Pictures.. Security media: missile strikes on a security headquarters and a residential neighborhood in the capital, Baghdad

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Shafaq News/ The Security Media Cell reported, on Thursday, that the Green Zone was bombed by three Katyusha rockets.

A statement by the cell stated, “At 200 o’clock, an outlaw group targeted the Green Zone in Baghdad with three Katyusha rockets. The first rocket landed near the headquarters of the National Security Agency, and the second in the celebrations square, while another rocket landed near the Sheikh Omar area in a residential neighborhood, which led to Damage to a citizen’s wheel. 

She added, “These actions that do not want good for this country will be confronted with force by the security services, which will follow up on the intelligence and field those who carried out these actions that endanger the lives of citizens, as well as targeting foreign diplomatic missions.”

The international coalition announced that 3 people were wounded in an attack with 14 missiles targeting the “Ain al-Assad” base in western Iraq, earlier on Wednesday.

Today’s attack is the second of its kind, as the base was attacked with 3 Katyusha rockets last Monday.

On Tuesday evening, Erbil International Airport was attacked by a booby-trapped drone, without causing any damage.

It also comes a few days after US raids were launched on Iranian-backed factions’ sites on the Syrian-Iraqi border, “in response to attacks by drones launched by those factions on Americans and American facilities in Iraq.”

About fifty attacks have targeted US interests in Iraq since the beginning of the year, including the US embassy in Baghdad and Iraqi military bases that include Americans, and the Baghdad and Erbil airports, as well as logistical convoys of the international coalition, in attacks often attributed to groups loyal to Iran.

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Update.. The C-RAM system intercepts a missile that tried to target the US Embassy in Baghdad

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Shafaq News/ On Thursday, the American embassy in the capital, Baghdad, activated the C-Ram missile defense system, which is usually activated with missile bombing or the threat of attacks via drones.

A security source told Shafaq News Agency, that the system confronted a missile that tried to target the vicinity of the US embassy, ​​and the sirens sounded inside the US embassy, ​​without knowing more details.

The international coalition announced that 3 people were wounded in an attack with 14 missiles targeting the “Ain al-Assad” base in western Iraq, earlier on Wednesday.

Today’s attack is the second of its kind, as the base was attacked with 3 Katyusha rockets last Monday.

On Tuesday evening, Erbil International Airport was attacked by a booby-trapped drone, without causing any damage.

It also comes a few days after US raids were launched on Iranian-backed factions’ sites on the Syrian-Iraqi border, “in response to attacks by drones launched by those factions on Americans and American facilities in Iraq.”

About fifty attacks have targeted US interests in Iraq since the beginning of the year, including the US embassy in Baghdad and Iraqi military bases that include Americans, and the Baghdad and Erbil airports, as well as logistical convoys of the international coalition, in attacks often attributed to groups loyal to Iran.

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Al-Kazemi’s advisor: Announcing the actual implementation of the white paper soon

