The Popular Mobilization: Two members of the family of the commander of the 33rd Brigade were injured, after targeting his house in Baghdad

a wish| 11:40 – 10/12/2021


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Today, Tuesday, the Popular Mobilization announced that two members of the family of the commander of the 33rd Brigade were injured, after his house was targeted with a sound bomb in Baghdad.
A statement by the crowd, received by Mawazine News, stated that “a sound bomb targeted, this evening, Lt. Col. Haqqi Ismail Amin (Abu Akbar al-Khalidi), the commander of the 33rd Brigade in the Popular Mobilization Forces, in the Shula area in the capital, Baghdad.”
The statement added, “The attack resulted in light injuries to two family members, who were taken to hospital for treatment.” Ended 29/87

Washington congratulates Baghdad: We are waiting for the final results to judge the elections

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Washington welcomes Baghdad's fulfillment of its promises to hold elections

The US State Department congratulated the Iraqi government on fulfilling its promise to hold early elections.

The US State Department spokesman said in his daily press conference, Tuesday, in response to a question by Al-Hurra: “We are pleased to conduct the elections in a peaceful manner.”

“We have seen the preliminary results announced by the High Elections Committee, and we are waiting for the final approved results, and we will keep judgment on them until then,” he added.

Price pointed out that the elections included hundreds of international observers from the United Nations and the European Union, and thousands of domestic observers.

“We hope that when the final results of the elections are approved, the members of the new council will form a government that reflects the will of the Iraqi people, and can work to address the security and economic challenges in Iraq,” he said.

“We look forward to working with the new government when it is formed,” he concluded. 

Sunday’s elections were called ahead of their scheduled date in 2022, with the aim of calming the anger of the street after the popular uprising that erupted in the fall of 2019. But the uprising was met with a bloody repression, which resulted in the killing of about 600 people and the injury of more than 30,000.

The US administration is “comfortable” that Iraq’s elections are organized peacefully

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White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki

Today, Tuesday, the US administration expressed its satisfaction with the peaceful organization of the Iraqi elections and under international monitoring.

“We congratulate the Iraqi government for maintaining its commitment to organizing early elections,” White Housespokeswoman Jen Psaki said during the daily briefing.

She added: “We are satisfied with organizing the Iraqi elections in a peaceful manner and under international monitoring…and we are waiting for the new representatives to form a government that meets the aspirations of the Iraqis.”

Trade.. The first specialized exhibition of opportunities and community support on the grounds of the Baghdad International Fair

local| 10:23 – 10/12/2021


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, the Ministry of Commerce announced that the Baghdad International Fair will host the first specialized exhibition for opportunities and social support at the end of this month.
The Director General of the Iraqi Exhibitions Company affiliated to the Ministry of Trade, Sarmad Taha Saeed, said that the exhibition is being held under the auspices of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Trade, and that the Ministry of Trade represented by the General Company for Iraqi Fairs and Commercial Services will organize (the first specialized exhibition for opportunities and social support) on the Baghdad International Fairground for the period from From 30 to 31 of this month, with the participation of the formations of the Ministry of Trade and all Iraqi ministries and private sector companies, in addition to the participation of a number of Arab and international countries by sending an invitation to participate through Iraqi embassies and commercial attachés for the purpose of creating investment, commercial, intellectual and service opportunities, through To meet traders and investors from various international and Arab countries.
He added, that this exhibition will be the participation of the Iraq International Trade Point, which provides information support and technical support and opens new markets for small and medium production and export sectors through electronic promotion of products and services through global networks, noting that “many international and Arab companies are expected to participate in the field of investment and trade.
He explained that “the exhibition will be visited by businessmen and investors from various fields and will be a starting point for important social segments that did not have a real opportunity for the purpose of showing their talents and capabilities to serve the community as patent holders and people with special needs,” noting that “the exhibition aims to present investment opportunities available to departments and companies.” From the (public and private) sectors, businessmen and investors should build bridges of communication between them, and a window towards a promising job market for young people, instead of the young man or job-seeker knocking on the doors of companies or institutions. The various owners of experiences and production capabilities for the purpose of displaying their capabilities and introducing them to the visitors of the exhibition, and introducing the sectoral authorities with the competence and organizations specialized in the field of skill development and providing training courses for the purpose of developing and preparing the individual to enter into various fields of work.
Saeed added that “there is the possibility of concluding direct contracts with the companies of the Ministry of Trade and for each formation according to its specialization and in accordance with the controls and legal procedures, and a conference or a workshop will be held on the sidelines of the exhibition in the presence of the Minister of Trade for the purpose of discussing the reality of Iraqi trade and the most important obstacles it faces, in addition to granting all Participants free participation by our company for the land only, including (space + services).

