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    " The Dinar Daily ", Sunday, 10 August 2014

    It is EVICT MALIKI DAY + ONE HUNDRED TWO ( 102 ) or " E - M DAY + 102 "


    "..... despite the superiority of Maliki’s electoral coalition, the competing Shiite forces, the Kurds and the Sunnis, are together able to form a comfortable majority to prevent Maliki from remaining in office. "......................

    Maliki likely fears that if he rushes to do business with parties outside the Shiite alliance, his Shiite rivals would do the same and that they may have a better chance to win over the Kurdish and Sunni forces, because there is a general consensus among them to not keep Maliki in power.

    At the same time, the rest of the Shiite groups fear that this consensus is not solid enough to withstand discussing the details, and that going alone to the Kurdish and Sunni forces may put them in a weak bargaining position and make them appear responsible for breaking Shiite unity.

    An important factor here are the choices that the Sunni and Kurdish forces will make. If the Sunnis and Kurds rush to form ethnic and sectarian alliances, then the Shiite alliance may do the same.

    Some are proposing scenarios such as replacing Maliki with another figure from the State of Law Coalition as a compromise to ensure the continuation of the Shiite alliance.

    [* a source said in a statement to the Agency ((eighth day)) that there is an agreement semi-final between the U.S. and Iran to take on Ahmed Chalabi as prime minister for the next government as a compromise candidate.]

    Yet, such a solution may come at a later stage, after the favored options by most parties have been exhausted.

    What is certain now is that a harsh negotiating season will [ * HAS ] begin [ * BEGUN ] as the conflict moves from its electoral aspect into the closed negotiating rooms and deals among the elite. - - from al Monitor

    The State of Law coalition has expressed his commitment to the nomination of current Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for the assumption of office for the third time in a row. "


    Ktlta al-Hakim and al-Sadr refused to renew Maliki's nomination to head the government and call for the coalition to provide irreplaceable

    Thu Jul 17 2014 22:33 | (Voice of Iraq)

    long-Presse / Baghdad

    New coalition al-Hakim and al-Sadr, on Thursday, refusing to nominate the prime minister expired, Nuri al-Maliki, for a third session, while Pena possibility of acceptance of another candidate presented by the coalition, threatened first by resorting to the opposition, revealing the second support the nomination of Adel Abdul Mahdi and Ahmad Chalabi for the post.

    Was Deputy for a coalition of citizen, of the Supreme Council of the Islamic, led by Ammar al-Hakim, to hold the prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, the state third, a "problem" to reject so many components of the National Alliance and other blocs, noting that many of them is the same, will turn to the subject If you do not submit a coalition of state law, an alternative candidate for the post.

    Ali said an inch, in an interview to the (long-Presse), said that "stuck to the prime minister, Nuri al-Maliki, the state third, a problem within the National Alliance, could hinder the formation of the government for a long time," adding that "a lot of the components of the National Alliance and other blocs outside reject Maliki's nomination. "

    He added an inch, that "the political blocs could accept another candidate presented by a coalition of state law for the position," noting that "a lot of political blocs, including a coalition of citizens, would prefer to stay opposition if they insisted al-Maliki to head the next government," returned that there are "many figures that can occupy the prime minister runs the country. "

    For her part, the Liberal block of the Sadrist movement, rejected the state's third generation, revealing its support for the other two candidates. The MP said the Liberal bloc, F Bureau, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The bloc rejects the state's third generation, and supports the nomination of Adel Abdul-Mahdi, or Ahmad Chalabi to head the new government."

    According to the Court, that "the National Alliance can accept dissector last for a coalition of state law, non-Maliki," returned to "Maliki's insistence on the nomination itself would make him aloof from the National Alliance."

    The president of a coalition of state law, Nuri al-Maliki, new in (the fourth of July 2014 present), adherence to the nomination for a third term, amid worsening opposition to the majority of political forces Therefore, most notably the Sadrists, and a coalition of citizens, and the Kurdistan Alliance and the Sunni Arab blocs, as well as a coalition of national leadership Iyad Allawi, to do so.

