" The Dinar Daily " .......Sunday, 17 February 2013
MP of state of law: Nujaifi is not fit for the presidency of the parliament and his dismissal became a chore.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The MP, of the state of law coalition, Ihsan al-Awadi said House Speaker Osama Nujaifi is not fit for the presidency of the parliament and his dismissal became a chore, as he put it.
He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "Nujaifi's sectarian, racial and personal deal with the political issues and his meeting with officials from enemy state to Iraq, which is Qatar, makes him unfit to lead the legislative authority, which needs a qualified person for this position ."
Awadi added: "The MPs will move seriously when Parliament holds its session to dismiss Nujaifi from office, after collecting enough signatures to the dismissal request, noting that a number of political blocs want to withdraw confidence from Nujaifi."
The MP, of the state of law coalition, Shaker Darraji told / NINA /: "There are more than 120 signatures from members of the House of Representatives to dismiss Osama al-Nujaifi from office.
The House Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi visited Qatar a few days ago for the purpose of conducting a television interview with Al-Jazeera.
*** ANYONE ELSE WONDERING HOW THE KURDS CAN FINALIZE A PROVINCIAL BUDGET PRIOR TO THE DETERMINATION OF THEIR SHARE OF THE FEDERAL BUDGET ? DO THEY KNOW SOMETHING THAT WE DO NOT ? ***
GREAT QUESTION CHATTELS.... WONDER IF THEY KNOW SOMETHING WE DON'T?? ~~RED
Parliament of KR refers 2013 budget law to Presidency of KR
Saturday, 16 February 2013 22:13 | | |
Erbil (AIN) –The media advisor of the Kurdistani Parliament Chairman, Tariq Jawher, assured that ''The law draft of 2013 budget will be referred to the presidency of Kurdistan Regional Government in order to be endorsed."
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Website quoted Jawher as saying in press statement that ''The law draft of 2013 budget will be referred to the presidency of Kurdistan Region after completing the legal procedures by the legal committee,'' pointing out that ''Any law project which is endorsed by the Kurdistani Parliament must be approved by the Legal Committee then the law draft will be officially referred from the Speaker of the Kurdistani Parliament to the Presidency of the KR to be ratified.''
The Parliament of Kurdistan Region has endorsed with majority the law draft of the 2013 budget law draft for Kurdisatn Region on Friday 15/2/2013.
Dahlaki calls Maliki to speed up responding to demonstrators’ demands
Sunday, 17 February 2013 08:20 | | |
Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Raad al-Dahlaki, called the Premier, Nouri al-Maliki, to speed up responding to the demonstrators’ demands.
He stated to AIN “The Government must settle this issue without wasting time because this crisis differs from the former crises.”
“Time is not on Maliki’s side as it was in every crisis,” he concluded.
Earlier, a political source revealed that the President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, held a meeting with the head of the Iraqiya Slate, Ayad Allawi, and the head of the Iraqi National Congress, Ahmed al-Chalabi, as well as a representative for Sadr Trend, he did not mention his name to discuss replacing the Premier, Nouri al-Maliki, on last Saturday.
BAGHDAD / future Iraqi
source revealed political intention U.S. delegation diplomat to come to Baghdad for meetings with the political blocs to exit solution to the crises of the list.
said the source, who declined to be identified, for "Future of Iraq", he is scheduled to arrive delegation diplomatic component of six people - unnamed - to Baghdad next week, explaining that this delegation costly directly by the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for resolving the political crisis in Iraq.
The source pointed out that it was due to meet leaders of the National Alliance, and leaders in Iraqi List, in order to reach a political consensus satisfaction of the parties, noting that there are arrangements with the United Nations and the British Embassy and the Turkish and Iranian in Baghdad to attend the final meeting of the expanded makes all the political parties satisfaction location of the next stages.
*** IF THE SLC HAD PERFORMED AS THE MAJORITY PARTY THEN MAYBE THE STREETS WOULD NOT BE FILLED WITH DISSIDENTS AND THE OPPORTUNITY FOR FOREIGN AGITATION WOULD NOT EXIST ***
Khafaji describes Anbar demonstrations as “Proposal to ruin political process
Sunday, 17 February 2013 08:46 | | |
Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Abdul Mahdi al-Khafaji, of the State of Law Coalition pointed out “The demonstrations in Anbar province are a proposal to ruin the political process.”
Speaking to AIN, he mentioned “The proposal in Anbar is to ruin the political process rather than to reform it,” noting that “There are many simple persons among the demonstrators yet some foreign agenda and political sides work on toppling the political regime in the country.”
“The number of the released detainees is not to solve the crisis,” he added, stressing that “The international side’s interference represented by the UN is a positive issue to realize the Governmental steps towards the reforms.”
