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  1. To me it sounds like they want to silence the demonstrators and continue raping the government funds..... Any other views you might have, would be helpful! He explained that "the narrow circle in the office of Abdul-Mahdi, and with the support of the leaders of the" conquest "and" figures in the Popular Mobilization, "presented a new plan from several stages of Abdul-Mahdi to face the demonstrations, ending with the complete suppression.
  2. But all they do is keep postponing...... Will it ever change? That line should read... "The political blocs are determined to postpone the law ASAP, as has happened in previous sessions."
  3. files will be sent to the competent authorities and in the next sentence..... by all parties that claim to be there to investigate Something just don't sound right about that......
  4. An old saying comes to mind..... "When nothing changes..... NOTHING CHANGES! We all see it but these "IDIOTS" don't! Thanks 10 Yrs & Chuck for your insight!
  5. Journalists face risks in Iraq’s disputed areas with 65 reported violations in six months: Monitor Photojournalist Ako Rasheed works for Reuters in Kirkuk. (Photo: Facebook) ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – In the first half of 2019, there have been 65 cases of reported violations against Kurdish Journalists in the disputed areas of Iraq, according to reports. The disputed parts of the country, chief among them Kirkuk Province, have been administered by Baghdad-appointed officials since Iraqi forces along with the Iran-backed Hashd al-Shaabi attacked the areas and forced the withdrawal of the Kurdish Peshmerga. Since then, Kurdish residents of the disputed territories have complained, on multiple occasions, in several areas about being pressured by Arabs to leave their homes and other property. Along with this, members of the press were barred from covering incidents involving such reported violations against Kurds. On occasion, journalists were also completely disallowed entry to such areas by Iraqi forces at checkpoints. The Kurdistan Syndicate of Journalists stated in a press release on Monday that in the first six months of 2019, there have been 65 violation incidents against 27 Journalists working in territories disputed between the Iraqi federal government and the Kurdistan Region. The Syndicate highlighted that journalists are becoming the victims of political tension, with a high number of arrests, attacks, and harassments by Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) in Khanaqin, Kirkuk, and in Mosul. “The integration of media with political affiliation, absence of the law of freedom of information and the security void in the disputed areas are all factors of violence directed towards media personals,” stated the Syndicate. The statement added, “journalists in disputed territories are victimized twice, once for their duty in attaining information, second for the geographic and ethnic issues in those areas.” Beyond that, the statement continued, “another reason is that journalists are lacking legal awareness of the laws that can protect them.” “This report tells us that journalism work in disputed territories is about to endanger the lives and safety of Kurdish journalists.” The KJS also called on all sides to “abide by the laws to provide a safe atmosphere for the profession.” A mix of Kurds, Arabs, Turkmen, and Christians live in territories claimed by both the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. Article 140 of the Iraqi Constitution provides for a referendum to be held in the ethnically-diverse province of Kirkuk as well as other disputed areas by the end of 2007 to determine their future, but it has yet to be implemented by subsequent Iraqi governments. Editing by Nadia Riva (Kosar Nawzad contributed to this report) UpdatedJuly 16-2019 12:52 A M
  6. Nechirvan Barzani speaks peace, stability with UNSC delegation, Iraqi leaders By Zhelwan Z. Wali 18 hours ago Nechirvan Barzani meeting with United Nations Security Council Delegation in Baghdad on June 29, 2019 PHOTO: Rudaw TV ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani stressed the need for continued support from the UN to Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to combat terrorism in disputed areas, in a meeting on Saturday with the Security Council (UNSC) representatives in Baghdad. Upon an invitation from the Iraqi government, the UNSC paid a one day "historic visit" to Baghdad on Saturday, according to a statement from the Iraqi Foreign Ministry. Baghdad also invited a delegation from the Kurdistan Region, headed by Barzani, to participate in the meeting between Iraq’s leaders and the UNSC. “The United Nations Security Council highly valued the role played by the Kurdistan Region in confronting terrorism, accommodating refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and protecting ethnic and religious communities”, read a statement from the KRG Presidency, adding that the delegation was also pleased with the "normalization and development of relations between Erbil and Baghdad”. Erbil-Baghdad relations became strained when the KRG went ahead with its bid for independence in September 2017’s referendum, and then rejected Baghdad’s call to annul the results of the vote. Baghdad then retook control of Kirkuk and other disputed areas, and stopped international flights in and out of the region’s airports, creating further tensions between the two governments. However, relations between Erbil and Baghdad have improved greatly since Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi took office in October 2018. Barzani, accompanied by Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Vala Farid, explained to the UNSC the Kurdistan Region's "tough situation" during the battle against ISIS and highlighted that the Region adheres to the constitution to resolve its outstanding issues with Baghdad. Barzani said any support from the UN to address the question of terror in the disputed areas is of importance and thanked the role of the international coalition and UNAMI in supporting the Kurdistan Region and Iraq in "destroying terror." During his role as prime minister, Barzani had sent a letter to the UN in May, asking them to play a mediator role in Kirkuk, between Erbil and Baghdad. However, this year’s draft resolution of UNAMI, extending the mission for another year, did not address the problem of Kirkuk and other disputed areas. The UN Security Council extends the term of UNAMI by passing a resolution determining its agenda every year. In recent years, the UN did not prioritize the problem of Kirkuk and article 140 of the Iraqi constitution due to protests by Baghdad. In their foreign ministry statement, the Iraqi government hailed the UNSC visit to Iraq as "important" adding that the body plays a "pivotal role in the maintenance of peace, security and the resolution of international issues through political means." Following his meeting with the UNSC representatives, Barzani met with Iraqi President Barham Salih, discussing enhanced coordination between Erbil and Baghdad. In the meeting, a range of topics were discussed including the KRG-Baghdad relations, the situation of the disputed areas, fears of the re-emergence of ISIS and the two sides' continued cooperation. Today's Barzani visit to Baghdad, follows a meeting he had on June 20 with President Salih, Prime Minister Abdul-Mahdi and Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi in an effort to fix Erbil and Bagdad’s fractious relationship. One of the impending disputes is over the 2020 budget. The KRG has so far failed to keep its side of the deal agreed to in the 2019 budget to deliver 250,000 barrels of oil per day to central government in exchange for its share of the federal budget. Abdul-Mahdi is under mounting pressure from Shiite leaders to take a harder line to enforce on the Kurdistan Region in fulfilling its budgetary obligations. However, the KRG may continue to flout its oil transfer commitments unless Iraq shows its willingness to reach an agreement on oil.
