Katyusha rocket hits central Baghdad



A security source said at dawn Friday, the fall of a Katyusha rocket near the headquarters of a member of the current wisdom in the Karrada district of central Baghdad.

The source told “news”, that “was heard Doi Afgar in the Karrada district, 911 911 Street 26 Dar 33 dawn this day and was immediately heading to the scene of the incident.”

“It turned out that the explosion was the result of the fall of a Katyusha rocket, according to preliminary information,” noting that “the house was the headquarters of the ruling movement.”

“The explosion caused only material damage and no human damage,” he said.



The choice of Halabousi as head of the coalition of Iraqi forces




A source close to the coalition of Iraqi forces, on Thursday, chose the alliance Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammed Halbusi as its president.

The source told “news” that “the coalition of Iraqi forces chose the Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammed Halbusi as the head of the coalition.”

He added that “the deputy was elected Falah al-Zaidan as head of the parliamentary bloc and the choice of Raad al-Dahlaki as his administrative deputy and Mohammed Karbouli political deputy.”

“Zaytoun al-Tamimi was elected as the bloc’s leader and Jumili’s unit was speaking on behalf of the bloc and Gidaa Kempash was a spokeswoman for the bloc.”


Minister of Commerce discusses in Washington the importance of developing bilateral relations and importing American wheat

Economy | 02:21 – 14/06/2019

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – 
Trade Minister Mohammad Hashim al-Ani discussed Thursday with his US counterpart Wilbur Rooz and US deputies the importance of developing bilateral relations in the field of wheat imports from US origin. 
“The Minister of Commerce held a meeting with the US Commerce Minister Wilbur Roose at the headquarters of the US Commerce Department on Thursday and discussed bilateral relations in the field of importing wheat from American origin,” a statement from the Ministry of Commerce said. “And expressed his thanks for the support provided by the United States to the Iraqi people through processing contracts wheat and rice American. 
According to the statement, the two sides agreed on the need to continue bilateral relations because of their effective role in securing the food basket for the Iraqi people
Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammed Hashim met on Thursday with American Senator Ralph Abraham in the US capital. The Senator expressed his thanks to the Ministry of Commerce for purchasing wheat and rice contracts from the American side. The two sides agreed on the need to strengthen relations between the two countries through the supply of wheat contracts US because of the advantages enjoyed by the fit of the Iraqi public taste 
has touched the Minister of Commerce to support to the Iraqi side by CLDP program to the Iraqi side expressed its readiness to cooperate in this area 
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Keywords: Iraqi banking sector in a state of continuous development


Economy News _ Baghdad

The governor of the Central Bank of Iraq on Thursday, the relationship between the citizen and the banking sector is good because the citizen gets banking services smoothly.
Al-Aalak said during a meeting that included the heads of the boards of directors of banks operating in the Kurdistan region and in the presence of the President of the Association of Iraqi Private Banks Wadih al-Hantal, that the banking sector is witnessing a development in its services to the public and that the Central Bank has worked to strengthen them through its departments that communicate continuously with banks and monitor their performance For the purpose of development.
For his part, the President of the Association of Iraqi Private Banks Wadih al-Hanalal, the heads of the boards of directors of banks operating in the Kurdistan region active participation in the meetings of the Central Bank monthly to achieve the full goals in terms of implementation of programs led by the Central Bank as well as resolving intersections in the procedures between the region and the center.
The participants expressed their readiness to continue communication towards achieving these important goals in the coming stage and to thank the Association’s team in the region for holding workshops and seminars continuously within the region.


Urgent: Pompeo: Iran is the one who committed the attack against the oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman

2019/06/13 13:17:01

US Secretary of State Mike Boumerou said Iran had threatened maritime shipping for 40 years.

“Washington believes that Iran is responsible for the attacks in the Sea of Oman,” he told a news conference.

“We will defend our interests and our allies and international trade from the danger of Iran,”

he said, adding that Iran was working to disrupt the movement of oil through the Strait of Hormuz, and that it insulted the Japanese prime minister after striking one of his country’s ships during his visit.


URGENT Two explosions in Baghdad



explosion in Baghdad

2019/06/13 14:59:06

Shafaq News / The security media cell announced the occurrence of two bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.

“A terrorist act was carried out by a roadside bomb in Wathba Square and another explosive device was also detonated in the Shula area of Baghdad,” the cell said in a brief statement.


