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  1. Iraqi-Iranian parliamentary talks in Baku 2022-07-03 07:54 Shafaq News/ The two deputy heads of the Iraqi parliament and the Iranian Shura Council discussed, on Sunday, a number of common files between the two countries. Iranian media reported that the Deputy Speaker of the Iranian Islamic Consultative Assembly, Abdul Reza Masri, and the Second Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmad, met on the sidelines of the Conference of the Parliamentary Network of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAMPN) held in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku. During the meeting, the deputy head of the Iranian Islamic Consultative Assembly stressed the principle of good neighborliness and brotherhood between the two countries, adding, "The Islamic Republic of Iran has always supported peace and stability in the region, and has made its policy based on expanding relations with neighboring countries." In turn, the Second Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives pointed to the importance of the role of the Islamic Republic of Iran in confronting Takfiri and terrorist groups. "We appreciate the good and positive political, security, social and humanitarian positions of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the region," he added.
  2. "Minister Al-Sadr: Iraq will not return to consensus, whatever the results." 2022-07-02 13:55 Shafaq News/ A close friend of the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, renewed on Saturday his position rejecting consensus to proceed with the political process in Iraq. Saleh Muhammad al-Iraqi, who is close to al-Sadr and who identifies himself as the "minister of the leader", said in a post on the social networking sites "Facebook", "There is a covenant between our leader and God (..) that he will not put his hands in the hands of any corrupt," stressing that "He will not return to Iraq." to agree, whatever the outcome. He described al-Sadr's withdrawal from the political process as "a victor's withdrawal", and a "step to save the nation." Al-Iraqi continued by saying that "the withdrawal will reveal the truth about those claiming to defend the sect, so you see what they are doing in the absence of a popular class that is the most courageous and bravest in resisting the occupation and the war of terrorism and the closest to the hearts of the people and the fair ones, and we will not share them no matter what happens." Yesterday, Friday, Saleh Muhammad al-Iraqi, who is known as the "minister of al-Sadr", gave ten "new" reasons for the withdrawal of the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr from the political process, and the coordinating framework vowed to say, "Tomorrow will see it soon." Since the Sadrist bloc’s representatives submitted their resignations from the Iraqi Council of Representatives and the withdrawal of the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr from the political process, the coordinating framework addresses the task of forming the new government and enters into internal negotiations and dialogues with other political forces, but until now, no formal announcements have been made about reaching understandings between the two parties. The blocs lead to the formation of the government.
  3. The Cabinet makes a large package of decisions Reconstruction and building Economy News - Baghdad The Council of Ministers, during its session held today, Saturday, issued several decisions. And the media office of the Prime Minister stated in a statement, "Al-Kazemi chaired the twenty-fifth regular session of the Council of Ministers, during which the overall general situation in the country was discussed, and the most prominent economic and service issues were discussed." Al-Kazemi was briefed on "the measures taken by the government earlier, to confront the global economic crisis, mitigate its repercussions on the living situation of citizens, and continue the government to stand on the developments of the crisis and take decisions whenever necessary." The statement continued, "The Council of Ministers discussed the current situation of electricity, and the challenges facing the electrical system throughout Iraq due to the significant rise in temperatures, and the efforts of the Ministry of Electricity in facing that." He pointed out that "in order to ease the burdens on citizens due to the shortage in the supply of electricity, the Cabinet approved a number of recommendations related to increasing the supply of private generator owners with fuel and reducing its price, as follows: First / Further to Cabinet Resolution No. (159) of 2022, according to which the price of fuel supplied to owners of private generators was reduced by (250) dinars per liter, and for the purpose of providing citizens with electricity for all hours of interruption of electric power supplied from the national grid, it was decided that the Ministry of Oil would increase the amount of fuel Equipped for the owners of private generators for the months specified by the aforementioned decision, so that the processing is according to the cut-off hours (that is, the greater the cut-off hours, the greater the quantity of the supply of the private generators), and in a manner that ensures the continuation of providing citizens with electric power continuously, at a rate not exceeding 3 liters / KV , for each cut-off hour , according to the reports of the Electricity Distribution Directorate in the governorate and the head of the administrative unit, provided that the cut-off hours are set for administrative units and not at the governorate level. Second / A - The Ministry of Oil will open outlets in all (the governorates that are not organized in a region), to sell gas oil / kerosene to owners of private generators to meet their fuel needs. B - The Ministry of Oil has opened the registration for unregistered private generators to include them in the kerosene quota according to the needs of the new residential neighborhoods, and with the support of a technical committee composed by the governorate’s governor. Third, the Joint Operations Command, with representatives of the governorates and all security and sectoral bodies, assumes the task of controlling and organizing the transfer of oil derivatives between the governorates and within each governorate, to control the procedures for transporting fuel to the owners of private generators, as well as to combat smuggling of oil. Fourth / The National Security Agency follows up on citizens' complaints, monitors generator owners' violations when the hours of supplying electricity to citizens are reduced from the hours specified for each governorate compared to the quantities of fuel supplied to them, and takes legal action against violators. The statement continued, "The Council hosted the Governor of the Central Bank, where the report on combating money laundering and terrorist financing was discussed, and the Council agreed on the following: - Approval of the fourth annual report of the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Council for the year 2021, attached to linking the letter of the Central Bank / Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Council No. (36) on April 26, 2022, based on the provisions of Article (7/fourteenth) of the Anti-Money Laundering Law Money and Terrorism Financing (39 of 2015), taking into account the continuation of the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Office to take the necessary measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing in coordination with the regulatory authorities. He stressed that the session witnessed a review of the epidemiological report and the procedures of the Ministry of