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  1. URGENT Earthquake hits Baghdad, Kirkuk, Diyala and Sulaymaniyah Date of release: 2018/7/22 13:17 BAGHDAD (Reuters) – An earthquake shook the capital Baghdad, Kirkuk, Diyala and Sulaymaniyah on Sunday. “A tremor hit at least 1:07 minutes of border areas between Iran and Iraq and the magnitude of the tremor hit 5.9 on the Richter scale and 10 kilometers below the ground,” said Al-Furat News, Others ”
  2. The U.S. government no longer controls the internet Robert Sanders, Oct. 4, 2016, 6:09 PM Free at last Saturday, October 1, marked a historic day for the internet. The U.S. government finally handed over control of the world wide web's "phonebook" to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) after almost 20 years of transition. The ICANN, a nonprofit organization composed of stakeholders from government organizations, members of private companies, and internet users from all over the world, now has direct control over the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), the body that manages the web's domain name system (DNS). Prior to the handover, ICANN already managed IANA, but the U.S. Department of Commerce, through the U.S. National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA), had ultimate authority over any decisions that ICANN made. This meant that the U.S. government could overrule any resolution made by the latter. In a press release, ICANN Board Chair Stephen D. Crocker said, "This transition was envisioned 18 years ago, yet it was the tireless work of the global Internet community, which drafted the final proposal, that made this a reality. This community validated the multistakeholder model of Internet governance. It has shown that a governance model defined by the inclusion of all voices, including business, academics, technical experts, civil society, governments and many others is the best way to assure that the internet of tomorrow remains as free, open and accessible as the internet of today." It belongs to everyone The move has heavy political implications since the internet's registry system is no longer under U.S. government control. Because the web has become a critical structure for governments worldwide, many countries, each with vested interests, feel that other nations could attempt to influence how it develops. That is why the termination of the U.S. government's direct involvement with the IANA puts everyone at ease.
  3. "The Iraqi government is embarking on a project under which the Internet is under full control" I don't think this is such a good idea.
  4. A legal expert reveals the constitutional excesses committed by the Iraqi parliament on the privileges of its members ‘Away from the media’ … basnews en 19/07/2018 – 21:48 Iraq Revealed the legal expert Tariq Harb, on Thursday, the legislation of the outgoing House of Representatives, a new law for the privileges of parliamentarians, pointing out that the Parliament passed the law legislation months ago and was published in the Official Gazette only on July 16, 2018. On July 16, 2018, the Official Gazette published the Iraqi fact sheet No. 4499, including the new law of the House of Representatives No. 13 of 2018, a law which was not mentioned anything about it when studying and when preparing, and when discussing and “Article (73) of this law stipulates that the date of its issuance is the first of July 2018, ie after the end of the work of the House of Representatives and after the elections.” He added that «the date of the first of July was chosen to legislate so as not to be affected by the position of the members of the Council of the elections of this law, which gave parliamentarians members of the House of Representatives many privileges, including what is stated in Article 13 of the law, which was decided to make the service of the member of the House of Representatives 15 years regardless of duration His service », saying that« this contravenes the law of retirement, which requires that there be 15 years of effective service to obtain the pension ». “Among the privileges in this law is that it violated the provisions of the Pension Law, which enhances the payment of pension rights at the age of 50, while the new law of the parliament decides to pay half of the pension rights even if he has not reached that age. It means that a better pensioner than a regular pensioner who does not require 15 years as a service and does not require 50 years as a lifetime under which the ordinary pensioner is entitled to pension rights. Tariq Harb Pointing out that «Article 8 of the new law decides to give the right to the deputy to return to his job contrary to the general rule, which requires the existence of a degree and the allocation of financial, the deputy under this law back to the job even if there was no degree or there was no financial allocation». “Article 6 gave the MP the right to sue before judicial bodies and Article 15 gave him the right to issue books to all parties in the state, contrary to the general rule in parliaments, namely, that parliamentary books and correspondence are through the Office of the Presidency of the House of Representatives, not every deputy has an office and correspondence, Significantly”. The legal expert called on the prime minister or the relevant authorities to “file a lawsuit before the Federal Supreme Court to overturn the financial provisions contained in the law for not taking the opinion of the government in that and because the Council of Ministers did not take over the preparation of this law.”,15700023,15700124,15700149,15700168,15700186,15700190,15700201,15700208&usg=ALkJrhhZ9dxhfNI6bnAyQyDYHiTmQGfEwA
  5. Floridian

    Where's the money going to come from???/

    Thanks, very much, CL21. I appreciate your thoughtful answer. 😊
  6. Floridian

    Where's the money going to come from???/

    "So will there be a new type of Currency Reform under Trump?? My best guess is yes.........The World debt is north of $275 Trillion........a Billion is a thousand Million......and a Trillion is a thousand Billion.......times 275+" Are you thinking Cryptocurrency will be the new type of currency used in the world, instead of Fiat?
  7. Thanks, Yota. Sounds good. " follow a package of administrative procedures to close the exchange rate gap, which contributed to control the sales of the dollar and stability of its price In the same context, user security applications were approved with SWIFT International for the first time, as well as work to comply with all SWIFT network users in Iraq to implement these standards according to the time limit set for them. "
  8. That's what I get for not reading the article. Civil Defense mentioned and I didn't see it. "regular training practices carried out by the Department of Civil Defense"
  9. Oh my! How did I miss this? I was out most of the day yesterday, so maybe that's why. This is very interesting! Thanks, Synopsis. 😊 "I do think it odd that they did announce the, "training practices carried out by the Department of Civil Defense in coordination with the security services And lasts for two days". For what reason is the "Civil Defense" involved with all this and needs to practice for two days?"
  10. How do you think they will do this? Are you thinking, for instance, the 25 dinar and 25,000 dinar will be equal (worth the same)? And are you thinking that the exchange rate will be 1 to 1, and our 25,000 will be worth $25,000, while in Iraq the 25,000 is worth 25? This doesn't seem fair to the Iraqis that have 25,000 notes in the mattress. I am just not understanding how they can issue the lower denominations without dropping the 3 zeros first.
  11. I have to laugh! Comments range from celebration, Saudi approval, protecting the area, and only a test. My first thought was - OMG! Somebody robbed the CBI. I go straight to panic. 😂
  12. Thank you, Newbie. That was so interesting. Now, I understand why the people of Basra are rioting.
  13. Exactly right! The same applies to Germany buying gas from Russia.
  14. Oh! Thanks, Markinsa. I didn't know I could do that.
  15. Yikes! I can't win for losing. I didn't know how else to answer a member without quoting him, so that he would see it. Sorry again.

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