Archive for July, 2011

The Iraqiya slate , hold an extraordinary meeting.

Baghdad / NINA /– The Iraqiya slate held on Wednesday afternoon an extraordinary meeting, to discuss important files, including the latest initiative by President Jalal Talabani.

A well acquainted source said to NINA /: “The meeting was held attended by all ministers and MPs for Iraqiya , as well as the most prominent head of the slate Iyad Allawi and President of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi, and Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi.”Rafi –alLissawi and Saleh al-Mutlaq,.”

He added: “The process of the meeting is devoted to adopt an explicit and very important decisions, notably a decisions related to the initiative of President Jalal Talabani.”


27/07/2011 15:44:00

Baghdad / NINA /– The Iraqiya slate leader Iyad Allawi discussed with the U.S. ambassador in Baghdad James Jeffrey, means to implement the terms of Erbil agreement .

A press statement issued by Allawi office said ;” Allawi, and Jeffrey discussed in the meeting, which was attended by the commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, Gen. Lloyd Austin, how to implement Erbil agreement to achieve national partnership, as well as they reviewed the political situation in the Arab region in general and Iraq in particular.”

Allawi said in response to a question posed by Jeffrey during the meeting for his opinion to extend the stay of U.S. forces in Iraq: “This question answered by the Commander in Chief of the Forces Armed and by Minister of Defense and Interior, then Iraqiya will express its position in the matter”.

Iraq denies link to attend a meeting Talabani, to provide guarantees of the rule of law and reveal a new political movement
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 11:49

Denied the Iraqi List to be attending a meeting of leaders of political blocs is linked to the next to provide guarantees of a coalition of state law on the implementation of the terms of Arbil.

A spokesman for the Iraqi Maysoon al told all of Iraq [where] he was “no truth to link the presence of the Iraqi List, a meeting of leaders and representatives of the political blocs to follow up the implementation of the Tripartite Commission meeting on the items on paper Erbil to provide guarantees by a coalition of state law and this talk is not accurate and does not represent the opinion of the list. ”


Baghdad, July 27 (Rn) – The Iraqi government Wednesday officially [told to seize] Kuwait Mubarak to build a port while making sure not affected the rights of Iraq in the common water, called upon the Parliamentary Legal Committee to the need to reconsider the international resolutions on Iraq.

And Kuwait announced start the implementation of Port Mubarak on the sixth of April / April 2011 and began to machinery and equipment construction heavy is currently working on piling, and construction of roads and construction of surface facilities on the island of Bubiyan uninhabited, which lies opposite the site port of Faw


Wednesday July 27, 2011

MP called on the mass of the Virtue Susan Saad, the House of Representatives to approve oil and gas law as soon as possible to stop what it called oil investment contracts illegal.

She said in a press statement: “We in the Commission on oil and energy are not satisfied with the parliamentary oil contracts concluded by the Ministry of Oil companies with global investment because it is illegal.”


Government adviser: to postpone the discussion of the law of oil and gas to the next week
27/07/2011 15:22

Baghdad, July 27 (Rn) – An adviser in the Iraqi government, Wednesday, to discuss the postponement of the law of oil and gas to the next week.

Said Abdul-Hussein Al Jabri told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that “the draft law of oil and gas will be presented to the Council of Ministers at its next Tuesday instead of this week because of the concern meetings of leaders of political blocs”

It was scheduled to discuss today in the Cabinet is a draft law of oil and gas.

“The cabinet will present a draft law of oil and gas rate by the government’s Energy Committee, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussein al-Shahristani, to be discussed and then voted on and sent to the House of Representatives.”


Abdul-Latif: The Iraqi government asking the Security Council re-demarcation of the border with Kuwait

Said Judge Wael Abdul Latif said the proper procedure to the Iraqi government should take is to submit to the Security Council to re-demarcation of the border with Kuwait, after its insistence on continuing to build the port of Mubarak.

Abd al-Latif told the news agency public opinion (and babysit) on Wednesday: “The Iraqi government can ask the UN Security Council re-demarcation of the border with Kuwait in accordance with UN resolution 833 of 1993, which was implemented without the presence of the Iraqi side in the past.” Indicating that the demarcation of the border between the two countries under this resolution was carried out by one of the committees of the United Nations, that Iraq is not convinced of this demarcation. “

Abdul Latif said: “There is a large Arab quest is working hard in order not to be established port of Faw, which if implemented as planned to put Iraq in sixth place in terms of evolution and modern work of this port”.

