of the rule of law calls for a boycott of Jordan after the “dos protest images” figures including al – Maliki


State law calls for a boycott of Jordan after the "dos protest images" figures including al-Maliki
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Twilight News / reported an MP for the coalition of state law by the emotions of thegrace of a group of Jordanians “even threaten witnesses” on the Islamic religious authority figures “and symbols of national” including Vice President Nuri al – Maliki.
She said in an interview reported to Twilight News, that ” a handful of promoters thought takfiri in Jordan” Ttauloa on the authority Ali al – Sistani “and harmed the images axis of resistance and symbols of Iraqi national leaders , including Mr. Maliki, at the disposal reflects what carries them sick of hatred and hatred and intolerance and extremism” .
He added that “these behaviors by the patient wanted to harm the shrine religious reference to Mr. Maliki , known for his principled and firm policy towards the tide plagued in extremism.”
And it demanded that the Iraqi Foreign blessing “Declaration of attitude towards these declared abuses by a handful of scoundrels have forgotten that their country ‘seconomy could fall into the gutter if cut off our trade relations with them and region in all fields, and in the event of failure by the Jordanian government to submit aformal apology to the Iraqi people must resort to cut ties with Jordan. ”
The Jordanian protesters burned pictures yesterday Iranian President Hassan Rowhani , in addition to the leader of Hezbollah , Hassan Nasrallah, to protest what they described as “threats of the Magi to the Sunnis, Jordan and Saudi Arabia.”
Protesters put pictures of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al – Maliki and the cleric Moqtada al – Sadr, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and Syrian President Bashar al – Assad and the leader of the Houthi group Abdul – Malik al – Houthi, on the ground and they stepped on them.



The US military tested a tactical nuclear bomb


15/04/2017 07:16:00

Khandan – The US military successfully conducted a test of a tactical nuclear bomb was dropped over the site to throw Nevada, according to the official website reported the US Air Force.
The site said that the National Nuclear Security Administration US Air Force conducted a test to drop a nuclear bomb is charged from the”average B61-12″ model, fighter F – 16, to determine the readiness ofthis fighter to deliver this type of bomb and test non – nuclear components in this weapon, including the reinforcement and control system at the launch and altimeter in the radar, missile engines and computer control.

The bomb was dropped in Nelliz complex tests and training, in the first experiment of its kind to drop a bomb B61-12 using the F – 16 aircraft

and the bomb “B61-12” is an updated version of the bomb “B61” tactical made in the sixties of the last century version, according to”Sky News “.


The test while escalating the tension between the United States andNorth Korea against the backdrop of the recent intention to conduct anuclear test or missile new ballistic.

Washington has warned that it may provide military options to deal with Pyongyang, while the naval strike force sent off the Korean peninsula, with growing talk about the possibility of a preemptive strike if diplomatic efforts fail to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear ambitions.



Iraqi army advanced in Mosul and “Daesh” claims attachable significant losses in its ranks


Are GMT 04:08 2017 Saturday , April 15 / April

 Arabs today - the Iraqi army advanced in Mosul and "Daesh" claims attachable significant losses in its ranks

Elements of the Iraqi army advancing in Mosul
Baghdad-Tai Najla

Iraqi joint forces continued to provide to the old city center, which is within walking distance of the lighthouse “humpback” historic, while revealed the leadership of the popular crowd in Anbar province, about finding documents and maps to organize “Daesh” describes the areas Fajkhha organization and areas of the presence of trenches and secret roads Anbar in western areas. This comes at a time when the publication of the “Daesh” in a magazine his “Anfogravek” showed losses in which he claimed that the attacking forces inflicted in Mosul after 6 months from the start of the fighting there.

He claimed the organization in announcing propaganda that the insurgents had killed more than 9,100 Iraqi soldiers, and fighters of the “popular crowd”, at a rate of approximately 50 soldiers per day, and they wounded thousands more since the start of the battle and declared “Daesh” that 401 armed men blew themselves up in suicide attacks since start fighting around the city at the rate of two or more per day. It claimed the extremist organization, which lost control of the east of the city and receded swath controlled territory in Iraq dramatically, that “destroyed 1675 military vehicles, including 879 Hummer vehicle, 125 armored vehicles, 47 tanks Russian tanks made, and 585 of different mechanisms.

