Dollar rises back in front of the dinar
Tue Jan 14 2014 10:17 | (Voice of Iraq)
BAGHDAD - Al-Mustaqbal newspaper Baghdadi / Ahmed Yassin
Came back the dollar exchange rate to rise gradually over the past few days to up to 124 000 Iraqi dinars for one hundred dollars.
A number of owners of banking offices in the capital for "the future" that the exchange rate of the dollar began to rise during the past several days in most of the shops, banking and private banks in the general areas of Baghdad, bringing the selling price to the 124 000 Iraqi dinars versus cent dollars, after it was stable during the previous months at a rate of 122 000 dinars. He said the owner of the Office of Banking in the Karrada district named Abu Mohammed, said the exchange rate of the U.S. dollar against the Iraqi dinar stood at 123 000 dinars for sale, offset by 124 000 dinars to buy in a gradual rise coincided with the start of the military campaign in Anbar province. While the reported owner of an office in the area Martyrs Baya, named Abu Ali that the high exchange rate of the U.S. dollar compared to the Iraqi dinar during the past few days due to the instability witnessed by the markets of the capital as a result of events in Anbar province and the regional countries neighboring Iraq, pointing to the existence Iqbal clear on foreign currencies in the financial markets led to the Iraqi high exchange rate of the dollar gradually.
Abu Ali predicted continued high exchange rate of the dollar to around 125 000 dinars to the selling price in the coming weeks as a result of the instability of the exchange rate of the dollar after its stability over the previous months at a rate of 122 000 dinars.
Motahedoon coalition denies Issawi's meeting U.S official with Anbar governor and Abu Risha
BAGHDAD / NINA / Motahedoon coalition / united for reform / denied that the leader of the coalition, Rafie al-Issawi met with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, George Brett Mkourk in the presence of Chairman of the Iraqi Awakening Ahmed Abu Risha and the governor of Anbar Ahmed al-Theyabi .
A source in the coalition told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that the U.S. official met with al-Issawi in Erbil alone without figures circulated by some media , the President of the Iraqi Awakening Conference, Ahmed Abu Risha and the governor of Anbar Ahmed Theyabi .
It is mentioned that some media said that Mkourk met with senior leaders of al-Anbar province , including the governor Ahmed al- Theyabi, Sheikh Ahmed Abu Risha and former Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi .
The American official said on the tenth of this month that his country did not support the Iraqi government to resort to military operations, stressing its support for the extension of security and stability only .
Othman: Barzani in Baghdad during the next two days to discuss the budget and oil with the federal government
BAGHDAD / NINA / The independent MP, of the Kurdistan Alliance, Mahmoud Othman announced that: "a delegation, headed by the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani will visit Baghdad during the next two days to discuss the budget and oil with the federal government ."
He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The differences between the federal government and the province are partly reason , not entirely , in the delay in approving the budget of 2014 so far, but also the existence of problems in the allocations of the ministries and provinces , and the absence of the final accounts for the previous year , and other problems " .
He explained , "It was supposed a delegation from the Kurdistan region arrives in several days ago to resolve differences over budget and oil between the federal government and the province , but the delay ,
Othman predicted that "the problems will be resolved between the parties shortly , on the grounds that the two sides are willing to resolve the problems as soon as possible so as not to delay in approving the budget ."
Urgent ….Iranian foreign minister arrives to Baghdad
BAGHDAD / NINA/ Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived on Tuesday morning, 14, Jan to Baghdad on an official visit.
He is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Parliament Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi and Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari to discuss bilateral relations and cooperation agreements between Baghdad and Tehran and the most important issues in the region, particularly the Syrian crisis and the fight against terrorism.
Nujaifi looking with Dhareef the situation in the region and Iraq
Baghdad/ NINA /-- Speaker Osama Nujaifi discussed with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif, the situation in the region and the security and political scene as well as the repercussions of Anbar crisis , a statement issued by Nujaifi office reported today .
Nujaifi stressed the meeting the importance of resolving the Anbar crisis and addressing political and security problems through cooperation between Iraqi political forces to deter terrorist organizations , stressing the need for the government's response to the demands of the demonstrators in Anbar province.
The statement quoted Nujaifi as saying : "Not giving the representatives of the province a vital role, and the absence of political solutions , encouraged the penetration of terrorist groups in Iraq .
National Alliance: exporting oil by Kurdistan through Turkey is violation to the constitution
BAGHDAD / NINA / A member of the Oil and Energy Committee, MP Bahaa Aldin said exporting oil through Turkish territory by the Kurdistan Regional Government is a clear violation of the constitution .
He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "making oil agreements between the Kurdistan region and foreign companies, away from the central government, is considered a violation to the Iraqi constitution , stressing that " a decisive stand must be taken for the illegal actions of the territory that far from the Iraqi constitution ."
He added that " some members of the Oil and Energy Committee from the Kurdistan Alliance support the Kurdistan region to export oil to Turkey , stressing that the National Alliance reject the actions of the Kurdistan region ."
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has told the Kurdistan region to reduce the funding provided by the government in Baghdad to the region , if the region sought to export oil to Turkey .
Maliki said in a statement , " never allow the export of Iraqi oil only through the Ministry of Oil and SOMO and this is a violation of the constitution and we will not allow that not for the region nor the Turkish government ," calling on Turkey not to interfere in the internal affairs of Iraq .
He added : "We have our actions that we take .. oil is for Iraq and its people , and the region takes 17% of Iraq's oil , and it has to deliver the region's oil to the state budget .. and Turkey should not interfere in an issue of Iraqi sovereignty , which is the national wealth ."
The Iraqi authorities summoned on last Sunday the Turkish charge d'affaires on the issue of exporting oil from the Kurdistan region to Europe via Turkish territory without permission from the Iraqi authorities , condemning what it considered " a violation " of the Iraqi Constitution .
United: six provinces waiting for us to change reality for the better
Tue Jan 14 2014 05:30 | (Voice of Iraq)
BAGHDAD - Al-Mustaqbal newspaper Baghdadi / Ahmed Mohamed
With the proximity of the next election, and amid continuing political and security crisis plaguing the country, a coalition of packages "Uniting for Reform," which is led by House Speaker Osama Najafi list of candidates and the heads of the electoral lists, which will run the race, including the next.
The spokesman said the coalition "Uniting for Reform" Dr. Zafer al-Ani, the political blocs that were part of the coalition, which is led by House Speaker Osama Najafi agreed on the choice of candidates, the electoral lists in Baghdad and other provinces.
He said al-Ani's "future" yesterday that the Supreme Electoral Committee are united in a coalition prepared agreed criteria to assess candidates. He noted that the leadership of the united awarded electoral commissions in all provinces, high flexibility to work, and vested in the development of concepts and the main justifications for the sequence of candidates.
He said the selection of candidates sequences has led to the nomination of Osama Najafi on the top of the list in the province of Nineveh, Rafie al-Issawi in Anbar and Diyala, Salim al and Dhafir al-Ani in Baghdad. He noted that the united will run in the provinces of Babil, Wasit, Basra, Kirkuk and the presidency will be resolved soon lists.
Ani confirmed that determine the sequence of candidates in Baghdad has been depending on the lottery to choose the order of the candidate for the existence of different points of view regarding the Baltzlslat the first ten candidates who have agreed to proceed with the lottery system.
And read about the leaders are united to the expected electoral fortunes, Ani said the public relies on the six provinces united to bring about real change and would give his votes to achieve it puts Coalition in front of a large national responsibility.
He said the families of the six provinces agree that united are carrying the banner of defending their rights and their demands and work to change their reality for the better.