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  1. HowieC

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    There ya go Kapistrami...put that in your pipe and smoke it ! Thank you so much Yota for your tireless effort in bringing us the news
  2. The 1st 1/4 of 2018 is in 7 days...I'm good with that. Gives them a last ditch effort to suck in whatever chunky money from Erbil.
  3. Resolving Erbil-Baghdad Crisis “Big Priority for US”: National Security Advisor Basnews English 15/12/2017 - 00:24 Kurdistan ERBIL — National Security Adviser to the US President, H. R. McMaster, said on Wednesday that finding a solution to the disputes between Erbil and Baghdad is “a big priority” for Donald Trump’s administration. Speaking at an annual conference of the Jamestown Foundation, McMaster explained that Washington has been assisting Kurds since 1991 with Operation Provide Comfort (OPC), hoping to protect them from atrocities carried out against them. “What happened?” McMaster asked. “You saw the Kurdish Region flourish.” He valued the developments in Kurdistan Region and said, “It’s a miracle, almost, what happened in Northern Iraq in terms of beautiful cities in Sulaimani, Erbil, and Dohuk.” “We think an important aspect of Iraq being strong is resolving this conflict and tension between the Kurdish Region and the rest of Iraq,” he said, as reported by Kurdistan24. “So we’re committed to that.” “We are committed to the territorial integrity of Iraq and also the territorial integrity of the Kurdish Region… We are committed to work together with the Kurdish leadership [and] the Iraqi leadership to mediate the best we can.”
  4. "Sky Press" The National Enquirer of Iraq. ( That's the same paper that stated Mr. Trumps son in law was on his way over there to have a talk with Malarki )
  5. Thanks...I'm trying to find at least 1 other source. From what I understand....This source is comparable to the National Enquirer
  6. Thank you DA, But all I see are April dates, and that He traveled there. Nothing that refers to "Jared Kouchner met with former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki "......
  7. I thought Parliament was meeting tomorrow. Must be translation.....
  8. One article that floated around was covering the IQD 1 and a half times...... Alsumaria News / Baghdad said Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi , Wednesday, that the Iraqi currency backed strongly there is no fear on the dinar exchange rate against the dollar, while noting the existence of fraud and conspiracy to influence the current situation. Ebadi said in a press conference held at the airport in Baghdad before leaving for Tehran and I followed Alsumaria News that "the Iraqi currency backed strongly, the central bank has large reserves that cover the Iraqi currency and a half times," noting that "there is no fear of the Iraqi dinar."
  9. Experts speculate on the transformation of the national economy from rent to stable 28/10/2017 09:42 Trend Press / Continue "Iraq will soon move to the level of the stable economy after the agreements concluded by Iraq with neighboring and regional countries in conjunction with the liberation of the entire Iraqi territory from the gangs of terror," he said. "The talks held by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Riyadh resulted in the opening of investments for Saudi companies to work in Iraq with the opening of the Arar crossing for trade between the two countries, in addition to the formation of a coordinating council from both countries to coordinate," Al-Amin said in a press statement. In forming a time plan for the priorities of the completion of investment projects and coordination with the ministries and departments concerned in both countries. " "The prime minister and the accompanying delegation signed several economic and trade agreements during his visit to Egypt, Jordan, Turkey and Iran, which resulted in the re-operation of commercial trucks between Iraq and Jordan through the port of Turbil, after Tamina, which means the return of life for commercial and service activities along the way." "The security agreements with Turkey culminated in securing the pipeline to transport Iraqi oil from the fields of Kirkuk to the port of Ceyhan, which leads to the state budget additional financial imports had been cut during the past three years because of the control of gangs and urged the areas through which the pipeline," adding that "The commitment of all the regional countries - Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey and Iran - to support the unified Iraq and support the decisions of the federal authority has strengthened Iraq's international position and will accelerate the end of the gangs of black bandits from Iraq and restore security, stability and reconstruction in cities that were under the control of terrorist gangs." "These agreements and supporting positions for Iraq will contribute to opening up horizons for investment cooperation and restoring the economic joints that have been suspended by the terrorist gangs' control over the capabilities of cities and human and productive capacities. This will enhance the possibility of providing large employment opportunities with the recycling of funds and accelerating development in the services, "And expected" Iraq's transition during the next few years to the level of the stable economy, provided there is a careful planning of its capabilities and economic potential and invest in a rational way for future generations to benefit Of which". He stressed the need for the government to "the path of fighting corruption and providing spoilers to the judiciary and the establishment of controls and procedures to reduce the routine and complex workshops in the implementation of investment projects, economic and development."
