Brent jumps to $ 75 is the highest since 2014


Editorial Date: 2018/4/23 23:46 • 283 times read
{Brent News} Brent crude prices jumped to $ 75 a barrel.
This is the highest price recorded since 2014


Rapid reaction forces vacate the headquarters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in Tuz Khurmatu

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(Reuters) – Rapid reaction forces have vacated a local headquarters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in the district of Tuz Khurmato, south of Kirkuk, witnesses said on Monday.

Witnesses said today that the rapid reaction forces are heavily armed with the evacuation of the Kommit 2 headquarters of the National Union in the district of زzgari in the district of Tuz.

Witnesses said that the headquarters has been completed and the party cadres that were present in it.

On April 10, the Patriotic Union announced the Hamrin Center and two local headquarters in Al-Tuz after a five-month closure after the events of October 16, the deployment of security forces, popular mobilization in the disputed areas and the withdrawal of Peshmerga and security forces.

The Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan had called earlier today President Fuad Masum, Prime Minister Haider Abadi, and Speaker of the House of Representatives Salim al-Jubouri to resolve the problem of the refusal of the military authorities to return Kurdish parties in the disputed areas.

“After the events of October 16, which lasted more than six months in Kirkuk, Khanaqin, Sinjar, Jalawla, Saadiyeh, Qarbatah and other areas, the military and security authorities still do not allow the return,” the office said in a letter to the three presidencies. Open the headquarters of the Kurdish parties, which are official and legal. ”

The office said that “in conjunction with the launch of the election campaign is still unconstitutional pressures exercised against the Kurdish forces,” referring to “occupation” houses of officials, cadres belonging to the Kurdish regions in the most cities and regions.

“The imposition of military and security authority in this way is contrary to the constitution,” the office said. “The continuation of the policy of confiscating the rights and freedoms of these parties will create bad complaints in public opinion in the disputed areas, We do not rule out it. ”

The office called the three presidencies to speed up and as soon as possible to resolve this legal problem.


IS Leader Baghdadi’s Aide Killed in Iraqi Airstrike


IS Leader Baghdadi’s Aide Killed in Iraqi Airstrike

ERBIL — A senior Islamic State (IS) leader who is believed to be the deputy of group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was killed in an airstrike carried out by Iraqi air force on Thursday, said a source.

“Iraqi air forces launched an airstrike targeting a group of IS militants, who were gathering in a building inside the Syrian territories, managing to kill a notorious IS leader, identified as Abu Luqman al-Suri,” the source told Shafaq News, as reported by Iraqi News.

According to the source, the IS leader was in charge of recruiting suicide bombers, preparing and directing them to the neighboring country Iraq to conduct terrorist activities.

Earlier on Sunday, spokesperson for Iraqi Security Media Council Brig. Gen. Yehia Rasool announced that the Iraqi Jets had killed 36 IS jihadists in a cross-border operation inside Syria.

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi announced the defeat of the IS in December, last year. However the extremist group has lately re-emerged in most of the liberated areas, carrying out violent terrorist activities against security forces and civilians.

Kurdish official reveals serious information on the oil file of the region


Editorial Date: 2018/4/23 23:04 • 12 times read
(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The head of the Committee on Natural Resources in the Parliament of Kurdistan, Sherko Goddt, on Monday, new information on the value of the region’s oil exports.
He said in a press statement, “The unaudited figures reveal the export of the Kurdistan Regional Government 300 thousand barrels of oil per day.”
“We do not know exactly which year Kurdistan region oil was sold in advance, and there is no available source of information,” he said.
He continued that “the Kurdistan Regional Government does not deny that the proceeds of its oil exports in addition to the amounts coming from Baghdad, the need for employees of the Kurdistan region of salaries, but talking about debts do not know the size.”
The head of the Committee on Natural Resources in the Parliament of Kurdistan that “the provincial government does not know the size of the debts incurred by their own and therefore resorted to the formation of a special body to control these debts.”
Gudat pointed out that “the Kurdistan Regional Government contract with Russian company Rosneft” political and came in response to Washington’s rejection of the referendum held on the twenty-fifth of last September. ”

Baghdad sends another batch of the amount allocated to salaries in the Kurdistan region

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Khandan –

Sent the federal government, another payment of funds allocated to salaries of employees of the Kurdistan region, according to information obtained by “Khandan” from the Ministry of Finance.

Under the agreement between Erbil and Baghdad, the federal government is sending 317 billion dinars a month to the Kurdistan region, and this is the second time that Baghdad sends this amount.

On the 19th of last March, Baghdad sent the first batch of this amount, which contributed to the payment of salaries for the first month of this year to employees of the Kurdistan region.

A delegation from the Kurdistan region to visit Baghdad tomorrow

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Khandan –

A delegation from the Kurdistan region, Baghdad, will visit on Tuesday to discuss the issue of closed border ports located within the borders of Sulaymaniyah province.

“A delegation from the Kurdistan region, led by Governor of Abu Dhabi, Governor of the Sulaimaniya, Hafal Abu Bakr, will begin a visit to Baghdad on Tuesday,” said Brigadier General Salar Abdullah, director of Sulaymaniyah passports.

He added that the visit of the delegation of the region to Baghdad aims to discuss a number of files, including the file of a number of ports located within the borders of the province of Sulaymaniyah, which was closed to the movements of citizens and trade exchange.

Kurdistan announces a new schedule for salaries of Peshmerga and retirees

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The Ministry of Finance and Economy in the Kurdistan Regional Government, announced a new schedule to pay the salaries of Peshmerga forces and retirees.

The ministry will pay this week salaries of the following ministries and departments:

On Tuesday, 24/4/2018, the salaries will be paid:

the Kurdistan Regional Security Council and the

Ministry of Interior

on Wednesday 25/4/2018, will be paid salaries:

retired civilian and military

forces Zirvani , Defense and Emergency

on Thursday 26/4/2018 will be paid salaries: the

Ministry of Peshmerga, 70 and 80 troops in the ministry.