For his part, a spokesman for the Joint Operations Yahya Messenger confirmed that the joint pieces continue to progress in the fighting and “we were able to edit the second Yarmouk neighborhood and move away from the nearby lighthouse humpback distance.” He stressed the Messenger in a press interview, that “the liberation of Nineveh province operations conducted in accordance with a plan drawn plans for the battles” and “progress security forces are being cautiously without civilian casualties.”

He said the fight against extremism device of the Security Council in the territory of Kurdistan , said on Thursday , 13 – 4-2017, according to the information we received, the coalition aircraft targeted the headquarters for “Daesh” in the village “compound bird” of the Baaj district west of Mosul.

The statement added that resulted in the killing of 12 elements of the organization, including two military Kiedian bombing, two ultra-called “Ali Khalaf” Syrian nationality of the people, “Abu Kamal” area, extremist called “Ismail Younis Afri” of the people of Tal Afar. According to the available information, the son of Ismail Afri is one of the founders of the organization called “Younis Afri” which Iraqi security authorities announced his death earlier.

Revealed intelligence director “Brigade steadfastness” presented Nazim Aljughaifi in a press interview, said that “during the cleansing Heat Island battles (70 Ramadi, west of km) and search and secure areas, security forces found a special office for the management of movements and the organization of Daesh were seized documents modern military maps showing areas Fajkhha organization and areas of the existence of secret trenches, roads and communities in their cells and eliminate him Rawa and Qaim western Anbar. ”

He added that “documents and maps used by the organization in determining the positions and Khanadgah and areas of the Ptfajakhha and different ways will contribute to the progress of the security forces and deal with bomb sites quickly during cleansing battles that will target eliminate him and Rawa and Qaim in the past few days.” He Aljughaifi that “all the papers and the secrets of the extremist organization in Anbar and became fully revealed his movements and his plans clear in front of the security forces had inflicted losses Daesh broke his back and could not provide resistance or repel the pieces of combat and air strikes.”

According to a security source said that “security forces arrested four soldiers in possession of more than twenty thousand dollars forged and admitted to the conduct of 40 thousand dollars on the other shops and stores currency in Hit western Anbar.” “The troops also found quantities of narcotic pills in possession of the detainees.”

The Iraqi Military Intelligence Directorate: “The detachments of the Directorate of Military Intelligence, and in coordination with the security agencies in Iraq operations managed to arrest 3 extremists.” She added that “two of the extremists in Wasit province and the other in Dhi Qar province.”

Announced a spokesman for the Interior Ministry Brigadier General Saad Maan, said that “detachments of the CIA and federal investigations in the Organized Crime Directorate, was able to arrest the dealer firearms in Karbala,” noting that “the merchant in possession of 10 Kalashnikov rifles and seven pistols different types and weapon GHADRAH type and 1200 various types and rounds goggles, as well as spare parts for firearms. ” He added that “this process was based on accurate intelligence enabled detachments to keep track of the accused and ambushed him and raided his home after obtaining judicial approvals, were freed minutes of adjusting arms and feet to the judiciary to complete the investigation procedures.”

A security source in Baghdad, said that “the strength of the second regiment of the Fifth Brigade managed to free a kidnapped, and arrested the kidnapper after an hour and a half in the Amil district west of the capital Baghdad area.” “The patrol was exercising its duty to normal in the Amil district, where he called the father of the kidnapped the patrol area immediately has the search process after encircling the area and call the power of another base and a detachment of the rescue Amil district police culminated in those efforts by editing the kidnapped and the arrest of the kidnapper and handed over to the relevant authorities” .


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IMF expects the growth of the economies of Arab countries



IMF expects the growth of the economies of Arab countries
4/15/2017 (00:01 pm)   –   Number of readings: 68   –   Issue (3902)