  10. United Nations calls for the implementation of Article 140 of the Iraqi Constitution 10/7/2017 A group of Iraqis celebrating the liberation of Mosul Roudao - Erbil The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubic, has extended his sincere congratulations to the people and Government of Iraq on the liberation of the city of Mosul from a sympathetic organization. "This victory provides an excellent opportunity for Iraq to rise again, strong and united," he said. "Despite a crushing crush in Mosul, the war against terrorism is not over and Iraq has more work to achieve full recovery and lasting peace," he said in a congratulatory message. Adding that "this is a historic victory for Iraq and the world and a resounding defeat for Dahesh and terrorism indicates their end, indicating that the nightmare that has been hanging on the shoulders of the people of Mosul for three years has ended and has finally liberated Mosul." Today, he uttered the so-called "Caliphate" From terrorism, its last breath ". "Their bankruptcy and moral collapse are clearly revealed in their barbaric destruction of the Nuri Mosque and its distinctive humpback, where they announced in 2014 their false Takfiri project for the so-called Caliphate." "As we share the joy of the Iraqis with this victory, we recall the victims who have fallen and those who have suffered the most from intimidation and salute the continued efforts of the security forces to clear the liberated areas of the remaining pockets of terrorism and possible sleeper cells." "Victory on the battlefield was the culmination of a series of heroic acts, where Iraqis took the lead in fighting for the liberation of their country and with the concerted support of the world," Kubic said. "The credit and sacrifices of the Iraqi security forces, the Popular Popular Forces, the Peshmerga, the tribal fighters and the military support of the international coalition were the key to achieving this victory," Kubic said, adding that the price was too high for Iraq, Together with the destruction of a mosque in Mosul, the Iraqi people sent a resounding message that they see their future together. " The UN representative praised all Iraqi security forces and Prime Minister Dr. Haider al-Abadi in particular for their efforts to save the lives of civilians. "Their efforts have been exceptional, although the liberation of Mosul is a devastating blow to the Palestinian people. Still controls some parts of Iraq, and can still launch attacks and threaten stability. "They have committed massacres against defenseless men, women and children, used them as human shields, enslaved thousands of women and girls, and imposed harsh punishments on anyone who violates their extremist views or inhuman and brutal rule, causing no suffering," Kubic said. "They have waged a war of annihilation against the Iraqi people and their heritage wherever they have set foot, destroying both mosques and churches, completely ignoring the sanctity of religious beliefs, which must be treated as war crimes and crimes against humanity." In addition to restoring security and the rule of law in liberated areas, the immediate priority is to accelerate the efforts to restore stability to enable millions of civilians who have fled combat zones in Iraq to return voluntarily and safely to The massive humanitarian action must go hand in hand with a strong political process to conduct elections, achieve national and community reconciliation and rebuild social cohesion in order to ensure justice, dignity and peace. Sustainable development for future generations ". "The protection of civilians and the imposition of the rule of law and order on criminal groups and other armed groups that are prohibited in conflict and post-conflict situations are a top priority," he said, adding that sustainable peace also requires that the principles of justice, accountability, tolerance and respect for human rights be the guiding force for all future actions With particular attention to the most vulnerable groups, such as women, children and minorities, and perpetrators of atrocities should be brought to justice and human rights violators should be held accountable for eradicating the ideology of extremism and extremism from the minds of those affected by this scourge Sustainable peace requires the right of return to all, without any demographic manipulation or recourse to retaliation, punishment or forced evictions. " "Peace, which the country and its citizens need and deserve, must be based on strong foundations of unity, cooperation, justice, tolerance and coexistence, from community, community and tribal levels to preventing a return to previous periods and risking devastating consequences," Kubic said. He called on Iraqis to look towards the future with unswerving optimism and engage in meaningful dialogue in a spirit of partnership to resolve differences that impede progress, fight corruption that drains the country's finances, and reform and revitalize the economy to put the country on the road to more jobs and prosperity. He also urged the government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government to benefit from the ideal military cooperation in the fight against Daqash, and to start work now to resolve outstanding issues, especially the issue of the referendum on the independence of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the implementation of Article 140 of the Constitution with regard to borders and disputed areas , Especially the status of Kirkuk, through dialogue and genuine partnership. "The United Nations, which stood by Iraq in the darkest circumstances three years ago when it seized an organization calling for large areas of its territory until it reached the gates of Baghdad, will continue to support it in the post," he said. "It will work with the government, central and local authorities and political leaders. Various components and clans, clans, minorities and civil society organizations, as well as youth and women's organizations. " He added that part of this endeavor is "to provide assistance to electoral management bodies, the Independent High Electoral Commission and the Independent High Electoral Commission of the Kurdistan Region after being subject to restructuring and reform, in support of electoral processes and in particular the elections of the House of Representatives in 2018, which must be on time Constitutional. " Today, it is the day of Iraq, and I extend my sincere congratulations to the Iraqi people for their steady march towards the restoration and building of their country to be a home for all, "he said.