Health; In the face of the Corona pandemic, and its efforts to follow up the large increase in injuries, by preparing hospitals, providing the necessary treatments and medical supplies, and securing vaccines in all health outlets. The Council of Ministers discussed the topics on the agenda, and issued the following decisions: First / Finance the Ministry of Finance an amount of (3,000,000) dinars, only three billion dinars to the Ministry of the Interior per month to fill the salary deficit of the Diwan of the Interior Center, in implementation of paragraphs (1 and 2) mentioned in the Federal Financial Supervision Office book No. (1/1/15/2443). ) dated February 3, 2021. Second / In order to support the institutional security work, the Council of Ministers decided to allocate a sum of money to support the National Security Agency by establishing headquarters for them in various governorates, to perform their duties in an optimal manner. Third / The Council of Ministers decided to add a paragraph to its previous decision on June 28, 2022 regarding the appointment of medical and health professionals, so that the amended paragraph becomes as follows: The Minister of Finance will create the degrees and job titles necessary to appoint those covered by the aforementioned description, and the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research is authorized to appoint twenty graduates from the first quarter of Graduates of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, ten graduates from the first quarter of graduates of the Faculty of Pharmacy and the first three graduates of nursing faculties, while the Minister of Health appoints the rest of those mentioned in the first paragraph of the cabinet decision concerned with appointing medical and health professionals after the Federal Service Council takes over The necessary procedures for their appointment, according to the needs of the two ministries, and in a manner that does not conflict with paragraph 1 of this decision. Fourth / Allocating an amount of (1.5) billion dinars to the holy governorate of Karbala, according to the Cabinet Resolution (15 of 2022) to support the provision of services to visitors. The Council also voted to facilitate the procedures for establishing the Najaf Governorate Gates Project. Fifth / authorizing the Ministry of Defense to spend an amount allocated to secure the requirements of military colleges. Sixth / authorizing the Ministry of Agriculture to activate the agricultural calendar for a period of two months, starting from the date of issuing this decision. Views 366 Added 07/02/2022 - 7:14 PM Update 07/03/2022 - 3:41 PM
  4. The appearance of Muhammad Salih: 150 trillion dinars, unamortised advances owed by the ministries money and business Economy News-Baghdad Adviser to the Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Mazhar Muhammad Salih, revealed, on Sunday, the existence of huge un-amortized advances to the ministries, amounting to 150 trillion dinars, which prevents the completion of the final accounts . Saleh said in a press interview, that "the obstacles that prevent the final accounts from being conducted are the lack of budgets, and the ministries borrowing huge amounts of money that have not been extinguished so far, exceeding 150 trillion dinars ." He added, "The final account procedure requires the existence of a general state budget, and in the absence of it, it is necessary to issue a budget law (a reality) that is discussed and approved by the House of Representatives ." Saleh explained, "The final accounts require that they be prepared in succession, as it is not possible to calculate a current year without making the calculation for the previous one, and this is expected to happen during the current year, if the state's general budget is not approved ." Observations 146 Added 07/03/2022 - 11:34 AM Update 07/03/2022 - 5:09 PM
  5. The Iraqi government takes a number of decisions, most notably salaries and money laundering 2022-07-02 10:34 Shafaq News/ On Saturday, the Iraqi Council of Ministers took a number of decisions, most notably salaries and money laundering, as well as the work of private generators. This came after holding its regular session chaired by the Speaker of the Council, Mustafa Al-Kazemi. Al-Kazemi reviewed, according to a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, "the security situation in the country, and the efforts of the armed forces of all kinds in pursuing the remnants of ISIS terrorist gangs, and carrying out several operations that led to the killing and arrest of a number of ISIS terrorist leaders." The Prime Minister was briefed on "the measures taken by the government earlier, to confront the global economic crisis, mitigate its repercussions on the living situation of citizens, and the government's continuation of standing on the developments of the crisis and taking decisions whenever necessary." The Council of Ministers discussed the current situation of electricity, and the challenges facing the electrical system throughout Iraq due to the high temperature, and the efforts of the Ministry of Electricity in facing that. In order to ease the burdens on citizens due to the shortage of electricity supply, the Council of Ministers approved a number of recommendations related to increasing the supply of private generator owners with fuel and reducing its price, as follows: First / Further to Cabinet Resolution No. (159) of 2022, according to which the price of fuel supplied to owners of private generators was reduced by (250) dinars per liter, and for the purpose of providing citizens with electricity for all hours of interruption of electric power supplied from the national grid, it was decided that the Ministry of Oil would increase the amount of fuel Equipped for owners of private generators for the months specified by the aforementioned decision, so that the processing is according to the cut-off hours (that is, the greater the cut-off hours, the greater the quantity of the supply of private generators), and in a manner that ensures the continuity of providing citizens with electric power continuously, at a rate not exceeding 3 liters / KV, for each cut-off hour , according to the reports of the Electricity Distribution Directorate in the governorate and the head of the administrative unit, provided that the cut-off hours are set for administrative units and not at the governorate level. Second / A - The Ministry of Oil will open outlets in all (the governorates that are not organized in a region), to sell gas oil / kerosene to owners of private generators to meet their fuel needs. B - The Ministry of Oil has opened the registration for the unregistered private generators to include them in the kerosene quota according to the needs of the new residential neighborhoods, and with the support of a technical committee composed by the governorate’s governor. Third, the Joint Operations Command, with representatives of the governorates and all security and sectoral bodies, assumes the task of controlling and organizing the transfer of oil derivatives between the governorates and within each governorate, to control the procedures for transporting fuel to the owners of private generators, as well as to combat smuggling of oil. Fourth / The National Security Agency follows up on citizens' complaints, monitors generator owners' violations when the hours of supplying electricity to citizens are reduced from the hours specified for each governorate compared to the quantities of fuel supplied to them, and takes legal action against violators. The Council of Ministers hosted the Governor of the Central Bank, where the report on combating money laundering and terrorist financing was discussed, and the Council agreed on the