Oil: payment of two billion dollars to foreign companies in April


History of edits:: 04.03.2016 18:4195 visits readable
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Undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil blessing Fayyad said that Iraq will pay for foreign oil companies remaining arrears for 2015 in the amount of about two billion dollars in April next year and is expected to reach anagreement regarding the contracts by the middle of this year.
International companies such as BP and Royal Dutch Shell, Exxon Mobil, Eni and Lukoil in the southern oil fields in Iraq and working under service contracts under which those get companies on the dollar fees fixed for additional quantities produced.
And imposed these agreements intense pressure over the treasures of Baghdad as government revenues fell due to tumbling prices oil what is going on Iraq , in talks with foreign companies to link the fees it collects for thedevelopment of fields crude prices.
the blessing is responsible for the source told Reuters operations in an interview in Basra , the oil – producing “average new agreement will help prevent inflate production costs and not to overburden the Iraq debt.”
he stated that ” among the ways to reduce costs for companies is to deliver drilling operations to the government of exploration companies or hiring workers local instead of foreign workers. ”
he predicted a blessing that the increase in production from Iraq in 2016 to be” very modest “due to reduced investment budgets for foreign companies affected by the fall in oil prices.
He added that it was likely to reach an agreement with PetroChina, Exxon Mobil and other energy companies by the end of this year about investing in a project that aims to boost production of small foreign fields.
a typical “South integrated project , ” which is estimated to cost billions of dollars to build oil pipelines and storage facilities the project to pump water from the Gulf to maintain pressure and enhance oil recovery.
and will contribute to investment companies in raising production from the fields of oil Artawi River bin Omar and construction of energy infrastructure, said a blessing that the scheduled use of revenues generated byincreased production from the two fields to repay investors dues.
the Under the ministry said Iraq is working with BP to update the outdated facility to pump water in Karma , north of Basra to supply the oil fields of Rumaila, Zubair necessary to promote the production of water. is
currently pumping project more than a million barrels of water per day and there are plans to increase production to three million barrels.
being Iraq talks with foreign engineering companies to build a new port oil Barre to increase the export capacity of the country, and will reach the export capacity of the new port to 2.5 million barrels a day.
he said a blessing , “we chose the right place for the port to export the new oil, which will ensure that we have thefull flexibility to export oil additional product” .


Political sources: Biden asked Abadi stick to the process of cabinet reshuffle


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Political sources revealed that US Vice President Joe Biden asked the prime minister of Iraq during the telephone call made by him to stick to the ministerial change, in exchange for Washington’s support until the full formation of the new government.

The sources told the New Arab newspaper, said Biden will visit Iraq, ahead of the visit of Iranian President Hassan Rohani, will meet the leaders of political blocs and pressed the accelerator towards the implementation of reforms in Iraq.

Sadr calls for parliamentary parties shifting the government and replace it with technocrats



Since 03/04/2016 16:26 pm (Baghdad time)

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Sadrist leader Muqtada al-Sadr, on Friday, the government parties demanded the removal of the current government and come a government of technocrats, as urged foreign embassies to leave the Green Zone, stressing said that political Althelp corrupt does not deserve to stay and sit on the throne of Iraq, the more the chest unit letters.

Sadr said in a televised speech followed up / scales News / “We do not want power or assault on one of the demonstrations and that is not an infringement on one or to dislodge the party and come another party as equivalent,” stressing the need “to heed the voice of the people.”

He said al-Sadr should be “on foreign embassies to get out of the Green Zone,” also stressed the need “to sit all parties to the dialogue table to dislodge the nightmare.”

He added, he would also have to be “on the demonstrators not to attack and exposure of public funds and not Athlo ethic thieving politicians even Athlo morality of the great Iraqi people.”

He asked “the parliamentary parties to dislodge the government of corruption and glorious government of technocrats”, past on to say, “We do not want power or overtaking on one.”

“We should not be corrupt political Althelp remain sited on the throne of Iraq.”

A number of demonstrators began arriving to Tahrir Square in central Baghdad at the invitation of the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr marched near the Green Zone to demand anti-corruption and make the project a reformist my father called him.

It is said that al-Sadr has called on his supporters to demonstrate continued until the implementation of the government’s reform of the project unleashed.

And Thousands of citizens and follow the Sadrist movement today in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, and then went in front of gate of the Green Zone.

Chanted thousands of demonstrators near the Green Zone and the fortified doors and barbed wire Babbat slogans “Yes, yes for Iraq both both to corruption.”

The oldest Sadrist protesters, setting up a platform for execution in front of the gates of the Green Zone, an expression of them to cull all the spoilers.

