baghdad
The president of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Saleem al-Jubouri, on Tuesday, to the State of Kuwait after receiving an official invitation.

An informed source said in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “Parliament Speaker arrived this morning, to Kuwait after receiving an official invitation.”

The source, who asked not to be named, said: “The visit comes within the framework of strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries.”

And received the Speaker of the House Saleem al-Jubouri, Monday, (August 25, 2014) an official invitation from his Kuwaiti counterpart to visit Kuwait, al-Jubouri, as he emphasized Iraq’s desire to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, according to a statement of the Iraqi parliament.