Kurdistan Regional Government to respond to al-Abadi’s remarks


Khandan – Kurdistan Regional Government responded to recent statements by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, which talked about the export of oil from the Kurdistan region and the salaries of provincial employees.

He ministers the Kurdistan Regional Council in a communication, expressed surprise at the Abadi provide suggestions to resolve differences in a television interview, saying that it was worthwhile to introduce these issues in the official meetings, especially as the senior of the province delegation visited al-Abadi in Baghdad before period.

It confirmed the Kurdistan Regional Government, and the importance of continuing the negotiations and the implementation of legal obligations to the federal government dialogue, also announced to accept the proposal Abadi entire Kurdistan region to secure employees’ salaries, compared to hand over all its oil volumes produced for the Iraqi government.

The following is the text of the communication: –

Mr. Haider al-Abadi Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Iraq addressed through a program (exclusive interview) in the Al-Iraqiya On the fifteenth of Alchaabat in 2016 is not expected “to several issues and suggestions.

The beginning of “What regrettable and disturbing extreme that the sovereignty and without relying on the evidence and on TV and indifference and irresponsible underestimated forces Peshmerga Kurdistan heroine, at a time when they sacrifice their souls every day,” and cites its members, and to break the backbone of terrorists experiencing lower her championship and courage!.

He called into question and exclamation big that sovereignty offers suggestions to resolve differences in a television interview, at the time it was worthwhile and like a statesman and knew power and authority to introduce these issues into the channels and official meetings, specifically “and that the delegation” high “for the region visited sovereignty officially” in Baghdad before interval .

In this communication, answer questions and suggestions, Mr. Prime Minister of a federal Iraq and that we believe are no more than a cheap political bidding and announce our acceptance and to challenge for his proposal to secure the salaries of all employees of the Kurdistan region in exchange for delivery of all the Kurdistan Region’s oil production.

1. sovereignty, points out in his speech that he prime minister of all Iraqis himself and sees responsible “in front of all Iraqis, including the citizens of Kurdistan, in the time since the year 2005 and until today did not receive the Kurdistan region in any given year, its share of the Iraqi budget estimated at 17% and did not exceed the best the conditions of the proportion of 11.4%, to be arrived immediately to cut the region’s share of the full budget in February 2014, and yet, not to mention that so far no one dinar exchange for the Peshmerga, as the sum of the Peshmerga dues and since 2007 until the end of 2015 of (eleven Trliuna “five hundred and thirteen billion” and five and forty million dinars “) also refers to its sovereignty, the Peshmerga forces part of the security system and the Iraqi defense under Article 121 of the Iraqi constitution was supposed to distract her financial dues from the sovereign budget, specifically” and that the province of Kurdistan and since 2005 carrying 17% of the expenses of the sovereign Iraq.

2. Under the agreement between Arbil and Baghdad on 02.12.2014 it and plus a share of the Kurdistan Region Alaatdiadah was scheduled to “exchange (100) billion dinars from the sovereign expenses of the Peshmerga forces, but he has not been implemented.

3. It is clear and understood that the federal government only for the payment of salaries for one month, you need to (four million trillion, one hundred billion dinars), and in the present, and Rrdat Iraqi oil exports amounting to only (trillion eight hundred billion dinars), and oil accounts for 96% of overall revenues for Iraq , why sovereignty does not refer to the source of the amount of the monthly deficit of the budget, which has a (Trliunin three hundred billion dinars), Fmsdrh reserve funds of the Central Bank of Iraq and the region’s share of 17% at least of this reserve, which deprived them !!, not to mention all international loans they had received on behalf of Iraq and the Kurdistan region is part of Iraq but also deprived the region of which “!!.

