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Integrity seizes an official (bribery) in the port of Umm Qasr

 
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The Investigations Department of the Integrity Commission reported that a bribery officer in the northern port of Umm Qasr was found with possession of a passport that he stamped in violation of the instructions in exchange for money.
The Department said in a statement on the details of the seizure process, and received a "morning" a copy of it, that the team of the Directorate of Investigation Basra, which moved to the port based on information from the office of MP Oday Awad Kazim was able to seize the official of the audit unit in the port, and seized (4) Permits.
It indicated that the accused had stamped the permits and transmitted them to the tax fee without stamping the transactions by stamping the sonar unit for financial amounts, in agreement with the faithful in contravention of the instructions of the navy which confirmed that the transactions were not referred to the tax fee without the sonar unit seal.
On the other hand, the Integrity Commission, revealed cases of extortion and bribery of two agricultural contracts in the province 
Karbala.
A statement of the Commission received "morning": "The staff of the Office of Karbala investigation in the Commission on Integrity was able to control the files on two agricultural contracts because of suspicion of extortion and bribery by a number of employees of the Directorate of Agriculture in the province." 
He added, "The files of the two contracts concluded with two citizens were seized, noting that" the first contractor filed a complaint against a number of employees of the Directorate of Agriculture; They are paid a bribe for solving the issue, and the estimated value of the land is 4 billion 
Dinar". 
The statement pointed out that "a record of the seizure of fundamentalist seizures in the process, which took place under a judicial arrest warrant issued by the judge of the Court of Investigation of Karbala 
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MP Ola al-Nashi, MP of the National Approach Bloc, warned on Sunday against the abolition of the offices of the general inspectors, considering these offices as the "first wall" of the corruption process. Other deputies in order to convince them to vote on it.

"A certain satellite channel belonging to a well-known political bloc has long been campaigning for the abolition of the offices of general inspectors," Nashi said in a statement received by Alsumaria News. In order to adopt the campaign to claim and influence other deputies in order to persuade them to vote on the abolition of offices. "
 

She continued, "There are many obstacles that have weighed on the work of the offices of general inspectors, but most of them were able to address important and dangerous files and referred to the competent authorities and judicial, as well as contributed effectively in the parliamentary interrogations in previous sessions and uncovered serious files that overthrew corrupt ministers in the previous phase." .

Al-Nashi pointed out that "the honest national deputies are against the idea of abolishing the offices and are striving to legislate a law that enhances the work of the offices and their independence from the ministries in order to perform their tasks effectively to reduce the rampant corruption in the state departments."
 

She added, "Developed countries and indicators of integrity have high we find it has several regulators may reach dozens, while Iraq, which suffers from serious levels of corruption where there are only three regulators, and corrupt and behind them strive to abolish the only regulator that He works within the ministries and is the offices of the general inspectors, which is the first wall against corruption. "

She pointed out that the abolition of the offices of inspectors general "will negatively affect Iraq's international reputation in the field of combating corruption and also breach the international agreements concluded by Iraq with international organizations concerned in the fight against corruption and reduce its international level of integrity."
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Parliamentary reveals the largest corruption scandal at the Ministry of Electricity: theft of $ 300 million

Political | 12:32 - 16/09/2019

 
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) -
MP Alia Nassif revealed on Monday the largest and most recent scandals involving the Ministry of Electricity, which includes the control of the people to get $ 300 million from a contract exceeding $ 1.3 billion signed with the coalition (Siemens - Orascom).
"In the biggest scandal of the Ministry of Electricity, more than $ 300 million was stolen in the last contract signed with the Siemens-Orascom coalition in excess of $ 1.3 billion. Once in the history of Siemens contracts with the Ministry of Electricity, it is known that Siemens does not pay commissions so the Egyptian company Orascom, known for its corruption and commissions, was brought in cash or through secondary works granted to officials of the Ministry of Electricity, and in this contract, which does not exceed the real value of 900 million dollars Orascom Pay commissions to the famous corrupt The official of the Minister's Commissions and the Director General of the Northern Region, who was appointed by the Director General of the Northern Region, although he did not have the experience to sign this contract. Orascom and Mr. Bayoumi (Egyptian) to hold several meetings in Dubai with the Minister's footnote and (SM).
She explained that, "Baiji gas station (new) was purchased turbines and its main parts from Siemens and erected by Orascom, where they got the contract of erecting at a commission of $ 7 million, and the plant was installed and reached the operational stage and its production capacity was about 1,000 megawatts and the cost of processing and installation exceeded On June 14, 2014, ISIS entered the station. At the time of liberation, the main generators of the units were damaged, the dark operating generators were stolen by people and transferred to Kurdistan. And many parts Baiji's first station was leveled and nothing was left, noting that the $ 700 million was divided into two halves of materials and half of the monument.
She continued: "The last contract signed by this minister and his entourage in excess of one billion and 300 million dollars includes the construction of the station from scratch, while all civil works and foundations were not damaged, which is equal to half the amount of the station installation, and the questions we ask today to the minister is: Siemens could not be imported while the damaged parts could only be imported to Baiji gas station and leave the other station to compete with companies to obtain reasonable prices and at least an approximation of Siemens' contract with Egypt. And where is the price of the remaining materials of the plant, which are large, ready and installed parts such as turbines? Why pay such a large amount, which is twice the amount of the contract with the Republic of Egypt to Siemens, which built plants from scratch? Why not subject to competition? ".
Nassif said: "We put this case today before the judiciary and the Commission on Integrity, which we are hoping to put an end to the looting of public money, while the inspectors general beneficiaries covered in their sleep, and we put the case before the attention of the Iraqi people to decide for themselves what to do about this looting of its wealth while suffering His sons are unemployed, poverty and lack of health care.

