Ghaidan confirms that al-Alwani and his brother first opened fire on security forces
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The commander of ground forces, Lt. Gen. Ali Ghaidan said MP Ahmed al-Alwani and his brother first opened fire on the security forces, noting that he "was wounded five members of the security forces."
He said Ghaidan at a news conference today that "the power went out for the arrest of the desired Ali Suleiman al-Alwani, the brother of MP Ahmed al-Alwani, according to an arrest warrant issued by the Iraqi judiciary, which is his home adjacent to the home of Ahmed al-Alwani, The force had a warrant of arrest, and during a raid force had been to the heavy fire by the power in the building, which includes the house Ahmed al-Alwani and his brother Ali, "noting that" he has been viewed MP Ahmed al-Alwani, and his brother, they are the first to open fire in the direction of military forces. "
He noted that the "Order of the force has told them that their mission to arrest the desired Ali al-Alwani and during the open fire injured Ali al-Alwani, and two members of the protection, were rushed to the hospital and then arrested Ahmed al-Alwani, in flagrante delicto because he had opened fire on the force," noting that "Five members of the forces of militarism have been injured in this process."
Cell crisis, announces three demands "of the truce," including "the local police are lifted tents"
Agencies - The cell crisis, which met in Ramadi, on Sunday, in the presence of the governor and the council members and tribal elders three demands for a truce.
A statement by the Council, said that "the meeting of the crisis, which resulted in a contract agreement on the three demands, including the withdrawal of the army within 72 hours."
"The second requirement is the release of the detainee MP Ahmed al-Alwani, and the third to lift the tents by the local police."
He added that "otherwise, the Council and the province would come down into the street and cut off the channels of negotiation with the federal government."
Meanwhile, a provincial council in Anbar, in a press statement, said that "the last entered Congress with the Iraqi Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi and the presence of the governor of Anbar Ahmed Khalaf in the city of Ramadi this day to tell him Balaqrart taken by cell crisis, and talk to him about the possibility in which they can calm the street." . G / H
Othman: arresting Alwani is dangerous escalation, warning of repercussions
BAGHDAD / NINA / The independent MP, of the Kurdistan Alliance, Mahmoud Othman described " the arrest of MP Ahmed al-Alwani and killing his brother / dangerous escalation / , warning of the implications of this procedure on both security and political situation in the country ."
Othman told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "arresting al-Alwani is an evidence of sectarian and political tensions in the country and the lack of dialogue between the political blocs to resolve problems ," describing this process dangerous , because it will generate reactions from the other side and problems in the country will be increased at both the security and political situation . "
He explained that " the arrest of MP Ahmed al-Alwani and killing his brother in the battle between security forces and al-Alwani's family and his bodyguards is harmful to the country , pointing out that" this process will generate negative feedback , noting that " al-Alwani became a part of the sit-in, thus theses squares will not tolerate his arrest . "
Othman demanded " to resolve the question of the demonstrators in sit-in as soon as possible , pointing to the existence of some elements of al-Qaeda and the Baath exploit these arenas for political reasons and call to topple the political process, but the majority in the sit-in are citizens having legitimate demands , so the demands of citizens must be implemented by the government , to separate and isolated those people from the terrorists fighting the government. "
A security force, coming from Baghdad , detained MP Ahmed al-Alwani in the al-Jazerrah area near Ramadi last Saturday , and killed six people, including his brother.
The Defense Ministry said that al-Alwani turned himself in after running out of ammunition during the clashes with the security forces that were trying to arrest his brother, according to arrest warrants .
The local police lift the tents of the protesters in Anbar
BAGHDAD / NINA / The local police in Anbar province lifted the tents of the sit-in .
The semi-official T.V al-Iraqiya cited that "the local police lifted the tents of the sit-in Square in Ramadi, in cooperation with the Council of the province."
Witnesses, came from Anbar province confirmed today that all communication networks were cut in cities across the province.
