BREAKING NEWS Maliki: We will work for security to prevail in Anbar
Baghdad (NINA) – Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, said that he will work for providing security in Anbar Province and guarantee free and noble living for its residents.
In an interview with ‘Afaq’ Channel, Maliki said, “We will provide security in Anbar province so children return to their schools and people to their work in a free and noble living.”
It is worth mentioning that security agencies removed on Monday morning, Dec. 30, the protestors’ tents from the sit-in square at a time with cutting the communication systems and the Internet of the province.
And clashes erupted in a number of places between the military and police, on one side, and armed people and tribal men, on the other; especially in Falluja where 48 civilians killed and wounded.
On Saturday, security force coming from Baghdad, arrested lawmaker Ahmed al-Alwani, near Ramadi, in an operation that resulted in the killing of 6 persons, including Allwani’s brother.
MP: what is going on in Anbar is a result of convergence between U.S and Iran
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the Iraqiya coalition, Wahda al- Jumaili deemed that what is happening in Anbar is a result of the convergence between the U.S. and Iran that dictate Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, which is a coup on the Arab spring .
Jumaili said in a statement today : "The crisis of Anbar came as a result of the convergence between Rohani and Obama , which was promoted when Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki went to Washington and received instructions to carry out a campaign to hit the extremism found in some Sunni areas ."
Jumaili stressed the need not to prejudice the security of the citizen and sow terror and panic in the Iraqi provinces , supporting hit the extremism in any party or any other component . "
It is mentioned that the Ministry of Defense has launched a military attack, few days ago, under the guidance of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to hunt down armed elements in Western Anbar, which was named / commander Mohammed revenge /, after the killing of the commander of the seventh division , Brigadier General Mohammad al-Kirwi and a number of officers and soldiers when a roadside bomb went off during a security operation in Western Anbar last week .
Clashes took place yesterday between army troops and gunmen near the Square sit- in of Ramadi, at the eastern entrance of Fallujah .
These developments came at a time attempts were being taken to calm the situation in Anbar and end the issue of the sit-in squares . It was agreed between the local government of Anbar and Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi yesterday, to let the forces of the police to search the tents and then lift them .
A prominent tribe leader calls south's clans to pull their sons from Anbar
Ramadi / NINA / Sheikh Ali Hatem Suleiman, one of prominent clan leader in Anbar province called south's clans to pull their sons from military forces that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki pushed them to fight the people of Anbar .
Suleiman said, in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / We call on the tribes in the provinces of East Euphrates and South to instruct their sons, who are present in Anbar, to leave their arms and withdraw before tribes in Anbar fight them .
He explained that "your sons are our sons, but all we want is to maintain their lives and leave their weapons without smearing their hands in the blood of the sons of Anbar .
He continued, we are keen to ensure the safety of any soldier wants to return safely to his family if he left his weapon and refused to fight the sons of the tribes in Anbar province.
Mayahi describes resignations of IS MPs as "Electoral propaganda"
Tuesday, 31 December 2013 11:55
Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Aziz al-Mayahi, of the National White Bloc criticized submitting the resignations by the MPs of the Iraqiya Slate, describing this issue as "A part of the electoral propaganda."
In a press statement received by AIN, Mayahi said "The policy of suspension from the government and parliament by the IS MPs for each political issue is an evidence of the lack of the political growth to deal with the situations."
"The suspension of the IS MPs is a part of the electoral propaganda and to mislead the public because they work for their own benefit rather than the Iraqis' and the Iraqis are aware of such actions," he concluded.
Dori calls UN, religious authorities to interfere to stop bloodshed in Iraq
Tuesday, 31 December 2013 10:23
Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Etab al-Dori, of the Iraqiya Slate called the United Nations and the religious authorities to interfere to stop shedding the Iraqi blood.
In a press statement received by AIN, she said "What happens in Anbar and the western provinces cannot be neglected," calling "The Religious Authority, Ali al-Sistani, to personally interfere to release Ahmed al-Alwani, and deploy the military forces out of the cities."
She warned from "The consequences of the security situation to provide chances for terrorism to target the national unity and only Iraqis will be affected."
"Iraq witnesses a dangerous situation and it requests the religious authorities and politicians to seriously deal with this issue," she concluded.
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The Interior Ministry announced, on Monday, that the imposition of customs duties on imported goods will be starting from the year 2014, and by no more than 20% of their value, indicating that the fees will be imposed on all border crossing points, including the Kurdistan region.
The interior ministry said, in a statement posted on the website of the Ministry of Interior, said that "the imposition of customs duties on imported goods will be starting from 2014, and by no more than 20% of its value in all border crossing points, including the Kurdistan region."
The ministry said it was "prepared a list of goods covered by the decision and approved by the Council of Ministers," noting that "the decision comes after the government announced Amadaha in the application of the customs tariff law gradually, according to a specific timetable, and stressed that the law will include some of the goods only."
The Iraqi government announced earlier, for Amadaha application of the customs tariff law gradually according to a specific timetable, and stressed that the law will include some of the goods. The Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs purity of net debt, said in his intervention before the parliament in (11 May 2013), "The Iraqi government the past to apply the law of customs tariff gradually according to a specific timetable," and expressed fear the government, "the application of the law may result in an increase insane in the prices of food and goods, including income and does not fit the citizen. "
Hamid Buffy: the government wants to postpone the elections and stay as long as possible
30-12-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Accused the Kurdistan Alliance MP Hamid Buffy, the government of seeking to postpone the elections and stay judgment as long as possible, pointing to the presence of the parties to hinder the budget and final accounts to prolong the life of the government.
