URGENT FIFA lifts international ban on Erbil, Karbala and Basra stadiums

Date of release: 2018/3/16 23:31 • 662 times read

(AFP) – The International Football Association (FIFA) has agreed to request Iraq to lift the ban on three stadiums by hosting international matches including the national team.

“With regard to the Iraqi file, it was agreed to lift the ban on three provinces in which Basra, Karbala and Erbil will be held,” Federation President Gianni Infantino told a news conference after the meeting of the FIFA Congress held in Colombia, noting that “the decision is in the hands of the Asian Confederation.”

“Iraq has asked for friendly international matches at Baghdad stadiums, but the request has been rejected because of the security situation,” he said.

The head of the Iraqi Football Federation Abdel-Khaliq Masoud said FIFA agreed to lift the ban on international matches in Karbala, Basra and Erbil, noting that “the International Federation will transfer the file to the Asian Confederation.”

On the other hand, said Infantino that ” At the World Cup in Russia this summer.

“This will be the first time in the World Cup where the video-assisted refereeing technique has been used. This technique has been tested and approved and we are very happy with this decision.”


“stream of wisdom” talks about the role of Hakim lift the international ban on airports in Kurdistan and send salaries

"Stream of wisdom" talks about the role of Hakim lift the international ban on airports in Kurdistan and send salaries
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The leader of the current Ammar al-Hakim has played a “significant and influential” role in opening the airports of the province in front of international flights.

In a statement to reporters on the sidelines of his presence on the occasion of the anniversary of the bombing of chemical weapons on the city of Halabja, which was held in Sulaymaniyah, Hakim said that “the stream of wisdom with all the people of Kurdistan and not Halabja only.”

He added that “Hakim had a significant role and influential in lifting the ban on international flights from airports in the Kurdistan region and send salaries of employees and workers in the region, especially salaries of the ministries of education and health,” saying that “we will continue to support the Kurds and the Kurdistan Region.”

Baghdad imposed a ban on international flights to the airports of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in September last, as part of the “punitive” against Kurdistan against the backdrop of the referendum on independence from Iraq.

Arbil has been in tough negotiations with Baghdad over the past months in an attempt to restart international flights to the two airports.

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Tuesday the reopening of Arbil and Sulaymaniyah airports for international flights after a five-month ban.

US President George W. Bush’s envoy to the international coalition against an organized organization in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday welcomed the decision by the United States to lift the ban on international flights from airports in the Kurdistan region. French President Emmanuel Macaron welcomed the decision.

The British government welcomed the decision by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to lift the ban on international flights from airports in the Kurdistan Region.

In memory of the incident Halabja .. Abadi confirms moving with the Kurdish people towards a new era of cooperation for reconstruction and reconstruction


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Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stressed the importance of moving with the Kurdish people towards a new era of cooperation for reconstruction and reconstruction.

In a statement published by his office on the occasion of the Halabja incident, he expressed his solidarity with the families of the victims of the accident, pointing out that Iraq has fulfilled its international obligations to destroy all chemical weapons waste. Abadi also praised the participation of the Peshmerga forces alongside the Iraqi army to achieve the great victory over the preacher.

“We are proud of the unity of our people and of the blood of the Kurdish people with the blood of the rest of the Iraqis in the victorious liberation operations against the Da’ash terrorist gang,” he said. “The Peshmerga forces fought alongside their brothers in the Iraqi army until the great victory was achieved.”

“We express our sadness and solidarity with the families of the victims and with the people of the Kurdish people, we affirm our concern for security and stability and constitutional rights and fair with the spectrum of the Iraqi people within one Iraq, and move together towards a new era of brotherhood and cooperation to rebuild and reconstruction and achieve the aspirations of our citizens.


Iraqi official “large” confirms from Kurdistan the date of payment of salaries of staff of the region

Iraqi official "large" confirms from Kurdistan the date of payment of salaries of staff of the region
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The Secretary-General of the Federal Council of Ministers Mehdi Alalak on Friday that the Iraqi government will pay salaries to employees and employees of the Kurdistan Regional Government before the holidays of Nowruz.

In a statement to reporters on the sidelines of the celebration of the anniversary of the bombing of the city of Halabja chemical weapons today, Al-Aalak said that the federal government has taken its decision to pay the salaries of employees and workers in Kurdistan before the feast of Norouz.

