with urgent guidance .. Trucks moving from Kuwait to Iraq

Urgent guidance .. Trucks moving from Kuwait to Iraq
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Twilight News / Trucks moved from Kuwait to Iraq, following instructions from the Amir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

On Monday, Kuwait handed over to the Ministry of Water Resources of the Republic of Iraq four desalination units in support of the brothers in Iraq on the directives of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Water Engineer Mohammed Bu Shahri said that the production capacity of these units reaches one million imperial gallons per day, according to Kuwait News Agency.

He pointed out that the handover took place this morning on the Kuwaiti-Iraqi border. A technical delegation from the Ministry of Electricity and Water handed over the units to officials of the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources, in the presence of the Consul General of Kuwait in Basra Yousef Al-Sabbagh.

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity and Water has donated 17 mobile generators with a total capacity of 30 thousand kilowatts last month to alleviate the electricity crisis in the Iraqi city of Basra.

For his part, the Kuwaiti consul general in the province of Basra Yousef al-Sabbagh said in a statement issued by the consulate that these stations came to alleviate part of the water crisis in Iraq.

Al-Sabbagh added that these units are a continuation of the series of support provided by the Government of Kuwait to the Iraqi people, “to which we have strong relations based on good neighborliness and common interests between the two countries.”

For his part, director of groundwater in Basra, representative of the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources Abdul-Jabbar Hanoun al-Saidi said that these stations will serve a certain segment of Iraqi society in villages and rural areas and remote areas suffering from the crisis of salinity and water scarcity.

In turn, representative of the local government of Basra, Director of the Safwan province Talib al-Hassouna thanked the Government of Kuwait for its ongoing support to Iraq and the arrival of desalination plants that will contribute effectively to the provision of safe drinking water, especially in southern Iraq.

Central Bank: We have not dealt with the dollar with Iran since the Obama era


Logo of the Central Bank of Iraq

Economy News Baghdad:

The Central Bank of Iraq denied on Monday the existence of dollar dealings with Iran .

“We have not had dollar dealings with Iran since the time of Obama, ” said Mohammed Dagher, director general of the Department of Financial Operations and Public Debt Management, in an interview with the Iraqi News Agency .

“Dagher said that” double bidding is a natural procedure taken by the Central Bank, in case of failure, to maintain the stability of the exchange rate. “


Abadi discussed with Kubic political developments and the process of forming a government


Abadi discussed with Kubic political developments and the process of forming a government

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Baghdad / Al-Ghad Press:
Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Monday discussed with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon the political developments and the process of forming a government.

“The Prime Minister, Haidar al-Abadi, received at his office today the representative of UN Secretary-General Jan Kubic and discussed the general situation in the country and the situation in the region,” the statement said.

He added that “was discussed political developments and the process of forming the next government.”

For his part, praised Kubic according to the statement, “the government’s efforts to respond to the demands of the demonstrators.”

Abadi explains the files of his visit to Turkey tomorrow and his final position of the sanctions against Iran (expanded)


Editorial Date: 2018/8/13 19:55 • 159 times read
The Prime Minister, Haider Abadi, on Monday, the most prominent files to be discussed during his visit to the Turkish capital Ankara scheduled for Tuesday, “indicating” the final position of US economic sanctions against Iran. “
“The water issue is the most prominent in our visit to Turkey because of the huge reduction of Iraq’s share of them and we want a great understanding and understanding to ensure this share as we will discuss the security and economic file,” Abadi said at his weekly press conference. 
“We want to keep the relationship good with the neighboring countries and we want it to be effective in the interest of all,” he said, denying that there was controversy in his visit to Iran. 
“I have not made a decision on Iraq’s stance against US sanctions against Iran, but it was a vision and we are serious in opposing it because the Iraqi people have suffered an unjust blockade and it is not right for the people to bear these sanctions,” Abadi said. 
“It is not the right of a large and powerful state to impose a blockade on a state,” he said, referring to the United States. 
He explained that “Iran remains a neighboring country and we want to resolve all the files of the dispute,” stressing that “
The prime minister denied that he said Iraq would abide by the sanctions against Iran, pointing out that “the sanctions are not from the United Nations, but the United States and the dollar is a US currency and any dealings must be passed by the US Federal Bank, which imposed sanctions on Iran. 
” the Iraqi economy and steal Iraqi citizens , “he said . ” We do not want to sabotage the relationship between the two countries despite the attempt of some so regret the abuse of some of the relationship with Iran and offset from the reaction of some officials in the neighboring country and were offensive also , even though it came out of individuals and is not an official position. ” 
He stressed Abadi “is not nit Encourages the rights of our people and the interests of the Iraqis do not want to abuse and overtaking on one and not be part of the campaign is unfair to any neighboring country and cooperate with them and accept them. “
He noted that “dealing with the dollar with Iran, there is no solution before us, but the commitment to US sanctions and it is not our business to look for an alternative to the dollar with them, but the state of the matter that does not have the capacity to receive,” noting, “We have not taken any decision yet on dealing with a substitute for the US currency” . 
“I am ready to pay my life and all positions to serve the Iraqi people and everyone has to give the people their own interests,” he said. 
On the other hand, the Prime Minister stressed that “there are measures to re-evaluate the officials responsible for the various service responsibilities and assess the level of performance and efficiency, corruption and integrity and follow-up of what they provide, whether in the provinces or ministries,” noting that “we issued orders for change and began the Ministry of Electricity and we will start with ministries and other institutions.”
He added, “We are arming the armed forces and upgrading their capabilities to be ready because the threat continues from inside and outside Iraq from different terrorist groups. We have issued decisions to arm the army and maintain aircraft and provide them with what is required for their important role in securing air cover for the ground forces and pursuing terrorists in remote areas and deserts. “He said. 
“We are keen to modernize all military equipment and naval force as an important and essential part of protecting Iraq’s ports and oil installations,” he said. 
“We want to inspect all the weapons stores, including the popular crowd as a new force and get bad storage, which led to several accidents, some of them with high temperatures,” he said. 
He explained “
“The National Security Council recently discussed securing Iraq’s border with Turkey with the Border Guard forces of the Ministry of the Interior, and our firm position on border security and preventing any groups playing a role against neighboring countries. 
On the decision of the Council of Ministers today to reduce tourism fees for visitors to the 40th visit, Abadi said that “due to the economic situation in Iran and the decline of their currency has been reduced tourist fees for visitors to the next forty, especially as they are tourists for a certain period and not traders and businessmen.”

