Survey conducted by a coalition of those who care about the people of Iraq, which revealed that 89 percent of covered by the support Maliki as prime minister for a third term
01-12-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Showed a questionnaire conducted by a coalition of those who care about the people of Iraq in a number of provinces that covered 89 percent of the questionnaire in favor of taking Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as prime minister for a third term.
The Secretary-General of the Coalition Sheikh Abbas Muhammadawi said in a statement that the coalition conducted a questionnaire about trends Iraqi voters in the forthcoming electoral process and whether it was in favor of Maliki as prime minister for a third term, Vtfajona that the majority covered by the questionnaire in favor of becoming prime minister, although some political blocs have rejected it categorically categorically.
He explained that his coalition tried to use organizations, Arab and international specialized conducting surveys of this kind, but she refused to do so because of the security situation in Iraq and the inability of its members to roam in areas of Baghdad and the provinces to distribute questionnaires, hasten the coalition of the Sons of Iraq fervent with four political entities combined with him to hold questionnaire depending on the members of the coalition offices in Baghdad and Basra, Maysan, Karbala, Qadisiyah and others, was the most important results that covered 89 percent of the questionnaire in favor Maliki as prime minister for a third term.
He added Muhammadawi that the results of the questionnaire, of course is not al-Faisal, but al-Faisal is the ballot box, and even then, every incident, and I hope that Iraqis vote for the best in terms of efficiency, integrity and good conduct and sincerity of belonging to Iraq, and if they believe that al-Maliki presented something that meets their aspirations they can to support him and elect him, and if they thought he did not offer something they can be replaced through the ballot box.
Parliamentary Finance: The government has not fulfilled its pledge to the Parliament on the final accounts despite extinguished predecessor amounting to 33 billion dollars in 2012
30-11-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Accused the parliamentary Finance Committee, on Saturday, the government of failing to honor its pledge to the Parliament on providing its accounts closing, despite agreeing to extinguish the predecessor government, amounting to about 33 billion dollars in 2012 years, and it continued to commit "violation of legal and constitutional" in this regard, and revealed the loss of a lot of documents " important and useful "in the preparation of such accounts as a result of combustion during the bombing of the Ministry of Finance three years ago.
Said a member of the Committee, Najiba Najib, in an interview to the newspaper (range), "The government did not provide Parliament accounts closing balance of previous years in its final form until now," noting that "sends the parliament is just reports of Supreme Audit on the accounts of ministries year ago 2004 until the year 2013 the current. "
She said Najib, that "the final accounts that are supposed to be sent to Parliament under the Constitution, is supposed to prepare by the Ministry of Finance and the check of the Audit Court, and returned to the ministry that are bound to take notes Court, before their adoption by the Council of Ministers," indicating that "Parliament did not happen only on the final accounts prepared by the Office of Financial Supervision only, are not considered definitive because of the lack of ratification by the Council of Ministers. "
According to a member of the parliamentary Finance Committee, that "the Commission hosted an important meeting of 2012 the past, both the Ministers of Finance, Rafie al-Issawi then, and Planning Ali Shukri, who have shown that technical reasons prevented the completion of the final accounts final since 2003, and even 2012", pointing out that "Ministers have made it clear in an interview with explicit during the meeting, that a lot of important documents and useful in the writing of the final accounts were burnt during the exposure and the Ministry of Finance for the bombings three years ago."
She Najib, that "al-Issawi and Shukri, asking Parliament to give the government the power to turn off the advances owed by the government since 2003 to 2012, compared with the government's pledge to provide disclosures closing without doors exchange such advances," asserting that "the parliament fulfilled its obligation and grant the government the power to turn off the advances of worth 36 trillion dinars, or about 33 billion dollars, under the article of the law of the 2012 budget, but the government has not fulfilled its promise yet what constitutes a violation of the law and the constitutionality of it had to send the final accounts attached with any new budget. "
Article 62 of the Iraqi Constitution, first, the need for the Council of Ministers the draft general budget for the financial year with the final account for the budget year that preceded, to the House of Representatives for approval.
And went on a member of the parliamentary Finance Committee, that "the reports of the Audit Court, which up to Parliament in general and inclusive and do not reveal nearly full for kinks and breaches of financial perpetrated by the ministries and other government departments," seamless "The percentage of completion of the investment budget for 2013 amounted to 30 percent, and surplus budgets of ministries and state departments are traceable to the government and then attached with new budgets and are sent to the concerned authorities. "
It is noteworthy that the final accounts constitute a "problem annual chronic" as a result of the failure of the government's receipt to the Parliament, and press it to pass the budget without it, to be submitted late, and the urgent need her to spin the wheel of the state, and so has been the adoption of budgets past, one after the other, without the knowledge of accounts Final.
