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Wealthwatch Chat Room News & Comments 6-8-16 Part 1 of 2
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell Retweeted Akiko Yoshioka @Akiko_Yoshioka 9h9 hours ago Akiko Yoshioka Retweeted Haider Al-Abadi Seems quorum finally met with Kurdish ministers back to Baghdad
chattels: The quorum was attained at today's cabinet meeting
chattels: Cabinet approves a memorandum of economic policies between Iraq and the International Monetary Fund
chattels: Abadi: edit Fallujah plan is moving ahead successfully and our troops ....................... Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi said at the Cabinet meeting today that the "liberation of Fallujah plan goes successfully and our troops advancing every day , "
chattels: Cabinet allocated 10 billion dinars to support the displaced people of Fallujah http://www.alliraqnews.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=39920
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 10h10 hours ago Reports coming out of Iraqi media that PM Abadi has decided to use what executive power he has & eliminate remaining Maliki appointees.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 10h10 hours ago Reportedly the range includes intel chief Zuhayr al-Gharbawi, media chief Muh Abd al-Jabbar al-Shabut + several major state bank directors.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 10h10 hours ago The "bank director massacre" is being portrayed as part of anti-corruption/reform drive, but clearly this is broader than that.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 10h10 hours ago Reports of such dismissals are often met quickly by denials when not true; so far I'm not seeing denials. Appears real.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 10h10 hours ago One bad Maliki practice Abadi has retained is unconfirmed appointments. PM appoints heads of all institutions at discretion, no oversight.
chattels: " unconfirmed " is a reference to not being approved by Parliament.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 10h10 hours ago Key assessment in the most recent #InsideIraqiPolitics is that the Fallujah op has reduced pressure on Abadi but political crisis remains.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 10h10 hours ago If these reports are true, it appears Abadi has decided to use the breathing space to consolidate his control over state institutions.
chattels: World | Tue Jun 7, 2016 1:22pm EDT Related: WORLD Iraqi PM sacks security chief, six state bank executives REUTERS/ALAA AL-MARJANI Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday sacked the intelligence director and the chief executives of six state-owned banks, all appointed by his predecessor.
chattels: The "bank director massacre" is being portrayed as part of anti-corruption/reform drive, but clearly this is broader than that. = it appears Abadi has decided to use the breathing space to consolidate his control over state institutions.
chattels: " One bad Maliki practice Abadi has retained is unconfirmed appointments. "
chattels: " unconfirmed " is a reference to not being approved by Parliament, ..................... " PM appoints heads of all institutions at discretion, no oversight."
chattels: Alex M. Retweeted David M. Witty @DavidMWitty1 5h5 hours ago Fallujah Commander: there are 150-200 IEDs for every 100 meters of our advance. mobp.as/o3Epf
chattels: " General Abdel-Wahab al-Saadi, commander of the liberation of Fallujah operations Daash organization, announced on Tuesday that the liberation of the city will be finished within days, but progress has slowed the process because of the very large numbers of bombs and explosives."
chattels: "The security forces were advancing towards the center of Fallujah from the south side, but it is moving cautiously to preserve the lives of civilians," and stressed that "in the coming days we will announce the liberation of Fallujah."
chattels: " ............... the organization is equipped car bombs hidden in homes, to attack Iraqi forces out upon entering the city."
chattels: I suppose that the optimism is a positive, but I question the realism of such statements. Note that ISF have yet to enter the city.
chattels: ........................." in the coming days " is one of my least favorite Iraqi news phrases.
chattels: " in the coming days " has hardly been an indicator of any immediacy is my historical experience with Iraqi news terminology.
chattels: It seems to be somewhere between now and never.
chattels: Joel Wing @JoelWing2 6h6 hours ago Qazali and Ameri abuses in Fallujah are individual and limited http://www.faceiraq.com/inews.php?id=4832889
chattels: oel Wing Retweeted Zuhair Hussainزهير @zuhair47 6h6 hours ago Head of Anbar Provincial Council calls Abadi to withdraw al-Hashd al-Sha’abi(PMF) militia from #Fallujah http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/karhut-calls-abadi-withdraw-al-hashd-al-shaabi-fallujah/
chattels: warned the crowd the popular forces, which consist mostly of Shiite militias, they will move if the process has slowed down more.
chattels: High Nassif express astonishment of "silence" the defense minister about the mass grave discovered in Saqlawiyah 7/6/2016 3:13
chattels: denied the Joint Special Operations Command news of the discovery of a mass grave containing the remains of hundreds of soldiers in Saqlawiyah Anbar province killed in the events of the fall of the city of Ramadi by Daash terrorist gangs in May 2015.
waldowould: News is great but once again isn't this site called wealth watch. If you have any political thoughts thank you but my only interest is in when the currency changes.
chattels: No Fed Ct. decision today.
chattels: Federal Supreme Court decided to adopt five new experts to look at the issue of Parliament. According to an informed source told all of Iraq [where] that "the Federal Court has asked the parties to the suit selection of experts to agree on them, such that the two experts from each party and the fifth chosen by the Court"
chattels: Deputy: international loan terms obliges the government to impose income tax on employees and the abolition of marital allocations and children
chattels: Income taxes should be very popular with the Iraqi populace at this time, eh ?
chattels: Federal Supreme Court has delayed its meeting held today to consider the special suits made to appeal to the House of Representatives Bgelsta next Monday,............ http://www.alliraqnews.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=39983
chattels: Market price of the IQD improves to 1272 on slightly higher sales of the USD http://www.cbi.iq/documents/C.B.I.%20FOREIGN%20EXCHANGE.pdf
chattels: The empanelling of a new set of experts on the Federal Supreme Court case is a curious development.
chattels: But it is Iraq and nothing is certain.
chattels: " the court continued to consider a lawsuit to challenge the constitutionality of two sessions of the House of Representatives in April, by holding a third session attended by all parties to the case with the experts commissioned by the court be cast opinions about the meetings."
chattels: " the experts gave a detailed explanation of the methods of verification of sending files of the Federal Court as they offered pictures of trends and angles calculated the number of deputies present at the two sessions of the House of Representatives matter of the proceeding "
chattels: " the court asked the group of experts questions about the case and gave way to the parties to a lawsuit to ask questions as well, as demand agents prosecutors Representatives from the court neglect report experts and the election "
chattels: " the Federal Court has asked the parties to the suit selection of experts to agree on them, such that the two experts from each party and the fifth chosen by the Court , which postponed the consideration of this case to next Monday approved 13-6 even call new experts ".
chattels: Despite assurances from various political blocs that the decision of the high court will be respected, such bickering over the the report of the first set of experts does not bode well for ultimate acceptance of the court's decision, IMO.
chattels: It does appear from the first report of experts that there was not a quorum for the parliamentary session dismissing Jubourri, Hamoudi and Mohammed ( President and Vice Presidents of Parliament, respectively ), but they were unable to determine the number of voters on the dismissal and naming ministers in the Abadi cabinet reform.
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