Policy- 07-08-2021 12:24 AM – Hits: 1953

The economic advisor to the Prime Minister, Alaa Abdel Hussein, confirmed that the actual implementation of the white paper will soon be announced, while noting that there are central and sub-committees to implement it .Abdul Hussein said in a televised statement, today, Wednesday, that “Iraq over the past decades has suffered from economic problems,” noting that “the Iraqi economy has gone through several stages, which made it rentier and dependent on oil .”He added, “There is an increase in population growth by 3% annually and our resources are limited,” noting that “the white paper included analyzing and diagnosing economic problems and identifying effective solutions .”https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?client=ca-pub-9231788046776019&output=html&h=266&adk=2776175559&adf=2439316975&pi=t.aa~a.3930887157~i.6~rp.4&w=320&lmt=1625695794&num_ads=1&rafmt=1&armr=3&sem=mc&pwprc=9196680731&psa=1&ad_type=text_image&format=320×266&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dijlah.tv%2Findex.php%3Fpage%3Darticle%26id%3D288478&flash=0&fwr=1&pra=3&rh=249&rw=298&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&sfro=1&wgl=1&fa=27&dt=1625695794913&bpp=2&bdt=583&idt=-M&shv=r20210630&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&cookie=ID%3D6608c4a830810426-228ffdd202c900cc%3AT%3D1625695360%3ART%3D1625695360%3AS%3DALNI_Mbsw6eXVG6H7a4zsqwlduGQZtCfIw&prev_fmts=auto%2Cauto%2C320x266%2C0x0&nras=2&correlator=5386505639522&frm=20&pv=1&ga_vid=319736637.1625695359&ga_sid=1625695794&ga_hid=621536314&ga_fc=0&u_tz=-300&u_his=3&u_java=0&u_h=568&u_w=320&u_ah=568&u_aw=320&u_cd=32&u_nplug=0&u_nmime=0&adx=0&ady=1525&biw=320&bih=450&scr_x=-18&scr_y=928&eid=42530671%2C31061382&oid=3&psts=AGkb-H_mM5to9LfLdjLj0gOZLHVM0uPrgx-MueGvzYrY4WUCr_dEjZW-FuWHaNmDHjgdLrl2-cyp5kmXIf5c%2CAGkb-H-0KCNiCEinx-y6cAfQfnLP9oc7PEFHwX6lbq-UhS_EAXcYkpvLQYbPfgs2x2uMZtPwIrH58hKkHzPv%2CAGkb-H8g81DjfWNJjAcf9E_miBsE8kEicZO1iL3KbCAAIUmfP8agbbgBg67dKrQbcDhQrC9fHYpiekqmZmJgTUkAYvEftpzSXU6VW1M2NkIivEo&pvsid=4313095321487310&pem=629&eae=0&fc=384&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C320%2C0%2C320%2C568%2C320%2C450&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7Cs%7C&abl=NS&fu=1152&bc=31&ifi=5&uci=a!5&btvi=2&fsb=1&xpc=tVIzpiXQpt&p=https%3A//www.dijlah.tv&dtd=27He continued, “We are working with various ministries to identify projects for the official announcement of the actual implementation of the white paper,” stressing, “Very soon, the actual implementation of the white paper will be announced .”He pointed out that “there are central and sub-committees to implement the white paper,” noting that “the projects mentioned in the white paper are of a professional, not political, character .”

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The Iraqi government decides to reduce the exchange rate of the dollar – urgent

872 Policy 2021/07/07 22:58
Baghdad today – Baghdad
Today, Wednesday, the economic advisor to the Prime Minister, Alaa Abdel Hussein, ruled out decreasing the dollar exchange rate because it was approved in the budget
Abdul-Hussein said, in a statement, that “the continued rise in oil prices is almost able to bridge the budget deficit ,” noting that ” over the past decades, Iraq has suffered from economic problems, as the Iraqi economy has gone through several stages, which made it rentier and dependent on oil.”
He pointed to an increase in population growth by 3% annually and our resources are limited, noting that “the white paper included analyzing and diagnosing economic problems and identifying effective solutions, as the government is working with various ministries to identify projects for the official announcement of the actual implementation of the white paper.”
He stressed, “The announcement of the actual implementation of the white paper will be soon, as there are central and sub-committees to implement the white paper, which includes projects of a professional and not political nature.”

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America delivers a strongly worded message to Iraqi figures: Our military response is near

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Shafaq News/ On Wednesday, American diplomatic parties delivered a strongly worded message to specific Iraqi political figures, through government sources, after the bombing of Erbil International Airport and Ain Al-Assad base, by armed Shiite factions.

A government source told Shafaq News Agency, that the message included that Washington will have a close military response to armed factions involved in launching attacks against US interests and targets in Erbil and Anbar.

The international coalition announced that 3 people were injured in an attack with 14 missiles targeting the “Ain al-Assad” base in western Iraq, earlier today, Wednesday.

Today’s attack is the second of its kind, as the base was attacked with 3 Katyusha rockets last Monday.

Also, yesterday evening, Tuesday, Erbil International Airport was attacked by a booby-trapped drone, without causing any damage.

It also comes a few days after US raids were launched on Iranian-backed factions’ sites on the Syrian-Iraqi border, “in response to attacks by drones launched by those factions on Americans and American facilities in Iraq.”

About fifty attacks have targeted US interests in Iraq since the beginning of the year, including the US embassy in Baghdad and Iraqi military bases that include Americans, and the Baghdad and Erbil airports, as well as logistical convoys of the international coalition, in attacks often attributed to groups loyal to Iran.