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Expected economic report data, the recovery and the pace of economic activity in the Arab countries and the growth rate of 2.7% next year (2018, and including Iraq).
According to the report issued by the Arab Monetary Fund, the Arab oil exporting countries will see higher growth to 2.3% as a result of the return of oil production volumes prior to their tracks and continue to rise in global prices.
Forecast also attributed to the positive impact of the expected decline in the deflationary impact of the policies of fiscal discipline on demand levels, as well as expectations of a relative improvement in the internal situation of some of those countries, including Iraq.
Report, April version of “Prospects for the Arab economy , ” the title, reported that the expected improvement in the economic performance next year, includes the Gulf states and other Arab oil – exporting countries to 2.2% and 3% respectively.
Witnessing the Arab oil – producing economies, a decline in revenues as a result of the decline in crude prices in the world markets, while experiencing consumer Arab countries have security tensions as a result of wars or revolutions and their consequences for neighboring countries.
According to the report, economic activity will continue to improve in the oil – importing countries growth rate to reach 4.1% by the increase in external demand due to the improved global economic activity, which will support exports and investment levels.
The fund predicted slowing down activity of Arab economies during 2017, and recorded growth of around 2.3%, as a result , the growth in oil exporting countries to a rate of 1.8% due to the reduction of oil production amounts under OPEC ‘s agreement.
And inflation expectations during 2017 and 2018, the report pointed out that the rate will be affected by avariety of local factors, including the continuation of actions aimed at rationalizing the support, and theapplication of VAT, in addition to the prospect of other new taxes , such as selective tax.
The report continued, said that in light of the above factors, it is expected that the inflation rate in the Arab countries during the current year , 9.8% and about 9.6% in 2018.
advised the International Monetary Fund for Iraq to reduce spending and activate other sectors out of the current financial crisis, as recently confirmed that The Iraqi government has implemented fiscal adjustment program provided for by the standby credit agreement, and would be able to repay its debts.


Security forces are making significant progress in Mosul


Baghdad – Journal News
The Joint Security Forces continue to make progress in various areas in Mosul after inciting elements of the organization, calling on the terrorist to inflict heavy losses on lives and equipment in order to liberate the city completely.

The map, prepared by the Military Information Cell and obtained by the Journal News, shows a major advance of the security forces on the right side of Mosul.

US Defense Secretary begins tour of region

History of edits:: 2017/4/14 21:47 

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US Secretary of Defense James Mattis begins next Tuesday Middle Eastern tour that includes Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, Qatar and Djibouti looking through a number of security and regional issues and efforts to defeat terrorist groups.

The Pentagon said in a statement on Friday that Matisse would arrive in the Saudi capital Riyadh next Tuesday at the start of his regional tour, where he will meet senior Saudi officials to strengthen the US commitment to security partnership with the kingdom. 

The next day, Matisse arrives in Egypt to discuss regional security issues with officials in Cairo and participates in a ceremony to place a wreath on the tomb of the unknown Egyptian soldier. 

Matisse arrives in Israel the following day, April 20, to meet Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman. 

On the next stop, the US minister will arrive in Qatar on Saturday, April 22, for talks with officials in Doha aimed at strengthening regional security. 

At the end of the tour, Matisse will visit Djibouti to meet with President Ismail Omar Jelle to discuss ways to advance common commitment to promote regional stability. 

The Pentagon said the Matisse tour was aimed at reasserting key US alliances, working with strategic partners in the Middle East and Africa and discussing cooperation efforts to counter destabilizing activities and defeat terrorist organizations.


of fear and hope .. with the return of Christians to their town destroyed in Iraq


Fear and hope .. with the return of Christians to their town destroyed in Iraq
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Twilight News / after the expulsion of the organization of the Islamic state began Iraqi Christians to return to their town slowly ruined Qaraqosh dominated their concern for their security , but at the same time they hope to live amiably with Muslims from different sects.

The case shows the town, located about 20 kilometers from the battlefield distance with the organization of the Islamic state in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, thecause mixed feelings about the future of the Christian harbors of their community in the region long ago.

In the churches of Qaraqosh that has been vandalized Christians engaged in theremoval of graffiti on the walls by the organization of Sunni militants during their control of the town over two and a half other slogans placed Shiite fighters in theranks of Iraqi forces fighting militants in the streets of war in Mosul.

But shopkeeper close to enjoy a commercial recovery as selling Dutch beer and drink sweat as well as several other types of wines.

She returned about ten Christian families to the town, which was the largest gathering of Christians in Iraq before the takeover of the Islamic state in 2014, encouraged by the proliferation of security checkpoints and patrols carried out by theguard force of volunteers.

Iraqi forces and expelled from the organization Qaraqosh in October as part of anoffensive that began about six months , aims to restore Mosul before. But residents fear that the Shiite slogans show a new kind of sectarian division.

