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  1. Allawi: build a solid economy depends on investment and the private sector Economy News Baghdad: Called on the Vice-President of the Republic, Iyad Allawi, on Saturday, to build a solid economy depends on investment and the private sector and the market economy. Allawi said in his speech, the scientific conference the first annual Association of Iraqi economists, that "it is necessary to build a solid economy depends on investment promotion, as well as the market economy, the private sector", praising "the efforts of the Iraqi Economists Association and presented by the scientific and economic elites have contributed to the development of economic concepts and raise the profile of the Iraqi economy through different stages. " He added that "the private sector serves the integrity of Iraq," calling "to find real treatments for corruption and to hold accountable those who support it." Views 111 Date Added 29/04/2017 - 19:14 Last updated 04/29/2017 - 20:29 No. Content 7350
  2. Iraqi oil up to Egypt early next month Economy News Baghdad: Announced Iraq's ambassador to Egypt, Habib al-Sadr on Saturday, said he expected the arrival of the first shipment of oil Iraqi to Cairo early next May. Sadr said in an interview I followed "Economy News", the "Convention completed all aspects of its procedures and we expect the arrival of the first Iraqi oil shipment which is about two million barrels of Basrah light early next May, and the terms of payment of soft and this will be the gateway for other economic projects." He added that "the Iraqi government were not the intention at all through the export of this oil shipment to Egypt to exploit a particular opportunity or invest a certain rivalry, but Iraq looks grand sister Egyptian as the main pillar in the Arab world and believes that the strength of Egypt is very essential to the strength and cohesion of the Arab world." . Views 102 Date Added 29/04/2017 - 19:07 Last updated 29/04/2017 - 20:21 No. Content 7349
  3. These countries have the largest gold reserves in the world Economy News Baghdad: gold is a safe haven for investment when faced with economic market turmoil. But what are the countries with the largest gold reserves in the world? The World Gold Council published this month reveals a report which states shares of the total gold reserves in the world. The United States topped the list of countries reserves amounted to 8.133 thousand tons, and replaced Germany in second place B3.337 thousand tons, and Italy ranked third B2.451 thousand tons, came fourth to the tenth salaries as follows: France B2.435 thousand tons, China by 1. 842 thousand tons, Russia B1.655 thousand tons, Switzerland B1.04 thousand tons, Japan B765 tons, the Netherlands B615.2, India B557.8 tons. On the level of Arab countries, Saudi Arabia Vtsdrt list B322 tons of gold and won ranked 16th globally, came the order of the Arab states are as follows: The Arab world to classify Country Tons of gold Category globally 1 Saudi Arabia 322.9 16 2 Lebanon 286.8 18 3 Algeria 173.6 25 4 Libya 116.6 31 5 Iraq 89.8 37 6 Kuwait 79.0 39 7 Egypt 75.6 41 8 Jordan 43.9 47 9 Syria 25.8 55 10 Diameter 25.4 57 11 Morocco 22.0 59 12 The United Arab Emirates 7.5 74 13 Tunisia 6.8 78 14 Bahrain 4.7 85 15 To whom 1.6 99 Views 217 Date Added 04/29/2017 - 18:31 Last updated 29/04/2017 - 20:21 No. Content 7347
  4. Rubaie: There is a relationship between Erbil and Baghdad need to settle historical issues before the referendum By Zozan Saadoun 12 minutes ago >>> Roudao- Arbil confirmed the Iraqi Council of Representatives member of the coalition of state law, Mowaffaq al - Rubaie said on Saturday that there is a relationship between Erbil and Baghdad issues whose solution requires historic compromise before the referendum in the Kurdistan region, noting the absence of a political objection to the referendum if it aims to poll only the people. Rubaie told a reporter Roudao media network in Baghdad, Bahman Hassan, said that "there is a contract between the Kurds and Arabs in Iraq , signed by more than 90 percent of the children of our Kurdish people in Kurdistan and more than 70% of the people of Iraq , namely the Iraqi constitution , which obliges Iraq to be united, republican and federal and decentralized. " He added that "if the desire of the brothers in Kurdistan to hold a referendum in order to explore the point of view of the great people of Kurdistan independence , there is no objection to a strong political it, but if it was a first step for the independence of Independence can not come from one side because there are a lot of outstanding issues between the Kurdistan Iraq and the State of Iraq, including ( the Peshmerga and the disputed areas and Kirkuk and the issue of oil and gas and border ports). " He said these issues "need to be resolved within a historic compromise and so far there is no agreement on this settlement, we need a historic agreement between the Arabs and the Kurds, and I am of those who recognize the rights of peoples to self - determination." On the demarcation of the border with Iran, al - Rubaie said that: "So far did not constitute the Boundary Commission and is supposed to be a technical committee and not political and certainly the Kurdistan part of Iraq and the border between Iraqi Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Iran and clear boundaries, and the participation of Kurdistan is very participation important in this committee." And on changing the Electoral Commission confirmed that " the legal period of UNHCR 's work will continue until 15.09.2017, and the sacking of the Commission at this time aims to filter rather than to reform the political process and the overthrow of the Commission cause Bamadaah time of the House of Representatives political calculations."