    It is noteworthy that the National Alliance, a parliamentary blocs, the largest, has failed so far to choose its candidate to head the next government, amid worsening differences between components on more worthy than others in the job, amid confirmation actors in it, the need to undergo a candidate for "compatibility and acceptability" within the coalition in the national space.



    Prime Minister's file is thorny and complex

    24/07/2014 09:30:00

    BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the Ahrar bloc, Hakim al-Zamili said that talks between the parties of the Iraqi National Alliance to nominate a person for the post of prime minister are still without a result.

    Zamili told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /[SIZE=3] "The file of prime minister is the most important file among other three presidencies," pointing out that "the Sunni political blocs have chosen Salim al-Jubouri as the chairman of the House of Representatives and the Kurdish groups have agreed on a personal as President of the Republic, and remaining file is the post of Prime Minister. "[/SIZE]

    He added: "The name of Prime Minister will be resolved next week, after the religious authority, popular forces and regional and neighboring countries, confirmed the need to resolve this file as soon as possible."

    He said: "choosing prime minister with wide admissibility will be a positive factor towards the calm and solving many problems in the country," noting: "The religious authority was clear in its speech, that the candidate must be accepted nationally, and this does not exist at the current Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who has problems with the Ahrar and the citizen blocs on one hand, and with the Sunnis and Kurds, on the other hand. "

    He explained that there is more than one character to be a substitute for Maliki in the next phase, from inside the Dawa Party, and the National Coalition has two candidates, Ahmed Chalabi and Adel Abdul-Mahdi, therefore, the process of selecting one of the characters will be a thorny and complex. "



    Officially, Speaker, his 2 Deputy Speakers assume their posts

    Tuesday, 15 July 2014 21:23

    Baghdad (AIN) –The Speaker of the Parliament and his two Deputy Speakers assumed their duties officially.

    The Parliament succeeded in electing Speaker of the Parliament, Salim al-Jebuori, and his first Deputy, Haider al-Ebadi, as well as his 2nd deputy, Aram al-Sheikh Mohamed.


    Iraq parliament elects Kurdish politician Fuad Masum as new president

    KURDISH politician Fuad Masum has become the new president of Iraq, in a step towards forming a new government that visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon says must be inclusive for the country to survive.

    Fierce fighting ... volunteers who joined the Iraqi army to fight against Jihadist militants of the Islamic State (IS) brandish their weapons as they come as backup at a checkpoint north of Baghdad. Source: AFP

    A June onslaught on Sunni Arab areas north and west of Baghdad, led by the jihadist Islamic State group, has brought Iraq to the brink of breakup, with the government struggling to assert any authority beyond its Shiite power base.

    Parliament elected Masum, who served as the first prime minister of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region more than two decades ago, by an overwhelming majority of 211 votes to 17.

    He had been almost guaranteed the job after Kurdish parties struck a late-night deal to support him.

    Under an unofficial power-sharing deal, Iraq’s Kurds traditionally get the post of president.

    The move could pave the way for a deal on the much more powerful post of prime minister.


    Chalabi: all political blocs signed a national coalition that requested the block elder

    Baghdad newspaper of integrity

    Coalition leader said citizen MP Ahmed Chalabi, a national coalition to sign parliamentary blocs as the largest bloc.

    Chalabi told reporters, "we have a request from the first meeting of the Parliament aatiar the national coalition is the largest bloc, signed by both blocs."

    He said "some heads blocks National Alliance (Ziya al-Asadi, Ahmad Chalabi Baquer Al-Zubaidi) met with Parliament Speaker Salim Al-jubouri to inform him of their declaration that they are the largest bloc".

    He was speaker of the House of Salim Al-jubouri, said today that "the Constitution is clear in explaining the larger parliamentary bloc combined within the Parliament."

    He said that "the parliamentary bloc with the largest number of seats, and the Constitution was careful to use the word Parliament is formed after the House of representatives at its first meeting".

    "We are going back to the old Mahdi Al-Hafidh as if it had received a request from the State of law bloc, for he was Moderator exclusively back then."

    The President said the House "label greatest mass determined in accordance with the Constitution and there is dialogue between the National Alliance and State of law coalition and the President will meet with a number of political leaders after I finished for me," he said.