4. Under Iraqi Budget Law for the year 2016 has been estimated provincial salaries share of $ (487 billion dinars) and is the only angel staff of government salaries, except for retirees and the Peshmerga and the Asayish, while the province of Kurdistan has (one million four hundred thousand) employees and needs a month, “to about (890 billion dinars) to be able to secure all the financial benefits for its employees, where they are of this amount allocated (336 billion dinars) for the salaries of the Peshmerga and the Asayish, not to mention the operational budget of the Peshmerga, which amounts to a month “(30 billion dinars) in a moment when the world championship Peshmerga and courage in order the defense of the land and protect the freedom and honor of the citizens and their property, but it is a matter of wonder, but indicates its sovereignty, either closely or from afar to their role and who defend the fronts stretching for a thousand and fifty kilometers “in front of the largest terrorist organization and who have made so far, great sacrifices, including 1392 martyr” and 8215 wounded “and 62 missing,” this is the time that is allocated a special budget to popular crowd with appreciation prominent role within the federal budget has been installed in the general budget for the year 2016 Act, in addition to the huge Almizanh the Department of defense since 2007 and until today not yet known how the disbursement and that the final accounts of how sovereign budget disbursement for all these years has not been authenticated.

5. Mr. Prime Minister of a federal Iraq talking about imports export Kurdistan Region oil that are not documented in any official account of the region of Kurdistan without highlighting any evidence or document, or formally requesting the required information from the region, while exports of the Ministry of Natural Resources for the Kurdistan Region report “a month” for export and report “financially” to all the parties were in February 2014 and the decision of a political cut the share of the Kurdistan region of the budget, is that the Kurdistan region was able to pay and allowances of the salaries of all employees during 2014 and eight months of 2015, imports of export oil region, this except insurance Peshmerga salaries and provide services for (one million eight hundred thousand) internally displaced people, most of them Iraqi citizens is the responsibility of the rule of Prime Minister al-Abadi and the federal government and that he should secure them their livelihood and daily services, but the federal government has not allocated limit now state budget with regard to these things, not to mention the disappearance of the amounts earmarked in the general budget for the years 2014 and 2015 for the Kurdistan region, and it’s a loan for them, even if fate unknown. “

6. In order to absence of excuses for the federal government and to show its good faith, the Kurdistan Regional Government, delivered in April 2015 more than the amount of 550,000 barrels of oil company (SOMO) and without any shortcomings and in return was the Kurdistan Region is expected to receive all the financial dues under the second agreement of December for the year 2014 due to the general budget for 2015 Act, in addition to the $ 100 billion dinars for the salaries of the Peshmerga within the sovereign expenses, which was within the terms of the agreement, but, unfortunately, not only that he was not sent the financial dues for the month, but it is without legal grounds and as they are sent at the airport The decision of the Prime Minister has been deducting 10% of the quota missing originally, “and had sent the amount (488 billion and 760 million dinars, which did not cover the salaries in any way !!

7. The two sides agreed under the second agreement of December 2014, which later became part “of the general budget of the law in 2015 to determine the minimum salaries of the Peshmerga amount (100 billion dinars) a month,” he agreed sovereignty that is allocated this amount (100 billion dinars) Peshmerga in the framework of the Iraqi Ministry of defense within the sovereign disbursements, the marvel and wonder of the words of sovereignty that the salaries of the Peshmerga is clear in addition to that after this agreement, and field expenses for the battlefronts against al Daash terrorist in 2015 has increased, and specifically “during a re-edit of the Kurdish areas campaigns specifically Jalawla and Sinjar at the hands of the Peshmerga forces from the control of the terrorist organization Daash.

In conclusion, the Kurdistan Regional Government emphasizes the importance of continuing the negotiations and the implementation of legal obligations to the federal government taking into account “the principle of common interests and to secure legal and financial benefits the province within the federal imports image that passed in the Iraqi constitution dialogue.
Kurdistan Regional Government declares also, “that it had accepted the proposal for you to complete the Kurdistan Region salaries secured by the Government of Iraq, federalism, who number one million and four hundred thousand people and the need to secure a month’s salary to them the amount of eight hundred ninety billion dinars, and the amount (336 billion dinars) of the total for the Peshmerga amount Champions Kurdistan province, and on the other hand, the government of the Kurdistan region received all amounts of its oil-producing Iraq’s federal government, as clearly stated in the proposal of Your Excellency.

Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Region



Announces ports directly traders remove their goods from the ports and pumped into the markets



General Company for Ports, which is based in Basra, announced on Tuesday, that the majority of traders proceeded to rid their goods customs and out of the port after the accumulation in its stores and squares during the previous period due to their reluctance to take it out of their opposition to the increase in the tariff, the company also confirmed the arrival of ships loaded with different types of the goods.

