Sheikh Mohammed al-Abadi calls for “resolving” the vacant ministries file and choose candidates “with a good reputation.”


Aram Sheikh Mohammed, the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament Imaging (Mahmoud Raouf)

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Long-Presse / Baghdad

Called the Second Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Syria, Sheikh Mohammed, on Saturday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to “resolve the ministerial cabin file to submit candidates for the vacant ministries as soon as possible,” and asked him to “choose replacements are experienced enough, acceptability and good reputation in the political center,” while parliament expressed willingness to vote for candidates in accordance with the legal requirements and professional standards.

Press office said the deputy speaker of Syria, Sheikh Mohammed said in a statement received (range Press), a copy of which, “The vice president of the Iraqi parliament Aram Sheikh Mohammed called on Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to resolve the government cabin file and display a list of alternative candidates for the vacant ministries and ministers who had been the withdrawal of confidence them, and submit names to the parliament as soon as possible for the purpose of voting on them. “

The statement quoted Sheikh Mohammed, his emphasis on the need to “complete the bench minister a file from the (Defense Finance and the Ministry of Interior, Trade and Industry), because they are key ministries and not to leave the vacant ministries without a minister,” noting that “the ministries management proxy is not feasible and does not serve the public interest and has a direct impact on the delivery of services, particularly the security ministries that effective management requires moral leadership and directly from one person the minister. “

He stressed Sheikh Mohammed, the importance of “the selection of ministers bench who are inexperienced process and have the admissibility and good reputation in the political center,” expressing his readiness “full parliament for a vote on the candidates in the case has been brought by the prime minister in accordance with the legal requirements and professional standards in the field of competence and experience.”

The Liberal block of the Sadrist movement demanded on Saturday (September 24 2016), Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to provide the names of candidates for the vacant ministries in the near future, while threatening to “accountability in the event of failure to submit the names of candidates.”

The Integrity Committee in the House of Representatives announced on Saturday (September 24 2016), its intention to collect the signatures of the members of the House of Representatives to question Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, and while confirming the existence of “financial irregularities” and cases of corruption in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, accusing them of “insulting the public money.” .

He disclosed a number of MPs, on Thursday (22 September 2016), to provide a special menu to question three ministers and two directors of independent bodies in the House of Representatives, and stressed determine the sixth month of next October, the date for the questioning of Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and the 16th of the same month Agriculture Minister Falah Hassan Zeidan, who drew with the completion of private demand to question the prime media and communications.

The House of Representatives has seen since the 25th of August 2016, and until Wednesday, (September 21 2016), to withdraw confidence from the ministers of defense and finance Khalid al-Obeidi, Hoshyar Zebari, after being questioned for several sessions.



House reads the four laws and discusses the region before raising salaries of its two [Extended]


