The Commission talks about the most prominent requests of the Federal Court regarding the Fatah complaint

12/06/2021 21:41

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Baghdad / Obelisk: The Independent High Electoral Commission revealed, on Monday, December 6, 2021, the most prominent requests of the Federal Court regarding the complaint of the Al-Fateh Alliance, while clarifying some of the contents of the complaint.

A member of the media team in the Electoral Commission, Imad Jamil, said in a statement followed by Al-Masala that regarding the complaint of the Al-Fateh Alliance, there is a lawsuit related to the devices, tapes, and results.

He added that what the court requested was regarding the content of the examiner’s report and its responses about the opening and closing hours, as well as the intersection of fingerprints, printing reports for results, counting and sorting stations, invalid papers and memory sticks.

He pointed out that the Eloquent German Company said in its report, page 12, that it did not discover any threats, or the presence of a group in the election system that was not addressed, which would impede the voting process, and indicated that the additional technical and material security measures, the electoral system and the operations of the Commission that were put in place during the course of This audit led to the creation of a safer electoral system during the initial audit phase.

He added that the company said that it had identified 168 results that required action from the commission related to electoral security, assets, users and networks, and the commission acted quickly and effectively and addressed all of these results before the elections were held.

Regarding expectations regarding the Federal Court’s decision regarding the Al-Fateh Alliance complaint, Jamil said that the position on the complaint is up to the judiciary, whether it will be based on the opinion of the Commission or another party.

Hadi al-Amiri, head of the Al-Fateh Alliance, had criticized the commission and questioned its work and the election results.

Political circles expect the coordination framework groups to return to the protest track to impose their conditions in the next government entitlement, especially with the approval of the final results by the commission.


The Governor of the Central Bank welcomes the opening of branches of British banks inside Iraq


Economy News – Baghdad

The Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Mustafa Ghaleb Mukhif, welcomed the opening of branches of British banks in Iraq. 

A statement issued by the Central Bank, received by Al-Iqtisad News, said, “The Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Mustafa Ghaleb Mukhif, met the British Ambassador in Baghdad and discussed banking relations and ways to develop them. The Governor welcomed the opening of branches of British banks in Iraq and the opening of opposite accounts to facilitate trade exchange between the two countries. ” .

For his part, the ambassador stressed the necessity of banking cooperation and providing technical assistance to the Central Bank of Iraq, especially in the field of financial digitization. The Ambassador also touched on the white paper document, economic reform and the priorities for implementing this plan, where His Excellency the Governor emphasized the implementation of reforms regarding the automation of border crossings, customs and taxes .

The ambassador praised the new building of the Central Bank, as the governor invited him to attend the opening ceremony of the building upon its completion.

Gilgamesh’s dream tablet returns to Iraq next Monday

12/05/2021 14:45

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Baghdad / Obelisk: The Ministry of Culture announced, on Sunday, December 5, 2021, that it will receive, on Monday, the tablet of Gilgamesh’s dream, the oldest literary work in history.

The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities invites all media outlets to attend the ceremony of receiving a dream tablet. The ceremony for receiving the tablet will be held at eleven o’clock in the morning next Tuesday, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Baghdad.

The efforts of Iraq represented by the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Iraqi Embassy in Washington, in cooperation with UNESCO and the US government, resulted in the receipt of this tablet and its return to the homeland.

It is reported that the Gilgamesh dream tablet, a “mud tablet” that exceeds 3500 years old, contains inscriptions in the Sumerian language for parts of the poetic “Epic of Gilgamesh.” It was stolen from Iraq in 1991 and traded in international auctions.

In 2007, it was introduced to the American art market. In 2019, the US Department of Justice seized it.

UNESCO described the process of recovering this valuable artifact as the culmination of decades of cooperation between countries such as the United States and Iraq, both signatories to the 1970 UNESCO Convention, which provides countries with a legal and practical framework to prevent the illicit trade in antiquities.

The return of the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet symbolizes the broader international mobilization by states and organizations such as UNESCO to prevent and address the illicit trade in ancient artifacts.