The director of the Department of Information and Public Relations in the company Anmar Abdul Moneim net in a press statement, said that “the majority of traders proceeded to rid their goods customs and remove them from the commercial ports after they abstain from taking them out of their opposition to the application of the tariff law,” noting that “719 trucks loaded with goods imported I left during the past three days, the northern port of Umm Qasr, including 319 truck went out Tuesday from the port. “

Net and pointed out that “those goods were stacked in warehouses and Yards port, has led to stagger work there within the past few weeks.”

Net and pointed out that “the Iraqi commercial ports witnessed Tuesday berthing ships loaded with different types of goods,” explaining that “the pier No. 3 in the port of Umm Qasr has seen anchoring the Lebanese ship (Nablus) carrying 8923 of live calves, and docked at the same port Liberian ship (Batma), and the ship Panamanian (Ghazal), and the ship of Jordan (Basra), and the ship (Andstaraal), the latter carrying oil equipment imported for foreign oil companies. “

The Ministry of Finance has decided to early November last month to start applying the tariff law and increase the sales tax on imported goods by all border crossing points, and led in time to the injury of border crossings in Basra complete paralysis pay the provincial council to make a decision to slow down in the application of the law.

The President of the Council of Ministers Haider Abadi, a similar decision, but that the general budget law for the current year 2016 included an article stating on the application of the tariff law and increase the sales tax at all border crossing points, including that fall within the province of Kurdistan, but they did not comply with it when the application a few weeks ago and that led to the injury of the land and sea border crossing points (ports) located in Basra in a state of recession.

The Basra provincial council has rejected the application of the customs tariff of the province at the beginning of it border ports.

He said council member Ahmed al-Sulaiti told (Journal News) said last week that “Basra city council rejected the application of the customs tariff in the border outlets without other ports of the country,” stressing at the same time that “the tariff came to favor only the northern ports.”

Sulaiti said, “The Council continuously rejecting the law of customs tariff unless applied across the country,” noting that “the application of the customs tariff in the ports of Basra and the exclusion of other outlets is killing the economy in the southern provinces.

While the Finance Committee last week carried the goods traders responsible for the delay in the entry of their goods into the country, denying the existence of a strike or work stoppage in the port Safwan border.

A member of the committee MP Jabbar al-Abadi in the wearer’s (News Journal) that a number of traders deliberately not to bring their goods into the country and made goods piling up at border crossing points due to commit the government to all border crossing points to take the Kmarkip fee of goods entering the country.

He added that this action taken by traders Petkds cargo ports are an attempt to pressure the government for a prompt to enter their goods without taking Kmarkip fees.

He noted that some traders refused to pay duties on their goods Kmarkip the fact that the resolution covers all ports except for the Kurdistan region, noting that the government’s measures to erect Kmarkip centers on the border with Kurdistan region merchant who comes with his goods from the region have taken pay fees twice in the region and beyond.

Urgent … Daash announce his withdrawal from Mosul !!!



BAGHDAD – The Journal News

Broadcast organization “Daash” terrorist, loudspeakers in Mosul, said that his withdrawal from the city is very close, to his knowledge the arrival of Iraqi forces fighting to restore him to the ground.

But he vowed to return again to establish his succession in Nineveh and its center of Mosul, in a speech a miserable preachers regulation on people.

The chairman of the network journalists have Nineveh, Raafat Alzerara, the preacher for the organization “Daash” he said during a recent speech in eastern Mosul areas: “Mademtem want Iraqi forces, I bring you good news that they are coming, but we will withdraw.”

And transfer Alzerara for remedy Khatib Aldaasha in front of people saying “we will withdraw, but will come on and Taatrahmon to organize because you will see hell out of these forces.”

In an attempt frustrating Aldaasha called leadership, the people of Mosul and sons to join the ranks of the organization and fighting with him in the battle of the fate of the city, which is expected to begin soon after the arrival of all the pieces of the Iraqi security to the perimeter of Nineveh.

The band reached 15 of the Iraqi army, to the axis of drunken southwest of Mosul, the end of last week, to begin the liberation of Nineveh operations and position of the control of the organization “Daash.”

عاجل … داعش يعلن انسحابه من الموصل !!!

Parliamentary Integrity: Commission refund contraband will start work this week


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Integrity Committee in the Iraqi Council of Representatives on Monday announced that the Commission recover the money smuggled held its first meeting this week.

