Photos) The first meeting of the Sadrist bloc: Choosing a president.. and pledges

2021.10.18 – 00:31
(Photos) The first meeting of the Sadrist bloc: Choosing a president.. and pledges

people – Baghdad  

The Sadrist Parliamentary Bloc held an expanded meeting in the presence of the head of the Sadrist movement’s political body, Nassar al-Rubaie, to “discuss the political process in the country.”  

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Nassar al-Rubaie said, according to a statement by the bloc, that “Nass” received a copy of it, that “the Sadrist parliamentary bloc has grave tasks in the next stage.”  

For his part, the head of the Sadrist Parliamentary Bloc, Hassan al-Adhari, explained that “the Sadrist bloc bears all the history of the al-Sadr family and the name of the Sultan of reference (Muhammad al-Sadr), so it must be as much as this name.”  

Al-Adhari added, “The time has come to lift the injustices of the Sadrist movement and the Iraqi people in general, with their representatives under the dome of Parliament,” noting that “the Sadrist bloc is an essential part of the reform project launched by Muqtada al-Sadr, and it must be up to this responsibility entrusted to it.”  

The statement stated, “The Sadrist Parliamentary Bloc pledged to the Iraqi people and Muqtada al-Sadr that they would have good faith in them, and that their work inside the parliament befits the title they hold.”  



The Iraqi Electoral Commission: International monitoring will continue until the final approval of the results

10-17-2021 | 21:12 Source : Agencies – Al-Nahar Al-Arabi

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A+A-Today, Sunday, the Electoral Commission stressed that the period between receiving appeals, considering them and announcing their results will be 20 days, while it set the date for announcing the names of the 329 winning deputies. null

A member of the media team at the Commission, Imad Jamil Mohsen, said in a statement that “the reception of appeals will continue until the end of the official working hours the day after tomorrow,” noting that “tomorrow is an official working day to receive the complainants.”

He added that “receipt of appeals will continue for three days, then be considered by the Board of Commissioners for a period of 7 days, and then considered by the judiciary for a period of 10 days,” noting that “the results of the appeals will be announced, and then the names of the 329 winning representatives will be announced. After completing the entire consideration of the appeals and approving the results before submitting them to the Federal Court. 

And he continued, “The decisions of the judicial body are binding on the Commission, and in the event that it decides, by appeal, to open boxes and investigate them, then the Commission is obligated to recount the votes of the stations or district covered by the complaint only,” explaining that “the appeal against the result of a particular candidate in a specific electoral district is dealt with within the district only, not as happened in the previous elections.” That is, there will be no recounting of all votes.”

He stressed that “international monitoring will continue until the results are ratified,” noting that “the appeals submitted now, some of them relate to issues about the results, such as propaganda or electoral violations, which are technical and procedural issues and do not rise to the rank of red lines.”

Yesterday, the Commission announced the preliminary results of the October elections, which were held on the tenth of October (October).

Al-Sadr is in Baghdad to oversee negotiations to form a government

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Shafaq News/ A source in the political body of the Sadrist movement said on Sunday that the leader of the movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, will be present in the capital, Baghdad, in the coming days.

The source told Shafak News Agency; Al-Sadr will meet during his visit a number of political figures and supervise negotiations with the winning blocs in the elections to form the next government.

The Sadrist bloc emanating from the Sadrist movement led by Muqtada al-Sadr topped the results of the parliamentary elections with 73 seats, according to what was announced by the Electoral Commission.

Parliament prepares for the ‘swearing in’ session of new deputies

2021.10.17 – 18:33
Parliament prepares for the 'swearing in' session of new deputies

Baghdad – people  

The General Secretariat of the House of Representatives discussed, on Sunday, preparations for holding the constitutional swearing-in session.  

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And the media department of the Council stated in a statement, of which “Nass” received a copy, (17 October 2021), that “the General Secretariat of the House of Representatives held a meeting today, headed by the Secretary-General of the House of Representatives, Sirwan Abdullah Serini, in the presence of Mr. Sadiq Jumaa Hamid, Deputy Secretary-General for Administrative and Financial Affairs and Muhammad Hani Al-Badrani, Deputy Secretary-General for Parliamentary Affairs.  

The meeting discussed, according to the statement, which was attended by the general managers of the council’s general secretariat, “technical and logistical preparations for holding the swearing-in session for the fifth electoral cycle.”  

The attendees discussed “the plans and mechanisms of holding the first session, which is scheduled to be held after the approval of the Federal Supreme Court on the names of the winning candidates in the elections.”

The President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq leaves Doha


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The President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq leaves Doha

His Excellency Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, left Doha today, after his visit to the country.
His Excellency and the accompanying delegation were seen off at Doha International Airport by Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Acting Minister of Finance, Khalid bin Hamad Al Sulaiti, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Iraq, and Omar Ahmed Al Barzanji, Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the country.

The Cabinet Secretariat announces the suspension of official working hours for tomorrow, Monday

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The Cabinet Secretariat announces the suspension of official working hours for tomorrow, Monday

{Local: Al Furat News} The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers announced, on Sunday, the suspension of official working hours for tomorrow, Monday. 

