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    Beirut Raef Ayyash.

    Unfinishednames involved in the corruption of Russian arms permanently, but the names involved from confidante Iraqi Prime Minister unfolded so far five prominent names are Ahmed Nouri al-Maliki prime minister's son and his strong influence in his office and other devices, and his media Ali al-Moussawi, who is mandated to open accounts urgent and multiple in Beirut at the Bank of Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates branch Ashrafieh, to make remittances multiple between Baghdad and Beirut and the UAE. and prominent names that were traded in the media and provided testimony and statements confused two Izzat Shabandar and Ali al-Dabbagh, the first leader active in the list of the National Alliance Party has trade relations vast especially with a man Lebanese businessman known George Nader, speaks businessmen in Beirut that Nader is Tell Shabandar deal, opening his door access to its line, insisted to join a delegation Maliki to Moscow in his recent visit to agree on a deal. Lama spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh is the owner of commercial relations extended The complex with Russian companies, has imposed itself on the deal since its beginnings, taking advantage of its trade relations with the Russians and the multiplicity of his travels to Moscow. But Dabbagh ties strained with Shabandar However adviser to Maliki's media, and this was a point difference that led to the leak preliminary information about corruption in the deal. Shabandar Light on Musawi and Chairman of the Defense Committee in the Iraqi parliament Hassan Sinead deal and large commission that can be obtained, and invited them to intervene to keep Dabbagh them, and found the latter two that use Ibn al-Maliki will provide power to this axis versus axis Dabbagh, went was also on the line against an appropriate share. According to private information, both Shabandar and Skinner, as a result of conflict and competition between them, exchanged feelings of fear, and try each anticipate events of rhythm Pegrema, rushed all individually to make general references to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, to record testimony Tnfhma if exposure deal, which Event later already. Musawi traveled to Beirut to open bank accounts, but he failed in his mission, the officials refused to Bank of Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates to open accounts for being suspicious and contrary to official procedures, the same number accounts require the presence of people in all their documents official, or Btukelat certified official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, resorted Moussawi one Hezbollah officials in Beirut to facilitate the task, but the official declined to do so wryly severe and expelled from his office. was Moussawi carries another important which make direct transfers to other financing transactions, to one of his brothers in the field of oil, has traveled to Beirut under the guidance of Shabandar controlled him and describes as ring in his hand.reactions scandal still exist, and members of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee conducting the investigation, face problems integrity turn, and pursued by financial scandals related to currency exchange and the issue of the Central Bank, where highlights name Chairman Bahaa al-Araji leader of the Sadrist movement. and Araji was involved in several issues of financial corruption, has gathered numerous reports that he takes the proportion of financial corrupt senior officials for silence on their files, and the proportion is as high as ten per cent for each file. But his involvement in the Central Bank is the most dangerous faced by now, and was forced to اللوذ silence when Maliki confirmed and deputies in the state law that Araji offered payment worth five million dollars for silence on his involvement in the scandal's central bank. and the list of those involved Ali Abdul Aziz al-Badri and Defense Minister Agency Saadoun al-Dulaimi, a group of senior officers.


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    Congress, the observer.
    Consistent main blocs of parties and entities Kurdish and Sunni to be Iraqi national security adviser Faleh al-Fayad substitute for Maliki in the prime minister, according to what was said by deputies from the Iraqi List, as well as during the trading name of hospitality in a meeting of the Kurdish groups on the sidelines of its last meeting in Arbil. has returned attempts to withdraw confidence from the Prime Minister to appear again, which he referred to Maliki told a news conference on Saturday, stressing that he has procedures in this regard without that comes on other details. was Faleh al-Fayad is the name agreed upon by the Kurdistan Alliance and the blocks Sunni in the previous time during the meetings of Arbil famous and which was attended by Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, before withdrawing from front-confidence motion. enjoys Fayad close ties with Kurdish leaders and Sunni, as he proved its efficiency in the rounds of negotiations between the political blocs. was Fayad is the candidate agreed upon by several political parties in a period of escalating activity seeking to withdraw confidence from the Maliki in the first time, since it is an acceptable option of political blocs and the Arab world as well as Iran and Turkey.