following: - Approval of the fourth annual report of the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Council for the year 2021, attached to the book of the Central Bank / Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Council No. (36) on April 26, 2022, based on the provisions of Article (7/fourteenth) of the Anti-Money Laundering Law and the financing of terrorism (39 of 2015), taking into account the continuation of the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Office to take the necessary measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing in coordination with the regulatory authorities. The session witnessed a review of the epidemiological report, and the procedures of the Ministry of Health; In the face of the Corona pandemic, and its efforts to follow up the significant increase in infections, by preparing hospitals, providing the necessary treatments and medical supplies, and securing vaccines in all health outlets. After the Council of Ministers discussed the topics on the agenda, it issued the following decisions: First / Finance the Ministry of Finance an amount of (3,000,000) dinars, only three billion dinars to the Ministry of the Interior per month to fill the salary deficit of the Diwan of the Interior Center, in implementation of paragraphs (1 and 2) mentioned in the Federal Financial Supervision Office book No. (1/1/15/2443). ) of February 3, 2021. Second / In order to support the institutional security work, the Council of Ministers decided to allocate a sum of money to support the National Security Agency by establishing headquarters for them in various governorates, to perform their duties in an optimal manner. Third, the Council of Ministers decided to add a paragraph to its previous decision on June 28, 2022, regarding the appointment of medical and health professionals, so that the amended paragraph becomes as follows: The Minister of Finance creates the degrees and job titles necessary to appoint those covered by the aforementioned description, and authorizes the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research to appoint twenty graduates from the first quarter of Graduates of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, ten graduates from the first quarter of graduates of the Faculty of Pharmacy and the first three graduates of nursing faculties, while the Minister of Health appoints the rest of those mentioned in the first paragraph of the cabinet decision concerned with the appointment of medical and health professionals after the Federal Service Council takes over The necessary procedures for their appointment, according to the needs of the two ministries, and in a manner that does not conflict with paragraph 1 of this decision. Fourth / Allocating an amount of (1.5) billion dinars to the Holy Karbala Governorate, according to the Council of Ministers Resolution (15 of 2022) to support the provision of services to visitors. The Council also voted to facilitate the procedures for establishing the Najaf Governorate Gates Project. Fifth / authorizing the Ministry of Defense to spend an amount allocated to secure the requirements of military colleges. Sixth / authorizing the Ministry of Agriculture to activate the agricultural calendar for a period of two months, starting from the date of issuing this decision.
  6. To achieve record revenues and for the Eid, the Ministry of Oil is disbursing a financial “reward” 2022-07-03 04:27 Shafaq News/ The Minister of Oil and the head of the National Oil Company, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, directed, on Sunday, the disbursement of (100 thousand dinars) to all workers in the oil sector. In a statement, the Minister of Oil issued an order to disburse a financial reward of 100,000 dinars to all members of the oil sector, including owners, contracts and daily wages. The minister's directive coincided with the approaching Eid al-Adha, and the ministry achieved record oil revenues, according to a statement issued by the ministry. On Friday, the Federal Oil Ministry announced the preliminary statistics for the exported quantities of crude oil and the revenues generated for the month of June, which is the highest monthly revenue in Iraq's history. The ministry said in a statement; The total amount of crude oil exports amounted to (101) million (191) thousand (236) barrels, with revenues amounting to (11.505) billion dollars.
  7. Iraq raises the price of its oil exported to Jordan 2022-07-03 02:34 Shafaq News/ The Iraqi Oil Marketing Company "SOMO" announced on Sunday that the average price of crude oil exported to Jordan rose to more than 107 dollars per barrel during the month of June, after starting for the third month in a row to export oil to this neighboring country during the current year. . Thus, Iraq has sold one barrel of crude oil to Jordan for less than 6 dollars only, compared to the official selling price announced by the Ministry of Oil, which amounts to more than (113.70) dollars, according to the statistics issued by the ministry, after it sold at a price less than 15 dollars than the official price. during the month of May. Somo said in a statistic on its website and seen by Shafak News Agency, that "the total oil exports to Jordan during the month of June amounted to 299,760 barrels," noting that "the export rate amounted to 10 thousand barrels per day." The company added that "the average price of a barrel sold to Jordan amounted to 107.70 dollars," noting that "the value of imports from Jordan's oil exports during one month amounted to 32 million and 284 thousand and 152 dollars." In September 2021, Jordan received oil shipments under an agreement to purchase 10 thousand barrels per day of crude oil from the Kirkuk fields to meet part of the domestic demand, before stopping it in February 2022 as a result of the contract expiry, to start again last April. It is noteworthy that Iraq exports crude oil at preferential prices to Jordan via tanker trucks, at an approximate rate of 10,000 barrels per day. On Friday, the Ministry of Oil announced the total oil exports and revenues achieved for the month of June, indicating that they amounted to 101 million, and (191) thousand, and (236) barrels, with revenues of (11.505) billion dollars.
  8. Currency auction.. more than 244 million dollars in sales of the Iraqi Central Bank from foreign remittances 2022-07-03 06:38 Shafaq News/ The total sales of the Central Bank of Iraq, on Sunday, from foreign remittances amounted to more than 244 million dollars in the currency auction. Shafak News Agency correspondent stated that the Central Bank sold today, during its auction to buy and sell US dollars, 264 million and 1561 US dollars, covering it at a base exchange rate of 1460 dinars per dollar. He added that 91% of these sales went to enhance balances abroad in the form of remittances and credits, which amounted to 244 million and 1561 dollars, while the rest went in the form of cash sales amounting to 20 million dollars. Our correspondent indicated that 33 banks have fulfilled requests to enhance balances abroad, and 12 banks have responded to cash requests, in addition to 120 mediation companies.
  9. The rise in the exchange rate of the dollar Time: 07/03/2022 10:40:19 Reading: 975 times {Economic: Al Furat News} The exchange rates of the US dollar rose against the Iraqi dinar on Sunday, on the main stock exchange in the capital, Baghdad The central stock exchanges of Al-Kifah and Al-Harithiya recorded this morning 148,300 Iraqi dinars, compared to 100 US dollars. The buying and selling prices increased in the local market in Baghdad, where the selling price reached 148,750 Iraqi dinars per 100 US dollars, while the purchase prices amounted to 147,750 Iraqi dinars per 100 US dollars.
