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chattels: Private investors propose to buy Ministries from Iraqi Kurdistan government Posted on December 31, 2015 by Editorial Staff in Politics, Finance & Banking, Economy ekurd.net/investors-want-...
chattels: What do Iraqis think about security, corruption, etc. ?
chattels: Thursday, December 31, 2015 Autumn 2015 Iraq Opinion Poll
chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr.. http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3538
chattels: How long do you think it will take to defeat IS? Within 6 months 22% Shiites, 4% Sunnis, 3% Kurds 6-12 months 31% Shiites, 15% Sunnis, 7% Kurds 1-2 years 23% Shiites, 24% Sunnis, 17% Kurds 2 years or more 6% Shiites, 30% Sunnis, 41% Kurds Never 1% Shiites, 5% Sunnis, 14% Kurds
chattels: Which 2 issues are the most important for the government to address? Security 48% Corruption 43% Basic Services 37% Jobs 30% Displaced 15% Sectarianism 12% High Prices 5% Education 3% Central Government-Kurdistan dispute 2%
chattels: How important is security for the government to deal with? June 2012 27% Important April 2013 31% Important September 2013 50% Important February 2014 52% Important December 2014 61% Important September 2015 48% Important
chattels: Is security getting better or worse? Baghdad 59% Worse, 19% Better South 43% Worse, 53% Better West 78% Worse, 6% Better Kurdistan 63% Worse, 31% Better
chattels: Only in the south ( Basra ) was there a sense of betterment.
chattels: Interesting I think.
chattels: The issuance of a presidential order to form the Supreme Committee for national reconciliation
chattels: the official spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic Huani Khaled announced that the President of the Republic Fuad Masum, issued a presidential order to form a Supreme Presidential Committee consisting of two candidates for each of the three presidencies of national reconciliation.
chattels: said Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, in an article published in the German newspaper Handelsblatt that the growth of the world economy will be "disappointing" next year in 2016. wealthwatch.world/showthr...
chattels: Except for / in Iraq according to the gurus.
chattels: According to the " dinarland " pundits all is not only well, but will be all that we want it to be. We shall see, eh ?
chattels: the President of the House of Representatives Saleem al-Jubouri, congratulating him on the occasion of the New Year, that the next year will be years of mass liberation and reconciliation. wealthwatch.world/showthr...
chattels: 21:04:46 2015-12-31 | (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad congratulated Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, on Thursday, the Iraqi people and the people of the Christian community by the New Year's Day, and with General described 2015 as the "Year of victories", stressed the determination of the Iraqi forces edit the city of Mosul and the elimination of the "Daash" in 2016 . Abadi said in a statement,
"We congratulate the Iraqi people decent and brotherhood of Christians in the country and in all countries of the world with a New Year's Day," and expressed hope that "the 2016 year of unity and in the final victory and purge Iraq of gang Daash determination and valor of our troops heroine and fighters fervent who made the joy of victory, the liberalization of gray in which we live these days, which culminated in victories who edit the cities of Tikrit and Baiji were the areas in Diyala and blather.
"He added Abadi" It was in 2015 in victories and edit large areas leaving, however Daash only a small space, and we intend to edit Mosul and the expulsion of another Daasha of Iraq in 2016, Read more: www.sotaliraq.com/newsite...
chattels: The infallible ( President Masum * ), that " there is no peace in the world without peace in Iraq and the region and that the outright elimination of the Daash and the factors that make the survival of this possible terrorist organization ", adding that" this achievement can not be achieved without an ambitious and joint work and the will of everyone.
"He called infallible, to" all of us to work for peace to be a new year in the best for our people and not the years in which displaced people and displaced back to their cities safely and greet. " Read more: www.sotaliraq.com/newsite...
chattels: Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units warn against 'renewed occupation' by US wealthwatch.world/showthr...
chattels: BAGHDAD — In western Iraq, at Ayn al-Asad air base, US troops are advising and training Iraqi forces. Adjoining the base, units from the Hezbollah Brigades make camp as part of the Popular Mobilization Units. The units, alongside government forces, are fighting the Islamic State (IS), which controls 17% of the country,
chattels: " ................. fighting the Islamic State (IS), which controls 17% of the country,............."
chattels: As Abadi himself requested the help of the US military advisers, he is now compelled to find common ground between the pro-Iran Popular Mobilization Units and the United States.
chattels: The hubris of the PMU's in Iraq is amazing, I think.
chattels: January 1, 2016. Hoping for a Happy and Prosperous New Year for us all.
