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Rise in the region’s oil exports via Turkey after an agreement with Baghdad


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informed source said that crude oil exports from the Kurdistan region via the Turkish port of Ceyhan rise in the wake of an agreement with the federal government in Baghdad to share some rough sales revenues.
Exports rose to about 650 thousand barrels per day from its lowest level in five months recorded in August at a little over 400 thousand barrels per day.
Includes exports of 130 thousand barrels per day of Kirkuk.
It agreed Government of the Territory with Baghdad last month to resume the export of raw Kirkuk Kurdish through the pipeline, which was shut since March that the shipments are shared equally between Baghdad and Erbil.
and began the Iraqi oil marketing company SOMO] government is already in the market share of Kirkuk crude ,which is exported from the Turkish port of Ceyhan.

Rise in the region’s oil exports via Turkey after an agreement with Baghdad



September / September 8, 2016 17:01

Abadi nominate Othman Ghanimi the Ministry of Defense and Muwaffaq Abdul Hadi of the Interior

Detecting a parliamentary source on the nomination of the Prime Minister for the team Othman Ghanimi to take the Ministry of Defense and the team Muwaffaq Abdul Hadi Interior Ministry.
He said a close associate of al – Abbadi of Baghdadi News that the source “Abadi plans to assign the defense and interior ministries of the figures of security leaders without reference to the political blocs.”
He added that ” Abadi decided to nominate army chief of staff and agency Othman Ghanimi to the post of Minister ofdefense and Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs , the police team Muwaffaq Abdul Hadi for the post of interior minister.

Nechirvan Barzani Kubis: An agreement to export Kirkuk with Baghdad hurt the interests of everyone


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Search head of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani with the Special Representative of the UN Secretary Jan Kubis, on Thursday, the results of the provincial talks with Baghdad to resume oil exports ofKirkuk, and preparations for receiving the displaced from Mosul, after its liberation from the control of Daesh terrorist gangs.
According to the provincial government said in a statement that Barzani discussed with Kubis aid provided by theUnited Nations for displaced people, refugees and political and security situation in the region and some other issues related to .
He praised the UN official role of the Kurdistan Regional Government and its cooperation with the UN organizations and other international organizations to develop a plan to receive the expected displacement ofcitizens to Kurdistan while editing city of Mosul.
the statement noted that Kubibh expressed his satisfaction with the results reached by the governments ofBaghdad and the Kurdistan region after the visit of the delegation of the province of Baghdad, describing asuccessful visit and wished to take the relations between the two sides turn more positive, especially in theenergy and security fields as well as develop a plan Court in cooperation with the international coalition to liberate the city of Mosul and other areas that still lie under the control of [Daesh.
expects international organizations and the displacement of nearly one million people during the liberation ofMosul operations under the control Daesh since the middle of 2014. in
turn praised Barzani ‘s role Kubis in the convergence of views between the Baghdad and Erbil and gave him asummary of the meetings and the meetings that were held in Baghdad , noting that the Kurdistan region demanded Baghdad to prepare a joint plan of action and quick time to liberate the city of Mosul and other areas and that both sides will work to strengthen relations and coordination between them.
on the agreement between Arbil and Baghdad regarding the export of oil from the Kirkuk saw Barzani that theresult reached by the two sides in the interest of all Iraqi factions , stressing that the talks between Arbil and Baghdad will continue and the United Nations can play an important role in this matter.
a delegation of the Kurdistan Regional government has recently agreed with the federal government on all outstanding issues in the oil field Kirkuk , where resumed Iraqi oil marketing company SOMO] and the Kurdistan region in early September , the current crude export jointly giant field after the conclusion of a new tentative agreement on revenue sharing.
the crude flows from Kirkuk and that an average of about 150 thousand barrels per day , have been stalled since last March as a result of dispute over revenue sharing between Baghdad and Erbil note that before it was aterritory takes is those flows individually while not seen Sumo export any shipment calculated from the Turkish port of Ceyhan since the middle of 2015.
the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan headed by Jalal Talabani, rejected the decision Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi, to resume pumping oil province of Kirkuk and export it to the outside via the KRG pipeline.
according to the letter issued by, Hiro Ibrahim Ahmed [Akila Talabani] and is leading the Union to Abadi , 19 , last August about whether to resume the export of 100,000 barrels per day of Kirkuk, and the payment of the petro -dollar benefits to the citizens of the province , “the government ‘s decision to resume pumping oil has not been in consultation and agreement with the National Union , ” influential in Kirkuk, the Council of conservatism.
She drew Talabani that ” the decision to resume pumping oil is not consultation and agreement with us, and therefore reject the decision to export [100] thousand barrels and demand stop it , and we hope to deal positively with our demand through the [five] days so we do not have to take the means available to the other we have to stop pumping oil from these fields, especially the engine before the public pressure and public opinion in Kurdistan and Kirkuk province. ”

US Ambassador: The United States is eager to edit the province of Daesh


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confirmed the new US ambassador to Iraq , Allen Douglas Silliman, the United States is keen on continuing international support for Iraq and the liberalization of Nineveh province , of organizing terrorist Daesh.
He pointed out the US ambassador during a meeting with the governor of Nineveh Nofal Hammadi Sultan, according to a statement last of his office, “the importance of the victories achieved by the security forces to theterrorist Daesh gangs.”
The statement added, that “The meeting reviewed the overall security and political developments, in addition to operations edit Nineveh and the importance of continuing support provided by the international coalition, for its part welcomed Douglas visited the governor. “


Baghdad, KRG and UN discuss Mosul Humanitarian Plan

KRG, UN and Iraqi delegations meeting in Erbil.

