Urgent Source: forthcoming meeting of Ebadi and the presidency of the parliament this evening


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{Baghdad: Euphrates News} parliamentary source revealed, Friday, for a forthcoming meeting of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, the Presidency of the Council of Representatives eight o’clock in the evening.

The source told {Euphrates News} that “Abadi will meet with the Presidency of the Council of Representatives, this evening on the new candidates and the study of the conditions of the political arena and the latest developments it.” 

It is said that the heads of Kurdish blocs meet to study the new candidates Abadi names, to get out a unified vision in this regard. 

the prime minister Haider al – Abadi hosted a session of parliament on Thursday the new government his booth with the feminine and the integration of a number of ministries. 

and select the parliament 10 days to study the biographies of new candidates and one month for a comprehensive reform and the resolution of all positions that are managed Bolokulh.anthy 1



The new candidate, and the Ministry of Oil, “Nizar Salem,” talks about a deal with the Kurds!


Reports Since 04/01/2016 17:40 pm (Baghdad time)


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The new candidate for the Iraqi Oil Ministry said Nizar Salem, on Friday, he will certainly facilitate a deal with the Kurds and the central government and resolve the dispute between Baghdad and Erbil .

Salem said in an interview with Reuters, said he “hopes to end a bitter dispute with the autonomous region in northern Iraq and free up more oil exports through a pipeline to Turkey”, pointing out that he “will certainly facilitate a deal with the Kurds and the central government .”

He said Salim told Reuters, “It was also working as a consultant for oil companies in both the northern Kurdish region and the rest of Iraq, and talking about the issue of the conflict with the Kurds which involves the agreement of the Kurdistan Regional Government to convert, 550,000 barrels per day produced in the Kurdish region of crude oil, to the central government in Baghdad , ” the Iraqi oil marketing company” in exchange for a share of 17% in the federal budget . ”

He continued, “It will also continue the sustainable development of crude oil reserves in OPEC, which are among the largest in production in the world , ” adding, “It will take over the oil ministry at a time when wrestle Iraq and other producers with the repercussions of low oil prices, which put severe financial pressure on in Baghdad. ”

Asked whether he expected to attend a meeting in Doha on 17 where he is assigned the members of OPEC and non-OPEC countries to discuss the freeze on oil production and the aim is to support oil prices in the month of April, he said, he “would like to be sure of the intentions and credibility of parliament in his candidacy.”

It is said that Nizar Salem candidate to take over as Iraq ‘s oil minister is the new Kurdish oil geologist who is also someone very experienced in the oil industry.

The provincial government halted all oil transfer operations to the Iraqi government in September 2015, instead of the crude oil shipped independently.

According to the current Minister of Oil, Adel Abdul Mahdi, he said, “The central government will not resume pumping crude oil through a pipeline to Kurdish Turkey unless reached a financial agreement with the Kurdistan Regional Government.” It ended 29/35 / D 24


Shahristani denies his involvement with reports on [the biggest corruption scandal] oil contracts


