Zubaidi calls for united to attend parliamentary sessions in order to pass important laws that serve the citizen
Sun Jan 12 2014 01:10 | (Voice of Iraq)
The head of the parliamentary bloc citizen Bayan Jabr united bloc to attend meetings of the House of Representatives in order to pass important laws that serve the citizen.
Zubaidi said in a press statement that "the House of Representatives to attend the sessions of the Council of Representatives is not due to the absence of the required number of parliamentary bloc united and part of the Iraqi note where sometimes he did not get a quorum in order to pass laws inside the Dome of the House of Representatives."
He called Al-Zubaidi united bloc to come to the House of Representatives to pass important laws that serve the state and the Iraqi citizen.
It is noteworthy that a number of members of the Iraqi List and a coalition of united suspension may have declared their attendance to the meetings of the House of Representatives to denounce what is happening in Anbar.
Unit Jumaili: Initiative Hakim possible that encircle Anbar crisis because it came from a man who is a student of power
Sun Jan 12 2014 00:59 | (Voice of Iraq)
Considered MP for the coalition united unit Jumaili initiative of Mr. Hakim as useful as possible to come and encircle Anbar crisis and unite the Iraqi people because it came from a man who is a student of power.
She said in a press statement today: "We have seen a lot of initiatives to politicians Itbooion senior positions were initiatives for electoral purposes and to gain mass, but we believe today that the initiative of President of the Islamic Supreme Council Ammar al-Hakim was an attempt to put things straight in order to contain the crisis, Anbar and unite the Iraqi people and that shows a roadmap of the political process again because Mr. Hakim man of the owners of the solution and the contract is not a student of power. "
She added: "It's time that pulled the bloc united by the House of Representatives and withdrew its President House Speaker Osama Najafi of document of honor and civil peace it today adopts and headed Najafi initiative of Mr. Hakim calls for political blocs to adopt and work out and implement all the recommendations that came out of Mr. al-Hakim in order to solve the crisis of Anbar and not added to the new Iraqi crisis after crisis. "
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Energy parliamentary confirms that knowing the terms of the agreement the oil between Baghdad and Erbil
Sat Jan 11 2014 22:14 | (Voice of Iraq)
The Commission on oil and energy parliamentary Saturday, she had not seen so far on the oil agreement between the center and the region to see if there was a breach of the agreement, according to the statement of the Ministry of Oil.
The oil ministry said in a statement seen by "Twilight News" that the export of oil Kurdish represents a breach of the agreement reached on 25 December between the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government calls for the participation of experts from both sides to discuss how to export crude from the region under the auspices of Iraqi oil marketing company (SOMO).
He said the Commission's decision Qasim Muhammad Qasim in an interview with "Twilight News", "The committee has not seen so far on the terms of the agreement concluded between the center and the region to determine if there is a breach of this agreement, which was not published until through the media."
He called Muhammad, a deputy from the Kurdistan Alliance, "to mention about the constitutional article and the number and date of the law, which is based upon Baghdad to describe the Kurdistan oil export constitutional breach."
Mohammed confirmed that the enactment of the oil and gas guarantor powers to identify and draw the oil to come up with solutions to the problems of oil relationship between the center and the region.
The Kurdish transports crude to world markets via a pipeline Kirkuk - Ceyhan which is controlled by Baghdad to Turkey, but the Kurdish exports across the track stopped over a year ago because of a dispute over payments.
Kurdistan began exporting crude individually from the Taq Taq oil field to the Turkish port of Mersin in early January of last year through trucks.
Kurdistan is seeking to export around 300 thousand barrels per day to world markets via the new line extends to the Turkish port of Ceyhan on the Mediterranean.
Kurdistan and expects to increase production of its fields to 400 thousand barrels per day this year and one million barrels per day in 2015 and two million barrels per day in 2019.
Coalition Hakim reveals the next step for the initiative leader: Maliki did not announce its full support
Sat Jan 11 2014 22:09 | (Voice of Iraq)
Revealed the Islamic Supreme Council headed by Ammar al-Hakim on Saturday for Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has not announced its full support for the initiative on Anbar Hakim did not oppose it, revealing near the convening of a meeting of the implementation of the initiative.
A council spokesman Hamid Malp for "Twilight News", "Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki during a meeting with the President of the Supreme Council of the first day yesterday, did not announce his opposition to any effort to overcome the crisis did not announce its full support for the initiative."
He added that "al-Maliki wanted the effort to peaceful political to remain constant in order to end terrorism WWDC strongholds, and the Islamic Supreme Council believes that confronting terror is a sacred task and must rid the city of the threat of terrorism," adding, "We recognize that the security effort need a concerted political effort To make it a success. "
He explained, "We have received the support of political forces all initiative Hakim, along with the support of international and regional levels, a move most concentrated, and the second step is to convene a meeting of political forces in order to determine the priorities and procedures to implement the provisions of the initiative, whether the meeting Btogah wide or no collar else."
He pointed out that "Hakim probably will be announced later after the integration of all views on the initiative to hold the meeting to implement their initiative."
The initiative includes Hakim, named "Enduring Onbarna" the passage of the reconstruction of special Anbar worth four billion dollars implemented over four years, in addition to the monitoring of a special budget to support the clan, which is battling al Qaeda militants to strengthen and compensate for their sons' deaths Alogerhy.
