Iraq is working to increase the financial resources of alternative sectors



BAGHDAD (Reuters)

Said Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq on the Keywords dollar from the sale of crude oil imports fell to 70 percent, but the «Central» Keep an acceptable level of monetary reserves in hard currency and gold at $ 49 billion, which covers the outer commitment and is a positive indicator. He pointed out that it has received praise from specialized international organizations, and the reserve is calculated by the «Central» and the International Monetary Fund does not accurately raises concern for the next five years.
He stressed during a meeting with media that « the exchange rates at local markets are still within acceptable limits compared to other countries», pointing out that « the central Gannan sell the dollar in 2016 to 33 billion dollars from 44 billion the previous year». He stressed that «in 2016 considered themost difficult on the financial level, as the deficit 24 trillion dinars ($ 20.4 billion), and was covered outlets facing great difficulties, but Astdrickna situation despite the government ‘s position of access to external financing could be described as difficult, and did not we have only specialized international organizations, including the international Monetary Fund , which gives the green light to get the debt through the reports regarding the country concerned ».
Keywords explained that « the Central interested in money laundering file and the financing of terrorism ,which is one of the most prominent deal with the International Monetary Fund standards», adding that «What struck IMF inflation index , which was brought under control in spite of all the challenges faced by Iraq, as it holds periodic meetings between the organizations international specialized in the financial affairs of Iraq and to identify the most significant developments. » He stressed « the need to increase thefinancial resources of the country and that Iraq remains a prisoner of its oil imports , which subjected to threats», stressing that « the gradual move to the development of the productive resources of 5 percent a year is very important and reduces dependence on oil sources».
Keywords and pointed out that « the previous budgets have not developed real economic sectors ,industrial, agricultural, tourism, creating economic model had a negative impact , in fact, as to the nature of the current economic cycle is not the development of the national economy as it is in the dependence on foreign imports». He pointed out that « the central initiative to allocate $ 6 billion in light of thefinancial situation is difficult productive and service sectors aim to activate the productive process and toaddress the core of the economic problem», pointing out that «this initiative collided institutional reality that was not really able to invest on the ground». He explained that « the central dish for 90 percent of the 45 standards, and we were able to access through the gray area to the outer area of follow – up and we moved away from the danger zone».
And sell the dollar Keywords said that « the central linked to the extent of compliance with international rules, and we have developed programs and sell the dollar opened international offices outside convertible», adding that «sell the dollar unearned legitimize and is based on the Central Bank Law».Turning to the growing activity of Islamic banking and openness to granting approvals for Islamic banks, he returned to «large number of people want to deal with this type of banks, will be subject to theexperience of the calendar after a certain period».
Keywords revealed that the «Central is able to cover Iraq ‘s international obligations and financing offoreign trade, and the reserve currency within the standards and Central also covers the local currency by a large margin, as it affects the future generations servings of wealth, which will bear the burden offalse consumer policies of the current generation». He added: «adopted Iraq in recent years to bridge the fiscal deficit through internal and external borrowing, which led him to conclude an agreement with the International Monetary Fund finally to borrow $ 5.4 billion, and the fund is a guarantor for other loans is estimated at 18 billion dollars from Arab and foreign countries ».


The securityof the Iraqi aircraft to receive hundreds of thousands of leaflets on the remains of Mosul herald the end Daesh

Twilight News / dropped Iraqi Air Force aircraft on Monday evening, hundreds of thousands on the right coast of the city of Mosul, according to the announcement media war cell.
She said the cell in a statement, responded to Twilight News, said the Iraqi air force planes dropped hundreds of thousands of leaflets on the right side of the city of Mosul.
The statement added that those publications include the recommendations of the “mission” of the citizens, including the security forces are close to them to free them from the hands of Daesh.

