In the absence of the Sadrists … the Iraqi presidency holds a meeting to choose a prime minister

Barham Saleh


of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers

presidency of the Republic

09/12/2019 06:07:42

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Shafaq News / The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, held today, Monday, a meeting with the leaders of the political blocs, to discuss the nomination of the new Prime Minister, according to the constitutional period.

A source familiar with Shafak News informed, that the meeting is taking place in the presence of all major parties in the country, except for the Sadrist movement.

The caretaker head, Adel Abdel-Mahdi, earlier called on the House of Representatives and political forces to form the new government with full powers and the desire that the government not run for the duration of daily affairs.

Iraqi Realities: Retirement laws, cancellation of privileges of officials, and amendment of provincial elections come into effect

Baghdad / news

 Laws to amend the Unified Retirement Law, revoke the privileges of state officials and amend the Governorate and District Council Elections Law, have come into effect.

And the Iraqi Fact Sheet of the Ministry of Justice announced the issuance of a new issue of the Official Gazette of the Republic of Iraq (4561), as it included a number of laws of the reform package launched by the government.

The Ministry’s official spokesman, Thaer Al-Jubouri, said in a statement that the Al Furat News Agency received a copy of it, “The number included Law No. (26) of 2019 {the first amendment of the Unified Retirement Law No. (9) of 2014, and Law No. (27) of 2019 the second amendment Provincial and District Council Elections Law No. {12} of 2018.

Al-Jubouri added, “The number also included Law No. (28) of 2019 {canceling the financial concessions of officials in the state, in addition to Law No. (29) of 2019 Law of the Iraqi National Olympic Committee, and Statement No. (101) of 2019 issued by the Supreme Judicial Council “.

Iraq denies entering the American forces through the western outlets

Baghdad / Obelisk: The Border Ports Authority denied on Monday that any American forces had entered Iraq.

“The reports that indicated that American forces entered Iraq through our western ports, Trebil-Al-Waleed – Al-Qaim, are unfounded,” said Al-Din Al-Qaisi, director of relations with the authority.

Al-Qaisi added, “All the outlets operate normally,” calling on “some satellite and media channels to be careful in publishing through the sites to avoid misleading the public opinion.”

Integrity announces the outcome of arrest warrants against officials, including 9 ministers and 12 deputies

Baghdad / Obelisk: The Integrity Commission disclosed, on Monday, its entire procedures in arrest and recruitment orders issued during the month of last November against ministers and those of their rank and with special degrees, indicating that orders were issued against “226” accused of them.

A statement issued by the organization said to the obelisk, that the investigations department in the organization referred to issuing orders to bring in “9” ministers and their ranks, including current and five former ministers, in addition to two previous ministers, explaining that the orders also included “12” members of the House of Representatives, including (10) are members of the current session, as well as a current deputy minister, (3) former agents, and (2) two previous ones.

She drew attention to the issuance of arrest and recruitment orders against an existing governor and “11” former governors, “118” are currently a member of the Governorate Council, “26” are former members and “11” are former members, explaining the inclusion of “32” general directors of these orders, including them. ” 19 “Currently Director General in the Ministries of Oil, Electricity, Education, Health, and Industry and the Sunni Endowment Bureau,” 11 “Former Director in the Council of Ministers, the Baghdad Municipality, the Ministries of Higher Education, Scientific Research, Health, Municipalities, Public Works, Transport, and Industry, in addition to two former general managers in the Ministries of Health and Transport.

The department confirmed that the total number of arrest and recruitment orders issued against the defendants amounted to “256” orders, including “221” recruitment orders and “35” arrest warrants, indicating that “51” orders were executed, while “68” defendants were referred to another investigation court and the trial court or To other investigative agencies.

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Urgent Abdul-Mahdi issues a statement commemorating the victory over ISIS, and it will delay tomorrow’s work

Editing Date: 9/12/2019 10:20

{Baghdad: Al Furat News} The resigned Prime Minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, issued a statement on the anniversary of the victory over the ISIS terrorist gangs, which falls tomorrow, Tuesday, December 10.

“On the occasion of the anniversary of the victory day over the terrorist gang of ISIS and the liberation of Mosul and all Iraqi soil, we extend our sincere congratulations and blessings to all of our dear Iraqi people, and we invite to recall the heroics and sacrifices of the brave and spare fighters of our armed forces in all their forms and formations of the army, police, popular crowd and peshmerga,” he said in the statement. Those who defeated the enemy and liberated the land and endowed one hand with our people, with his youth and his youth, when the masses fulfilled the fatwa of the sufficiency jihad announced by the supreme religious authority and the Iraqis scored a great victory for their homeland and for humanity. ”

He added, “A salute to the martyrs and wounded who made the victory and their generous families, and to the heroic fighters from the armed forces and the security services who are still confronting the remnants of ISIS and defending their country and their people and their peaceful protesters and making dear sacrifices again, and they have from us and our people all thanks, respect and appreciation.”

Abdel-Mahdi continued, “On this occasion, as we did last year, it was decided to suspend official working hours tomorrow, Tuesday, in celebration of Victory Day.”

Urgent: 500 American military vehicles arrive in Ain Al-Assad from Jordan

Editing Date: 9/12/2019 12:19

International: Al Furat News: Today, Monday, 500 American military vehicles have arrived at Ain Al-Assad base in Al-Baghdadi district, in Heet district, in Anbar province.

Reports indicate that the huge military convoy was coming from Jordan. It ended