Violent clashes between insurgents and security forces in Ramadi
19-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Alsumaria News / Anbar
According to a police source in Anbar province, on Saturday evening, that violent clashes erupted between gunmen and security forces north and south of Ramadi.
The source said in an interview for "Alsumaria News", "The violent clashes broke out, on Thursday evening, between the armed forces and local police and federal regions Street sixty Humera district officers south and north of Ramadi," noting that "clashes continued until the time."
The source, who asked not to be named, said "security forces attended imposed a curfew in the areas where the clashes," pointing to "the arrival of reinforcements from the emergency regiment armed to repel attempts to control the checkpoints in those areas."
The new five-year plan before the Council of Ministers for approval
19-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
BAGHDAD - morning
The Minister of Planning Ali Yousef Shukri sending plan new five-year (2013 - 2017) to the Cabinet for approval after his assertion that the five-year plan years (2010 - 2014) did not achieve its goals in reaching the limit drawn by the United Nations in providing development services to the citizens. Ascribed Minister of Planning reasons for not achieving the previous plan to the lack of security and political stability.
Iraq had launched, in May of 2010, the National Development Plan Five-Year 2010-2014, under the theme "Towards Iraqi economy is diverse and sustainable", and aims to reduce disparities and barriers between urban and rural areas, and the establishment of infrastructure and securing social services and jobs, and increase output domestic product by 9.38 percent average annual growth during the period of the plan with work on diversifying the economy, which depends now on oil imports. Shukri said in a statement quoted by the ministry received "morning," a copy of it to send the plan new five-year (2013-2017) to the Cabinet for approval, " He pointed to the involvement of the private sector and the provinces in preparation. announced Shukri separate allocation for the private sector and the separation of investment in the new five-year plan, stressing that "there is no solution to poverty in Iraq, but the existence of private sector investment and active."
Najafi Parliament calls for an emergency meeting to discuss the security situation in the presence of police chiefs
19-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Baghdad - Al-Hayat, AFP
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Called on the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama Najafi yesterday to hold an emergency parliamentary session in the presence of security and military officials to discuss the deteriorating security situation in the country, at a time when the violence continued, with eight people were killed in separate attacks.
Najafi said in a statement released by his office that he calls on MPs to «hold an emergency session next Tuesday in the presence of Sada, Minister of Defense and the oldest agent for the Ministry of Interior and the Director of Intelligence and leaders of Baghdad and the Tigris.
He added that the goal of this session «discuss the circumstances of the (...) serious deterioration and provide convincing explanations and professional to the Iraqi people.
And killed more than 150 people in separate attacks in Iraq over the past week, including an attack on worshipers outside a Sunni mosque in Baquba (60 km northeast of Baghdad) Friday in which 41 people were killed in bloody day he spent 70 people.
Killed since the beginning of May, about 270 people in different parts of Iraq. He said Najafi in his statement that the last week «one of the bloodiest weeks Iraq», pointing out that this refers to the «depth of the evil failure of the government and security agencies and the successive failures to protect citizens.
He believed that Iraq was «serious repercussions« as a result of the this dubious deterioration, which stands behind the power of darkness (...) aims to occupancy discord among its citizens and weaken the will and determination, unity and social fabric ripping.
The violence continued yesterday, as eight people were killed in separate attacks, including four members of one family.
A source at the Interior Ministry said that «gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed the house of the district director Rashid, south of Baghdad, killing one of his bodyguards. He added that «the gunmen moved to the house of his neighbor, a captain in the anti-terrorism task force of the Ministry of the Interior, and shot him dead with his wife and two other children. The formal medical source confirmed deaths of the five victims.
In another attack, unidentified gunmen assassinated at dawn yesterday imam and preacher of crude collector grace Asaad Nasser in Auician area in Abu Khasib, south of Basra (450 km) south of Baghdad, on what media manager announced in the Sunni Waqf Shakir Hussein.
At this time, a police captain said that «military force raided Albu Risha area for the arrest of Mohammed Khamis Abu Risha, accused of killing five soldiers in Ramadi, about two weeks ago.
Mohammed Khamis, is the nephew of Ahmed Abu Risha, head of the Iraqi Awakening Conference, which is today considered one of the most prominent leaders of the protest against Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Ramadi (100 km) west of Baghdad.
The security source said that «the gunmen belonged to his tribe clashed with the power of their father without the knowledge of the losses.
