*** " Evict Maliki " Countdown is 52 Days until the SCHEDULED Election ***
* NOTE that the countdown notice has been amended to qualify the Election as " Scheduled " to give emphasis to the tenuous state of political / constitutional affairs in Iraq in recent days and specifically the mention in the news of a possible delay in the election due to the Anbar diaspora.
Warning: KEEPING IT REAL! NO CANDY COATING ~ RED LILY ~
Breaking news …. Maliki underestimate statements launched by Sadr
Saturday, 08 March 2014 23:41
Baghdad (AIN) – The Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, waged a violent attack against the Head of the Sadr Trend, Muqtada al-Sadr.
Maliki stated during a TV interview in response for describing him as "dictator" by Sadr that ''The statements launched by Muqtada al-Sadr do not worth to be considered since he is immature in political life and because he ignores the connotation of the constitution.''
I'M SURE THIS WILL "NOT" SET WELL WITH SADR OR HIS MANY MANY FOLLOWERS.. KEEP ON MALIKI!! YOU WILL BE YOUR OWN UNDOING! ~RL
Kurdistan: Maliki's coalition disrupts the legislation with 50 signatures in each session
Sat Mar 08 2014 20:50 | (Voice of Iraq)
Download the Kurdistan Alliance, Saturday, a coalition of state law, led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki responsible for disabling the rest of the legislation of the current parliamentary session by demanding subtracting the budget bill for first reading with each session being held.
The vice president of the block Mohsen al-Sadoun for "Twilight News", "The members of the Kurdistan Alliance bloc attending in all sessions but once you enter the hall announce a coalition of state law collected 50 signatures for the inclusion of reading the budget in the first paragraphs of the agenda, like disabling Lama remains of legislation Legal. "
"We do not know what is the insistence by state law to read the budget, even though it contains the major problems is the responsibility of the federal government to develop solutions have," adding that "the House of Representatives was on the agenda to vote on the amounts to the Electoral Commission, but did not vote Because of the budget problem. "
He Sadoun that "the government when you see that the country reached this stage of the differences because of the budget is supposed to develop solutions."
The head of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani yesterday, the first day that the Kurdish people will not alter anything liberty, stressing that the Iraqi government if it continues in its approach against the region's position would not expect will be met.
The Kurdistan Region is suffering from scarcity of financial cause to stop paying salaries to employees, and officials have accused the provincial government in Baghdad Baltmay not to launch the region's financial allocations compress it in order to achieve political and economic gains.
The former oil minister calls for careful handling of the grumbling of international oil companies and warns paid to withdraw
Sat Mar 08 2014 20:41 | (Voice of Iraq)
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Called a former oil minister, on Saturday, to the need to address the "growl" of international oil companies operating in Iraq, warning that the withdrawal could be a "great loss" threatens the future of Iraq and its programs to increase production.
The former Minister Ibrahim Bahr al-Ulum, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The export of oil by companies coalition entered Iraq, led to Iraq's success in investing, it is necessary to maintain the momentum of it," returned to "the challenge facing Iraq currently is how to maintain the sustainability of these investments. "
And saw a sea of science, that "nag oil companies coalition, perhaps it was for logistical reasons or delayed payment of dues, especially since the cost of some of the projects is very high," stressing that it would need "careful consideration by the oil sector to find out why and find the right solutions and sustain the momentum of investment , "returned to" the withdrawal of these companies from their work constitutes a significant loss may affect productivity Iraq plan, which could threaten its future, because it depends on those exports arent any where is a major dilemma. "
IN REFERENCE TO THIS ARTICLE HERE, IT LOOKS LIKE SOME COMPANIES "HAVE LEFT IRAQ".. AS IT STATES "SIGNIFICANT LOSS". ~ RED LILY ~
It called on the former oil minister, to the need to "examine the reasons for grumbling oil companies operating in Iraq, through the formation of specialized committees to resolve them," pointing out that this is an "urgent need to preserve Iraq's future role in the world oil market."
Promised the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary, in (the fourth of March 2014 Current), that many of the international oil companies operating in Iraq, intends to withdraw and leave the country because of "bureaucracy and corruption" faced, while demanding the government to rectify the matter through the enactment of the oil and gas processing Investment Law and facilitate the work of those companies along the lines of what is supported in the Kurdistan region, confirmed that the prime minister "lacks vision and deal with the economic meltdown about media without putting appropriate alternatives.