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  6. Trump blames Flynn’s vetting on Obama administration President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the National Rifle Association Leadership Conference, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press) By Chad Day | AP April 28 at 6:19 PM WASHINGTON — Even though he named Michael Flynn to be his top national security aide, President Donald Trump on Friday laid the blame for any flaws in Flynn’s vetting at the feet of his predecessor. In an interview airing Friday evening on Fox News Channel’s “The First 100 Days,” Trump tried to deflect recent criticism of his decision to appoint Flynn as national security adviser despite Flynn’s past lobbying on behalf of Turkish government interests and his acceptance of tens of thousands of dollars from a Russian state-sponsored television network. “When they say we didn’t vet, well Obama I guess didn’t vet, because he was approved at the highest level of security by the Obama administration,” Trump said, referring to the previous administration’s approval of Flynn’s security clearance. “So when he came into our administration, for a short period of time, he came in, he was already approved by the Obama administration and he had years left on that approval,” Trump added. Though Flynn was indeed with the Trump administration for a short period before he was forced out, he campaigned vigorously for Trump for months during the 2016 election battle, including a fiery speech at the Republican National Convention in which he joined in as the crowd jeered Democrat Hillarious Clinton. “Lock her up, that’s right,” he called out, applauding the delegates’ chants. President Barack Obama fired Flynn from his post as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014, but Flynn maintained a security clearance that was reissued in January 2016. Trump appointed Flynn as national security adviser in January. He forced him to step down in February, saying Flynn had misled senior administration officials, including the vice president, about his contacts with Russian officials. Trump’s comments echoed the defense advanced by his press secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday, as the Pentagon’s watchdog confirmed it was investigating Flynn, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, over whether he failed to get U.S. government approval to receive foreign payments. Among those payments was more than $33,000 from the RT television network, which U.S. intelligence officials have branded as propaganda front for Russia’s government. The network paid Flynn for attending a gala in Moscow. At the event, Flynn was seated next to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Earlier this week, the top Republican and Democrat on a House oversight committee said they believe Flynn broke federal law by failing to get permission to accept foreign payments and failing to disclose the payments after he received them. Flynn attorney Robert Kelner has defended his client by saying that Flynn did disclose the Moscow trip itself in briefings with the DIA, which is a component of the Defense Department. Kelner said those briefings occurred before Flynn left on the trip and after he returned, citing them as evidence that Flynn was forthcoming. Even though he may have disclosed the trip, both the House committee and the U.S. Army have said they have found no evidence that he disclosed the payments or receive permission to accept them. In addition to the committee, the Defense Department’s inspector general and the Army are scrutinizing the Russia-linked payments as well as Flynn’s share of more than $530,000 worth of foreign agent work he did for a Turkish businessman. Flynn acknowledged in a filing with the Justice Department last month that his work investigating a Turkish cleric could have principally benefited Turkey’s government. On Friday, the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform faulted the Trump administration for blaming Obama. “The White House had its own responsibility to fully vet General Flynn since new information became public during the transition — well after General Flynn’s last background check — about his lobbying on behalf of foreign interests,” said Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. “The White House needs to stop making excuses to protect General Flynn.”
