Urgent: The Al-Amiri meeting ended in Sadr

Baghdad / Al-Ikhbaria:

Informed political sources said, on Saturday, that the head of the Al-Fateh coalition, Hadi al-Amiri, with the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, had ended in the Iranian city of Qom to discuss renewing confidence in Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi.

The sources told “Al-Ikhbaria” that “the head of the Al-Fatah coalition Hadi al-Amiri met with the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr in the Iranian city of Qom to discuss renewing confidence in Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi.”

He added, “The meeting has not resolved the issue of renewing confidence for Abdel Mahdi until now.”



The National Union reveals the secrets of the Kurdish decision to leave the Americans and the problem of the electoral law



{Baghdad: Al Furat News} revealed a member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Ghiath Al-Surji, on the secrets of the Kurdish decision regarding the departure of US forces from Iraq.

Al-Surji told the {event} program broadcast on Al-Furat satellite channel tonight, that “the caretaker Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi’s tour in the Kurdistan Region included a visit by officials in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah to discuss the exit of US forces from Iraqi territory.”

Al-Surji said, “All Kurdish forces and the region’s government do not agree to the Americans leaving Iraq in this circumstance and situation.”

He added that “the Islamic Republic of Iran was a permanent incubator for Kurdistan and has credit for the region, and we are proud of our Iraq; but our circumstance does not allow the Americans to leave now.”

Al-Surji indicated that “when there is a strong and comprehensive government for all the components and when the quota and sectarianism ends, we will demand the exit of the Americans from Iraq,” adding, “There is no Iraqi sovereignty because of the violations of several countries.”

He continued, “We formed the Iraqi government in 2003, and we participated in writing the constitution, and we gathered political rival factions. The Americans are not the first and main reason for the troubles of Iraq but rather the politicians.”

The member of the National Union pointed out that “the Kurdish parties did not discuss the survival of Abdul-Mahdi in the post; but if there is an Iraqi consensus on his survival, we will support him.”

On what the Kurdish delegation holds during its recent visit to Baghdad, Al-Surji said, “The regional government agreed to hand over 250,000 barrels to the Somo Oil Company, and the delegation’s visit will be to agree on a delivery mechanism.”

Al-Surji concluded his dialogue by saying, “We have no problem with the provisions of the new election law except for the electoral districts in the governorates and not in the districts.”

Sharif Ali bin Al Hussein announces his candidacy for the premiership


Editing Date: 11/21/2020 22:08 
On Saturday, Sharif Ali bin Al Hussein announced his candidacy for the post of prime minister in Iraq, while promising to meet the demands of the demonstrators.
In a video clip broadcast to the media today, Al-Sharif said: “In line with the demands of the young demonstrators and for the sake of those who presented their blood as sacrifices to restore the homeland and their wasted dignity and what they stipulated of specific specifications and what the rational reference offered and what I affirmed of the necessity of choosing a non-dialectical figure, and to the will of many, I put my name In your hands as a candidate for prime minister. “

He added: “I have the honor to pledge to the people and youth to meet the demands they have set, and we will spare no effort to implement the demands of the demonstrators and walk the country to safety.”

Al-Sharif was the last of the remaining royal family whose members were all killed on July 14, 1958, when he was outside Al-Rehab Palace at the time.

Deputy of Saeroun: Abdel-Mahdi is the first responsible for controlling the crowd factions .. The solution begins with this step

 Politics    01/21/2020 22:37  139    Editor: amm      

Baghdad today – Baghdad

Jamal Fakher, MP of the Saeron Alliance, saw on Saturday 10/1-2020 that the Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief of the “resigned” armed forces, Adel Abdel-Mahdi, is responsible for controlling the rhythm of the factions that bear arms as part of the PMF.

Fakher said in an interview singled out (Baghdad today), “The acceleration of political blocs in conducting serious dialogues to choose the personality of the new prime minister, will preserve Iraq’s decision and sovereignty.”

He added, “Choosing the prime minister according to the criteria of strength, courage and integrity, far from political quotas, will be able to protect the country from international violations and confine arms to the state.”

He pointed out that “the country is going through an unstable situation at all levels, as a result of the international crisis that occurred on its territory,” stressing “the need for political blocs to agree on choosing an independent figure and leave differences in order to preserve the country’s sovereignty, and that Iraq is strong and away from conflict.” Hubs. ”

He pointed out that “the factions carrying weapons are affiliated with the Popular Mobilization and part of the military establishment and are instructed by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, who must take steps to secure the integrity of the state’s position,” stressing “the absence of uncontrolled and undisciplined bodies.”

