Al-Sadr’s Minister comments on the news of Shafak News Agency and responds to the frame

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 2022-10-12 16:59A-AA+

Shafaq News/ Saleh Muhammad al-Iraqi, the so-called “Minister of the Leader” who is close to the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr, commented on Wednesday, on Shafaq News news agency’s readiness to change his candidate for prime minister, Muhammad Shiaa al-Sudani.

And the “minister of the leader” comment came on a publication of one of his followers, in which he said, “citing some agencies (the parties to the coordination framework sent messages to al-Sadr that they are ready to change the candidate for prime minister, Muhammad Shia’a al-Sudani, with any candidate who has al-Sadr’s support, such as Jaafar al-Sadr, Qassem al-Araji or Hamid al-Shatri.” But al-Sadr refused to respond to these proposals.

The author of the publication added, “I say .. Mr. Al-Sadr is not like you without a principle. He said it and did it (I will not agree with you), but more than that (I will not engage in dialogue with you except in a public session) #Al-Sadr-Man-Standing-Stands.”

The Minister of Commander, Saleh Muhammad al-Iraqi, commented, “Liars, deceivers, no to corruption.”

And earlier today, Wednesday, informed political sources revealed that parties in the coordination framework informed the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, of their willingness to change the prime minister’s candidate, Muhammad Shiaa al-Sudani.

The sources told Shafaq News Agency, “The efforts of some parties in the coordination framework to communicate with the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr is still continuing, and there is a quest for the purpose of direct dialogue with al-Sadr, but the latter still refuses any negotiation with any political party.”

The sources indicated that “some parties to the coordination framework have sent messages to al-Sadr that they are ready to change the prime minister’s candidate, Muhammad Shia’ al-Sudani, with any candidate who has al-Sadr’s support, such as Jaafar al-Sadr, Qasim al-Araji or Hamid al-Shatri, but al-Sadr refused to respond to these proposals, and his position on the election session.” The president of the republic is still ambiguous until now.”

Tomorrow, Thursday, the parliament is preparing to hold a session to elect the president of the republic, amid the disagreement of the two main Kurdish parties (the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan) on one candidate for the position.

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Close to Al-Amiri admits: We cannot proceed with the political process without the Sadrists

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 2022-10-12 12:33A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The head of the Al-Fateh Parliamentary Bloc, Abbas Al-Zamili, admitted on Wednesday that it is not possible to proceed with the political process and form the new government without the participation of the Sadrist bloc. The presence of indirect meetings between the conquest and Sadrist leaders.

Al-Zamili told Shafaq News Agency, “The leader of the Al-Fateh Alliance Hadi Al-Amiri has been seeking since the beginning of the political crisis to solve it, and the vision of the coalition and Al-Amiri agreed that it is not possible and difficult to proceed with the political process without the presence of the Sadrist bloc, which is the largest winning bloc in the elections.”

He added, “In the coming days, we need to form a government, and it is within our vision that the Sadrist movement will be present within the government program and cabinet to manage the next stage.”

However, Al-Zamili stressed that “so far, there is no direct communication between the head of the Fatah Alliance Hadi al-Amiri and the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr.”

But he pointed out that “there are indirect meetings for the leadership of the Al-Fateh Alliance and leaders in the Sadrist movement to resolve the political crisis.”

The Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Muhammad al-Halbousi, had set Thursday (tomorrow) as a date for holding a parliamentary session dedicated to electing the president of the republic. He also announced that parliament had received a list of 33 candidates for the position of president.

Although the two Kurdish parties did not reach a joint candidate for the position of President of the Republic, since this position according to political custom after 2003 became part of the Kurdish component, the Kurdistan Democratic Party led by Massoud Barzani announced its readiness to withdraw its candidate for the position, Reber Ahmed, in exchange for withdrawing The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan is its candidate, the current president, Barham Salih, and to enter the parliament with one candidate, Abdul Latif Rashid, the leader of the Union.

Earlier today, informed political sources revealed to Shafaq News Agency, “The efforts of some parties in the coordination framework to communicate with the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr is still continuing, and there is a quest for the purpose of direct dialogue with al-Sadr, but the latter still refuses any negotiation with any political party.” .

