Erbil is ready to hold talks with Baghdad to resolve the problems between them


Bzork Mohammed

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Kurdistan Regional Government expressed its willingness to hold intensive talks on all levels with the central government in Baghdad in order to address the outstanding problems between the two sides.

Elaf: a statement publishedIraqi Kurdistan Regional Government said that Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met on Tuesday with General Tom Beckettspecial envoyBritish Prime Ministersecurity affairs in Iraqmilitary anddelegation accompanying him.

Where the two sides discussed the latest developments in the political, economic and military developments, particularly in relation to the war on the organization Daesh, as well as to discuss military plans for the reorganization of the military restructuring of the Peshmerga forces to form a unified regular force professional in the Kurdistan region.

The statement quoted the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government as saying that the region is ready to engage in intensive negotiations at all levels of the central government with the aim of finding an urgent and effective solutions to all outstanding problems between the two sides.

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On the future of the city of Mosul after liberation, the President of the Government of the Territory stressed the need for a court management plan for the city between coexisting components together, so as to restore confidence among all local parties, praising the role of the coalition countries against the organization Daesh in the provision of humanitarian and military aid to the Kurdistan region, which has become shelter hundreds of thousands of displaced Iraqis and Syrians refugees in nearly three years.

Outstanding problems
should be noted that relations between Baghdad and Erbil inprocesstugwar, approaching sometimes to breaking point becausesharp disagreements regarding several files, saidhinder the comprehensive normalization, especiallyfatedisputed areas, whichstill underdepth political debate betweentwo sides.

The fundamental differences have surfaced since the 2007 oil file while the Kurdistan Regional Government, headed by Nechirvan Barzani began to extract this wealth from the wells of Kurdistan unilaterally and adopt an independent export policy of the federal government fields, bringing relations to great tension after the central government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki blocked the share Territory of the federal budget in 2012, and since then threaten the Kurdish leadership to conduct a popular referendum for independence from Iraq.

War against Daesh
For his partpraised Gen. Tom BeckettSpecial EnvoyBritish governmentsuccesses and “victories” achieved byPeshmerga forces infighting fronts against militants Daesh, restore large tracts of Iraqi territory fromgriporganization.

Beckett also stressed the need to normalize the situation and draw a political map with the participation of all political parties in the region in parallel with military operations that take place now to restore all under the control of the organization Daesh areas.

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Trump holds surprises to Saudi Arabia


Trump holds surprises for Saudi Arabia
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Twilight News / US President is expected to Donald Trump holds during his visit to Saudi Arabia this month, economic surprises, amid expectations of agreement on investments and huge projects cost up to $ 200 billion.
And formed the huge value of direct investments expected and indirect over the next four years, within one of the important stages in the implementation of “Vision Saudi Arabia 2030” to diversify the economy and freed from dependence on oil revenues, and this will provide important opportunities for Saudi economic and investment cooperation with the United States.

Analysts believe that Trump will pay special attention to the retail sector in Saudi Arabia after Riyadh announced a fully open to foreign investors, and will carry a significant economic surprises in various areas of investment are not particularly ones.

In an unconventional move for the rulers of the White House, Trump decided that the first foreign visit to be Saudi Arabia, describing them as “historic.”

The aides said the US president, that this decision reflects the efforts to try to restore relations with the Muslim world.

It is expected that the two sides will hold talks on oil prices, as well as to discuss the IPO shares of the Saudi Company “Aramco”, hoping that Trump ‘s management supports the IPO of Saudi, and reshaping the economic and trade relations so as to facilitate trade between America and the Gulf.

For his part, he said the Saudi foreign minister, Adel al – Jubeir, the former, said that his country ‘s strong economic partner of the United States and the largest oil exporter, and most investors in the world, describing Trump ‘s visit to the Kingdom as a “historic by all standards.”


