Archive for March 20, 2012

It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is.

And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!

~Mark Twain

The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.

~Edwin Way Teale


Tuesday, March 20 / March 2012 17:05

Announced Council of Ministers approved the draft law on the allocation of [300] million to be paid to the KAC for the settlement of lawsuits filed by it on the Iraqi Airways and the Iraqi government and drop judgments and pledge not to establish any future claims.

A statement by the Office of Government Spokesman Ali Dabbagh, the Agency has received all of Iraq [where] a copy of it today, that “the Council of Ministers agreed on several other decisions, including approval of the cancellation decision of the Council of Ministers for the year 2011 containing the lending and the Ministry of Industry – Ezz [400] million for the establishment of power plants, and to approve the extension of the contract company [ArmorGroup] security to protect the Baghdad International Airport for a period of three months starting from 01/04/2012 until the completion of the referral and the signing of the contract. ” (more…)

12:03:20 / 03/2012

The sources indicated in a press statement that “the central bank introduced a draft law to delete the zeros to the Chairman of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi, and ensure that everything about this great project which will start work by the process of offering the new currency for circulation early next year, and will continue to drive the replacement of three years.


Tuesday, March 20 / March 2012 18:59

Announced that the U.S. Treasury Department to Deputy Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, David Cohen, is currently visiting include Iraq, Lebanon and United Arab Emirates to discuss the international sanctions imposed on Iran and Syria in addition to the efforts of the United States continued in the fight against global terrorism. (more…)

06:35:06 20/ 03/2012

Central Bank of Iraq announced that the federal budget, for the year (2013) will be approved with the new currency in Arabic and Kurdish.

The deputy chairman of the Central Bank of Iraq the appearance of Mohammed in a statement to “Khandan”: that put Iraq’s new currency will be in (01/01/2013) and will be in both Arabic and Kurdish with the deletion of three zeros the first of the current currency, indicating the following: that the financial budget of the Federal Iraq will be traded during the ninth month of the current year and recognized in the New Year according to the new currency of the two languages. (more…)

Karbala, March 20 (aka News) likely lead in one of the parliamentary bloc citizen components of the Islamic Supreme Council headed by Ammar al-Hakim, Tuesday, to hold a national conference of the Iraqi political forces after the Arab summit, put the problems of Iraq, saying the Arab summit in the wrong message about the new Iraq .

Dr. Hamza Habib told Terminal Krdstaan news (aka News) today, “I think the national conference of political forces will be held after the Arab summit which will be witnessed by the capital Baghdad at the end of this month as a result of concern Iraqis politicians and blocs Alsssayash the agenda of the summit.” (more…)

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 08:18

BAGHDAD / Baghdadiya News / …. sources from within the Central Bank of Iraq that the latter already begun the contracting process to print a new Iraqi currency after deleting three zeros of which, Pointing out that the central bank just waiting to give him the green light if there were objections to the drawings and designs.

The sources indicated in comments summarized by / Baghdadiya News / “The central bank introduced a draft law to delete the zeros to the Chairman of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi, and ensure that everything about this great project which will start work by the process of offering the new currency for circulation early next year, and will continue to drive the replacement of three years. (more…)

20/03/2012 13:12

Strongly condemned the United Nations, Tuesday, a series of bombings that struck Baghdad and a number of other provinces.

And saw the governorates of Baghdad, Salahuddin and Nineveh, Anbar, Babil, Karbala, Kirkuk and Mosul car bombings today mined simultaneously, improvised explosive devices have killed and wounded dozens, most of them civilians.

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Martin received a press release Koppelrfa And the Kurdish news agency (Rn) a copy of it today “We condemn in the strongest terms the barbaric attacks that took place today in a number of cities across Iraq that have killed scores of Iraqis and wounded many others injured . ” (more…)

The latest daily currency auction was held in the Central Bank of Iraq on the 20-MAR-2012. The results were as follows:

Number of banks 23
Auction price selling dinar / US$ 1166
Auction price buying dinar / US$ —–
Amount sold at auction price (US$) 227,338,000
Amount purchased at Auction price (US$) —–
Total offers for buying (US$) 227,338,000
Total offers for selling (US$) —–

Auction number HY38 of government debt securities was a uniform price auction for IQD 100,000,000,000 par value of bills which  concluded on 19-03-2012.

Total public  IQD 237,100,000,000 Valid competitive bids totaled IQD 236,100,000,000 and valid non competitive bids totaled IQD 1,000,000,000 and The cut off yield (the highest yield of a successful bidder) determined by auction was 6.40%. (more…)

Denied the leadership of the State of Law Coalition MP Abdul Salam al-Maliki news of submission of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki concessions to Kuwait during his recent visit in return for lifting its debts and calling them the news baseless.

Maliki said in a statement to the news agency the public Monday that the Prime Minister and during his visit to Kuwait, was escorted with a number of experts, consultants, and some lawmakers have reached solutions to the parties and understandings, not concessions.

He added that the previous regime created a gap between Iraq and all Arab countries is trying to solve all the issues and find a real settlement.

The Ministry of Finance on its potential and its ability to pay the amounts agreed to by the Government of Iraq with Kuwait, and special Iraqi Airways and $ 300 million in cash, at the time called on the government to expedite the formula to find the amounts to invest the remaining $ 200 million.

The delegation, which visited Kuwait last week, led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki have agreed to settle the issue of Iraqi Airways with the Kuwaiti side of the Iraq paid the amount of $ 500 million to Kuwait, to be half the amount in cash as given to the Kuwait Investment in Iraq worth the second half. (more…)

Date : 3/20/2012

UNITED NATIONS, March 19 (KUNA) — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will pay a visit to Kuwait on March 28-29 in appreciation of Kuwait’s relentless support of the UN, and the Gulf state’s endeavors to achieving regional and international peace and security, Kuwait’s Ambassador to the UN said Monday.

Mansour Al-Otaibi said the visit of Ban, at the invitation of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, also aknowledged Kuwait’s role to boosting economic and social cooperation between member countries. (more…)


The adviser of the Ministry of Transport Karim Nouri said a joint committee Iraqi Kuwaiti will meet soon to end the file of Iraqi Airways. “He said in a statement carried by the agency (Nina),” The committee meeting will be different from the meeting of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti, headed by the Foreign Ministers of two countries, which will hold its meeting early next month. ” .

said Nouri, “that what has been agreed with the Kuwaiti side during the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki last week to Kuwait is to pay the Iraqi side of $ 300 million in compensation and the remaining $ 200 million will be in the form of joint investment projects.” The MP for the coalition / Kurdish blocs / Rapporteur of the Committee of Economy and Investment parliamentary / Mahma Khalil / stressed, “said Iraqi Airways will resume flights to various countries of the world the beginning of Maes next after the agreement with the Kuwaiti side to settle disputes relating to compensation for Kuwait Airways. (more…)


Represented the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of the State of Kuwait, a point articulated in the consolidation of bilateral relations between the two countries and build bridges of confidence, and trust are highly sought in building international relations in general and relations with neighboring countries in particular, and certainly the experience of Saddam’s invasion of neighboring Kuwait phase must overcome special After the demise of this system and the establishment of a democratic system in Iraq based on what is produced by the votes of the people of Iraq, an experience a welcome and support from Kuwait through stages multiple since 2005 to the present day, especially if Kuwait from the Arab countries first opened its embassy and dealt with the new Iraq , (more…)