Before the arrival of international investigators .. “Shahristani” burn his office and flames devoured all the existing documents and files (Details)


04-09-2016 11:30 PM

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Detect a fire broke out in the Higher Education Minister Hussein al – Shahristani resigned office in the palace Aladnana Baghdad, after receiving information about the arrival of international investigators to interrogate him in corrupted files including energy files.
A source said in a press statement, that ” a wildfire broke out in Hussain al – Shahristani office; in order to cover up the corrupted files involved with when he was president for energy affairs and minister of oil,” adding that ” the flames devoured everything that exists in the office files, documents, furniture, and teams civil defense opened an investigation into the incident , but some sources confirmed that the fire was caused by arson. “
Experts say that ” the outbreak of a fire artificially aim to cover up the corrupted files involvement by al – Shahristani , with the news of the arrival of the international team of investigators to investigate major corruption files, including energy , files , and file and Oona Oil Company.”
Revealed investigations by the two institutions journalistic Australian and American, on 2 February last, for “corruption scandal major” related to Iraqi oil contracts, indicating that it includes pay bribes of hundreds of millions of dollars to Iraqi officials , including former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Higher Education and current scientific research Hussain al – Shahristani, and former Minister of oil Abdul Karim and coffee, and other senior officials of the Ministry of oil and the South oil company, to pass the deals for the benefit of various global companies. “

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Central bank: $ 50 billion in bank reserves and cover the budget deficit

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senior official in the Iraqi Central Bank, revealed the size of the amount of foreign currency reserves in the bank.

The general director of banking and credit control in the bank Ihsan Shomran Yasiri, in a televised statement, on Sunday evening, that ” the monetary reserves of the Central Bank of Iraq from foreign currency of up to $ 50 billion , which is quite normal number with a country in the past three years a large deficit in the state “stressing that these foreign reserves are , according to the international Monetary Fund on the safe side.” 

He added that “more than 90% of central bank sales are through dependencies documentary universally used and either direct sales through the window of foreign currency sell a few to sustain the economy and inject the dollar to trade . ” . 

he pointed out, ” the Central Bank is financing large deficits in the state budget.” 

and the dollar exchange sold by the Central Bank for Goods banking and domestic market, Yasiri rate differential, that ” the bank sells the dollar in 1200 dinars, and the parallel to him in the market local is 1260, or 1270 dinars to the dollar, this is not a big difference, but very reasonable and the World Bank defends difficulty to maintain it. ” 

and raised suspicions of corruption , fraud and money laundering through the central bank auction as announced, specializing in national integrity and economic crime and money laundering a misdemeanor court, 20 August 2015 issued sentences of imprisonment and a fine against officials in the Rafidain and the north after being convicted on charges of corruption and money laundering, banner earlier in the presence of 20 defendants in this some issues largely chairman. ” 

It is said that the government announced last month that the fiscal budget deficit the big 2017, amid expectations that exceed the 30 trillion dinars, which means asylum to Iraq ‘s internal and external loans to cover the deficit may include CBI.

2016: The ‘beginning of end’ for Daesh in Iraq, Syria?


Notorious terrorist group suffered string of defeats this year after capturing vast swathes of territory in Iraq, Syria in 2014

By Ahmed Ali


The Daesh terrorist group has suffered a string of military defeats this year after overrunning vast swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria in 2014.

Nevertheless, the group remains in firm control of several parts of both countries and still appears to have the ability to stage frequent attacks.

In June, the New York Times reported that Daesh had recently lost 56 out of 126 key positions — including several major population centers — in both Iraq and Syria.

According to Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, the group currently controls some 14 percent of Iraq’s total territory compared to the roughly one third that it held two years ago.

Along with significant territories in Iraq, Daesh recently lost the Syrian city of Jarabulus near the Turkish border and Libya’s coastal city of Sirte.

While some observers view the territorial losses as the “beginning of the end” for Daesh, others expect the terrorist group to stage a series of strategic withdrawals from key positions before attempting to regroup in other areas.

The following is a chronological list of the biggest losses sustained by the group this year.

February 2016: Daesh loses the Abu Gharib area north of Baghdad to Iraqi security forces and the Hashd al-Shaabi, an umbrella group of pro-government Shia militias.

February 2016: Iraqi forces wrest control of the city of Ramadi, captured by Daesh in May of last year.

February 2016: Syrian regime forces capture the Kabiba gas field in the city of Al-Shaddadah in the northeastern Al-Hasakah province.

March 2016: Iraqi security forces retake the Kabisa district in the western Anbar province.

March 2016: Daesh loses the strategic city of Rutba in western Iraq to security forces backed by an international U.S.-led coalition.