Mr. Ammar al-Hakim launches in the Hague 10 important points to preserve the human heritage (expanded)


Editorial date: 2019/6/13 19:05
{Baghdad: Al Furat News} The President of the Alliance for Reform and Reconstruction Mr. Ammar al-Hakim (10) points a guide to the work to preserve the human heritage.
“Cultural heritage plays an important and important role in the life of the people in general and their history in particular,” said Ammar al-Hakim in a speech at the World Forum for Culture of Peace, organized by the Babtain Foundation in the Hague, the Netherlands. “It is a form of national identity that brings together people under Above all, its common humanity. ” 
He added: “Cultural heritage among peoples is a form of communication between the past and present of these peoples. It is a reflection of their historical and civilization path. Therefore, the task of preserving it means preserving this identity and remembering the past and calling it a historical document on which the present is based. , As how the present to grow without the continuity with the past, not by crying and glorification, but from and based on it.
Mr. Ammar al-Hakim said: “The cultural heritage of humanity, ie, monuments, museums, buildings, historical monuments, and non-traditional traditions, traditional crafts and folkloric and cultural festivals, is of great importance. It is a universal language and a message of peace. , And other things that can be described and called “human cultural heritage”. 
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“There is no proof that the destruction of the Buddha statues in Afghanistan by the Taliban has wiped out a common human page and journey that represents not only Buddhists or Buddhists, but an area of ​​the whole world as a humanist participant above all. The bombings of more than 100-150 sites of the effects of Mosul al-Hadba in Iraq and wiped out by the supporter of the terrorist, except for how long the Iraqi museums of looting and robbery after the entry of US forces to Baghdad in 2003. ” 
He added that “the drying of the marshes of southern Iraq under the pretext of harboring the opposition in the nineties of the last century, the bombing of the shrine of Prophet Yusuf Yunis in Mosul, the shrine of the two military imams in Samarra, and the killing of worshipers in the Church of Our Lady of Deliverance in Baghdad and dozens of suicide bombings targeted mosques, The rituals of Husseiniya in Karbala and various Iraqi provinces. “
“These are examples, for example, but not limited to, and many more that can not be restricted, and this calls on us to work together to preserve this cultural heritage, but this can only be achieved through serious steps to preserve, not only important, but As part of our human identity above all. ” 
Mr. Ammar al-Hakim said, “We can summarize the steps that we hope will serve as a guide for the preservation of human heritage, as follows: 
First: work to reduce the impact of conflict and war with a significant impact on the destruction of cultural and human heritage, For the serious desire to promote a culture of peace 
Second: the systematic work to preserve the cultural heritage of humanity as a universal language and the face of the dialogue of civilizations, through which can bridge the relationship between peoples and their cultural heritage.
3. Emphasis on cultural heritage as a facet of national identity, a link no less than other links such as language, religion or belief, and others, representing the national identity of peoples. 
Fourth: To strive for activating the role that cultural heritage can play in the peace industry and the convergence of peoples, such as the establishment of folkloric festivals, oral and other cultural patterns, and all that can bring peace and peace to the peoples of the earth. 
Fifth: To include and formulate national awareness and indicators in the school curricula to preserve the cultural heritage and promote a culture of peace. We can not achieve the points mentioned above without educational, intellectual and educational ground to be created by the generations. This can only be done through the appropriate educational curricula, Intellectually and educationally.
Sixthly: contain the cultural heritage of peoples, accept the other, and reject exclusion and inferior view of the history of these peoples or civilizations and heritage, no matter how this heritage, whatever we disagree with or agreed, should not be underestimated, being a picture of its identity and face of the representations of its heritage. 
Seventh: Empowerment of young people to consolidate the state of cultural heritage and its preservation and awareness, and to confront the poverty of knowledge of the importance of human heritage, and make it a means of rapprochement between peoples, and use this to bring the views of each other, through the use of information systems and social networking sites for news on the importance of this Heritage and how to preserve it and spread the culture of peace. 
Ninth: It is very important to work on collecting the participants from the cultural heritage of humanity.
We mean similarities such as festivals, walks, festivals and other common cultural heritage, making it a universal occasion for celebration and celebration, which contributes to the real rapprochement among the peoples of the world. 
Tenth: We look forward to the cooperation of international and local organizations to establish an institution concerned with the Iraqi national cultural heritage as part of the human history supervisor, and this institution not only creates hope for the Iraqi heritage sector but also acts as a cultural bridge between Iraq and its neighbors and its regional environment and the international community and facilitates the support of Iraqi universities and researchers Architectural images derived from Iraqi archeological and heritage sites around the world and provide missions and fellowships related to the protection of the Iraqi heritage.
“We urgently need to preserve the cultural and humanitarian heritage in general and the Iraqi in particular through systems that believe in it and work on it, and adopt the call not to harm it, not because it represents the identity of a particular people – but also because it is a human I am here in a city where UNESCO adopted in 1954 the Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property during the War and its Protocols I and II, which recommended that all international and national measures be taken to protect the cultural sites and cultural property of States as a cultural heritage. 
“We are not only providing protection for heritage, but we must sincerely strive to renounce all forms of piracy, trafficking and illegal ways of acquiring all or part of the cultural and cultural heritage of any people or nation,” he said.
However, Mr. Ammar al-Hakim said, “While we are content with so many steps, we must remember that none of these points can be realized unless there is a sincere and serious desire to work towards them and to make them a working guide and a map that will make them a tangible reality for the preservation of heritage. Cultural identity as a form of human partnership above all else, a message of peace and a common universal language. ” 
He concluded that The culture of peace is not limited to a particular religion, belief or ideology, but is a human rank. Some or many may die without realizing that level. Let us work for everyone to reach it by preserving our common cultural heritage as a message of peace. “