The sources indicated that “some parties to the coordination framework have sent messages to al-Sadr that they are ready to change the prime minister’s candidate, Muhammad Shia’ al-Sudani, with any candidate who has al-Sadr’s support, such as Jaafar al-Sadr, Qasim al-Araji or Hamid al-Shatri, but al-Sadr refused to respond to these proposals, and his position on the election session.” The president of the republic is still ambiguous until now.”

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On the eve of the presidential election session, the coordination framework sends a proposal to Al-Sadr and Pavel Talabani

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 2022-10-12 12:31A-AA+

Shafaq News/ Informed political sources revealed, on Wednesday, that parties in the coordinating framework informed the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, of their willingness to change the prime minister’s candidate, Muhammad Shiaa al-Sudani.

Tomorrow, Thursday, the parliament is preparing to hold a session to elect the president of the republic, amid the disagreement of the two main Kurdish parties (the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan) on one candidate for the position.

The sources told Shafaq News Agency, “The efforts of some parties in the coordination framework to communicate with the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr is still continuing, and there is a quest for the purpose of direct dialogue with al-Sadr, but the latter still refuses any negotiation with any political party.”

The sources indicated that “some parties to the coordination framework have sent messages to al-Sadr that they are ready to change the prime minister’s candidate, Muhammad Shia’ al-Sudani, with any candidate who has al-Sadr’s support, such as Jaafar al-Sadr, Qasim al-Araji or Hamid al-Shatri, but al-Sadr refused to respond to these proposals, and his position on the election session.” The president of the republic is still ambiguous until now.”

She added, “The Kurdistan Democratic Party is ready to withdraw its candidate for the presidency in exchange for the National Union withdrawing its candidate and supporting a settlement candidate, Abdul Latif Rashid, one of the party cadres of the Union in return for obtaining ministerial portfolios for the Democrat only, and this proposal was politically welcomed by forces in the framework, with its rejection by the Union.”

The sources added, “The National Union is still insisting on its candidate, Barham Salih, who is being rejected by some of the framework forces,” noting that “leaders in the framework are exerting great pressure on Union President Bafel Talabani to change his candidate.”

The sources noted that “some of the leaders of the framework will not vote in favor, and the continuation of this dispute may hinder the session of electing the president of the republic tomorrow, Thursday.”

Today, Wednesday, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan announced that its official candidate for the presidency of the Iraqi republic is Barham Salih, amid a decision by the extension movement, to boycott the presidential election session scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday.

Yesterday, Tuesday, the Iraqi Council of Representatives announced 33 candidates for the post of President of the Republic in the country, after setting a session for tomorrow, Thursday, to elect the new President of the Republic.

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The National Union officially announces: Barham Salih is our candidate for the presidency

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 2022-10-12 09:03A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan announced on Wednesday that its official candidate for the presidency of the Iraqi Republic is Barham Salih.

In a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, Soran Jamal Taher said, “We make it clear to everyone that the official candidate of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan for the post of President of the Republic is Barham Salih.”

He added, “We want to serve everyone and be the protector of the constitution and national rights through the position of the President of the Republic.”

This confirmation comes after the media and social networking sites circulated news that the National Union approved the nomination of Abdul Latif Rashid for the post of President of the Republic and withdrew the nomination of Barham Salih.

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The National Union officially announces: Barham Salih is our candidate for the presidency

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 2022-10-12 09:03A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan announced on Wednesday that its official candidate for the presidency of the Iraqi Republic is Barham Salih.

In a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, Soran Jamal Taher said, “We make it clear to everyone that the official candidate of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan for the post of President of the Republic is Barham Salih.”

He added, “We want to serve everyone and be the protector of the constitution and national rights through the position of the President of the Republic.”

This confirmation comes after the media and social networking sites circulated news that the National Union approved the nomination of Abdul Latif Rashid for the post of President of the Republic and withdrew the nomination of Barham Salih.

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Al-Maliki’s coalition commends the Democratic initiative to withdraw its candidate and support Latif Rashid for the presidency

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 2022-10-12 06:40A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Parliamentary State of Law bloc praised, on Wednesday, the initiative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party to withdraw its candidate, Reber Ahmed, from the competitive race for the position of President of the Republic in favor of the Patriotic Union candidate Abdul Latif Rashid, provided that the outgoing president, Barham Ahmed Salih, is not re-elected.

The bloc said in a statement today, “We welcome the initiative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party to resolve the political crisis by withdrawing its presidential candidate and supporting Abdul Latif Rashid as a consensus candidate within the Kurdish House.”

