UN: Fallujah operations should unite political forces


Khandan – Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jan Kubis welcomed the call of the supreme religious authority Ali al-Sistani to protect civilians and their property during the ongoing liberalization of the Fallujah military operations.

The new Kubis said in a statement, his call to “all parties to the conflict to do everything they can to protect civilians and full compliance with international humanitarian law, and ensure not to hinder their access to medical facilities and their access to humanitarian aid and allow them to leave the areas affected by the violence in safety and dignity.”

He Kubis all “concerned about reports of violations of human rights against the fleeing fighting civilians” and urged “the Iraqi government to conduct a thorough investigation into these reports and do their utmost to prevent such incidents and to hold accountable those involved in this business in a transparent manner.”

And cross-Kubi for “appreciation for the directives issued by the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in this regard.”

He appealed to the UN envoy of the Iraqi authorities, who are security checks for civilians to leave the combat zone, to “ensure that this process is done as soon as possible and in full accordance with the principles of humanity under the central government structure to ensure transparency and a mechanism reliable follow-up for those who are arrested and responsibility on their numbers and their places In order to prevent abuses and reassure their relatives who are worried about their safety. “

He said Kubis “The people of Fallujah have suffered greatly under the control of Daash, many of whom commute and put their lives at greater risk in order to escape from the terrorist group and the battles, they are in dire need of a safe haven, and should not be subjected to further suffering and intimidation.”

He added Kubis “The battle of Fallujah is the battle of all Iraqis who wish to see their future with each other in an Iraq devoid Daash. The noble cause to rid Fallujah of terrorists Daash should not be distorted allowed violations of human rights and dignity of people, especially on a sectarian basis.”

Special Representative of Iraqi political leaders and the leaders of all military and security forces urged to “assume their responsibilities and stand as one to liberate Fallujah and Daash stripped of any chance to use violations, notably list them on a sectarian basis, for the purposes of the special regulation.”

He pointed UN envoy to “The sedition and sectarian tensions were still of the goals of the terrorist group. Although Fallujah operations should unite political forces against the forces that are fueling the sectarian fire and push them to work together to reach a national reconciliation that highlight the need for it, on the road to achieving a settlement hISTORIC based on inclusiveness and to ensure equality and justice for all, so that would lay a sustainable foundation for the unity of Iraq and its people. “



The highest religious authority of Mr. Sistani’s office is expected to see the crescent of the month of Ramadan, on the evening of Monday

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The highest religious authority of Mr. Sistani’s office is expected to see the crescent of the month of Ramadan, on the evening of Monday

{Karbala: Euphrates News} is expected to be the crescent of the month of Ramadan in the evening on Monday, {30 Shaaban 1437 H} th {June 6, 2016 m} with visibility to the naked eye if the sky is clear on the horizon holy city of Najaf and at sunset at {7} and accurate {6}. ”

According to a statement of the Abbasid to the threshold of the Holy agency {Euphrates News} received a copy of it today that “This came in a table of Prayers Crescents for the month of Ramadan for the year {1437 e} approved for the year {2016}, posted on the top religious authority , the Office of His Eminence , Sayyed Ali al-Sistani {long live blooming} in Najaf, and between , it is expected that the new moon of Ramadan saw on Monday night {30 Shaaban} th {June 6, 2016 AD} in the horizon holy city of Najaf at sunset in the seventh sixth minute time, and the table that section Manar from Crescent ratio {3 0.26%} In this case , expect to see Crescent clear and loud and age {37} hours and {3} minutes, and the height on the horizon {13} degrees and {56} minutes and the duration of stay after sunset hour and {13} minutes. 

” I also expected to be the Crescent tonight on the horizon holy city of Najaf at sunset at seventh minute of six, and the percentage of section Manar from Crescent {0.59%} in this case , you can not see the crescent with the naked eye. 

He stressed that “this will be the first day of Ramadan for the year 1437 {e} {day on Tuesday June 7, 2016 m} in Iraq and the Middle East, God willing , “.anthy


Sistani’s office references and Hakim expect Tuesday’s first day of Ramadan

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predicted an office supreme religious authority , Grand Ayatollah Ali al – Sistani and the religious reference by Mr. Mohammed Said al – Hakim to be next Tuesday , the first day of the lunar month of Ramadan for the year 1437 AH.

According to the schedule timings Crescents for the month of Ramadan, posted on the site Sistani ‘s office in Najaf that “the crescent of the month of Ramadan in the evening on Monday [tomorrow] with visibility to the naked eye if the sky is clear on the horizon holy city of Najaf and at sunset at The seventh and accurate . [6] ” 

and that” the section Manar percentage of the crescent [3.26%] In this case , expected to Crescent clear and high , and the age of 37 hours and 3 minutes, and the height on the horizon 13 degrees and 56 minutes sees its lifespan after sunset hour 13 minutes. ” is 

also expected to” be a crescent on this night in the horizon holy city of Najaf at sunset at seventh minute of six, and the percentage of section Manar from Crescent [0.59%] in this case , you can not see the crescent with the naked eye, and this will be the first day of the month of Ramadan Tuesday a brief summary in Iraq and the Middle East. ” 

in the reference desk religious announced Mr. Mohammed said al – Hakim , said on Monday the completion of a number of the month of Shaaban and be on the first Tuesday of the month of Ramadan. 

several Arab and Muslim countries and the Sunni Endowment in Iraq had announced that on Monday is the first day of the month of Ramadan , while other countries have announced that Tuesday.