    The President of the Federal Court judge, Midhat al-Mahmoud, the biggest parliamentary blocs that formed the Government in 2010 itself would constitute Ministerial cab in 2014.

    Attorney for the State of law Coalition, Hussein Al-Maliki, said today, "the State of law Coalition had received the Federal Court as a parliamentary majority by Nouri al-Maliki remains a candidate for Prime Minister."

    The National Alliance was revealed on July 12 that the State of law coalition has applied to the Federal Court to inquire about the biggest bloc of seats in the new Parliament, noting that "the demand made in isolation from the National Alliance."



    The President of the Republic: the national coalition is the largest bloc and not state law

    Agency day 8 :
    July 26, 2014


    Source in Baghdad said on Saturday that the President of the Republic, Fouad Massoum, contained a request by outgoing Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, provides for the Declaration of a State of law bloc, the largest in Parliament, has the right to form the next Government.

    The source added that "the infallible confirmation receipt with reacted formal letter from the Presidency of the House of representatives provides for the Declaration of the National Alliance, the largest parliamentary bloc, and it is adopted in the formation of the next Government, not state law."



    Article 76:

    First: The President of the Republic shall charge the nominee of the largest
    Council of Representatives bloc with the formation of the Council of Ministers
    within fifteen days from the date of the election of the President of the Republic.

    Second: The Prime Minister-designate shall undertake the naming of the members
    of his Council of Ministers within a period not to exceed thirty days from the date
    of his designation.

    Third: If the Prime Minister-designate fails to form the Council of Ministers
    during the period specified in clause “Second,” the President of the Republic shall
    charge a new nominee for the post of Prime Minister within fifteen days.

    Fourth: The Prime Minister-designate shall present the names of his members of
    the Council of Ministers and the ministerial program to the Council of
    Representatives. He is deemed to have gained its confidence upon the approval,
    by an absolute majority of the Council of Representatives, of the individual
    Ministers and the ministerial program.

    Fifth: The President of the Republic shall charge another nominee to form the
    Council of Ministers within fifteen days in case the Council of Ministers did not
    win the vote of confidence.


    * The Prime Minister-designate shall present the names of his members of the Council of Ministers and the ministerial program to the Council of Representatives. He is deemed to have gained its confidence upon the approval, by an absolute majority of the Council of Representatives, .............; and,

    * so there would not be a vote upon the PM designate per se, but upon the ministers the PM designate chooses to seat ; and,

    * absent a vote of confidence by the Parliament on the PM and his government ( Council of Ministers ), by the majority, then the President may charge a new nominee.


    Jaafary: INA, biggest bloc not SLC

    Sunday, 27 July 2014 13:54

    Baghdad (AIN) –The head of the Iraqi National Alliance, Ibrahim al-Jaafary, assured that the INA is the biggest bloc and not the State of Law Coalition headed by the Premier, Nouri al-Maliki.

    Speaking to AIN, he said "The INA is the biggest bloc and not the SLC," noting that "The biggest bloc was not named during the first parliament session where we released a statement in the presence of the representatives of the INA including the SLC."



    Badr Organization declares its commitment to the decision of the National Alliance for the prime minister post

    Mon Jul 28 2014 23:32 | (Voice of Iraq)

    Baghdad - where

    Announced the Badr Organization, led by Transport Minister Hadi al-Ameri, its commitment to the decision of the National Alliance for the post of prime minister.

    He said the first deputy secretary general of the Badr Organization, Abdul Karim Younes, told all of Iraq [where], "The National Alliance, previously was the biggest blocs in the last session in 2010 and is now the largest bloc in the current session."

    In response to the invitation of reference for the selection of the best and not to cling to positions, Yunus said that "there is a fundamental point for the selection of the elements of the government positions, is that available to have an element Ulkipa experience and sincerely to the people of Iraq," explaining that "the reference was not directed her words to someone Maliki particular they are always talking in general, and not particularly calls to the interests of the country. "


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    Badr talking about "candidate" is identical to the reference specifications .. The news about a couple of days to withdraw the nomination of al-Maliki officially

    BAGHDAD / Mohammad Sabah

    Hinted deputy from the Badr Organization (25 seats in the coalition of state law), that his bloc will not support the nomination of Nuri al-Maliki for a third term, because the Shiite parties keen to provide personal, "according to the opinion of reference Najaf," enjoys the admissibility national, and pave the way for political change, what confirms loss Maliki is one of the most prominent allies, after Hussain al-Shahristani told (about 25 seats, also in state law) partners that is identical with the opinion of the religious authority, which means the loss of support within Maliki's bloc by about half.