  7. What the difference...SATURDAY, APR 29, 2017 10:00 AM EDT Obama’s whopping Wall Street payday: Not a great look for the Democratic Party brand The ex-president's $400,000 speaking fee is no crime — but it sure doesn't help the Democrats' image problem
  8. Parliament voted to amend the Human Rights Commission Act and extends the legislative term one month History of edits:: 2017/4/29 14:50 • 12 times readable [Where-Baghdad] House of Representatives voted in its regular session , which was held under the chairmanship of Salim al - Jubouri , President of the Council and in the presence of 175 deputies on Saturday on a law amending the Human Rights Commission Act and the extension of the current legislative term for a month. According to a statement of the Department of Media Council of Representatives received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it today denounced Jubouri at the beginning of the meeting in the name of the Council targeting the Karrada district of a terrorist operation that demonstrate the meanness and lowliness of terrorism and its supporters calling on the security services to vigilance and to take security measures to protect civilians. The Board voted to approve the extension of the current legislative term for a period of one month after the end of the current legislative term today at the request of the President of the House of Representatives in order to accomplish the mission and oversight of legislative tasks for interrogations. He announced Jubouri for the Presidency of the Council agreement to determine the next day 11-5 date for the questioning of the Minister of Agriculture after it was scheduled for today, noting that the lack of the presence of the minister questioner will give the opportunity to complete the interrogation in absentia, calling the deputy interviewer to provide evidence and the basis Uwe if not submitted will be considered a request interrogation withdrawn by the Attorney questioner. The Council voted on a parliamentary resolution obliging the Ministry of Electricity to buy its from the Ministry of Industry and its products in support of the national economy and operation of the Iraqi workforce and the maintenance of public money. The Council also completed the vote on a proposed law amending the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Law No. 53 of 2008 and submitted by the committees of human and legal rights for the purpose of the statement of the role of the United Nations Human Rights Office in Iraq for the selection of candidates for membership of the Board of Commissioners and objective oversight and to provide advice and technical support. The Council proceeded to vote on a draft reform of inmates and depositors and submitted by the working committees , social and legal affairs, security, defense and human rights law. This was followed by the governor Zamili MP statement denounced the offering soldiers and border police in Ramadi to terrorist operations by Daesh criminal gangs, noting that the committee has formed an investigative committee on the subject and will refer the negligence of security officials to the courts and the military judiciary, calling for preventing the descent or join the soldiers and employees of the border police from these areas only through military convoys and secure the use of aerial effort to hunt down Daesh gangs in the Anbar desert and strengthen detent forces to file Anbar and work to liberate the entire territory , which is still under the control of the terrorist organization calling for the regulators follow up Of existing units where the presence of large numbers of aliens and the weakness of armament. He gave MP Ali Keywords a statement on behalf of the Committee of Religious Endowments and Religious Affairs , in which he referred to the achievement of Iraq's important achievements in the fields of science, literature and the arts as well as military victories, adding that Iraqi readers have made important achievements in the competitions world Koran , especially after 2003 , which saw a large Koranic renaissance, pointing reference to support religious schools and the offices of Awqaf and for this religious activity, congratulations in advance to achieve the advanced ranks in the competition in Tehran with the participation of Quranic 83 countries where Iraq won the second place in the recitation of the Koran and third place globally in the Conservation of the Holy wa The third position globally in the Conservation of the Holy Blind and the third place globally for the recitation of the Qur'an for the Blind. He congratulated MP Ali Shareef al - Maliki in a statement on behalf of the Committee of Tourism and Antiquities of the Iraqi people by editing the archaeological city in urban areas from the clutches of Daesh victories achieved by the security forces, calling on UNESCO to serious stand to support the rehabilitation of cities and archaeological sites , demanding the Iraqi government to intensify its efforts and to develop a rescue plan urgently to protect the antiquities smuggling