parliamentary agree to vote on the Federal Court Act
The MP for the state of Jinan البريسم law that the state law disputes settled in the Federal Court Act with other political blocs, noting that the law will be forwarded to vote in the coming sessions.
She's clover (IMN) that "there is a simple legal disputes carried by the law of the Federal Court and resolved the differences between state law and other political blocs in parliament once and for all."
The البريسم pointed out, that "the members of the rule of law have made their observations on the law," adding that "the heads of blocs asked to leave the differences are going to vote during the next few sessions."
She explained that "there is a political consensus in the parliament in terms of the law and vote to be enacted."
The Federal Court Act provides control of all the laws that prescribed by the House of Representatives in the case if the violation of the Constitution to be challenged before the Federal Court.
It is noteworthy that the parliamentary legal committee attributed in August 2011 not to vote on the draft law of the Federal Court for the continuation of the differences between the political blocs.
Rapporteur of Parliament rules out holding an emergency session to discuss U.S's embassy closing
BAGHDAD / NINA / The Rapporteur of the House of Representatives, Muhammad Al-Khalidi ruled out convene an emergency session of parliament before the Eid al-Fitr to discuss the closure of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.
He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that the U.S's step is serious indicator on the relationship between Iraq and the United States, especially that the U.S. is considered as Iraq's closest friend in the new era. "
Khalidi added that "the political and security situation in Iraq is very concerned, noting that the U.S.'s decision will add new difficulties to the political and security scene in Iraq."
It is worth mentioning that the United States announced yesterday the closure of its embassy in Baghdad during the next two days for security reasons.
The spokeswoman of the U.S. State Department Mary Harf said, "The State Department has issued instructions to some U.S. embassies and consulates to remain closed or suspended work on Sunday 4, August for security reasons."
She said, "State Department had received information indicating that we must take these precautionary measures motivated by caution and care for our employees and others who may be visiting our facilities. And the State Department is taking these steps when the circumstances require ensuring the continuity of our operations, taking into account security and safety considerations."
MP: Crisis in Iraq is security more than political
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the citizen bloc, Faleh al-Sari considered the crisis experienced by the country as security crisis more than political.
He explained in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "in spite of the political crisis that Iraq has plagued, but the real crisis the Iraqis are suffered is security crisis, noting that the security reality needs fast changings."
He asked "to replace security leaders by efficient ones mainly rely on intelligence and conducting proactive operations to hunt down the armed groups."
He explained that "the relationship between the three presidencies is okay after the meeting, which was called by the head of the Islamic Supreme Council Ammar al-Hakim, which led to a state of understanding and rapprochement among them."
The leader figure in the State of Law coalition, the MP Ali al-Allaq announced that the National Alliance formed a special committee to negotiate with other political blocs to discuss the possibility of convening a national meeting as soon as possible. "
Baghdad and other provinces had witnessed, during the past few days, a series of bombings, by car bombs and improvised explosive devices, which killed and wounded hundreds.
Peshmerga visit to Baghdad comes to strengthen the cooperation in security field
BAGHDAD / NINA / Deputy Chairman of the Kurdistan Alliance bloc, MP Mohsen al-Sadoun said that "The visit of the delegation of the Ministry of Peshmerga to Baghdad came to promote the joint cooperation between the Governments of the region and the center in the field of security, as well as understanding about the status of the security forces of the two sides in the disputed areas."
He described the security situation in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The security situation in the country is critical that requires cooperation of all parties in order to defeat terrorism, which kills the Iraqi people of various sects and ethnic groups, noting that" the delegation of the Peshmerga, visiting Baghdad now, will discuss the possibility of Peshmerga's help to the security services of the central government in Baghdad, in the field of security and counter-terrorism as directed by the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani and the last letter after the incident of prisoners' escape from Abu Ghraib prison and the recent bombings in the capital, Baghdad. "
On the possibility of convening a national forum called by the Vice President of the Republic Khudair Alkhozai, Sadoun said: the Kurdistan Alliance briefed the initiative of Alkhozai and the leaders of the region will participate in this event after determining its date by the National Alliance in agreement with the Presidency of the Republic. "
It is mentioned that a meeting was held yesterday in Baghdad between the two delegations representing the Ministry of Peshmerga in Kurdistan Regional Government and the Ministry of Defense in the federal government.
