The construction reveals: Abdel-Mahdi will present the completion of his ministerial cabinet by this date


Political situation

Tuesday 20 November 2018 6:22 pm

Baghdad / .. The coalition of construction, on Tuesday, the date of submission of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi complement his cabinet to the House of Representatives.

The leader of the coalition MP Mansour al-Maraid, told “Iraq News”, that “there is a high probability and 90% that Abdul Mahdi will attend next Wednesday’s session and submit the completion of his cabinet to the House of Representatives for the purpose of voting on it.”

He said that “the failure to come to the meeting Wednesday, means that he will come at the beginning of next week, as a maximum, according to information and data that have reached us.”


breaching sanctions Iran fined a French bank more than one billion dollars

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The US Federal Reserve has announced that the bank will pay the US authorities fines of up to $ 1.34 billion to stop investigations into alleged violations of economic sanctions, Sanctions against Iran, Cuba and other countries.

The US Justice Department has announced that the second fine is being imposed on a financial institution for violating US sanctions, the US-based Al-Ghad Radio reported.

“Today, Société Générale acknowledged his intent to violate US penal laws and conceal his long-term violations, which led to the illegal transfer of billions of dollars through the US financial system,” said New York Attorney General Jeffrey Berman.

Referring to the Justice Department’s priorities, the lawyer also warned that “other banks should be aware that the application of US penal laws is a top priority for our institution and cooperating organizations.”

According to the US-based radio in the Czech capital, the Financial Services Authority in New York, one of the institutions involved in the case, said that the bank “Société Générale has improperly and non-transparent financial dealings with Iran exceeded $ 12.5 billion.”

According to the US Department of Justice, Société Générale has conducted more than 2,500 transactions with Cuba from 2004 to 2010 through US financial institutions.

According to the report, this has caused about $ 13 billion to be dealt with, while this amount should have been frozen or reviewed due to US sanctions.

Société Générale deplored this, saying he would hire more staff to train and qualify his team to comply fully with the penal code.

Société Générale, France’s second-largest bank, has been involved in numerous investigations and complaints in recent months.

The bank paid a fine of nearly one billion euros on charges related to Libya in 2017, and against this background resigned deputy Société Générale because of his style of handling complaints in this regard.


Mr. Ammar al-Hakim and al-Abadi discuss the work of the alliance of reform and reconstruction for the next stage

Editorial Date: 2018/11/20 18:49

{Baghdad: Al Furat News} Search leader of the Alliance for Reform and Reconstruction Mr. Ammar al-Hakim with the President of the coalition of victory Haider Abadi coalition work for the next phase.

A statement of the Office of Abadi, received the agency {Euphrates News} copy of it, “Abadi discussed during his meeting in his office, on Tuesday, Mr. Ammar al-Hakim political conditions and complete the government formation and vision and work of the Alliance of reform and reconstruction for the next phase and the importance of its contact with the needs of the country and the citizen.

Abbadi congratulated Mr. Ammar al-Hakim on his election as president of the Alliance for Reform and Reconstruction. He stressed that “there are many things that put the country in the right path and achieved achievements on the security and economic level and foreign relations, the liberation of the country, the rejection of sectarianism and the unification of the country and others.

Reveal the objectives of Barzani’s first visit to Baghdad after the referendum

06:28 – 20/11/2018

Baghdad –

Kurdish media revealed on Tuesday the objectives of the first visit of the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani to the capital Baghdad and scheduled on Wednesday.

Kurdish media said that “Barzani will meet with Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and President Barham Saleh.”

He added that “the objective of the visit is to examine the relations between Baghdad and Erbil and the file of the export of Kirkuk oil, in addition to the share of Kurdistan in the budget next year.”

The visit is Barzani’s first since a referendum on the secession of Kurdistan from Iraq on September 25 last year.

At the time of the referendum, Massoud Barzani was the head of the Kurdistan region, who adopted the idea of holding the referendum

Massoud Barzani in Baghdad tomorrow, the first visit after the referendum of separation

Policy  2018/11/20 17:53  564

Baghdad today – Baghdad

The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), head of the reclusive Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, plans to visit the Iraqi capital Baghdad on his first visit after the referendum on secession.