and to shed light on the crimes committed by the terrorist organization against the heritage and the cultural heritage of Iraq. On the other hand, the Board completed the first reading of the proposed Iraqi publishers submitted Union law committees of civil society, culture, media and legal institutions, which came to the importance of the role played by Iraqi publishers from publishing culture, science and the arts , and they constitute a cultural and industrial sectors wide, it has become necessary to organize in a union reunited and unify their visions to serve this important segment and defend their rights and develop its work and pursuant to article [22] III of the Iraqi Constitution. It decided by the Presidency to postpone reading each of the report and discussion of the proposed biodiversity protection law and prevention of discrimination and submitted by the Committees on Human Rights and Religious Endowments and Religious Affairs and the report and discussion of the draft of the First Amendment to the Law of Antiquities Law and Heritage No. [55] for the year 2002 submitted by the committees of Tourism and Antiquities and Awqaf and Religious Culture and Information Affairs based on request of the competent committees. The Presidency Commission postponed to read a report and discussion of the project included the Judicial Institute to the judicial authority and submitted by the Legal Committee to a future meeting for the purpose of making a decision on the further legitimizes whether or not the law, in addition to the postponement of a report and discussion of the third draft amendment to the Law of Governorates not organized in a region Law No. [21] for the year 2008 submitted by the legal and the gardens regions and governorates not organized in a region. The President of the Council noted the need to find a mechanism to maintain a quorum to attend the Ladies and Gentlemen of Representatives in the coming sessions for the completion of important legislation, including the provincial elections law. Then decide to adjourn the meeting on Sunday.
  9. APRIL 28, 2017 Half billion Qatari bags seized by Abadi .. Is the summit of Mount snow crisis between the two countries? Was it "a trap" for Doha or Baghdad? It will be the winner in the end? You read different Crisis faced by the State of Qatar and the emir young Tamim bin Hamad Al-many and complex second, and includes more than the issue of a political file, but RCI, which is in its crisis worsening with Iraq, and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi different, and have a special face, and above all this and that are highly dangerous effects may appear in the distant future, or near it. Qataris, like most of their peers in the Arabian Peninsula (except Yemen) are fond of fish of all kinds, and falcons private, and chasing a bird "bustard" deer in every place where you in all over the world, and suffer hardships, sometimes even risking their lives, in order to satisfy this hobby legitimate, princes or elders were or from the public, and that sums up the last part of their plight is complicated by rapidly with Iraq, and represents the tip of the iceberg perhaps other crises have regional ramifications likes to talk about at the moment at least. The story begins by feet 24 diagonally, most of them sons of the royal family to continue "their year" annual, go fishing in the state of Iraq a year and a half ago, when a third of its territory out of government control because of the "stretch" the "Islamic state", and destabilize the presence of militias, security armed, noting that most fertile fishing areas, located in the south, intensely, the areas that most of the inhabitants of the Shiite sect. Qataris have entered the country legally, through visas obtained from the Iraqi Embassy in Doha, which he was legally entry, but what is illegal and humanitarian is being kidnapped by one of the sectarian militias, and claim these militias a huge ransom in exchange for their release. Most of the mediation and contacts that took place behind the scenes throughout the year and a half last year, failed, or has not achieved little success, that was the case of the four Syrian towns (Virulence and Kefraya and Zabadani and Madaya) besieged by the opposition to the Syrian regime of Islamist groups, it blew up the link between the release process trapped in these towns and the release of the Qatari hostages, we do not want to go into the details of sectarianism because this space is not their place. The crisis erupted, and appeared on the surface, when Iraqi Prime Minister Mr. Abadi revealed in a press conference last Tuesday found 23 bag was on the back of a Qatari plane arrived at Baghdad airport for the transfer of Qatari hostages to Doha after their release as part of a complex deal that included the provision of ransoms and allow the hostages to leave trapped in the Syrian towns (mentioned above), show that these bags contained $ 500 million in cash, according to Mr. Abadi he said. Iraqi Prime Minister was frank, and sometimes convincing, when he said he was not in favor of granting Qatari fishermen entry visas to his country because of the seriousness of the security situation, but he did not say how he could not intervene, a prime minister, and in charge of the largest in the state, not to give them these visas required, and stressed that the money was brought by the Qataris will ransom, and considered that the provision of hundreds of millions of dollars to armed groups "is unacceptable." Mr. Abadi concluded his press conference by saying that his government considers that the entry of these funds, and without consulting with them, is contrary to the laws and legislation, and could lead to support for terrorism or involvement in money laundering operations and this was impounded. Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani replied to Mr. Abadi said, "The introduction of these funds to Baghdad came to support the Iraqi government and its efforts to release the kidnapped, and that this entry has been officially," he said "these funds and country must return to the Qatari Treasury if Mr. Abadi does not want ", and in a statement to" Al-Jazeera. " He denied Sheikh Abdul Rahman bin violation of his state of international law, or that these funds will go to armed groups, and said it entered officially. Iraqi Foreign Ministry responded in an immediate statement on Friday in which she said, "The seizure of country funds that have entered the country illegally, and without the knowledge of the Qatari government is in the direction of arbitration law and the fight against the phenomenon of kidnapping and promotion of financial blackmail, and to prevent any point on the large sums of money from by exposing the lives of Iraqi citizens or nationals of other countries entering Iraq at risk in the future and to stand firmly against this dangerous approach. " We do not know how it will be resolved this crisis, which will be solved inevitably end up, but some argue that sending half a billion dollars in cash is not familiar traditions between the countries, especially those that deal with sending funds through recognizable channels such as money transfers through banks, with delivery that there remain exceptions? There is no doubt that the release of the "hostages" a great achievement, whether those of Qatari or Syrians, or any other nationalities, because this great effort to end their suffering is worthy of recognition, but this does not preclude say that the excess of the limit of confidence, and without careful study and appreciation deep position, give the opposite results in most cases. These national fishing trip will enter history, or the Guinness Book of at least figures, the most expensive trip, the most expensive politically or financially, or both .. and God knows. "Ray Day"
  10. Khalati calls for the development of deliberate steps to ensure the success of Basra law and economic development History of edits:: 2017/4/29 14:34 • 16 times readable {Baghdad: Euphrates News} Park MP for the mass of the citizens of Basra, Hassan Khalati province to the Iraqi people and the sons of Basra Fayhaa vote on the law considered Basra economic capital of Iraq. The Aattabrkhalati in a statement to the media office of the mass citizen parliamentary agency {Euphrates News} received a copy of it on this achievement, " a victory for the people of Basra province in order to promote the preservation urban and health and Khaddmaa and educated , " stressing " the need that everyone contributes to succeed in this law , and it remains a title honorary or recipe but that the moral content of deliberate steps to strengthen the economic position and achieve economic development of the people of the country and we proceed. " " The approval of the law is a message to the global Alastosmarah companies to start their business and projects in this capital city." He thanked all the Iraqi Council of Representatives members who showed high support for the adoption of this law, as the local government in the province of Basra called a council and the province, in addition to the economic Chancellery of the Prime Minister to start the first steps through a coordinating committee supreme under Article V of the law , taking advantage of international experiences . in order to achieve similar economic renaissance and comprehensive development. " It is said that, the House of Representatives voted in its meeting yesterday on the proposal of Basra , the capital of Iraq 's economic law in order to develop and strengthen the Iraqi economic reality and to bring about a comprehensive economic development and the advancement of pal Standard of living and service to the citizens level. The head of the National Alliance , Mr. Ammar al - Hakim had called to make the province of Basra , the capital of Iraq 's economic and urged the mass citizen to work to enact a law in this regard , which responded in turn , to invite Mr. Ammar al - Hakim and embarked on the drafting and submission to the Board of Alnwab.anthy
