Abadi would step down from my post if needed



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Stressed the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, on Monday, he will resign from his post if necessary.

Ebadi said in a television interview vassal agency / information / that “every step of reform you have made a painful, reforms announced by the media has not told the political blocs because they belong to the people and not the masses.”

He added that “there are false rumors to discredit the reforms are working on several points,” he said. “I’m going to tough measures to reform the current Iraqi situation.”

The Prime Minister noted, that “a strong reforms is that the salaries of special grades in half did not work out one else.” Finished / 25 Q


Keywords (range Press) allowed banks to use 50% of the reserves we have to buy treasury remittances


Governor of the Central Bank on the Keywords


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Long-Presse / Baghdad

Revealed the central bank governor on the Keywords, on Monday, for the bank to allow banks using 50% of the mandatory reserves in has to be used for the purchase of treasury remittances, as he emphasized that the value of treasury transfers purchased by those banks amounted to more than four trillion dinars.

The central bank governor said in an interview on the Keywords to (long-Presse), on the sidelines of a ceremony launching the strategy of the central bank from 2016 to 2020, he said that “the central bank is keen to support the Iraqi banking sector.”

Keywords and added that “the central bank allowed banks to use 50% of the mandatory reserves in the Central to be used for the purchase of treasury remittances,” noting that “the value of such remittances amounted to more than four trillion dinars.”


Billion dinars per day is expected from the imposition of fees on cars entering the capital revenues


The beginning of the link road between Baghdad -kot -misan near the towns south of the capital Baghdad Imaging (Mahmoud Raouf)


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Council of Baghdad revealed on Monday its intention to impose a fee on vehicles entering the capital from other provinces, a total of up to one billion dinars a day, while Baghdad Municipality has shown that it has a plan to bring Baghdad International Airport to invest Street as well as a group of “investment opportunities” other.

Chairman of the Investment Committee in the Baghdad Provincial Council, Burhanuddin Isaac said, in an interview to the (long-Presse), “The Council discussed the possibility of collecting money from vehicles entering Baghdad and to vote on it at next week’s session.”

He Isaac, that “nearly one million vehicle entering Baghdad daily, and the collection of about one billion dinars, of which if imposed thousand dinars on each one of them, as they are working with many countries around the world,” noting that it “can provide the funds needed to sustain the streets and implementation other projects, in light of the Council’s budget reduced by half as a result of the financial crisis. “

For his part, he said a spokesman for the secretariat of Baghdad, Hakim Abdul Zahra, in an interview to the (long-Presse), “The Secretariat is studying with the Department of Transportation, which is responsible for Baghdad International Airport, the possibility of collecting money from passing vehicles on the airport road, because they offer services in it,” He pointed out that “the Secretariat is still considering a range of other investment opportunities, and to identify suitable land for it.”

He said Abdul-Zahra, the “Projects Department in the Secretariat is working to end the private investment plan for capital actions, having announced by the misses them,” she returned to “new investment opportunities include surprise for the young and unemployed,” without revealing details.

It supported a member of the economic and investment commission in Parliament, Najiba Najib, directed towards the official authorities “to maximize its resources, because that’s what the text of the general budget for the current 2016 law.”

Said Najiba Najib, in an interview to the (long-Presse), said that “the Committee with the direction the secretariat of Baghdad and the provincial council to obtain financial charges from vehicles entering the capital, or invest some streets inside to collect the funds from which” and attributed it to “the collection of funds will go to municipalities to repair roads. “


Tests confirm that ISIS used mustard gas against Kurdish Peshmerga forces


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 35 Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers became ill after being exposed to the gas.
35 Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers became ill after being exposed to the gas.
Tests carried out by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) confirmed that Islamic State (ISIS) attacked Kurdish Peshmerga forces with mustard gas last year.

The results of the laboratory tests have yet to be officially announced, however a source from within the OPCW have confirmed that the samples tested came back positive for sulfar mustard.

35 Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers became ill after being exposed to the gas while fighting ISIS southwest of Erbil last August. The OPCW also confirmed last October that mustard gas had also been used in neighbouring Syria.

It isn’t yet clear if ISIS had looted some Iraqi or Syrian stockpile of mustard gas or had developed the agents themselves.

