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    Nujaifi withdraw from the session and Peshmerga prevents his bodyguards from entering the parliament hall

    Tuesday, 08 January 2013 13:09

    Shafaq News / A parliamentary source revealed on Tuesday, that the parliament Speaker, Osama al-Nujaifi withdrew from today's session on the back ground of a verbal altercations and scuffles among some MPs, noting that the Peshmerga forces prevented Nujaifiís bodyguards from entering the hall.
    The source said in an interview with "Shafaq News" that "after verbal altercations between members of the parliament within the parliament hall, Nujaifiís bodyguards tried to enter to take the latter out but Peshmerga forces stationed there have prevented their entry."
    The source added that "Nujaifi went out of the hall and the session has been postponed for one hour."
    A parliamentary source revealed on Tuesday, that the MP form State of law coalition (SLC), Ali al-Shalah received punches from two MPs from Ahrar bloc that represents the Sadrist movement after a fist fight within today's session of the parliament.

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    Interpol denies suspending its activities in Iraq[/B][/SIZE][/SIZE]

    Tuesday, 08 January 2013 14:33

    Shafaq News / The International Police "Interpol" denied on Tuesday, the news reported on the closure of its office in Baghdad , while pointed out that the information mentioned in it is "incorrect" and confirmed that Interpol has not suspended its activities in Baghdad.
    The press office of Interpol said in a statement in which "Shafaq News" received a copy of it that, "we deny the mentioned information under the title " Interpol suspends its activities in Iraq to protest the lack of impartiality of the judiciary, "noting that" Interpol didn’t suspend its activities with Iraq and didn’t approach the Iraqi authorities on anything about the subject.”
    The statement said, "In every country of the member countries of Interpol, National Central Bureaus of Interpol (NCB) acts as a contact point between the country and the general Secretariat," noting that "there is one service from the NCB in each member country, and that in Iraq , it is under the authority of the Ministry of Interior. "
    Sources in the General Secretariat of Interpol said in a statement to Asharq al-Awsat Newspaper on Sunday, briefed by "Shafaq News" that "the Secretariat sent a letter to the Iraqi government informing it with the majority voting of its members not to implement any decisions issued by the Iraqi judiciary after the general Secretariat of the organization was confirmed that these decisions are not neutral, especially the conviction resolutions and sentences issued against some Iraqi figures.”

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    After Allawi's visit to the UAE .. Sheikh Mohammed asked to hold a meeting with Obama to discuss the issue of al-Maliki and his support for Iran!!
    On: Tuesday 08/01/2013 11:53 am

    Baghdad _ Mohammed al-Hiti
    Telegraph quoted Sheikh Mohammed (right) lack of confidence in the possibility of working with the Maliki government of Iran.

    In diplomatic cables U.S. leaked WikiLeaks, said the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed commander of U.S. Central Command, General John Abizaid, "I think I and (Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki) are working on two waves different, both but two broadcasters completely different. "
    Telegram issued by the U.S. Embassy in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi in 2010 which is a record of a meeting between a number of Emirati leaders and Gen. Abizaid, and cable shows that Sheikh Mohammed asked Abizaid that Iraq will be the first topic to be addressed in the meeting.
    Sheikh Mohammed expressed lack of confidence in the possibility of working with the Maliki government and expressed concern about the escalating level of violence against Iraq's Sunnis, and expressed his displeasure to exaggerate the danger of the Iraqi Baath Party, describing the process as a "process is necessary to deflect attention."
    The Telegraph quoted Sheikh as saying: "The deal with the problem that does not exist in fact lead to more problems," emphasized to Abizaid that the Saudis will not provide support for any Iraqi Sunni Muslim group with a link to al-Qaida.
    Telegraphic request also revealed the former Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi support him Emirates, but the UAE did not seem enthusiastic about it and said to him, "The time has not yet come."
    Noteworthy that Sheikh Mohammed and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki exchanged visits in 2008, where Maliki visited the United Arab Emirates and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and went to Baghdad, Emiratis asked Americans to provide them with drone to counter Iran (Getty)
    Public attitudes
    On the Iranian issue, said John Abizaid, the Emiratis that the United States wants from her friends to stand with them publicly against Iran, and warned that the statements Emirati with weak tone indirectly will only encourage the Iranians to move forward in their projects.
    Emiratis eschewed - by telegram - commitment to approve the request Abizaid. And initiated by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed to move to talk to Saudi Arabia, saying that will take up the Iranians against undoubtedly strongly, but urged U.S. home to provide his country with Emirates aircraft "Predator B" drone, saying "Give me my Predator."
    Sheikh Mohammed stressed that the issue of access or Iran's development of advanced weapons is a matter of time and said, "For this we need that first ... give me Predator B. Should the Iranians know that there is a price for each decision they take. They lying every day, and should be be dealt with before they do something tragic. "
    But Sheikh Mohammed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and ended his speech by stressing Abizaid that the UAE "not yet ready" to confront Iran.
    Popular support
    The meeting also tackled the Lebanese issue, where Sheikh Mohammed stressed that Hezbollah has committed a "big mistake" in estimating the size of the Lebanese popular support him and said that the party "does not enjoy the support of the majority of the Lebanese people."
    The meeting discussed the military techniques used by Hezbollah in the 2006 war, and specifically mentioned - by telegram - Multi owning forces you big party of anti-tank weapons. John Abizaid admitted that Hezbollah has military technologies do not own a lot of the official Arab armies.
    The International Peace Research Institute and the status of the Swedish capital Stockholm had said in April / April 2009 The United Arab Emirates ranked 15 in the list of the biggest buyers of arms in the world between 1999 and 2003.
    It is noteworthy that the UAE has focused on strengthening its arsenal air and anti-missile In December / December 2008 bought Emirates Patriot American in a deal worth $ 3.3 million U.S., and are continuing negotiations with the United States to acquire weapons of advanced air defense billions of dollars. On the other hand , managed systems company Odikum UAE specialized in military technology from the launch of the first plane drones for training in February / February.


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