Urgent destroy the headquarters and killed four most important leaders Daash airstrike in Diyala

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{Baghdad: Euphrates News} Joint Special Operations Command announced the destruction of the headquarters and killed four most important leaders Daash airstrike within categorically “Neda and oil box and in front of Lewis and the mountains of Naryn” in Diyala.

According to a statement of leadership received by the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it today , “with every day in Iraq Shoumoukh, embroidered heroes in a cell hawks intelligence Interior Ministry a new victory today it is in the process dubbed {martyr Captain Mustafa al – Saadi} and in coordination with the Joint Special Operations Command wed Bushra cropping elements Daash killers, during an operation was planned very carefully crowned as the martyr Captain Mustafa al – Saadi ‘s finest and a group of his friends who were murdered hands obscurantists with criminality Salafi Baathist, was conducted in coordination also with the leadership of the fifth Division of the Iraqi People’s Army and the crowd. ” 

He continued” this process resulted in the destruction of four headquarters for the organization Daash terrorist within categorically “Neda and oil box and in front of Lewis and mountains Crossfire” and the bombing of three explosive devices, and found explosive belts, especially booby – trapped explosive belts, and the arrest of six terrorists killed the terrorist nicknamed {Abu Majid and materials} official “detachment Hamed” in the definitive bridge which is one of the important leaders in the organization Daash terrorist. ” 

He noted that” hawks renews the covenant to keep the quality operations to eliminate Almtohman terrorist gangs cell that they can undermine Iraq and its proud people .. mercy to the martyrs and shame of terrorism and his cronies “is over.


Qasim al – Tai: Monday the first day of the month of Ramadan


Independent) .. press office of the religious authority said Sheikh Qasim al-Tai, for that on Monday (June 6, 2016) is the first day of the holy month of Ramadan.

The office said in a statement today that “according to scientific data and building reference al-Tai, the next Monday is the lunar month of Ramadan.”

Office and congratulated all Muslims by this holy month, calling on God, that “makes the month of obedience and forgiveness and affinity and love among Muslims in general and the month of security, peace and blessing, faith and piety and charity, and fasting bless them with it and do the blessing.” (End)



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China demonstrated its willingness implementation of strategic projects in the province of Diwaniyah


Besides from meeting the governor of Diwaniya, Sami al-Hasnawi with representatives of the Chinese investment companies


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Long-Presse / Diwaniya

Diwaniya announced management, on Sunday, the desire of Chinese companies, the implementation of investment projects in various sectors in the city of Diwaniyah, while confirming its commitment to facilitate the procedures and providing investment opportunities and environment appropriate to the work of these companies.

The governor of Diwaniya, Sami al-Hasnawi said in an interview to the (long-Presse), “The administration of the province examined the delegation of Group of Companies (CGC) and (چan Pi) Investment Chinese, investment projects in the energy, housing, oil and mineral industries, security systems and e-government sectors.”

Hasnawi said, “The meeting discussed the investment opportunities available in the province and ways to overcome obstacles to facilitate the procedures for companies wishing to invest in real projects contribute to providing an appropriate environment to them, to improve services and the advancement of the economy of the province, which suffers a real financial crisis.”

The governor pointed out, “there are a lot of investment opportunities in the service, agricultural and industrial sectors across the province, and was fully prepared to invest to facilitate the work of foreign companies in the province.”

The investment Diwaniyah body, announced, (early June of this), kicks off projects and employment opportunities to maintain fair, (180 km south of Baghdad), while criticized specialists investment laws and its enemy, “a lie” exploited by parties to finance themselves, conservative management confirmed its support for investors and facilitate their transactions procedures, and threatened to withdraw from work if the Kuwaiti company has not committed to the implementation of Diwaniyah commercial airport project.


Youkhana: Parliament will hold an extraordinary session during Ramadan to complete the reshuffle and discuss the rest of the crisis.


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He favored the House of Representatives MP Imad Youkhana decision to hold a special session during the month of Ramadan, noting that this meeting be held for the purpose of the reshuffle and discuss the situation in the country.