FOLKS, THE ENACTMENT OF THE OIL AND GAS AND INVESTMENT LAWS ARE OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE IN THE CONTINUING GROWTH OF IRAQ.. THIS IS ALSO A "REQUIREMENT" OF THE IMF AND WORLD BANK. BOTH OF WHOM IRAQ IS "NOT IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH" AT THE MOMENT. I DO NOT EXPECT THESE "MOST IMPORTANT LAWS TO OUR INVESTMENT" IMO, TO BE PASSED ANY TIME SOON. PERHAPS THEY WILL BE FIRST ON THE LIST AFTER THE ELECTIONS.
~ RED LILY ~
The oil giant Italian Eni revealed in (the 25th of February 2014), of its intention to withdraw from Iraq unless the predicted Baghdad energy contracts outstanding field Zubair south of the country during the next two weeks, (NOTE: THIS WAS IN FEBRUARY) surprising not to sign those contracts six months ago, despite the lack of "any justification "to prevent this, before agreeing in Iraq held on the same day.
The ENI is the second oil company, a major global threaten to withdraw from Iraq, as the newspaper reported the Financial Times Financial Times UK, specialized world's economic affairs, in, (the 24 of February 2014), that the future of British Petroleum, BP in Rumaila oilfield, in southern Iraq. " flawless risk "as a result of the actions" bureaucratic complex "faced by the company there, forcing it TO dispensed with the services of 100 contracted, indicating that it is part of the" many challenges "faced by western oil majors in Iraq by about threatening the country's plans" ambitious "to revive the industry oil.
Receives Iraqi Airways during the current year six planes Boeing under the terms of the contract with them to complete the processing of 45 aircraft, as it continues its efforts to open new lines with the European countries and Asian, with the aim of expanding transport and communication trade and economic cooperation with the world.
said Associate Director of the Company under the Ministry of Transportation Majeed al-Amiri's (Sabah): The current year will see the delivery of six aircraft type Boeing under the terms of the contract with the company for processing b (35) plane in addition to the ten other planes of choice to become the total number of 45 Boeing aircraft, as will be delivered the remaining number successively during the past the next, according to timings that have been agreed upon.
He pointed out that it comes within the framework of the expansion of the fleet of air to Iraqi Airways and instructive aircraft modern, indicating «that the company currently owns 21 aircraft distributed among the types of Boeing and Airbus and Canada, including five aircraft belonging to the Hajj and Umrah.
and Ameri added that the actions of the company's support and encouragement the use of aircraft as the carrier of the National Aeronautics is expanding its activity Navigational up to the farthest point in the world, by opening a number of new lines directly with a number of countries and capitals of the world, in order to promote tourism and increase trade exchange between Iraq and those countries, including the United States, Amsterdam, Geneva and Vienna , as well as near the opening of the three lines with China and an office in Azerbaijan. Revealing near the introduction of electronic booking card to be available to the citizens along the lines of what the case in the rest of the world, as well as the company cut the price of tickets for those who use their aircraft about a permanent year-round
MY FRIEND WAS IN ON THE NEGOTIATIONS FOR THESE BOEINGS.. SO IT IS KIND OF AWESOME TO SEE THEM IN THE NEWS. THIS IS MONEY SPENT FROM "PRIOR" BUDGET. ~ME
Revealed the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers for the distribution and ownership of 100 000 piece of land among the poor under the National Initiative for housing, confirmed monitor (300 400) billion dinars for each province to set up housing units.
Chief Executive of the National Initiative for housing in the Secretariat, Ahmed Alambriqa »Sabah» that initiative contributed to the distribution and ownership of 100 000 piece of residential land in Baghdad among the poor, noting that the Council of Ministers has taken during the last term decision to call 254 provides for the sale of those pieces at a nominal price of 100 dinars per square meter, as well as the issuance of Resolution No. 418 private ownership scheme homes to their occupants After paying 10 percent of their value and installment remaining amount over a long period.
explained that the government monitored (300 400) billion dinars annually for each province within the initiative to implement the units on the pieces distributed in order to end the housing crisis worsening caused by the wrong policies of the regime buried, pointing out that the work underway for the selection of suitable offers submitted by 34 international companies for the construction of 50 000 housing units in the capital.
said Alambriqa to the distribution of the Municipality of Baghdad first batch of land by 1600 piece within the province (2/10) in Abu Dsheer, and 1200 pieces in the province (2/203 / 15) in the area Aldhnp, in addition to the 900 pieces in the neighborhood of compassion, and 2000 pieces in the region and Daya WAM Nisev within boycotted New Baghdad, stressing the continuation of honesty in a survey and prepare the designs and plans of ten thousand another plot of land within the provinces of crumb and thirst and Bob Levant and Haaourh WAM walls and revive Virgin and expected and Bagir and confirmed Alhamidiah laboratories and logic camp and complex scientific research.