Doug_W: Is it soup YET?
chattels: Kurdish lawmaker: the need for legal approval of oil and gas and the Federal Council of the year
chattels: "The approval of oil and gas law in 2016 should be among the priorities of Parliament, as it will be a modern arena during the coming days, the fact that most of the problems arising because of him."
chattels: "There are other law just as important as oil and gas law, the formation of the Federal Council, because the constitution stipulated that formed during the first parliamentary session and we are now at the third session and the project remains unclear."
He stressed that "the Federal Council is the guarantee and the bumper of any law imposes a majority in the House of Representatives and is also a guarantee of blocks, components and Afez their rights, because he can now majority to impose any law you want to do, especially with the absence of a right of opinion for the Presidency. "
chattels: The oil and gas law of important laws , but he had previously introduced in the previous legislative session of Parliament, did not get the agreement passed. It is said that the Federal Council Law also still hang not be approved .
Doug_W: SO then is it soup NOW?
chattels: oil: the export of more than one billion barrels in 2015 with earnings of $ 49 billion :: 2016/1/1 15:33 • Oil: the export of more than one billion barrels in 2015 with earnings of $ 49 billion [Baghdad-where] Oil Ministry announced that Iraq's crude oil exports last year amounted to 2015 billion barrels, posting revenue exceeded 49 billion Dolar.. www.alliraqnews.com/modul...
Doug_W: time to get dressed N go out to garage N convert NG gas stove to LP gas
MzDiva: Happy New year Everyone :heart: :heart:
Stash: Happy Year Year from East Texas
Stash: New Year ol
ladyfox: HAPPY NEW YEAR AND YEEPPPIEE THIS IS OUR YEAR!!!! 2016 DFW AREA
chattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser 45m45 minutes ago In Friday prayers, #Iraq's Shia clergy welcomed #Ramadi victory over ISIS & singled out Iraq's army for praise www.alliraqnews.com/modul... …
Doug_W: Good Job Iraqui Army
chattels: For those calling for the budget to be published in the Gazette I ask whether you should wait until President Masum ratifies it ?
chattels: Last report I read indicated ratification next week.
rocknrollbus: Were the tarrifs installed?
Tootsie: GOOD Day ~ Happy New Year to all ~ Stay healthy, happy, and may your life have peace. ~
Tootsie: ‹@rocknrollbus› today is Friday, Holy day in Iraq,~ I, personally, will wait to see what happens during the first week of 2016.
Tootsie: oh shoot ~ haha, laugh at myself ~~~~ that party is not here, and I am answering ~ oh well, I will still wait to see how the first week either does or doesn't.
Tootsie: Off to skip down the road ~ have a great Jan 1, 2016 !!!
OOTW: wealthwatch.world/showthr... Sadr warns of al-Maliki's attempts to return to power
OOTW: THANKS TOOTSIE FOR ALL YOU DO - YOU TOO!
OOTW: ROCKNROLL...NO NEITHER THE CUSTOMS, MOTRANS, NOR MOT SITE STATE ANYTHING ABOUT CUSTOMS BEING ENFORCED AS OF TODAY - ALL GOVT DIVISIONS / MINISTRIES ARE OFF FOR THE HOLIDAY/S
OOTW: PLEASE SEE THIS THREAD TO READ CHAT INFO FROM TLM (THANK YOU TLM AND BONDLADY'S CORNER) I RESPECT TLM AND VERY MUCH APPRECIATE TLM'S OPINIONS wealthwatch.world/showthr...
OOTW: THE LEAD ARTICLE TALKS ABOUT A LONG DISCUSSED NEED TO REDUCE THE NOTE COUNT FROM 4 BILLION TO JUST OVER 1 BILLION - VERY INTERESTING READ - TLM ALSO DISCUSSES TARIFFS
Doug_W: that begs the question WHY
OOTW: WHY WHICH? OOTW: LOL
Donnie: They want to reduce the note count? raise the value and they can have mine. :)
rocknrollbus: I know they're off 'til 15th? 16th? But, I thought I read they "would" turn on tarrifs 1/1.
