Maliki threatened Jubouri: IAIC open questioning on the issue of Mosul file

December 9, 2014, 9:57

Maliki threatened Jubouri: IAIC open questioning on the issue of Mosul file

BAGHDAD – ((eighth day))

Revealed a senior political source, that the Vice President Nuri al-Maliki has threatened parliament speaker Salim al-Jubouri not open to questioning on the issue of the fall of Mosul file.

The source said in his speech ((eighth day)) that “Maliki’s call last night the President of Parliament Salim al-Jubouri, and has warned him to open the issue of questioning in the House of Representatives on the issue of investigating the fall of Mosul in June.

He added that al-Maliki told Saleem al-Jubouri that owns the file against him on issues In the case of open questioning file Sekshvha for all.

The House Speaker Salim al-Maliki has denied questioning in the House of Representatives on the issue of Mosul and said it was the jurisdiction of the judiciary.


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Picture: Abadi meet Sistani

بالصورة : العبادي يلتقي بالسيستاني
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited the shrine of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, and met with a representative of Sistani, Sheikh Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai headquarters inside the saucer-Husseini al-Sharif
A source said Abadi met with Sheikh Karbalai after he led Maghrib and dinner in the courtyard of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him. “
The prime minister warned of Karbala each takes a salary of “unlawfully”, while pointing out that the government has begun to “large whales.”

Hashemi: Maliki’s son detained in Lebanon

Hashemi: Maliki's son detained in Lebanon

Former Vice President of the Republic of Iraq, says Ahmed Nouri al-Maliki fled $ 1.5 billion to Lebanese banks.

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Revealed the former vice-president of the Republic of Iraq, Tareq al-Hashemi, on Tuesday, that the son of the former prime minister, Nuri al-Maliki, has been in Lebanon for smuggling 1.5 billion and a half dollars.

Hashemi said, needed to eliminate terrorism-related charges, and resident in Turkey, across the page on “Facebook”: “Make sure we have news of a spoiled Ahmed bin ousted al-Maliki, the smuggling of $ 1.5 billion from the poor and disadvantaged Iraqi funds to banks in Lebanon.”

He added that, “Ahmed al-Maliki, with the funds being held in Lebanon, as the Lebanese government wrote the Iraqi counterpart to ask them about the circumstances of the scandal.”

He said that these funds “is the sum of 300 thousand salaries space was acquired on monthly salaries,” and wondered, “Why did not send a team yet to Beirut to recover this money?”.

He pointed out that “Some say that the Dawa Party, is also involved in the smuggling of these funds, not just the family of ousted, this silent Haider al-Abadi.”

The Nuri al-Maliki visited Beirut on November 29 last, and met a number of officials and party officials, including the Secretary General of Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah.

She spoke about the news that al-Maliki cut short a visit to Lebanon for several reasons, foremost of which is raised by the Lebanese judiciary on the existence of an arrest warrant against him, against the backdrop of a “terrorist” operation carried out by al-Maliki and documented his confession Lebanese press.

Iraqi defense minister survives sniper bullets through his way to Peggy

Twilight News / beat volley from a sniper hiding in the nearby seven Humvees, showing signs of fighting, while the Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi’s motorcade cut a highway full of potholes that summoned a similar response from the armed bodyguards but drivers and continued driving.


Obeidi and sought his first visit to the largest oil refinery in Iraq to prove his point of view after the main focus of the government backed by the United States on the battle that ended the siege lasted five months for the refinery by the organization of the Islamic state hardline fighters.

And wanted al-Obeidi clarify that the success of the defense minister in the cut 30 kilometer drive on a highway in the desert separating the military air base near the city of Tikrit and Baiji refinery is one of the few military achievements of the government since the collapse of the Iraqi army, most of its positions in northern Iraq and abandoned in June.

Three weeks ago, managed by government forces and Shiite groups loyal to finally break the siege of the refinery after the steadfastness of soldiers from the special forces inside.

Along the highway were indications of the existence of life barely visible while hampered drilling caused by improvised explosive devices planted on the road to traffic and it seemed evident, built over the highway two-track bridge.

On the side of the road seemed high pressure crumbling and dilapidated communications tower columns in addition to a number of burnt or destroyed buildings. While the emergence of successively outstanding religious banners bearing slogans and pictures glorifying the Shiite factions in a scene with ocean Atnavr a Sunni majority in.

Perhaps the short highway between Baiji and Tikrit, paving the car is that of Tikrit, Saddam Hussein -msagt still under the control of the Islamic State fighters mainly and like most of the highway southbound.

To access the Baiji was Obeidi to fly first to the Desert airport near Tikrit, which now holds Spaetcher -timna name of Navy US-manned when taken by US forces as its main base in northern Iraq during the eight years of its occupation of Iraq.