    He added that "there is a mechanism within the National Alliance for the selection of figures for the positions taken by the coalition government and we are bound by the mechanics of it," adding that "with the opinion of the organization, which calls for the reference to be there figures efficient and able to run the country properly."

    The supreme religious authority, Ali al-Sistani called for the formation of a new government within 15 days and not to cling to office officials have formed, in reference to the insistence of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on the third term in the presidency.

    The Web site of the Office of the supreme religious authority Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani, the official said, "Sheikh Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai, a certified top Shi'ite cleric, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, said during a Friday sermon in Karbala [110 km south of Baghdad] need to form a new government within a period of time not to exceed duration Constitutional amounting to 15 days, and not to cling to their positions by the officials, "in an apparent reference to the current Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who insists on running for a third term.

    And rejects most of the members of the National Alliance and the Kurdistan Alliance and the Federation of Iraqi forces Maliki's nomination for a third term and looking to provide the National Alliance candidate for prime minister for being the largest bloc in the Iraqi parliament.

    Read more: http://translate.googleusercontent.c...#ixzz38pQmgO00

    * The following is a reference to the " by-laws " of the NA which I have been referencing, "there is a mechanism within the National Alliance for the selection of figures for the positions taken by the coalition government and we are bound by the mechanics of it," . *


    " Unlike the procedures for electing the president of the republic (for which a separate law with elaborate procedures exists) the nomination of the Iraqi prime minister is governed entirely by the Iraqi constitution. As a result, the selection of the prime minister candidate is arguably the most sensitive and unpredictable stage of the Iraqi government formation process. " http://gulfanalysis.wordpress.com/20...new-president/


    " ... it is for the new president to identify the largest bloc and ask its PM candidate to form the next government. Whereas the pan-Shiite alliance has declared itself the largest bloc repeatedly, there is a case to be made that as long as it does not have an agreed PM candidate it doesn’t exist in a way that is interesting to the Iraqi government formation and that the State of Law bloc of PM Maliki – whose candidate is Maliki – is the biggest bloc. It is being reported that Masum will meet soon with the Shiite alliance to clarify these things. Unless a PM candidate emerges, Maliki could legitimately complain to the federal supreme court that Masum is wasting his time with a non-existent political alliance. http://gulfanalysis.wordpress.com/20...new-president/


    " The biggest bloc in the Iraqi parliament that also has a PM candidate is currently State of Law, whose candidate of course is Nuri al-Maliki. Members of this bloc, including Maliki himself, are now explicitly demanding the right to form a government, separate from the rest of the putative pan-Shiite alliance. Unless a bigger bloc comes up with a candidate before the constitutional timeline for PM nomination expires on 8 August (or a few days later if holidays are counted), President Fuad Masum has a constitutional duty to charge Maliki with forming his third government, regardless of whether he has a realistic chance of reaching an absolute majority when he presents it to parliament for approval or a second attempt by another candidate will be needed. " http://gulfanalysis.wordpress.com/20...ouble-in-iraq/ http://gulfanalysis.wordpress.com/20...ouble-in-iraq/


    National Alliance holds decisive meeting next Thursday to name PM

    05/08/2014 13:22:00

    BAGHDAD / NINA / A source in the National Alliance said that the alliance will hold a crucial meeting next Thursday to nominate its candidate for prime minister from the state of law.

    The source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / today that "the religious authority has given a deadline to the National Alliance ends next Thursday to announce its candidate for prime minister, and within the constitutional period.

    He added that "the blocs, within the State of Law, will be asked to choose a candidate for each bloc for a vote within the meeting which will be held next Thursday and then who gets the highest votes, will be the candidate of the National Alliance, and will be presented for a vote in the House of Representatives."