Defense Minister meets with US ambassador preparations edit Mosul


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{Baghdad} Euphrates News Research and Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi with the US ambassador in Baghdad, Stuart Jones preparations Mosul editing process.
A statement by the Ministry of Defense agency {Euphrates News} received a copy of it today that “al-Obeidi, received on Monday the US ambassador in Baghdad, was during the meeting dealt with the subject of start editing Nineveh operations and can lead coalition forces to help the Iraqi army by providing training and training troops kits . ”
He added that” the defense minister discussed with the US ambassador how to ensure the accurate intelligence about terrorist groups and increased air support by coalition forces increased the number of air strikes against these terrorist groups. “is over

Jubouri calls to send financial Court Act for approval in parliament


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{Baghdad} Euphrates News called House Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, on Monday, to send financial Court Act for approval in parliament.
Jubouri said in a speech during the launch of the strategic plan of the Central Bank of Iraq for the years 2016-2020, the agency {Euphrates News} received a copy of it today, “We are experiencing circumstance requires more skill, wisdom and thinking, to remedy the problems that surround us, especially the first and foremost economic problem , which is the most important part of our challenges and Mrahentna the solution at the same time. ” He added,” when we find an economic way out will not we fail then to find a political, security and humanitarian exits, “but he also said that” the core of the problem stems from the economic downturn, the first step of the solution start with the economic solution, when we can economically we will be able to support the battle with weapons, money and Novi our commitments to volunteer to fight and their families, and when we have money we will be able to solve the problem of displaced people and the reconstruction of devastated cities, and we will be able to run the unemployed and provide a decent living and housing citizens, and as a result money is the most important gate and the first political and social solution and humanitarian required. ” He cautioned that” the need to promote the banking business in Iraq and takes active role in bridging the gap between the potential and challenges, capabilities and needs, and it was not until after the regimented within international standards and benefit from the experiences of countries that stood up Bagsadha through the banking professional work. ” . he pointed out, “it’s time for the approval of the financial Court Act by sending parliament to enable it to exercise its work as one of the most important interfaces regulatory and punitive to any excesses that would override the law in the financial action Task Force and the reduction of all types of corruption.” and the reforms process said al-Jubouri said the “the real reform process centered on identifying the real challenges and create visions and a roadmap and exceptional solutions, and work to create new opportunities to overcome them along with a way to find new people.” he continued, “we are with every effort is in favor of the nation and citizens, provided that in the context of the Constitution and the law, and within the framework of consultation with the building blocks that are also keen on the interest of the country and supportive of reform and willing to find the right solution as soon as possible. ” He stressed the need not to resort to withdrawals in the central bank’s hard currency financial reserves to cover the deficit in the the balance of payments, stressing that Iraq has a lot of wealth and large capabilities, assets and assets that allows him to move the economy and stimulating activities as well as the indebtedness is less than many of the surrounding countries. he said the “investment can contribute to the revitalization of transport, agriculture, industry, banking sectors and even education and health, and thus stimulate the public sector and salvaged “.anthy


Parliamentary Legal Announces vote on a legal amnesty and the Federal Court next Thursday



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Parliamentary Legal Committee, announced Monday, from voting on a legal amnesty of the Federal Court in a hearing Thursday of this week to the House of Representatives after the settlement of differences to them, as pointed out an exception convicts terrorism issues of the amnesty law.

The committee member said Salim Shawki told / information / “The points of contention about the Federal Court Act has been settled and for determining the scholars of Sharia and Law, as well as resolve the positions of President of the Court and his deputies and shorten the duration of his term from 12 years to six years,” pointing out that “the mechanism the vote on the law would be two-thirds of the members of the Council or a majority of its members after intercepting the Kurdistan Alliance to a vote before the amendment of its paragraphs. “

“The differences that were settled law of general amnesty notably the re-trial of the accused in accordance with the confidential informant reports, as well as the accountability of families of the victims about the possibility of giving up the case against convicted of Admanm,” noting that “the Union of Iraqi forces and the National Alliance agreed to exclude convicts issues politicians terrorism from the general amnesty law. “

Shawky said that “the House of Representatives will vote on a legal amnesty of the Federal Court in a hearing Thursday of this week after the settlement of all disputes mentioned.”

The Deputy Chairman of the Legal Committee Muhsin al-Sadoun, earlier last week, the committee was continuing its work in order to provide a general amnesty law and the Federal Court in a timely manner after an agreement of all political parties on the controversial paragraphs. Finished / 25’s