Meantime, news leaked out , could not be ascertained , said that armed clashes erupted near Square sit- in Ramadi.
It is mentioned that the situation in all the cities of Anbar province witnessed tense after the arrest of MP Ahmed al-Alwani and killing his brother. Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki gave protesters in Anbar a short notice to lift tents of the sit- in Ramadi and Fallujah .
Maliki: Ongoing military operation united Iraqis behind the Army
BAGHDAD / NINA / Prime Minister, Nuri al-Maliki said: "The ongoing military operations in Anbar united the Iraqis behind the armed forces , and this is the real victory ."
Maliki said, during a meeting with a delegation of elders and notables of the tribes from different Iraqi provinces, according to a statement by his press office: "The operations of Anbar is the biggest blow to al-Qaeda, which it lost its safe haven in the sit-in Squares and this is clear and known to everyone and declared in the media through threats of members of this terrorist organization from within these squares . "
Maliki praised the role of Iraqi tribes and its national position in supporting the armed forces and security services in the extension of security to get rid( ISIL) and other terrorist organizations .
The Ministry of Defense has embarked on a broad process a few days ago under the guidance of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to hunt down armed elements in Western Anbar named / Revenge of commander Mohammed /, the commander of the seventh division , who was killed and a number of officers and soldiers in a roadside bomb explosion in the security operation in Western Anbar last week .
Witnesses: communication cut off in Anbar province
BAGHDAD / NINA / Witnesses, came from Anbar province, said this morning Monday 30, Dec that all communication networks cut off in cities across the province.
The National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / tried to contact its correspondent in the province to see the situation there , but not able to secure a connection with him .
In the meantime, news was leaked out , could not be ascertained , said armed clashes near the sit-in Square north of Ramadi .
It is mentioned that the situation in all the cities of Anbar province witnessed tense after the arrest of MP Ahmed al-Alwani and killing his brother. Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki gave protestors in Anbar a short notice to lift tents of the sit- in Ramadi and Fallujah .
Nusayif calls political blocs, media outlets to show clear stance over supporting IA
Monday, 30 December 2013 11:57
Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Aliya Nusayif, of the Hurra Iraqiya bloc called the political blocs and the media outlets to have a clear stance over supporting the Iraqi Army.
In a press statement received by AIN, she said "The Egyptian government announced the emergency state and canceled the constitution in addition to deploying the army in the cities due to some terrorist actions where no Arab or foreign media outlet objected this issue and the procedures of the government."
"In Iraq, unfortunately many media outlets criticize the ongoing military operations in Iraq," she added.
"Supporting the security forces is a moral and national duty where all must have a clear stance over supporting the Iraqi Army," she concluded.
White bloc calls CoM to expedite sending Budget law to parliament
Monday, 30 December 2013 09:27
Baghdad (AIN) –The spokesperson of the National White bloc, Kadhim al-Shimmari, called the Council of Minister to expedite sending the Budget law to the parliament despite the tensions.
In a press statement received by All Iraq News Agency (AIN) "The delay in endorsing the Budget law is unacceptable where we are going to start a new year and there are some merits for the companies working in Iraq that must be received on time."
"Spending 12% of the budgets of the ministries will not affect them and help in spending the salaries of the employees, but leaving it as it is unacceptable and will result in greater problems," he concluded.
*** ON THE FACE OF IT ONE MIGHT THINK THAT SENDING THE PROPOSED BUDGET IN CURRENT FORM / CONTENT IS DESIRABLE ; HOWEVER, IT MAY BE THAT GIVEN THAT MANY OF THE KURDISH ISSUES MAY BE UNRESOLVED THAT CONTINUED EFFORTS IN THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS TO RECONCILE VARIOUS DIFFERENCES MAY BE MORE PRODUCTIVE THAN A PUBLIC / PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE UPON THE ISSUES IN THIS ELECTION YEAR ***