Posted 27/07/2011 09:40 AM

BAGHDAD (AFP): Kuwait called on the Iraqi government Wednesday to officially stop work on a project to build a port, while Mubarak is to make sure that Iraq’s rights in shared water will not be affected by this port.

The Minister of State, government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement that “the Iraqi government requests the Kuwaiti side to stop work pending the establishment of Port Mubarak is to make sure that the rights of Iraq in the shipping lines and sail free and safe in the shared water are not affected.”


On: Wednesday 7/27/2011 8:49

Baghdad (news) .. The economic expert Ahmed Abreha on the doctrine of economic (market economy) to Atchetrt stay away from doing business the public and limited to the private sector. He Abreha in a statement to contact the Agency (news) on Wednesday: “The division of economic labor between the state and the private sector to Atgmh beliefs,

but also there are considerations of scientific as well, though we note when exacerbated recent financial crisis and was hit by large financial institutions’ losses Vazhh, including the bankrupt initiated the U.S. government ownership of these institutions, including, for example (GM GMC), the largest car maker is famous,

This is prima facie incompatible with the doctrine of a market economy. ”


The latest daily currency auction was held in the Central Bank of Iraq on the 27-JUL-2011. The results were as follows:

Number of banks 14
Auction price selling dinar / US$ 1170
Auction price buying dinar / US$ —–
Amount sold at auction price (US$) 146,142,000
Amount purchased at Auction price (US$) —–
Total offers for buying (US$) 146,142,000
Total offers for selling (US$) —–


Maliki after a meeting with Talabani: We seek to find a horizon of consensus and the advancement of Iraq .. Allawi and show flexibility to resolve differences

With the receipt of political leaders calls from the Office of the President to attend a meeting next Saturday, which is scheduled to discuss the three files, met President Jalal Talabani in his private office in Baghdad yesterday with his vice presidents Tareq al-Hashemi and Khudair Khuzaie, and met with Dr. Iyad Allawi at the headquarters of Iraq to discuss the convergence of views in to resolve political differences.


Darraji: agreement on the financing of the World Bank to finance projects linked with the countries of Iraq, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon

07/26/2011 10:33

Minister of Construction and Housing, Mohamed’s Darraji said that negotiations were held with the World Bank delegation visiting Iraq is to fund projects to link Iraq with the Arab Mashreq countries to (Syria, Jordan, Lebanon), which contains a draft Highway the number one western part (Baghdad – Trebil) on the border of Jordan and (Baghdad – Newborn) on the Syrian border.

Daraji said that the talks conducted by the now with the World Bank delegation in the city of Irbil resulted


Ziad worldwide abolition: Iraq had submitted (8) candidates for the Defense Department has not received a response

Baghdad (news) .. The leader in the movement of the solution and MP / coalition in Iraq / Ziad worldwide abolition that the coalition submitted eight candidates for the ministry of defense, and that a coalition of state law did not answer them until now.

The political scene in a state of tension may lead to new agreements due to lack of understanding of Council policies, which came through strategic agreement that produced the Erbil government called the designation of national partnership.


Tuesday, 26 July to July, 2011 17:31

A source within the National Alliance blocs that internalized within the coalition have agreed to provide the names of candidates for receipt of the Ministries of Interior and Defense to the Parliament next week before entering the House of Representatives of the Eid holiday, which begins on the nineteenth of August next, the source added that members of the National Alliance confirmed at their meeting on the need to resolve subject of a U.S. withdrawal at a meeting of leaders of blocs next


Erbil, July 27 (AKnews) – If U.S. forces stay on Iraqi soil beyond the end-of-year deadline the Sadrists will press the Iraqi government to pursue the Americans in the UN Security Council.

Amir Kanani, who leads the Ahrar bloc in the Sadr Current, told AKnews that all parties should wish for and urge the U.S. forces to leave the country because “the U.S. troops’ violations in Iraq has exceeded all limits.”


Announced on Wednesday its intention to build the Mubarak Port “till the end,” whilst Kuwaiti diplomatic sources said that the port’s project had been settled politically and won’t be discussed with the Iraqi side in the next meeting of the High Kuwaiti-Iraqi Committee, scheduled to convene in Baghdad after the month of Ramadan, according to the Kuwaiti al-Siyasa newspaper.