March 2016: Daesh withdraws from the ancient city of Palmyra east of Damascus, which it captured in May of last year.

April 2016: Daesh loses the Al-Badia cement factory in Syria’s southeastern Rif Dimashq province.

April 2016: Daesh pulls out of the city of Hit on the west bank of the Euphrates River after withdrawing from the cities of Kabia and Ruthba.

April 2016: Daesh withdraws from the town of Al-Qaryatayn in Syria’s Homs province after a stinging defeat by regime forces.

May 2016: Iraqi forces seize the Akashat intersection on the highway west of Anbar city, thereby cutting Daesh’s supply lines.

May 2016: Daesh retreats from Karma al-Fallujah after an operation mounted by the Hashd al-Shaabi.

June-July 2016: Daesh withdraws from Fallujah west of Baghdad, which it captured in early 2014. Daesh fighters then retreat to Mosul, now its primary stronghold in Iraq.

June 2016: Daesh loses the Libyan city of Sirte — located east of Tripoli — after a month-long military campaign by Libyan security forces.

August 2016: Daesh loses Syria’s northern city of Manbij after two months of pitched battles against the U.S.-backed “Syrian Democratic Forces”.

August 2016: Daesh withdraws from the city of Jarabulus in Syria’s northwestern Aleppo province amid a Turkish military campaign launched in support of the Free Syrian Army.

Nechirvan Barzani receives a delegation from the United States



By Ziad alHaidari 43 minutes ago
نيجيرفان البارزاني يستقبل وفداً من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية
Nechirvan Barzani receives a delegation from the United States

Roudao – Erbil

Received the Prime Minister in Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani, on Sunday, a member of theArmed Services Committee of the US Senate , Senator Martin Heinrich and his accompanying delegation , which included all of the new US ambassador to Iraq Doclas Silliman and Consul General of the United States in the Kurdistan Region Ken Cross facilities for them and the delegation.

This came in a statement by the Presidency of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Roudao Media Network received a copy of it, where he praised the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government Naچervan Barzani, “military support for the US province since the beginning of the attacks against terrorists Daesh”, noting that it was a major and a strong reason to change the military equation in favor of the forces Peshmerga.

The statement, to be the guest of the delegation, has expressed, during the meeting, expressed his happiness to visit the Kurdistan region and highlighted the fight against al “Daesh” continuing victories achieved by the Peshmerga forces in this war, alluding to the reception of the province for a large number of displaced people and refugees who went to the region to escape the terror and receive provincial government services and provide them with all of them.

The statement added, that the delegation praised the role of the people and the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Peshmerga forces, while emphasizing the need to strengthen relations between the Kurdistan region and the United States.

For his part, Nechirvan Barzani, the delegation informed the guest thanks and appreciation of the Kurdistan Regional President of the United States and its people and its government for providing military support to the region since the beginning of the attacks against terrorists “Daesh”, pointing out that this support was essential and a strong reason to change the military equation in favor of Alyishmrkh forces in the battles waged against Daesh.

As the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, a summary of his recent visit to Baghdad, accompanied by a delegation from the provincial government, meetings and meetings held by the government delegation with senior Iraqi officials, stressing the need to strengthen bilateral relations between the Kurdistan Region and Iraqi officials from all sides.

The two sides discussed, on the other side of the game, the battle to liberate Mosul from the hands of terrorists, noting that the views were identical on the inadequacy of the military side only to liberate this city, but that it should also be taking into account the political and humanitarian side in this battle.

The two sides also stressed the need for strong cooperation between the province and the Iraqi government and the coalition, especially in the phase that will follow liberation of the city and achieve social stability, peace and reconciliation among all components of Mosul.

Adviser: Abadi agreed with the Kurds on the export of 150,000 barrels per day



Since 09/04/2016 19:17 pm (Baghdad time)

BAGHDAD – balances News

Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister revealed the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, Sunday, for the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi agreement with the Kurdish delegation on the export of the region of 150 thousand barrels of oil per day from the fields of Baba Karkar and the baker through the Turkish Ceyhan line and recognizes its imports to Baghdad in return allocated 50% of its imports resolve financial problem in Kirkuk, according to monthly charts.