  10. The Minister of Oil directs the disbursement of 100,000 dinars for Eid to all workers in the oil sector Time: 07/03/2022 11:22:02 Reading: 975 times {Local: Al Furat News} Today, Sunday, the Minister of Oil, President of the Iraqi National Oil Company, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, issued an order to disburse a financial reward (100 thousand dinars) to all members of the oil sector, owners, contracts and daily wages. A ministry statement said, "The minister's directive coincided with the approaching Eid al-Adha, and the ministry achieved record oil revenues."
  11. With Eid approaching... Health reveals its recommendations to the Supreme Committee Time: 07/03/2022 14:32:48 Reading: 832 times {Local: Al Furat News} The Ministry of Health revealed its recommendations to the Supreme Committee for Health and National Safety with the approaching Eid al-Adha. The Director General of Health Promotion in the Ministry, Haitham Al-Obaidi, told {Euphrates News}: "There is a weekly meeting in which we present recommendations to the Supreme Committee that include a vision and health recommendations regarding the epidemiological and vaccination situation." He added, "The recommendations included adherence to preventive measures and the vaccination card, although they are continuing, but the restrictions were eased in the previous time." And Al-Obeidi indicated that "the recommendations of the Ministry of Health are to adhere to preventive measures, and there are no restrictions on the movement of citizens, but there are restrictions on the vaccine and preventive measures." The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers announced today, Sunday, that the Supreme Committee for Health and Safety considers the employee who is not vaccinated against Corona to be absent without pay. And she pointed out that “Paragraph (7) of the decision of the Supreme Committee for National Health and Safety (16 of 2021) contained in the directives of the Prime Minister, related to preventive measures to reduce the Corona virus, stipulated that citizens should not be allowed to review ministries and departments of a crowded nature with auditors and large human gatherings. , such as (Pensions Department, Traffic Directorates, Passport Directorates, Civil Status and Nationality Directorates, etc.). And she added, "The paragraph also included not allowing the employees of these departments to work in the event that there is no evidence that they are free of Corona disease with the result of a negative (PCR) examination that was conducted within a week, or there is no evidence that he has received the Corona vaccine. The responsibility for implementing these procedures and following up on its employees, and promising the violating employee to be absent without pay.
  12. Al-Kazemi: It is unreasonable for the government to remain focused due to the lack of a budget Time: 07/03/2022 13:17:25 Reading: 793 times {Local: Al-Furat News} Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi asked, on Sunday, that it is unreasonable for the government to remain focused and unable to achieve; Because there is no budget for not forming a government. Al-Kazemi said in his speech during the inauguration of the Maysan investment station installed for the production of electric power: We are inaugurating the Maysan Electric Power Station, a station that produces up to 750 megawatts, and it is a qualitative addition to the national network for the transmission and provision of energy to all our governorates, and Maysan Governorate may be the first beneficiary, but it is supportive of the network. National Electric. He added, "This station will use local gas from gas fields in Maysan Governorate, and this is a new qualitative development in the field of energy and electricity production, because it will contribute to reducing dependence on imported gas and electricity." He continued, "Today we are opening this station, and in the past months we have opened the stations: Nasiriyah, Samarra, and Al-Muthanna, and soon we will open the Cruz station, as well as we are working on developing the Al-Anbar station. And benefit from the experiences of our youth in the Ministry of Electricity.” He added, "This station and the stations that were opened in the recent past are compound stations that rely on two stages of work, and reduce energy waste, as well as contribute to reducing thermal emissions, and are environmentally friendly. The world has changed a lot and the issue of the environment has become a priority for work; That is why we changed the name of the Ministry of Electricity to the Ministry of Electricity and Alternative Energy, i.e.: environmentally friendly energy that is cheaper in cost and more appropriate to the developments of the times. He added that "work is still underway in the Ministry of Electricity and within the government's plan on a new strategy that works to provide energy according to a set of conditions and conditions; to improve the electricity service throughout Iraq," noting that "we opened several stations, including this station, and we worked to The development of traditional plants to be compound plants that produce more electricity and consume less energy.” And between "we have proceeded with the electrical interconnection project with various neighboring countries, and we are also working to benefit from this linkage, in order for Iraq to be a corridor for the transfer of energy between neighboring countries, and we have supported the energy sector by signing a series of contracts based on solar energy, and there are projects that we will lay the foundation stone for soon." And we will open it very soon, and we had a meeting yesterday in the Council of Ministers, and we studied the process of supporting electrical stations, as well as private generators, and we took a set of decisions to support generator owners, and reduce the suffering of citizens in the summer.” And he noted, "You know the conditions that this government went through, they were difficult, and they are two years old, including the year 2020 in which we did not have a budget, and in the following year 2021 the budget was available, and now in 2022 there is no budget, so how can the government work and provide the best without Budget? Every year in which the budget is delayed, it leads to a delay of five to ten years in the provision of services.” And he concluded by saying, “I repeat my thanks to all the cadres of the Ministry of Electricity, as well as the company investing in this project, and I wish you all the best, and I thank the effort that defied all the difficult circumstances of the Corona epidemic, budget conditions, and the collapse of oil prices; however, you succeeded in implementing this project; in order to Serving Iraq Thank you very much.