  11. APRIL 29, 2017 Prime Minister of Iraq confirms that the liberation of Mosul is near BAGHDAD - (dpa) Iraqi -srah Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Saturday that they Athaoon to declare the great victory over the organization of the Islamic state. He added Abadi, while attending the National Unity Festival, which was held under the slogan / great victory on our way towards peace / that Iraq is on the threshold of a new phase, despite the large and continuing challenges, saying that "one of the biggest priorities of peace-building and a decent life for our citizens, this is home to all Iraqis of different backgrounds and orientations." He stated that "our heroes are engaged in battles and victories are making a war that is not easy but some are trying to foil the morale of our fighters is building through the lies of the enemy, because they have disagreements with the government and I call on them to leave the brave heroes." He said that "the day of liberation is near in Mosul and the people of Mosul, not to surrender to the rumors," adding that "was destroyed Daesh capabilities and left enormous weapons and we will spend it." Ebadi said: "We do not like war, but the war was imposed on us by the oblique enemy, which is the organization of Daesh and won by a war that is not easy and we have no choice but to win it in order to protect our citizens." "The organization Daesh deviant group attacking Iraqis everywhere and we will win it and Iraqi forces are racing to fight against Daesh." He stated that "Daesh spread lies through social networking to discourage the morale of the Iraqi forces sites, and we must not obey to the adoption of these lies, misleading." He said that "the Kurds in the Kurdistan Iraqi citizens first class and there are campaigns for the rhythm between you and your people of Iraq, and that the diversity of the components of the Iraqi people, Shiites, Sunnis, Kurds, Christians and all denominations, is the power of Iraq." He stressed that "the communities and the components of the whole Iraqi society fought Daesh together, because Iraq is for all we do not have the term citizen first and second degree, everyone is equal." He added that "the people of the liberated areas refuse the return of cooperation with terrorists to their areas and there are large numbers joined Daesh." He said, "We made significant losses in our fight against terrorism, and we have achieved victories with courage, wisdom and heroic steadfastness." Iraqi forces are engaged in large-scale military operations to regain control of the right coast in the city of Mosul from the "Islamic state", after the Emancipation Proclamation left coast late January second / last January.
  12. Baghdad is committed to providing an enabling environment for investment economy Since 29.04.2017 at 12:40 (Baghdad time) Baghdad balances News It announced that the province of Baghdad on Saturday for its pledge to provide a favorable environment for investment and the process of transferring powers to the province during the next phase. A statement by the governor of Baghdad, Atwan Atwani received / scales News / copy of it, "Atwani attended a meeting of the Supreme Commission for coordination between the provinces which was chaired by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and attended by heads of provincial councils, governors and representatives of some ministries." The Office, "The meeting discussed many of the service and security aspects and the return of displaced persons and financial challenges facing the country, in addition to providing a valid environment for investment and the transfer of powers," noting that "the meeting stressed the need to promote the reality service and construction projects stalled because of the financial crisis." He explained, "The meeting touched on the need to grant advanced with ratios of regional development projects amounts of money for their work completed." The meeting, "is keen to maintain the full financial dues from obtaining general budget to be able to resume work on projects stalled due to a lack of funding" .bhsp Albaan.anthy 29 / A 43
  13. Rasheed Bank is preparing to launch an advance staff History of edits:: 2017/4/29 14:10 • 41 times readable [Oan- Baghdad] announced the Rasheed Bank on Saturday, expressed the willingness of its branches wishing to receive requests for an advance of 10 salaries of nominal state employees departments. The bank said in a statement, that "circles interested in promoting transactions by its affiliates to speed up the nomination Mjuliha for the purposes of the audit and receipt of forms for the Apply." The bank added that " the instructions on the advance included that each ministry has authorized the Department to nominate an official letter signed by the head of the department directly gives him the power to promote and follow - up requests for advances to employees of those departments to prevent cases of extortion by weak people." The Rafidain Bank, has launched a similar advance weeks worth 10 million dinars for the staff of government departments before and issued regulations and instructions of them.