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The government issued a court order to investigate corruption of state property

Political | 03:24 - 16/09/2019

 
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BAGHDAD - Mawazine News
MP Sairon Majida al-Tamimi, Monday, the issuance of a court order to form a committee to investigate corruption files in state real estate, while noting that the investigative committee held its first meeting.
Al-Tamimi said in a press conference held in the House of Representatives and attended by (Mawazine News) that "there are large suspicions of corruption and serious within the state real estate and real estate registration, and addressed the heads of the Integrity and the Office of Financial Supervision, as well as to send an official letter to the Prime Minister on those suspicions."
She added that "a divan order was issued to form an investigative committee on the files of corruption of state real estate and real estate registration, whose tasks will be to audit and apply all records in the Real Estate Registration Department, as well as the formation of sub-audit committees to brief the investigation before the prime minister's attention."
"The committee held its first meeting and will submit its report to the prime minister within a maximum period of 60 days and in secret in coordination with us."

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Integrity launches its National Week in cooperation with the offices of General Inspectors

 

Launched body integrity , week events Integrity National, organized by the Education and Public Relations Department of the Authority, in cooperation with the offices of inspectors general in state institutions. The

authority said in a press statement: "The purpose of the establishment of the week, is to highlight the achievements of the national regulatory bodies through celebrations, seminars, forums, workshops and other activities to be held across the institutions and ministries. "

the statement quoted the head of the Salah Nouri Khalaf, as saying:" the fight against corruption is a shared responsibility between national regulatory bodies and institutions of other state as well as civil society organizations And Other civic activities ", and expressed his hope that the recommendations come out of this annual process contribute to the development of the work of the national regulatory system, away from the slogans of effectiveness.

 

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The Anti-Corruption Board discusses cases of fraud and manipulation of real estate registration departments

Political | 06:17 - 17/09/2019

 
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BAGHDAD -
The Supreme Council for Combating Corruption, chaired by Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, discussed on Tuesday the report of the committee formed to look into cases of fraud and manipulation in the real estate registration departments and state real estate.
"The Supreme Council for Combating Corruption held its 18th session under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and the presence of members," the Prime Minister's Media Office said in a statement received. Its work, especially the report of the committee formed to look into cases of fraud and manipulation in the real estate registration departments and state real estate and put a high priority to the work of the Commission and the preservation of the rights of citizens and take the maximum penalties against the manipulators and those found to be involved.
The Council discussed, "Integrity Commission report on the timetable to be implemented by the Ministry of Oil and related to measures aimed at reducing the state of smuggling and corruption at the level of companies and work joints in the ministry."
He also reviewed the "plan designed to strengthen the preventive aspect in all matters related to corruption as a phenomenon."

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2019/09/18 12:54
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$ 135 million .. Integrity recovered funds from the Ministry of Oil

BAGHDAD / Obelisk: The Integrity Commission revealed on Wednesday, 18 September 2019, that the total amounts recovered to the State Treasury; as a result of the investigation and scrutiny of the subject of violations of contracts of the oil products distribution company with two investment companies amounted to more than "135,000,000" million dollars.

According to a statement issued by the Authority to the obelisk, "its efforts resulted in the recovery of the amount of" 85,492,886 "million dollars for the benefit of the distribution of oil products through the team of investigation, audit and investigation, which was written for violations of the contract with an investment company for fuel consumed to produce electricity; Proof of imported fuel.

The statement added that "the process of recovering the amount from the investment company was through the payment of the amount of" 27,796,449 "million dollars of the remaining amount spent on fuel consumed to produce electric power, and reduce the amount of" 22,541,427 "million dollars from its receivables for the contract for the supply of electricity and refining charges loaded quantities For the benefit of the Ministry of Oil during the month of April 2019, in addition to the fine imposed on them "$ 35,441,010" for the deviation of specifications of fuel oil and add to its dues for the contract for the supply of electricity for the year 2017. "

He continued, "The Department of Audit of industrial activity in the Federal Audit Bureau confirmed the recovery of the amount of" 85,492,886 "million dollars from the investment company, pointing out that" Oil Products Distribution Company has made a restrictive settlement under which the amount of "79,238,806" million dollars of the company's dues

The Authority announced on 25/8/2019 the return of the amount of the electricity contract and download it from the amounts recorded by the Ministry of Electricity, pointing out that the erection and calibration of the meters for the investment power station resulted in stopping the waste in public money that occurs; $ 50,181,722 million from Ast Other Mariyah; as a result of irregularities achieve a contract for the benefit of the distribution of oil products company, bringing the total amounts recovered for the benefit of the company "135 674 608" million dollars. 