    Feeling heat, Maliki warns Sistani against opposing third term

    On July 25, the official website of Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani posted an article reporting that Sistani has called on Iraqi officials not to cling to their positions, alluding to the insistence of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on seeking a third term. Official spokespeople for Sistani have previously criticized the performance of the Iraqi government, as well as the stances of Maliki himself; this, however, is the first time that Sistani has directly demanded Maliki withdraw his candidacy.

    Summary⎙ Print Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani hinted at Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s intention to seek a third term, saying that Iraqi officials should not cling to their positions in power.

    Author Ali Mamouri

    Posted August 8, 2014

    Translator(s)Steffi Chakti

    The article came in response to the stance of Sayyid Mahmoud Shahroudi — a prominent religious figure known for his close ties with Iran’s leadership and the Maliki-led Dawa Party — in support of Maliki. The website also noted the support of other Shiite religious authorities in Qom and Najaf for Sistani's position.​

    In another development, Sayyid Jafaar al-Sadr, the son of the the Dawa Party founder, called on all of Dawa's leading members to end their support for Maliki, since the latter is the main obstacle to settling disputes and forming a new government.

    In the same context, the Badr and independent blocs belonging to Maliki’s State of Law Coalition announced they would split from the coalition if Maliki insisted on a third term. This means the coalition would lose the majority of votes within the National Iraqi Alliance, from which the prime minister should be chosen.

    Maliki sent a warning text message to the office of Sistani. Al-Monitor learned the content of the message, which reads: “It is with great dissatisfaction that I received the hint that your official delivered during the Friday sermon in Karbala about officials not clinging to their posts. The majority of Shiites and the enemies of the political process figured that I was the one concerned. This is why I ask you, as prime minister who was elected for two terms, as the leader of the largest coalition, and as the [politician] who won the highest number of votes in the third session, to clarify your stance and end your involvement in the political process and the choosing of the prime minister. [I ask you] to limit your role to the provision of religious and moral guidance to your followers and leave politics to politicians. Iraq is going through a delicate phase in its political and security history and I cannot, amid these circumstances, give up on my national duty to protect the unity of Iraq and its people and defend the rights of those who voted for me.”

    The Iraqi political system is parliamentary, not presidential, and candidates' number of votes do not influence their nomination for governmental positions. They are strictly chosen through the votes of the members of parliament. The State of Law Coalition joined the National Alliance during the first parliamentary session, which makes the alliance the largest coalition and the one to name the prime minister. This alliance will be threatened with division if Maliki insists on running for a third term.

    This came in tandem with news that Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei called on Maliki to step down, in clear support for Sistani’s position. These rapid developments angered Maliki, who felt the developments were quickly mounting against his wish for a third term.

    Maliki expressed his anger on Aug. 6 during his weekly speech, when he warned against outside attempts to intervene in the naming of the next prime minister. He said these attempts violate the political and constitutional process, threatening that all hell would break loose if an attempt was made to unconstitutionally name a prime minister.

    Clearly, this speech is Maliki’s last attempt to instill fear among his rivals related to his stepping down. This speech is, however, a far cry from being a real threat. Maliki has no political or security power to allow him to hold on to his post if Sistani and Iran explicitly oppose his candidacy.



    Source: The parliament's session postponed to Monday instead of tomorrow

    09/08/2014 11:58:00

    BAGHDAD / NINA / A parliamentary source said that the parliamentary session, scheduled on Sunday, was postponed to next Monday.

    He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "the parliamentary session, scheduled tomorrow, was postponed to next Monday," without giving any details about the reason for the postponement.


    and, now a reason,

    Parliament session postponed to next Monday

    Saturday, 09 August 2014 14:34

    Baghdad (AIN) –The Parliament Speakership postponed the parliament session to next Monday.

    Parliamentary source stated to AIN "The Speaker, Saleem al-Jobouri, and the Deputy Speaker, Haider al-Ebadi and Aram al-Sheikh decided to postpone the session to next Monday to give the political blocs a chance to finalize its discussions to nominate a candidate for the Premier Post."


    and or, but maybe

    Parliament rapporteur announces holding parliament session on Sunday

    Saturday, 09 August 2014 19:57

    Baghdad (AIN) –The parliament rapporteur, Niyazi Ouglu, announces holding the parliament session on Sunday.