The committee member said Ribawar Taha told the reporter, “Khandan” “The Presidency of the Council of Representatives formed a committee Gnapeh- government to recover Iraqi money smuggled out of the country,” noting that “the Commission will start its work during the current week.

Attorney Ribawar Taha said that “This committee includes members of the committees of integrity, legal, financial and parliamentary intelligence Finance and Foreign Ministries and the Integrity Commission and the Office of Financial Supervision.”

The member of the Parliamentary Integrity Commission, that “the functions of the Committee is to find out the fate of Iraqi funds smuggled abroad and how to recover the money smuggled, whether the enactment of laws or take a parliamentary decision in this regard.”


Masum calls to overcome the obstacles between Baghdad and Erbil


Under Category: politicalDated: February 16, 2016

 BAGHDAD / News Network Iraq called on President Fuad Masum, on Tuesday, to join efforts to overcome the obstacles to the development of positive relations between the federal government and the province of Krdstan.ozkr a presidential statement today: “The infallible received today at the Peace Palace in Baghdad Recot Hama Rashid, Minister of Health in the province Kurdistan, Abdul Sattar Majeed, Minister of Agriculture in the province, their accompanying delegation, said the president during the meeting the importance of these visits and continue to overcome the existing problems and find practical solutions to them, stressing the need for concerted efforts to overcome the obstacles to the development of positive relations between the Kurdistan Regional government federal government, as well as work to sustain their coordination at all levels service for the sons of the homeland of all its components. “for his part, the visiting delegation that the aim of their visit to Baghdad is meeting with the Higher Committee to combat bird flu in Iraq and finding ways to resolve the problems related to Bmelvi health and agriculture”. Also called The ministers of health and agriculture, according to the statement of the Federal government to shoulder its responsibility towards the huge numbers of displaced people who tax burden on the region of the humanity, service and health. “


Parliamentary Security: Airline NATO will take part in the liberation of Mosul


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Issa Hussein – balances News

Revealed for security and defense committee member of the parliamentary Iskandar and berries, Tuesday, for the NATO Air’s intention to participate in the liberation of the city of Mosul and the consent of the Iraqi government.
The Tut’s / balances News /, said that “the Iraqi government agreed to NATO’s proposal to participate in the liberation of Nineveh operations through Aviation within the international coalition without the participation of any ground troops. ”

He said a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Defense and Security, that “the international coalition completed the exercises for a commando battalions with the latest weapons and equipment to support the troops in the liberation of Nineveh upcoming launch operations.”

This “stressed the Secretary General of the Ministry of Peshmerga Gen. Jabbar Yawar’s / balances News / Tuesday, said the Peshmerga forces are preparing a major operation to end the terrorist organization Daash and the liberalization of the city of Mosul” .anthy 29




Kurdistan Region announces the acceptance of a proposal Haider Abadi



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Council of Ministers announced in the Kurdistan Regional Government, on Tuesday, to accept the proposal of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who raised yesterday in a television interview about the salaries of all employees in the Kurdistan Region delivery, which numbered 1.4 million, which is equal to the salary the equivalent of 890 billion dinars (336 billion earmarked for the salaries of the Peshmerga forces) against delivery of all oil revenues to Baghdad.

A statement issued by the Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Roudao Media Network received a copy of it, “We can not explain ask Mr. Abadi to this proposal in a television interview, although he was able to put these solutions and from his position as a statesman in the meetings and the meetings held between the sides, and especially during the official visit of the Kurdistan region delegation to Baghdad in the last period. ”

The statement added, “We are in the Kurdistan Regional Government, accept this proposal by Mr. Haider al-Abadi securing the salaries of all employees in the Kurdistan region by the Iraqi government, and in return the government will in the Kurdistan region to hand over all oil imports to the Iraqi government.”

The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, announced late on Monday, in a television interview followed up Roudao media network, is ready to hand over the province of Kurdistan salaries, compared to the region to deliver oil imports for the Iraqi government.


Isis cuts salaries, brings in fines and releases prisoners to make up cash shortage caused by air strikes – report


The group has reportedly even stopped giving away free Snickers bars and energy drinks

Isis is reportedly cutting pay, bonuses, perks and food Rations previously abundant treats for its fighters color: as the international Coalition’s strategy targeting its income streams appears to pay off.