Al-Siyasa, in its Wednesday issue, has quoted the Official Spokesman for the Kuwaiti government and the State Minister for the Kuwaiti Council of Ministers, Ali Al-Rashid, as saying that “the Kuwaiti government is marching forward, without stop, to build the Mubarak Port’s project ‘till the end,’ denying that explosions have taken place close to the Port 10 days ago.


With the continued central bank reforms BAGHDAD – Hussein Tgb Tamimi continue to put forward ideas and proposals for promoting the private sector, and its role during the phase of economic transformation taking place in Iraq, to become oriented economic action as a whole, as happens in democratic countries, especially in the private banking sector, which is calling for a bigger role in the economic field. (more…) – Increasingly high outstanding foreign currency loans coupled with “surging gold export” are believed to be attributable to the recent uncertainty in the foreign currency market. Still, hardly has any move been recognised in order to ease such emerging concerns.

The latest government’s report shows the State bank’s purchases of US $4 billion since the beginning of the year, which has significantly improved the current foreign currency reserves, yet seem to hit the foreign currency liquidity. The credit growth in dong has failed to keep up with that in foreign currencies for the first half of the year.


State law: the defense portfolio would be solved only down Iraqi withdraw the nomination of al-Obeidi

Has ruled out a number of deputies to be resolving the security ministries as a result of the continuing differences between the political blocs, where due deputy state law delayed resolution of these ministries not to send Iraq the names of their candidates to the Ministry of Defence, The deputy of the Iraqi to hold the Maliki ministries security disrupt naming ministers soon.

The MP said the National Alliance Haitham Jubouri that the Iraqi List, send the names of candidates of the security ministries, during the next two days, including Khalid al-Obeidi, pointing at the same time that the National Alliance will get Department of Homeland Security and the Kurdistan Alliance intelligence, or vice versa.


Delete the zeros feminine … .. Or absorption of the coin?

Raised the process of removing the zeros announced by the Central Bank of Iraq mixed reactions, which split into two teams first reservation to this procedure and the second supported by the light of monetary policy, seeking to rein in inflation. (Range economic) discussed the merits of this issue and the positive and negative effects on the reality of Iraq’s economic by investigating the following:

Central Bank:
Central bank adviser said the appearance of Mohammed Saleh: that the deletion of zeros from the currency enters as part of restructuring and in facilitating the monetary measures, because the existence of these zeros has added a lot of deterioration, inflation, big on the reality of currency and use it.


Iraq resort to the United Nations to resolve the crisis, the port of “Blessed”

On: Tuesday 07/26/2011 9:48

Confirmed the decision the House of Representatives that Iraq will resort to the United Nations in case of incapacity of negotiating committees in solving the Port Mubarak criticized the legal expert of the wrong policies of the Saddam regime that have contributed to giving the UN Security Council of Kuwait more than their right to land and sea borders.

MP Muhammad Al-Khalidi, the Iraqi List, the House following the issue of port Mubarak, Kuwait’s very concerned and await the report of the Committee which was formed in Council in coordination with the Ministries of Transport and Foreign Affairs.


House of Representatives ended the first and second reading of six draft laws

7/26/2011 | (Voice of Iraq) – Tuesday July 26, 2011
ended the House of Representatives in the thirteenth regular session, held under the chairmanship of Mr. Osama Najafi, Chairman of the Board of Representatives and the presence of 181 deputies on Tuesday, 26/7/2011, reading the first and the second of six draft laws.

At the beginning of the meeting initiated by any of the Holy Quran followed by the Committee on Health and Environment issued a statement condemning the assassination of Dr. Ibrahim al-Jumaili in the province of Kirkuk, warning of targeting brain and competencies, demanding the government to take punitive measures, strict to stop the series of target competencies in addition to call the House of Representatives to form a committee to investigate the facts.


Postpone the meeting of leaders of political blocs to Saturday evening

BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The meeting of the political blocs shall be held next Saturday, according to a presidential statement issued today.

The Presidency announced that President Jalal Talabani visited today the head of al-Iraqiya Bloc Iyad Allawi, where they both confirmed that the coming meeting should be positive and fruitful.

