Prime Minister Maliki withdraws from 3rd term candidacy

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 | Leave a Comment

On Wednesday, the MP for the Liberal bloc, Riad al-Saadi indicated that the National Alliance has five candidates for the post of prime minister, including al-Jaafari and al-Shahristani while noting that the outgoing Prime Minister, Nuri al-Maliki, withdrew his candidacy for the post because of political pressure. Saadi said, in an interview for, that “the National Alliance has five candidates for the... 

Speaker: the situation in Iraq and the country’s complex federal state indivisible

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Speaker: the situation in Iraq and the country’s complex federal state indivisible BAGHDAD / Baghdadi News / .. The head of the Iraqi parliament, Salim al, said on Sunday that the situation taking place in Iraq is complex, noting that federal, state indivisible. The House of Representatives voted at its third meeting held Tuesday (15/07/2014), a majority on the assumption MP Salim al-president of the Council at... 

Adoption of the local currency in commercial transactions boosted worth

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 | Leave a Comment

financial expert Ali Fukaiki importance of adopting measures trade in local currencies across the border for its role in facilitating the smooth flow of traffic of goods and international cargo across the countries that adopt this process. added in an interview with “morning” that cross-border trade in local currencies in vogue among the countriesthe world, pointing to the importance of activating the measures... 

New Parliament Speaker: Iraq ‘Cannot be Divided’

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 | Leave a Comment

The new speaker of the Iraqi parliament said in a televised interview that “Kurds believe in the constitution” and the country “cannot be divided.” Salim al-Jabouri also told Arabic Sky News that that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki remaining in office for a third run is only a “weak possibility.” Jabouri, who was elected last week as Iraqi MPs and politicians grapple with a country in upheaval, acknowledged... 

Breaking News, Washington Post: Maliki will announce his resignation

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 | Leave a Comment

According to the Washington Post, quoting media sources, especially by Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will announce his resignation within days, indicating he would support an independent candidate to succeed him, the newspaper said in a news Mguetillt published on Wednesday that al-Maliki agreed to step down from running for a third term, provided that the method appropriate to his person and reservation prestige,... 

Iraq has entered the division tunnel

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 | Leave a Comment

The head of the Watania Coalition, Iyad Allawi confirmed that Iraq has already entered the tunnel of division because of accumulated errors and sectarian policies of the government, headed by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. Allawi said in a press statement that “the shadow of division is set up heavily on Iraq, and there must be decisive and critical positions to stop the deterioration and restore Iraq’s stability,... 

Parliament elects Haider al-Abadi as Deputy Speaker

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Iraq’s parliament elected the MP for the State of Law Coalition, Haider al-Abadi, to serve as the 1st Deputy Speaker of Parliament after he received 188 votes. The correspondent of in Parliament said that the members of Parliament voted this afternoon on the choice of MP Haider al-Abadi for the post of first deputy speaker. The correspondent added that al- Abadi got 188 votes, while 76 votes were considered... 

Iraq elects new parliament speaker, Saleem al-Jobouri

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment

The parliament voted on Saleem al-Jobouri, as its Speaker. Jobouri has got 194 votes, whereas Ishraq al-Abaichi, who was nominated for the same post has got 19 votes. // LINK  Read More →

Miladinov: election presiding officers of Parliament is an important step for the resumption of the democratic process in Iraq

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment

He welcomed the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Nikolai Mladenov to elect the House of representatives on Tuesday new presidential body. Miladinov said in a statement, by the way, every Iraq received IGN that “Salim Al-jubouri, and Haider Ebadi and Mohammad misfit team, I am confident that all political blocs will support their efforts to find compromises and agreements... 

Central Bank issued Services (Visa card) to reduce the phenomenon of carrying cash

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Follow-up – and babysit – Central Bank announced the issuance of a system of electronic payment services for money (Visa card) to reduce the phenomenon of pregnancy and money circulation. According to a statement of the bank, “the aim of developing financial and banking sector in Iraq and reducing the phenomenon of pregnancy and trading coins and create an atmosphere of competition between financial institutions... 

CBI: Use of electronic payment system

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Central Bank of Iraq, on Thursday, the use of electronic payments system for the settlement of the instruments between governmental institutions and banking. The bank said in a statement received news agency pratha a copy of it, he was “in order to develop financial and banking sector in Iraq and reducing the phenomenon of pregnancy and the circulation of money, it has been taking a number of measures in the automation... 