  13. Al-Kazemi directs the adoption of recommendations to prevent hemorrhagic fever, cholera and corona diseases Time: 07/03/2022 13:08:51 Reading: 1,079 times {Local: Al Furat News} The Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, directed during the twenty-fifth regular session held on the twenty-eighth of last month, and based on what was presented by the Ministry of Health, to approve the proven recommendations regarding the prevention of hemorrhagic fever, as follows: 1. The Ministry of Agriculture has taken a number of measures, including the implementation of spraying and immersion campaigns for animals (sheep, goats, and cows) to combat ticks (which transmit the virus). • Preparing emergency stores of pesticides used by spraying and immersion in veterinary hospitals in the event of any emergency. • Examination of animals imported to Iraq and quarantine until ensuring their safety from hemorrhagic fever. • Submit periodic reports to the Ministry of Health on the measures taken on the animal side to limit and control the disease. • Giving a broader authority to veterinary hospital managers to enable them to purchase the necessary materials to implement the necessary preventive measures on the animal side. 2. Issuing urgent instructions from the relevant authorities to prevent slaughter outside the slaughterhouses and to find urgent alternative solutions to the shortage in the number of massacres and to prevent the further spread of the disease. 3. The concerned authorities shall prepare stockpiles of (drugs, vaccines, medical and laboratory supplies for the prevention, control, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases) in anticipation of future matters. 4. Confirmation of the governors’ control over the movement of animals to and from their governorates, under the supervision of veterinary hospitals after ensuring that they are free of ticks that transmit the disease, supporting the security forces and preventing slaughter outside the regular slaughterhouses, with intensifying the monitoring and examination of animals ready for slaughter in these slaughterhouses by the veterinarian and determining the places of sale of animals. 5. Confirming the follow-up of the Baghdad Operations Command and the governorates, the Ministry of Interior and the National Security Apparatus to support the health teams of the Ministry of Health of the phenomenon of indiscriminate slaughter outside the regular slaughterhouses, and to monitor the movement of livestock between governorates and their movement. 6. All civil society organizations, loyal societal forces, clerics, clan elders, intellectuals and activists bear the national and moral responsibility to educate citizens and follow the instructions of the concerned and specialists from the ministries concerned with preventive measures to limit and control the spread of these diseases. 7. Municipal departments raise all slaughter waste in a safe manner to avoid infection. According to the Cabinet Affairs Department and committees in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, more recommendations have been approved regarding the prevention of cholera, which are: 1. The implementation of the Ministry of Construction, Housing, Municipalities and Public Works and the Baghdad Municipality, the procedures below to ensure the quality and safety of drinking water: • Operation of water purification projects and complexes At full capacity, the alum and chlorine materials should be continuously prepared, and the free chlorine level in the water should be (0.5) parts per million at the farthest point from the water transmission networks. • Addressing the sites and causes of failure of water models withdrawn from projects, complexes, water stations and their networks from the health control divisions and health centers of health departments in Baghdad and the governorates, to create water suitable for human consumption and to limit the spread of water-borne diseases, especially cholera. • Establishing water purification projects and collections that are compatible with the increase in the population to deliver water suitable for human consumption to citizens, provided that the supplied water conforms to the Iraqi standard specifications, as well as preventing abuses on the network. • Rehabilitation of some projects, water stations and current water purification and sterilization complexes from an urban, health and technical point of view, with the repair or replacement of the water networks carrying old drinking water, the preparation of chlorine and alum and their pumping devices, and the repair of idle scavengers in some projects. • Addressing the cracks in the water supply network through cooperation and coordination between you and the governorates. • Establishing a water desalination plant (RO), which is the source of wells water in areas not served by water networks. • Observing the submersibles in water purification projects close to the river's edge that need to be supplied at a distance of more than (10 m) from the river's edge as a result of low river water levels, and attention to the cleanliness of the area surrounding the water intake. • Develop and study special plans to reduce the dissolved salts in the produced water (drinking water) with the use of modern technologies to treat dissolved salts and high turbidity, to create water suitable for human consumption and free of pollutants. • Treating sewage and not pouring it into rivers directly without treatment. • Obtaining the approval of the health authorities on the sites for draining water (agricultural, industrial, and human) to the water source to ensure control of water quality in the water intake areas for drinking water drain projects.
  14. Al-Kazemi: The qualitative development in the Maysan plant is its lack of reliance on imported gas Time: 07/03/2022 10:01:16 Reading: 936 times {Local: Al Furat News} Prime Minister Al-Mustafa Al-Kazemi inaugurated today, Sunday, the Maysan investment plant with a combined cycle for the production of electric power, with an operating capacity of 750 megawatts. Al-Kazemi said in a speech during the opening: This station constitutes a qualitative addition to providing electric power in all our governorates, and that Maysan Governorate will be the first beneficiary. The Prime Minister added that the qualitative development in this station will help reduce dependence on imported gas; As it operates on locally produced gas, it will provide the national grid with more electricity production. It is worth noting that the Maysan investment plant with a combined cycle for the production of electric power, will add 750 megawatts to the production of the national grid under normal operating conditions, 500 of which are through the simple cycle, and 250 of them through the combined cycle, and it uses modern technologies that reduce energy waste and are environmentally friendly, and operate The plant is powered by natural gas from the Halfaya and Bazerkan fields, both in the Maysan governorate, and is located in the Al-Kahla district, south of the city of Al-Amarah in the Maysan governorate. The inauguration, in charge of managing the Ministry of Electricity, was attended by Mr. Adel Karim, and a number of officials in the ministry and the governorate.
  15. Abdollahian: Iran welcomes the reopening of embassies and the start of negotiations with Saudi Arabia 2022.07.03 - 13:02 Baghdad - people On Sunday, the Iranian Foreign Ministry announced that it welcomed the reopening of embassies and the start of negotiations with Saudi Arabia. According to the Iranian News Agency and followed by “Nass”, (3 June 2022), the Iranian Foreign Minister, Amir Abdullahian, said during a meeting he held with Palestinian groups in Damascus, in response to the message of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi that “Iran welcomes the reopening of embassies and the start of the negotiations with Saudi Arabia. For his part, "The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Saeed Khatibzadeh, said last week that the aim of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi's visit to Iran is to revive the Saudi-Iranian talks." "The Saudi side is ready to continue talks at the diplomatic level in Baghdad," he said.