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    Saturday, December 8, 2012 16:52
    Demonstrations demanding services and threats to cut off roads and sit north of Baghdad

    BAGHDAD / Baghdadiya News / .. Tazahralamiat of the people of Husseiniya area northeast of Baghdad, hundreds Saturday, demanding the government services and activate the project sewage Almtlki and full reset on the streets.
    They stressed the need to open the control of the people and alleviate congestion found in it, which prevents access of employees and workers to their jobs and their constituencies in addition to completing projects committee crowd national and included complete cladding and paving the street between coming and going in the control of the people as causing confusion large car. "
    The protesters said in a statement to the reporter / the Baghdadiya News / they "Omhluwa government one month to implement their demands, threatening to sit and cut the road between Baghdad and the northern provinces in the event of non-implementation of their demands.


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    Nujaifi: solving Baghdad - Erbil crisis waiting for the military commissionsí meeting
    Saturday, 08 December 2012 13:46

    Shafaq News / The Iraqi Parliament Speaker, Osama al-Nujaifi confirmed Saturday, that the federal government and the regional government are waiting for the joint committees of technicians and senior leaders meeting to end the disputed areas crisis.

    Nujaifi said in a statement issued by his office in which "Shafaq News" received a copy of it that during a meeting with the Ambassador of the Arab League States to Iraq, Naji Shalgham said that "We are waiting for the meeting of the of the technicians and senior leaders committees to end the crisis".

    The speaker of the parliament, Osama al-Nujaifi has held talks on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week to resolve the crisis of massing the forces in Kirkuk province by the federal government and Kurdistan Region.

    The speaker of the parliament launched an initiative that include the withdrawal of the army and Peshmerga forces from the tension points and replacing it by the local police in order to alleviate the crisis and ensure that there will not be a direct military confrontation.

    Prime Minister , Nuri al-Maliki announced on Thursday, the progress of the ongoing dialogues about the solution in the disputed areas crisis between the federal government and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), noting that there were two submitted proposals for discussion in this file.

    The crisis erupted between the federal government and the region on the back ground of the formation of Dijla leadership forces assigned with security tasks in Kirkuk, Diyala, Salahuddin provinces that was followed by an armed clash between these forces and a force of Peshmerga inTuz Khurmato.

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    Najafi and Governor of the Central Bank and the agency discuss reforms and independence of the Bank's work done
    Saturday, 08 January 1 / December 2012 16:22

    [Baghdad - where]

    Search House Speaker Osama Nujaifi with the Governor of the Central Bank and Abdul Basit Turki Agency reforms carried out by the Central Bank under the recommendations made by the committee in parliament.

    A statement by his office, the agency received all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that "Turkish explained enables the central bank to control the dollar exchange rate and update system mechanism of action and communication with institutions and government departments other and work to fill vacancies competencies artistic able leadership and able."

    For his part, Nujaifi stressed "the need to complete the ongoing investigations on the subject of the Central Bank and the support of the House of Representatives the independence of this institution, parliament also expressed his willingness to accept any legal amendment envisages the central bank conducted".

    At the end of the meeting assured the governor of the central bank and the agency head of the House of Representatives on the Bank's business, which took follow the path of success and accuracy after signs of control over the exchange rate of the dollar and interest rates and strengthen the bank's profits.