Despite his objection to the results, Al-Fateh leaves the doors open for an alliance with Al-Sadr

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Shafaq News/ The leader of the Al-Fateh Alliance, Ahmed Al-Asadi, insisted on Tuesday evening, on the inaccuracy of the election results announced by the High Commission on Monday, while the matter was not resolved regarding the alliance with the Sadrist bloc to form the next or not.

Al-Asadi said during a press conference, in response to a question by Shafak News Agency correspondent, regarding the reaction of the Al-Fateh Alliance in the event that the Electoral Commission adheres to its announced results, that “the High Electoral Commission did not announce about 20% of the results of the polling stations.”

He stressed that “the Al-Fateh Alliance and other political blocs have public voting tapes that confirm the number of votes they obtained.”

And regarding the alliance with the Sadrist bloc to form the next government, Al-Asadi did not resolve the matter, saying that “the Al-Fateh alliance is a political alliance, and the political alliances to form the next government are premature,” adding, “We stand a step with all the political blocs.”

Al-Asadi stressed during the press conference, “The masses that came out and voted for us, we tell them that we will not abandon you and we will certainly defend you, and that the Al-Fateh leadership has one position and we will not hesitate and will not retreat and we will defend the votes of the voters.”

He pointed out that “the announcement of the preliminary results caused confusion, and we, along with the other political forces, do not want to repeat the questioning of the elections, as happened in the 2018 elections.”

The International Monetary Fund expects a decline in energy prices by the beginning of next year

Economie| 09:53 – 10/12/2021


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Today, Tuesday, the International Monetary Fund expected a decline in energy prices by the beginning of 2022. 
The chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, Gita Gopinat, said in an interview with AFP that “energy prices are likely to maintain the high recorded in recent days before they decline at the beginning of next year.” “. 
“While energy prices will be ‘high’ in the next few months, we expect them to decline by the end of the first quarter of next year and into the second quarter,” 
she said, adding, “We will be in a better position after the winter months pass. We expect it to come back.” Ended 29/87

Kuwaiti Prime Minister praises the holding of the Iraqi elections in a safe atmosphere

political| 08:11 – 10/12/2021


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The Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, received today, Tuesday, a phone call from Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, in which he expressed his congratulations to the Iraqi government and people on the occasion of the success of the parliamentary elections.
During the call, Al-Kazemi affirmed his appreciation for the Kuwaiti congratulations and wishes, reiterating Iraq’s keenness to establish the best relations between the two brotherly countries in various fields.
For his part, the Kuwaiti Prime Minister praised the holding of the Iraqi elections without incident, in a safe atmosphere, and with the participation of international observers who confirmed their transparency.
Al-Sabah praised the performance of the Iraqi security forces in pursuing terrorist gangs, and securing the elections at the same time; Which indicates the great positive development in the security aspect in Iraq. Ended 29 / h

The Electoral Commission announces the sorting of 3100 stations manually and the announcement of the final results after the settlement of the appeals

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The Electoral Commission announces the sorting of 3100 stations manually and the announcement of the final results after the settlement of the appeals

{Politics: Al Furat News} The Independent High Electoral Commission announced, on Tuesday, that 3100 stations were sorted manually and the final results were announced after the appeals were resolved. 

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The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners, Jalil Adnan Khalaf, said in a press conference that “3100 stations will be manually counted in the National Center in Baghdad,” noting that “the votes that will be counted represent 6%, and they are the ones who were exposed to a malfunction on the day of the vote.”

He added, “The stations that will be counted represent 60,000 votes distributed across all governorates,” noting that “what was announced yesterday from the results came in accordance with Article 38 of the Elections Law.”

Khalaf indicated, “Every decision issued by the commission is subject to appeal for a period of 3 days, and the preliminary results of the elections are not final and were according to what appeared in the acceleration body.”

He pointed out, “In the event that the results do not match, the counting and sorting will be done manually for all governorates, and all the final results of the elections will be announced after the appeals are resolved.”

The Sadrists to the skeptics: Your storm will end with a ministerial portfolio, and we will form the government with the Kurds and Al-Halbousi

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Shafaq News/ A source in the Sadrist bloc and close to al-Hanana suggested the residence of the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr; The acquiescence of all forces objecting to the election results to the fait accompli and acknowledging their defeat.