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King meets US President at start of official visit to Washington

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Amman, July 7 (Petra)- His Majesty King Abdullah II will begin his official visit to Washington, DC, with a meeting with US President Joe Biden at the White House on July 19.
His Majesty, on the visit, is accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah and HRH Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, the Crown Prince.
His Majesty’s meeting with the US president, the first for an Arab leader with President Biden since his election, deals with strategic relations between Jordan and the United States and ways to strengthen them in various fields, in addition to the latest developments in the region.
The visit will also witness meetings of His Majesty with the staff of the US administration, leaders of Congress, the committees of military services, foreign relations, and appropriations in the Senate, in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Subcommittee on Appropriations of the State Department, foreign operations and related programs in the House of Representatives, and American research centers.
The royal working visit comes after a number of Jordanian diplomatic meetings and activities led by His Majesty the King. His Majesty met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and participated in the fourth Jordanian-Egyptian-Iraqi tripartite summit in Baghdad, prior to leaving for the United States.
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Az/At 07/07/2021 21:07:46

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International Coalition: Ain al-Assad base was attacked by 14 missiles

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Shafaq News/ The international coalition reported that the Ain al-Assad base in Anbar, western Iraq, was bombed with 14 missiles, wounding three people on Wednesday.

In a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, the coalition said, “At 12:30 local time, Ain Al-Assad air base was bombed with 14 missiles.”

He added that “the missiles fell on the base and its surroundings,” noting “the activation of defensive measures to protect the force.”

The coalition indicated that “initial reports indicate that there were 3 minor injuries.” 

The missiles were launched from the Al-Masasa area in Al-Baghdadi district of Hit district, west of Anbar, a security source told Shafaq News.

The source said, “The Iraqi security forces cordoned off the Al-Baghdadiah district completely in an attempt to arrest the perpetrators of the missile attack.”

The source pointed out that “the partial demolition of a mosque and the burning of a house and shop, as a result of the missile bombing on the base, and the response by the American side using the defense system.”

A source had told Shafaq News that the American response to the missile launch site caused the burning of four houses and the car that was carrying the missile base.

And the base, which hosts US soldiers, is exposed to frequent attacks, the latest of which was an attack with three missiles on Monday, without causing any casualties.

This attack comes the day after a booby-trapped drone attack targeting Erbil airport.

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An initiative by the Central Bank to support energy production in Iraq

political| 10:23 – 07/07/2021

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Baghdad – Mawazine News
The Central Bank of Iraq launched, on Wednesday, an initiative to support energy production in Iraq.
A statement of the bank, a copy of which was received by Mawazine News, stated that “in line with international obligations towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the Paris Climate Agreement and reducing fuel uses, the Central Bank of Iraq has decided to work to encourage the adoption of energy production tools from renewable sources, and to work with the Supreme Committee To lend to ensure the processing of a percentage of the electric energy generated from renewable energy sources (solar panels) in the investment housing complexes benefiting from the initiative.”
The statement continued: “In addition to coordinating with the Industrial Bank to finance the purchase of electricity generation systems from the sun for citizens’ homes or projects, and in order to provide part of the electrical energy required by the work of the Central Bank, it decided to acquire electrical power generation systems and install them on its buildings in Baghdad and its branches.”
He stressed, “The Central Bank encourages all authorized banks and institutions wishing to equip clean energy systems to interact with this trend and present their offers and experiences to this bank and the rest of the state institutions and the private sector.” Ended 29/A43

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Blackshart: Iraq’s legitimacy is threatened by cruel armed actors

political| 11:14 – 07/07/2021

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Baghdad – Mawazine News.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jeanine Hennis, Blackshart, said on Wednesday, that Iraq’s legitimacy is threatened by the cruel armed actors.
“These ongoing attacks, last night again in Erbil, are an affront to the rule of law,” Plasschaert said in a tweet via Twitter, adding: “Such actions are pushing the country towards the unknown.”
She added: “The Iraqi people may pay a heavy price, and the legitimacy of the state should not be threatened by cruel armed actors.” Ended 29/A43

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