The arrival of Halbusi to Riyadh and received by the President of the Shura Council




The head of the House of Representatives, Mohamed Halabousi, arrived Monday with a parliamentary delegation to the Saudi capital of Riyadh on an official visit in response to an invitation from the chairman of the Saudi Shura Council.

“Al Haboussi, accompanied by a parliamentary delegation, arrived in Riyadh on an official visit where he was received by the chairman of the Saudi Shura Council Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Sheikh and a number of members of the council and officials,” the information office said in a statement.



Baghdad, 16 December 2018 – Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert on arrival at Baghdad airport Sunday night to take up her responsibilities as SRSG for Iraq and head of UNAMI.

Laibi demands US ambassador to support railway projects and develop the reality of infrastructure of Iraqi airports


Political situation

Sunday 16 December 2018 06:53 PM

BAGHDAD – Transport Minister Abdullah Luaibi on Sunday called on US Ambassador to Iraq Duklas Sulaiman to translate their support for Iraq on the ground by supporting rail projects and developing the infrastructure of Iraqi airports.

“Today, the US ambassador to Iraq, Duaa Sulaiman and his accompanying delegation met to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries and expand the horizons of joint action in all fields of transport,” the ministry’s media said in a statement received by Iraq News.

He called on the US side, according to the statement, to “translate their support for Iraq on the ground by supporting rail projects and the development of the reality of the infrastructure of Iraqi airports and the development of the capacity of the staff of the ministry and its configurations in American academies.”

He added that “we discussed during the meeting how to lift the ban on Iraqi aircraft in the global atmosphere and move forward to complete the project of the port of Faw because of its role in the future active in accelerating the country’s economic wheel.”

He pointed out that “was addressed how to rehabilitate the reality of the railway in Iraq and linking it to neighboring countries and the construction of new stations to facilitate the process of transporting goods and passengers between the provinces.”

For his part, the US ambassador in Iraq promised “to provide all the necessary means to support Iraq in the fields of transport, which will enhance the reality of bilateral cooperation between the two countries

Leading in the call reveals the ministries are going: so passed


Political situation

Sunday 16 December 2018 7:05 pm

BAGHDAD / The leader of the Islamic Dawa Party, Jassim Mohammad Jaafar, on Sunday, revealed the ministries of the Alliance of Sason, supported by the leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr, the government of Adel Abdul Mahdi.

Jaafar said that “the person who was able to play during the process of forming the government of Abdul-Mahdi well for the nomination of some people are the alliance of others,” noting that “the alliance of the other won four important ministries, namely (oil – foreign – electricity – health ).

The leader of the Dawa Party that “these ministers, were nominated through the electronic window, but there was an agreement to pass them and chose them.”

While a political source familiar with earlier, that the post of governor of the Central Bank in the new government formation, “a solution” to a loyal figure of the leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr, indicating that the agreement on the post was after talks between the alliance, “Sarun” and the opening.


Parliamentary Finance reveals the date of approval of the federal budget for 2019


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The Finance Committee of the parliamentary, on Sunday, the date of approval of the federal budget for 2019, and pointed out that the budget will be approved during the three months of next year, attributed to the instability of the prices of the sale of world oil and its decline suddenly and large. 
The Committee member Siham Shannon told the agency / information /, “The draft federal budget law for the year 2019 will be subject to discussion and reading and voting within the parliament during the three month of the beginning of next year,” noting that “the decline in world oil prices caused delays in the adoption of the federal budget” . 
Shannon added that “the parliamentary finance seeks in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance to reduce the price of selling barrels of oil within the budget without 50 dollars for not entering the country with a large fiscal deficit during the new budget,” indicating that “the final price will be put during the meeting of Finance Parliament and Finance Minister Fouad Hussein In the coming days. “
“The reduction of expenditures in the federal budget will include not only unimportant expenses without prejudice to expenses related to staff,” explaining that “the Finance Committee seeks to expand the grades of unemployed graduates.” 
Earlier, UBS had expected oil prices to rise to $ 85 over the next six to twelve months, boosting expectations for the Middle East. End 25 T