Parliamentary Finance: 104 trillion dinars budget size and deficit 13.4%


Editorial date: 2017/11/30 21:12 • 243 times scheduled
(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) said a member of the Finance Committee parliamentary, the size of the state budget for the year 2018 is 104 trillion dinars.
Mahasen Hamdoun told the {Euphrates News}, that “the budget amount of 104 trillion Iraqi dinars and the default deficit of 14 trillion dinars [or 13.4%].”
She added that “the value of revenue budget is 90 trillion dinars and 77 trillion of which are the sale of oil (ie 85.5%) and 13 trillion of other sectors.”
Hamdoun pointed out that “the budget is free of appointments and grades and free any allocations for the reconstruction of liberated areas.”
A member of the Union of Iraqi Forces, a boycott of its budget coalition if it does not include allocations for liberated areas. “



The presidents and the parliament are discussing several files in Baghdad


Release date: 2017/11/30 15:54 • 126 times read
(Baghdad: al-Furat News) Speaker of the House of Representatives Salim al-Jubouri and the Republic Fuad Masum, on Thursday, several files after the return of the latter from the Kurdistan region, most notably the elections and the balance and dialogue between the center and the region.
“During the meeting, the security and political situation in the country and developments in regional and international situations, the victories of the heroic security forces against gangs, and the means of activating the factors of permanent stability and solving the outstanding problems were discussed,” a statement from Jubouri office said.
“The two sides agreed on the need to adopt serious and genuine dialogue in ending all crises, especially between the central government and the Kurdistan Regional Government, and adopting the specific time-frames for the return of displaced people and the reconstruction of liberated areas,” he added.
He pointed out that “the meeting dealt with the file of the upcoming elections, the federal budget, and the importance of cooperation between the Iraqi parties in order to adopt common visions aimed at uniting political discourse and strengthen the cohesion of social cohesion.”

Saudi Arabia announces a project in Iraq with millions of dollars and job opportunities


Aujan Coca-Cola Refreshments Company is preparing to launch a bottling plant in Iraq, expected to be next year, at a total cost of $ 66.6 million.
The plant, which includes juice and soft drinks production lines, is expected to provide more than 150 jobs. The plant will also play an important role in supporting Aujan Coca-Cola’s ongoing expansion plans in Iraq, enabling the company to meet growing domestic demand and serve neighboring markets.
The announcement of the new investment followed the participation of the company’s officials at the recent Baghdad International Exhibition, where the company participated in the exhibition in the group of companies co-led by the Saudi Export Development Authority. Is a perfect opportunity for Coca-Cola to confirm its commitment to expanding its operations across the region. ”
“The company has reached a stage of development that allows it to invest,” said Meshaal Al-Baris, vice president of strategic planning and business development at Aujan Coca-Cola. “The rapprochement in Saudi-UAE relations has contributed significantly to decision-making, The Saudi Export Development Authority has had a significant impact on this step, through the incentive provided by the Commission to invest in the Iraqi market.
The company is seeking to provide its products in the Iraqi market. The company has achieved excellent results through export operations in the past, in light of the success of its brands in the success of the Gulf markets, which contributed significantly to the strong entry into the market “The company has entered the Iraqi market since 2003 through export, and today the products will be provided through the plant to be established in Iraq, as the Iraqi market is one of the most promising markets in the Middle East.
The factory in Iraq is the fourth of the company Aujan Coca-Cola, after factories in the city of Dammam, “east of Saudi Arabia”, and the second plant in the UAE city of Dubai, while the third plant in Lebanon, explaining that the Iraqi factory will manufacture the three brands, Rani juice, “Perpican”, and concentrated juice «Vimto».
The Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development at Aujan Coca-Cola stressed that the motivation of the Saudi Export Development Authority has had the greatest impact on the decision to invest in Iraq, thanking the facilities provided by the Commission through its dealings with the company to enter the Iraqi market, in this A time when trade relations between Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the UAE are expected to increase.



after the exile of Baghdad .. US confirmation of the deployment of its forces in Kirkuk


After the denial of Baghdad .. US confirmation of the deployment of its forces in Kirkuk
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US forces and Kurds are sending special forces to the K1 base in the city of Kirkuk on Thursday, the US military and Kurdish officials said. The aim of the deployment is to prepare for the next phase and prevent tensions in areas of conflict.
Sources in the province of Kirkuk said that US forces – estimated at hundreds of people – arrived yesterday to the province, accompanied by about forty armored vehicles and heavy military coming from Erbil, and camped in K1 camp in the district of Dibs (west of Kirkuk).
However, the Iraqi Joint Operations Command on Thursday denied the deployment of US forces in Kirkuk, usually the responsibility of “holding the land” in the province, as “not foreign forces.”