And also includes the establishment of a self-defense forces of the Anbar tribes mission to secure the international border and the strategic roads in the province.
Mulla urges Maliki to adopt Hakim’s initiative over Anbar
Sunday, 12 January 2014 08:31
Baghdad (AIN) –MP Haider al-Mulla of the Mutahidoun Alliance called to activate the initiative of the head of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council Ammar al-Hakim to settle the crisis of Anbar.
Mulla said in a statement received by AIN on Saturday “We have always stressed the necessity of achieving partnership in running the security file through forming a practical general command for the Armed Forces which is capable of setting the necessary strategies to preserve the Iraqi blood and confront the agendas of terrorism and militias.”
“We have always denoted that the crisis in Anbar has political rather security aspects and roots,” he added.
He mentioned that “We also called the wise men within the Iraqi National Alliance to take the suitable steps towards eliminating the crises,” noting that “We noticed with high respect and appreciation the initiative of Ammar al-Hakim to end the crisis in Anbar since it contained precise diagnosing for the political aspect of the crisis.”
Abu Risha: Fallujah will not be stormed militarily and tribes support police to eliminate Qaeda and ISIL
BAGHDAD / NINA / President of the Iraq Awakening Conference, Sheikh Ahmed Abu Risha said: "Fallujah will not be stormed militarily and the clans are supporting the police forces, and eliminating the al-Qaeda and Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant is in its last hours in Ramadi area of the island of Khalidiya."
Abu Risha said in a statement that: "The army will not enter into Fallujah and there will not be a military operation because the tribes are working to support the police forces and the providing services to the citizens and protect them and will deal with any breach of a terrorist in Fallujah by the clans of the city, which named a new mayor and new director of Police.
He added: "The remnants of Al-Qaeda and ISIL are in their last hours in Ramadi area and the island of Khalidiya, and these areas will be cleaned."
He pointed out: "The majority of Ramadi areas have been cleared of armed groups and elements of ISIL are trying to flee to villages and rural areas, after confronted by the police and clans."
*** It occurs to me that the perhaps several the reason(s) for Fallujah to purge Al-Qaeda and ISIL, i.e., clean it's own house is that there is an insurgent large insurgent population who are armed to the teeth that government forces would not treat differently than " foreign " / terrorist elements and that the Sunnis of course distrust and dislike the " Shia " government. ***
U.S. Embassy: Makourk meets with Rafie al-Issawi in Ramadi
BAGHDAD / NINA / the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said the Deputy Assistant of the U.S Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Brett Makourk met during his recent visit to Iraq with former Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi in Ramadi.
A statement to U.S. embassy issued today cited that: "Makourk met with al-Issawi, the governor of Anbar, Ahmed Khalaf and Sheikh Ahmed Abu Risha , pointing out to the encouraging trend in Ramadi, which is represented by the cooperation of the local leaders with the tribes and with Baghdad's support to them , which led to the expulsion of the elements of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) out of the city. "
The statement added: "Makourk pointed out to the plan to isolate ISIL and other militant groups and expelling them outside Fallujah, using similar strategy, taking into account the unique circumstances there," stressing that "the United States will provide all necessary and appropriate assistance for the Government of Iraq in accordance with the terms of strategic framework agreement to help ensure the success of these efforts."
Makourk arrived in Baghdad last week on a visit, during which he met with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Parliament Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi, Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, Ammar al-Hakim, and a number of other officials.
He assured to Iraqi officials the U.S. commitment to the permanent support to Iraq in its efforts to isolate and defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
Zubaidi: The Supreme Council believes in a civilian government and does not want a religious government
BAGHDAD / NINA / The head of the (citizen) parliamentary bloc, Baqir al-Zubaidi confirmed that "the Supreme Islamic Council of Iraqi believes in a civilian government because it is the solution in Iraq, and we do not want a religious government, because it will reflect negatively on the Iraqi street."
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "Iraq is multispectral of liberal, Muslim, Christian, Yezidi, Sunni and Shiite and that is why we believe the civil state is the solution , and we will seek it in the coming period ."
He added that "On this basis, a civilian character known by his demands for a civilian government and has experience government and parliament work would be at the top of the citizen list in Baghdad ". Without naming this character.
On the candidate of the next Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Zubaidi said that "the citizen bloc and the Supreme Council did not nominate a figure for prime minister, which must be in accordance with regulations of financial and security expertise."
It is mentioned that Zubaidi announced earlier that more than 25 MPs, from different political blocs, joined the citizen bloc to contest the next parliamentary elections for their faith in the bloc's program and its future goals to serve all the people of Iraq.
Dori calls to strictly deal with KR over exporting oil to Turkey
Sunday, 12 January 2014 15:22
Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Etab al-Dori, of the Iraqiya Slate called the parliament to strictly deal with Kurdistan Region over exporting oil to Turkey without the approval of the Federal Government.
She assured in a press statement received by AIN "Oil is a national wealth and no one has to conduct contracts for exporting it without the approval of the Federal Government because it results in dangerous consequences on the general budget of the State that largely depends on the oil incomes."
"KR received 17% of the general budget that is combined from the oil incomes of all the Iraqi provinces and it exports its oil to Turkey and does not share its oil incomes with the Iraqi people," she acknowledged, showing surprise over "Neglecting this issue by the legislative authority and the Integrity Commission."