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2019/09/18 09:41
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Parliamentary Finance: Iraq lost 34.8 trillion dinars during four years of electricity

BAGHDAD / Obelisk: Member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee Adnan Zarfi, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, that the electrical production sectors are under the control of agents and general managers in the ministry, pointing out that Iraq lost 34.8 trillion dinars during four years of electricity.

Zarfi said in a televised statement followed by obelisk, "Iraqi production of electricity is illusory and is bought with money, and therefore the Ministry of Electricity is hopeless and its minister can not change the sales department director."

He added that "the data confirm that the Ministry of Electricity will not be able to become a productive ministry, especially as it relies on the lax situation in the country and contributed to corruption, in addition to that the electricity production sectors are under the control of agents and general managers in the ministry."

He pointed out that "Iraq lost 34.8 trillion dinars during four years of electricity, as the increase in electric power production means increased waste, especially since the production plants are fed energy without knowing the scale of energy output," stressing that "data wastage will be delivered to all members of parliament and waiting for their reactions ".

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2019/09/17 22:19
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Parliamentary finances reveal new details about the smuggling of oil to Turkey from nine wells

Baghdad / Obelisk: The parliamentary Finance Committee, on Tuesday, the existence of nine oil wells within the Kurdistan region used to smuggle crude oil into Turkey.

Committee member Hanin al-Qadu said in a statement to the "obelisk", "The Kurdistan Regional Government continues to smuggle large amounts of oil exceeding 300 thousand barrels per day to Turkey," pointing out that "the federal government did not impose control over oil wells within the Kurdistan region in a way As well as the lack of control over unofficial border ports with Turkey. "

He added that "9 oil wells scattered in Kurdistan and Nineveh subjected to smuggling crude oil to Turkish territory by the government of the region," noting that "wells Khazer field in the Hamdania area of the province of Nineveh is one of the most vulnerable to smuggling."

He added that "hundreds of cars loaded with crude oil go to Turkey on a daily basis without an end to it by the government of Baghdad," explaining that "the government of the region is treated as a government separate from Iraq administratively and politically."

Earlier this week, the Parliamentary Energy Committee confirmed that oil smuggling by the Kurdistan region is still continuing through the Ibrahim Khalil port with neighboring Turkey.

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After revealing cases of corruption .. Iraqi newspaper receives threats: "You are playing with fire"

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After revealing cases of corruption .. Iraqi newspaper receives threats: "You are playing with fire"

Ahd News - Baghdad

Al-Akhbar daily newspaper received an explicit threat from influential parties hours after it uncovered cases of corruption in cooperation with the Ministry of Oil through a text message that included the phrase (you are playing with fire).

Aqeel al-Shuwaili, editor of the Baghdad-based Al-Akhbar newspaper, told the Iraqi Observatory of Press Freedoms at the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate that he had received an explicit letter from one hand, cited in news and a document obtained by the newspaper indicating the forgery of the signatures of officials at the Ministry of Oil to sell millions of tons of black oil. At a low price for a local company, and sold abroad to destinations in Arab countries, and in the letter seen by the Observatory received a statement to the editor that you are playing with fire.

The Iraqi Observatory for Journalistic Freedoms called on the security authorities to support the efforts of the Iraqi media that reveal the manifestations of corruption in state institutions and hold corrupt persons inside and outside those institutions. Finished 2

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thankful the newspaper had some guts to expose the corrupt when no one has their back , might be the right time for Anonymous to hijack iraqi electronic media and every corrupt crime  brought to light .... just a thought lol 

 

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The Legal Committee discusses the law of abolishing the offices of general inspectors

 
The Legal Committee held a meeting chaired by Deputy Chairman Mohamed Al-Ghazi and the presence of its members on Saturday 21/9/2019 to discuss a number of proposals and draft laws on its agenda.
At the outset of the meeting, the committee hosted the chairman of the martyrs committee, MP Abdul Ilah Al-Nayli, to discuss the law on compensating those affected by military operations, military mistakes and terrorist operations No. 20 of 2009.
The Legal Committee stressed the need to coordinate between the various parliamentary committees with the Legal Committee in the legislation of any law as the main committee in the legislation of any law.
For his part, Chairman of the Committee of Martyrs MP Abdul Ilah Al-Nayli said that the amendment of the Law on Compensation of Victims No. 20 of 2009 needs to be discussed and coordinated between the two committees concerned legal and martyrs.
The meeting discussed the articles of the law, including the number of main and subcommittees in Baghdad and the provinces and the choice of staff of staff working in the offices of inspectors to move to other institutions or stay in their ministries, in addition to proposals of the martyrs and sovereigns and gentlemen MPs to amend the law.
The legal committee noted that the purpose of the amendment of the law is to prevent duplication of tasks and accelerate anti-corruption measures.
The Legal Committee has also started its discussions on the law for replacing the negative penalty for freedom with money and the draft law on public-private partnership.
The meeting agreed to assign MP Ammar Al-Shibli, a representative of the Legal Committee, to attend the meetings of the Finance Committee to discuss the draft law of partnership between the public and private sectors.
 