The Ministry of Finance discusses the federal budget strategy


Ministry of Finance announced on Tuesday, for discussion of the federal state budget strategy, as showed that the adoption of oil alone “sends messages is reassuring.”
He said Finance Minister Abdul Razzaq al-Essa said in a statement obtained “Economy News” a copy of it, “the ministry discussed the federal state budget strategy in the presence of representatives of the ministries and a number of members of the House of Representatives,” noting that he “discussed the priorities that represent the line to proceed in shaping the federal budget in the light of the economic and financial potential of the state. “
He added Alissa, that “the adoption of oil alone resource sends messages and indicators of non-reassuring economic level,” asserting that “the rise in oil prices entails a rise in the level of government spending.”
He continued Alissa, that “coordination with international financial organizations in this area develop important steps in the path of modernization of financial systems that impose a complete shift to sophisticated electronic financial management system down and to achieve a high level of transparency that ensures surround the effects of corruption in the joints responsible for economic and financial profile of the country “.
He urged Al-Issa, state ministries and institutions of all the “roadmap according to the order of expenditure for the urgent need and adjust their revenues so as to achieve a sufficient amount of treatment for any deficit ratio that may arise on the federal budget.”


Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank controls its currency auction and transfers $ 58 million in four days outside Iraq



Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank controls its currency auction and transfers $ 58 million in four days outside Iraq


09-05-2017 05:18 PMThe Euphrates –

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has taken control of the currency auction and over the past four days has raised $ 58.3 million, according to data released by the central bank.

Foreign banks have taken the biggest share of the currency sale window over the past few days. The Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank has spent $ 58.3 million out of Iraq over the past four days, according to data published by the Central Bank on its website on the results of the sale window.

A number of bankers have pointed to the need to develop more transparent criteria to determine the reasons for the acquisition of foreign banks to the largest shares. This reveals a privileged treatment unfairly, given to branches of foreign banks operating in Iraq in the currency auction market at the expense of national banks.

The branches of foreign banks get abnormal privileges as they enjoy advantages within the currency auction market, without the capital of their branches in Iraq, except the proportion of three and a half percent of the capital of Iraqi national banks, as the National Bank of the local binding capital of 250 billion dinars, More than two hundred million dollars, while the capital of branches of foreign banks is seven million dollars and does not do the lending and credit and does not provide facilities for Iraqi companies and local citizens, despite the fact that they enjoy abundant shares within the auction


Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers stresses the importance of advancing the investment in Iraq



The Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers Mahdi Al-Alaq, on Tuesday, the importance of pushing the investment and remove obstacles and lifting the excesses on the land allocated to it, to accelerate investment activity, which would provide many jobs and economic improvement.
In a press conference held at the guest house under the slogan “Handling and speeding up the mechanism for lifting excesses on land allocated for investment”, the workshop was chaired by the Prime Minister in the follow-up to the slow investment projects and hosting Businessmen investors to see the obstacles. “
He stressed “the importance of stopping such excesses and coordination between the specialized state departments and the security authorities on the one hand, and investors through the Investment Authority on the other.”
Al-‘Alak listened to what a group of investors have presented to the challenges facing them. These challenges have taken legal and procedural aspects, which will be worked out as appropriate to avoid them.

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Baghdad and Washington towards activating the strategic framework agreement


05/09/2017 12:40:00

Khandan – Foreign Relations Committee in the Iraqi parliament announced the approval of the United States to activate the strategic framework in which countries signed an agreement in 2008, as Baghdad complaining of labor agreement stopped.

The Foreign Relations Committee member Abbas al – Bayati said in an interview to the newspaper (life), ” The United States expressed its readiness to activate the agreement , which includes political, security, military, economic and educational aspects.”

“The most important results of the recent visit of Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi Washington was Washington ‘s readiness to activate the agreement, and reinforced that phone calls and visits by US officials , ” explaining that “Iraq confirms that his negligence in alliance with the United States.”

Bayati said that “sub – committees will be soon to discuss the activation of the agreement and expand it, ” noting that “there is aneed to reconsider the number of administrative instructions and protocols to implement the agreement , ” explaining that ” the military side is dominant now relationship. After the elimination of Daesh will be the development of other aspects, confirmed the activation of theeducational side and send 10 thousand students to the United States. ”

On the nature of the military relationship between the two countries after the “Daesh,” al – Bayati said: “There is no ground troops fighting on the ground and there are counselors and mentors.”

He added that ” to talk about the existence of an independent US bases is incorrect, the US forces are deployed in bases of the Iraqi army , ” pointing out that ” the number up to about 5 thousand will bereduced in the future is limited to the training and armament.”

