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Wealthwatch OOTW Sunday Chat 1-3-16 Part 1 of 2 (OOTW on Part 2)
ladyfox: I hope Monday we are going to the bank My boss just call me and said layoff, I thought yeppieee new change anyway :silly:
BOBBY: hope that your not serious
chattels: Barzani, Kurdish independence and the end of Sykes-Picot wealthwatch.world/showthr...
chattels: Erbil has consolidated control over a lengthy front-line against ISIS which may form the basis for a demarcation line (along which trenches and other defensive barriers have been and continue to be established) which over time will become its international border.
Peshmerga participation in the liberation of Mosul, likely in tandem with the armed group of Sunni volunteers from Nineveh, could also give them the upper hand in resolving so-called territorial disputes with Nineveh.
chattels: May 2016 is the centennial of the Sykes-Picot agreement which ISIS symbolically dismantled in the summer of 2014. That agreement greatly disadvantaged the Kurds since it didn’t give them a state of their own. That historical injustice may soon be rectified in the Kurdistan Region as it assists multinational efforts to do away with the tyrannical Islamic State.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk Those suggesting KSA has made a mistake in executing Nimr may be missing the intent. Shia protests are beneficial to the Al Saud.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk Kirk H. Sowell Retweeted daniel weiner A large-scale uprising from its Sunni subjects would finish the Al Saud quickly. The "Shia threat" is a tool.
chattels: House of Saud is a translation of Al Saud. The latter is an Arabic dynastic name formed by adding the word Al, meaning " family of " or " House of ".
chattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser 1h1 hour ago Highest Shia authority Sistani condemns execution of #SheikhNimr & injustice and oppression against people of Qatif www.sistani.org/arabic/st... … http://www.sistani.org/arabic/statement/25218/
chattels: Qatif : Municipality in Saudi Arabia. Qatif or Al-Qatif is a governorate and urban area located in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk Kirk H. Sowell Retweeted Shia are a majority in Qatif and Hasa provinces, but not the Eastern Region (its proper name) as a whole.
chattels: " ............ three independent budgets ............... "
chattels: " ........... federal budget, but the importance of the legislative and judicial branches ............ "
chattels: Post # 178 wealthwatch.world/showthr...
chattels: Who knew ?
chattels: Federal, Judicial and Legislative it appears.
chattels: Note : This brouhaha over the CBI being closed for several days is very likely much ado over nothing. January 1 is an annual public holiday for the CBI. See www.cbi.iq/index.php http://www.cbi.iq/index.php?pid=TheCbi
chattels: In 2015 there were no auctions reported on Jan. 1,2,3 and 4, a Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday ; however a " double post " was made on Monday, Jan. 5.
chattels: No auction on this past Thursday, December 31 is not explainable by me, but Friday was the 1st, a holiday for two reasons and Saturday is a holiday.
chattels: Waiting on any auction result from today.
chattels: Did anyone see / read a closure announcement ?
chattels: Clearly there was a three (3) day holiday in 2015.
chattels: (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Thursday, Mayoralty of Baghdad described the New Year’s celebrations in the capital Baghdad as “the world’s largest carnival”, while indicated that the number of the New Year revelers reached about four million people. The Mayoralty of Baghdad said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com,
“The residents of the capital Baghdad went to celebrate the New Year’s Eve in the entertainment places, parks and streets, while their numbers were estimated at 4 million people.”
The statement added, “This bright image showed that the Iraqis have defied all the desperate attempts of terrorists to influence their morale and joys, while many capitals and cities of the world, especially the European ones have reduced or canceled celebrations due to the fear of terrorist threats.”
chattels: (IraqiNews.com) Erbil – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated the Iraqi people on the New Year, while declared that 2016 will be the year of the final victory on the ISIS organization.
This came in a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s office to congratulate Iraqis and Christians in the homeland and countries around the world on the New Year Eve.”
Abadi said according to the statement, “2015 was a year of victories and liberation of large areas,” adding that, “Those victories were achieved amid serious economic challenges including the collapse in oil prices to unprecedented levels and the decrease in fiscal revenue.”
chattels: How does one reconcile the following reports ?
chattels: " Peshmerga: Edit Mosul, it is not difficult ", and " Warren: Mosul tough battle " ........................ wealthwatch.world/showthr...
chattels: The release of the third edition of the book explain the implementation of the Law Judge Mahmood Read more: www.sotaliraq.com/newsite...
chattels: Finance Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, on Friday, taking the federal government "revealed" a new financial measures to bridge the shortfall in the budget, stressing that the current year will be "difficult".