The security forces stationed in the Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, distributing bottles of water on the demonstrators.

It is said that the supporters of the Sadrist movement may Tuado since early on Tahrir Square and the walls of the Green Zone in response to Sadr’s call to demonstrate to demand accountability of the corrupt and the implementation of political reforms. It ended 29 / D 24



Urgent Abadi calls on demonstrators to maintain the peaceful protests and a commitment to public order

History of edits:: 04.03.2016 15:07 • 6 visits readable
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Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi called his sons demonstrators to maintain the peaceful protests and a commitment to public order and the protection of property to miss an opportunity to phishers.

He also, according to a statement his office of the constitutional institutions in the country to listen to the complaints of citizens and Ahtjajathm..itba


Urgent .. Abadi directed security agencies to protect the peaceful demonstrations

History of edits:: 04.03.2016 14:52 • 7 visits readable

{Baghdad: Euphrates News} face of Prime Minister General Commander of the Armed Forces, Haider al-Abadi, the security forces to protect the peaceful demonstrations.

According to his office, he said that “al-Abadi face of the security services to protect peaceful demonstrations and freedom of expression,” noting that “the security forces respond decisively to protect citizens’ security ..itba h 


Deputy: We have not received our salaries in two months

History of edits:: 04.03.2016 13:30 • 65 visits readable

{Baghdad} Euphrates News revealed a member of the economic and investment commission parliamentary Najiba Najib, Friday, for the non-receipt of most members of the House of Representatives their salaries for two months.

She said Najib told {Euphrates News} today, ” The salaries of deputies and Hamayatem the last two months , ” noting the existence of an administrative problem about the discount rate. 

She explained that “there is a difference between the federal government and the House of Representatives about the prescribed percentage reduction.” The prime minister Haidar Abadi had called earlier to senior officials to reduce the salaries to achieve the principle of social solidarity. the member of the parliamentary finance committee Masood Haider stressed that ” the cabinet ‘s decision to reduce the three presidencies salaries, ministers, officials, and passed by the House of Representatives applied by the government . ” noting that he ” has been reducing the proportion of 45 to 50% of the salaries of the three presidencies, and 40% of the salaries of ministers, either general managers, agents has been reduced to 35% of their salary.” Over 1 h


Urgent .. Abadi: security forces are ready to address all armed manifestations

History of edits:: 04.03.2016 14:48 • 8 visits readable

{Baghdad} Euphrates News confirmed the general commander of the armed forces, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, the readiness of the security forces to address all armed manifestations outside the framework of the State; to prevent breaches exploited by terror followed .. .. h


Iran recovers amounts of frozen funds in the UAE


History of edits:: 04.03.2016 12:39 • 91 visits readable
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Iran ‘s central bank chief guardian of God Saif said that the UAE Oil Company has re – nearly $ 3 billion to Iran was frozen has previously due to international sanctions.

The agency quoted an Iranian head of Iran ‘s central bank as saying : “The Emirates National Oil Company has yet to pay about 50% of the debt owed ​​to Iran , ” noting that European companies have already started to transfer funds from the frozen funds. 

These funds Iran ‘s state – frozen in bank institutions abroad since the United Nations and the United States and the European Union imposed sanctions on Iran to force it to curb its nuclear program. 

With the entry into force on the 19th of January last agreement on the Iranian nuclear program, the United States and the European Union announced the lifting of economic and financial sanctions on Iran.


Jubouri Makourk discuss preparations for the battle to liberate Mosul

History of edits:: 04.03.2016 13:53 • 55 visits readable

[Where – Baghdad] 

Search Prime episodes Council , Salim al Friday with US Special Envoy of the President and coordinator of the international coalition to fight Daash Brett Makourk preparations for the battle to liberate Mosul.

A statement by his press office received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of the “al – Jubouri , received in his office, today’s US President and coordinator of the international coalition to fight Daash envoy, in the presence of the US ambassador to Iraq , Stuart Jones and his accompanying delegation, and discussed about the latest political and security developments in Iraq, and edits the ongoing preparations for the battle to liberate Mosul, in addition to discussing the international effort and the need to increase the effort in coordination with the Iraqi side. ” 

gave Makourk a detailed explanation of his movements and his meetings with several officials in Baghdad and the provinces to explain the mechanism of providing support to these provinces after its liberation, especially in the security and relief side. ” 

the head of parliament , the statement said efforts by coalition forces to support Iraq, especially on the economic side and support for the boards of its provinces , which started the project caught the ground and reconstruction they desperately need to stand the international community with them.”