White House: Washington would put Iran officially under observation


By Roudao 8 hours ago
البيت الأبيض
White House

Roudao – Erbil

The White House said on Wednesday that Washington would put Iran “officially under observation”, on the background ofimplementing the launch of a ballistic missile test earlier this week.

He added the US president’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, in a statement read to reporters in the White House that “Iran test-ballistic missile earlier this week, offered to American lives at risk.”

He warned that Washington would put Iran “officially under observation”, without providing any details.

Quoted “Fox News” station for US officials (unnamed), saying that Iran carried out the first ballistic missile test (last Sunday) in the era of President Bush, Donald Trump, in what is a “clear violation” of Security Council resolution (2231).

She pointed out that the operation took place just 15 miles (224 kilometers) from the Iranian capital Tehran, where he was launching an experimental rocket “Khorramshahr” ballistic medium term which is shaved on the 600-mile (965 kilometers) before the outburst, in a failed experiment, according to the conservative-oriented station .

The Security Council issued Resolution No. (2231), the days of the signing of the Tehran nuclear agreement with six of the Great Powers later, on July 14, 2015, and the agreement prevents Iran from implementation experiences of ballistic missiles for a period of 8 years.


Private banks Iraq rebuild areas of Baghdad


quoted by the Egyptian delegation ….

Iraqi private banks agreed to the reconstruction of the areas of Baghdad, at a cost of $ 10 million to spruce up the Iraqi capital in stages after it was destroyed by wars and conflicts over the past years.

The Iraqi private banks association, organizes a lottery to choose the fields at the participating banks for the reconstruction of 20 arena as a first stage, distributed in the capital Baghdad as part of the project (Take a Baghdad) under the supervision of the Commission on the implementation process of the squares under the chairmanship of the World musician Naseer Shamma and membership of the Council of Ministers and the Secretariat of Baghdad, the Central Bank and the Association of Banks.

The ceremony was attended by selecting the participating banks names within the project, Director General of the Administrative Department of the Central Bank of Iraq in favor Mahood, global musician Naseer Shamma, the head of the Association of Banks and Wadih Handal, and adviser to the central bank governor Walid Idi, and a number of CEOs and managers of banks contributing to the rehabilitation of areas process.

The work begins the implementation of mid-February next project for a period of six months, and participate in the rehabilitation process of 27 banks.

For his part, stressed Naseer Shamma, the initiative aims to assemble Baghdad until he finds the Iraqi citizens and visitors to Baghdad, something beautiful in front of them, explaining that there are other projects to beautify the capital and take advantage of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

He added that Iraqi banks and the private sector actively involved in restoring what was destroyed by wars and conflicts through the construction of schools, hospitals and treatment for children who suffer from holes in the heart because of the toxic substance that dropped by US forces on the Iraqis, calling for the United States and the international community to shoulder their responsibilities and support Iraq to treat and reconstruction Iraq.

He noted that the committee (Take a Baghdad) do not get the funds disbursement, but leave the various parties to spend on what you need from Iraq’s health, education, and other facilities which caused wars destroyed.

Wadih Handal, said the project reflects the extent of the private sector co-operation from the Iraqi banks to participate in the reconstruction of Baghdad, as reflected in the beauty of all the squares of the capital Baghdad, and outlines the capital, in front of all the visitors in front of the Iraqi citizen of the optimistic future of Iraq, explaining that for the first time heads the government commission (ful Baghdad ) a private party, a musician Naseer Shamma, including confirms the desire of the government in the private sector participation in reconstruction in the coming period.


Central Bank signed a memorandum of understanding with the British side to develop anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism measures



Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Mr. Ali Mohsen Ismail Keywords signed a memorandum of understanding with the British ambassador to Iraq, Frank Baker, aims to develop and support the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing measures.

And illustrates the central bank in a statement received by the “Economy News”, a copy of the agreement signed on Wednesday include the provision of a grant from the British side of the Iraqi Central Bank, which in turn Sa_khassa to support efforts in the field of combating money laundering and terrorist financing through the organization of courses and workshops to develop capabilities in cooperation with specialized international institutions.



The US Senate ratified the appointment as foreign minister Tillerson



History of edits:: 01/02/2017 23:2618 visits readable

[Oan- up]
endorsed the Senate of the US Congress, on Wednesday, to take on Rex Tillerson as foreign minister of the United States.
He received Tillerson, who is 64 years of age and who previously headed the company [ExxonMobil] American Energy, received the support of 56 members in the Council, while 43 others voted against his inauguration.

Daesh executed three of its leaders for fleeing the fighting in Mosul


02/01/2017 22:31
داعش يعدم 3 من قادته لفرارهم من المعارك في الموصل

According to a local source in the Iraqi province of Nineveh , Wednesday, that the organization Daesh executed three of his commanders because of their escape from the left coast of fighting in the city of Mosul.

The source said “Alsumaria” Iraq, said that “what the Sharia court called for Daesh sentenced to death the right leaders in the organization invited Abu Talha alShami and Hassan AlQahtani, Abu Qatada Iraq, to flee from the left coast battles , ” noting that “ the sentence was carried out today in the pedal area in rightcoast. “

The source , who asked not to be named, said : “Management has transferred the families led by civilian vehicles to the Syrian territory by spending Baaj,” pointing out that “Daesh kept the local elements in the right and suicide bombers coast who prepped to blow themselves up in the block lines.”