For one of the walls of the Church of the organization of the Islamic state burned aslogan , “Ya Hussein , ” referring to the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.

Said George Joseph , who works in one of the churches , “We are afraid of this .. we fear tensions.”

He added Yusuf , who returned after he fled to Arbil , which is about 60 kilometers and is located in the province of Kurdistan , “We want to live in peace and we ask toprovide security.”
Also raise the banner of soldiers of Imam Ali, taken by the Shiite symbol of them, thecity and the military of their vehicles.
Fluttering banners the two other of the Shiites also Qaraqosh.
Most Sunnis, who make up the dominant majority of the population of Mosul, would Shiite slogans as one of making a few religious fanatics played but Christians see it as a sign that their future is still fraught with ambiguity.
He said when a photographer is still living in Erbil , with his family , “Sure , in thefear of those slogans.” “We want international protection.”
Trying to families that have returned to Qaraqosh, where he was staying in the past 50 thousand people, broadcast in the spirit of Christian life dating back to about two thousand years. However , the majority of them stay for two or three days only to renovate their homes burnt.

Another Christian works within the power of volunteers in Qaraqosh but left his family in Arbil “want to go back but there is no water or electricity.”

In contrast , flows displaced Muslims once again on the markets in eastern Mosul since the expulsion of the organization of the Islamic state of it , and that despite theintensification of the fighting on the other side of the Tigris River in another militant stronghold old city in the city.

* Wines shop , the

number of Christians in Iraq from 1.5 million down to a few hundreds of thousands since the outbreak of violence following the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003

and moved many Baghdad residents, who can not afford to travel abroad cost, to Qaraqosh and other towns in the north , usually the security where better than in the capital hit by sectarian violence after the invasion , the US – led invasion of Iraq.

But with the arrival of the organization of the Islamic state residents abandoned their homes and some sought asylum in Europe. Germany alone received 130 thousand Iraqis , including many Christians in the years 2015 and 2016. But the majority ended up in Erbil , where he lived with relatives or in the homes of their costs incurred relief organizations.

Supermarkets and restaurants are still closed in Qaraqosh where the windows crashed and scattered on the ground burning furniture.

The liquor store owned by Steve Abraham in the city center and one of the few businesses that opened their doors again. In the absence of coffee shop it has become a rallying point for residents.

Said Ibrahim , who re – opened the store since shortly with his father ” a good work so far. All come here to buy stocks.”

Abraham and his father had lost all belongings when they destroyed “Daesh” their trade. And about $ now spent tens 400 to renovate the store , which flows by customers now from outside the town and from different denominations.

Abraham said , “I sell the drink for Christians and Muslims alike. Many of Mosul andother towns come.”

As he spoke , a Sunni Muslim from the east of Mosul , his car came to buy a bottle of whiskey and four bottles of beer and put it in a black plastic bag to hide them from the eyes.

The man , who identified himself only as Mohammed was shaking hands withChristians drinking beer , “no one was estimated to drink while there Daesh. I am happy because this store open again.”

But he added : “I still drink only in the house.”

Later it came from a Shi’ite village south of Mosul , to buy wines.

Said after being asked not to be named , ” I come here twice a week. This is the only store in the region.” And he went away with his car.

Ibrahim himself comes from Erbil every day and brings with him in his car , cargo and fuel for the generator to run chillers filled Paljah chilled. Then come back at night.

The potential for the return of more Christians to stay permanently in Qaraqosh for their confidence in the security forces.

The army and the police and seeks to allay fears through the deployment of soldiers in front of churches and even volunteers helped Christians erected a huge cross at the entrance to the city.

In one of the last convoy of soldiers accompanied by weakness in preparing for thecelebration of Easter holiday frame and handed seats on worshipers during Mass.

Some police officers Christians and joined the masses of civilians chanting hymns.

But anxiety is still grips with others around them as they find rows of houses and shops burnt.

The photographer said when “security measures are not enough. We want to take thecity ‘s security.”