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the House of Representatives ended in its regular Saturday headed by Salim al – President of theCouncil and in the presence of 217 deputies on Saturday read the four bills in the Kurdistan region staff salaries and entitlements of peasants discussed for the years 2014-2015.
At the outset of the meeting, President al – Jubouri appreciated Mahls Per efforts in the liberation ofSharqat city process, congratulated the Iraqi people in this heroic feat. This
was followed by MP Badr stallion issued a statement praising the liberation of the city of Shirqat in Salahuddin province at the hands of the armed forces and the expulsion of the terrorist gangs ofthem, announcing obtain security clearance for the return of displaced people to their towns, calling for continued progress for the Liberation of other cities, especially Hawija. on
the other hand, the MP Rashid al – Yasiri in a statement that a distress call from the emergence ofenvironmental and B. the prevalence of uncontrolled plant flower herb Nile in the Tigris River basin , alluding to the serious economic and environmental effects that lead to a significant lack of water resources.
He called Yasiri the House of Representatives to assume its responsibilities in light of the weak capabilities of the Ministry of water resources through a request to the government to increase theministry allocations and the launch of a special emergency grant for the purpose of combat that scourge and to invite international bodies to provide assistance in relevant, praising the local government ‘s efforts in Wasit province , in addressing the spread of this plant , despite the scarcity of potential and customizations.
the head of the Council Committee on water and marsh to take the necessary measures to curb the spread of the disease through contact with the authorities concerned.
then followed the Committee on women, family and Children statement in which it denounced theheinous crimes against children, in particular murder, kidnapping, rape, warning of growing these heinous crimes, cross – sectional at the same time Jraima got against children in several Iraqi cities, demanding the government to shoulder its responsibilities in providing protection for children in accordance with international agreements with speed up enactment of the Law on protection of domestic violence and the need to send the State Council for Child Protection for the purpose ofapproval.
for his part , President al – Jubouri called the Committee on women, family and children to expedite the completion of the special protection of children and women bills , stressing that the crime ofrape is not covered by the amnesty law contrary to what has been promoted noting that the Council Representatives supported for such crimes punishment.
decided by the presidency to postpone the vote on the draft public holidays Act and submitted by thecommittees of Awqaf and religious culture, media and legal affairs for the lack of readiness of the bill, according to the opinion of the relevant committee.
for his part , drew MP Hamid vegetation to having signed a number of women ‘s requests The MPs on the proposal Eid al – Ghadeer law and considered within the public holidays.
for his part, al – Jubouri respect the presidency of the Council for all points of view that can translate to a formula laws but requires legislative measures are made through the assignment of executive power to the committees of the Council or submit a request signed by 10 deputies are referral from the President of the Council to the legal Committee of the statement of legal opinion. This
was followed by the Attorney vegetative proposal for the law of Eid al – Ghadeer Trafalgar and regarded as an official holiday.
He ended the Council first reading of a bill to protect witnesses, experts and whistleblowers law, victims and submitted by the Committee on security and defense in order to secure the necessary protection for witnesses and pieces of news, victims and experts and their families and ensure thesafety of the presentation of evidence, preservation and crime detection and prevention aversion submitted and in line with the requirements of international conventions ratified by the Republic ofIraq.
the Council discussed the issue of the implications of non – region staff salaries Kurdistan , at the request of the Attorney Hoshyar Abdullah.
the MP pointed out the applicant that the staff of the provincial since 2014 have not been paid or received half their salaries in a few times , which reflected badly on the situation in the region ,pointing to the existence of a continuous migration of the competencies of the region and fears of astudy crashes and delivery of health services, pointing to the existence of a difference in attitudes between the governments of the center and the province without any treatment and urged the Finance Committee to adopt the initiative to solve the oil problem and the formation of a parliamentary committee jointly to prepare a suitable ground for a new agreement between the federal government and the provincial government as well as to speed up the resolution of a draft oil and gas inactivated law for years.
in the interventions of Representatives MP Kawa Mohamed Ali said the economic situation in Kurdistan very difficult than those imposed on the House of Representatives to have a role in resolving the issue of the Kurdistan Regional staff salaries.
She MP Ashwaq dry out the importance of the formation of a government committee to discuss thedispute by sitting at the dialogue table with the participation of economists and legal experts neutral with the need for attention to exceptionally Peshmerga salaries file .