    Speaking to AIN, Ouglu said "The parliament will hold its session on next Sunday at 12:00 p.pm where the session agenda includes discussing the file of the displaced families and the formation of the parliamentary committees."

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    Maliki meets with Parliament Speaker

    Breaking News… Maliki meets with Parliament Speaker

    10/08/2014 11:52:00

    BAGHDAD / NINA / Parliament Speaker, Salim al-Jubouri met with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Sunday 10, August.

    An informed source said that the two sides discussed political and security developments.


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    Re: Maliki meets with Parliament Speaker

    ISIL transports its dead terrorists to Syria

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 10:53

    Baghdad (AIN) –An intelligent source stated that the ISIL terrorists started to collect the corpses of their dead terrorists.

    Security source stated to AIN "The ISIL terrorists transport the corpses of their terrorists elements to Syria in order not to make the security forces seize them to count them."


    * AHHHHHH !, the good ole days of the Viet Nam body count, napalm in the morning air .................... "


    Senior leader in the Islamic State killed with 11 others by an Air strike in Mosul
    10/08/2014 13:07:00

    BAGHDAD / NINA / The security forces have killed the leader of the so-called break-border battalion affiliated with the Islamic State, Abu Mohammed Al-Adnani / Saudi nationality /, in bombardment targeted the Qahtaniyah area in Mosul. "

    A security source said in a press statement today that "the Air strike also killed at least 11 of his followers while they were with him," noting that" Al-Adnani is leader of the armed terrorists smuggling arms and oil from and to Syria, ".

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    Change bloc calls parliament to give priority to Budget law, displaced file

    Change bloc calls parliament to give priority to Budget law, displaced file

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 11:20

    Baghdad (AIN) –The Change bloc called the parliament to give priority to the Budget law and the displaced families' file.

    The head of the bloc, Hoshyar Abdullah, stated to AIN "Due to the current situation in Iraq, the citizens want to witness a priority to the issues that are in a direct touch with their interests such as the Budget law and the file of the displaced families."

    "Fighting terrorism and the coordination between the Iraqi Army and the Kurdish forces must also taken into consideration by the parliament," he concluded.


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    Re: Change bloc calls parliament to give priority to Budget law, displaced file

    National Alliance

    Citizen confirms that Haider Abadi is the "front-runner for prime minister" and stick to the law Maliki :


    " ...... elected member of Iraqi Parliament in 2005 and chaired the parliamentary committee for Economy, Investment and Reconstruction. Al-Abadi was re-elected as member of Iraqi Parliament representing Baghdad

    in the general election held on March 7, 2010. In 2013, he chaired the Finance Committee and was at the center of a parliamentary dispute over the allocation of the 2013 Iraqi budget. [7]

    Al-Abadi's name was circulated as a prime ministerial candidate during the formation of the Iraqi government in 2006 during which Ibrahim al-Jaafari was replaced by Nouri al-Maliki as Prime Minister.

    In 2008, Al-Abadi remained steadfast in his support of Iraqi sovereignty, insisting on specific conditions to the agreement with the U.S. regarding presence in Iraq.[8]

    In 2009, Al-Abadi was identified by the Middle East Economic Digest as a key person to watch in Iraq's reconstruction.[6]

    He is an active member of the Iraq Petroleum Advisory Committee, participating in the Iraq Petroleum Conferences of 2009-2012.[9]

    He was one of several Iraqi politicians supporting a suit against Blackwater as a result of the 2010 dismissal of criminal charges against Blackwater personnel involved the 2007 killing of 17 Iraqi civilians.[10]

    Al-Abadi was again tipped as a possible Prime Minister during the tough negotiations between Iraqi political blocs after the elections of 2010 to choose a replacement to incumbent PM Noori Al-Maliki.



    * Of course he is the recently elected Deputy Speaker of Parliament ( 1st ) , but now more interesting by reason of the article(s) mentioning his possible nomination and admissibility as Prime Minister.