Political blocs met on 9 July under the patronage of President Talabani during which they discussed the internal political situation and the US forces withdrawal.

A tripartite committee was formed to submit its suggestion within two weeks time.


The withdrawal deadline for U.S. forces in Iraq is drawing nearer and officials in the Obama administration are pressuring Iraqi politicians to make a decision on whether to extend the American military presence. Much debate has arisen around which foreign powers will wield most influence in the country, especially once all American troops are withdrawn. Indeed, some American publicists worry that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will turn Iraq into an Iranian satellite state.

However, one nation in particular, China, is rapidly developing ties with Iraq and looks set to be a major contender with the United States and Iran for influence in Baghdad. The most recent indication of this has been the signing of several Memorandums of Understanding, or MOUs, between China and Iraq. So far, the MOUs have involved broad economic and technical cooperation and the training of Iraqi cadres in China, to be followed by an MOU on electricity.


Erbil, July 26 (Rn) – The Iraqi Oil Minister expressed his belief that oil markets see a balance, denying the existence of any flaws or deficiencies in the production of crude oil.

The news agency quoted (Mehr), the Iranian semi-official Iraqi Oil Minister Abdul-Karim and coffee as saying in the Gallery visit Iran on Monday that “crude oil prices at this time is acceptable, and Lawless, there is no shortage in oil production,” noting that “there is a balance in oil markets, crude “.


House adds Shahristani at its next meeting and vote on the formation of a committee on Kirkuk targeting doctors

Baghdad, July 26 (Rn) – A member of the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary said its board will add next Thursday, Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussein Shahristani, Oil Minister Abdul-Karim and coffee to discuss the program of the government within the government program, as announced Edwalnwab for the Kurdistan Alliance bloc, the Council vote House of Representatives in its the 13 today in principle to form a committee to investigate the facts about the targeting of doctors in the province of Kirkuk.

A member of the Furat al-Shara told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that “the Commission on oil and energy will add in a public hearing in the House next Thursday, Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussein Shahristani, Oil Minister Abdul-Karim and coffee.”


Baghdad (news) .. Blocs agreed internalized within the National Alliance to provide the candidates and the Ministry of Interior and Defense to parliament next week, with participants confirmed the need to resolve the issue of U.S. withdrawal during a meeting of leaders of political blocs, the house of President Talabani.

This was held this evening at the work of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s meeting of the National Alliance, the presence of all the leaders of the coalition, while the Office of the President of the Republic began to distribute the invitation to attend the meeting, which will be home next Thursday.


Najaf: collect call to collect signatures for the allocation of (100) per month from oil revenues to every Iraqi citizen

Wen called for gathering people’s money began in Najaf in his campaign To collect signatures To allocate (100) per month from oil revenues to every Iraqi citizen like other oil-producing countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iran.

Hadi al-Salami, president of the Wayne began to money people in Najaf (in the statement of our site received a copy of it) that there is a campaign to collect Signatures for Customize (100) per month Of oil revenues Each Iraqi citizen A simple thing Compared to the big salary and privileges Officials in Iraq, asserting that the State of Kuwait: Restrict (2500) dollars per month for each Kuwaiti citizen and that Saudi Arabia allocated (1000) per month for every citizen wa n Iran allocates (60) per month for every citizen, pointing out that the constitutional authority for this call is What According to the Constitution of the Republic of Iraq (Article 111) “Oil and gas is the property of all Iraqi people in all regions and provinces,” and the Constitution (16) and (29) and (30), which guarantees the right to housing and decent living


On: Tuesday 07/26/2011 9:21

A member of the House of Representatives d. Hanan al are not entitled to any party or state to exceed the Iraqi border and has no right to build anything detrimental to the Iraqi economy or the Iraqi ports, it’s been hosting the Ministers of Transport, Foreign Affairs and listen to their mind.

In addition Fatlawi (in a statement to our site) that the Council of Representatives formed a technical committee and pending technical opinion on the construction of the port,


The latest daily currency auction was held in the Central Bank of Iraq on the 26-JUL-2011. The results were as follows:

Number of banks 18
Auction price selling dinar / US$ 1170
Auction price buying dinar / US$ —–
Amount sold at auction price (US$) 186,471,000
Amount purchased at Auction price (US$) —–
Total offers for buying (US$) 186,471,000
Total offers for selling (US$) —–