Iraqi aircraft to receive hundreds of thousands of leaflets on the remains of Mosul herald the end Daesh


BRIEF-Fitch revises outlook on Iraq to stable affirms at ‘B-‘


March 13 (Reuters) –

* Fitch revises outlook on Iraq to stable; affirms at ‘B-‘

* Fitch – Iraq’s fiscal position has improved relative to 2015 and 1H16 because of higher than expected oil prices and reduced government spending

* Fitch on Iraq – in 2017 we forecast that deficit will narrow further, to 5.1% of GDP, with higher average oil prices driving strong revenue growth

* Fitch – estimate that Iraq’s budget deficit narrowed to IQD16.5trn or 8.1% of GDP in 2016, from 12.3% of GDP in 2015

* Fitch on Iraq – on spending side, we forecast 12.1% growth in expenditure after three years of substantial spending decline

* Fitch – political risk and insecurity in Iraq are among highest faced by any sovereign rated by Fitch

* Fitch on Iraq – “banking sector is under-developed and fundamentally weak”

* Fitch on Iraq – we “expect production and exports to plateau in 2017 given similar amounts budgeted by government for ioc payments this year” Source text for Eikon:


Team Yar God reveals the whereabouts of al-Baghdadi confirms: Coalition forces do not hit any target only agreeing


Team Yar God reveals the whereabouts of al-Baghdadi confirms: Coalition forces do not hit any target only agreeing