  16. Diplomatic source: Al-Kazemi is visiting Jeddah today to meet bin Salman.. These are the objectives of the visit Time: 07/03/2022 08:57:04 Reading: 3,003 times {Political: Al Furat News} An Arab diplomatic source in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, revealed that Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi is expected to arrive today, Sunday, in the city of Jeddah on the Red Sea coast, to meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and senior Saudi officials in his second visit to the Kingdom during 9 days. The source said, in a statement to the German news agency, on condition of anonymity, that Al-Kazemi "will brief the Saudi leadership on the results of his recent visit to Iran and Tehran's position on the agenda of negotiations with Riyadh, in a way that paves the way for raising the level of the two parties' talks to reach a solution to the points of contention between the two countries and thus restore full diplomatic relations. between them." The Iranian Foreign Ministry announced that bilateral talks with Saudi Arabia will resume soon in the capital, Baghdad, and its spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that "talks with Saudi Arabia will resume soon in Baghdad, indicating that Saudi Arabia is ready to continue negotiations at the diplomatic level. " The Iraqi ministers conveyed to us points from Saudi Arabia regarding the bilateral talks." It is noteworthy that on June 25, Al-Kazemi visited Jeddah on an official visit, a day before his visit to Iran the next day, which focused on discussing opportunities for "calm down" between Riyadh and Tehran. Last April, Iran and Saudi Arabia resumed their dialogue sessions in Baghdad after a hiatus for several months, by holding a meeting between representatives of the two countries as part of efforts aimed at improving the severed relations between them.
  17. Political analyst: The framework is trying to dismantle concessions into balances in forming the government Time: 07/02/2022 22:08:40 Reading: 1,274 times {Politics: Al Furat News} The political analyst, Iyad Al-Anbar, shed light on the political scene in forming the government and the attempts of the coordination framework to dismantle concessions into balances in forming the next government. Amber said; For the (unpublished) program broadcast by Al-Furat satellite channel on Saturday evening, it said: "First, we have to admit that the Sadrist movement has become outside the government formation equation after officially announcing its withdrawal, and the coordinating framework is continuing in the formation." He added, "The current's withdrawal was a deliberate step. There may be an arrangement or a project, and its going to the opposition will be unilateral." "It is not possible to reach the moment of clash, which is based on a zero-sum equation, and its meaning, if it starts, will not be resolved easily and its cost is very difficult, and I don't think any political party would like to enter into this equation," Al-Anbar added. And he said, "The formation of the government is complicated, with concessions, and the framework is trying to dismantle these concessions and present balances in the formation, and our political system is a hybrid, not a consensual." Amber concluded, "The problem is not with the political consensus in forming the government, but with the street's view of this formation."
  18. Cabinet sets Eid al-Adha holiday Time: 07/02/2022 21:47:55 Reading: 5,772 times {Local: For Al Furat News} The Presidency of the Council of Ministers decided, for Saturday, to suspend official working hours next week on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha holiday. The secretariat’s media stated, in a statement received by {Euphrates News} that “the Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, directed during the regular session of the Council of Ministers, the twenty-fifth, held on 2/7/2022, the following: The Eid al-Adha holiday begins on Saturday, corresponding to 9/7/2022, and ends on Thursday, corresponding to 7/14/2022, associated with the founding of the Republic of Iraq, provided that official working hours in all government institutions will resume on Sunday.
  19. The US Embassy tops the list of the most followed embassies on Twitter in Iraq Time: 02/07/2022 21:07:20 Reading: 1,079 times {Miscellaneous: Al Furat News} The Digital Media Center (DMC) announced a new list of the top 10 accounts belonging to foreign embassies operating in Iraq, which are more followed by users on the Twitter platform. The Center confirmed, in a statement issued by it regarding monitoring and analyzing digital phenomena in Iraq, that the account of the American Embassy topped the list with (159.6) thousand followers, followed by the account of the British Embassy with a number of followers that amounted to 128 thousand, while the Russian Embassy account ranked third with (19.7) ) thousand followers. The Monitoring Team referred to a number of information regarding this statistic and the facts it contains: First: The selection criterion relates to the accounts of foreign embassies operating in Iraq, not the personal accounts of ambassadors. Second: The accounts of the embassies that are certified with the "blue mark" have been approved only, because the Twitter platform holds an important place for countries, leaders, elite and influencers who derive their information from accounts bearing the authentication and proof mark. Third: The list included the top 10 major embassies away from the accounts of diplomatic consulates affiliated with some embassies in northern and southern Iraq. Fourth: The list was devoid of any Arab embassy account, and this is an indication of the Arab countries' lack of interest in digital diplomacy towards Iraq, and its work was limited to the traditional diplomacy represented by the embassy and the ambassador away from the virtual world. Fifth: The Turkish Embassy is the only Islamic country that has paid a clear interest in digital diplomacy in Iraq by publishing instructions and clarifications and promoting tourism and study in Turkey. Sixth: Some countries relied, in their digital diplomacy, on the person of the ambassador and his activity in the virtual world. An example of this is the former Japanese ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Fumio Iwai, when his tenure in Iraq ended, he left a clear void, and the diplomatic role of the Japanese people in Iraq declined significantly. Seventh: With the exception of the American embassy, most of the embassies did not show a clear interest in marketing, promoting and inviting to participate in the international programs and cultural exchange that they offer to the peoples of the host countries. Eighth: Some embassies relied in their tweets on their official language, such as the American, Spanish, Italian, Canadian and Russian, and this is a negative indication that the language of the host country, Iraq, is not used. Ninth: The monitoring and analysis team diagnosed a significant weakness in the interaction of the accounts of the embassies operating in Iraq with the official accounts of the Iraqi government, including the accounts of ministers, spokesmen and ministries, as some Iraqi government accounts continue to make a “mention” for the accounts of the documented embassies, despite the absence of any interaction from them. . Tenth: Some of the official accounts of the embassies publish tweets at different times and do not participate in Iraqi national events, as accounts of the same countries do in other countries.
