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[ajay214] Guys a confession here. I have always carried just a tad of doubt about this ever really happening. Not any more after all the news today. This is the first day I have felt 100% assurance that it is not only going to happen, but happen very soon. Maybe it was God who put this into me. Either way I am convinced our blessing is not only going to happen, but (dare I say it) very soon.
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[ajay214] basejmpr99 can’t say for sure when, just that I know it is upon us!
[childofgod] ajay214 Glad to hear it! Personally, I have never had any doubts!
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[ajay214] I’ve been excited before, but this is a totally different this time.
[mia] ajay214 what got you so excited today?
[Sam] ajay214 i know what you are saying…. this has got to be coming to an end….
[mia] any one article in particular?
[ajay214] mia not sure, but the news is incredible
[tourman] ajay214 me too! got little goose bumps, but holding back on the big ones
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A delegation from the National Alliance held a lengthy meeting with Barzani after arriving in Irbil
BAGHDAD / Obelisk: A high-ranking source in the National Alliance, Wednesday, that the delegation of the National Alliance arrived in the city of Arbil and a contract with the President of the Iraqi Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani expanded meeting, pointing out that the meeting was devoted to discuss constitutional issues only.
The source told “obelisk”, “The delegation representing the National Alliance included Hadi al-Amiri and Khalid al-Attiyah and Tariq Najim arrived in Erbil and met with the head of Iraq’s Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani at his residence Bmsif Saladin.”
The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, that “the delegation of the National Alliance and Barzani held a lengthy meeting is still going on,” pointing out that “the meeting was devoted to discuss constitutional issues only.”
This was an article from late yesterday – and if I had to put my finger on it…THIS IS THE DELAY. Not all the issues have been ironed out. However, if Maliki doesn’t want another helping of “JOHN KERRY” this weekend, he needs to get this business handled!!
Newspapers today: a government move remarkably calm relationship with Erbil and return to normal
Issued subject of negotiations carried out by the federal government with Erbil concerns most prominent newspapers today, there are signs to resolve the crisis between the two sides after months of tension and the arrival of their relations to the edge of the drop, along with attention to the criticisms made by the religious authority, Bashir al-Najafi for government performance.
Then this came out today!! Nice…
Parliament: Hosting will switch to questioning in the event of failure to attend al-Maliki Monday’s session
BAGHDAD / Baghdadiya News / .. Confirmed the decision of the House of Representatives Mohammed al-Khalidi, Wednesday, that the Presidency of the Council of Representatives decided hosted by the Commander in Chief of the armed forces and security forces commanders on Monday.
Said Khalidi told / Baghdadiya News /, that “the presidency of parliament decided to host Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as commander in chief of the armed forces with a number of leaders of the security forces on Monday”, noting that “last Monday was dedicated hosting, but the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Deputies asked that there be a date hosting al-Maliki, “pointing out that” some Iraqi MPs and Liberal bloc refused to postpone hosting the previous time, “stressing that” next Monday hosting a date after the agreement of the political blocs. ”
He added that “if Maliki did not attend a session hosting will be interrogated by the political blocs.” Khalidi said that “Maliki’s call heads of blocs to a meeting in the Council of Ministers is an insult to the House of Representatives and everyone refused it and his presence must be under the dome of the parliament and representatives of the people are honest people may not appeal to anyone.” Finished / 21 El
This just shows how the level of interest Parliament is taking in dealing with their “Maliki problem”. As I said a few days ago (on an Updates Call) they have put off their proceedings against Maliki (in whatever form) for a few days in hopes of him concluding what he has apparently agreed to. They too, are ready to “turn up the heat” if he doesn’t sit up and act right.
Najafi threatened to make him categorically if the next meeting For the third time, Maliki rejects interrogation
Iraqi police inspect the damage left by the attack on the newspaper future in the Karrada district in Baghdad on Monday, the newspaper was among four newspapers attacked by gunmen, prompting reactions claim the need to protect the media (AFP)
Baghdad, Dubai agencies and Arab Net refusal of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to attend the questioning session, called by the parliament speaker Osama al-Nujaifi, for the third time in a row, an altercation and broad dissatisfaction among members of parliament, while threatened Nujaifi take action against al-Maliki, if refused to attend the next meeting on the eighth of this month. Read More…
I would take this as an outright threat…
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Green Zone of Baghdad experiencing tight security.
Baghdad/ NINA /- A day after denying by Interior Ministry reports published by media about armed attack on the green zone and storming suffered this zone, which includes the most important state facilities, like Parliament and the presidential palace, this area experiences since the early hours of the day, tight security measures where most all outlets and bridges surrounding it closed up causing paralyzing downtown of the capital.
Witnesses told NINA : “The crackdown has forced citizens to walk long distances in order to reach their workplaces.
Maliki ordered this after Sunday. He’s very worried about security developments lately. Mainly – his own security
OFFICIALS: KERRY TO TRAVEL TO MIDEAST THIS WEEKEND
BY BRADLEY KLAPPER
WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling to Turkey and Israel this weekend to build on the two nations’ efforts to repair ties and look for a possible way to restart long-stalled Mideast peace talks, U.S. and Turkish officials said Wednesday.