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Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rashid Aarallah confirmed operational commander “of Nineveh are coming,” he can not be any terrorist escape from the city of Mosul, because of the siege from all sides, noting that the international coalition forces led by the United States do not hit any target only with his consent.
The detection of the whereabouts of the terrorist organization’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, he referred to the killing of more than 2,000 troops from Daesh in Mosul until now, warning that participation in the liberation of the right coast does not exceed four thousand fighters troops.
He Aarallah told the German Press Agency “DPA” on Monday, quoted by the newspaper “Al-Qabas” Kuwaiti, “We have liberated 40% of the right coast, and continuous progress in the city center.”
He declined to set a date, even approximate to the end of the operations, he said, “I’ve done to the organization significant losses at the level of the elements and leaders as a result of blows to the Iraqi Air Force and Air International Alliance of ground operations … but it is certain that their numbers far exceed what monitored by intelligence assessments before the start of the battle.”
He explained, “The estimates indicate the presence of two thousand element of Daesh in the right coast, but the numbers that have been killing affirming the validity of the information of the number killed by the organization so far exceeds the number you provided to us by the intelligence services.”
And the identities of the members of the organization, Zmr that “Western elements make up the majority, who are almost all nationalities, but the citizens of the republics of the former Soviet Union are the most, while the local elements Fddhm very few.”
He described Aarallah battle to liberate the right coast of the city, which began last February as “difficult,” explaining that “despite the fact that the organization has a lot of abilities, the sniper one is able to block the advancement of troops the enemy takes advantage of the narrow streets and the large number of buildings and take the citizens as shields mankind”.
He stressed, “We can not be what we have said to set a date for the completion of even a rough edit right coast operations … After crossing the ancient city of Mosul will change a lot of things and perhaps it becomes easier to fight.”
He called Aarallah the lack of fear of the possibility of success of some terrorist elements to hide in the ranks of the displaced, stressing that “they did not go away from the control of the security and intelligence forces conducting intense security checks among the displaced people based on their possession of lists and databases and will not get away with one of the arrest and then the legal proceedings. “
And he questioned the validity of the rumors about managed a number of the organization’s leaders to escape to some near the Syrian border desert areas or transit actually inside Syria, he said, “can not in any way be able to any act of terrorism, whether domestic or foreign, to flee toward Syria. due to the popular crowd is currently shut down roads and borders. “
He went on saying “perhaps before the road closure was able to some elements of the organization to escape and go to some near the border desert areas where they enjoy popular Bhawwadhan perhaps before the complete closure some left for areas like Baaj, Kairouan (west of Mosul, the Iraqi-Syrian border), but in any case we are watching those moves at the right time we will know how to handle ordered them. “
And about whether the Ninawa Operations Command have any information about the whereabouts Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, he replied, “is said to be the island area near the Syrian border, but do not I have more information since then.”
Asked if there was any security failure that makes the organization is able to strike the left side of the connector that was declared complete edited in last January, he said, “the enemy is located behind the river and what separates the left coasts and the right is the river, currently ranging from a hundred to 300 meters from one region to another, and anyone can from the right to shoot a mortar or moving aircraft aimed bombs … but the progress of the sectors in the right coast, this danger will end. “
He stressed “Daesh became busy defending himself, not to strike the left coast and I personally I toured the left side and assure that the place is a believer that people exercised their life as normal.”
And strongly condemned Aarallah the rumors about the death of thousands of civilians and military personnel and the occurrence of widespread destruction in infrastructure as a result of haste and excessive violence in the framework of operations, and stressed that “this talk is not true at all and troops advancing cautiously to preserve the lives and deaths of civilians be in absolute mostly the result of the bombing Daesh them. “
He added, “With respect to the victims of the forces, it is a very small number, both at the level of the martyrs and the wounded, mainly the number of troops participating in the liberation of the right coast does not exceed four thousand fighters, how we lost thousands? There are a lot of exaggerations.”
He accused the authorities did not identify of trying to tarnish the image of Iraqi combat troops in the battle of Mosul over the accusations to her, “I do not care about whether political parties or countries frequency unfounded accusations to us. It is important we have to liberate the city and go back Mosul to their children, and generally, everyone who visits the left coast He believes that small scale of the destruction and civilian casualties are few and we are using the right coast, the same technique we used on the left coast, in spite of the difficulty of the battle to the large number of buildings and the citizens of civilians. “
He stressed, “We are putting the human side above all other considerations and civilian casualties are a result of targeting Daesh them by mortar shelling and snipers or aircraft march and our troops oversees evacuate and treat the process.”
Aarallah and rejected the claims of some on the American side and the forces of the international coalition responsibility in general for destruction, which is located to the right side through the aerial bombardment that they are doing to pave the ground operations carried out by Iraqi forces, and stressed that “the Iraqi military leadership is the only decision maker in strikes any target, and can not be bypassed. “
He explained, “the American side or the coalition forces do not hit any target only after obtaining my consent and no foreign forces could deal with any target without the consent of the Iraqi leadership and military of leadership coming operations O Nineveh, we define the goals and we are asked to hit.”
He denied the rumors about the involvement of US forces in ground battles, he said, “does not share any ground and foreign troops with Iraqi forces in the battle frees Mosul hundred percent and the international coalition Iraqi forces involved advisers to consult Iraqi leaders with regard to the objectives weather, so that guarantee the accuracy goals to ensure citizens are not exposed or infrastructure of any damage. “
He praised Aarallah the level of cooperation and coordination shown by the people of Mosul with security forces and hardware intelligence, saying that “the format is the left coast well, and now the right coast tells citizens across the communications or messages or Arushdonna when editing their neighborhoods about the characters that have been cooperating with Daesh people of Mosul know that Daesh ended and working with us for the liberation of their city as soon as possible and at the lowest cost. “
He warned of the danger of reliance and sufficiency just as will achieve troops from a military victory over the organization, and stressed that “Daesh must also defeated intellectually, because it is essentially the idea of ideology before they turn into armed organization and must be that the state and the citizens and civil society organizations turn to treat what he left this organization terrorist negative effects on especially the young Iraqi personal. “
Announced the commander of the armed forces, Haider al-Abadi, Sunday February 19, 2017 for the start of a new chapter of operations “are coming Aaninoy to” liberate the right side of Mosul, while stressing that the advancing forces working on the “liberation of man before the ground.”

Military Intelligence: A group of Daesh commit suicide burned to death inside a house east of Mosul Badush


Military Intelligence: A group of Daesh commit suicide burned to death inside a house east of Mosul Badush

Twilight News / Directorate of Military Intelligence reported on Monday that a group of al-Daesh oldest of its members to burn themselves up near a village, which lies to the east of hand Badush northern city of Mosul.