  7. Nechirvan Barzani speaks peace, stability with UNSC delegation, Iraqi leaders By Zhelwan Z. Wali 18 hours ago Nechirvan Barzani meeting with United Nations Security Council Delegation in Baghdad on June 29, 2019 PHOTO: Rudaw TV ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani stressed the need for continued support from the UN to Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to combat terrorism in disputed areas, in a meeting on Saturday with the Security Council (UNSC) representatives in Baghdad. Upon an invitation from the Iraqi government, the UNSC paid a one day "historic visit" to Baghdad on Saturday, according to a statement from the Iraqi Foreign Ministry. Baghdad also invited a delegation from the Kurdistan Region, headed by Barzani, to participate in the meeting between Iraq’s leaders and the UNSC. “The United Nations Security Council highly valued the role played by the Kurdistan Region in confronting terrorism, accommodating refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and protecting ethnic and religious communities”, read a statement from the KRG Presidency, adding that the delegation was also pleased with the "normalization and development of relations between Erbil and Baghdad”. Erbil-Baghdad relations became strained when the KRG went ahead with its bid for independence in September 2017’s referendum, and then rejected Baghdad’s call to annul the results of the vote. Baghdad then retook control of Kirkuk and other disputed areas, and stopped international flights in and out of the region’s airports, creating further tensions between the two governments. However, relations between Erbil and Baghdad have improved greatly since Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi took office in October 2018. Barzani, accompanied by Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Vala Farid, explained to the UNSC the Kurdistan Region's "tough situation" during the battle against ISIS and highlighted that the Region adheres to the constitution to resolve its outstanding issues with Baghdad. Barzani said any support from the UN to address the question of terror in the disputed areas is of importance and thanked the role of the international coalition and UNAMI in supporting the Kurdistan Region and Iraq in "destroying terror." During his role as prime minister, Barzani had sent a letter to the UN in May, asking them to play a mediator role in Kirkuk, between Erbil and Baghdad. However, this year’s draft resolution of UNAMI, extending the mission for another year, did not address the problem of Kirkuk and other disputed areas. The UN Security Council extends the term of UNAMI by passing a resolution determining its agenda every year. In recent years, the UN did not prioritize the problem of Kirkuk and article 140 of the Iraqi constitution due to protests by Baghdad. In their foreign ministry statement, the Iraqi government hailed the UNSC visit to Iraq as "important" adding that the body plays a "pivotal role in the maintenance of peace, security and the resolution of international issues through political means." Following his meeting with the UNSC representatives, Barzani met with Iraqi President Barham Salih, discussing enhanced coordination between Erbil and Baghdad. In the meeting, a range of topics were discussed including the KRG-Baghdad relations, the situation of the disputed areas, fears of the re-emergence of ISIS and the two sides' continued cooperation. Today's Barzani visit to Baghdad, follows a meeting he had on June 20 with President Salih, Prime Minister Abdul-Mahdi and Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi in an effort to fix Erbil and Bagdad’s fractious relationship. One of the impending disputes is over the 2020 budget. The KRG has so far failed to keep its side of the deal agreed to in the 2019 budget to deliver 250,000 barrels of oil per day to central government in exchange for its share of the federal budget. Abdul-Mahdi is under mounting pressure from Shiite leaders to take a harder line to enforce on the Kurdistan Region in fulfilling its budgetary obligations. However, the KRG may continue to flout its oil transfer commitments unless Iraq shows its willingness to reach an agreement on oil.
  8. Maybe everyone has had it wrong all these years..... It's not a Damn RV Button, It's a BELL! I want to see big fireworks happen this 4th of July.... Ring the F'en Bell. Go RV
  9. I know I took their words out of context but it sure sounds good! The Gurus do it all the time! GO RV!
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