 
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2019/09/22 14:12
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Deputy announces his abandonment of the chairmanship of the Commission on Parliamentary Integrity

BAGHDAD / Obelisk: MP Ali al-Sajri, on Sunday, abandoned the chairmanship of the Commission on Parliamentary Integrity, while noting that the parliamentary oversight role "clinically dead."

Al-Sajri said in a statement received to the obelisk, "I decided to abandon the position of the Chairman of the Integrity Committee because of political pressures and the participation of most of the blocs in the spread of the scourge of financial and administrative corruption and shed the brutal decisions that would classify everyone who would earn profits at the expense of the people," noting that "the role Parliamentary oversight is very weak and often based on blackmail by the government and some of its ministries.
 
"It is my national and legitimate duty to stand with the people of my people and redress their grievances," he said, calling on Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, the Supreme Council for Combating Corruption and the National Integrity and Financial Supervision Authority to take their role and hold corrupt people accountable instead of using the deadly "supervisory role".
 
"I will support the prime minister and all the institutions involved in fighting corruption and we will fight every corrupt, whatever it may be, in all the ways I mentioned," he said, adding that "if we do not succeed in eliminating it, we will resort to the international community and regulatory organizations to rid the country of the greed of spoilers."
 
He blamed "the United States of America responsible for the empowerment of the corrupt and theft of Iraq's money and wealth and the collapse of its economy since its occupation of Baghdad in 2003 to this day, when they decided to dissolve the institutions of the state."
 
It is noteworthy that the Parliamentary Integrity Committee elected on June 25, MP Ali al-Sajri as its chairman.

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Alsajari announces his abandonment of the presidency of parliamentary integrity and holds America responsible for the "empowerment" of corrupt

13:30 - 22/09/2019
 
  
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announced that the House of Representatives member Ali Alsjeri, Sunday, giving up the chairmanship of the Parliamentary Integrity Commission because of "political pressure", while carrying the US responsibility "empower" corrupt in the country.
Al-Sajri said in a statement received (information), a copy of it, that he "abandoned the position of the Chairman of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee, due to political pressures and the participation of most of the blocs in the spread of financial and administrative corruption and sheds the brutal decisions that would classify everyone who would earn profits at the expense of the people. “The parliamentary oversight role is usually very weak and often based on blackmail by the government and some of its ministries.”
He added, "My national and legitimate duty obliges me to stand with the people of my people and redress their grievances." He called on Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, the Supreme Council for Combating Corruption and the National Integrity and Financial Supervisory Authority to "take their role and hold the corrupt to account instead of using the clinically dead supervisory role."
Al-Sajri stressed that he will support the Prime Minister and all institutions concerned with fighting corruption and we will fight every corrupt no matter what it means in all the ways I have mentioned. If we fail to eliminate it, we will resort to the international community and regulatory organizations to rid the country of the greed of spoilers. They stole Iraq's money and wealth and the collapse of its economy since its occupation of Baghdad in 2003 to this day. ” Done / 25

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Investment Parliamentary: Some politicians took control of the Iraqi economic file from abroad

09:20 - 22/09/2019
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Revealed the Committee on Economy and Investment, on Sunday, the control of some politicians on the Iraqi economic file through the establishment of investments abroad and pass the products of those companies to Iraq , pointing out that the Iraqi system is not suitable for foreign investment, and must be rectified and provide an appropriate environment for those companies.

Committee member Nada Shaker said in a statement to the information, that there are blocks and prominent political figures in control of the file of investments in Iraq , in addition to some employees to practice extortion through obstructing the arrival of files and papers for some projects from one place to another without access to For my money. ”

Shaker added, " Iraq lacks the right investment system, where investment transactions are hampered in banks in addition to blocking ports and granting visas to foreign engineers."

She explained that "existing corruption hinders the arrival of investment companies to the country, especially with cases of extortion towards investors," pointing out that "political figures are working on investment projects outside Iraq , because they are aware of what is happening at home, and at the same time to pass the products of their companies to Iraq ." Finished / 25 N.

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Integrity clarifies its procedures on issues related to e-banking companies

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Commission on Integrity, on Saturday, the details of its investigative procedures in relation to cases of electronic exchange companies operating in the country, indicating the referral (23) criminal case relating to those companies to the judiciary.
A statement of the Commission received / information / copy, that “the Investigation Department in the Commission pointed to the opening of (56) criminal case against these companies; because of suspicions of corruption and exploitation of their work, 23 were referred to the Court of First Instance and another court of inquiry, while there are (26) A case under investigation, pointing out that the directorates of investigating the Commission in Baghdad, Basra and Nineveh, in addition to its offices in Diyala, Qadisiyah, Muthanna, Anbar, Wasit, Najaf, Kirkuk and Salah al-Din took the investigation of these cases according to spatial jurisdiction.
The statement added that “these cases were divided between suspicions of forgery of smart cards, the receipt of salaries from those who did not deserve them illegally, the issuance of cards and pensions to deceased persons and give them to others, and the issuance of cards in return for money, in addition to the existence of cases of exploitation of employees and retirees by the ports of those companies By deducting more than planned, and forcing employees to receive their salaries through one company alone in a department. ”
He continued, that "working teams from the investigative offices in Baghdad and a number of provinces have been able to seize the followers in possession of transactions, identities and electronic exchange cards, in Baghdad (48) were seized transaction issuance of smart cards in the retirement body attributed to the employees of the Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works, as has been Arresting an accused in possession of (17) cards and money, in addition to the seizure of an employee who received the money; for the purpose of commenting (29) the treatment of issuing exchange cards in Anbar, and the arrest of a person in Salah al-Din province posing as a lawyer, and the transaction is in the possession of a number of exchange cards. Done / 25

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Why is it never the fault of the crook, always someone else to blame for the decision to be a scofflaw.