Cut the Internet starting from tomorrow because of exams


History of edits:: 01/02/2017 22:0843 visits readable
[Oan- Baghdad]
announced that the Ministry of Communications, cutting Internet service, for an hour starting from Thursday for a week.
He explained the official ministry spokesman Hazem Mohamed in a statement received by all of Iraq [where] acopy of it on Wednesday , “about what I said one of the agencies regarding the Internet service interruption , ” noting that ” in accordance with instructions issued by the party supreme responsible to cut off Internet service for three hours and starting Thursday, for a week due to secure the performance of external examinations for students in stages ending. ”
He stressed, “The Ministry of Communications has decided to cut off Internet service for only one hour instead of three hours , where the pieces will be a period since half past eight o’clock in the morning until nine o’clock in the morning for a period of just one week.”
For his part , the source from the Ministry of Communications that “General Company for Post & Telecommunications continue the processing capacities of optical transport and links microwave to the various ministries and government institutions equipped with Internet service with more than a hundred units freelancing optical transport between Baghdad and the provinces processing for the benefit of companies and Internet service processing as well as been linked and run 15 , link Maekeroah Authority popular crowd and 11 other link for companies equipped with Internet service. ”


Iraq receives first batch of US spy planes


By Roudao 7 minutes ago
العراق يتسلّم دفعة أولى من طائرات تجسس أمريكية
Iraq receives first batch of US spy planes

Roudao – Erbil

An Iraqi military official said on Wednesday that Iraq has received the first batch of US drones of “population Eagle” allocated for the purposes of espionage and surveillance aircraft within the past year contract between the two governments.

The official, who declined to be identified because he was not authorized to speak to the media, that “the Iraqi Ministry of Defense has received the first batch of the contract with the US private supplying Iraq spy drone of the population model Eagle with the launch and surveillance systems for aircraft.”

The military official said that “the aircraft will be used in the Mosul battles to control the movement of elements of al-Daesh where the advantage of advanced technologies enable it to control day and night.”

The official declined to say how many aircraft received by the Iraq military bases that exist out.

There was no official confirmation from the US and Iraqi sides on receipt of these aircraft.

It is noteworthy that the US Department of Defense, “Pentagon” announced in August / August of last year to sign a contract with the Iraqi government for the supply of unmanned aircraft worth $ 8.3 million.

The plane “population Eagle” march with a length of 1.5 meters and the distance between the wingspan of 3 meters and be launched using extrusion pneumatic platform, and provides services from an altitude of 10 thousand feet and is able to remain aloft in the sky for more than 20 hours.


US general spoken to Minister of Defense and looking him edit Ayman Mosul


BAGHDAD – The Journal News
He held the commander of US Central Region General Joseph Votal Wednesday evening telephoned Defense Minister Irfan Mahmood Hayali, and discussed with him edit the right coast of the connector operations.

According to a ministry statement received (Journal News), “it was discussed about the preparations for the start of editing operations right side of the city of Mosul, as well as coordination and cooperation between the Iraqi forces and the forces of the international coalition.”

The statement quoted the commander of the central region, saying that the international coalition forces continue to provide support and support of the Iraqi armed forces through training, armament and exchange of information and effort Jawa.anthy


Washington: diplomats, politicians and businessmen Iraqis are not covered by the decision of Trump





Since 02/01/2017 18:56 pm (Baghdad time)

BAGHDAD – balances News

Confirmed US ambassador to Baghdad Douglas Silliman, Wednesday, that the recent Trump’s decision to ban Iraqis from entering the United States, ruled out diplomats, politicians, traders and businessmen.

A statement from the Ministry of Planning seen by / balances News /, that “the Minister of Planning, Dr. Salman al-Jumaili met with US Ambassador Douglas Silliman in Iraq,” noting that “Jumaili discussed with Silliman repercussions of the US president Donald Trump’s decision to prevent the entry of nationals of a number of countries, including Iraq to the territory of the United States. ”

According to the statement, he confirmed Jumaili, that “the US-Iraqi relations, good relations and not in the interest of the two countries to face these relations any challenges or problems,” calling on the US side to “reconsider this decision, especially with the existence of a joint agreement governing the relationship between the two countries.”

According to the statement, Silliman said, that “the decision to prevent nationals of a number of countries from entering the United States was based on the presence of security concern could threaten his country,” pointing to “the diplomats and politicians, traders and Iraqi businessmen are not covered by the decision of the ban, and they can travel to the United States, but ban all aspect of tourism regard. ”

He noted that “Washington is keen to develop bilateral relations with Iraq and his support in the fight against terrorism and the elimination of Daesh.”

The new American president, Donald Trump, was signed Friday (January 2017 27), to prevent the granting of entry visas to the United States for seven Muslim-majority countries, including Iraq. Ended 29/1’s




The dollar, its worst performance in three decades


History of edits:: 01/02/2017 16:0056 visits readable
{International: Euphrates News} dollar worst performance in the beginning of the year it is the first time in three decades, due to concerns about the readiness of the United States to abandon its policy of “strong dollar,” adopted by over two decades.
The dollar fell 2.6% against a basket of major currencies in January, marking the worst performance in this month since 1987, as it fell first by the associated protectionist policies adopted by President Bush , Donald Trump and then because of the growing concern of a new administration prepares to cut fears the currency.
However , it began trading early in the second month of this year, on the rise, as the dollar index rose for Wednesday, February 1, by about 0.1%.
The euro rose against the dollar by 0.02% to $ 1.08, while the dollar rose against the Japanese yen by 0.4% to reach 113.25 An.anthy