And the controversy raised on the international road between Iraq and Jordan, al – Bayati said that ” the government has contracted with a civilian company for the reconstruction and management of the way that the US security firm protection of the law, not US forces.”



Edit the life of July 30 in Ayman Mosul



Baghdad – Journal News
The Yanuyu Operations Command announced on Tuesday the liberation of the July 30 neighborhood on the right-hand coast of Mosul.

“The 9th Armored Division has liberated the neighborhood of July 30 and will hold a petition with the neighborhood of July 17 and the third pyramid district on the right coast of the city of Mosul,” the commander of operations, Major General Abdul Amir Yarallah, said in a statement.

“The security forces raised the Iraqi flag over the buildings and the enemy lost lives and equipment,” he said.

(Details) session of the House of Representatives held on Tuesday and highlighted what was read and vote on it



The House voted in its 32 ordinary session held under the chairmanship of Hamam Hammoudi, a member of the presidency of the Council and the presence of 176 deputies on Tuesday on the law of the operation of the early graduates and ended reading two draft laws while hosting the head of the Federal Audit Bureau to answer verbal questions.

A statement by the Information Department of the House of Representatives said that “at the beginning of the session, MP Jassem Mohammed read a statement on behalf of the Committee of Youth and Sports congratulated the Iraqi people on the occasion of the partial lifting of the ban on Iraqi sports stadiums, noting the establishment of a match in Basra International Stadium between the clubs of the Air Force and Zawra, At the same time the role of concerned gentlemen and their efforts to lift the embargo, calling on the Prime Minister to allocate financial resources for the rehabilitation and support stadiums in Baghdad and the provinces’.

MP Ahmad al-Jarba gave a statement on the displaced people from Ninewa province and beyond, pointing out the heinous crime carried out by the gangs and the terrorist gang near the camp of the hol inside the Syrian border, which killed a number of martyrs and wounded in addition to the abduction of hundreds of displaced people, pointing to the poor humanitarian conditions experienced by the displaced, And called on the Iraqi government to take moral and legal responsibility to support the displaced and preserve their lives and to work to bring all Iraqis present in the camp to the province of Nineveh, calling on the commander-in-chief of the armed forces to issue an order to command operations To provide transport to and accompany the displaced Ninewa province, who are in the camp of Hol from the port of Semelka and Rabia outlet to the point of security check and transfer them to the camps in Nineveh province with the importance of a resolution of the House of Representatives addressed to the government to consider the demands of the displaced.

The Council then voted on the recommendations contained in the statement regarding displaced persons in the Hull camp.

On the other hand, Hammoud Hamoudi on behalf of the Council offered condolences to MP Taha Defendi on the death of his brother.

The Council postponed the completion of the vote on the draft law on the reform of inmates and depositors submitted by the work and social affairs, legal, security, defense and human rights to next Monday at the request of the competent committee.
The Council voted on the proposed law on the operation of the first graduates submitted by the higher education, financial and legal committees, which was in honor of the extraordinary effort exerted by the first students and in support of the scientific movement in Iraq and as a way to upgrade the public office.

The Presidency decided to postpone the presentation of the recommendations of the Education Committee regarding the school buildings to the beginning of the next legislative term.
The Council concluded a report and discussion of the draft law granting the employee a long habitual license and dealing with the conditions of contractors submitted by the financial and legal committees.

In the interventions of MPs, MP Noura al-Bajari pointed out that the employee who will work after obtaining the leave in the private sector may develop public relations fabric that may be exploited for special purposes in case of returning to the job.

MP Raed Ishaq pointed to the importance of granting the Council of Ministers the authority to exempt competencies from the law and made room for the possibility of cutting off the holiday, especially that the wisdom of the law is linked to the difficult economic situation.

MP Nassif said that the draft law is harmful to the employee, especially that he did not address the employee’s desire to complete his higher education and the position of the institution to obtain the certificate.

MP Arshad Salhi stressed the importance of establishing controls that prevent the employee from exploiting his job if he works in the private sector.