Iraq: Examining the Professed Caliphate

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Summary The Islamic State, previously known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, has changed its name, but otherwise the militant group remains the same. Over the past weekend, a spokesman for the group announced that it had established a caliphate stretching from Diyala province, Iraq, to Aleppo, Syria. The caliphate is a political institution that the Islamic State claims will govern the global Muslim community.... 

Minister: Oil Sector Secure

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Oil Minister Abdul Kareem al-Luaibi [Elaibi] has said that the Iraqi government is dedicated to supplying the ideal safe environment for international companies working in Iraq: “Work in oil refining facilities and oil fields is normal and the ministry has supplied the extra protection needed for those locations by coordinating with security authorities and energy officials.” Meanwhile, according to UPI, the U.S.... 

Surprise! No one was surprised by ISIS sweep

Posted by on Jul 09, 2014 | Leave a Comment

When ISIS sacked Mosul and Tikrit and threatened Kirkuk and Baghdad, the world seemed shocked — especially the Obama administration, which had long maintained that Iraq could defend its own borders. The sudden change in fortunes exposed how hollow the Iraqi army has become and highlighted the power manipulation of America’s ally Nouri al-Maliki, which left Iraq divided along sectarian lines in its greatest crisis... 

ISIS losing ground in Iraq, gaining it in Syria

Posted by on Jul 08, 2014 | Leave a Comment

The Iraqi government may be finally enjoying some military successes in their struggle to roll back the advancing Sunni Islamic militant group ISIS. On Thursday night, according to Baghdad, the Iraqi army recaptured the city of Awja, Saddam Hussein’s birthplace. “Backed by helicopter gunships and helped by Shi’ite Muslim volunteers, the army recaptured the village of Awja in an hour-long battle on Thursday night,... 

Nujaifi discuss with the U.S. and British ambassadors the constitutional requirements, and nomination of candidates for the three presidencies

Posted by on Jul 08, 2014 | Leave a Comment

BAGHDAD / Nina /Head of Mottahidoon Lilislah / united for reform / coalition , former Speaker Osama Najafi, discussed with U.S. and British ambassadors in Baghdad, Stephen Beecroft and Simon Cowles, in separate meeting held yesterday evening the constitutional requirements, and the nomination of candidates for the three presidencies, as well as work for the formation of a government of national unity guarantee the rights... 

Barzani calls on al-Sistani to prevent al-Maliki to become PM again

Posted by on Jul 03, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Erbil / NINA / President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani sent on Wednesday a message to the religious authority, Ali al-Sistani, urging him to intervene with the aim not to allow Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in the job for a third term. Head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the House of Representatives Khosro Goran said in a press statement today that the message also includes an emphasis on the spirit of Arab-Kurdish... 

Events in Iraq raises the price of gold and the dollar rise delay

Posted by on Jul 03, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Gold rose to its highest level in three months on Tuesday, boosted after the fall of the dollar and the worsening violence in Iraq, the appeal of the precious metal, which increased flows from the largest fund, backed with gold. Gold climbed in online transactions to 1332.10 dollars an ounce, its highest level since the twenty-fourth of March, and gold settled at 1327 dollars per ounce, and gold rose about 1 percent in... 

Kurds, Sunnis Walk Out of Iraq’s First Parliament Session

Posted by on Jul 02, 2014 | Leave a Comment

BAGHDAD, Iraq – Sunnis and Kurds walked out of the Iraqi Parliament’s first session on Tuesday, jeopardizing efforts at putting together a unity government to confront a jihadi-led offensive that threatens to rip Iraq apart. The Parliament had convened as pressure mounted on the Shiite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down amid a crisis that has seen jihadi-led insurgents capture much of northern Iraq. The legislators... 

Central Bank gives Bank of the economy limited powers to reduce losses

Posted by on Jul 02, 2014 | Leave a Comment

BAGHDAD – Iraq Press -30 June: Central Bank of Iraq, Monday, for determining work assignments in Economy Bank for Investment and Finance reality under the tutelage of the bank in order to maximize the Bank’s financial resources to the limit, and work to reduce losses to a minimum. The Director General of the Directorate of banking and credit control Abdul Abbas Khalaf Sultan said in a statement reported L... 


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