A leader in the Kurdistan Democratic Party, “Baghdad today,” that “Massoud Barzani intends to visit the capital Baghdad, on Wednesday, and will meet during the visit with political leaders and Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.”

“The aim of Barzani’s visit, the first of its kind after the referendum on secession, is to send a message of support to the new Iraqi government, headed by Abdul Mahdi, and the emphasis on the need to end all outstanding differences between Arbil and Baghdad.”

The relations between Baghdad and Erbil after the Kurdistan region to hold a referendum, on September 25, 2017, on the separation from Iraq, where the federal government responded to a military operation extended control of Kirkuk and disputed areas, as well as other actions included suspension of flights in airports Erbil and Sulaymaniyah and move To receive the management of border crossings.

Al-Rafidain: National employees include their salaries at the bank with personal advances

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Economy News Baghdad

Called Rafidain Bank, on Tuesday, ministries and state institutions to settle the salaries of their employees electronically at the bank to be covered by personal advances.

The bank’s information office said in a statement received by “Economy News” that “the settlement of salaries has several advantages, including the granting of state employees advances and loans and other banking services.”

He pointed out that “has been addressed to the departments of the state, which has financial accounts in the bank to settle the salaries of their employees and receive their monthly payments via electronic card instead of manual criticism

Democratic comment for “news” about the upcoming visit of Massoud Barzani to Baghdad

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Baghdad / News:

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) announced on Tuesday that there were no official sources to confirm Massoud Barzani’s visit to Baghdad in the coming days, adding that the party would announce any visit if the date is set.

“So far, we have not been assured of any close visit by the party leader Massoud Barzani to Baghdad,” said Majid Shankali, a party leader.

Indicating that ‘in case of confirmation or confirmation of the date will be announced through official channels’.

Political sources confirm that the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani is already planning to visit Baghdad to discuss issues related between Baghdad and Erbil.,15700022,15700124,15700126,15700149,15700186,15700191,15700201,15700214&usg=ALkJrhjoUOEOQngY7375O6HPybSnTzmQ_g

Halabousi confirms to a US official the Parliament’s determination to complete the government formation

Politics, security and economyTuesday 20 November 2018 – 02:06 PM

President of the House of Representatives Mohammed Halbusi, during a meeting with US Deputy Ambassador to Baghdad, Joe Hood, the Parliament’s intention to complete the government formation soon.

“The Speaker of the House of Representatives received Houd, and during the meeting reviewed the latest political developments in Iraq and the region, as well as the importance of continuing to support the United States of Iraq and at all levels.”

The meeting discussed “the efforts of the executive and legislative authorities to ensure the voluntary return of the displaced and to provide them with the necessary services to ensure the normalization of their situation as soon as possible.”

Al-Halbusi stressed “the determination of the House of Representatives to complete the current government formation in such a way as to ensure the acceleration of the implementation of the government program and provide the appropriate ground for reconstruction and resumption of investment in the country and provide employment opportunities.”

The head of the Alliance for Reform and Reconstruction Ammar al-Hakim and Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, earlier on Tuesday, the need to complete the cabinet cabin and communication between the government and parliament.,15700002,15700023,15700124,15700149,15700186,15700190,15700201&usg=ALkJrhh2OYxK5RTmyK4_DF9goerSwoCv7w

Saleh briefed Abdul Mahdi on the results of his regional tour

Policy 2018/11/20 13:59 Games

Baghdad today – Baghdad

President Barham Salih, Tuesday, November 20, 2018, discussed with Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi the results of his recent regional tour which included a number of countries.

“The President of the Republic briefed the Prime Minister on the results of his recent visits to Kuwait, the UAE, Jordan, Iran and Saudi Arabia,” the statement said.

He pointed out that “the countries of the region and the neighborhood expressed their satisfaction with the victories achieved by Iraq against gangs and urged continuation of the pursuit of its cells,” noting that “he noted during his visits that the achievements of Iraq’s victories are for the region and the world and must be maintained through concerted efforts.”

For his part, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, according to the statement, “the importance of the regional president’s tour,” stressing “continuous coordination and integration between the three authorities to raise the level of relations with countries in the region and the world.”