She said the directorate said in a statement responded to the Twilight News, said, a group of Daesh has burned itself into one of the houses near the village, “Sheikh Mohammed,” the result of frustration and a sense of defeat and Tiguenhm not escape the grip of security forces. ”

The security forces had stormed the village of Sheikh Mohammed yesterday and regained control of the apartment complex where Monday from the grip of the militant group.

Edit full of Mosul, a stone’s throw .. and elite troops fighting from house to house



Since 13/03/2017 17:50 pm (Baghdad time)

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Iraqi special forces fighting an uphill battle witnessing Mtlahma fighting with al Daesh in western Mosul, insurgents in a bid to drive them out of the last major strongholds in the cities of Iraq and directing a major blow to the terrorist organization Daesh.

And it chopped the Tigris River city of Mosul, which is across from north to south. Iraqi forces backed by coalition led by the United States, the western part of the city last month after regaining control of the eastern part in the offensive that began late last year was stormed.

And increased urban warfare now fiercer than ever before to focus its fighters in one of the two parts of the city and because the western part where the old neighborhood and the city center there is a higher population density.

Said Alaa Shaker, 32, a member of the anti-terrorism “fighting a much more coherent. It was ahead of Street Road and is now out of the house to the house.”

He said, using a popular name for the organization, “we are often actually in one house on the roof and in the basement Daesh. Sometimes take a grenade and if there are civilians and families at home, shouting them to shelter themselves inside one of the closets.”

Saif al-Rasheed, 28, a medical assistant to a counter-terrorism One of the members of the special forces was killed earlier in the day in the same area when a bullet hit him in the head and another injured when shot in the neck and groin.

“The Daesh hiding in houses. Open the doors and shooting at soldiers from a few meters away.”

The two were speaking during a break from fighting for lunch in the courtyard of the house in western Mosul, in the neighborhood was to wrest control of the organization Daesh the previous day.

And no one could abandon caution. Shaker has stopped chewing his mouth half-filled with food and then got up to bring assault rifles were Msenodtan on the wall and their proximity to become affordable.

He said a silent indicates that a member of the family living in the house had kidnapped one of Abanndeghitin and turn against the soldiers in the house “in case of any eventuality.”

“It has not happened yet but you have to guard against. We do not know these people. The organization Daesh left behind supporters and sleeper cells.”

* Flying debris

Located in the far north of Iraq, Mosul is the largest city occupied by Daesh in Iraq in 2014.

In the battle of Mosul fight a few thousand of its fighters were still in the western part of the city with a group of 100 thousand Iraqi fighter force and head of the anti-terrorist device that could be taken out of the city in a matter of weeks.

However, the methods of its fighters in the battle of Mosul enabled them yet survive for a period much longer than the initial estimates of the government as they disappear among the civilian population and using suicide bombings, car bombs, snipers and a network of tunnels to launch waves of attacks.

And the payment of the fight against terrorism Humvee armored vehicles from the model device to the street outside the house in Mosul and engaged officers inside to study a map on the mobile phone while she was updated on the situation given radios they carry messages.

The front line of the battle space have moved forward but it is not secured yet fully live.

Rachid stare in the street until the end, but warned walk in it. Seconds later, a shell hit the road from al Daesh Vantalegt shrapnel in all directions, and entered the Rosetta House again.

The audience can sense strongly blast.

And quietly said another soldier of the counter-terrorism forces allegedly flashing a peace that this explosion was caused by a rocket propelled grenade.

Said Salam, 33, he was looking forward to the next vacation to visit his pregnant wife in southern Iraq.

The peace puts new glasses and described his doctor after the impact of a car bomb explosion was orchestrated by the organization on his sight at the end of last year.

“The Ooukni on the ground and hit my head hard. As I was directly under the eye by shrapnel.”

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