The President of the Kurdistan government meets via the Internet with the regional delegation to negotiate with Baghdad

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Today, Monday, the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, met with the Kurdistan Regional Government’s negotiating delegation with Baghdad.

During the meeting, Barzani praised the efforts made by the negotiating delegation of the region in its talks with the federal government and defending the financial dues of the citizens of Kurdistan, especially the issue of salaries.

The meeting also stressed that the region’s delegation is the official negotiating party to resolve disputes with the federal government, and that the Kurdistan government will not compromise in any way on the constitutional rights and financial entitlements of the Kurdish people.

He continued, that the negotiating delegation has made every effort to reach an agreement with the federal government, indicating that the delegation of the region is ready to visit Baghdad whenever it is found necessary.

Expectations For Brent Crude To Reach $ 53 A Barrel

Last updated Nov 23, 2020

The Independent / – Barclays Bank expects the average price of Brent crude to reach $ 53 a barrel, and US crude at $ 50 a barrel.

The bank confirmed in a note to its customers today, Monday, that the potential launch of highly efficient vaccines in the short term may represent a turning point for demand, as it may lead to a more sustainable economic recovery … according to Reuters.

The bank expects OPEC and its allies to delay raising production targets by three months, when the group meets later in November.

The oil market suffers from a lack of demand, with the increase in global closures due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

During today’s trading, futures contracts for “Brent” crude for January delivery rose by 0.6% to $ 45.21 a barrel, and US “Nymex” crude for January delivery rose 0.4%, recording $ 42.59 a barrel.

Netanyahu Secretly Visited Saudi Arabia .. Is The Land Of The Two Holy Mosques Approaching The Train Of Normalization?

On November 23, 2020

The Independent / – An Israeli channel revealed that the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu secretly visited Saudi Arabia, on Sunday, as was confirmed by the Israeli Army Radio.

The Occupied Army Radio indicated that Netanyahu met the Saudi Crown Prince, Prince Muhammad bin Salman, and the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, during this visit.

A plane that made a special flight between Tel Aviv and the Saudi city of Neom on the Red Sea coast was spotted, including the editor of the Israeli newspaper “Haaretz

The Stability Of The Iraq Stock Exchange Indices At The Conclusion Of Trading

Last updated Nov 23, 2020

The Independent / Amal Nabil / The Iraqi Stock Exchange indices stabilized in the Green Zone at the end of Monday’s session.

The general index 60 increased by 0.16% to reach the level of 476.94 points.

The number of shares traded reached 3.38 billion shares, through the implementation of 572 deals, totaling 2.8 billion Iraqi dinars.

By the end of trading, 29 companies were trading, of which 9 companies rose, 6 companies declined, while 14 shares settled unchanged.

Starting From December, The UAE Allows Foreigners To Own 100% Of The Companies.

Last updated Nov 23, 2020

The Independent / – Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler of the Emirates, issued today, Monday, a federal law decree amending the provisions of Federal Law No. (2) of 2015 regarding commercial companies in the UAE.

According to a press release, according to this decree, 51 articles were amended and new articles were added, most of which focused on reorganizing the provisions for establishing limited liability and shareholding companies, exempting them from a minimum percentage of the ownership of Emirati citizens, and allowing foreigners to establish and own companies 100%.

This decree will take effect from December 1 of this year.

And the Federal Decree Law No. (19) of 2018 regarding foreign direct investment has been canceled, as the amendments to the Companies Law canceled the requirement that the foreign company have an agent who is a citizen of the state.

British Ambassador: The Kingdom will do everything in its power to ensure the integrity of early elections

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The British Ambassador to Iraq, Stephen Hickey, said today, Monday (23 November 2020) that the United Kingdom will do everything in its power to ensure the integrity of the early Iraqi elections.

In response to a question presented by a blogger on “Twitter” in which he said, “Why don’t you help Iraq get rid of the scourge of the politicians that you brought with you and those who ate green and everything in this country?” “.

“The United Kingdom will do everything it can in support of the United Nations to ensure that the upcoming early elections are credible, free and fair,” Hickey added.

He failed to convince the Finance Committee .. Source: Signatures for the interrogation of the Governor of the Central Bank

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A parliamentary source said, on Monday, that Representative Faleh Al-Sari is seeking to collect signatures in order to question the governor of the Central Bank in Parliament.

Inform the source; The governor of the Central Bank, Mustafa Ghaleb, is terrifying. He failed to persuade the member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Faleh Al-Sari, to respond to the parliamentary question that Al-Sari addressed to frightening.

Source added; The lack of conviction that was formed at Al-Sari prompted him to act on the members of the House of Representatives to collect more than 50 signatures in preparation for questioning the governor of the Central Bank.

Parliamentary Finance: $ 500 billion is the size of Iraq’s funds in foreign banks

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Parliamentary Finance Reporter Ahmed Al-Saffar revealed, on Monday, the estimates of the frozen funds in foreign banks, indicating that most of the estimates suggest that there are no less than 500 billion dollars.

According to the official agency, Al-Saffar said, “There are estimates and there are no accurate figures, but the majority indicate that the volume of funds outside Iraq is not less than $ 500 billion.”

He added that “the process of accessing funds abroad is very necessary, as it is assumed that there will be a move by the government to retrieve it, especially as it is the easiest way to obtain funds and get out of the crisis.”

He pointed out that “if information is available about the whereabouts of the funds, in which names are they are registered, and in which banks, the government can resort to international assistance to recover these funds.”

The US State Department: The meeting with Pompeo and Bin Salman was fruitful

11/23/2020 13:23

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Baghdad / Obelisk: The US State Department announced, Monday, November 23, 2020, that Secretary Mike Pompeo’s meeting with the Saudi Crown Prince in NEOM, during his visit to Saudi Arabia, was fruitful, stressing the continuation of efforts to confront Iran.

The US State Department affirmed that the US-Saudi security and economic partnership is solid, and we will continue to harness it to advance efforts to counter Iranian influence in the Gulf and achieve economic goals within the framework of Vision 2030 and reform human rights.


The US State Department page quoted Secretary Pompeo as saying that his visit to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Neom today was fruitful, indicating that the United States and Saudi Arabia have come a long way since US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and King Abdulaziz Al Saud. Laying the foundation stone for our relationships for the first time 75 years ago.

On Sunday, November 22, 2020, Pompeo met with the Saudi crown prince in the city of Neom and discussed the latest developments in the Middle East region.

During the meeting, they reviewed friendship relations and areas of bilateral cooperation between the two countries and ways to enhance them, in addition to discussing developments in the Middle East region, and the efforts made in this regard.

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