A report by Voice of America, seen by the twilight news, that the US forces and the Alliance fear of the development of tensions in Kirkuk and Tuzkurmato and leads to a security breach, pointing out that this is why the forces were gathered at the base “K1 and is ready for the stage of the possibility of tensions in The
report quoted a member of the Kirkuk Provincial Council as saying that the Iraqi government had disarmed the Kurds and had no strength left in Kirkuk but that if they wanted anything to do with the force of arms, adding that the arrival of coalition forces as a neutral force is important to calm down. The situation in Kirkuk,
as stated in the report The force, which was sent to the base K1 is a special force and quality, pointing out that before the force went to the base discussed the coalition in the presence of America, Britain and Germany the importance of sending force to prevent any tension in the region.


Nechervan Barzani and the US Ambassador emphasize the importance of starting a serious dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil


Editorial Date: 2017/11/30 19:56 • 33 times scheduled
Kurdistan region’s Prime Minister Nechervan Barzani on Thursday discussed with US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman the consolidation of bilateral relations and the draft general budget bill for 2018, stressing the importance of starting a serious dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil.
A statement to the Presidency of the Kurdistan Regional Government received the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it today that “Nechirvan Barzani received today, Douglas Seleiman US ambassador to Iraq and his delegation.”
“In a meeting attended by Deputy Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region, Qubad Talabani, he discussed the latest political developments, the security situation in Iraq, the Kurdistan region and the region, and the draft federal budget law for the Federal Republic of Iraq.”
“During the meeting, the bilateral relations between Washington and Erbil were discussed and ways of developing them in various fields, including the interests of both parties, to be discussed and discussed,” the statement continued.

“The discussion of the relations between Erbil and Baghdad and the renewal of these relations, while addressing the outstanding problems between the two sides, also took part in the meeting. Both sides emphasized the start of a serious dialogue between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government on the basis of Iraq’s constitution.”


 A global institution classifies this “Iraqi personality” as the worst person in 2017 !!

30-11-2017 03:19 PM


Baghdad News –



Global Finance Corporation (WI) on Thursday named the governor of the Central Bank of Iraq as the governor of the Middle East and Africa in 2017.

The Central Bank’s governor, Ali Mohsen Ismail Al-Alak, received the lowest rating from 28 Arab and African countries. He was ranked last in the list of central bankers for his mismanagement of the Central Bank of Iraq and government and private banks. Bank in the face of political pressure.

The institution is based on the classification of central bankers to control inflation, economic growth, currency stability and interest rate management, as well as supervision of financial institutions and their determination to protect their independence in the face of political pressure on them.


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Prime Minister Dr. Haidar Al-Abadi congratulates Iraqis, the Islamic nation and the world on the anniversary of the birth of the Prophet

In the name of God the Most Gracious the Most Merciful

I would like to express my sincere congratulations to our dear people, our Muslim nation and the Muslims in the world on the occasion of the anniversary of the birth of the Prophet, the birth of the noble Prophet Muhammad bin Abdullah and his family, the best of prayer and delivery, which coincides with the achievement of our people and heroic forces. Which wanted to distort our true religion from its course and spread extremism, violence, hatred and distortion of the values ​​of Islam and its tolerant teachings, which brought the message of blessed prophecy.
On this dear occasion, I call on the noble values ​​and principles that our noble prophet came to be a mercy for the worlds. Our unity, determination and brotherhood should be a bastion of the evils of terrorism, corruption and extremism, in order to establish a model of coexistence. May God Almighty Almighty allow us to complete the path of victory over terrorism, corruption, the direction of building and reconstruction, and the promotion of security and stability throughout the country.

Dr. Haider Al – Abbadi Prime Minister 30 November 2017

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