Today, Tuesday, the head of the Al-Fateh Alliance, Hadi Al-Amiri, announced his rejection of the preliminary results of the general parliamentary elections in Iraq, describing those results as “fabricated”, stressing, “We will defend the votes of our candidates and voters with full force.”

The source told Shafak News Agency; “All forces and blocs that are skeptical of the election results will succumb to the results of the ballot boxes, and the intimidation they provoked about fraud in the elections will end as soon as the final results are announced and the sponsoring and supportive parties for those losing parties calm down.”

He added, “The skeptical parties will accept the least losses by acquiring one or two ministries that secure their interests, knowing that they are trying to win over the feelings of the Iraqis by raising the issue of dissolving the popular crowd, while the crowds that they were relying on are the ones who failed them through their reluctance to participate.” In the elections, because these forces moved away from simulating the problems of the crowd,” noting that “the party that provided them with material and logistical support was shocked by the results of the elections, which revealed the extent of these parties’ distance from their real audience, and thus the whirlwind of the cup would calm down and things would return to normal and accept reality.”

The source continued; “Most of the winning forces will enter into an important strategic alliance with the current, which qualifies it to form a comfortable majority that will contribute to deciding the formation of the government quickly,” pointing out that “it may be possible to nominate an independent candidate from outside the Sadrist bloc acceptable to all parties, but so far things are moving towards naming a candidate.” my chest”.

He added, “The days are pregnant with surprises that will cut off the road for all the trolls with murky waters, but they (the surprises) will harmonize with the aspirations of the Iraqis, the most important of which is the formation of the government in a quick time without external interference or favoritism from a party at the expense of Iraq’s interests.”

till then; Al-Sadr’s representative in Baghdad previously and in Dhi Qar governorate currently, Ibrahim Al-Jabri, said in a statement to Shafaq News Agency; The attempt of some who reject the election results; promoting the issue of dissolving the crowd is urgent, as the matter is political and subject to official laws and legislation, not to moods and whims that are raised through social media platforms, aiming to bring down the first winning bloc represented by the Sadrist bloc, knowing that the parties promoting this had added the issue of dissolving the crowd within their propaganda To sympathize with the crowd and win it in their favour.

Al-Jabri called “the losing parties and skeptics of the Commission’s results to submit their appeals and review the Commission’s administration to find out the truth of their allegations.”

On the interference of neighboring Iran in forming the government; Al-Jabri stressed that “the formation of the government is an Iraqi affair, and it is not possible for Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, or any of the neighboring or regional countries to interfere in drawing the course of the political process in the country.

He added, “With regard to forming the next government, the winning blocs in the elections (the Kurds, progress) have expressed their desire to enter into an alliance with the Sadrist bloc to form the government quickly, after announcing the results of the appeals submitted by all parties skeptical of the results.”

And the security official of the Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades, “Abu Ali al-Askari”, announced that he rejected the results of the legislative elections, which showed a noticeable decline in the majority of the political arms of the “resistance” factions.

Al-Askari’s position also comes after the so-called “coordinating framework”, which includes Shiite political forces, rejected the results of the legislative elections in Iraq.

The coordinating framework stated in a statement, “…we announce our appeal against the announced results and our non-acceptance of them, and we will take all available measures to prevent voter tampering.”

This came after the preliminary results of the elections showed a noticeable decline of prominent Shiite forces.

According to the preliminary results, Al-Fateh won 14 seats in the elections, after it came second in the previous elections in 2018, with 48 seats.

The “Sadr bloc” swept the rest of the blocs in densely populated Shiite areas in central and southern Iraq, with 73 seats, according to preliminary results.

The Alliance of Progress led by Muhammad al-Halbousi came second with 41 seats, then the State of Law coalition led by former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki with 37 seats, and the Kurdistan Democratic Party led by Masoud Barzani with 32 seats.

The Electoral Commission is holding a “very important” conference today

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The Electoral Commission is holding a "very important" conference today

{Local: Al Furat News} The Electoral Commission announced that it had held a press conference, which it described as “very important.” 

In a brief statement, Al-Furat News Agency received a copy of, the commission called on the media to attend the conference, which will be held at four o’clock this afternoon, and cover it.

The Electoral Commission announced yesterday the preliminary results of the parliamentary elections, with a participation rate of 41%.