And the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada Al-Sadr, called on Wednesday (08 January 2020), to close all headquarters of the popular crowd in the country, in order not to be a target for the United States, calling for the relentless pursuit to end the American presence in Iraq.

In a statement, Al-Sadr called on the Iraqi factions to be patient and patient, not to start military action and to silence the voice of militancy from some of the disciplines until all political, parliamentary and international methods are exhausted.

He added, “I recommend closing all headquarters of the PMF so that it is not a target for global arrogance, especially if our decision becomes military resistance with the occupier in the event he refuses to go out and exhaust all political methods.”


The patron of the royal movement in Iraq, Ali Bin Al Hussein, announced on Saturday 11/12020, his candidacy for the presidency of the transitional government in Iraq, while pledging to meet the demands of the demonstrators.

 Politics    01/2020 20:26  1613          

Baghdad today – Baghdad

He said in a video clip broadcast to the media: “In line with the demands of the young demonstrators and for the sake of those who presented their blood as sacrifices to restore the homeland and their wasted dignity and what they stipulated of specific specifications and what the rational reference put forward and what I affirmed of the necessity of choosing a non-dialectical person, and to the desire of many, I put my name in your hands as a candidate For prime minister. ”

He added: “I have the honor to pledge to the people and youth to meet the demands they have set, and we will spare no effort to implement the demands of the demonstrators and walk the country to safety.”

In the latest developments in the political scene and the issue of choosing a new prime minister to run a transitional government that paves the way for early elections, Hanin Qadwan, the deputy of the Construction Alliance, affirmed the political movement to choose the personality of the alternative prime minister is still continuing and has not stopped, suggesting the possibility of reaching new names in the coming days.

Qaddo said in an interview with him (Baghdad today), today, Saturday, that “the American attacks on Iraqi lands united the Shiite political forces in particular, and made the choice of the prime minister more smooth.”

He added that “the dialogue and communication between the political forces is still going on in order to choose a prime minister to replace the resigned Adel Abdul Mahdi,” noting that “the coming days may witness the introduction of new names agreed upon and enjoy the acceptability of the street.”

He pointed out that “the political struggle is not far from the arenas of protest and everyone knows this, by dropping some names popularly and talking about their rejection by the demonstrators, which is something that is feared to be repeated.”

On Friday, the supreme authority, al-Sistani, stated in his statement read by the representative of the authority Ahmad al-Safi in Karbala that the political map that was discussed in more than one Friday sermon represents the correct way to end the crisis the country is going through.

He added, “In times of adversity and adversity, the need for cooperation and solidarity is urgent, and this can only be achieved with the willingness of all parties to give up even a part of their own interests and the preponderance of public interests over them.”

He pointed out that “dealing in a prevailing manner by the different parties, each of which possesses an aspect of power, influence and capabilities, and trying each of them to impose their vision on the rest of them will lead to the persistence of the crisis and its difficulty in resolving the solution, and therefore everyone may come out of it losers, and the greatest loss will be the share of the country and the general public Those who have no income in the current internal and external conflicts and whose matter does not concern them to the extent that they are concerned with the security and stability of their country, the preservation of its independence and sovereignty, and the provision of a free and dignified life for them and their children.

The Sistani authority considered that “what took place in the last days of serious attacks and repeated violations of Iraqi sovereignty with apparent weakness of the authorities concerned in protecting the country and its people from these attacks and violations is part of the repercussions of the current crisis,” indicating that “what is required of everyone to think carefully about what can The situation will lead to it if it is not ended because of the insistence on some positions and refusing to budge on it. ”

And he added, “This is expected to exacerbate problems in its various aspects of security, political, economic and social, and to allow others to have more interference in the affairs of the country and seize the opportunity to achieve their ambitions in it.”

The reference statement pointed out that “everyone’s sense of national responsibility and translating this feeling into influential situations in developing a solution to the current crisis by responding to the requirements of reform in accordance with the map that has been talked about again constitutes the right way out of this crisis if I want to end it with an acceptable result, after all the great sacrifices made by the sons of this The country on various fronts and arenas. ”

On Sunday (1 December 2019), the House of Representatives approved the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi from his post, which he submitted after the Supreme Religious Authority called on Parliament to reconsider its confidence in the government, against the backdrop of the killing of dozens of demonstrators and the injury of hundreds during the past few days In Najaf and Dhi Qar.


Iraqi PM quietly working to keep US troops in country



Iraq’s caretaker prime minister privately does not want US troops to withdraw, several American and Iraqi sources familiar with the situation told Al-Monitor.

Iraq’s caretaker prime minister privately does not want US troops to withdraw, several sources familiar with the situation told Al-Monitor, though Adel Abdul Mahdi publicly backed a recent parliamentary vote that urged the Donald Trump administration to exit the war-torn country.

