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*SCZIN11: World Bank lends Iraq and Egypt more than two billion dollars Cairo will benefit from the loan for the implementation of 'major economic reforms', and Baghdad to adjust its finances and improve the efficiency of the energy sector and rising costs of security conditions.
WASHINGTON - The World Bank announced Thursday it had agreed to grant Iraq and Egypt, two loans of more than two billion and $ 200 million in the first to help him adjust its public finances and improve the efficiency of the energy sector and offset the decline in oil prices and the escalating costs of security conditions, and the second to support them in their endeavors to implement fundamental economic reforms.
The World Bank said it had agreed to give Iraq a loan of one billion and two hundred million dollars to help Baghdad in controlling public finances and improve the efficiency of the energy sector and offset the decline in oil prices and the escalating costs of security conditions.
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*SCZIN11: NOTE- THE ABOVE RELEASE IS FROM REUTERS, AND HAS APPEARED SEVERAL TIMES THROUGH THEIR INTERNATIONAL AFFILIATES
*SCZIN11: REMEMBER MONTHS AGO, LAST AUGUST, WHEN ALL THE NEWS WAS THE 60 DAY CONDITION ON THIS LOAN, THAT BEING THE APPROVAL/IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING LAW, THE AML...
THINK ABOUT IT...THE PROCESS OF GOING AFTER THE CORRUPT...MAYBE THE ELIMINATION OF THE AUCTIONS...OBVIOUSLY THE WORLD BANK IS CONVINCED IRAQ IS ON COURSE TO ABIDE
Donnie: Iraq Live Update @IraqLiveUpdate 23s24 seconds ago #BREAKING US jets bombed Iraqi Army 55th brigade positions in Ni'imiya #Anbar with 20 Iraqi soldiers killed & 30+ injured #Iraq
Donnie: Iraq Live Update @IraqLiveUpdate 4m4 minutes ago Head of Parliament Defence Cmmtt: US bombing of Iraqi Army 55th brigade killed at least 20 Iraqi soldiers #Anbar
Donnie: Iraq Live Update @IraqLiveUpdate 8m8 minutes ago #BREAKING Iraq PM Abadi orders 'immediate investigation' of US bombing incident of Iraqi Army 55th Brigade positions #Anbar
Donnie: this is not the first time we bombed Iraq soldiers. and you wonder why Iraq doesn't want the US there????
chattels: Is there a coming fight for Mosul? By Paul Davis
chattels: " ........... the liberation of Mosul and the destruction of ISIS will only be possible with a force well beyond the capability of Iraq or the KRG. "
chattels: " It is time for not only the west but regional powers to realize that a major military force must be used to destroy ISIS. A new strategy is needed and a new Middle East will emerge from it."
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Stash: Donnie....I could not have said it any better
chattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser #Iraq foreign minister Jaafari is in NYC to attend session of UNSC this afternoon on Turkish military incursion www.al-jaffaary.net/index... …
chattels: the legislative term last end, he replied we were, that" Parliament walked steps not too bad but it is not at the required level, because the underlying political agreement laws unfinished.
"He added that" the basic laws the task and that her relationship institutionalized state and the achievement of social justice, such as, laws oil and gas, and the accountability and justice, and the prohibition of the Baath Party, and the Federal Court,
did not proceed because of the wills of the political authorities and leaders of the blocs that have blocked legislation that important laws. " He is stressing that "Parliament was in the last legislative term more serious and more disciplined and committed to."
chattels: " the basic laws the task and that her relationship institutionalized state and the achievement of social justice, such as, laws oil and gas, and the accountability and justice, and the prohibition of the Baath Party, and the Federal Court, did not proceed because of the wills of the political authorities and leaders of the blocs that have blocked legislation that important laws. "
chattels: " ............. , such as, laws oil and gas, ............ "
chattels: " .......... did not proceed because of the wills of the political authorities and leaders of the blocs that have blocked legislation that important laws. "
chattels: Deputy for the National Alliance said Friday, that the parliament did not get rid of partisan influence and the pressures of the political blocs. Full-Zaidi said told all of Iraq [where] that "by the end of the second legislative term of the House of Representatives was unable to pass important laws Kalmgmh Federal National Guard and the law of amnesty," noting that "the political differences deported Parliament for the legislation of any one of these laws."
chattels: Report for [where]: Parliament to achieve a historic achievement approve the budget without delay :: 2015/12/17 23:58 • [Baghdad-where] the Iraqi Council of Representatives achieved a breakthrough "historic" by endorsing Wednesday fiscal budget for 2016 in the time period specified and without delay, as happened in the budgets of previous years.