OOTW: rocknroll - some news articles state that , but even though the language in the budget states it will be active (or retroactive) to jan 1 - the language in the budget re the tariff's state that taxes on luxury items will be in place "until" the tariffs are activated in 2016 - that's twelve months (by way of the language) to allow for the tariffs, in effect
Doug_W: WHY do they want to reduce the note count?
Doug_W: waht purpose will it serve UNLESS they want it reduced prior to a Major RV ?
chattels: Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng 9h9 hours ago VIDEO: Powerful Shiite cleric ( Sadr *): al-Maliki sold one-third of Iraq to terrorism: ara.tv/69q9q
chattels: Sadr describes Mr. Maliki as suffering from the sickness of " passion for power ", exploitative and dreaming of a return to power.
chattels: 23:36:20 2016-01-01 | (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad accused the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki that he "sold" a third of Iraq for what he called "terrorism and occupation", having caused the expansion of the Islamic state on its territory.
He said al-Sadr At statements Lh- Maliki patient what he called "illusion of power", in reference to the rumors about the latter seek to return once again to power.
He added that al-Maliki exploits crises the country by the popular crowd by visiting their camps and participating in demonstrations. reiterates the emergence recently of the former Iraqi prime minister in what appears to be an attempt to restore his political influence after the recent months have seen of his security failures led to the control of state regulation over parts of northern, central and western Iraq.
The exposure Maliki's accusations of responsibility for the fall of the city of Mosul, however, state regulation in June 2014, also faced criticism from some of his allies and his opponents in bad management country.
As hovering around suspicions of financial corruption during his presidency of the Iraqi government for almost eight years until giving up his post in favor of current Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in September / September 2014.
It was Maliki's name mentioned before protesters came out in the past few months to demand the fight against corruption and implementing political reforms radical. Read more: www.sotaliraq.com/newsite...
chattels: Iraq begins in 2016 to cut its currency against the dollar
chattels: 03:24:03 2016-01-02 | (Voice of Iraq) - Twilight News feared economic and financial circles Iraqi that leads the Iraqi Central Bank's decision to reduce the value of the dinar against the dollar as of yesterday, to the detriment of large slices of society, particularly those with limited income,
in the event of rising inflation and the change of goods and prices of goods in the market local. predicted quarters exceeded the dollar exchange rate level set by the «Central» in his decision and of 1190 dinars to the dollar, as it exceeded the exchange rate is currently 1 400 dinars,
which will weaken the purchasing power of citizens, as quickly prices will rise to levels that do not actually correspond to the differences in the exchange rate .
RVPlease: so... the rate is now 1400 dinars?? is that what this means?
Donnie: "adopt the monetary authority decision in the process of replacing the currency on the approach to costs and benefits, as a change of the Iraqi dinar and the deletion of zeros is an important step on the road to monetary reform"
RVPlease: I dont see that in this article Chattels posted at all.... the one about the Voice of Iraq... just above... does that mean the rate is now 1400 dinars?
Donnie: read more here: alsabaah.iq/ArticleShow.a...
RVPlease: I know.....thx.... I was just wondering if that is the rate now... 1400 dinars
chattels: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, His Majesty King Abdullah Bin Al Hussein. He congratulated His Majesty King Abdullah, Dr. Abadi, the Iraqi people and the victories achieved on the terrorist Daash and edit gray bands that Jordan stands by Iraq in the challenges they faced in the war against terrorism and are ready to provide any support need from. - Abadi Face book post
rocknrollbus: Just lovin' Sadr's comments about Mafeces.....or ah Maliki!!!
ladyfox: wow, WE ARE HERE IMO!!! SUDDENLY ONE MORNING
BOBBY: rockandrollbus.... you were right the first time lol
rocknrollbus: ‹@BOBBY› ‹@BOBBY› ‹@BOBBY› Purdy good.....huh!!!
Dianne777: I sure hope this is it!
BOBBY: where exactly is HERE ?