Joint Operations Command: only 5 days to announce the results of a higher committee on the demonstrations


The Joint Operations Command made the following statement:

Under the guidance and supervision of the Prime Minister, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, the formation of a higher committee headed by the Minister of Planning and the membership of ministers (Justice, Health, Interior, Defense) and Deputy Commander of Joint Operations )) to

fully investigate the incidents that occurred during the demonstrations and led to the martyrdom and wounding a large number of demonstrators and members of the security forces and abuses that took place on public and private property and the storming of the headquarters of the media channels and the parties and the statement of the parties or persons involved care of the Events and take legal action against them that the Committee completes its work within (5) days.


US, China reach partial agreement to ease trade war



Baghdad / News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior US and Chinese negotiators reached a “partial agreement” on Friday that will help find a truce in the trade war and lay the foundations for a broader deal that US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi could sign, Bloomberg news agency reported, citing informed sources. Jin Ping later this year.

The White House did not confirm the report, which pushed US stock indices higher.

Asked if investors were right in their optimism, US Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin told reporters: “The stock market is always right,” noting that Trump will be briefed on the results of the latest round of trade talks before meeting later on Friday with the deputy prime minister. Liu He, who led his country’s delegation to the talks.

“China has extended an official invitation to Manuchein and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and their teams for another round of trade talks in China, ahead of next month’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit,” a CNN reporter said.

Pentagon announces the deployment of a large number of US troops in Saudi Arabia

Date: 2019/10/11 20:16 • 19 times read

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Friday confirmed plans to send a large number of troops to Saudi Arabia in the wake of the September 14 attack on Saudi oil facilities.

The Pentagon said that an additional 3,000 US troops will be deployed in Saudi Arabia, noting that the troops to be deployed, including air defense and combat groups, according to Reuters.

Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said Defense Secretary Mark Esper approved the deployment of the additional troops, which include two fighter squadrons, two Patriot batteries and a THAD defense system.

“Minister Esber informed the Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman this morning of the deployment of additional troops to strengthen Saudi defense,” the statement said.

The move comes to counter Iranian threats to Gulf security, as evidence has shown that Tehran is behind the Aramco attacks at Abqaiq and Khurais.

The Houthis in Yemen, loyal to Iran, claimed responsibility for the attack, but Saudi Arabia offered evidence that Iran was involved in the attack, which was also confirmed by the United States.

In this regard, the Pentagon said that the United States “does not seek conflict with the Iranian regime, but we reserve the right to respond to any threats.”

The arrival of large numbers of visitors to Diwaniyah and security services are mobilizing their capabilities

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The first deputy governor of Diwaniya Hussein al-Moussawi, announced the rise in the number of visitors entering the province heading to the city of Karbala to participate in the visit of the sponsors, while announcing the mobilization of security sectors of the police, the army and the crowd to provide them with the necessary protection.

Al-Moussawi told al-Marbad that the police and their various formations, in addition to intelligence mobilized their efforts, as well as the presence of work and coordination between the provincial police command and the Hashd and the operations of the middle Euphrates to provide security protection for visitors.

He added that the police command has divided the province into several security axes under the supervision of officers as part of a plan prepared for the 40th visit.

Deputy: Parliament monitors the government and will hold it accountable if reform packages are not implemented

 Politics    2019/10/11 18:12  105    Editor: am, mst      

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Raad al-Dahlaki, a member of the Alliance for Reform and Reconstruction, said on Friday that the House of Representatives has pledged to monitor the government in the application of reform packages and decisions issued, and will be held accountable in the event of repudiation.

Raad al-Dahlaki, in an interview with (Baghdad today), that “the House of Representatives worked hard to issue a package of reforms, which committed the government in its implementation and implementation.”

Dahlaki added, “The Presidency of the parliament also promised the demonstrators that they will follow up the implementation of the reform packages issued by the House of Representatives, as well as issued by the government.”

He continued, “The House of Representatives will work to hold any institution or government agency, and even the Prime Minister, in the case of obstructing the application of reform packages.”

Abdul-Mahdi announced a set of decisions during the emergency session of the government, which chaired last Saturday, and took a package of decisions in response to the demands of the demonstrators, most notably open the door to apply for residential land for low-income people and complete the distribution of housing plots for beneficiaries.

The decisions of the special session also included strengthening the housing fund balance to increase borrowers and exempt them from interest, in addition to granting 150 thousand people who do not have the ability to work monthly grants and the establishment of modern marketing complexes or so-called kiosks in Baghdad and other provinces, to provide employment opportunities for young people.

The capital Baghdad, along with other provinces, witnessed in the first week of October this year, popular demonstrations against the deterioration of services and the spread of unemployment and corruption, including violence that led to the deaths of more than 100 demonstrators and a security element and the injury of thousands, while the three presidencies launched initiatives and promises to respond To the demands of the demonstrators.