Kerry had planned to leave Monday for meetings in London and then South Korea, China and Japan. But he moved up his departure to Saturday to solidify the rapprochement that President Barack Obama brokered between Turkey and Israel during his visit to the region two weeks ago, the officials said.
Kerry also will discuss regional concerns such as Syria’s civil war and the frozen Middle East peace process, making his third trip to the Jewish state in the last two weeks, according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the trip had not been announced.
The succession of visits, which evokes the U.S. shuttle diplomacy to the region of times past, represents the latest American attempt to end a four-and-a-half year stalemate between the two sides, during which talks have hardly taken place at all. Kerry will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the latter possibly in neighboring Jordan.
Hoping to prod negotiators back to the table, U.S. officials said the Obama administration is exploring security guarantees for the Jordan Valley, a section of the West Bank that stretches along the border with Jordan.
Israel has long demanded the guarantees as part of any treaty establishing an independent Palestine, though the issue has been overshadowed by more sensitive debates over the final boundary line between the two states and the final status of Jerusalem, which both sides claim as their capitals.
Although Palestinians have a measure of self-rule in other areas, the Jordan Valley is part of the 60 percent of the West Bank still under full Israeli control nearly two decades after interim peace accords granted the Palestinians autonomy elsewhere. The Israeli-controlled section includes military bases, nature reserves and Jewish settlements.
In previous negotiations, the Jewish state has demanded a residual force in the valley to ensure border security. It fears that an independent Palestine without a sufficient international or Israeli presence could lead to a buildup of military equipment and extremists along whatever becomes the final boundary with Israel – and lead to more conflict.
One idea floated in the past included joint Israeli-Palestinian patrols of the mostly desert area home to some 60,000 Palestinians.
The strategy during Kerry’s visit, according to U.S. officials, is to leverage movement by Abbas on security guarantees into possible concessions from Netanyahu on the contentious issue of Jewish settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem – lands Israel captured in the 1967 Mideast war and which the Palestinians hope to include in their future state.
But it’s unclear what kind of reception such a proposal would get from the Palestinians, who’ve long demanded a complete freeze in Israeli settlements for negotiations to begin anew.
The last significant peace negotiations occurred when President George W. Bush brought leaders to Annapolis, Md., with the goal of a treaty by the end of 2008. After a two-year hiatus, talks begun under the Obama administration’s guidance in 2010 quickly fizzled out.
The Palestinians want a halt in settlement construction and Israel’s pre-1967 border as the baseline for their state. Netanyahu rejects a return to the 1967 boundaries and says talks should resume without preconditions.
The Palestinians also are hoping Israel frees roughly 120 prisoners it has held since before the interim peace accords were signed in 1993. Abbas has said he would meet with Netanyahu if there is a prisoner release, although he would not resume formal negotiations.
“The key to success for the efforts to re-launch the peace process is Israel’s implementation of its commitments, especially stopping settlement activities, releasing prisoners and accepting the two-state solution based on the 1967 borders,” said Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator.
Kerry heads to the Middle East at a precarious time. Overnight Wednesday, Israel and Palestinian militants in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip engaged in the heaviest fighting since a cease-fire was declared last November, with militants firing several rockets into southern Israel and the Jewish state responding with its first airstrike in Gaza since the fighting subsided. No injuries were reported on either side.
The West Bank, meanwhile, has experienced anti-Israel protests over the past two days following the death of a 64-year-old Palestinian prisoner from throat cancer. The Palestinians blame Israel for the death, saying the man did not receive proper medical treatment. Although no one claimed responsibility for the Gaza rocket fire, the attack may have been connected to the prisoner’s death.
Kerry may have an easier time cementing the diplomatic progress between Turkey and Israel.
The two countries were once strong allies, but their relations spiraled downward after Israel’s 2010 raid on a Turkish flotilla bound for Gaza. Eight Turks and one Turkish-American died.
Last month, Obama arranged a call from Netanyahu to Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in which Netanyahu apologized for the botched raid.
Turkey had demanded an apology as a condition for restoring ties. Netanyahu had until then refused to apologize, saying Israeli soldiers acted in self-defense after being attacked by activists.
But Erdogan has held up full normalization of ties until a compensation agreement is worked out and there is a significant loosening of Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip.
Associated Press writer Matthew Lee in Washington and Josef Federman in Jerusalem contributed to this report.
This is still big news from yesterday. Very interesting how I got some flak for this initial report not containing anything about Iraq – yet….
This came out just today…
Kerry to Solve World conflicts With Barazani (as in – this weekend)…
Shafaq News/US Secretary of State, John Kerry said that he hopes to “work together” with Kurdistan’s president to solve the problems in the world.
A statement issued by Kurdistan’s Presidency and received by “Shafaq News” reads that Kerry responded to a congratulation message send earlier by Masoud Barazani,the President of the region saying that he would like to “work together” to promote peace in the world… http://www.shafaaq.com/en/politics/5…-barazani.html
Guess I wasn’t off base after all – huh?!?