History of edits:: 01.04.2016 17:14414 visits readable
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denied the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research , Hussain al – Shahristani, his involvement Brhy and processes of corruption in oil contracts and rounds licenses with the oil companies when he was oil minister and deputy prime minister for energy affairs in the governments of former Prime Minister Nuri al – Maliki [2006 – 2014].
Shahristani said in a statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that ” the local media and foreign picked up a story transferred from a foreign newspaper that suspicions of corruption in some of the South Oil Company decades.”
He added that “At a time when it became clear and evident to the people Iraqi targeting continued for those who stood up to fight corruption, what is marketed by some agendas tendentious and consumed some of the media are trying to discredit the national figures and confuse the Iraqi scene. ”
He called al – Shahristani , ” the prime minister and the integrity Commission and the Ministry of oil to open aninvestigation of the allegations , the statement of facts in front of the Iraqi people and reveal spoilers in this contracts , if any, and we are confident that the Iraqi people will not fool him confuse and raise suspicions that stand behind her agendas does not appeal to her that their tools corrupting remain isolated and encircled thereform measures. ” he
also called on ” the Iraqi government to ask foreign newspaper providing them with all of its gripping and documents and evidence to allow them to corrupt accounting, otherwise, the government is obliged to sue thenewspaper’s libel General Service staff and personalities that have served Iraq. ”
it was the achievement of a survey revealed [ the biggest bribe] the world has witnessed in Iraq ‘s historic scandal which such an arena for this corruption under the oil contracts included Iraqi officials cover high level.
he noted the investigation conducted locations “Fbervaks Media” and “Haventgon Post , ” and the deployment of the first on Wednesday, March 30 / March, a number of prominent names in Iraq that are directly related to this scandal.
It is highlighted by Higher Education Minister Hussein al – Shahristani, who was the oil minister in the previous government and the deputy prime minister for energy affairs in the session before.
as has been stated the names of each of Abdul Karim and coffee, oil minister in the previous government, and Jafar al – Musawi, the South oil company director, and Kifah Numan , who took over as South oil Director – era oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban, and Uday Qurashi , a senior official at the South oil Company.
also ask Basil surgeon ‘s name , which is the link between the Iraqi officials and the company “unaoil” oil , which is owned by the Iranian Ehsani Atta, based in Monaca.
the company ‘s role was to be contacted major oil companies across the world to ensure that contracts for them in the Iraqi oil fields across the network worked on the establishment of the Iranian company through Basil Jarrah, an Iraqi resident abroad and has extensive relationships with characters that glanced harmlessly off thepower in Iraq following the US invasion in 2003. the
investigation explains how contracts for the sale of Iraqi and tenders of oil to companies major by the surgeon and the Iranian company, pointing out that through its relationship with spun wide and complex network of communication within the oil Ministry.
millions of dollars spent in bribes to Iraqi officials during the period between 2005 to 2014, some of which went directly to the al – Shahristani and coffee, as well as bribes paid directly by the surgeon and the Iranian company to a smaller officials.
One of the contracts that the company has expanded it is the signing of a contract the company “Hewanda” where the Iranian company offered a “Hewanda” to pay $ 7 million if they wish to obtain the contract, worth 100 million dollars, which is the thrust of a presentation by the surgeon to the Iranian company to address the company “Hyundai”.
bribes amounting to $ 7 million will go partly to al – Shahristani, and another part to the person named Ahmed al -Jubouri , was apparently a link between the surgeon and al – Shahristani.
In one of the messages confirming surgeon Jubouri approved the sum of US $ million , compared to ensure thevictory of Petrofac company and “SBM” Dutch holding Garraf fields.
also, in 2010 and 2011 and approved by the surgeon to pay $ 20 million for Jabouri for that to influence Shahristani Allaibi seeks to persuade them to grant a stake in project oil pipeline in favor of Litton marine Inc., a contract worth about $ 200 million.
in 2011 , the Iranian company paid the biggest bribe in history, worth $ 16 million to win the support of al -Shahristani , in order to get a hold of the pipeline is estimated at $ 600 million dollars.

Washington supports Abadi reform efforts


Khandan – expressed the US State Department expressed support for campaign reform adopted by the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, called upon all Iraqi parties to cooperate with the efforts made in this framework.

A senior US official at the ministry, who asked not to be named, told the “Radio Sawa” The change of government in itself is an internal affair and should not be commented on by only Iraqi officials.

He called the US official, on Iraqis to work together to move the political process forward and find ways to promote the interests and aspirations of the Iraqi people.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi pledged on Thursday, to proceed with the process of reform and change and the fight against corruption.

Abadi said in a statement, “The cabinet reshuffle, which we presented to the House of Representatives and the political blocs is part of a comprehensive reform program that responds to the aspirations of our people, which included reducing its cabinet of 22 ministries into 16 ministries and the nomination of 14 ministers while retaining the ministries of defense and interior for reasons of security Daash against the ongoing war. “


Masum calls on everyone to proceed with the completion of the reform process and thereby contributing to the stabilization of the country


President Fuad Masum

The President of the Republic of Iraq Fuad Masum, the need to have a comprehensive reform of the political structure and the legislative, economic and social level in Iraq.

He infallible issued by his office that the challenges facing the country require all politicians of the country in accordance with a balanced and accurate moving between hard and packages of reform measures and the strong concern for the stability of the country and overcome the challenges of security and money.

