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Wealthwatch Chat Room News & Comments 4-16-16 Part 1 of 2
chattels: Parliamentary Integrity: we're going to reveal the corruption of the oil licensing rounds and hold negligent
chattels: The reality gap between " we're going to ........... " and " doing or done " continues to abound and defies credibility.
chattels: "the cleric Moqtada al - Sadr met in Beirut , Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah , " noting that " al- Sadr discussed with Nasrallah developments of the tense political situation in Iraq."
she added that " Sadr 's presence in Beirut coincided with the presence of Jawad al - Shahristani , the Solicitor General of the reference Ali al - Sistani, which gives the impression of a tripartite consultation is going on in Beirut and possibly quad with news about the presence of a representative of former Prime Minister Nuri al - Maliki in Beirut participate in the meetings. "
Read more: http://www.sotaliraq.com/newsitem.php?id=327202#ixzz45w6rEbgq
chattels: the economist magazine : " the preparations for the Iraqi forces to liberate the city of Mosul , the second largest city controlled by the organization (Daash) in Iraq faces "obstacles and challenges" this year, as showed that these forces do not have sufficient capacity the liberation of the city despite the presence of US advisers, confirmed that finding by US forces on the ground could take a new president of the United States which would delay the liberation of the city to the next year. "
Read more: http://www.sotaliraq.com/newsitem.php?id=327236#ixzz45w82Bthh
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chattels: Worried about the collapse of the political process in Iraq
chattels: " declined Abadi what happened in parliament, warned that the dispute over the reform becomes a gateway to more «chaos and fragmentation and shuffling papers to waste the main objective», and considered that the current atmosphere «Do not allow to leave the country in a government or a political vacuum », saying« not be allowed to drag the country into « the unknown and falling into the abyss "
chattels: The World Bank is considering to suspend financial aid to the Iraqi government because of the confusion made in the House of Representatives
chattels: " Najafi announced that the United States refuses to dismiss al - Jubouri, said in a statement yesterday that he had discussed the matter with presidential envoy American Bert Macgork and Ambassador Stuart Jones, though «necessary national position in charge require the defense of democracy
and the constitution and to reject any attempt to exceed the norms, standards, laws and regulations, so we defend the presidency of the parliament and of Dr. Salim al - Jubouri , according to the defense of legitimate and the state and the continuation of the political process base "
chattels: If one wonders how the U.S. can " control " or influence the legislative process in Iraq consider the " power of the purse " through the World Bank and otherwise.
chattels: Nevertheless, the U.S. wants Iraq to lead the fight against DAESH. It is a " high stakes game ".
chattels: Arguably the prospects of our liquidity event hang in the balance.
chattels: To quote Kirk H. Sowell, " What a mess. "
chattels: Tomorrow's parliamentary session may be very interesting, eh ?
chattels: Parliament will hold its meeting tomorrow, ..........................
chattels: 5:45 AM EST UPDATE... PARLIAMENT SESSION HELD... AMAZING... IT IS AFTER NOON IN BAGHDAD, AND THE MEDIA CAN NOT GET THEIR STORIES STRAIGHT.. http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=4530
chattels: susannah george @sgreports 24m24 minutes ago me: "I am so confused" Iraqi MP: "it's ok, we all are"
chattels: susannah george Retweeted jane arraf @janearraf 5h5 hours ago Protestors in #Baghdad's Tahrir square, protestors in parliament - what is it US officials like to say? 'Democracy is messy' I think.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell Retweeted jane arraf @janearraf 5h5 hours ago #Iraq speaker al-Jabouri postpones parliament session today due to security concerns pending reassurance from security forces, intel service
chattels: jane arraf @janearraf 3h3 hours ago Looks like no #Iraq parliament session today - state run TV says number of MPS willing to attend has fallen to 130 as negotiations continue.
chattels: jane arraf Retweeted Farhad Alaaldin @farhad965 3h3 hours ago #Iraq reform: there was no quorum, parliament session postponed till Monday to allow more time for negotiations
chattels: jane arraf Retweeted Dlawer Ala'Aldeen @Dlawer 2h2 hours ago Iraq parliament split into 2;House of Shi'a into 3. Separate security arrangements around Green zone.Urgent dialogue needed 2 avoid collapse
chattels: jane arraf @janearraf 11m11 minutes ago Muqtada Sadr issues 72-hour deadline to change #Iraq government or says it will be up to the people. Hand-written note also insults Maliki.
chattels: Sajad Jiyad @SajadJiyad 44m44 minutes ago Statement by @Mu_AlSadr calls for resignation of cabinet & public pressure for change, attacks @nourialmalikiiq
chattels: Sajad Jiyad @SajadJiyad 25m25 minutes ago Statement indirectly supports Jibouri as Speakers, calls for @HaiderAlAbadi to move ahead with cabinet list from 31 March
chattels: Sajad Jiyad @SajadJiyad 22m22 minutes ago Supports sit in by MPs, aims to pressure blocs to allow forego the quota system or face public pressure in form of demonstrations
chattels: Joel Wing Retweeted iraqoilforum @iraqoilforum 5h5 hours ago By calling off session he was so adamant yesterday on holding, (ousted) #Iraq Parl speaker Jibouri seems to be acquiescing to revolting MPs
chattels: Joel Wing Retweeted Harith al-Qarawee @harith_hasan 17m17 minutes ago Sadr's latest statement harshly criticizes Maliki & calls for voting on Abadi's technocrats cabinet.
chattels: Ahmed Ali @IraqShamel It's a misplaced challenge to unseat speaker of parliament, Salim al-Juburi. He's one of the few unifying calm voices for the Iraqi Sunnis.
chattels: Joel Wing Retweeted Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 7h7 hours ago Kirk H. Sowell Retweeted Ahmed Ali & precisely bc Jiburi is a calm & unifying voice, for those hoping the system will collapse, the effort makes sense.
chattels: " ......... those hoping the system will collapse ............. " is the game afoot. Drawing lines and attempting to determine who is supporting who and what is best for Iraq is likely irrelevant to those who will benefit by chaos, e.g., Mr. Maliki
chattels: Kurdistan : Erbil in talks with IMF to guarantee its share of $15b expected for Iraq
chattels: Sadr attacked Maliki calls for the provision of a government of technocrats within 3 days and gives Abadi 45 days to correct " the rest of the political process ( presumably proxy positions, etc. )
chattels: Also, the minister to resign immediately to boot the points for the first and the people are the demands of the pressure on ministers and their headquarters to achieve this requirement. http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=4532
chattels: ( * there are two or more cabinet ministers who have not yet resigned, to wit : Jaafari and Zebari )
chattels: Quote for the day from Susannah George, @AP Baghdad Correspondent , ......................... her, "I am so confused" - Iraqi MP: "it's ok, we all are"
chattels: and, if Democracy is messy, then it is at work in the Iraqi Parliament because as Kirk Sowell describes the situation in Parliament, " What a mess. "
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 5h5 hours ago Kirk H. Sowell Retweeted iraqoilforum A show of weakness is never good during a time of crisis.
chattels: " By calling off session he was so adamant yesterday on holding, (ousted ) #Iraq Parl speaker Jibouri seems to be acquiescing to revolting MPs."
chattels: Ousted ????????????
chattels: Tune in tomorrow for the next episode of " The Days of Our Lives in Iraqi Politics ".