He spent Obeidi several hours close to the front lines and met with officers and soldiers and asked them about their food and places of their sleep and their salaries until he gave a desperate soldiers at a checkpoint at the southern main entrance to Tikrit envelope inside a sum of money while two helicopters Tracban his movements throughout the trip.

At the entrance to the Baiji refinery complex number of burnt-storage containers appeared while the damage did not affect large parts inside. However, they are free of the workers who run the organs.

* Appeal for more air support

When fighters stormed an Islamic state in the region last June him hundreds of recruits, mostly belonging to the Shia in Spaetcher themselves to the organization of the executed later shot and buried in mass graves.

The body of the army’s inability to defend recruits in Spaetcher a minimum level during combat dilapidation in front of what appeared to be an attack can not be repelled by the organization of the Islamic state.

Sunni and al-Obeidi of Mosul in northern Iraq’s largest cities with a high grip under the Islamic state after it fell during the progress of hardcore fighters in June.

Obeidi and took office in October after the appointment of Haider Abadi, a new prime minister.

Abadi and make the most important priorities of the reform of the army and ease the tension between the government dominated by Shiites and Sunnis in Baghdad.

And disqualify Obeidi blamed for the collapse of the north to the corruption of institutions and choice is the conciliator of the leaders of the army which are said to have been treated.

Last week, al-Abadi said he discovered the existence of 50 thousand imaginary soldier lists monthly salaries. He pointed out that these soldiers were bribing the officers responsible for them a portion of their salary in exchange for absenteeism service and thus they contribute to the enrichment of their leaders and unloading of military capabilities.

Since taking office Ebadi expel army -mdauma Shiite factions and security forces of the Kurdish region of Kurdistan Islamic State fighters from the town of rock cliff southwest of Baghdad, and the two towns close to the Iranian border.

However, the Islamic state has strengthened its control in contrast to the Anbar province, Iraq’s largest provinces, which includes the Euphrates River valley west of Baghdad, and resumed attacks in other places.

Obeidi said Iraq needs to further support the US-led coalition, which performs flight military strikes on Islamic sites of the state.

“You can (Alliance) to weaken the Islamic state capacity by 70 to 80 percent if carried out more air operations.”

Commenting on al-Obeidi told Lt. Gen. James Terry, commander of allied operations against the Islamic state ruled out of Kuwait and there are no immediate plans to increase the raids and said, “As Iraqis assume operations (land) we will continue to carry out raids.”

He visited the US defense secretary, outgoing Chuck Hagel of Baghdad on Tuesday for talks with Iraqi officials.

* Fear of factions

It was possible to hear the echo of the fighting in several stations during a visit to al-Obeidi.

In Tikrit University in the northern suburbs of the city where the soldiers are stationed on Tuesday instead of military students said that dozens of Islamic militants stormed State Building on Friday after the attack from the north and east across the Tigris River, but they were forced to retreat after a day-long fight.

Outside of the Baiji refinery tension master of the situation was the result of concern is not the Sunni militant fighters but from Shiite groups that relied upon Baghdad stopped.

He said Sabah al-Jubouri, a Muslim policeman “in the towns of the Islamic State Stzbhani.”

Jubouri was speaking outside the office of the army coordinating military operations with headbands right and Hezbollah Brigades, two of the Shiite groups fighting in this region.

He said al-Jubouri, “There is no cooperation with us.”

SHIRQAT town north of the country from which al-Jubouri, under the occupation of organizing the Islamic state remains.

After more than a decade on the overthrow of Saddam Hussein and the passage after years of bloody sectarian fighting, the US administration has pledged to send 3,100 military trainers and advisers are working but not as soldiers field.

While al-Jubouri confirmed that international intervention firm alone is able to save his country and asked, “Tell me .. When the Americans come from?

Abadi confirms interest in increasing oil production rates and the commitment of Iraq in all its commitments

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Dr. Haider al-Abadi said the prime minister interested in increasing oil production rates and the commitment of Iraq in all its commitments with the oil companies.

This came during a meeting at his office yesterday, chief executive of the British company BP (BP) Mr. Bob Dudley, the meeting discussed the production of projects and the development of oil fields contributed by the company in Iraq, especially in the Rumaila and Kirkuk. Mr. Prime Minister: We emphasize our interest in increasing oil production rates and solving the problems faced by the work of companies, calling for maximizing gas investment and stop wasting it, as Iraq’s commitment to all its commitments with the oil companies stressed.

The meeting was attended by Oil Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and the head of the advisers, Dr. Thamer Ghadhban.

Iraqi PM meets with U.S. Defense Secretary of Defense

(QNA) – met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with Chuck Hagel, US Secretary of Defense, who is visiting Iraq. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations as well as security developments in Iraq under the military campaign, the international coalition led by Washington against al Daash.

He asked Abadi, intensify air strikes targeting sites (Daash), and provide more weapons and equipment for Iraqi forces fighting organization on the ground.