inquired high Nassif MP for the fate of the money resulting from the export of oil province to Turkey in 2014 as well as the importance of knowing the House the details of the agreement between thegovernment and the Kurdistan region.
He noted the MP Sirwan Abdullah to coordination and understandings between the government and the province for the purpose of reaching an agreement on oil.
and demanded MP , but Talabani of the presidency of the Council under the direction of the oil and energy Committee follow – up nature of the oil accord with the importance of providing the Kurdistan region salaries of the staff.
He called Haitham al – Jubouri , a division of the federal budget on the basis of a single province, and wondered about the fate of the large amounts paid by the federal government for the region. In
turn, noted Rep . Abdul Wahid Sroy to the need to take the House of Representatives a quick decision to respect the Kurdistan region ‘ salaries.
MP Salim connecting access and follow – up agreement for the export of oil between the central government and the province.
He noted the MP Abdul Aziz Hassan to the data of statistics – in the province , the base is different from what the government Central, calling handle errors that hinder the payment of staff entitlements.
and MP Mohammad Naji that the problem of salaries are within the territory of Kurdistan and theresult of the non – delivery of the agreed amount of oil with the central government.
for his part , the President of the House of Representatives to refer some of the recommendations to the relevant committees with the assignment Other recommendations form queries as well as theformation of a parliamentary committee to investigate the financial status of the staff of the province of Kurdistan , headed by one of the members of the presidency that is offered during the month to the House of Representatives in conjunction with the draft federal budget law. the
Council discussed the issue of payment of farmers and peasants dues for the years 2014 – 2015 and the subject of the proportion of the amount of grain received from the peasants of the Kurdistan region at the request of Rep . Najiba Najib.
She said the MP making the request that the government awarded 50% of the peasant dues, calling onthe House of Representatives to intervene to compel the government to pay arrears of the remaining receivables, noting that the subject of the percentage amounts of grain received from the province became debate in which irrelevant after the end of the season.
for his part , reviewed the Furat al – Tamimi chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, water and marshes measures taken during the last period to force the government to pay dues of farmers ,noting that payment of dues of farmers for 2016 will be paid after the approval of the next budget proposal for amendment of the federal budget for the current year and make dues of farmers and increase of 5 trillion to 6 trillion dinars to pay 50% of their dues.
He suggested MP Mohammed Halbusi the formation of a joint committee of the committees ofagriculture, finance and distribution of dues of farmers by the primacy of religion and work to host the stakeholders for the purpose of settlement payment of dues.
for his part , President al – Jubouri called Finance and Agriculture Committees to hold a joint meeting to find recommendations concerning the settlement of dues in arrears of farmers for thepurpose of voting on it in close session.
I postponed the presidency of the Council read the report and discuss the draft accession of theRepublic of Iraq to the second Protocol to the Hague Convention for the private 1954 protection ofcultural property Law in the event of armed conflict and submitted by the committees relations Secretary of culture, media and Tourism and Antiquities to a future meeting at the request of thecompetent committees.
and completed the WAP Council read the report and discuss the draft law on ratification transfer ofsentenced persons between the Government of the Republic of Iraq and the Government of theUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and submitted by the committees Foreign financial and legal relations Convention on the Law.
the completed report of the Council and discuss project Syndicate of Iraqi academics and submitted by the committees of Higher Education and scientific and legal research, civil and financial community law.
in the interventions MP Abbas al – Bayati finding a unified vision for the formation of trade unions in Iraq by holding dialogues with stakeholders.
in its response to the intervention confirmed the Commission on the absence of a trade union for academics being one of the institutions of civil society.
and he finished the House of Representatives read the report and discuss a bill board of the Iraqi Atomic energy submitted by the committees on oil and energy, legal and higher education andscientific and financial research.
In the interventions drew MP Ali Safi to the importance of the legislation law to protect the areas of radiation harmful to the importance of cooperation with international bodies and to benefit from their expertise in this regard.
She explained beautiful Obeidi , the deputy to the need to be clear picture on the role of the regulator in the board of atomic energy.
in response to the interventions stressed the relevant committees on the importance of benefiting from the Authority for the purpose of keeping up Iraq , the ongoing developments in the world in thefield of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes .

Urgent US Central Command chief arrives in Baghdad

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arrived in the US Central Command , General Joseph Votal, on Saturday, to the capital Baghdad.

The visit of US General after a day of visiting Defence Minister German Ursula von der Line to Iraq, which also came a day after a similar visit to the British Minister of Defense Michael Fallon at a time when Iraqi forces check backed by the International Alliance security gains against Daesh in Sharqat spend which is about 60 kilometers south of the city of Mosul.

Jubouri directed to investigate the financial situation for the citizens of Kurdistan and the salaries of their employees

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{Baghdad: Euphrates News} face Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, direct financial committees, oil and energy, legal and parliamentary integrity, to investigate the financial situation for the citizens of the Kurdistan region and the salaries of the staff.
According to a brief statement from the Office Jubouri agency {Euphrates News} received a copy of it on Saturday, “Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, the face of the financial, oil and energy, legal and fair parliamentary committees, to investigate the financial situation for the citizens of the Kurdistan region and the salaries of its personnel” .anthy

Rasheed executes his plan to open branches abroad has initiated Iran


Rasheed Bank announced on Saturday, on the implementation of his plan to open branches abroad to him, noting that the first of his work initiated in Iran.
The bank manager Rasheed Rashad Khudair in a statement that “the economy News” received a copy of “The bank seemed to implementation of the plan, which put them on the possibility of re-banking relations with the Arab and international banks after years of isolation from the international banking market.”
He Khudair that “the first of his work was in establishing a relationship with today’s Bank of Iran,” noting that “the idea of opening an Iraqi banks in the Arab and foreign countries is an important step promote and support the trade relations between Iraq and other countries and that it will restore confidence to the Iraqi banks through these branches “.

Urgent deputy UN envoy: democracy in Iraq a unique experience and not imported from abroad


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{Baghdad} Euphrates News said the representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Iraq, Georgi Posten, during the celebration of the House of Representatives of the International Day of Democracy “The democratic experience in Iraq a unique and rooted and it is imported from Aforeig..itba

Hakim, a Kurdish delegation to: the need to overcome differences within parliament


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Search National Alliance leader Ammar al – Hakim on Saturday, with a delegation from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan , headed by Talabani , both the subject of Kirkuk ‘s provincial council elections.
A statement by the mass of citizens received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of the “al – Hakim received a delegation from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan ( PUK ) in his office in Baghdad on Saturday, said during the meeting on the need for the adoption of the most important laws of the Federal Court Act, especially in order to overcome all the legal shenanigans and go to work according to spammers constitutional agreed. ”
he called the National Alliance , the leader of all the political blocs and parties concerned , ” the need to be all the differences exceeded within the parliament as the highest legislative and supervisory institution and Halhh crisis between Erbil and Baghdad. ”
he noted , ” it was discussed during the meeting the issue of elections in the province Kirkuk , which will hopefully take place in accordance with the election law and the participation of all the components of the province. ”

Economist: Iraq borrow $ 13 billion from Britain



By Mustafa Curran 51 minutes ago
Economist Salahuddin Kaku

Roudao – Erbil

Chief Economist, Salahuddin Kaku, that “ the issue of Iraq request from the British government Mlbg borrow $ 13 billion to cover the deficit in the 2017 budget, is the talk time on the political scene.”

Said Kaku network Roudao media, said that “the issue of borrowing between states or between the government and partners, banks, unusual and occur in parts of the world, but the problem lies in the specified time repaid with interest.”

Kaku said that “Iraq is suffering from an economic crisis and has a large deficit in the 2017 budget, and to fill this deficit resort to loans from other countries, where a request from the British government to borrow $ 13 billion, though I got this loan will ease the budget deficit in 2017, but remain the big problem in how to repay this loan. “

Kaku said that “the borrowing process is beginning, but where will spend this money, and whether this amount would lead to the creation of additional income to enable Iraq to lift the economy, and then pay on time process, based on the above, the Iraqi government must prepare for that.”

With regard to the collapse of the Iraqi economy and bringing them to the end because of the financial crisis, Salahuddin Kaku Abizaid said: “At the moment does not say that Iraq is reaching its end, because borrowing is limited operation specified a time is deficit-based state budget for one year, and maybe things will get better, as well as the economy Iraq, but all this is just a forecast, we do not know if it was possible to achieve them or not. “

The Iraqi government announced earlier that about 75 percent of the 2017 budget will go to cover the deficit, to the Iraqi government asked to borrow $ 13 billion.