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Trade Minister: We will not hesitate to open files suspected of corruption

Political | 03:46 - 22/09/2019

 
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BAGHDAD -
Trade Minister Mohammed Hashim al-Ani, said on Sunday that he would not hesitate to open any of the files suspected of corruption and to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Minister Ani said in a speech during the activities of the National Integrity Week: "I salute you today as we celebrate the National Integrity Week held by the Integrity Commission. Integrity is a culture and behavior before it is a legal curriculum and the search for legal mechanisms to fight corruption is necessary, and the world today suffers from The two phenomena of corruption and terrorism have become a danger to the entire world. Experience has shown that terrorism provides a fertile ground for corruption and that they are two sides of the same coin.
He added: "I would like to point out that the government program launched by Mr. Prime Minister and approved by the House of Representatives when the formation of the government, clearly emphasized the issue of fighting corruption and achieve administrative and financial reform."
He stressed, "On this occasion, we will not hesitate to open any of the files that are similar to the existence of corruption and refer those involved to the judiciary to decide according to the evidence and information available. Combating corruption is a joint responsibility between national regulatory agencies and other state institutions as well as civil society organizations and other civil activities. It is essential that everyone understands that the civil service is a mandate and honesty, not honor or privilege.
Al-Ani called for "non-monopoly and exploitation of responsibility and waste of public money, as well as the need for citizens to cooperate in reporting cases of corruption and abuse of public funds and to build confidence between the national regulatory agencies and the citizen." It is the responsibility of everybody. "
The Minister of Commerce said, `` Improving the methods of fighting corruption and spreading the values of integrity and transparency contribute to the security and tranquility of societies, which are in the service of human security and countries.In our turn, we call for the need to align efforts in the fight against corruption, as well as in the fight against terrorism and achieve victory. ''
He stressed that `` confronting corruption requires a comprehensive multifaceted strategy that confronts its aspects, forms and justifications for its continuation, whether by criminal prosecution by deterring those responsible and holding them accountable, or by transparency and public action so that there is no chance for the troublemakers of murky water to promote rumors and inform corruption without evidence. ''
He explained that "the fight against corruption is a great process that needs to walk the foundations of a sound process educate the citizen, employee and official the importance of integrity and reject corruption and bribes, so that integrity is a practical behavior in institutions and a title to build the country and the citizen."
Al-Ani concluded by saying: "We affirm our full support for the work of the Integrity Commission and other regulatory authorities, and we directed all departments and companies of the ministry in full cooperation with the investigations conducted by these bodies, believing in the role it plays in reducing manifestations of corruption and popularizing the culture of integrity among employees and citizens in general."
For his part, Inspector General of the Ministry of Commerce, said during the ceremony that "each of us pulls each other in a joint task and difficult, and he stressed that harmony and cooperation with the spirit of the text will contribute to our ministry to be one of the leading ministries" in the field of transparency and dealing with files of corruption and address the imbalance.
He pointed out that "the termination of the work of the inspectors general will be more harm than useful and cancellation without examination or scrutiny will lead to a major defect, and can diagnose the defect in those offices and develop solutions to them."
The Inspector-General, thanked him "
The ceremony witnessed lectures by professors in Iraqi universities, which included mechanisms to combat administrative and financial corruption and ways of dealing with the media and directing it in exposing corruption.

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A member of the Supreme Council for Combating Corruption reveals serious information about what is happening in the regulators

 

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A member of the Supreme Council for Combating Corruption reveals serious information about what is happening in the regulators
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Saeed Yassin Moussa, a member of the Supreme Council for Combating Corruption, revealed very important information concerning the work of the Council.