He added that lifting the ban on international flights from airports in the Kurdistan Region is a step in the framework of normalizing relations between Baghdad and Erbil, and to resolve the differences and outstanding issues between the two sides.


Parliamentary Finance: The budget entered into force and the President of the Republic has no authority to reject it

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The parliamentary finance committee suspended on Friday the refusal of President Fuad Masum to ratify the law of the budget of 2018, voted by the House of Representatives.

“There is no authority for the president of the republic to reject the budget law or any law voted by the House of Representatives, and infallible knows that well,” said member of the Committee Jabbar al-Abbadi, in an interview with (Baghdad today), noting that “the budget came into force, “He said.

Abadi added that “the Presidency of the Council of Representatives will respond to President Fuad Masum in an official letter, and tell him that he has no authority to veto the budget law, the goals of the re-budget by the infallible and clear to all and need no explanation,” stressing that “to this moment does not exist Any appeals to the budget or its materials by any party at the Federal Court. ”

Last Tuesday, President Fuad Masum refused to approve the 2018 budget and ordered it to be returned to the House of Representatives.

“The President of the Republic Fuad Masum, refused to ratify the budget of 2018, voted by the parliament,” noting that “ordered the return to the House of Representatives.”

“The reason for the non-ratification, because it contains irregularities, and was returned to parliament.”


On the 86th anniversary of the first Iraqi Dinar .. Do you know this information about our currency?



Economy News _ Baghdad

Today marks the 86th anniversary of the first Iraqi currency of the Iraqi State “dinar” on 16/3/1932.
The dinar was taken as a basic unit of the Iraqi currency and is equal to a thousand fils, and it bore the image of King Faisal I and his head to the left.
Its purchasing value was equivalent to 7.3 grams gold.
The currency committee was responsible for issuing the currency. The dinar bore the signatures of the committee members: the chairman of the committee Jaafar al-Askari, a representative of the Iraqi government, a person appointed by the Bank of England and a representative of the banks operating in Iraq.


Prime Minister Dr. Haider Abadi receives a telephone call from US Vice President Mike Pence


March 16 , 2018
Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abbadi received a telephone call from US Vice President Mike Bens.
Where he praised Mr. Bens led by Prime Minister Dr. Abadi in the victory against Da’ash, stressing the continued support of his country to Iraq and renewed US President Mubarak’s victory with the great victory achieved on gangs.

Mr. Bens expressed his admiration for the vision of the Prime Minister and his leadership of the country and the achievement of community cohesion and his keenness to ensure the rights of all components of the Iraqi people, which he saw through the visit of Dr. Haider Abadi to Mosul.

Mr. Bens also praised the government’s steps in reopening the Sulaymaniyah and Erbil airports for international flights and affirmed his country’s support for Iraq’s unity and sovereignty. He pointed out that the leadership of Dr. Haider al-Abadi in this file proved to all the Iraqi people not to discriminate against one component without another.

Dr. Haider al-Abadi stressed his keenness to consolidate democracy in Iraq and strengthen the institutions of the state and the importance of continuing the citizenship project to overcome sectarian and racist policies, praising the orientations of Iraqi youth, which aspires to hold free and fair elections to come out a new Iraq.

And stressed the sovereignty in a long-term step with the local government in Kurdistan aims to resolve all the problems between the center and the region and to feel the Kurdish people that is an essential part of the state and the Iraqi society, indicating that the government is in the process of paying salaries of the staff of the region.

Dr. Haidar al-Abadi said that Iraq now has a strong and strong army and military establishment and that the government is working to strengthen the rest of the state institutions. The aim is to reach a stable political situation to prevent foreign intervention that seeks to weaken state sovereignty.

He also stressed the plan to reduce the number of American advisers and trainers in Iraq after an overwhelming victory over the terrorist and that the presence of these trainers is limited to supporting Iraqi military and security institutions with international expertise in training and technical support.

Dr. Haidar al-Abadi stressed the importance of strengthening economic and trade relations between the two countries, as Iraq hopes the US administration to encourage the private sector to invest in Iraq.

Prime Minister ‘s Media Office March 16, 2018


For the first time in Iraq .. The launch of salaries through the MasterCard card world




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Baghdad / … Al-Rasheed Bank announced Friday the launch of the first installment of salaries through the MasterCard card, one of the electronic payment tools, pointing out that the card is drawn from inside and outside Iraq .