Saleh said in a statement quoted by the government Sabah newspaper I followed / balances News / “The discussions that took place between the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the Delegation of the province resulted in the agreement on the export of 150 thousand barrels of oil per day from the fields of Baba Karkar and the baker through the pipeline region line that connects to the port of Ceyhan Turkish, while the condition of the agreement handing source of oil revenues and the jurisprudence of the Iraqi Foundation for the export of crude oil (SOMO) and according to the constitution that allocates 50 percent of the financial revenues of the amounts exported to solve the financial problem in Kirkuk, according to the tables and calculations show the region’s share of monthly. ”

Saleh pointed out that “the agreement stipulates that the provincial government paid according to the agreement Peshmerga expenses of military supplies and the rest stationed military forces in Kirkuk with the federal government provide for the salaries of civil servants in Kirkuk from the second half of the proceeds from the agreement between the two parties, they are paid by the federal government of the proceeds of the The remaining 75,000 barrels. ”


“The success of the agreement between Baghdad and Erbil on Kirkuk oil pave the biggest solve oil problems between the two parties to an agreement over the continuation of the talks and the negotiating table, which is the best solution to solve the problems,” revealing “and there are steps you can have that facilitate the negotiating table, including oil operations and agreements governance that between the center and the region. ”

The Kurdish delegation headed by Nechirvan Barzani visited earlier, Baghdad, where he met with Prime Aloza Haider al-Abadi and the speaker of parliament and representatives of the blocks Alssayash.anthy 29/33 h




Kurdish lawmaker exclude the Quorum of the parliamentary session is completed next Tuesday


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{Baghdad} Euphrates News Kurdistan Alliance MP Adel Nouri ruled the House of Representatives session, for next Tuesday, coinciding with the Eid al-Adha holiday is complete.
Nouri said in a statement to Agence {Euphrates News} Sunday that “there are anumber of travelers deputies to perform Hajj and others on vacation outside thecountry.”
He explained that ” the agenda of the meeting , which precedes the Eid al – Adha in the event of the session may include the withdrawal of confidence from Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari in addition to reading some of the bills. ”
The House of Representatives has raised its regular Monday after he voted against his conviction answers Finance Minister Hoshyar Zibara.anthy 1

Pictures .. strike by some state departments staff in Baghdad and the provinces



Since 04.09.2016 at 09:43 (Baghdad time)

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Multiply the number of state departments staff in Baghdad and the provinces for always at the invitation of the cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.

Iraq’s reserves of hard currency decline threatens Bovlassh



Since 04.09.2016 at 09:28 (Baghdad time)

BAGHDAD – balances News

Stressed the economic and investment commission in Parliament member Abdul-Salam al-Maliki, Sunday, the low level of cash reserves of hard currency to the low levels portend serious disasters in the short and long term has been threatening to bankrupt Iraq and drowning in foreign debt.

Maliki said in a statement received / balances News /, a copy of it, that “there are measures included many of the suspicions of corruption and fraud in what is known as a window of foreign currency sale at the Central Bank, which caused the depletion of the currency of the country and led to the decline of dollar reserves in a safe bank, which was amounting to more than $ 80 billion to No. anonymous central bank can not permit it. ”

He added that “We have confirmed information that indicates a low level of cash reserves of hard currency to the low levels portend serious disasters in the short and long term has been threatening to bankrupt Iraq and sank in the external debt.”

He explained that “there is a huge difference between the approved price for the local market accredited to the Central Bank of the price, allowing the spoilers and behind them by depriving the government of tax and Alcomerk in addition to depriving the Iraqi people of the benefit of the real exchange rate.”

He noted that “the central bank has failed to control the exchange rates of foreign currencies, despite the many promises made by the actions carried out by, and that was the result spoilers increase the wealth and increasing poverty of the citizen.”

And carry-Maliki’s central bank “responsibility for this corruption and waste of the people’s wealth exciting way to suspicions managed through which corrupt the drain on the domestic economy,” warning “to take punitive action in the interrogation and to hold accountable those responsible for this negligence and negligence in the event of failure to take swift action to stop it,” .anthy 29 / p 18

Forthcoming meeting between the Finance Committee and the prime minister to put the final touches on the budget in 2017 (details)


04-09-2016 12:49 PM

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Parliamentary Finance Committee confirmed on Sunday, she will meet with the prime minister to put the finishing touches on the new federal general budget before presenting it to parliament.

The committee member said Haitham al – Jubouri in a press statement, that the meeting will bring together the anticipated parliamentary committee with the prime minister and a delegation from the Ministry of Finance within the next two days, to put the final touches on the budget bill before being sent to the House of Representatives.

He said al – Jubouri, according Maurdna of the Council of Ministers will be deficit 32 trillion out of 100 trillion dinars, equivalent to 32% of the total public budget ‘, adding that they’ had also told that the government estimated oil price of about $ 38 per barrel. “

He stressed that there are doors court in the budget can not be reduced Aoualemsas or change expenses such as ration card, medicine, electricity and rounds of oil licensing foreign debt owed by Iraq, but if we found other expenses within the investment budget or entertainment expenses, Fbalamkan reduced and transfers were to other sectors more priority.

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