The statement added, “As we highly appreciate this initiative, which expresses the priority of the public interest over partisan interests in order to achieve the desired national consensus to complete the constitutional benefits, foremost of which is the election of the President of the Republic in the parliament session scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, we affirm our full support for this step.”

In its statement, the bloc called on everyone to deal with (the Kurdistan Democratic Initiative), considering it “the only way to end the political blockage that delayed the formation of the government and entered the country with dangerous slides.”

Yesterday, Tuesday, the Iraqi Council of Representatives announced 33 candidates for the position of President of the Republic in the country, after setting a session for tomorrow, Thursday, to elect the new President of the Republic in light of the intensification of differences over this position by the two main Kurdish parties (the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan).

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The Patriotic Kurdistan Region Responds To The News Of Its Agreement With The Democrat Ali Abdul Latif Rashid For The Presidency Of The Republic

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Earth News/ The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan confirmed today, Wednesday, its adherence to the nomination of Barham Salih for a second term as President of the Republic during the next stage.

The leader of the Union, Ghiath Al-Srouji, told Earth News, “The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan rejects the idea of ​​the settlement candidate, and it is still insisting on the nomination of Barham Salih for a second term, and there is no other candidate for the Union.”

Al-Srouji indicated that “dialogues with the Kurdistan Democratic Party are still continuing, but without reaching any solutions or agreement, and we hope that there will be an understanding and agreement before the date of the presidential election session tomorrow, Thursday.”

Today, Wednesday, some news websites circulated information indicating the agreement of the Kurdish Democratic and National Union parties to nominate Abdul Latif Rashid for the presidency.

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A New Position From The Kurdistan Democratic Party Regarding The Presidency Of The Republic And Defines The Personality


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Earth News/ The Kurdistan Democratic Party announced today, Wednesday, that the presidency of the Republic will be decided during Thursday’s session.

Party member Mahdi Abdel Karim told Earth News, “The presidency of the republic will be decided tomorrow, Thursday, with a figure on which all political parties agree, not just the Kurdish ones.”

He added, “This file will end and the prime minister will be assigned, the government will be formed, and the political process will move forward.”

Today, Wednesday, some news websites circulated information indicating the agreement of the Kurdish Democratic and National Union parties to nominate Abdul Latif Rashid for the presidency.

Today, Wednesday, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan announced its adherence to the nomination of Barham Salih for a second term as President of the Republic during the next stage.

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Neither Barham Nor Reaper.. The Kurdish Forces Agree On The Presidential Candidate


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Earth News/ Sources reported today, Wednesday, that the Kurdish forces agreed on a candidate for the presidency, other than the names they had previously nominated, namely Barham Salih, the current President of the Republic and Reber Ahmed.

The sources said, in statements followed by Earth News, that “the political forces agreed to nominate Abdul Latif Rashid for the presidency of the Iraqi Republic, after an agreement between the two most prominent Kurdish components.

The sources added that “the agreement on Rashid comes after negotiations between the State Administration Alliance, the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union,” noting that “the coordinating framework is continuing to nominate Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani to form the Iraqi government.”

Parliament has set tomorrow, Thursday, the date for the session to elect the President of the Republic.

ليس برهم ولا ريبر.. القوى الكردية تتفق على مرشح رئاسة الجمهورية

Iraq tops the list of Arab countries with economic growth for 2022

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 2022-10-12 02:26A-AA+

Shafaq News/ Iraq is heading towards achieving the highest economic growth rate among the Arab countries for the year 2022 by 9.3%, and half a percentage point higher than April’s expectations, taking advantage of the rise in oil prices.

This came according to a report issued by the International Monetary Fund for the month of October, which was reviewed by Shafak News Agency, and it was titled “Global Economic Prospects”. 

According to the fund’s report, it estimates the average price of a barrel of oil at $98 this year, to drop to $85.5 next year 2023.

The report indicated that Kuwait comes in second place with growth this year, which will reach 8.7%, followed by Saudi Arabia third with 7.6% growth, then Egypt comes fourth with 6.6% growth, then the UAE 5.1%, Algeria 4.7%, Oman 4.4%, Palestine 4% and each of Qatar and Bahrain with a growth of 3.4%.

The report expected that Jordan would reach 2.4%, then Tunisia 2.2%, then Yemen 2%, and Morocco 0.8%, while growth in Sudan would decline by 0.3%.

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