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    "Bush shoe thrower" lead media and tribal delegation to demonstrate in Mosul

    Last Updated on Saturday, 19 January 2013 14:53

    Shafaq News / A media and clans delegation from Baghdad arrived to Ahrar square in the centre of Mosul in Nineveh province
    to support the demands of the demonstrators in Anbar, Diyala and Nineveh provinces, including the journalist, Muntather al- Zaidi, who threw the former U.S. President George W. Bush with” his shoes."
    One of the organizers of the demonstrations in Mosul told "Shafaq News" that "a delegation of clans came from Baghdad and arrived this morning to the sit-ins square in Mosul to announce their solidarity with the protesters in Nineveh, Anbar, Diyala provinces”.
    Zaidi surprised the former U.S. President , George Bush with a stream of insults as he threw a pair of his shoes on him after the latter was helding a press conference, accompanied by Prime Minister , Nuri al-Maliki in one of Baghdad’s’ hotels in 2008, which caused arresting and sentencing him for two years imprisonment.

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    Iraq announces reopening the borders with Syria and Jordan

    Saturday, 19 January 2013 13:39

    Shafaq News / The Interior Ministry announced on Saturday, reopening the borders and returning to its normal work in the entry and exit of goods to and from Iraq.
    The ministry’s’ spokesman Saad Maan said in a statement in which "Shafaq News" received a copy of it that “starting from Friday morning, the Iraqi borders has returned to its normal work at the entry and exit of goods."
    Maan pointed out that “Trebil border was the first ports that received goods then al-Waleed and Qaem ports."
    Iraq closed earlier Trebil port leading to Jordan as government opponents said that the decision aims to blockade the protesters, followed by closing Rabia and al-Waleed ports at the Syrian border.
    It is worth mentioning that thousands of Iraqis continue to demonstrate and sit-in in all of Anbar, Salahuddin and Mosul since three weeks ago, as a rejection of the policies of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, after they accused him of "marginalization" of Sunnis and the failure to meet their demands to release of detainees in prisons.


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    Maliki give the option to Russia to discount $ 195 million from the arms deal or provide weapons equivalent to this amount

    Saturday, 19 January 2013 12:10

    Shafaq News / State of Law coalition (SLC) led by Prime Minister , Nuri al-Maliki revealed on Saturday, that the latter gave the option to Russia between paying the commission of the arms deal an estimated amount of $ 195 million, or providing additional weapons equivalent to the amount.
    Iraq has signed deals to buy Russian weapons worth $ 4.2 billion included, according to Russian reports , aircraft MiG-29, 30 attack helicopters , Mi -28, 42 Pantsir - S 1 which is a missile systems, but Baghdad announced the existence of corruption suspicions in the deal that could lead to its cancelation.
    The MP of SLC, Ali al-Shalah told "Shafaq News", that Prime Minister , Nuri al-Maliki informed Russia that it has to cut off the amount of the commission that they intended to deal with in arms deal (195 million dollars) being not within the deal or compensate Iraq with weapons that are equivalent to the amount. "
    He added that "al-Maliki put this matter as a condition for the new negotiator delegation, according to the information; Russia has not made any objection about this proposal."
    The formed parliamentary investigative committee in the Russian arms deal issue revealed paying members of the accompanying delegation to the Prime Minister , Nuri al-Maliki an amount of $ 195 million as commissions of the deal and the existence of a vast difference between prices of initial offers and what was reached by the second delegation of about 30%.
    The Committee recommended in its report to refer to the file to the Integrity Commission and the prosecution and investigate with the deputy Defense minister, Saadoun al-Dulaimi, the former spokesman of the government , Ali al-Dabbagh, the advisor in the Presidency , Abdul Aziz al-Badri as well as an Iraqi businessman and others from Lebanon and a former Russian Minister.

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    Sources in the list Aqah confirm Issawi rejected an offer by Fayad and Shabandar for a meeting with al-Maliki
    Date: Saturday 01/19/2013 03:52 pm
    Sources in the Iraqi List, said Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi rejected an offer by National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayad and MP for the coalition of state law Izzat Shabandar for a meeting with al-Maliki and discuss the current political crisis.
    The sources explained that: al-Issawi told Fayad and Shabandar, that the crisis has become the biggest day of al-Maliki and al-Issawi, can not be solved by meeting or meeting only on Monday.The demonstrators continue in the provinces of Anbar, Salahuddin and Nineveh sit in Anbar confirmed sitters in the Albu Farraj area on the international highway to continue to sit until the government's response to their demands,They chanted slogans demanding the release of all detainees and detainees innocent, and in Salahuddin sitters confirmed their support to the demands of the demonstrators Anbar, while in the province of Nineveh was called upon to improve services and provide jobs for the unemployed and correct the course of the political process. In the city of Tikrit, protesters demanded hand flag government cancel the law of accountability and justice, stressing the need for a national unity and rejection of sectarianism.Meanwhile, a special envoy of Prime Minister to Anbar Salam al The demands of the demonstrators need to pause as the demands of real but it's important to come out form the fact, in the absence of the Maliki government to meet these demands, the protesters will be invited to replace the government through legal mechanisms and constitutional, adding Studio the ninth that there Iyad malicious intending to disturb the demonstrations and there are those who pay in dollars to blow up the situation.For her part, member of the Iraqi meeting and pink that Congress list preparing legitimate representatives of the demands of the demonstrators in the House of Representatives. Denied Pink told Baghdadi News there are no channels to negotiate with the State of Law coalition and behind the scenes, noting that the demonstrators Anbar did not recognize the legitimacy of delegations negotiating conducted Communication with the government, pointing out that the principle of partnership government ended for demonstrators who had sought refuge in protest in the streets and squares, and demonstrations reached a good phase of maturity and clarity so that can not bargain or floated in political deals. Meanwhile Ministry announced Justice that it will release dozens of detainees from the prison Tasfirat Rusafa today. said ministry spokesman Haidar al-Saadi in a press statement that he will be the release of dozens of detainees from the prison Rusafa Tasfirat in Baghdad to implement the orders of the Ministerial Committee set up by the Council of Ministers in this particular.Meanwhile, confirmed a member of the Iraqi List to meet Pink Congress list are preparing legitimate representatives to the demands of the demonstrators in the House of Representatives.Denied Pink told Baghdadi News there are no channels to negotiate with the State of Law coalition and behind the scenes, noting that the demonstrators Anbar did not recognize the legitimacy of delegations negotiating made contacts with the government, pointing out that the principle of partnership government ended for protesters who resorted to demonstrations streets and squares, and that the demonstrations reached a stage of maturity and good clarity so that can not bargain or floated in political deals.