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    National Alliance finally presenting the owners versus withdrawal: our candidate will

    National Alliance finally presenting the owners versus withdrawal: our candidate will be presented to the infallible Today

    Sun Aug 10 2014
    04:12 | (Voice of Iraq)

    Baghdad / Mohammad Sabah
    Seemed Badr and the citizen and the Liberals and confident on Saturday, the National Alliance will present its candidate for prime minister during the next few hours, Sunday afternoon where end deadline given to them by the President of the Republic, deputies said about these blocks that the candidate will necessarily conform to the opinion and specifications of the religious authority, which emphasized the it must have an acceptability by all national parties, in repeated signals to widespread opposition to the policies of Nuri al-Maliki, leader of a coalition of state law and who clings to his job, threatening to hold Panevrat largest Shiite bloc in parliament.

    Lawmakers said the National Alliance, made ​​a presentation to the owners spend a stint sovereign sites versus withdraw his candidacy to head the government, while confirming the Liberal bloc that al-Maliki looking for assurances not to pursue him legally, noting that the coalition Show "taught within the state of law and await the response." He criticized the representative of the Supreme religious authority in Karbala, the first on Friday, continuing conflict and disagreement on the position of prime minister, returned clinging to the job "a terrible mistake", should be shunned by those who feel responsibility before the people, and called on the Iraqi political forces to work, "according to a unified vision", taking into account the rights of all citizens. "
    The MP said the Liberal bloc of the Sadrist movement Tariq Kikhany told the "term", that the postponement of the parliamentary session to on Monday came as requested by site of some of the blocks of the National Alliance to make room for consensus on the character of the next prime minister and ensure that enjoys admissibility. "Added Kikhany that "a coalition of state law still up for grabs by asking for an alternative candidate Nouri al-Maliki, which delayed submission of the National Alliance candidate for the position of prime minister," stressing that "the National Alliance will present its candidate to the President Fuad Masum tomorrow (noon on Sunday)."
    He said Sadrist lawmaker for the province of Karbala, saying that "the National Alliance candidate would be consistent with the orientations of the religious authority in Najaf that has the admissibility of all political parties and enjoy efficient," noting that "all the blocks of the coalition with the exception of a limited supporter of al-Maliki, opposed his candidacy now, In response to the opinion of reference. "
    And on the reasons behind the delay in the submission of the National Alliance candidate for prime minister said Kikhany "The rule of law has objections to more than one candidate put forward by the National Alliance for the selection of someone to head the government."
    He added that "al-Maliki wants assurances from the leaders of the National Alliance in return for withdrawing his candidacy from the third mandate, not to pursue him legally, as well as give him a sovereign position in the state," pointing out that "the coalition is willing to give him either as vice president or deputy prime minister or a sovereign ministries" .
    He added that "al-Maliki and his coalition are studying the National Alliance display and wait for response in the coming hours."
    For her part, Badr bloc led by Hadi al-Amiri, that the meetings of the National Alliance, ongoing and continuous, and will not stop until they nominate a candidate as prime minister. "
    The MP said the bloc Abdul Razzaq Mahabs "long", "The State of Law and the National Alliance are committed to the guidance of the religious authority, and therefore our candidate for the presidency of the government is subject to the conditions requested by a reference admissibility."
    Mahabs added that "the National Alliance will present its candidate in accordance with the constitutional periods, which will expire on Sunday after extended by the President of the Republic," asserting that the coalition will present its candidate for President of the Republic Fuad Masum, on Sunday evening. "
    For his part, MP Habib Terminal on the mass of the citizen to the post of prime minister of the positions that need to be lengthy discussions before naming any particular candidate because of security conditions facing the country.
    The Terminal "long" in the next few hours will decide the National Alliance candidate through the new prime minister, "stressing that the Alliance candidate will have the admissibility by all the political blocs and this is emphasized by the religious authority."
    He pointed out the leadership of the Supreme Council that "our candidate for prime minister intended to work according to the system of the National Alliance for four years, coming in interaction and consultation in all steps taken," pointing out that there are "five names on the table as substitutes for al-Maliki, currently under negotiation."
    He stressed that "the choice of one of five candidates would be consistent with the visions of the religious authority in Najaf," noting that "the coalition will be resolved is the candidate in the coming hours and there is no postponement after the constitutional deadline."