and articulated for the acquisition of the Municipality of Baghdad to the ground from the Ministry of Finance outside the boundaries of the capital, with an area of 10 square kilometers in various directions, as well as the distribution of six thousand pieces in the province of Basra and the same province of Dhi Qar, in addition to the preparation of designs and plans to sort (4050) thousand residential units in the province of Najaf, as well as ownership of 37 000 pieces in Karbala with the guidance of the initiative problem in Maysan creating tracts of land and transfer of ownership to the municipality of architecture for the implementation of measures of distribution and ownership between covered.
pointed Executive Director to sort The numbering 10 000 piece of residential land in the province of Babylon, with the imminent distribution of three thousand pieces in Diyala, as well as the preparation of designs 2500 piece in Salah al-Din and 1700 piece in Anbar, adding that the provinces of Kirkuk and Nineveh continuing posts scans and the creation of land suitable for housing. in the same effect, said Director Join the real estate in the area of Baya, Ahmed Arif »Sabah» making circle measures to facilitate the delivery of title deeds to the covered the distribution of plots, pointing to the formation of a committee of the Real Estate Registration Department for research and investigation of the pieces in the name of the Municipality of Baghdad to be counted and distributed between the squatters and the poor, according to the directives of Prime Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to resolve the housing crisis.
He added that the department is currently working on sorting 1200 piece of residential land in another area of Abu Dshir after it has been during the last term distribution cut in 1008 in the same area with the presence of other pieces in the Karara will direct Pavrazha during the next term.
Iraq seeks through the Baghdad conference to fight terrorism to be held next Wednesday, with the participation of about 40 countries and a large number of centers and international organizations specialized counter-terrorism among them the major powers in the UN Security Council and secretary-general of Interpol, to determine the names of states sponsoring and supporting terrorism and armed groups.
The Conference Baghdad, according to parliamentarians worldwide recognition efforts in Iraq stand against terrorism, and Takeda internationally effect "that Iraq address terrorism on behalf of all countries of the world." and the aim of the conference, which will continue its work over two days to reach joint agreements able to contribute to bring out the law requiring all States and the Middle East to fight terrorism, and the exchange of security information on the wanted to eliminate.
official spokesman for the Baghdad conference of international anti-terrorism Dr. confident Hashemi said during his speech for the "morning" that Iraq is seeking to identify the names of countries supporting terrorism during the conference, noting that that it comes against the backdrop of request of the President Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki during his recent meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, as the two sides agreed on the need to issue a position checks on in identifying the names of countries supporting terrorism.
added Hashemi, said that 40 countries have expressed willingness to participate in the conference, as well as a large group of researchers who represent the largest centers of Global Studies specialized in this regard, along with UN involvement and the Union and the European and the Arab League and the Union of Islamic Cooperation and NATO, noting that the conference will also post general secretary of Interpol, who is visiting Iraq for the first time with a large delegation, along with participation of heads of counter-terrorism from around the world .
their part, expressed parliamentarians hoped to be leaving the conference, inter solutions that will reduce the growing acts of terrorism in many countries of the world, stressing that the international system has absorbed a large role played by Iraq in response to criminal groups on behalf of the countries of the region and the world.
extensive details ..... sources responsible for the "morning" on the participation of about 40 countries in the Baghdad conference to combat terrorism, which will be held this weekend, as well as institutions and organizations and global centers specialized in the fight against armed groups, among them Secretary General of Interpol.
While he Parliamentarians they hoped to come out of the Conference, inter solutions that will reduce the growing acts of terrorism in many countries of the world, Cdo that the international system has absorbed a large role played by Iraq in response to criminal groups on behalf of the countries of the region and the world. hosts Iraq expanded conference to combat terrorism on Wednesday Next, the two-day, with international participation, with the aim of reaching a joint agreements able to contribute to bring out the law requiring all States and the Middle East to fight terrorism, and the exchange of security information on the wanted to eliminate.
official spokesman for the Baghdad conference of international anti-terrorism Dr. confident Hashemi said during his speech for " morning "that Iraq is seeking to identify the names of countries supporting terrorism during the conference, noting that that it comes against the backdrop of a request by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki during his recent meeting with the President of the UN Security Council, Ban Ki-moon, who agreed on the need to issue a position checks on in determining the names of the states sponsors of terrorism. added Hashemi, said 40 countries expressed their willingness to participate in the conference, as well as a large group of researchers, who represent the largest centers of Global Studies specialized in this regard, along with UN involvement and the Union and the European and the Arab League and the Union of Islamic Cooperation and NATO, noting that the conference will also post secretary general of Interpol, who is visiting Iraq for the first time, headed a large delegation, along with the participation of heads the fight against terrorism from around the world.