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    Urgent .. Urgent .. Declare curfews in Baghdad!!
    Date: Saturday 01/19/2013 12:28 pm
    Baghdad - Hisham Khalid

    A security source announced in Baghdad Operations Command that attended Roaming car was introduced in Baghdad since the early morning of Saturday,

    The source, who declined to be named, said the local government of the city of Baghdad decided to allow for cars with registration plates government for the transfer of pro-government demonstrators Iraqi

    He added that normal conditions will return to the streets of the capital after demonstrations this morning in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad,
    According to Citizens of the people of Baghdad, on Saturday, that all roads and bridges leading to Tahrir Square in the center of the capital cut off to traffic vehicles and bicycles, amid widespread intensive regular security forces of various insurance of a demonstration held in the square in support of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for the Sabbath second consecutive year.
    Citizens said they were heading to the center of the capital, said security forces closed Sadoun Street and struggle and all the bridges leading to Tahrir Square in the eastern section, and prevented them from passing insurance for demonstration will be held in the arena in favor of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.
    They added that the security forces deployed heavily in those streets instructed them to leave their vehicles and walk long distances up to several kilometers.
    Media sources said in Tahrir Square, dozens of demonstrators began arriving to the scene, carrying pictures and slogans in favor of the owners, with security forces deployed heavily in the vicinity of the scene to secure the demonstrators.
    According to the same sources, the security measures taken to protect the demonstration, and of banditry, aroused the resentment of many shopkeepers in the area of ​​the eastern door and markets.
    More than two thousand people demonstrated Saturday, 12/1/2013 at Tahrir Square in Baghdad in support of the owners, which they described as "Mukhtar age", and chanted "dissolution of parliament", carrying banners demanding not to repeal the anti-terrorism laws and the accountability and justice.
    The demonstrators appear in the western regions who demonstrated yesterday in Juma (not bluffing) with hundreds of thousands a complete lack of confidence measures the government to meet their demands, arguing that the demonstrations run by al-Maliki against them is only a proof of that.
    And met with demonstrations pro-government organized intermittently over two weeks in Baghdad and central and southern governorates reject by Shiite parties themselves, especially the Sadrists and the National Congress Party, which the صفاها as "paid" and accused the party of Prime to exploit the state's institutions and its affiliates in those events, especially that Minister of National Reconciliation Amer Khuzaie was led publicly in favor of the owners in the 01/13/2013 in the Jadiriyah district of Baghdad.

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    Turkish source in the energy sector resume Kurdistan oil exports to Turkey by truck which opposes the federal government in Baghdad and prepared in violation of the Constitution.
    The source said the oil field Taq Taq Turkish in a press statement Thursday that the "export of crude oil by truck from Iraqi Kurdistan to Turkey resumed after a brief stop to improve the control system of shipments."
    He added that "trucks loaded with crude oil from the field resumed on Wednesday to go to the Turkish border to receive the quantities of oil from the region."
    The source indicated that the "pause for trucking oil was associated with the introduction of a new regulatory system more stringent for trucks."
    The Kurdistan Regional Government has allowed the company Genel Energy Turkey last week to begin selling oil directly from the field Taq Taq oil to Turkey in Baghdad considers illegal trade.
    The company's chief executive has said that the Turkish "exports could rise to 20 thousand barrels a day during the week."

    The crude oil trucking directly to Turkey after he was suspended exports from the Kurdistan region through the pipeline, which is run by the federal government between Iraq and Turkey as a result of the dispute between the center and the region because of central government payments to the oil companies operating in Kurdistan.

    So Maliki decided not to pay the Kurds again, and they said, cook, we will just sell it directly and get the check.

    The Iraqi government insists it alone has the right to export crude oil and signing deals, while Kurdistan says that the constitution allows them to sign contracts and export oil away from Baghdad.
    Obviously not

    The odds between Baghdad and Erbil on 41 oil contracts signed by the provincial government since 2007 until now, and you see the central government in Baghdad that any oil contract must be with their consent, and refused Kurdistan recent draft of the oil and gas law approved by the Iraqi government and sent to the House of Representatives for approval, which strongly opposed by the Kurdistan Regional Government.
    The House of Representatives failed several times in the vote on the draft law of oil and gas wealth management, which regulates oil because of a dispute between the central government and the Kurdistan region.

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