But Khamis Abu Risha required to justice and accused of involvement in the killing of five Iraqi soldiers near Ramadi, about two weeks ago, said that two gunmen who belong to his tribe were killed in the clash.
Against the backdrop of this engagement, spread hundreds of militants in the area of Albu Diab and asked the police component of the points near the withdrawal, the captain reported to the police. He said that «the gunmen deployed now at a distance from the main gate of the Anbar Operations Command, carrying weapons».
Separated by a bridge over the Euphrates River between the militants and the leadership taken from one of the palaces of President Saddam Hussein in the province based.
In parallel, the police officer said kidnapped ten elements of the security work in the protection of the highway in Ramadi. Lt. Col. Nayef Alchlebawi said «Gunmen ambushed a force to protect the road and kidnapped ten of its members and took them to an unknown destination.
Jumaili expects to migrate the criminalization of the Baath, accountability and justice for the next session
18-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Deputy predicted for the coalition in Iraq Baath legal criminalization of migration, accountability and justice to the next session.
She explained MP unit Jumaili in a statement to the Central Council of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUKcc), on Thursday, the House of Representatives now on vacation legislative, noting that left little to the upcoming legislative elections, which makes it is not enough time to pass a law criminalizing the Ba'ath and the law of accountability and justice.
Jumaili expressed expectation deportation laws to the next session, noting that the Council in the next legislative term will work on election law legislation.
*** WOW : "in the absence of the presence of security leaders, we will demand to question Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as a prelude to the withdrawal of confidence about him. " ***
Mullah: we will demand to interrogate al-Maliki in the absence of the presence of security leaders for the special session
19-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Threatened the leader of the Iraqi Front for National Dialogue Haider Mulla, Sunday, to "interrogate" the prime minister in parliament in the absence of the presence of security leaders for the special session, saying that the survival of the continuing bloodshed without accounting directly responsible for the security file, the House of Representatives will lose its legitimacy.
Mulla said in a statement issued today, and received "Alsumaria News", a copy of "the House of Representatives take responsibility supervisory initiates hold accountable security leaders, especially after the massacre of Hawija and gory bombings which affected the provinces of Diyala and Baghdad and the rest of the other provinces."
He expressed Mullah support for "special meeting called by its Speaker to host the General Commander of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defense and the commander of the ground forces, and their discussion of the reasons for their failure to manage the security file," noting that "in the absence of the presence of security leaders, we will demand to question Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as a prelude to the withdrawal of confidence about him. "
He Mulla said that "the status quo and the continuation of bleeding Iraqi blood without accounting directly responsible for managing the security file will lose the House of Representatives legitimacy and يفرغه of content control and converts it to the phenomenon of voice," calling "to be acts of parliament, the process is consistent with the legislative functions and oversight."
The head of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi, convened an emergency session of parliament on Tuesday, to host the Minister of Defense and Interior and the leaders of the Tigris, Baghdad, and discuss the security deterioration experienced by cities in the country during the past few days.
As shown the Iraqi List, on Saturday (18 May 2013), support for the holding of the meeting, calling on all deputies to cut their vacations and to go to Baghdad to attend.
Saw the governorates of Baghdad, Diyala, Anbar and Nineveh and Salahuddin during the past few days deteriorated significant security, representing a series of attacks by car bombs and improvised explosive devices and weapons, silencers, targeted patrols security agencies and houses of worship and markets popularity fell killed hundreds of civilians and members of security services.
Al-Mulla calls al-Nujaifi to work on questioning al-Maliki in the parliament
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the Iraqiya National Dialogue coalition, Haider al-Mulla, called the chairman of the House of Representatives Osama al-Nujaifi to activate his parliamentary position to work on grilling the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as a prelude to the withdraw confidence from him.
He said in a press statement today 19, May: " remaining the situation as it is and the continuing of Iraqi blood shedding without a serious stand from the House of Representatives will strip the parliament its legitimacy, " demanding at the same time to grill the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and commander of the ground forces.
Mullah warned of the risk of lack of partnership in managing the security file and appointing the security leaders according to the loyalty to authority rather than loyalty to the homeland.
He pointed to the "failing of building a security system, able to meet the challenge of terrorism and militias backed by some neighboring countries, which has long expressed its ambition to make Iraq their strategic back" calling on the Speaker to assume his responsibilities to "Accounting security leaders, especially after the massacre of Hawija and the recent bloody bombings which affected the province of Diyala and, Baghdad and other provinces. "
And Unit Jameeli "that the special meeting called by House Speaker Osama Najafi would like Okaz market will not work without the presence of the leaders of the security system.