between Hashemi states that adult five UN Security Council will put together this conference, revealing, for that many countries had approached the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and expressed a desire to participate in the conference. and announcement Arabia last on regarding "Daash" and the victory and the organization of al Qaeda, terrorist organizations, stressed that the decision of Saudi Arabia came as a result of international pressure and the charges against her, which invited her to get rid of this issue and change its previous positions, besides the timing of the announcement before Conference Baghdad International intentional and has certain accounts. to that sees the Kurdistan Alliance MP Rh his g Khoshnaw, that "the fight against terrorism needs the cooperation of countries in the region together in addition to the availability of international expertise, particularly since the scourge of terrorism has become able to undermine the security and stability of all countries , which calls for the world to participate in this conference, which will go through strategic plans emanating from the experiences of countries that have fought terrorism. "
MP "that al-Qaeda has a long handle in the area and there are those who supported supplies logistics to keep the stay in the area a long time," noting " Iraq needs to work in a regional common with all countries of the region to eradicate terrorism. " He Khoshnaw "to the need to strengthen intelligence work and agreement with the developed countries and participating in the Conference on training Iraqi forces on new ways to fight terrorism at the same time must seek political blocs to solve the political problems and build a genuine reconciliation in the country, and this is an important part of the process control and then eliminate terrorism. "
and MP on the importance "to come out of the Conference the results of the large and objectives of the strategy are important, as well as the agreement to establish the principle of cooperation between Iraq and the international organizations, the permanence joint action against terrorism, "calling" to promote the protection of the Iraqi border and work on building the system intelligence and activate the security effort. "
He Khoshnaw "There must be an international effort provincial towards combat and end the scourge of terrorism, particularly in Iraq," saying "the conference a step toward the establishment of the type of work the joint between the countries of the region and the world in order to eliminate it locally and globally. "
For his part, MP for the rule of law Mohammed Chihod "The establishment of the conference in Baghdad is clear evidence that the world has become aware of the importance of the war waged by Iraq on their behalf against terrorism, therefore, the conference came to be crowned Iraq's efforts to be paid the whole world to unite against terrorism and reducing the risks of growing. " He Chihod, through a statement the "morning" that the whole world to go to participate in the conference in order to discuss plans to get rid of terrorism and how that would be the means the real panacea for this serious disease, which is transmitted in the body of the world. "
and between Chihod "the importance of maintaining the building strategic plans are important and with the participation of the characters and the countries that have the capacity and efficiency to develop solutions to eliminate terrorism," adding "to the need to meet the Iraqi political forces on one opinion against terrorism and aims behind the appearance problems and internal disagreements and move on to find solutions to stand against terrorism because it is a threat to the security of Iraq. "
and drew MP "to the importance to know the countries that have had a role in the induction and the financing of terrorism, that the danger is coming to them and they must realize that it is inevitable return to lay the foundations of a joint anti-terrorism because it will develop it, " and called on the need to "implement all the proposals coming out of Congress on the ground to form a basic and scientific plans for the elimination of terrorism, with the participation of all countries in the region and the world."
The establishment of specialized fairs, investment opportunity for foreign companies in Iraq also allows her the execution of trades by signing direct contracts, whether the government sector or the private sector.
In this context, said Managing Director of the Company progress competent to organize exhibitions and business conferences Ali Bashir al-Naimi said the establishment of specialized fairs in the fields of energy, agriculture, aviation and defense good phenomenon began to spread in Iraq on the ground shows Baghdad, Erbil and Basra International.
said al-Naimi told the (morning): that Iraq needed to set up such exhibitions for the purpose of acquiring additional expertise and access to international experiences and choose what fits them for the economic reality Iraq for the purpose of application., stressing that these exhibitions also represents an opportunity for the contracts to government or non-official direct with the private sector.