Moussa said in a press statement that "the Supreme Council is a [coordinating] council between the supervisory bodies and each of them is a member of this Council has its functions without interfering in direct management," noting that "this coordination aspect has provided us with an appropriate role to strengthen the fight against corruption on both sides. {Preventive and restraining restraint. " 
He added, "There are many files, part of which we need legislative and executive, we need to reform the regulators, regardless of the thousands of files of corruption, even if one issue is the responsibility of all regulators.
Moussa said, "There are hot strategic files in front of the Council are looking on a daily basis [file] real estate has been completed and issued a court order and there is a file [oil smuggling] and procedures from the Ministry of Oil in accordance with the decisions of the Council of Ministers and inform them periodically on progress, and the file [drugs] which is common Between inside and outside Iraq, there are procedures in terms of harboring and destruction and opening issues and provisions very harsh on the file of drugs and the file [customs and border ports] to reform and resolve the conflict between institutions. " 
He added that "the process of containing corruption is a daily process in full swing, we do not say that the situation [pink] but vice versa, corruption is growing day by day, especially since corruption has become mafia words of national borders, but armed to you need to strengthen the law and inventory of weapons," revealing "the existence of a report The entire Supreme Council for Combating Corruption will be presented very soon to the House of Representatives. "
"The amnesty law is the first protector of corruption, and has a significant impact on the status of Iraq, even internationally, the first law to protect political corruption and corrupt, even those who fought in the previous elections and handed over responsibilities and have not been held accountable." 
He added, "There is a negative message sent by the House of Representatives about the abolition of the offices of general inspectors, including the seriousness," pointing out that "the car deal [Mistobishi and roulette halls] are products for regulatory bodies magnified by coordination procedures in the Supreme Council against Corruption, which is calculated for the coordination and facilitate coordination Between the regulators, each issue has its merits. " 
Moses pointed out that "
He continued, "after the investigation of them are leaked Council decisions to them and smuggled out of Iraq, and remain the contracts concluded with these institutions, through which the seizure of public money contracts and legally binding implementation by the state," declaring "the existence of corruption worth $ 300 billion in mock projects 6 years ago. " 
"When inefficiency is adopted in the joints of the state, it is a producer of corruption and when jobs are politically quotas, it is also a product of corruption," he said. "Does the government not have any ministers belonging to political parties?" Private and the disaster behind the scenes in order to acquire these positions. " 
"Regulators are under pressure and we do not know if they will respond and the extent of the response, but we must join efforts to strengthen the anti-corruption process," he said.
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A member of the Supreme Council against Corruption reveals extremely important information
[Baghdad: Al-Furat News] Member of the Supreme Council against Corruption, Saeed Yassin Musa, revealed very important information concerning the work and affairs of the Council.
"The Supreme Council is a (coordinating) council between the supervisory bodies and each of them is a member of this council has its functional functions without interfering with its direct management," Moussa said. Both sides.
He added, "There are many files we need part of the legislative and executive, we need to reform the regulatory authorities, and regardless of thousands of files of corruption, even if one issue is the responsibility of all regulatory authorities."
Moussa said, "There are hot strategic files in front of the Council are looking on a daily basis (the file) real estate has been completed and the issuance of a court order and there is a file (oil smuggling) and procedures from the Ministry of Oil in accordance with the decisions of the Council of Ministers and inform them periodically on the progress achieved, and the file (drugs) which is common Between inside and outside Iraq, and there are procedures in terms of accommodation and destruction and open issues and very harsh provisions on the file of drugs and the file (customs and border ports) to reform and resolve the conflict between institutions. "
He added that "the process of containing corruption is a daily process in full swing, we do not say that the situation [pink] but vice versa, corruption is growing day after day, especially since corruption has become mafia words of national borders, but armed to you need to strengthen the law and inventory of weapons," revealing "the existence of a report The entire Supreme Council for Combating Corruption will be presented very soon to the House of Representatives. "
"The amnesty law is the first protector of corruption, and has a significant impact on the status of Iraq, even internationally, the first law to protect political corruption and corrupt, even those who fought in the previous elections and handed over responsibilities and have not been held accountable."
He added, "There is a negative message sent by the House of Representatives about the abolition of the offices of general inspectors, including the seriousness," pointing out that "the car dealership (Mistobishi and roulette halls) are products for regulatory bodies magnified by coordination procedures in the Supreme Council against Corruption, which is calculated for coordination and facilitate coordination Between the regulators, each issue has its merits. "
Moses pointed out that "
He continued, "after the investigation of them are leaked Council decisions to them and smuggled out of Iraq, and remain the contracts concluded with these institutions, through which the seizure of public money contracts and legally binding implementation by the state," declaring "the existence of corruption worth $ 300 billion in mock projects 6 years ago. "
"When inefficiency is adopted in the joints of the state, it is a producer of corruption and when jobs are politically quotas, it is also a product of corruption," he said. "Does the government not have any ministers belonging to political parties?" Private and the disaster behind the scenes in order to acquire these positions. "
"Regulators are under pressure and we do not know if they will respond and the extent of the response, but we must join efforts to strengthen the anti-corruption process," he said.
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Member of the Anti-Corruption Board: $ 300 billion worth of fake projects in 6 years

Baghdad / Obelisk: The member of the Supreme Council against Corruption Saeed Yassin Musa, revealed very important information concerning the work and affairs of the Council.

Moussa said in an interview with the obelisk, that "the Supreme Council is a coordinating council between the supervisory bodies and each of them a member of this Council has its functional functions without interfering with its management directly," noting that "this coordination aspect has provided us with an appropriate role to strengthen the fight against corruption On both sides "preventive and restraining restraint."

He added, "There are many files we need part of the legislative and executive, we need to reform the regulatory authorities, and regardless of thousands of files of corruption, even if one issue is the responsibility of all regulatory authorities."