The head of the Office of Financial Supervision, Abdul Basit Turki Saeed, has attributed, in March of 2011 last year, delayed the final accounts to the delay in the Ministry of Finance to send public budgets after assembled from institutions of public spending, which is often delayed in turn sent to the Ministry of Finance, which delay the completion of the accounts in the Ministry of Finance and then sent to the lateness of Supreme Audit scrutiny.
3 neighborhoods Baghdadi witnessing armed clashes between the "militia known"
01-12-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Baghdad / term
The regions of the flame and Sadr City and Zafaraniyah, Saturday, armed clashes between the "militia known" that led to the fall of the 15 people killed and wounded.
A source in the Ministry of the Interior's (range Press) yesterday, said that "armed clashes broke out, at noon, between the torch Milishetin processes known area, northwest of Baghdad, killing one of its members and wounding five others were injured."
The source, who requested anonymity, that "the security forces rushed to the scene to try to control the situation in the region."
In the same context, the source confirmed that "armed clashes also erupted between Almellichetin itself in Sadr City, eastern Baghdad, without knowing the size of the casualties so far, because of the continuing clashes."
The clashes in Sadr City, the torch was preceded by similar clashes in the Zafaraniyah area since a gunman killed and two others wounded an armed clash. It is noteworthy that the incidence of violence in the country Hhdtn, since the beginning of last July, a rise steadily, as mentioned the United Nations Mission in Iraq, beginning in November, the number of victims in the past month of October 2881 amounted to dead and wounded out of violence in different areas.
Meanwhile, a Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki during a visit to Basra yesterday, "We will not allow gangs that Tkhaddana to the will of the weapon, it is not the right one that holds, but to be a statesman or security," pointing "We warn those who want to return to the militia not to play with fire once Others, because they will see the most receipts and tours by the armed forces. "
Maliki said during a speech at the gathering clans in Basra and attended (range Press), that "our goal is to search for the truth, and the state must hit at the hands of tampering with security, and that have the force of one and one weapon," saying "It would be our position and our response tougher From the above, for those who want to return to the logic of arms. " He also said that "the challenges abroad are not only against Iraq, but include all the countries in the region, being exposed to the storm, and came under the eyes of the world, and the world targeting its resources, and is afraid of them in the event has become a dynamic hub in the region, although it is worth because of its the kit and the number and location. "
"It hurts me that I do not hear convictions and wide and open to the experience undergone by Iraq's 35-year-old campus where all of its wealth, while not built at the time the state, but the country was isolated and hated, before handed over to foreign forces."
He noted that al-Maliki to "spoil the people are the ones who are talking about integrity and wealth, corruption and security in the country, and that they were not present in it," stressing that "these are the reason for the loss of what they talk about it and are demanding it."
In the context of security, according to a source at the Interior Ministry on Saturday that three civilians had been killed and wounded in the bombing of a house captain in the International Police (Interpol) improvised explosive device, south of Baghdad.
The source said in an interview with the (long-Presse), said that "unidentified gunmen blew up, yesterday morning, a house belonging to a captain in the Department of International Police (Interpol) in the Iraqi Interior Ministry, which is located in the neighborhood of the unit's spend Madain, south of Baghdad, improvised explosive devices planted in the surroundings, killing one civilian and wounding two others who stumbled onto varying the moment of the explosion, "noting that" the house was empty of occupants moment to explode. "
The source, who requested anonymity, that "the security force rushed to the scene and transported the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the body of the victim to the forensic medicine department, while carried out the raids and searches to find the perpetrators of the bombing." In a related context, according to a source at the Interior Ministry on Saturday that at least nine people had been killed and wounded in a car bomb inside the garage of Mahmudiya, south of Baghdad. The source said in an interview with the (long-Presse), "The car bomb exploded this morning (yesterday), inside the garage, amid spend Mahmudiya, south of Baghdad, killing three people and wounding six others were injured and causing material damage to a number of cars ".
Al-Maliki starts campaigning early from Basra
On November 30, 2013 In political
Basra/Iraq News Network-Ashraf Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki Saturday, on the distribution of 1500 residential plot of land to the needy and the poor in the province of Basra, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki flew to Basra on Monday morning to distribute 1,500 a piece of land to the poor and needy. and distribute those pieces came in celebration of national housing initiative, held at Basra International Airport. said Al-Maliki in a speech during the ceremony: "every citizen in Basra to own a piece of land." and asked the concerned authorities to accelerate with granting land titles, in the province of Basra, thousands of residential buildings Random home with limited income as a result of higher prices of housing and inability to acquire and develop a long-term plan for Iraq to get rid of the housing crisis and the Government estimates the country's 3 million units. the governmental plans going slowly due to widespread corruption and bureaucracy as well as the worsening security despite money from the proceeds of the sale to oil.