Adnan al-Asadi pointed out that the leave should be 5 years and above, and that it be calculated for service and retirement purposes in order to encourage the employee to apply for vacation and to handle the slowness and increase the number of employees in the ministries.

He called MP Abbas al-Bayati to determine the proportion of the number of employees wishing to obtain a vacation with the inclusion of those who spent 15 years or more leave.

For his part, MP Fratt al-Tamimi proposed to exclude all elements of the security services from obtaining the leave.

MP Birwan Khailani called for activating an annual assessment of employees in the government departments, calling for increasing the maternity leave from one to five years.

MP Ammar Tohme to restrict the powers of the Minister to grant approval of the leave by linking them to the request of the employee to face the possibility of dismissal of employees.

MP Awad al-Awadi pointed out the importance of reconsidering the draft law because of several irregularities, including the reasons for granting leave.
In its response to the interventions, the Finance Committee stressed the need to take into account the proposals and views of the deputies, noting the absence of legislative overlap between the draft law and the budget law, which is limited to one year only, noting that the committee will hold a workshop to discuss the draft law more broadly to reach the opinion.

The Council hosted Salah Nuri Khalaf, head of the Federal Audit Bureau to answer an oral question from MP Mishaan al-Jubouri.

The questioner asked oral MP Mishaan Jubouri about the volume of waste and financial corruption in the financial budgets that were audited from 2008 to 2016.

In his response to the question, the head of the Federal Financial Control Bureau referred 513 cases to the Integrity Commission for the purpose of investigating them between 2008 and 2016, explaining that the Supreme Judicial Council has appointed the Inspector General or the Integrity Commission to investigate financial irregularities and refer them to the courts, indicating the transfer of hundreds of cases to administrative courts Or the courts, including the file for the refund of money where the Integrity Commission answered 386 criminal cases, some of which were closed.

MP Jabouri wondered about the civil cases set up by the Bureau of Financial Supervision to recover state funds.
In his response, the Chief of the Court stressed that the Office of Financial Supervision in 2016 transmitted a single file of about 50 cases to the public prosecution as well as the referral of the Board of cases to the Integrity Commission.

He called MP Mishan Jubouri to know the number of the intelligence, which was carried out by the Office of Financial Supervision to the Public Prosecution or the Integrity Commission and formed crimes related to the audit of the budget from 2008 to 2016.

The head of the Financial Control Bureau pointed out that the SAI refers cases that have suspicions of corruption to the Inspector General in the concerned ministry and then forwarded them to the Integrity Commission.

For his part, Hammoud Hamoudi, a member of the Board of Deputies, directed the Finance Committee to assess the work and procedures of the Office of Financial Supervision.

The council ended the reading of a report and discussion of the draft law on foreigners’ residence submitted by the security, defense and legal committees.

In the interventions of MPs, MP Abbas al-Bayati called for the establishment of an appropriate mechanism to encourage students of the scientific estate and grant residence to them in coordination with the province of Najaf.

The deputy Ashwaq dry to the need to rephrase some materials because of the contradiction and conflict between them.

For its part, the Committee stressed the formation of a mini-committee to study the draft law and consult the Ministry of Interior and National Security and the intelligence service for its maturity.

On the other hand, Hamoudi announced an amendment to the table of interrogations after the Presidency received three documents and documents concerning the questioning of the ministers of transport, agriculture and education and will be sent to the interviewees and the dates for questioning later.

The Council postponed reading the report and discussion of the proposed law of delegation of powers to the Committee of Regions and Governorates not organized in the province at the request of the competent committee.

It was then decided to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday.


Council of Babylon votes on Thursday as an official holiday on the occasion of the Shaaban visit



Since 2017-05-09 at 13:12 (Baghdad time)

Baghdad Mawazine News

The Council of the province of Babylon, Tuesday, on Thursday as an official holiday on the occasion of the Shaaban visit.

An informed source told Mawazine News that “the provincial council voted today, on the basis of the next Thursday, May 11, an official holiday on the occasion of 15 Sha’ban the birth of Imam Mahdi.”

The source added that “the holiday is excluded from the service and security departments and universities and the General Directorate for the education of the province of Babylon and its affiliated schools, and the departments covered by the plan to visit the half of Sha’ban.”