At the same effect declared Deputy Director General of the General Company for Trade and Commercial Services Iraqi Trade Ministry Jassim Mohammed Al Ameri signing his six decades with the company's International Exhibition (I fb group) Lebanese to set up three international exhibitions simultaneously for comprehensive coverage under one roof and on the land of the Baghdad International Fair.
said in a press statement that the exhibitions will be launched titled exhibition project Iraq - Baghdad for the building with the participation of Italy, Turkey, Spain, Iran and Exhibition energy for energy, electricity and Fair for Investment and construction, stressing that There are other shows of oil and gas, medical care and other cars and all these exhibitions will be held on the land of the Baghdad International Fair.
pointed out that this show is one of the investment opportunities by which to benefit from the experiences and exchange information and keep abreast of developments and technology in the world and in all areas and sectors of the economy. than For its part, the company announced the International Exhibition - Iraq (I fp Iraq) the establishment of the International Trade Fair Project Iraq Baghdad in 2014, organized by the company in cooperation with the General Company for Trade and business services on the territory of the Baghdad International Fair for the period of 10-12 of March,.
confirmed Director of International Trade International Fadi Darwish during a press conference held at the Hotel Ishtar that this exhibition is part of shows energy and specialized construction company organizes international exhibitions in all of Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, which is one of the most prominent events specialized business taking place in the construction sector in the Middle East region for the promotion of sectors energy and construction in the region and trigger the growth of local economies to stimulate investments and new projects in Iraq.
called during the conference of all relevant officials and decision-makers in the public and private sectors to visit the exhibition to benefit from investment opportunities in the large and diverse provided through the participation of many companies for its latest technology and solutions which specially prepared to keep pace with the march of the reconstruction of Iraq in the areas of energy and construction. It is worth mentioning that the company International Exhibition - Iraq is the latest group companies International Exhibition and was founded in 2007 and has more than 30 countries around the world and the company organized a broad program for trade shows in Erbil International Fair in various sectors of the building and construction, energy, trade, agriculture, health care and higher education.
Stepped up oil futures U.S. dollars Friday, supported constantly tensions in Ukraine and a report showing a faster pace than expected job growth in the United States, which covered the slowdown in seasonal demand for crude. ended decades of U.S. light crude for April delivery trading session at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) up $ 1.02 or 1.00 percent to a record settled at 102.58 dollars a barrel after that ranged in scope from 101.57 dollars to 102.91 dollars. and end U.S. crude eighth consecutive week of gains. stepped ore contracts measurement international Brent 90 cents or 0.83 percent to a record settled at 109.00 dollars a barrel, after that ranged in scope from 107.82 dollars to 109.09 dollars.
Was killed and more than  civilians primary outcome on Sunday due to the explosion Alseartien Almfajkhtin at the entrance of the city of Hilla, Babil province.
A security source told all of Iraq [where] that "the outcome of the initial explosion Almfajkhtin cars driven by suicide bombers targeted the control effects of the entrance of the city of Hilla, killing  civilians and wounded  others with various injuries, including dangerous situations."
He added that "most of the charred bodies, which fell as well as the burning of dozens of cars due to the blasts, adding that" the period is still ongoing. "
It is said that the explosions to coincide with the peak morning hours and most of the wounded were employees heading to Aldoamanm. ended 20
Killed and wounded a number of civilians explosion of two car bombs entrance to the city of Hilla, Babil province.
According to a security source told all of Iraq [where] that "two car bombs driven by suicide bombers exploded two in the control of the security implications entrance to the city of Hilla, which killed and wounded a number of civilians, most of them employees heading to work shifts the official."
"He did not know the number of casualties so far." Ended 20
Unidentified gunmen assassinated a senior officer in the intelligence Nineveh police shooting him while he was heading to work in eastern Mosul.
According to a security source told all of Iraq [where] that "unidentified gunmen opened fire on Colonel Salem Hassan Merhi] officer in the Directorate of Intelligence Nineveh police, which led to his injury seriously injured died on the track while being taken to hospital where he died the life."
The source added that "the gunmen intercepted the car the security officer as he drove to work this morning near the Al-Salam Hospital in eastern Mosul with one of his bodyguards and shot him." Ended 40
Deputy Prime Minister Nuri Shaways example, has typically in the U.S. capital Washington with Andy Bakool and Undersecretary of the U.S. Treasury and the Ministry adviser Nathan Sheets bilateral relations between the two countries and development especially in the field of exchange of experiences in the area of finance and banking.
A statement by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, "It was during the meeting which was attended by Thamer Ghadhban Chairman of the advisers discuss various proposals to cure the budget deficit and the latest methods and the most successful in the fight against financial crime and money laundering."
The statement added that "the U.S. side stressed the inadequacy of the existing protection of the sovereign Iraqi funds."
The Iraqi government has announced that the draft budget deficit for the current year, which did not recognize yet reached  billion dollars, "attributed it" to the non-payment of financial dues Kurdistan region Baiardath own oil and banned the export of oil. Ended
SURE DO NEED THE INVESTMENT AND BANKING LAWS PASSED !!