  11. I've been searching with no luck this "caretaker" stage or phase, trying to get an idea who or what it is. Does anyone have an idea?
  12. This could be a good thing..Sounds like they're not going to put up with the continued incompetence of parliament..
  13. Rafidain Bank directs its branches to organize the approved instruments and issuing "bills of exchange" for citizens 21/05/2017 Rafidain Bank in the face of its branches in Baghdad and the provinces to organize the instruments adopted and the issuance of bills of citizens in one day and without any delay. The Information Office of the Bank said in a statement obtained "direction Press" a copy of it, that "the bank in order to cash the block to attract and win customers decided to organize the instruments adopted and the issuance of bills of citizens for the purpose of facilitating transactions in the same day cash deposit or when there is balance in the customer's account." ... The meaning of "bill of exchange" and collected "Bills", in economics, is: Money issued by the creditor, in which City costs to pay a certain amount in a given date for permission a third person, or for permission creditor himself, or to permit the carrier for this assignment.
  14. April 26, 2017 Baghdad - Journal News Sources close to the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that "the next Saturday (April 30, 2017) will be the beginning of the return of the city of Mosul and the liberation of Iraq completely from the organization calling the terrorist
  15. I can't locate any other article or news source that even remotely states this: "we need three months to eliminate the terrorist organization Daesh final." In fact check this out from today.....( But link is bad) Journal April 26, 2017 Baghdad - Journal News Sources close to the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that "the next Saturday (April 30, 2017) will be the beginning of the return of the city of Mosul and the liberation of Iraq completely from the organization calling the terrorist. ... The sources pointed out to the "Journal News" that the Iraqi flag will be raised and the last bullet fired by Abadi, "noting that" the areas that are under the control of a few and very near the corner of liberation. " A member of Nineveh province council Hossam al-Abbar told "The Journal News" that "the old Mosul and the existence of the Grand Mosque of Nuri al-Kabir, one of the symbols of the city from which the so-called caliphate was launched and which is the start of the so-called" Islamic state " Security forces. "He pointed out that" the security forces managed to defeat the terrorist organization, in a number of neighborhoods, including the Al-Tanak district or Chechnya, and left the cemetery and industries and Liberation neighborhood adjacent to the neighborhood of July 17, or what is known as Street 60, completely surrounded by the ninth division and the Abbas military Affiliate of For popular mobilization. " "The end of the liberation of the old Mosul will be a semi-final resolution to announce the liberation of Mosul in full, because it is the most dangerous area of military operations," said security expert Ahmed al-Sharifi, "The Journal News," that "the data indicate that the battles of resolution are close "This is the best proof that the liberation of Mosul will take place within the next few days." On the visit of Speaker Salim al-Jubouri on Wednesday to the right-hand side of Mosul, al-Sharifi said that " Prove the political presence finished A comprehensive declaration of victory and liberation of the city soon.…:
  16. If this is would dismantle the Iraqi and Kurdistan government, as well as parliament.
  17. The fight against terrorism: the next few days will witness the liberation of Mosul - Roudao-Erbil explained Major General Fadel Barwari, of the Anti - terrorism, said : "On Friday , January 6 marked the Iraqi army holiday, but because of our progress in the fighting was not possible for us sweets were distributed to the army and the citizens." ... Berwari said network Roudao media, we "Today we distribute sweets to mark the founding of the Iraqi army, and in the near future also Snozaa sweets to mark the liberation of Mosul city is full of elements of al - Daesh." Berwari said that "progress on the part of anti - terrorism device of this side arrived in Al Muthanna, was the liberation of the first aspect of this neighborhood until we arrived at the archaeological village that separates Al Muthanna to both sides, and now go towards the second side neighborhood of Muthanna and crossed Khosr River River." In the last Major General Fadel Barwari added that "We have big surprises we will announce in the next few days, and this happy surprises for all Iraqis, and especially to the people of Mosul. مكافحة الإرهاب: الايام القليلة القادمة ستشهد تحرير الموصل رووداو-أربيل أوضح اللواء ركن، فاضل برواري، من جهاز مكافحة الإرهاب، أن "يوم الجمعة الماضي 6 كانون الثاني صادف عيد الجيش العراقي، ولكن بسبب تقدمنا في المعارك لم يتسنَ لنا توزيع الحلويات على الجيش والمواطنين". وقال برواري لشبكة رووداو الإعلامية، إننا "اليوم نوزع الحلويات بمناسبة تأسيس الجيش العراقي،...