Representative of Muqtada al-Sadr: Maliki is handed over to the Iraqi provinces Daesh

said Ibrahim al – Jabri, a representative of Muqtada al – Sadr, on Friday, said that ” the current crises in Iraq came because of Nuri al – Maliki, pointing out that” Maliki is the one who handed several Iraqi provinces to Daesh. ”
He added Jabri, during his participation in a demonstration in Baghdad, that “al – Maliki and his close associates from the general budget in the period of his reign.” 
he explained Sadr ‘s representative in the weekly demonstrations, that “Maliki can not change even 1% of the suffering of the Iraqi people, because he is the one who brought the suffering and killing our children of security forces at the base (Spyker)” . 
he pointed out that “whether Maliki was president of the National alliance or the head of the Dawa Party Or a member of the Iraqi parliament can not change anything because it is the doom came to the Iraqi people. ”
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Iraq: a new crisis in the “National Alliance” ruling because of Maliki

العراق: أزمة جديدة في "التحالف الوطني" الحاكم بسبب المالكي

Baghdad Baraa al – Shammari


Iraq’s ruling National Alliance , which includes nine political blocs , is gripping a new crisis, adding to the series of internal crises it has been plaguing for years and likely to affect its constituency during the general elections scheduled for early next year.

The new crisis comes against the backdrop of the struggle for the presidency of the coalition, which will choose on July 1 next new president, as the near end of the mandate of Ammar al-Hakim , and put the name of former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki alternative, dawn of the crisis and led to internal division, between supporters and opponents.

A source in the “National Alliance” on Friday, the “new Arab”, that “the discussions between the coalition forces are continuing, to reach a compromise formula that satisfies all parties on the name of the next president,” acknowledging differences on some of the names raised.

Maliki’s nomination for the post of president of the National Alliance, a return to dictatorship

Most of the components of the National Alliance seek to take over the main post, despite being “symbolic” and has no powers, except the management of regular meetings and the search of internal affairs, according to the source.

To this, the Iraqi parliament member for the “Liberal bloc” of the Sadrist movement Ghazwan al-Shabani, Maliki’s nomination for the post of president of the “National Alliance,” considering that “a return to dictatorship and political decisions not studied.”

“This step, if it is made, represents a disgrace for all those who try to return Maliki to the interests of sectarian and partisan, at the expense of the blood of innocents who have fallen as a result of his wrong policies, ” he said.

“Al-Maliki said that” Maliki did not only cause the fall of Iraqi cities, however, “and the spread of corruption in all joints of the state, as well as the escalation of political rhetoric that calls for division among the people of one country.”

He called on the Iraqis to reject what he described as “the patron of corruption” (al-Maliki), wondering, “Is the inability of the National Alliance to find a personality to represent ?”, And said that Maliki “has already instilled militias in the implementation of its objectives, and exploited the judiciary to fabricate charges against his opponents , And against all those who deal with corruption. “

While the “coalition of state law,” Maliki is the candidate for the presidency of the “National Alliance” successor to Hakim, said a senior leader of the coalition, the “new Arab”, on Friday, the names nominated; Secretary General of the Organization and the “Badr” Hadi Amiri , And former oil minister and head of the “independent” Hussein al-Shahristani.

The leader revealed that the nomination of al-Maliki created the current crisis, where the Sadrists oppose it, and waving to withdraw from the coalition.

And the “National Alliance” the largest bloc within the Iraqi parliament, and has 180 deputies out of 328 deputies, which is responsible for naming the Prime Minister of Iraq for three consecutive sessions, and includes several blocks, most notably: “State of Law coalition” led by Nuri al-Maliki, “Led by Ammar al-Hakim, and” the Sadrists “led by Moqtada al-Sadr , and” the stream of reform “led by Ibrahim Jaafari.

The forces that form the “National Alliance” ruling in Iraq, have agreed that the presidency of the coalition periodically changed every year, and called the current President of the “National Alliance” Ammar al-Hakim, which expires in September next, for him.

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Popular crowd sends aid from Baghdad to displaced Mosul


Friday 14 April 2017 – 13:21 GMT

Popular crowd sends aid from Baghdad to displaced Mosul

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Popular forces have sent aid from the Karkh area of Baghdad to the Mosul displaced as part of a campaign called “For You” by the religious authority.

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“Popular forces have sent an aid convoy from the Karkh district of Baghdad to the displaced people of Mosul as part of a campaign for you called by the religious authority,” said the crowd’s media delegate.

“The aid included foodstuffs, household, logistical and other needs,” he said, adding that “some of them were distributed to displaced people in southern Mosul and some of the villages where the displaced people live.”

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