And the secretariat statement, which {Euphrates News} received a copy of, stated that “tomorrow, Monday, October 18, 2021, will be an official holiday on the occasion of the birth of the master of beings and the Messenger of Mercy, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).”

Masrour Barzani to a US military commander: The stability of Iraq is positive for the security of the region

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Shafaq News / The Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, affirmed on Sunday that the stability of Iraq’s situation will have a positive impact on the security and stability of the region in general.

This came during the reception of the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, the commander-in-chief of the international coalition forces in Iraq and Syria, General John Brennan, according to a statement received by Shafaq News Agency.

According to the statement, during the meeting, they discussed the latest developments in Iraq and Syria, as well as issues of common interest.

Brennan stressed, continuing to support the Peshmerga forces in the war against ISIS terrorists, reiterating at the same time that “ISIS still poses a real threat in Iraq and Syria.”

For his part, the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, thanked the international coalition for its support, and stressed the importance of “coordination between the Peshmerga and the Iraqi army, especially in the Kurdish regions outside the region, to confront the dangers of terrorism in those regions.”

Barzani said, “The stability of Iraq’s situation will have a positive impact on the security and stability of the region in general.”

Dozens of supporters of the losing Shiite bloc are demonstrating in 3 provinces

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Shafaq News/ Dozens of demonstrators went out on Sunday, in areas north of Baghdad and two provinces in southern Iraq, to protest against the election results announced by the commission yesterday, Saturday.

Multiple sources told Shafak News Agency; Dozens of demonstrators affiliated with the Shiite blocs that lost in the elections cut a highway linking Baghdad with the northern provinces.

The sources added; A number of demonstrators in Wasit province blocked a road with burning tires north of the city of Kut.

In Basra, the sources indicated that a number of protesters blocked public roads in the center of the province, which obstructed traffic.

According to eyewitnesses, the first protests started in the districts and districts of Basra Governorate “in the south” to extend to the areas north of (Al-Hurriya) and in the Al-Hussainiya area, east of the capital.

Hossam Al-Amri, one of the activists in the Coordination Framework protests, told Shafak News Agency; “The protests will continue and may turn into peaceful sit-ins that will not end until our demands for a recount of all stations or the re-election are achieved. 

The General Authority of the Wisdom Movement led by Ammar al-Hakim confirmed earlier on Sunday that the masses of the blocs affiliated with the Shiite coordination framework will launch mass demonstrations in Baghdad to demand the government to cancel the election results.

The Coordination of the Armed Factions threatened to resort to fighting if the demonstrators who reject the election results are harmed.

Harb: A moderate parliament is coming, devoid of wisdom, virtue, squawks and chirps

10/17/2021 14:17

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Baghdad / Obelisk: Legal expert Tariq Harb said, on Sunday, October 17, 2021, that the next parliament will be the moderate parliament in its extension and progress, the disappearance of screaming and chirping, the disappearance of virtue and the presence of the minimum level of wisdom, in reference to the Virtue Party and the Wisdom Movement.

He added, that the moderate parliament is the next parliament in Baghdad, even if it becomes without virtue and the minimum level of wisdom (i.e., the Virtue Party bloc that lost the elections and the MPs of the Wisdom Movement, whose number was horribly reduced).

And he went on in an interview with the Obelisk: The loud screamers, the deputies who used to fill the flags, went with screaming and knocking in the morning and evening, and Parliament was marching under the leadership of Sairoon, the Kurdistan Democratic Party, and progress and extension in the independents and the extension movement.

He continued: There is no value, even if everyone’s coalition happens against Sairoon, the President of the Republic is obliged to assign their candidate because Article 45 of the Parliament Election Law No. 9 of 2020 (which was issued after the decisions of the previous Supreme Court) was not challenged by the Supreme Court, and this article prevented the transfer of the deputy and the party And the bloc does not, as some interpret it wrongly, is that it only banned representatives and did not ban parties and blocs, and in this Article 45 states (no deputy, party, or bloc registered within an open list that won the elections has the right to move to a coalition, party, bloc, or other list) and the text does not need to Comment or explanation, the ban is general, absolute and comprehensive.

He explained: The deputy, the party, and the bloc, but the coalition has a role in voting to grant confidence to the prime minister and his ministry. Thus, the approval of the Supreme Court on the electoral results was left only for a period estimated by the Electoral Commission Law No. 31 of 2019 in Article (18) and beyond, less than a month after it is decided Board of Commissioners in complaints submitted to him.

He added that there is a three-day period for the complainants’ right to appeal against the decisions of the Commission before the Judicial Committee and ten days for the issuance of the decision of the Judicial Commission for Elections, i.e. the ruling, noting that the Commission is obligated to answer the decisions and inquiries of the Judicial Commission within a week only, and after completing the foregoing, the final results are presented for the approval of the Supreme Court .

He concluded his speech by saying: What is meant is the Virtue Party, which vanished from the parliamentary presence in these elections, and the Wisdom Movement bloc, which lost many of its seats in these elections.