  18. Parliamentary power: economic reasons behind the delay in sending the oil and gas law to parliament Il Giornale 8 minutes ago BAGHDAD - The Journal News It attributed the parliamentary energy commission, Wednesday, delayed send back the government for oil and gas law for economic reasons and lack of financial preparedness, pointing out that the Economic Committee of the Council of Ministers taking place amendments to the law. According to committee member Tariq friend Rashid's (Journal News), "The government has withdrawn a large number of laws, including the oil and gas law in order to make amendments to it before sending it to parliament for a vote, noting that" many obstacles hindering the most prominent differences between Baghdad and Erbil hinder passed in the process parliament ". He added that the "government of law withdrew three times from the parliament after the recent major changes in the articles of the law and that's what did not embrace the government," adding that "there are other obstacles stand in front of the law is that the rule of law to provide that treatment of any oil fields are created after the vote on the law in coordination with the federal government and this is rejected by the last, "and the ills of a member of the energy committee of government denial that" it prevents the government full control of the oil wells discovered after the vote. " The head of the Oil and Energy Committee in the House of Representatives Ares Abdullah that the project passed requires a prior agreement between Baghdad and Erbil.
  19. "The budget needed for a full month after its publication in the Official Gazette before the beginning of distribution of resources" Maybe we aren't waiting on distribution of resources. We're waiting on the rate that allows the resources to be distributed ??
  20. Administrative order delay infallible authentication on the Budget Law January 2nd,2017 Parliamentary Finance Committee on Monday made it clear, the reasons for the delay President Fuad Masum, the ratification of the general budget of the current fiscal year the law. The committee member said Sarhan Ahmed in a press statement, said that "the general budget of the current fiscal year the law is still in the corridors of the Finance Committee is awaiting administrative orders of the Presidency of the Council of Representatives for transmission to the President of the Republic Fuad Masum, the aim of approved and published in the Official Gazette." Ahmed said, "The budget needed for a full month after its publication in the Official Gazette before the beginning of distribution of resources to ministries and state institutions," noting that "the said period may sometimes goes on in the event of one of the political parties appealed to the budget of the Federal Court Act." أمر إداري يؤخر مصادقة معصوم على قانون الموازنة
  21. Meetings Coverage SC/12660 30 December 2016 · Security Council 7854th Meeting (AM) Security Council Authorizes Continued Maintenance of Iraq Escrow Account, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2335 (2016) The Security Council today authorized the Secretary-General to continue to maintain the escrow account authorized by resolution 1958 (2010), and to retain the funds contained therein until 30 June 2017, at which time all remaining funds would be transferred to the Government of Iraq. Unanimously adopting resolution 2335 (2016) under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the 15-member Council also requested that the Secretary-General continue to pursue implementation of paragraph 7 and other relevant aspects of resolution 1958 (2010). Paragraph 4 of resolution 1958 (2010) authorized the Secretary-General to ensure the retention of $20 million from the Iraq Account in the escrow account until 31 December 2016, exclusively for United Nations expenses relating to the orderly termination of the residual activities of the oil-for-food programme. Paragraph 5 authorized the Secretary-General to ensure that up to $131 million of the Iraq Account were retained in the escrow account for the purpose of providing indemnification to the United Nations, its representatives, agents, and independent contractors for a period of six years with regard to all activities in connection with the Programme since its inception. Michele Sison (United States), whose delegation submitted the text, said that the short-term extension brought the United Nations a step closer to closing the book on the programme and to tying up a few outstanding issues. The Government of Iraq and the United Nations had made progress in several areas, including some legal issues, she said, adding that the Government of Iraq should see today’s extension as the Council’s unwavering support for closing the file once and for all. The Security Council also took note of a letter (document S/2016/1126) dated 29 December 2016 from the Secretary-General to the President of the Council. The meeting began at 10:02 a.m. and ended at 10:05 a.m. Resolution The full text of resolution 2335 (2016) reads as follows: “The Security Council, “Recalling its resolution 1958 (2010), “Acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, “1. Reaffirms its call in paragraph 2 of resolution 1958 (2010) for the Government of Iraq to provide without delay payments referred to therein; “2. Authorizes the Secretary-General to continue to maintain the escrow accounts authorized in paragraphs 3, 4 and 5 of resolution 1958 (2010) and to retain the funds in those accounts until 30 June 2017, at which time all remaining funds are to be transferred to the Government of Iraq; “3. Requests the Secretary-General to continue to pursue implementation of paragraph 7 and other relevant aspects of resolution 1958 (2010); “4. Requests the Secretary-General to report on implementation of this resolution no later than 30 March 2017 and with a final report three months after the transfer of any remaining funds pursuant to paragraph 2 to the Government of Iraq, unless otherwise authorized by the Security Council; “5. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.”
  22. It looks like Iraq is still being held under the caretaker situation under certain articles of Ch 7. Will something like this hold up monetary reform?? From what I've been seeing lately ..I would guess no. .But I'm sure someone is more in tune with this question....
  23. Unfortunately this article has been fabricated by this "365" guy..It's dated today from the CBI.....Plus the title states it happening in "January". The original article is from 2015.

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