Abadi discusses with the American ambassador the situation in the region

 Policy    2019/06/13 18:25  66    Editor: bh     

Baghdad today _ Baghdad

President of the coalition of victory Haider Abadi, on Thursday, with the new US ambassador to Baghdad, Matthew Taylor, the political situation in Iraq and the region.

“I have received the new US ambassador to Baghdad, Matthew Taylor, and I have congratulated him on the occasion of assuming his duties,” Abadi said in a statement. He wished him “success in his work and contribute to coordinate positions and enhance cooperation between the two countries.”

The two sides discussed the overall political and public situation in the country and the region.


Legal: Abdul Mahdi will face dismissal if he fails to complete the cabinet cabins this month



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The legal expert Ali al-Tamimi said on Thursday that Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi will face dismissal and replacement if he fails to complete the cabinet cab at the end of this month, while Abdul-Mahdi failed and exceeded the constitutional terms to complete his cabinet.

“The President of the Republic, Barham Saleh, has the right to replace Abdul Mahdi and his dismissal because he failed to complete the ministerial cabin for more than eight months, ” Tamimi said in a statement to Al-Maaloumah. “Article 76 of the Iraqi constitution stipulates that the elected prime minister is obliged To provide the cabinet cabin within a maximum of thirty days, while Article 77 of the Constitution to allow the President of the Republic to replace the Prime Minister someone else if he failed to complete his cabinet during the constitutional period.

He added that “the survival of four ministries within the current government is incomplete for more than eight months is a government failure and a constitutional violation,” noting that “President Barham Saleh is obliged to replace Abdul Mahdi, if someone fails to pass the remaining ministries during this month.”

And that “the country will enter a new legal problem on the issue of replacement that Abdul Mahdi did not come from a larger bloc, but got the post of prime minister through political consensus between the blocks, as well as the lack of the House of Representatives for the largest bloc so far.”

The parliamentary government monitoring committee indicated earlier that the work of most of the ministers of the current government is unconvincing for the House of Representatives and their ministerial role has not been seriously activated, stressing that the House of Representatives will host a number of ministers during the second legislative term to give them a final deadline before going about Removal. End 25 T

قانوني: عبد المهدي سيواجه الإقالة إذا فشل بإكمال الكابينة الوزارية الشهر الحالي

Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Minister of Finance presides over the seventh meeting to prepare the strategy of the state budget for the year 2020_2022


Wednesday 12 June 2019

The Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Minister of Finance, Mr. Fuad Hussein, held an expanded meeting of the Special Committee on the Preparation of the State Budget Strategy 2020-2022 at the Ministry’s headquarters. 

During the meeting, which was attended by a number of members of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives and a number of members of the advisers and the Undersecretary of Finance discussed the visions and future plans of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, including the entry of Iraqi universities international classifications as a goal and indicator of the quality of higher education and encourage investment in the expansion Governmental colleges, raising their academic and academic levels, encouraging the establishment of international universities with international standards and quality, establishing partnerships with international universities, seeking to support universities with scientific competencies, Gat labor market and the other was addressed to the future goals of the strategy of the Ministry of Education included the preparation of integrated educational plans and follow-up implementation and the opening of kindergartens and schools at different stages and kinds and the preparation of school curricula at all levels and the provision of school buildings and constructed and maintain and document the educational and cultural relations with 

The meeting was also attended by Directors General of the Ministry of Finance and other ministries and governorates