Turkish FM: We sign contracts with KR over oil exportation, await for approval of CG
Sunday, 01 December 2013 12:12
Baghdad (AIN) –The Turkish Foreign Ministry announced that Turkey signed contracts with Kurdistan Region over oil exportation and still awaiting for the approval of the Central Government of Iraq.
The spokesperson of the Turkish FM stated in a press statement received by AIN "While visiting Ankara on the 27th of December, the Premier of KR Najervan Barzani, signed several contracts related to the exportation of the Iraqi oil to Turkey and we prefer to involve Baghdad in this issue to achieve the interests of the peoples of the two countries."
"Based on this concept, Turkey wishes a quick settlement to the current issue and all the pending issue to make the negotiations based on a good intention and the unity of the Iraqi territories," he concluded.
Shihristani's office: Turkish Energy Minister to arrive in Baghdad on Sunday
Sunday, 01 December 2013 11:17
Baghdad (AIN) –The office of the Deputy Premier for the Energy Affairs, Hussein al-Shihristani, announced that the Turkish Energy Minister, Tatar Yaldiz, will arrive in Baghdad today, Sunday to discuss the Turkish deal with Kurdistan Region over exporting the oil.
The head of Shihristani's office, Faisal Abdullah, stated to All Iraq News Agency (AIN) "Yaldiz will arrive in Baghdad on Sunday and will meet Shihristani to discuss the deal between Turkey and KR over exporting the Iraqi oil through KR."
"We reject this deal because it is unconstitutional and the oil is for all the Iraqi where KR has not right to conduct deals without informing the Central Government," he concluded.
Dulaimi discuss security file with chieftains of Anbar province
Saturday, 30 November 2013 22:50
Baghdad (AIN) –The Acting Minister of Defense Sadoun al-Dulaimi discussed with chieftains and dignitaries of Anbar province the security file in the province.
A statement by the Ministry of Defense received by AIN cited “Acting Defense Minister Sadoun al-Dulaimi, in response to instructions from the Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, met on Saturday a number of Anbar chieftains and dignitaries.”
“The meeting witnessed discussions over the security file in the province and means of eliminating activities of the Qaeda,” the source added, noting that “The chieftains and dignitaries of Anbar province expressed their readiness to cooperate with the Central Government to chase the Qaeda elements from Anbar.”
Nijaifi, chieftains of Diyala province discuss security, service situations
Sunday, 01 December 2013 12:53
Baghdad (AIN) –The parliament Speaker, Osama al-Nijaifi, discussed with a number of the chieftains and academic figures of Diyala province the service and security situations.
A statement by Nijaifi's office received by AIN cited "Nijaifi met with the chieftains and academic figures accompanied by some member of Mutahidon alliance in presence of the parliament reporter, Mohammed al-Khalidi."
"The participants in the meeting discussed the latest assassinations and the arrest operations in addition to the negative phenomena," the statement added, noting that "Nijaifi stressed the necessity of the big participation in the elections to achieve change."
KRG to purchase drones by 2014
Saturday, 30 November 2013 19:49
Erbil (AIN) –The Kurdistan Regional Government intends to purchase drones to scan the areas predicted to contain mines.
The Director of Mines Affairs in KR, Ako Aziz, mentioned in a press conference ''The Government conducted several experiments on drones, Suisse Cam type, in the areas that are expected to contain mines, but the aircraft did not meet our expectations.''
''The Government demanded the Swiss Government to equip Kurdistan Region with another type of the drones in order to be received by 2014,'' he added.
''More than (2,500) areas in KR contain mines emplaced by the former regime,'' he concluded.
Parliamentary Security: F16 aircraft to postpone the deal to 2016
01-12-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Baghdad (Iraq) / Firas Majid
Revealed for security and defense committee parliamentary existence of a contract of U.S. $ 900 million has been imposed on the Iraqi Ministry of Defense to buy wheels to detect nuclear radiation and atomic time, which is devoid of Iraq from any radiation present, and said that the United States has postponed a deal F-16 aircraft to the year 2016.
The MP said of quitting for "future", "There are contracts import equipment for security imposed on Iraq and the military by the time the Ananaj to this equipment, which cost us millions of dollars," noting that America obliges Iraq to buy a deal to supply wheels to detect radiation of atomic and nuclear weapons is estimated at about 900 million dollars Iraq does not need these wheels for free from any nuclear radiation present time.
Zamili that America Aohmt Iraq supply deal F-16 aircraft after being promised the Iraqi administration by providing them with the aircraft during the current year, while the truth is that the United States has postponed the deal to supply these aircraft to 2016 and is Masesid of the preparation of the innocent victims of the Iraqi people for the lack of air cover to fight terrorism.