Parliament passed on 16 of this month, the country's budget for next year within the constitutional period him a feat not achieved over the past seven years that exceed the approval of the Year each other a few weeks.
chattels: I find myself wondering whether the budget passed expeditiously because no one thinks that it is realistic or meaningful under all of the circumstances.
chattels: One Kurdish MP has referred to the budget as a " dead letter ".
chattels: " The budget law legislation in this critical economic environment, was appropriate and would allow the government as well as regional and local authorities focusing on providing services and support to the population, including the millions of internally displaced people, while maintaining the fight against terrorism and organizing Daash.
"He pointed Kubi to" The age of the budget law allows for all stakeholders to agree on further reforms and privatization, which are critical to improve efficiency and the diversification of the ailing economy, while providing approving the budget conducive atmosphere more growth and job creation. "
chattels: Kurdish lawmaker: 2016 budget excluded from the Peshmerga security forces allocations 12/17/2015 12:19 wealthwatch.world/showthr...
chattels: BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Vice said the Kurdistan Alliance said the federal public budget for next year 2016 passed by the House of Representatives yesterday, the Peshmerga forces excluded from state allocations granted to the security forces. He said the Attorney Hakhuan Abdullah told the National Iraqi News Agency / nina /:
"The public budget allocated digital sums of all forces and security services, with the exception of the Peshmerga forces that have not allocated any digital budget."
He added: "The draft bill received from the government, stated in Article 9 / Paragraph V, that entitlements Peshmerga acted within the Federal Ministry of Defence allocations.
"He explained that the alliance submitted a proposal to add a new paragraph, or raise that article, and replaced by a digital amount to guarantee the Peshmerga rights officially.
chattels: "And on the Kurdistan region's share of the general budget, he pointed out "The 17% is not it, but it is the constitutional right of the Kurds."
chattels: I read " digital amount " to equate to a " line item " in the budget.
chattels: My sense is that the Kurds are expected to fund the Peshmarga from the 17 % which includes the provinces public employee salaries.
chattels: Essentially the Kurds are expected to pay for their own defense and the liberation of lands controlled by DAESH which arguably is a Iraqi national responsibility.
chattels: The official position from Baghdad is likely that there is not enough revenue, but in better budget times the Kurdish peshmarga were treated the same.
chattels: The Kurds want " ........... a digital amount to guarantee the Peshmerga rights officially."
chattels: Ashwaq dry: the dimensions of a general amnesty law for political disputes a sure guarantee for approval 12/17/2015 11:09 BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The Commission on Human Rights Parliamentary Ashwaq dry member that "the dimensions of a general amnesty law for political disputes and conflict of different blocs sure guarantee for approval."
The Iraqi News / nina / National Agency during the previous session law arrived at the stage of voting After that we have achieved with the Legal Committee a kind of balance between the families of the victims and prisoners' rights ".mbanh"
Because of the political conflict had not been approved. "dry"
The general amnesty law the law of humanitarian and not a political She and can not be approved under the subject political survival to the whims of the various blocks that want Maakhaddmha of law, "stressing" the need to take it out of the political pleura and discussed on the basis of principles of human rights. "ruled out voting on it during the coming period that remained debate around him politically.
The House of Representatives has postponed a draft of the amnesty law until further notice after ending its first reading in last May, to the continuing political differences before returning the presidency of parliament and end the second reading of the draft of the controversial law middle of last month. www.ninanews.com/News_Det...
chattels: Amer al-Khuzai: a coalition of state law will not attend parliament sessions before reconsidering Kurdistan share of the general budget 12/17/2015 11:18 www.ninanews.com/News_Det..
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