  20. The United Nations is ready to suppor t the Ministry of Labor in returning and integrating the displaced and ending the humanitarian crisis Time: 07/02/2022 20:16:39 Read: 494 times {Local: Al Furat News} The United Nations expressed its readiness to support the Ministry of Labor in returning and integrating the displaced and ending the humanitarian crisis. And the ministry’s media stated in a statement received by {Euphrates News} that “the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs held a meeting chaired on behalf of the minister, head of the Commission for the Welfare of People with Disabilities and Special Needs, Ahmed Hadi Banieh, with Irina Fogokava, Deputy Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, on Saturday, in the presence of the Director-General of the Labor Department.” Vocational training, director of the Social Protection Department, director of the ILO office in Iraq, and director of the World Food Program. During the meeting, the possibility of supporting the Ministry of Labor towards providing services to its beneficiaries, especially the displaced, and reintegrating them and including those who are entitled to them with the ministry’s services, was discussed. The head of the Authority for the Care of Persons with Disabilities, Ahmed Hadi Baniya, confirmed that Iraq faced difficult circumstances and challenges, starting with the fight against terrorism, which left large numbers of destitute families. The poor and people with disabilities, and he needs the help of the United Nations and other international organizations to improve the situation of these families." He explained that "Social Protection Law No. 11 of 2014 drew up a legal mechanism for inclusion, and the ministry has a tendency to amend the law in line with the arrival of the subsidy to its beneficiaries, and this requires support from the United Nations to rehabilitate unemployed young people who benefit from social assistance, and to include them in training courses and their involvement in the labor market, such as granting them soft loans to establish income generating projects. For her part, the Director of the Social Protection Department, Zikra Abdel Rahim, explained, "There are one million and 400 thousand families benefiting from social assistance, and there are a cumulative number of researched and prepared, about 300 thousand families, as well as 95 thousand families for whom social research is required, and all of them need financial allocations to launch inclusion for them." She stressed the need to work on amending the search form regarding the displaced in cooperation with the Ministry of Planning, as well as specifying allocations to support the displaced to include them in the ministry's services. In turn, the Director-General of the Department of Labor and Vocational Training, Raed Jabbar Bahed, confirmed that the government is serious about ending the file of the displaced persons camps, pointing out that the Ministry of Labor is the only party responsible for reintegration and owns more than 38 training centers throughout Iraq, and there is a special fund for lending that can be used in Returning support. For its part, the Deputy Special Envoy of the United Nations expressed the readiness of the organization and the rest of the other international organizations to support the ministry in the field of returning and integrating the displaced, ending the humanitarian crisis, and then starting development work.
  21. Parliamentary law dusts off 3 broken laws Time: 07/02/2022 20:09:48 Reading: 2,782 times {Politics: Al Furat News} The Parliamentary Legal Committee announced, today, Saturday, that it has put forward a number of suspended laws that affect the lives of citizens at the parliament table for discussion. A member of the committee, Muhammad Anouz, told Al Furat News that: "The committee sheds light on a number of important laws that affect the lives of citizens and that were not resolved in the previous parliamentary session, including social security, retirement, the information and communication law, as well as the cabinet's structure law." He added, "The current committee will be effective in light of the availability of a supportive political environment," explaining that "the political situation in the first legislative term did not help the committee to implement many laws." And Anouz pointed out that "there is the intention and determination of the members of the Legal Committee to complete the important laws, and we are waiting for the end of the legislative holiday to start these works." From: Raghad Daham
  22. In conjunction with Eid Al-Ghadeer.. the opening of Sheikh Ahmed Al-Waeli Hospital, the first of its kind in Iraq Time: 07/02/2022 19:15:01 Reading: 1,716 times {Local: Al-Furat News} The representative of the supreme religious authority, and the legitimate guardian of the Husseiniya holy shrine, Sheikh Abdul Mahdi Al-Karbalai, visited Sheikh Ahmed Al-Waeli Hospital, may God have mercy on him, in Karbala Governorate, to follow up on the final preparations that precede the opening ceremonies. The project supervisor, Sajjad Muhammad Hassan, said in a statement, "The visit of the representative of the supreme religious authority, and the legitimate guardian of the Hussainiya holy shrine, Sheikh Abdul Mahdi Al-Karbalai, to the Sheikh Ahmed Al-Waeli Hospital project came to follow up on the final preparations that precede the opening ceremonies." He explained that "Sheikh al-Karbalai was briefed on the last stages of work, which include the installation of modern medical devices, including the resonance device, the scanner, and the diagnostic radiology." He added that "the project's total completion rate reached (97%), and that the full opening of the project will be on the 16th of July this year." He added, "All services and systems, including the fire system, early warning, the Internet, and communications, have been fully accomplished, leaving only minor works to be completed during these days." He noted that "the project is being implemented on a land area of (7000) square meters and is equipped with the latest technologies and medical devices, and specialized systems, such as the clean air system, audio, video, patient call system, in addition to a system for medical gases, a system for transporting samples, and a (BMS) system. )". It is noteworthy that the Hussainiya Holy Shrine was able to implement more than (200) various projects after translating the directives of the representative of the supreme religious authority, and the legitimate guardian of the Hussainiya holy shrine, Sheikh Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai, on the ground, as it is based on providing all available capabilities for the purpose of supporting the Iraqi citizen and in various sectors. .