Some areas of the capital are still witnessing intensive security, especially in the roads and vital intersections, which were cut during the demonstrations, while the authorities reopened the Green Zone in central Baghdad, and the Internet service was partially restored.

Iraqi government announces the restoration of Internet service around the clock

2019/10/11 10:41:26

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The Ministry of Communications announced on Friday the restoration of the Internet service around the clock after experiencing semi-continuous cuts, especially worsening protests in the capital Baghdad and a number of provinces last week.

The ministry said in a brief statement today that it has received official approvals on the return of Internet service as of this day and the return of service around the clock.

Activists and users in the provinces, which witnessed demonstrations and other social networking sites continue to block despite the return of Internet service.

The Iraqi government has banned the Internet over the past few days in Baghdad and the central and southern provinces against the backdrop of bloody protests that killed dozens of demonstrators and wounded thousands.

Trump: US-China trade talks are going well

11-10-2019 06:18 PM

Baghdad / News

US President Donald Trump said Friday that trade talks between the United States and China were “going well” as the second day of high-level negotiations aimed at easing tensions between the world’s two largest economies began.

“I’m going to meet with the (Chinese) deputy prime minister today, everyone is looking forward to seeing something important happen!” Trump wrote in a Twitter post.

Earlier on Friday; US and Chinese trade officials resumed their negotiations with growing optimism that the parties reached an interim agreement and stop the devastating trade war between them.

The US stock market rebounded when it opened with investors betting on a partial deal under which US President Donald Trump will postpone billions of dollars in tariffs on Chinese goods next week.

On Thursday, Trump told reporters that the talks had been “going well” so far.

Media reports this week spoke of a partial agreement and not addressing Trump’s basic complaints about China’s trade practices to the satisfaction of both sides.

China will continue to increase purchases of US farm exports and pledge not to manipulate the currency, while Washington suspends increasing tariffs, Bloomberg said.

China has so far rejected Trump’s demands for major changes in the way Beijing runs its economy, which some analysts say could undermine the Communist Party politically.

In the meantime, the Trump administration continued to study ways to exert more pressure on Beijing as well as impose duties on Chinese imports.

This week, Larry Kudlow, a senior White House economist, said it could include tighter laws governing Chinese companies operating in the United States.

Political talks next week to complete the ministerial amendments and demands to reveal the street


2019-10-11 | 10:19


A political source revealed that next week will witness the holding of political talks to complete the reshuffle of the ministers, while noting the existence of demands to reveal the street.

“The government of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi has made new progress after obtaining the education portfolio, which remained vacant throughout his government,” the source said.


He added that “next week will be a period and an opportunity to discuss with the political blocs comfortably in order to complete the rest of the ministerial amendments in the government,” stressing the need to “reveal the street blocks blocking the work of the government.”

The Council of Representatives voted on Thursday, to choose Suha Khalil for the Ministry of Education and Jaafar Allawi for the Ministry of Health.

The start of the march of the people of Rumaitha to perform the 40th visit

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The unified march of the people of the district towards the holy city of Karbala to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH) began Friday from the Rumaitha district north of Muthanna.

The Husseinia processions official in the judiciary, Nasser Hussein, told Al-Marbad that this march started in the fifties of the last century and is attended by the processions of Rumaitha, which includes a large number of residents of the judiciary and the surrounding tribal areas, noting that the march will be accompanied by a convoy of logistical and service support as well as security patrols to provide protection.

Babylon begins the implementation of the security plan for the forty visit

Baghdad / Al-Ghad Press:

Babel Police Command announced on Friday to start implementing the plan for the visit of the 40th Imam Hussein (AS) since Monday, with the participation of all the security system.

“The security plan for the 40th visit of Imam Hussein entered into force and was implemented on the ground with the participation of all kinds of security forces, intelligence and information services and support in the province,” Babil police chief Maj. .

The police chief added that “these forces have been distributed to multiple axes in the districts and districts of the visitors and all the appropriate conditions have been created to show the decrees in the best way.” The responsibility of each sector or axis of an officer at the senior level will depend more on the intelligence aspect. ”

 He stressed, “the existence of cooperation and coordination with the owners of the processions Husseinieh scattered throughout the province, which provides all services free of charge of food, housing and medicine.”

 Al-Zughaibi said that “there is great cooperation and solidarity between the various security classes and the people of the province in order to provide a safe atmosphere to cut off the ways for terrorist groups that may try to disturb the security experienced by Babylon,” noting that “those security measures will continue until after the completion of a visit 40 until the return of visitors to their homes. ”

The police chief called on the visitors not to use small wheels and replace them with big bus wheels while heading to the holy city of Karbala to contribute to the smooth flow of traffic and to avoid creating traffic jams that accompany the visit million.

It is noteworthy that the police headquarters of Babylon held a security conference attended by various security agencies operating in the province and the relevant authorities to discuss the details of the implementation of the plan forty.