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    Currency Auctions

    Currency Auctions

    Announcement No. (2739)

    The latest daily currency auction was held in the Central Bank of Iraq on the 09-08-2014 The Port on 10-08-2014 results were as follows:

    Details Notes
    Number of banks 7
    Auction price selling dinar / US$ 1166
    Auction price buying dinar / US$ -----
    Amount sold at auction price (US$) 65,136,000
    Amount purchased at Auction price (US$) -----
    Total offers for buying (US$) 65,136,000
    Total offers for selling (US$) -----

    Announcement No. (2740)

    The latest daily currency auction was held in the Central Bank of Iraq on the 10-8-2014 results were as follows:

    Details Notes
    Number of banks 16
    Auction price selling dinar / US$ 1166
    Auction price buying dinar / US$ -----
    Amount sold at auction price (US$) 180,719,000
    Amount purchased at Auction price (US$) -----
    Total offers for buying (US$) 180,719,000
    Total offers for selling (US$) -----

    Exchange rates ( * Unchanged and constant at 1,217 since 3 August 2014 http://www.cbi.iq/documents/CBI_FORE...E_AUCTIONS.pdf )


  8. #8

    Yezidi MP calls for military actions to liberate Mosul

    Yezidi MP calls for military actions to liberate Mosul

    10/08/2014 12:24:00

    BAGHDAD / NINA / Yezidi MP, from the Kurdistan Alliance, Salem Jumaa demanded to take military action to liberate Mosul and all the areas seized by the Islamic State (IS).

    He said in a news conference attended by a number of minority MPs that "the first military steps that must be taken is to shut down roads leading to Syria, which being exploited by the terrorists in their entry and deliver their supplies."

    He called to speed providing financial grants for displaced people and increased staff of the Ministry of Immigration and compensate those affected people, stressing the need for coordination between the Peshmerga forces and federal forces to Liberate Mosul.


    * Interesting expectation / demand regarding a " renewed offensive " in Mosul when just yesterday the " barbarians were at the gates " of Erbil and a couple of U.S. airstrikes away from another humanitarian disaster. We obviously do not have the whole story or a good understanding of the military situation in Iraq, or may be it is just my own ignorance "

  9. #9

    State of Law: President of the Republic will cost ( * Read as " charge " or " designa

    State of Law: President of the Republic will cost ( * Read as " charge " or " designate ", IMO ) the biggest bloc, which entered the first session of parliament!

    Dated: August 10, 2014

    BAGHDAD / Network News, Iraq: MP for the coalition of state law Messenger Satisfied that his coalition will cost by the President of the Republic Fuad Masum, to form a government Aljdidh.obin Radi today that "According to court filings, the contexts in constitutional and legal that the President of the Republic will cost the biggest bloc, which entered the first session of parliament, indicating "The Federal Court has given its opinion that the biggest bloc in advance is that it instructs the president to form a Aovernmh.oadav that the" coalition of the rule of law are part of the National Alliance, which is the largest bloc within the coalition, stressing his coalition Maliki stuck to his candidacy for the presidency of Wazzra.otantha deadline given to the National Alliance to submit its candidate for prime minister midnight on Sunday, in time did not cost the president so far the largest parliamentary bloc to submit its candidate for the post of the new Prime Minister, as a result of holding a coalition of state law being put on it is the parliamentary bloc of the most numerous, with signals for enabling coalition resolve the issue before the end of deadline.


  10. #10

    The Presidency of Parliament and Presidents were holding a meeting to resolve the iss

    The Presidency of Parliament and Presidents were holding a meeting to resolve the issue, "the largest bloc"

    Agency day 8
    August 10, 2014


    Held the Presidency of Parliament and the heads of political parliamentary blocs, on Sunday, meeting before the start of the ordinary Parliament session today to discuss the biggest bloc in Parliament.

    Correspondent ((day)) that "the Presidency of the Parliament meeting, today, in Parliament, with the heads of political blocs to discuss the biggest bloc in Parliament, with the mandate to form the Government expected".

    The Iraqi Parliament will be held, Sunday, its normal to resolve the larger bloc would cost the candidate to form a Government, after Parliament adjourned Monday, dropping suddenly and Announces hearing on Sunday.


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