Pictures.. The President of the Kurdistan Region holds a meeting with military and security leaders

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Shafaq News/ The President of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani held, on Monday, a special meeting with the leaders of the Peshmerga forces.

A source in the presidency told Shafaq News Agency, that the president of the region discussed with the leaders of the Peshmerga the threats of ISIS and the steps that should be taken after the recent attacks.

He added that the meeting will be held with the participation of the Ministers of Peshmerga and Interior and military leaders.

Yesterday, Sunday, the President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, warned that the recent ISIS attacks are real dangers to the security and stability of Iraq and the region and even to security in the world, pointing to the need to strengthen the support of the international community and the international coalition for Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, and for Iraq and its partners to work more seriously to confront terrorism and the judiciary. on him.

The Ministry of Peshmerga announced yesterday that its forces were subjected to a brutal attack, in a village near Kirkuk.

And the ministry said in a statement, “On the night of December 5/6, 2021, ISIS terrorists carried out a brutal attack on the site of the 126th Brigade of the Peshmerga forces near the village of Qara Salem.”

“As a result of the cowardly attack, there are casualties among the martyrs and the wounded in the ranks of the Peshmerga, which responded to the terrorists and were pursued, and the situation is under the control of our forces,” he added.

Security sources say that most of the recent attacks, in which ISIS terrorists are most likely launched from the Qarachogh mountain range between Nineveh Governorate and Kirkuk, which is a relatively rugged area, suitable for ISIS militants to hide, as it represents a buffer zone between the locations of the Iraqi forces and the Peshmerga forces.

This area witnesses repeated attacks by the organization’s elements on the Iraqi forces and the Peshmerga.

Pictures.. The President of the Kurdistan Region holds a meeting with military and security leaders

Al-Kazemi discusses with the British Foreign Secretary ending the combat role of the international coalition in Iraq

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Baghdad – Mawazine News
, Caretaker Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi discussed, on Monday, with British Foreign Secretary Liz Terrace, ending the combat role of the international coalition in Iraq.
A statement by the Office of the Caretaker Prime Minister, received by Mawazine News, stated that “Al-Kazemi received, today, a phone call from British Foreign Secretary Liz Terrace,” noting that “during the call, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, and ways to develop them in the political and economic fields, and in investment. And discuss developments in the region and Iraq’s pivotal role in promoting stability.
The statement added that “the contact also witnessed a discussion of the future of cooperation between the two countries in the war against terrorism and the pursuit of the remnants of ISIS terrorist gangs, and the joint coordination between Baghdad and London regarding ending the combat role of the international coalition, and the transition to the role of advice, assistance and empowerment, in a manner that enhances security and stability in Iraq and the region.”

Cougar: The government has boosted the cash reserve by about $ 10 billion

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Economy News – Baghdad

A former member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Jamal Cougar, said on Monday that the current government was able to boost foreign exchange reserves by nearly $10 billion in less than a year, even though the treasury was “almost empty.”

Cougar said, in a statement reported by the official “Al-Sabah” newspaper and seen by “Economy News”, that “the government of the current Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, has suffered a financial crisis, but during the last four months there has been a breakthrough,” noting, “But we cannot say that the state treasury is full and the conditions are The economy is convenient for many reasons.”

He added that “in the 2022 budget, Iraq will have passed the severe deficit stage, but this does not mean that we are in a state of economic recovery.”

He pointed out that “during this year, the bank reserve was strengthened by more than ten billion dollars, and this is a positive point that is calculated for the current government,” noting that “the deficit included in the current budget was originally a planned deficit, so we will be facing the absence of a deficit, and in In this case we will turn into abundance, but this abundance is not in such large numbers.”

He explained that “the bank reserve was on the edge, and there were warnings to the Iraqi government that if the bank reserve decreased, the Iraqi currency would lose its purchasing power, so it was strengthened, and now we have overcome the problem of strengthening the bank reserve to some extent, and there remain debts for some Iraqi banks that must be addressed.” “.