Ebadi said that the Iraqi forces are making great progress on the ground, but they need more air power and heavy weapons. It is noteworthy that the US defense secretary, after arriving in Baghdad, met with Iraqi President Fuad Masum, and discussed with him the developments in the security situation in Iraq and issues of common interest.

Statement at the End of an IMF Mission on Iraq

Press Release No. 14/560

December 9, 2014

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board. This mission will not result in a Board discussion.

A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Carlo Sdralevich visited Amman, Jordan from December 2−7, 2014 to conduct discussions with Iraqi Minister of Finance Hoshyar Zebari, Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) Deputy Governor Zuhair Ali Akbair, and other officials from the ministries of finance and planning and the CBI to assess the country’s recent economic developments. Discussions focused in particular on the impact of the double shock of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgencyand the decline in oil prices. At the conclusion of the visit Mr. Sdralevich issued the following statement:

“Iraq’s GDP is expected to contract by about 0.5 percent this year largely because of the economic effects of the ISIS insurgency. We estimate non-oil growth to have deteriorated since the start of the conflict due to the destruction of infrastructure, impeded access to fuel and electricity, low business confidence, and disruption in trade. In contrast, as most of the oil infrastructure is in the south of the country and beyond the reach of ISIS, and taking into account the output of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), oil production should reach 3.3 million barrel per day (mbpd) in 2014, up from 3.1 mbpd in 2013, with exports remaining at 2013 levels of 2.5 mbpd. Next year, growth is projected to rebound to about 2 percent as oil production and exports increase further, helped by the recent agreement between the central government and the KRG on oil exports from KRG and the Kirkuk oil fields. End-October year-on-year inflation was 0.9 percent outside the conflict-affected provinces.

“The central bank has maintained the peg with the U.S. dollar. The spread between the official and parallel exchange rates narrowed to 2.6 percent in September, thanks to steps taken by the CBI towards the liberalization of the foreign exchange market. Nevertheless, high imports, combined with declining oil revenues and lower government sales of foreign exchanges to the CBI to finance government spending, contributed to a decline in international reserves from over $77 billion at end-2013 to about $67 billion at end-November. The government also tapped the Development Fund for Iraq (DFI), the balances of which have now been transferred to the CBI; the DFI declined from $6.5 billion at end-2013 to about $4 billion in November.

“The government expressed its commitment to present a draft 2015 budget to parliament soon. Lack of parliamentary approval of the draft 2014 budget has triggered a fiscal rule that has partly limited spending this year. However, off-budget spending, particularly on security, has boosted the deficit, which will likely reach about 5 percent of GDP. The staff team discussed with the ministry of finance the challenges related to formulating the draft 2015 budget, which is intended to address the ongoing exceptional spending pressures and the strong decline in oil prices. As projected financing in 2015 will be limited, we expect the government deficit to decline to less than 2 percent of GDP.

“The IMF will continue to support Iraq through policy advice, technical assistance, and training. The 2015 Article IV consultation discussions with the authorities will take place in the coming months.

“The IMF mission would like to thank the Iraqi authorities for their cooperation and the open and productive discussions.”

American Times newspaper Barzani fall within the list of candidates

جريدة التايمز الامريكية تدخل البرزاني ضمن لائحة المرشحين
US Time magazine, Massoud Barzani, was nominated President of the Kurdistan region, public figure along with 7 other characters have had a significant impact on the level of the world. And included a list of candidates, as well as Barzani, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and CEO of Apple Tim Cookie, and founder of the company on the commercial Baba Chinese Jack May, and general manager of American Football League Roger Kodell, the famous American singer Taylor Swift. The magazine also announced two also the name of this title, and they demonstrators American city Verson, and a group of people who have contributed to help people with Ebola. Barzani, the magazine described as characterized Bdblomaseth and prudent policy was able to step towards the independence of the Kurdistan region, as it fights against terrorists Daash in Iraq and Syria. He is president Barzani of the Kurdistan region since 2005. It is scheduled to be held in Washington, Wednesday ceremony to reveal the winner Personality of the Year. And about the standards that have been on the basis of selecting the characters said managing editor of the magazine, Nancy Kibs The choice came upon the extent of personal influence on the important events during the year, and will be selected by the director and the editorial board of the magazine. This title has great resonance in the world each year and are choosing a global figure and was last year’s figure in 2013 Pope Francis Pope, and two years before US President Barack Obama. And Time magazine published since 1927 and renowned throughout the world.

Obeidi looking with the head of the defense committee of the British House of Commons arming Iraqi forces

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Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, received here this evening, the President of the Security and Defense Committee in the British House of Commons Roy Steward and his accompanying delegation.

According to a ministry statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it that he “had been discussed during the meeting on how the British government’s support of the Iraqi armed forces and to provide attribution, experiences and reinforcement and all other necessary means to fight Daash and their tails” .anthy