The bank’s information office said in a statement received by “Eye of Iraq News” that “the Rashid Bank launched the first installment of salaries through the card MasterCard International Nakheel electronic payment tools .”

The bank called on all departments and ministries to “speed up the settlement of salaries of their employees and their access to the card so that the bank can give them advances and loans, knowing that the card helps the citizen to save and protect him from circulation of counterfeit currency and damage and retain salaries from thefts suffered during the transfer of salaries .”

He continued, “The card is drawn from inside and outside Iraq and the bank recently distributed a number of ATMs in Baghdad and the provinces, knowing that the commission of the card (10) thousands of dinars, three years.” Finished 2


Political volcano after not ratified .. Thus violated the “infallible” constitution


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Tuesday 13 March 2018 6:22 pm
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BAGHDAD / – The decision of President Fuad Masum on Tuesday to restore the federal budget for the year 2018 to parliament, a political revolution and the denunciation by most political figures and by most components, while the parliamentarians confirmed the unconstitutional “action” infallible, others To a “blatant” breach of the law.

It seems that the “jump” done by the infallible to the Constitution is only to prove the view of the Kurds, who have continued to object to their allocations from the budget, according to observers. While the infallibility of his failure to ratify the budget, to the existence of about 31 points where intersect with the legislation in force.

War: He has no right to reject the budget

The legal expert Tariq Harb that the President of the Republic does not have the right to refuse to ratify the Federal Budget Law of the Iraqi state at all.

He said war in an interview with local news agencies, “The budget is ratified within 15 days whether approved by the President of the Republic or not,” noting that “the budget according to the Constitution required the President of the Republic to ratify it within fifteen days and has no right to reject it, Approved in the event of refusal of the infallible ratification and has no right to reject it legally. “

And the coalition of state law that the attempt to infallible Kurdish parties to increase the proportion of the region will not get whatever they did, they took their entitlement according to the Iraqi constitution.

Virtue of Parliament: The Constitution did not grant the power of veto to infallible

For his part, the head of the parliamentary bloc of virtue Ammar Tohma, that does not give the Constitution the power of veto to the President of the Republic on the legislation enacted by the Iraqi Council of Representatives and Article (138) of the Constitution granted the veto to the Presidency Council and one electoral cycle ended in 2010.

In a statement received by “Eye of Iraq News”, Tohma said that “the article provided for granting the right of veto to the Presidency and the return of the laws objected to the Council of Representatives to review the disputed areas.”

He pointed out that “Article 138 itself indicated that the provisions of the President of the Republic shall be reinstated after one session subsequent to the entry into force of this Constitution and the powers of the President of the Republic specified by Article 73, which gave the power to ratify and issue laws within fifteen days from the date of receipt. In case the expiration of (15) days of receipt, and did not grant Article (73) any power of objection or return of the laws of the House of Representatives.

Constitutional breach pursuing an infallible

In turn, said a member of the Finance Committee parliamentary Majida Tamimi, that the failure to approve the President of the Republic Fuad Masoum, on the budget of the year if it is linked to a particular cause, if it is a “constitutional breach,” the right to reject and return to Parliament.

Tamimi said that “the presidency of parliament had sent the budget to the presidency, last Wednesday and naturally wait for 15 days, in case not been expected and approved by the Presidency, the procedures will proceed normally by publishing in the official newspaper to become the budget law “He said.

“If the president’s refusal was linked to a specific reason, such as a constitutional breach, the right would be rejected,” she said. “In our view, the budget did not constitute any constitutional violation until the moment of its final approval.”

Tamimi said that “his opposition was linked to the share of the region, the criterion adopted by the population and this applies to all the provinces of Iraq, or if it is because of the refusal of the World Bank, we are a state we have our own decisions and laws,

National Alliance: infallible biased towards his nationality

The MP from the National Alliance, saying that the President of the Republic Fuad Masum, aligned with his nationality, and does not lead the work as president of all of Iraq and as a lawyer for the Iraqi constitution voted by the Iraqi people.

“The President of the Republic Fuad Masum is legally and constitutionally obliged to ratify the budget law 2018, but he sided with his nationality and invalidated the ratification of the law and return it to the House of Representatives.”

He added that “the work of the budget is to work, after 15 days, and does not require the approval of the President of the Republic to the law, and the budget will be work, even after returning to the whisper of the House, with arguments not valid.” Finished