  23. The text of Cabinet decisions, including suppor t for private births Time: 07/02/2022 18:32:48 Reading: 2,132 times The Council of Ministers holds its twenty-fifth regular session headed by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi ••••••••••• Today, Saturday, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi chaired the twenty-fifth regular session of the Council of Ministers, during which the overall general situation in the country was discussed, and the most prominent economic and service issues were discussed. Al-Kadhimi reviewed the security situation in the country, the efforts of the armed forces of all kinds in pursuing the remnants of ISIS terrorist gangs, and the implementation of several operations that led to the killing and arrest of a number of ISIS terrorist leaders. The Prime Minister was briefed on the measures taken by the government earlier, to confront the global economic crisis, mitigate its repercussions on the living situation of citizens, and continue to monitor the developments of the crisis and take decisions whenever necessary. The Council of Ministers discussed the current situation of electricity, and the challenges facing the electrical system throughout Iraq due to the high temperature, and the efforts of the Ministry of Electricity in facing that. In order to ease the burdens on citizens due to the shortage of electricity supply, the Council of Ministers approved a number of recommendations related to increasing the supply of private generator owners with fuel and reducing its price, as follows: First / Further to Cabinet Resolution No. (159) of 2022, according to which the price of fuel supplied to owners of private generators was reduced by (250) dinars per liter, and for the purpose of providing citizens with electricity for all hours of interruption of electric power supplied from the national grid, it was decided that the Ministry of Oil would increase the amount of fuel Equipped for owners of private generators for the months specified by the aforementioned decision, so that the processing is according to the cut-off hours (that is, the greater the cut-off hours, the greater the quantity of the supply of private generators), and in a manner that ensures the continuity of providing citizens with electric power continuously, at a rate not exceeding 3 liters / KV, for each cut-off hour , according to the reports of the Electricity Distribution Directorate in the governorate and the head of the administrative unit, provided that the cut-off hours are set for administrative units and not at the governorate level. Second / A - The Ministry of Oil will open outlets in all (the governorates that are not organized in a region), to sell gas oil / kerosene to owners of private generators to meet their fuel needs. B - The Ministry of Oil has opened the registration for the unregistered private generators to include them in the kerosene quota according to the needs of the new residential neighborhoods, and with the support of a technical committee composed by the governorate’s governor. Third, the Joint Operations Command, with representatives of the governorates and all security and sectoral bodies, assumes the task of controlling and organizing the transfer of oil derivatives between the governorates and within each governorate, to control the procedures for transporting fuel to the owners of private generators, as well as to combat smuggling of oil. Fourth / The National Security Agency follows up on citizens' complaints, monitors generator owners' violations when the hours of supplying electricity to citizens are reduced from the hours specified for each governorate compared to the quantities of fuel supplied to them, and takes legal action against violators. The Council of Ministers hosted the Governor of the Central Bank, where the report on combating money laundering and terrorist financing was discussed, and the Council agreed on the following: - Approval of the fourth annual report of the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Council for the year 2021, attached to linking the letter of the Central Bank / Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Council No. (36) on April 26, 2022, based on the provisions of Article (7/fourteenth) of the Anti-Money Laundering Law Money and Terrorism Financing (39 of 2015), taking into consideration the continuation of the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Office to take the necessary measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing in coordination with the regulatory authorities. The session witnessed a review of the epidemiological report, and the procedures of the Ministry of Health; In the face of the Corona pandemic, and its efforts to follow up the significant increase in infections, by preparing hospitals, providing the necessary treatments and medical supplies, and securing vaccines in all health outlets. After the Council of Ministers discussed the topics on the agenda, it issued the following decisions: First / Finance the Ministry of Finance an amount of (3,000,000) dinars, only three billion dinars to the Ministry of the Interior per month to fill the salary deficit of the Diwan of the Interior Center, in implementation of paragraphs (1 and 2) mentioned in the Federal Financial Supervision Office book No. (1/1/15/2443). ) dated February 3, 2021. Second / In order to support the institutional security work, the Council of Ministers decided to allocate a sum of money to support the National Security Agency by establishing headquarters for them in various governorates, to perform their duties in an optimal manner. Third, the Council of Ministers decided to add a paragraph to its previous decision on June 28, 2022, regarding the appointment of medical and health professionals, so that the amended paragraph becomes as follows: The Minister of Finance creates the degrees and job titles necessary to appoint those covered by the aforementioned description, and authorizes the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research to appoint twenty graduates from the first quarter of Graduates of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, ten graduates from the first quarter of graduates of the Faculty of Pharmacy and the first three graduates of nursing faculties, while the Minister of Health appoints the rest of those mentioned in the first paragraph of the cabinet decision concerned with the appointment of medical and health professionals after the Federal Service Council takes over The necessary procedures for their appointment, according to the needs of the two ministries, and in a manner that does not conflict with paragraph 1 of this decision. Fourth / Allocating an amount of (1.5) billion dinars to the Holy Karbala Governorate, according to the Council of Ministers Resolution (15 of 2022) to support the provision of services to visitors. The Council also voted to facilitate the procedures for establishing the Najaf Governorate Gates Project. Fifth / authorizing the Ministry of Defense to spend an amount allocated to secure the requirements of military colleges. Sixth / authorizing the Ministry of Agriculture to activate the agricultural calendar for a period of two months, starting from the date of issuing this decision. Media Office of the Prime Minister - July 2 - 2022
  24. The Council of Ministers adds a new paragraph to its decision to appoint medical and health professionals Time: 07/02/2022 18:31:00 Reading: 2,054 times {Politics: Al Furat News} The Council of Ministers decided, in its session held today, Saturday, to add a new paragraph to its previous decision on June 28, 2022, regarding the appointment of medical and health professions. According to the government statement, {Al-Furat News} received a copy of it, that the amended paragraph came as follows: “The Minister of Finance creates the degrees and job titles necessary to appoint those covered by the aforementioned description, and authorizes the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research to appoint twenty graduates from the first quarter of the graduates of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Ten graduates from the first quarter are graduates of the College of Pharmacy, and the first three graduates from colleges of nursing. While the Minister of Health appoints the rest of those mentioned in the first paragraph of the cabinet decision concerned with appointing medical and health professionals after the Federal Service Council takes the necessary measures to appoint them and according to the needs of the two ministries and in a manner that does not conflict with Paragraph 1 of this decision.
  25. The Council of Ministers supports the private generators with 3 urgent decisions and directs the success of the Gulf 25 Time: 07/02/2022 17:16:13 Reading: 2,288 times {Politics: Al-Furat News} The Minister of Communications, Arkan Al-Shaibani, revealed today, Saturday, 3 urgent government decisions to support the owners of private generators with high temperatures and few hours of supplying electric power for citizens in Baghdad and all provinces. Al-Shaibani said, in the weekly press conference of the Council of Ministers: “The Prime Minister directed the ministries to succeed the 25th Gulf in Basra, and the Council of Ministers decided in its session held today to approve the price of fuel supplied to generators at 250 dinars per liter, and to increase the quantities of fuel supplied to owners of private generators, in addition to Opening outlets to sell kerosene in the governorates at the official price for owners of private generators. He added, "The Council of Ministers also decided to register the unregistered private generators covered by the kerosene quota, while it also decided to allocate 3 billion dinars to fill the salary deficit in the Office of the Ministry of Interior, while it voted on the fourth annual report of the Anti-Money Laundering Council." Al-Shaibani pointed out that "the cabinet directed the governors not to interfere with the operational policy of water distributions."
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