Moussa said, "There are hot strategic files in front of the Council are looking on a daily basis, the file" real estate "has been completed and issued a court order and there is a file" oil smuggling "and procedures from the Ministry of Oil in accordance with the decisions of the Council of Ministers and inform them periodically on the progress achieved, and the file" drugs "which is common Between inside and outside Iraq, and there are procedures in terms of accommodation and destruction and open issues and very harsh provisions on the file of drugs and the file (customs and border ports) to reform and resolve the conflict between institutions. "

He added that "the process of containing corruption is a daily process in full swing, we do not say that the situation is" pink ", but vice versa, corruption is growing day by day, especially since corruption has become mafia words of national borders, but armed to you need to strengthen the law and inventory of weapons," revealing "the existence of a report The entire Supreme Council for Combating Corruption will be submitted very soon to the House of Representatives. "
 
"The amnesty law is the first protector of corruption, and has a significant impact on the situation of Iraq, even internationally, the first law to protect political corruption and spoilers and even those who fought in the previous elections and handed over responsibilities and have not been held accountable."
 
He added, "There is a negative message sent by the House of Representatives about the abolition of the offices of general inspectors, including the seriousness," pointing out that "the car dealership (Mistobishi and roulette halls) are products for regulatory bodies magnified by coordination procedures in the Supreme Council against Corruption, which is calculated for coordination and facilitate coordination Between regulators, each issue has its merits. "

Moussa pointed out that "mafia corruption" whales "are protected from politically influential parties, but that facilitates theft and assault on public money are administrative joints planted in the state apparatus such as" general managers and directors of planning and contracts "who are facilitating the signatures are protected."

He continued, "after the investigation of them are leaked Council decisions to them and smuggled out of Iraq, and remain the contracts concluded with these institutions, through which the seizure of public money contracts and legally binding implementation by the state," declaring "the existence of corruption worth $ 300 billion in mock projects 6 years ago. "

"When inefficiency is adopted in the joints of the state, it is a producer of corruption and when jobs are also politically allocated, it is a producer of corruption," he said. Private and the disaster behind the scenes in order to acquire these positions. "
 
"Regulators are under pressure and we do not know whether they will respond and the extent of the response, but we must join efforts to strengthen the anti-corruption process," he said.
 
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There’s Those who do not want Iraq to rise and return to its prestigious position among the countries of the region.

 

Corruption is the reason of resignation of Health Minister.

 

On 12-9-2019, the Health Minister presented his resignation, which was a cry of protest against the pressures, extortion and defamation suffered by the corrupt.

 

Go Integrity 

Go battle against corruption 

Go Justice 

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MP Thabit Al-Abbasi won the chairmanship of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee

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BAGHDAD / Sumer News, a parliamentary source, on Monday, the victory of MP Thabit Abbasi, headed by the Commission on Parliamentary Integrity. The source told Sumer News, "Abbasi belongs to the Nineveh bloc of our identity, and won after the withdrawal of al-Sajri his nomination"

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      The hunters were soon on their way home, but the ransom did not go to the Iranian-backed militiamen who had abducted the Qataris; the cash ended up in a central bank vault in Baghdad.
      The seizure of the money had been ordered by Mr. Abadi, who was furious at the prospect of militias, and their Iranian and Hezbollah benefactors, being paid so richly right under the Iraqi government’s nose.
      “Hundreds of millions to armed groups?” Mr. Abadi said in a public rant. “Is this acceptable?”
      In Iraq, the kidnapping episode was seen as a violation of the country’s sovereignty and emblematic of Iran’s suffocating power over the Iraqi state.
      In a post on Twitter, Mr. Zebari, the former finance minister, who was previously foreign minister, called the episode a “travesty.”
      Mr. Zebari knows firsthand the power of Iran over the Iraqi state.
      Last year, he said, he was ousted as finance minister because Iran perceived him as being too close to the United States. The account was verified by a member of Parliament who was involved in the removal of Mr. Zebari, and who spoke on the condition of anonymity to avoid angering Iran.
        Mr. Zebari, who recounted the events in an interview from his mountainside mansion in northern Iraq, said that when President Barack Obama met with Mr. Abadi last September at the United Nations, the American leader personally lobbied to save Mr. Zebari’s job. Even that was not enough.
      Mr. Abadi now finds himself in a difficult position. If he makes any move that can be seen as confrontational toward Iran, or as positioning himself closer to the United States, it could place a cloud over his political future.
      “He had two options: to be with the Americans or with the Iranians,” said Izzat Shahbander, a prominent Iraqi Shiite leader who once lived in exile in Iran while Mr. Hussein was in power. “And he chose to be with the Americans.”
      Mr. Abadi, who took office in 2014 with the support of both the United States and Iran, has seemed more emboldened to push back against Iranian pressure since President Trump took office.
      In addition to seizing the ransom money, he has promoted an ambitious project for an American company to secure the highway from Baghdad to Amman, Jordan, which Iran has opposed. He has also begun discussing with the United States the terms of a deal to keep American forces behind after the Islamic State is defeated.
      Some are seeing an American troop commitment as a chance to revisit the 2011 withdrawal of United States forces that seemingly opened a door for Iran.
      When American officials in Iraq began the slow wind-down of the military mission there, in 2009, some diplomats in Baghdad were cautiously celebrating one achievement: Iran seemed to be on its heels, its influence in the country waning.
        “Over the last year, Iran has lost the strategic initiative in Iraq,” one diplomat wrote in a cable, later released by WikiLeaks.
      But other cables sent warnings back to Washington that were frequently voiced by Iraqi officials they spoke to: that if the Americans left, then Iran would fill the vacuum.
      Ryan C. Crocker, the American ambassador in Iraq from 2007 to 2009, said that if the United States left again after the Islamic State was defeated, “it would be effectively just giving the Iranians a free rein.”
      But many Iraqis say the Iranians already have free rein. And while the Trump administration has indicated that it will pay closer attention to Iraq as a means to counter Iran, the question is whether it is too late.
      “Iran is not going to sit silent and do nothing,” said Sami al-Askari, a senior Shiite politician who has good relationships with both the Iranians and Americans. “They have many means. Frankly, the Americans can’t do anything.”
         