19-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Confirmed the MP for the Iraqi List and the unit Jumaili "The special meeting called by House Speaker Osama Najafi would like Okaz market will not work without the presence of the leaders of the security system.
He said in a press statement today that "the invitation Najafi to hold an extraordinary session to discuss the security landscape comes because security breaches pose a significant risk threatening the security of civil peace and want to create a state of chaos to get into civil war," noting that "This is dangerous and requires a pause seriousness and courage of House of Representatives against those responsible for this deterioration in the security landscape. "
She added: "Through our past experiences in the House of Representatives with such events, he did not attend at the level of division commander to the Council for the purpose of discussion about security breaches do not believe it will be achieved attend the Secretary of Defense agency or senior agent of the Ministry of Interior, not even security leaders and thus meeting will be a platform for interactions It will be like Okaz market to unload the cargo and described / Balruat / from some lawmakers. "
It continued: "After he became commander in chief of the armed forces is a symbol that can not be touched him and became the House of Representatives Muslims not to attend to the Council demanded the presence of the minister of defense and security chiefs If refrained from attending the special meeting, there is no option in front of the House of Representatives only questioning Awaltsoat the pink slip" .
Kurdistan indicates the reasons behind the decline in the country's security file and describes the situation as "terrible"
19-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Twilight News / I mentioned the Kurdistan Alliance bloc, Sunday, that the performance "weak" for the security services and the activity of "militias" were one of the most prominent recent deterioration of security reasons, describing the situation as "terrible".
A spokesman for the pro-Tayeb bloc in an interview with "Twilight News" that "when the political differences intensifies rise of violence in the country, because there is a direct correlation."
He explained that "the activity of terrorist organizations and informal militias, and the poor performance of the security services and the failure to address the problems between the political blocs, are all reasons that led to the deterioration of the security situation."
Taib added that the "situation is terrible," warning that "every citizen has become a target due to security breaches and bombings."
The assassinations and bombings have escalated in recent targeting of civilians, in particular, have been killed and wounded in the earlier number of owners of stores that sell alcoholic beverages and their clients, while the killed and wounded bombings subsequent dozens, mostly civilians, in the deterioration of the remarkable security situation.
In a related development impressively declared "popular committees in six provinces Almentvdh," late in the evening on Saturday, for it was considering declaration of "armed confrontation" against the Iraqi government, and confirmed on it gave scientists five days to determine their position on the choice of the region or violence.
Kurdish MP denies reaching agreement between Maliki, Barzani over Federal Budget
Sunday, 19 May 2013 11:21 | | |
Baghdad (AIN) -MP, Viyan Dikhil, of the Kurdistani Alliance denied reaching agreement between the Kurdistani Alliance and the Iraqi National Alliance during the last visit conducted by the KA to Baghdad over the federal financial budget of 2013.
It is worth mentioning that the head of the parliamentary Financial Committee, Haider al-Ebadi, assured reaching agreement between the President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, and the Premier, Nouri al-Maliki, over the Budget law, without mentioning further details over the agreement.
Dikhil stated to AIN “The deal between Maliki and Barzani was over the political issues where only seven points that the two sides agreed upon.”
Sadrist MP: Latest crises created for political purposes
Sunday, 19 May 2013 10:22 | | |
Baghdad (AIN) -MP, Abdul Hussein Raysan, of al-Ahrar bloc within the Sadr Trend stated that the politicians get benefit from the political crises which are done through the secterianism.
In a press statement received by AIN, he said "Some political blocs are creating the political crises to cover their failure in providing the services to the citizens where other blocs are trying to be balanced with the other blocs."
"There is a massage by the Iraqi people which is to say that they can change the situation and all the political figures through the elections," he added, calling "The political blocs and the Islamic parties to reconsider its dealing with the Iraqi people during the next phase."
SLC opened towards all blocs to form new PCs, says Baldawi
Baghdad (AIN) -MP, Mufeed al-Baldawi, of the State of Law Coalition assured that the SLC is opened towards all the political blocs to form the new Provincial Councils, stressing that the closest side to SLC is the closest to its electoral project.
He stated to AIN “The SLC got huge number of votes in several provinces,” noting that “We aim at forming the local governments on professional basis.”
“Those who want to serve the citizens are our closest ally,” he added, mentioning that “the Local Governments is directly dealing with the citizens so they must be concerned with the services to the greatest extent.