Here are some interesting Headlines…
Jaafary receives message from Sadr urges for consolidating unity
Baghdad (AIN) –The head of the Iraqi National Alliance, Ibraheem al-Jaafary, received a message from the head of Sadr Trend, Muqtada al-Sadr, in which the latter stressed the necessity of consolidating unity among all sides to confront the terrorist challenges and corruption as well as to upgrade services.
Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Kareem Alewi, of the Iraqi National Alliance pointed out “The Government is serious in responding to the demonstrators’ legitimate and constitutional demands soon to end to serve the Iraqis.” – BGG – Very serious remarks!!
MP Alldorki: Maliki is objecting to the place of meeting to discuss the security situation, but he wants restricted to the heads of blocs and committees
BGG - Of course he is – he is fine “talking about it”, he just doesn’t want to be accountable to anyone. Mainly to Parliament. He’s trying to avoid the “interrogation” (at all costs).
Deputy for Iraq: al-Issawi and the state are trying to return to the House of Representatives
Baghdad (news) .. A member of the Turkmen Front MP / coalition in Iraq / Hassan Ozmn Bayati, an intention to Minister of Finance resigned Rafie al-Issawi and Minister of Agriculture Azzedine state to return to the House of Representatives and get their seats parliamentary. BGG – Big news for us…al-Issawi being back is second only to Hashemi!!
Khuzaie calls at a meeting with a U.S. official to activating the strategic framework agreement with all its items
Ohhhhh – so now they want a SOFA agreement!! The real story is – Maliki can’t hang onto the Security situation himself – but he doesn’t want to hand it over to his enemies either. He would much rather we handle it.
Baghdad demanded that Washington launch air raids on eastern Syria, including Kurdish areas
Twilight News – A senior U.S. official revealed the content of the request of the Iraqi intelligence and sent to Washington includes air strikes across the drones in eastern Syria, which is known as “the island” along the Iraqi border. BGG – The nerve of these idiots. They think they will get us to do their dirty work against the Kurds?!? Unreal…
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Kurds See Turkish Reference to Kurdish Province as Step Forward
by HEMIN KHOSHNAW
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – In a country where until recently even the mention of the word Kurdistan was taboo, the Turkish prime minister’s reference to a historical “Kurdistan province” under the Ottoman Empire is seen as a step forward for the country’s large Kurdish minority, which for decades has struggled for recognition and basic rights.
The comments last week on CNN Turk by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose Justice and Development Party (AKP) is engaged in historic peace talks with the jailed leader of the separatist and illegal Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), were received positively by Turkey’s Kurds, who have been demanding a system of self-governance.
The Ottoman system of vilayets, or provinces, fell apart with the dissolution of the empire in the aftermath of the First World War.
“Talking about a vilayet system was a red line in Turkey till today,” noted Bayram Bozyel, deputy chairman of Freedoms and Rights Party (HAK-PAR), a licensed Kurdish party in Turkey.
“Erdogan talking about this topic, even verbally, is considered a very good step,” he said, adding that since the foundation of the Turkish Republic in 1923, on the ruins of the Ottoman Empire, Turkey’s Kurds have suffered under a centralized rule.
The Turkish premier opened indirect peace talks in February with PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan, who has been kept in virtual isolation at a prison on Turkey’s Imrali island since his capture in 1999.
On March 21, in a message marking the Kurdish New Year, Ocalan declared a ceasefire in the three-decade war with Ankara that has claimed more than 40,000 lives, telling supporters that the Kurds are embarking on a new, political struggle.
Although the Turkish government has not publicly outlined what it would cede in return, it is widely believed that Ankara is amenable to constitutional changes that would grant recognition and rights to the Kurds. Kurdish politicians and activists hope to take administration of Turkey’s Kurdish areas into their own hands, as they did under the Ottomans.
“The governing system of the Ottomans was not centralized like now. Their vilayets were independent in everything except foreign affairs,” said Bozyil, who does not see the return of that system anytime soon.
“The Turkish government has referred to 2023 for the realization of this system. This is a big problem. If the vilayet system is needed now, why delay it 10 more years? Maybe he (Erdogan) wants to please the Kurds with these words and delay the issue for 10 more years,” he said.
According to political observers, if the system is returned, Turkey will be divided into 18 large municipalities, including the Kurdish regions of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Urfa.
But Bozyil cautioned that, “Kurdistan must not be divided again with the pretext of problem-solving. Kurdistan is one with all its residents, history and culture.”
Myrat Bozlak, MP of the Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) that has been the intermediary in Ankara’s dialogue with Ocalan, welcomed Erdogan’s comments to CNN Turk, saying he believed that the vilayet system will help resolve Turkey’s Kurdish issue.
“The Kurds of Turkey demand the rights of identity, culture, and education in their native language. They also want self-governance in Turkey. The vilayet system will become a solution. In this system the Kurdish language will become a formal language in the government institutions in Kurdistan,” he said.
Zevar Ozdemir, an AKP MP from the Kurdish city of Batman in Turkey, said that, “The vilayet system is a Turkish reality. We have been avoiding this reality till now, but we can no longer continue to do that.”