Decree from the A so-Called Islamic (Azan) Software’s treasury, the “Bayt Mal al-Muslimeen” Emerged last month Halving Salaries for Militants Because of “exceptional Circumstances”.

Now, as the US-led coalition continues bombing oilfields, money stores and infrastructure, the penny-pinching appears to have intensified.

A document appeared to show fighters’ salaries were being halved in Raqqa

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Encouraging Potential or recruits Propaganda to travel. To its territories in Iraq and Syria has previously Focused on the quality of life , offering decent Salaries, by baby bonuses, and homes: other benefits to new arrivals.

But under the pressure of air strikes and other operations, necessities are reportedly dwindling in several cities, sparking inflation, cuts and rationing.

Isis had so much money last year, it was trying to mint gold coins

AP interviewed people The WHO COMPLETE have Fled Raqqa, Isis’ de-facto capital in Syria , and Those Reviews living in its Iraqi stronghold of the Mosul .

An activist who has fled over the border to the Turkish city of Gaziantep, Abu Ahmad, said not only militants had felt the squeeze.

“Any civil servant, from the courts to the schools, they cut their salary by 50 per cent,” he added. “Everything is paid in dollars.”

A man who fled al-Bab, another Isis stronghold in Aleppo province, said militants had been sending their families to Raqqa under pressure from a rebel advance.

Oussama told AP Isis officials had been heard by townspeople discussing crippling air strikes on oil infrastructure, the cut-off of supply lines and revenue sources, amid “grumbling” from low-level fighters.

“You can sense the frustration, their morale is down,” Oussama said of the militants.

Isis fighters celebrating in Fallujah, which the militants took in 2014

In the Iraqi city of Fallujah, fighters who once made $ 400 (£ 280) a month are not being paid at all and their food rations have been cut to two meals a day, according to an anonymous resident.

He said inhabitants can only leave if they pay $ 1,000 (£ 700) – a sum well beyond the means of most in the Sunni-majority city that was the first in Iraq to fall to Isis in 2014.

Fallujah is also where Isis has started charging $ 500 (£ 350) for the release of a detainee, and fining rather than flogging civilians who violate its strict dress code, in apparent money-making schemes.

In September, the Iraqi government cut off salaries to employees trapped in Isis-controlled territories, despite humanitarian concerns, in an attempt to stop the group taking public money through its “taxes”.

RAF planes launch second round of strikes on Isis oil field in Syria

The US-led coalition has been bombing the terrorist group’s oil fields, supply lines and cash stores since October as part of Operation Tidal Wave II, and the treasury document released last month appeared to show it working.

“So on account of the exceptional circumstances the Islamic State is facing, it has been decided to reduce the salaries that are paid to all mujahideen by half, and it is not allowed for anyone to be exempted from this decision, whatever his position,” the order read, according to a translation by Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi, a research fellow at the Middle East Forum.

American officials claimed that operations were already “putting significant damage on Isil’s ability to fund itself” in November and vowed to “step up the attack”.

British planes extended When Operations from Iraq into Syria in December, Isis’ Omar Oilfields were the first target and Tornadoes and drones have returned to the destroy attempted repairs.

A “cash distribution center” reportedly of used to pay fighters was hit by vBulletin® Also US planes on 11 January a near its Iraqi stronghold of the Mosul, with footage showing clouds of money blown into the air.

General Lloyd Austin, head of the US Central Command, told CNN it deprived the group of “millions of dollars”.

“We are seeing our efforts having some effect on their financial flows.” Lisa Monaco, President Barack Obama’s counterterrorism adviser, told the AP.

“It’s difficult to get a handle on just how much because of the different illicit ways in which they are handling their finances but you’ve seen the efforts that our military has taken to take out cash storage sites, and I think it is our hope and expectation that that will have demonstrable effects. “

Maintains control of isis huge Swathes of territory across Iraq and Syria, and has seen no major defeats the since the Syrian regime by upped its offensive Against anti-Government Rebels backed by vBulletin® Russian air strikes Earlier this year.

The SAME time the At, Turkey has been shelling the Kurds Believed to be one’s most of the fighting forces Effective Against Isis , Raising fears That resistance to the Terrorist group on the ground is being diminished.