*** THE KURDS MUST SEE OR ARE ATTEMPTING TO POSTURE THE CURRENT CURRENT CRISIS AS A SUNNI - SHIITE CONFLICT WITH THEMSELVES AS A NEUTRAL PARTY ? *** OR AM I MISSING SOMETHING HERE ? ***
Kurds not to support one side against another during current crisis, says Bafi
Sunday, 17 February 2013 09:27 | | |
Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Hameed Bafi, of the Kurdistani Democratic Party assured “The Kurds will not support any side against another during the current political crisis in the country.”
He stated to AIN “Kurds are not merely spectators but they also do not want to stand by a side against another,” noting that “Since the beginning of the crisis, the Kurdistani Regional Presidency expressed its readiness to mediate among the disputed sides to reach solutions accepted by all sides.”
“The Kurds are a part of the solution of the crisis and we repeatedly called to implement the legitimate demands that go in harmony with the constitution,” he added.
He attributed “Most of the political crises to the lack of adherence to the constitution by the ruling party.”
Maliki's advisor: State of law's delegation to the Kurdistan is not to hold a meeting for the blocs.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Ali al-Moussawi, Prime Minister's adviser said, "The state of law's delegation that went to the Kurdistan region was not for the purpose of holding a meeting for the political blocs in Erbil."
Moussawi said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "Sending a delegation by Prime Minister to the Kurdistan region was not about holding an expanded meeting for the political blocs, but for another purpose," without mentioned.
He pointed out that "Maliki is with the dialogue and negotiating table and this was his project since the beginning, not because of the current crisis, but the relationship between the province and the center according to the Constitution."
He added: "The Kurdistan region does not oppose holding an expanded meeting for the political parties in Baghdad because it is the capital of everyone."
He noted: "there should be a desire and determination to solve problems through dialogue and understanding, but there are political parties feel that the existence of the crisis is better than solve it, so they may refuse the dialogue."
The head of the provincial Office of the Presidency, Fuad Hussein said in a press statement: "The president of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani will conduct a new initiative to invite the Iraqi parties to meet in Arbil to discuss the developments of the political crisis and to search for radical solutions."
Adnan al-Mufti, a leading figure in the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, stressed in a press statement: "The recent meetings between a number of delegations, including delegations of state of law, the Iraqiya coalition and the Sadrist trend, with the leadership of the province, resulted in reaching a political consensus on the need to hold such a conference.
Al-Maliki removes head of accountability and justice commission from his post.
BAGHDAD / NINA / the member of the Parliamentary Committee on Integrity, Sabah al-Saadi said that Prime Minister, Nuri al-Maliki removed, in an official letter, the head of the accountability and justice board Falah Shanshal from his post.
He said in a news conference today 17, Feb that "Maliki removed Shanshal because the dismissal of the President of the Federal Court Medhat al-Mahmoud."
Saadi added that al-Maliki has no right to dismiss Shanshal from post because of a decision taken by the Council of Justice and Accountability Commission.
The Justice and Accountability Commission announced on last Wednesday a decision to include the President of the Federal Court, Medhat al-Mahmoud, in its measurements after one day of dismissing him from the post as chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council.
*** A SIMPLE DENIAL FOLLOWING A ABSOLUTELLY NOT - NO WAY ANNOUNCEMENT : DO THE TWO NEGATIVES MAKE A POSITIVE ? ***
Presidency of the Kurdistan Region denies approval of Allawi's presidency.
Arbil / NINA / The presidency of Kurdistan denied the news pointed that the Iraqiya coalition's president, Iyad Allawi took over the post of presidency instead of Jalal Talabani.
Omed Sabah, the official spokesman for the Presidency of the Kurdistan Region said in a statement today 17, Feb that "Some news sites published news talking about the approval of the Presidency of the province, with a U.S. request that Iyad Allawi take over Talabani's place".
He added: "We, previously, denied this news, and currently we deny it and this topic is baseless."
It is mentioned that news pointed out that Iyad Allawi took office instead of Jalal Talabani.
*** SOUNDS VERY PRESIDENTIAL TO DECLARE CONCERN FOR OTHERS HAVING ESCAPED ASSASSINATION ONESELF ***
Iyad Allawi calls for security forces to reduce recurrence of violence.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The Iraqiya coalition President, Iyad Allawi, asked the security services to take the necessary measures to reduce the recurrence of violence, which claim the lives of innocent citizens.
He condemned, in a statement for the Iraqiya coalition today 17, Feb "the terrorist bombings, which took place in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing and wounding innocent civilians."
He stressed that "the bombings, which hit various areas of the capital Baghdad, aimed to incite sectarian strife among the sons of the same country."
Allawi expressed his deep sorrow "for the death of innocent citizens by these atrocities, and wished a speedy recovery for the wounded and the mercy and forgiveness for martyrs."
It is mentioned that 18 people were killed and 90 others wounded due to a series of seven car bombings and IED that hit many parts of the capital, Baghdad.