Buffy said (of the Agency news): The failure to send the budget and final accounts to the House Government aims to stay as long as possible in power. He explained: that the budget and the accounts was supposed to close at Parliament in October 15 last pick by legal regulations in the House of Representatives, but the budget did not reach so far, despite the general conflict comes to an end. He said: that the election law also encountered obstacles when approval by entities operating fouled for the purposes of political aims for the survival of the government as long as possible.
It is noteworthy that the parliamentary elections will be held on April 30, 2013, which is the largest political event takes place every four years to elect 328 people will occupy seats in parliament, and form the largest parliamentary bloc government, and often issued warnings of the presence of the intentions of government to postpone the elections in order to survive as long as possible, it who deny completely amid assurances against the possibility of postponing the elections.
Finance Committee: the law of the infrastructure will leave for the next session will not be discussed during the remaining period of the current Parliament
30-12-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Parliamentary Finance Committee has ruled out the return of law infrastructure for discussion and voting during the remaining period of the current parliament due to differences parliamentary blocs him, saying his deportation to the next parliamentary session.
Said committee member Rep. Dler capable (of the Agency news): The law of infrastructure is one of the economic laws task which adopts the establishment of service projects and strategy, such as building schools, hospitals, roads, etc., but some politicians and parliamentary blocs refused to pass incompatible with their partisan and personal.
He added that the House form during its previous committee to consider the law and passed where he was monitoring a certain amount of law through which the construction of the projects, stressing the insistence of the blocs not to pass the law, which means he can not be re-discussed and presented to the House of Representatives again during the remaining period of the current parliament.
The law is one of the laws of infrastructure, which is the touchstone otherwise the political blocs in the House of Representatives, where he sees some of the House of Representatives that the law rests with the state weigh heavily depend on the principle of being hired on credit the fact that the amount allocated to him inadequate.
Deputy for the rule of law: the presidency of parliament shall delay the adoption of important laws because of the large number of holidays
30-12-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Carried the MP for the rule of law Zainab al-Khazraji, the Presidency of the Parliament responsibility holidays granted by the deputies other than the law, pointing to the large number of holidays that led to the delay in the adoption of many important laws.
She Khazraji (of the Agency news): The holidays, which exceeded the legal limit during the past four years have led to a delay in the parliament to pass important laws needed by the country, especially in the legislative term of the latter, noting that the parliamentary session also saw withdrawals of some of the blocks Kaerakip for more than four months, as well as the Kurds, what impact negatively on the work of the parliament to pass laws that citizens desperately needed. She explained: that the House of Representatives is currently enjoying a holiday for more than 15 days and before that enjoyed by more than 20 days holiday end of the legislative term and all those holidays are not justified, especially since the country is going through a critical, confirming the presence of the reluctance is evident in the process of approving the bills because of the large number of holidays.
Referred to the House of Representatives has Atlten two pieces of legislation in each legislative year, interspersed with other holidays often lead to a delay in the vote on the laws described as important and the country need them, most notably the budget bill and other laws of the salient.
Deputies: Saddam era black spot in the history of Iraq
30-12-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Stressed members of the House of Representatives that Iraq is passing through a new phase after the toppling of the Baathist regime and the execution of the dictator Saddam Hussein, stressing the need for Iraq to begin building itself and the consolidation of the democratic system.
A member of State of Law Coalition MP Mohammad Chihod in a statement to the Central Council of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUKcc.org), on Monday, that Iraq is passing through a new phase in a democratic system represents the will of the Iraqi people and their aspirations in a free and dignified life, noting that the anniversary of the execution of the dictator Remember the defunct Saddam Hussein Iraqis stage dark and tragic days was Aachiha Iraqis under the rule of the dictatorial regime.
He Chihod that this occasion paid to the preference will be given the benefit of the people and the country's self-interest and partisanship, and adherence to the democratic system in the country and consolidate the concepts, pointing out that the challenges faced by Iraq since the liberation targeting its democratic system to restore Iraq to an earlier era of the system is the dictatorial ruler, calling Iraqis to unite and face the challenges that are intended to bring Iraq back.
He noted that the new Iraq Chihod lead a war with Saddam's approach, who wants to return Iraq to the era of dictatorship, pointing out that the new Iraq wants the consolidation of democracy, pointing out that there is a conflict between the two projects, one national and the other wants to return Iraq to the previous era.
In turn, MP from the Kurdistan Alliance Hassan Jihad said the era of Saddam Hussein was a black spot in the history of Iraq.
The MP Jihad told PUKcc.org, Tuesday, that the completion of Saddam Hussein and the Baath Party, disasters and tragedies suffered by the Iraqi people, especially the people of Kurdistan, is the end of an era was a black spot in the history of the country, and expressed his wish to be able to Iraq during the year next start building the same in light of what has the potential of economic and material being able to restore its role in the region.
The MP stressed that the Baath Jihad constitutionally prohibited and can not return to the political process in Iraq, adding that the dissolved Baath trying to cooperate with terrorist organizations thwart the political process in the country.
And falls on December 30, the anniversary of the execution of the dictator Saddam Hussein, where the execution was carried out in the tyrant on December 30, 2006, after being convicted of crimes against humanity.