The International Monetary Fund planstolend Iraq about $ 16 billion over 3 years


The main road leading from the Allawi area to the intersection of the Baghdad International Fair, west of Baghdad, which passes close to the famous theme park in the capital Zora Imaging (Mahmoud Raouf)


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Long-Presse / Baghdad

Confirmed economic advisor to the Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, on Friday, the seriousness of the international community to help Iraq and enable it to meet the “financial distress” current, while the International Monetary Fund plans to secure “a global financial umbrella” for Iraq through its lending nearly $ 16 billion , count that supports the “authentication” of Baghdad and a guarantee for the international financial community to give more aid and soft loans.

He said the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, in an interview to the (long-Presse), “The talks with the IMF, which took place in Amman, Jordan, two days ago, the seriousness and the international community has shown with the help of Iraq and enable it to cope with the financial distress experienced by now and the repercussions of falling oil prices.” .

He promised favor, that “the IMF is serious lend Iraq nearly $ 16 billion over the next three years to be global to the country a financial umbrella,” adding that “the agreement with the IMF confirms Iraq authentication and guarantee allows the international financial community to grant more soft loans and aid in accordance with the plans minutes and through a global program. “

It is noteworthy that the Jordanian capital, Amman, has seen in the (28th of March, the last in 2016), talks between Iraq and the experts of the International Monetary Fund, to review the Fund’s staff monitor economic and financial policy program for Iraq and maximizing revenue and reducing public expenditure is necessary.

The International Monetary Fund IMF: The International Monetary Fund, likely in, (the thirtieth of March current), the possibility of approval to lend Iraq $ 15 billion over three years, through next June, while between that will provide five billion of them to believe the rest other financial institutions and donors, he stressed that Iraq will receive five billion during the current year 2016, and the rest at the end of the agreement period.

The Finance Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, signed on 30 March 2016, Iraq received financial aid from donors and financial organizations of six billion and $ 400 million during the current year 2016.

The appearance of Mohammed Saleh, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), in the (26th January 2016), that Iraq has agreed with the International Monetary Fund for long-term soft loans for the implementation of development projects, noting that the fund is among other conditions, government expenses, and modified some procedures related to economic policies, while counting economist that “the most important” of those loans is to know the amounts that will be obtained during the year 2016.

Iraq had announced (13th January 2016), for the approval of the International Monetary Fund to finance the budget deficit through clouds of hard currency reserves, indicating that this means reducing the reserves of $ 59 billion October 2015 the last end, to 43 billion during the this year.


Khatib Kufa: reforms chest ended the sectarian quotas



Since 04/01/2016 14:42 pm (Baghdad time)

BAGHDAD – balances News

Considered the imam, Sheikh Ali Gomaa Kufa Nomani, on Friday, the reforms called her cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, as the sectarian quota system ended

Said Nomani in political speech, which was attended by a reporter / balances News / “The reforms that called her the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr ended the sectarian quotas and dropped bets Almrgevin which grew out of a new bailout the country and people.”

Nomani said, “The first reforms came to fruition after the government bowed to the demand of the Iraqis who carry a tent faith and patience of Mr. Muqtada al-Sadr and his successor, millions of segments of Iraqi society.”

He said Nomani, that “the reform movement emerged again to save the country and its people through a national protest, which called him Mr. Muqtada al-Sadr and that surprised everyone following Bouktoath and on the walls of the Green Zone when their progress himself to be in front of them to demand the rights of the Iraqi people and knock the parties in power are at stake.”

Nomani said, “If patriotism among government officials present, or they have a sense of responsibility towards the safety of the Iraqis to have resigned, or at least accepted the government’s cabin provided by the Independent Committee and offered the opportunity to minister incompetent to provide their services to Iraq.”

He said Nomani, that “one of the symbols of corruption came out and threatened the protesters and the protesters, calling the sit-in was unconstitutional and that the popular unrest affects the achievements of the political process, then what the achievements are talking about arid hospitals or schools dilapidated or primitive streets or from the failed or billions of electricity stolen or for occupied Mosul. ”

He called the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, on Thursday, to end the sit-ins held in front of the Green Zone in central Baghdad, and continue to demonstrate in every Friday to put pressure on parliament to vote on new cabinet cabin. Ended 29/42 g