( Baghdad – The KRG Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC) organized on a joint meeting between KRG, Iraqi government, and UN-Humanitarian Country Team, in order to discuss the Mosul Humanitarian Strategy and Response Plan (HRP) for 2017.

After several decisions, KRG and the Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to ensure a well-coordinated response to the anticipated waves of displacement resulting from the Mosul offensive.

During the meeting, the KRG Foreign Relations Minister urged the donors to act quickly, sufficiently, and effectively in order to avert a looming humanitarian catastrophe, and said, “KRG is running out of money to sustain its current level of humanitarian support to the IDPs and refugees and its capacity to take in more IDPs is extremely limited.”

The meeting was chaired by the KRG’s Minister of Interior, Karim Sinjari, and attended by several ministers from KRG and Baghdad as well as the Humanitarian coordinator and senior representative of the UN-Agencies.

Baghdad, KRG and UN discuss Mosul Humanitarian Plan

Homicides In Chicago Eclipse U.S. Death Toll In Afghanistan And Iraq [Infographic]


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Chicago’s murder rate is spiralling out of control. Killings in the Windy City have already surpassed the 500 mark this year, more than New York and Los Angeles combined. The city hasn’t experienced a single day without a homicide since February of last year and the murder rate is at a 20-year high. The majority of the victims are young black men from a small number of neighborhoods in the city.

With an average of 12 people shot every day, shootings and homicides have become a grim normality for some residents. In 2015, 2,988 people were shot and 2016′s figure already stands at 2,949. In order to illustrate the sheer extent of violence in Chicago, a BBC report compared the number of deaths with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Since 2001, Chicago has experienced 7,916 murders (as of September 06, 2016). The number of Americans killed in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq was 2,384 and 4,504 respectively since 2001.

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Murders Are Spiralling Out Of Control In Chicago

Hollande Barzani: Kurdistan identified the date of declaration of independence



By Roudao 44 minutes ago
اولاند للبارزاني: حددوا موعد إعلان استقلال كوردستان

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Kurdistan Region President spoke, Massoud Barzani, in aninterview with Roudao Media Network, about the content of his meeting with the French president, François Hollande, inthe French capital Paris, stressing that “ the French president, expressed his support for the independence ofKurdistan, and asked us to define the date.”

And conducted correspondent Roudao Media Network in Paris, Ala Shali, interview with Barzani, the Kurdistan Region President stressed, “We talked with France for all the crises facing the Kurdistan Region now, as well as for providing military support to the Peshmerga forces as well as the independence of Kurdistan.”

He said Massoud Barzani, to Roudao “If I was not confident that now is the time for Kurdistan’s independence, I would not have taken this step, I talked about the referendum and the independence of Kurdistan in all the meetings that I have made outside the country, especially during these days in Paris.”

He called Barzani from France to provide support for Kurdistan, “I do not stand any European country against Kurdistan’s independence, but some say that the present time was not right for it, and says other nations, we must deal with caution and sensitivity to the situation, but we will take this step, and the referendum, however, the Kurdish people “.

On the position of the French president of the Kurdistan independence, Hollande told Barzani that “we support you, should you choose you to use your time.”

In another aspect, the French president discussed with the President of the Kurdistan region of Mosul restoration process, as well as the Syrian crisis and the situation in Kurdistan Syria.

She Roudao correspondent, he said Barzani described his visit to Paris a success and confirmed that France has always been a good friend for the Kurds.

He met the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, on Thursday, September 8, 2016 with French President François Hollande, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, and it took one hour meeting.

Barzani meets Holland


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met the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, on Thursday, with the French president, Francois Hollande, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris.
Sources indicate that ” the two sides discussions will focus on France ‘s support for the Peshmerga forces, and the importance of the role of the Peshmerga forces in the war against Daesh, and preparations for liberalization city of Mosul process, the relationship between the province and France.”
The head of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, had arrived on Wednesday, to the French capital Paris, after receiving an official invitation from French President Francois Holond, to discuss the latest developments in thewar on Daesh organize and provide the Peshmerga forces and the restoration of the battle of Mosul.

Infallible in congratulating Eid al-Adha expresses confidence the imminent liberation of the entire territory of Aldoaash


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{Baghdad: Euphrates News} congratulated the President of the Republic, Fuad Masum, the Iraqis and all Muslims on the occasion near the preeminence Eid al-Adha, expressing confidence the imminent liberation of the entire Iraqi land from the abomination takfiri criminal cliques.
He said Masum in a presidential statement , the agency {Euphrates News} received a copy of it on “with near preeminence Eid al – Adha, and at this time it stands on Mount Arafat ‘s millions of Muslims on the differences of their countries and their colors, united and Mtagen, I extend to you my warmest congratulations and blessings of this sacred occasion wishing the Muslims and humanity at large peace, goodness, and our greatness and splendor and the unity of the floor and prayed God Almighty to make this holiday a good omen and Yemen and blessing on our country, and we insist apron and close to our people on the terrorists. ”
He expressed the president hoped to cross all political and economic exceptional challenges now, He goes on with determination towards building a democratic political system federal fair preserves the rights and dignity of all Iraqis. ”
He continued , ” On the occasion of the blessed, and when I pray for mercy to themartyrs of our people Alothar who made the ultimate sacrifice they have for their country, and for a speedy recovery for the wounded blessed, and I salute their families , all of us, and as I make the highest gratitude and salute the brave for our heroes from various formations in our armed forces and popular crowd and thePeshmerga and volunteers on the battlefront against the terrorist criminal gangs, the feelings of solidarity and appreciation go, in particular , also, to the millions ofdisplaced people and displaced pray to the Almighty the success of Iraq ‘s efforts to accelerate an end to the suffering and rebuild their areas and caring for our community in order to achieve reconciliation and establishment of civil peace desired “.anthy


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