Biden assures Maliki al-Qaeda is common enemy
Washington / NINA / Vice President Joe Biden said that "Al-Qaeda still is the common enemy of Iraq and the United States and the whole world."
Biden condemned, in a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, on Saturday evening the recent wave of bloody violence that hit Iraq, expressing his condolences "on behalf of the American people for the victims of terrorist violence in Iraq."
The two parties stressed the "need to strengthen bilateral cooperation in (the Strategic Framework Agreement) to support Iraq's efforts to prosecute those responsible for the recent attacks and bring them to justice.".
Biden pointed out to the "recent improvements in the political atmosphere in Iraq and urged the continuation of communication with national and local leaders across the political spectrum."
The two sides discussed, during the telephone conversation "the situation in Syria and the importance of working together to isolate the extremists of all parties in the conflict there."
Iraqiya MP accuses the governor of Kirkuk, of being behind the arrest of hundreds of Arabs in Kirkuk
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the Iraqiya coalition, Yassin al-Obeidi accused the governor of Kirkuk, Najim al-Din of being behind the arrest of hundreds of Kirkuk's Arabs, calling for their release.
Obeidi said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "The security forces in Kirkuk arrested yesterday and the day before yesterday 400 citizens, all of Kirkuk's Arabs, under the pretext that they are suspects," adding: "These security operation was under the direction of the governor."
He added: "The law and Constitution do not allow arresting citizens more than 24 hours without charge, so these actions are contrary to the provisions of the Constitution."
Obeidi called for the formation of judicial committees to see their cases and see if they were suspects or not and do not leave them in detention for months."
It is mentioned that an extensive security operation carried out in all the neighborhoods and suburbs of Kirkuk since midnight of last Friday, after imposing a curfew continued until Saturday afternoon. Many citizens were arrested in Kirkuk, which its authorities said they do not have formal approvals for housing.
Khalidi expects holding Parliament regular session prior to Eid al-Fitr
Sunday, 04 August 2013 14:40
Baghdad (AIN) -The parliament Rappateur, Mohamed al-Khalidi expected that the parliament will hold its regular session on next Tuesday.
The parliament had lifted its session on 27th of past July until further notice after it voted on a number of laws on the agenda schedule and hosted the Minister of Electricity, Karim Attan to discuss the electricity crisis.
Khalidi stated to All Iraq News Agency (AIN) "If the investigative commission tasked to follow up the escape of prisoners of Abu Ghraib and Taji prisons complete its works, the parliament is expected to hold its session prior to Eid al-Fitr."
IS MP: Iraq experiences major security chaos
Sunday, 04 August 2013 14:18
Baghdad (AIN) -MP Ra'ad al-Dahlaki of the Iraqiya Slate stressed that "Iraq is facing security chaos and it is heading towards the brink unless the defects of the security institutions are amended."
Dahlaki stated to All Iraq News Agency "The security situation is heading towards serious consequences and there is no ray of hope or real intention to address the security file," noting "We wonder why the government could not fix the security deterioration, despite the huge funds spent on this file."
"We do not rule out the reoccurrence of the scenario in Egypt and Syria in Iraq in case the situation remains as it is in light of foreign agendas that are adopted in Iraq," he added calling all to stand side by side to block way in front of these agendas and protect Iraq's unit.
Kurdistan Premier arrives to Iran to participate in Rawhani's Sworn Ceremony
Sunday, 04 August 2013 11:53
(AIN) -The Premier of Kurdistan Region, Najervan Barzani and his accompanied delegation arrived to Iran to participate in the sworn in ceremony of the new elected President, Hassan Rawhani.
Kurdish press outlets have reported that Kurdistan Regional government received an official invitation from Iran to participate in the Sworn Ceremony of Rawhani and that the Premier Barzani ill accepted the invitation.
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan PUK quoted private source as saying "The KR Premier and his accompanied delegation arrived to Iran to attend the Sworn Ceremony of Rawhani that will be held today."
Iraq will participate in the ceremony represented by the Vice President, Khudhair al-Khuzaye.