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    12/08/2012 (23:00 pm)

    The World Bank's : Shabibi professional and competent nor central authority only to Iraq's parliament

    BAGHDAD / Mohammad

    The World Bank said, on Saturday, he was sending a "technical committee" to evaluate the work of the Central Bank of Iraq, and stressed the importance of the independence of the Central confirmed that he is accountable to the parliament has nothing to do with the government of Iraq.
    The World Bank described Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi Iraqi personality professional and competent in his work, but he considered his dismissal and the issuance of a warrant for his arrest "a sovereign Iraqi issue."
    In the meantime, warned the Economic Commission of the continuation of the "reserve currency," adding that Chapter VII allows the United Nations to impose its control over the central bank in order to protect Iraqi funds from fraud and smuggling.
    Revealed the parliamentary Finance Committee reached the inquiry file of the central bank to the involvement of banks associated with the politicians of money laundering.
    The House of Representatives has announced early November for the formation of a new committee to investigate the implications of the central bank, a day after confirmation of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki that the warheads big fall issue, also stressed that it is not acting funds Iraqi, but had no information on the size or the location of the deposit.
    The Cabinet decided to mid-October, past the prime BSA Abdul Basit Turki functions of the central bank governor and agency after the issuance of an arrest warrant for the central bank governor and a number of officials in corruption cases.
    In an interview with the "long" on Saturday, said Mary Helen Brinkel, Special Representative of the World Bank in Iraq, "the World Bank did not send any team or committee to the CBI to investigate the processes of corruption or money laundering so far."
    But responsible international confirmed "the World Bank's intention to send a technical team to the Iraqi Central holds targets and technical competence on the discussion of the question of reserves of Iraqi cash assets."
    She explains that "the team will help the Iraqi Central Bank on how to manage backups of the assets of cash," pointing out that "various international banks in the world use the reserve to generate revenue, and through that you these banks financed management costs banks, and provide the necessary training or other purposes" .
    The Brinkel stressed that "the World Bank's mission in Iraq is the help of the central bank to reach the best possible way to manage its existing reserves, but we have not had any audit or examination of the work of the CBI."
    And about the relationship between the CBI and the Iraqi government, which is trying to control it, the official said International said, "The CBI is an independent body has nothing to do with the government and is not responsible for the government, and Parliament alone, which has to do with his work."
    They pointed out that "the performance of the Central Bank of Iraq, if it is flowing to continue its work must be an independent body."
    And opinion World Bank pressures facing the central bank, especially after the sacking of governor Sinan al-Shabibi and issue an arrest warrant against him, confirmed that "Shabibi man professional specialist and competent in the performance of his work, but the issue of his dismissal is a special case and sovereign of sovereignty of the country and freedom and are not concerned in this regard."
    Turn confirms Ahmed al-Alwani, head of the parliamentary economic committee, "the existence of smuggling of hard currency from Iraq to Iran and Syria."
    Alwani adds, in an interview for the "long", that "Iraq is still under Chapter VII, which allows the United Nations to protect Iraq's internal funds and external in international banks and save them from manipulation and transfers."
    According to Chairman of the Economic Committee that "there is a lot of suspicion in the work of the Iraqi Central Bank, including money laundering and smuggling of foreign currency to both Iran and Syria, which has raised international concerns."
    And points out that "these smuggling operations are carried out by some of the banks that have agendas and links with internal figures facilitate her to pass through to the outside," attributing "weak regulatory factor."
    And government interference in the work of the Central Bank of Iraq, al-Alwani that there is a conflict between the central government and the parliament after the government's attempt to dominate the bank and then control over fiscal policy of the bank.
    He believed that "these interventions gave way to many in the exploitation of chaos and to have engaged in money laundering which prompted UN to intervene."
    For his part, the secretary said Hadi, a member of the Finance Committee, said the "internationalist delegation which will visit Iraq is to be found on the functioning of the CBI."
    He added Hadi, told the "long" yesterday that the "fact-finding committee in the case of the central bank set up by the House of Representatives and found there are five local banks are conducting money laundering managed by some of the characters and the political parties", and pointed out that "this file will waste significant figures because of its involvement with corruption and smuggling of hard aunt. "
    And said a member of the Finance Committee that "the bank employees detained have sufficient and adequate information about the involvement of these politicians in detail which led Integrity Authority to verify the information contained in the report of the House of Representatives in this regard."


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