Zebari said in a press statement, that "the Iraqi government is working on the rationalization of expenditure and the fight against corruption may take different financial measures to cover the deficit and the face of the financial crisis in the country." Zebari said that "2016 will be a tough year financially Iraq," stressing the need to "bear all the burdens of the financial crisis of Iraqis."
chattels: Currency Auctions Announcement No. (3107) The opening offers the sale and purchase of foreign currency in the window of the Central Bank of Iraq on 3/1/2016 and the results were as follows: DETAILS NOTES Number of banks 26 Number of remittance companies 19 Auction price selling dinar / US$ 1182 Auction price buying dinar / US$ ----- Amount sold at auction price (US$) 153,336,000 Amount purchased at Auction price (US$) ----- Total offers for buying (US$) 153,336,000 Total offers for selling (US$) ----- chattels: No Market Rate Posted
chattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser 8m8 minutes ago Strong condemnation of #SheikhNimr execution by Sistani is signifcant because the Najaf clergy of Iraq is normally not very activist.
chattels: The Saudi Embassy in Tehran was torched by protesters.
chattels: " the Saudi ambassador in Baghdad, Thamer Sabhan said on Sunday that his country's embassy in the capital, Baghdad is safe, " ......................... chattels: for now ?
chattels: Industry: the revival of the military industry as in the past
chattels: " Iraq is locked in a battle to counter the terrorist gangs that want to undermine the unity of the country, " stressing the " revival of military industries as they were in restored."
chattels: Bullets and Armaments is probably a very good investment in Iraq.
chattels: Deputy Kurdish: Post Peshmerga forces in battles outside the Kurdistan region needs a parliamentary resolution
chattels: " Abdul Wahid called on the Kurdistan Regional Government to conclude an agreement with Baghdad before entering into any battle, full recognition and full forces of the Peshmerga and the payment of all dues, and then allocating a special budget for these forces through the provincial budget or, in particular through the Ministry of Peshmerga is done on the form of a resolution approved by the Federal House of Representatives. "
chattels: She stressed that " sending the Peshmerga forces to fire without getting entitlements is a betrayal of the troops and all the martyrs of Kurdistan, ".
chattels: I doubt that there is money in the budget or the political will / inclination from Baghdad to commit such to the KRG / Peshmarga.
chattels: " ............. the Council of Ministers is considering a proposal by the Ministry of Finance to overcome the budget deficit in 2016 serving to reduce staff time in half, in exchange for giving them half the salary, in the event of decline continues."
chattels: Without drastic treatments .... the collapse of the Iraqi economy wealthwatch.world/showthr...
chattels: " ...... indicates most of the economic indicators of the possible arrival of the Iraqi economy to collapse, with the continuing decline in oil prices, and the continued expenses related to military operations in the war against Daash, operating expenses that depend all on oil sales, in the absence of a real and relevant processors tangible impact to improve the economy, ............ "
chattels: " The IMF conditioned the removal of subsidies for electricity and the ration card, also showed severe on the size of the operational payroll reservations, in exchange for loans to meet the expected budget deficit in 2016 ".
chattels: The ideation by the " dinarland " pundits that the IMF now being in control will be the salvation of Iraq seems very optimistic to me.
chattels: Reminds me more of the draconian posture of outside control(s) in the economy of Greece than anything else.
chattels: Not the " model " economic situation I would envision for monetary reform conducive to our liquidity event.
chattels: And what is the plan for restoration of infrastructure in the liberated areas destroyed by DAESH ?
chattels: Deputy for citizens demanding the government to reveal its plans for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of areas freed from Daash
chattels: MP Mohammed al-Masoudi bloc called on the government to disclose its plans for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the areas liberated by the security forces and revoked the popular crowd of Daash a prelude to re-displaced to it.
He said Masoudi in a statement responded to the mass citizen site: The " part of the duty of the federal government to focus on the rehabilitation of large areas completely liberated from terrorist gangs Daash in Jurf al-Nasr, Diyala, Kirkuk, Tikrit and Ramadi to return the nearly two million people have fled to different parts of the inside and outside Iraq. "
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