    • By Butifldrm
      It included 9 ministers, 12 deputies and 11 governors ... Integrity announces its full procedures within a month

       
      The Integrity Commission'spolicy is to detainarrest officials
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      Shafaq News / The Integrity Commission disclosed all its procedures in arrest and recruitment orders issued during the month of last November against ministers and their ranks with special degrees, indicating that orders were issued against (226) accused of them.
      The Commission's investigations department indicated that orders were issued to bring in (9) ministers and their ranks, including two current ministers and five previous ones, in addition to two previous ministers, explaining that the orders also included (12) members of the House of Representatives, including (10) members in the current session, In addition to a current deputy minister, (3) former agents and (2) two precedents.
      She drew attention to the issuance of arrest and recruitment orders against an existing governor, (11) ex-governors, (118) members of the current governorate council, (26) former members and (11) former members, explaining the inclusion of (32) general managers of those orders, including ( 19) Currently Director-General in the Ministries of Oil, Electricity, Education, Health, and Industry and the Sunni Endowment Bureau, and (11) Former Director in the Council of Ministers, the Baghdad Municipality, the Ministries of Higher Education, Scientific Research, Health, Municipalities, Public Works, Transport, and Industry, in addition to two former general managers in the Ministries of Health and Transport.
      The department confirmed that the total number of arrest and recruitment orders issued against the accused amounted to (256) orders, including (221) recruitment orders and (35) arrest warrants, indicating the implementation of (51) orders, while (68) defendants were referred to another investigation court and the trial court or To other investigative agencies.
      https://www.shafaaq.com/ar/سیاسة/شملت-9-وزراء-و12-نائبا-و11-محافظا-النزاهة-تعلن-مجمل-اجراءاتها-خلال-شهر/
    • By yota691
      Integrity: Fact teams follow the movement of money senior government officials
      Political  Since 03.04.2017 at 13:00 (Baghdad time)
      Baghdad balances News
      Integrity Commission revealed on Saturday that the prevention of the Department of Investigation of the teams followed the movement of senior government officials and monitor the funds expected to bribery in some cases governmental institutions.
      She Prevention Department of the Authority in a statement received / balances News / copy of it, it was "carried out in one month (135) a visit to a group government and private banks and the board of the Securities and the General Directorate of Traffic and the Registrar of Companies and public body was for taxes and Baghdad Chamber of Commerce and the Iraqi market for securities to match the installed information the disclosure of financial accounts provided to them by government officials charged with the duty of disclosure forms for their financial interests, "indicating that" the number of taxpayers who have been research and investigation and matching their assets amounted to (500) is expensive. "
      The circle to "do its teams to (30) visit to government agencies included the office of the Inspector General in the Ministries of Education, Interior and directorates general of passports public statements in sub-Kadhimiya and Adhamiya national card and conditions of New Baghdad, Sadr City, in addition to the directorates of education Karkh first, second and third, and equipment Karkh and breeding Rusafa first, second and civil education and vocational education. "
      Circle Amnesty said it was "carried out the anti-bribery teams of the Department of Prevention during the same period (24) field visit included some of the ministries of health and finance departments, labor and social affairs."
      The Integrity Commission has launched a page on its official spokesman (I'm an inspector) and called on all citizens, who have evidence and proof and documents available have about the existence of inflation is normal in other resources than doubted he enters the door of graft or exploit the career office, to report it across the page ( I inspector) the requirement to be unsubstantiated and the evidence (as possible) and to be a far cry from attempts miscarriage personal and targeting hopes of whistleblower Ajtnabhma.
      It is noteworthy that the Commission had referred the seven files from senior officials last year to eliminate the pretext of inflated money and graft was the most prominent deputies of the three Prime Minister and Minister of Justice and water resources, as well as the Mayor of Baghdad and former director of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Office Alsabak.anthy 29 / D 24
    • By Luigi1
      Luigi asks...could Iraq greed & corruption weaken the IQD RV when it's our time to exchange?
      The In Country RV has been halted. Treat this article as a rumor. Not verified. Your opine.
       
       
      8-31-2017   Intel Guru RayRen98  An article surfaced indicating that PM Abadi was called on to "curb the depletion of hard currency" due to passport carriers of VISA's exchanging 1,200 dinar for $3,000 USD noting these are currency dealers, not basic travelers indicating in the loss of state funds. (Unless I'm misreading this article)  Let's see what tomorrow brings!
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