Federal Court of Cassation: Tuesday is the last day to receive appeals regarding the results of counting and manual sorting

Federal Court of Cassation: Tuesday is the last day …


13-08-2018 06:51 PM

The judiciary of the elections in the Federal Court of Cassation confirmed on Monday that Tuesday, 14/8/2018 is the last day to receive appeals regarding the results of counting and manual sorting.

The spokesman for the Higher Judicial Council, Abdul Sattar Birqdar, that ‘the judiciary for the elections in the Federal Court of Cassation confirms that tomorrow Tuesday, 14/8/2018 is the last day to receive appeals regarding the results of counting and sorting by hand’.


Iraq’s policy sets its position on Trump’s sanctions on Iran: This is what we will do with the dollar issue


Iraq sets its position on Trump sanctions on Iran: This is what we will do with the dollar issue
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Monday that Iraq’s position on “aggression” on neighboring countries.

“Our position is consistent with the rejection of aggression against neighboring countries from Iraqi territory,” Abadi said at the weekly conference.

“Our commitment to Iran is not to deal with the dollar, not to comply with US sanctions,” Abadi said.

Haidar al-Abadi headed a meeting of the National Security Council on Sunday, during which they stressed the depth of relations between Iraq and Iran, the great interests that bind them and the importance of preserving them.

The council rejected the “misinterpretations and politicized statements of Iraq’s official position condemning the policy of starving peoples, which was expressed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi,” according to a statement by the Abbadi office.

The council stressed “the importance of maintaining privileged relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

URGENT Cabinet sets deadline for Eid al-Adha holiday


Editorial Date: 2018/8/13 16:54 • 48 times read
The Council of Ministers set the Eid al-Adha holiday.
A statement issued by the Office of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, received by the agency of all Iraq [where] a copy of it today, “The Council of Ministers directed the beginning of the holiday of Eid al-Adha on Tuesday 21/8/2018 until Sunday 26/8/2018 and resume working on Monday 27/8 / 2018 “.

Iraq signs oil deal worth $ 369 million



Iraq signs oil deal worth $ 369 million


13-08-2018 04:37 PMThe Euphrates –

Iraq signed a $ 369 million contract with Petrofac on Monday to build a new crude processing plant at the giant oil field of Majnoon, a senior oil executive told Reuters.
Ihsan Abdul Jabbar, director of the state-run Basra Oil Company, said the terms of the deal provided for completion of construction of the new facility with a production capacity of 200,000 barrels per day within 34 months



Central Bank denies issuing lists to monitor Iraqi banks

Economy News _ Baghdad

The Central Bank denied on Monday the news concerning the issuance of lists to monitor the Iraqi banks from outside parties, indicating that the bank is the body of the supervisory body responsible for the follow-up activities and activities of financial institutions and banking.

The spokesman of the bank, Dr. Bassem Abdul Hadi, said in a statement received by “Economy News”, that “some local media circulated during the past two days news regarding the issuance of lists to monitor Iraqi banks, claiming that these banks may be subject to sanctions from outside parties in an attempt to create confusion in Market and exchange rate “.

He added that “while the bank denies this news confirms that the regulatory body responsible for the follow-up activities and activities of financial institutions and banking in the country and are subject to control and instructions issued by him.”


sources in the current: Abadi and Sadr are the largest bloc in days


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Shafaq News / Sources in the Sadrist movement on Monday that the coming days will witness the official announcement of the formation of the largest bloc within the parliament, and then the formation of the next federal government.

The newspaper “Okaz” Saudi Arabia, issued on Monday, the sources said, saying that “Abadi and Sadr laid the broad outlines of the alliance, according to conditions that was the Sadrists announced to join him.”