Minister of Trade confirms guarantees to investors in Iraq


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Minister of Commerce Mohammad Hashim al-Ani said on Monday that the investment law provides all privileges and guarantees for the investor in Iraq, pointing to the importance of strengthening Arab economic relations, stressing the need for small projects to achieve development and reduce unemployment among young people.

The ministry said in a statement received by “Trend Press” a copy of it, “Minister Al-Ani presided over today, the extraordinary meeting of the Economic and Social Council of the League of Arab States at the headquarters of the Secretariat of the Arab League in Cairo.”

The statement quoted Al-Ani as saying, “Based on the Iraqi government’s understanding of the importance of investment, it has embarked on building a complete economic pattern in which the private sector plays a pioneering role. The investment law has been legislated to provide the investor with all privileges and guarantees.”

“We call on the Arab countries to give priority to strengthening Arab economic relations in a way that will lead to increased trade exchange and stimulate investment among Arab countries,” he said. “The meeting is a qualitative start in the joint Arab economic work, because its clauses include all dimensions that will lead to the establishment of an economic structure. Social and Arab achievements and an effective start to the process of social and economic development. ”

“The importance of these projects as a tributary of development helps reduce unemployment among young people and develop economic resources,” he said.





عامٌ جديدٌ سيطل علينا، يحمل في طياتهِ آمالَ وتطلعاتِ شعبِنا الذي عانى من الإرهاب وسوءِ الإدارة والعنف،عامٌ جديد ونحن أمام حكومةٍ عراقية جديدة،يترأسها الاخ عادل عبدالمهدي صاحب برنامج للنهوض ببلدنا، ندعمه ونسانده من اجل تحقيق ما يستحقه أهلنا من عراق امن مع شعبه، وعراق امن مع جيرانه

Translated from Arabic by 

A new year that will bring to our attention the hopes and aspirations of our people, who have suffered from terrorism, mismanagement and violence, a new year and we are before a new Iraqi government, headed by brother Adel Abdul Mahdi, the owner of a programme to promote our country, to support and support it to achieve what our people deserve from a secure Iraq with its people, Iraq Security with his neighbors

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رئيس مجلس الوزراء السيد عادل عبدالمهدي يعرب عن اعتزازه بالمسيحيين وبزيارة رئيس وزراء الفاتيكان عشية اعياد الميلاد.

Translated from Arabic by 

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi expresses his pride in the Christians and the Vatican Prime Minister’s visit on Christmas Eve.



” الهجمة كانت شرسة ووحشية ضد المسيحيين ومسيحيي الشرق، وأبناء الديانات الأخرى، من قبل التكفيريين والارهابيين”، وان “مواقف أبناء شعبنا من المسيحيين كانت صلبة في مواجهة المحن وفي تمسكهم الوطني والانساني”. – رئيس الجمهورية الدكتور برهم صالح .

Translated from Arabic by 

“The attack was fierce and brutal against the Christians and Christians of the East, and the children of other religions, by takfiris and terrorists,” and that “the attitudes of our Christian people were solid in the face of adversity and in their national and human attachment.” President of the Republic Dr. Barham Saleh .

URGENT Oil prices fall to $ 50


Release date: 2018/12/24 23:53 
International oil prices plunged more than 6 percent to a one-year low on Monday as markets were hit by worries about a global economic slowdown.
US crude and benchmark crude futures hit Brent’s lowest level since 2017, making crude on the course of a 40% drop in the quarter. 
US crude futures hit their lowest level since June 22, 2017, while Brent crude hit its lowest level since August 17, 2017. 
Markets across all asset levels were under pressure as growing concerns over the US government’s shutdown. Investors turned to safe havens like gold and US debt instruments. 
US crude futures were settled at $ 42.53 a barrel, down $ 3.06, or 6.7 percent, at the session. 
Brent crude fell $ 3.35 a barrel, or 6.2 percent, to settle at $ 50.47 a barrel.
Brent fell 11 percent last week to its lowest level since September 2017, while US futures contracts hit their lowest level since July 2017, bringing the contract down to 35 percent in the quarter. 
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia agreed earlier this month to cut production by 1.2 million bpd starting in January to curb supply. 
UAE Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazroui said on Sunday that OPEC and its allies would hold an extraordinary meeting if the cuts did not stop to balance the market.

Trump: We will not support the armies of rich countries at the expense of taxpayers

Release date: 2018/12/24 20:15

US President Donald Trump announced on Monday that there were no armies of rich countries around the world.

Trump said in a new tweet on Twitter that his country would not continue to support wealthy nations around the world at the expense of taxpayers in the United States.

Trump believes that these countries are exploiting his country, and that he disagreed with his outgoing Defense Secretary James Matisse on this particular point.

Matisse resigned from office, joining a series of high-ranking officials who resigned in the Trump administration since taking office almost two years ago.

The move came a day after Trump announced the withdrawal of US troops from Syria, which Matisse opposed

Barzani offers a commitment to the components of Kurdistan

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The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, on Monday, sent a congratulatory message on the birth of Christ.

“He congratulated all Christians in Kurdistan and the whole world on the occasion of Christmas, wishing them a happy and full holiday and a feast filled with good, happiness and reconciliation for all humanity,” Barzani said.

“The birth of Christ this year comes at a time when many Christians still live displaced and have not been able to return to their homes and property,” Barzani said. “I hope that the coming holidays and events will return to their homes and the stability and tranquility of all of Iraq, the region and the world as a whole.

Barzani said that this holy day renews his defense of the ancient culture of coexistence, tolerance, peace, spirit and the humanitarian message of Christianity and other religions among all the religious and national components in Kurdistan and protect that culture as an important part and a lot of pride for the components of Kurdistan.


The House of Representatives sets the date of the first meetings in the new year

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Parliament raised its meeting to the eighth of January 2019, after the failure to complete the new government, and approve the budget of the country for next year.

According to a brief statement to the Presidency of Parliament, the Council raised its board to Tuesday for the next year 2019/1/8,  and voted the House of Representatives on the nomination of Shaima Al-Hayali, Minister of Education Education, and Nawaf Baha Musa Minister of migration and displaced, and  failed to vote on the Ministers of Defense and the Interior because of differences, Council Chairman to submit a candidate to the Minister of Justice.

Last October, the Iraqi parliament gave confidence to Abdul Mahdi’s cabinet with 14 ministers in his cabinet, before three ministers voted last week, leaving three ministries waiting to be given confidence.

Abdul Mahdi talks about tomorrow’s holiday


History of edits:: 2018/12/24 18:47 
(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi explained the reasons for disrupting the official working day of Tuesday.
“We have decided to put an end to Tuesday’s solidarity with our Christian brothers in Iraq and the world,” Abdul-Mahdi said in a statement. “We are blessed to Christians, especially to all of our people, the birth of Christ, birthdays and New Year’s Day.” 
The Council of Ministers decided to suspend the official working day of Tuesday on the occasion of the birthday of Jesus Christ