Youkhana said that the meetings and dialogues between the political blocs on the continuing political situation and security developments in the country,
Adding that the meeting will be for the purpose of the reshuffle and thus will be attended by MPs, including members of the Liberal bloc, noting that this meeting will be devoted to discuss the situation in the country ,, and continued Youkhana said the session will be held after the decision of the Federal Court and the entry of deputies block the reform of the sessions, explaining that after the issuance of the court’s decision can be held several extraordinary sessions to discuss specific topics.
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Parliament: the signing of Iraq to loans require him to impose extra taxes on the citizens needed to be reviewed


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{Baghdad: Euphrates News} saw parliamentary bloc, a coalition of national chairman Kadhim al-Shammari, said on Sunday that the signing of Iraq to loans require him to impose extra taxes on the citizens needed to be reviewed, calling on the government to “greater transparency about Karza the International Monetary Fund and a loan of US arming of Iraq.”
Al – Shammari said in a press statement received by the agency {Euphrates News} acopy of it today, ” The Modern and concerns raised from many quarters about therecent loans signed by the government with the International Monetary Fund and theUnited States that have ratified it would be a real disaster plaguing Iraq will represent restrictions shackle the country for many years . ” He added that” thesigning of Iraq for loans includes impossible conditions , both significant benefits interms or compel Iraq to impose extra taxes on the citizens are the things you need to review a real discussion and clarification and greater transparency by thegovernment and the Atnfred in steps could afford more negative than its benefits on the country. ” he noted that” the government was supposed to have to make foreign loans option is the last option and work initially on other solutions Casthsal debt owed by telecommunications companies, which exceeded four billion dollars , or move cases more quickly against spoilers to recover stolen and smuggled money and work systematically to activate the rest of the industrial, agricultural, tourism and commercial sectors in the country to be an additional resource to support thebudget. ” the condition of the international Monetary Fund in the agreement concluded by Iraq, to impose strict controls on the doors of disbursement of the loan, and full salary and allowances subordinate to the senior state employees, and job grading Supreme and private, to income tax. While not include conditions permit stamped on the ration cards, nor salaries of social protection network, and not thegovernment provided subsidies for the displaced. According to the Convention ,which provides for the granting Iraq a loan preliminary exceed $ 5 billion, according to a source familiar with the Ministry of Finance, which included general details ofthis deal was not the first, was preceded by two agreements: one in 2005, and the settlement of Iraq ‘s obligations with creditors in the Paris Club, and the other in 2008, to address the repercussions of the sharp decline in oil prices Anmak.anthy

Italy donates about five million dollars to restore stability to the liberated areas of the Daash



Displaced Iraqis are waiting to return to their homes


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Long-Presse / Baghdad

Announced the United Nations Special Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), presenting Italy’s new help of four million and 910 thousand dollars, to fund the financing of the organization’s immediate stability, indicating that the total assistance Rome rose this for seven million and 630 thousand dollars, while the Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq confirmed on the need to restore stability to the liberated areas to ensure the “voluntary and dignified return” to the displaced ones, counting the Italian Ambassador to restore stability prevents Iraqis turned into a “potential refugees.”

According to the UN Mission, in a statement received (long-Presse) a copy of it, that “Italy has provided an amount of four million and 910 thousand dollars or roughly four million and 500 thousand euros, to finance the immediate stabilization fund, part of the United Nations Development Programme, which provides rapid support to areas liberated from al Daash, “pointing out that” it comes after its contribution to the Fund by two million and 720 thousand dollars which 2,000,500 thousand euros, in December of the past in 2015, bringing the total amount provided through the Italian international cooperation Agency seven million and 630 thousand dollars, any of seven million euros. “

She UNAMI, to “finance the immediate stabilization fund, which helps in accordance with the priorities determined by the Government of Iraq and local authorities, to expedite the return of public infrastructure rehabilitation, and provide grants to small businesses, and strengthening local government capacity, and encourage civic action and community reconciliation, as well as providing employment opportunities short term through public works programs. “

The mission was quoted as Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme and the Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq, Lise Grande, extremely grateful for “the Government of Italy for its ongoing support, with the liberalization of additional areas, and the desire of more families to return liberated areas of Daash”, usually the “Italian aid generous contribute to the support of the government in the most needed areas. “

Grandi stressed on the need to “restore stability to the liberated areas to ensure a voluntary and dignified.”

For his part, said Italy’s ambassador to Iraq, Marco Carnelos, according to the statement, said that “a very effective cooperation between the finance immediate stability and the Government of Iraq to fund local Iraqi authorities, helped to identify several areas requiring intervention fund,” noting that “Italy’s commitment to Iraq within the framework of re intrinsic stability originally, where Italian police carried out a training program for Iraqi police, and it will increase the commitment today to build on the increasing needs of the Fund. “

And saw the ambassador, it is necessary to “restore stability to be strong process in order to pave the way for the safe return of displaced Iraqis to their homes, and thus prevent the Iraqis turned to potential refugees.”

The funding for the immediate stabilization fund, which was established in June 2015, working in the newly liberated areas in the governorates of Anbar, Salahuddin, Nineveh and Diyala provinces, and has the approval of the Fund’s work in the 17 area, newly initiated in Ramadi, where causing massive destruction and pollution of explosives in slowing the re-stabilization efforts and the return of displaced persons.

It is noteworthy that Europe suffers from the migration of “unprecedented” of countries that suffer instability and civil wars, especially in the Middle East and North Africa.