Despite calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to send an American delegation to Iraq to negotiate the withdrawal of US troops in a readout of a Friday call, Abdul Mahdi is trying to find a way to keep an American presence in the country while attempting to placate Iran-backed militia leaders who want to force 5,200 US troops out, a source familiar with the situation on the ground said.

Abdul Mahdi is attempting to “save face,” a former senior administration official told Al-Monitor. “He doesn’t want us to leave.” By demanding a US exit, the former official said, Abdul Mahdi is using “[the] only leverage he has.”

In a heated response to Abdul Mahdi’s statement on Friday, the State Department rejected the caretaker leader’s request for a plan for US troops to exit. “Any delegation sent to Iraq would be dedicated to discussing how to best recommit to our strategic partnership — not to discuss troop withdrawal,” spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.


Read more: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/iraq-pm-abdul-mahdi-keep-us-troops.html#ixzz6AkGSHcXu

Al-Abadi Coalition: A major political and popular refusal to renew confidence for Abd al-Mahdi … this is a dream!



Saturday 11 January 2020 | 08:09 pm

Baghdad / .. Al-Nasr coalition led by Haider al-Abadi confirmed today, Saturday, the existence of a great political and popular rejection to renew confidence for the resigned Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, while there are political blocs dreaming about this.

A coalition spokesman, Ayat Muzaffar Nuri, told “Eye of Iraq News” that “there are political forces dreaming about the return of renewed confidence to the resigned Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, because this matter is impossible to achieve, as there is a great political and popular rejection of this step, and it will not take place whatever some parties attempt that”.

Nuri indicated that “Abdul-Mahdi has proven his failure to run the state, and the situation in Iraq was less tense, but we are now living in a very tense situation and a major international crisis, and Abdul-Mahdi is unable to cross the country to safety, but to stay longer, will increase crises, And the matter may go beyond the limitless consequences. “


Risks facing Iraq in the event of sanctions and debt amounting to 70 billion dollars

Baghdad / Obelisk: Parliamentary Finance Committee revealed, on Saturday, 11, January, 2020, the potential risks in the event of sanctions against Iraq by the United States of America.

Committee member Magda Al-Tamimi said in a statement received to the “obelisk”, that “a meeting was held in the presence of the governor of the Central Bank and the head of the Financial Supervision Bureau and the undersecretary of the finance minister, as well as the deputy director of the Iraqi Trade Bank (TBi), during which he made a presentation on the government side on possible risks In the event that sanctions are imposed on Iraq by the United States of America. ”

She added, “The risks are the possibility to stop supplying Iraq with the dollar, which is an easy measure to take by the United States, because the countries have full sovereignty over their currency, and this would negatively affect the rise in the price of the dollar against the dinar, and here Iraq has no choice but to go to deal in currencies.” Other than what will need for a while is not short, for example, the shift to dealing in the euro currency, which means entering into negotiations that are not easy with European banks such as France and Germany …. etc. ”

She pointed out that “most international banks have difficult conditions and restrictions for dealing with Iraq as an unstable country and have many problems and will be dealt with great caution, in addition to the transition to other currencies requires changing the commercial behavior of the country, and the question that arises is whether the country in question has the ability to Providing Iraq with the amount of currency it will need in cash, as these countries may not have this ability to pump large amounts of cash.

She pointed out that “the United States of America may go to deny certain parties in Iraq from carrying out their activities or may issue a ban on dealing with them by most international companies because of their impact on these companies (directly or indirectly) governed by the interests of those companies, for example. A ban on dealing with certain companies specialized in the marketing of Iraqi oil.

And she continued, “The other danger is the inclusion of certain entities in the ban. These entities may be (people, companies or banks) as the American Treasury provides a list of specific names to prohibit dealing with them in dollars or it may freeze their assets. Here we refer to the committee formed in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers Including the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, the ban books are sent to them, and then measures must be taken against them and their names circulated. In the event that these measures are not taken, it will negatively affect the level of the international classification for Iraq by the International Financial Action Task Force FATF, as this organization is concerned with auditing the classifications. The private E in countries according to periodic periods. ”

And I indicated, “Another possibility is to submit requests by the creditor parties to press for an early payment of their debts (countries or individuals) immediately and here we point out that Iraq owes (28) billion dollars in foreign debt other than the odious debts (the debts of the Gulf states) amounting to ( 41) billion dollars and according to the United Nations Convention on the Immunities of States and Their Property from Jurisdiction in 2004, Article 21 Paragraph (c) thereof, the immunity of the central bank reserve (currency cover) has been achieved. ”

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