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    Yesterday, 11:43 AM
    Hello tudor, cleopatra, harry, guardian, b1955, Bondlady2, TrainMan, DodgerBoy, Roadrunner, gigi3, Jade, dons & all of DS. I pray everyone has a blessed & beautiful day. Enjoy & stay safe.
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    Yesterday, 11:25 AM
    Good afternoon all ds'ers. Rainy day!! Good day to sit back and enjoy a cup of coffee. Have a great day everyone. :-)
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    Yesterday, 09:19 AM
    Parliamentary appeals infallible prevent Abadi to circumvent the law Thursday 5 May 2016 BAGHDAD / ... demanded MP Alia Nassif Reform Front President Fuad Masum, preventing Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to circumvent the law by calling for new ministers to the cabinet without completing legal procedures. It said in a statement quoted by its press office and received the "eye of Iraq News" that the ministers who have been voting for them They can not perform their duties only after their constitutional right and in accordance with Article 79, citing Article 50 of the Constitution and the issuance of a presidential decree appointing as ministers, and therefore without these measures has no right to Ebadi invited ministers to attend cabinet sessions. " And it showed that "the absence of 13 ministers out of 22, and in accordance with the rules of procedure are considered resigned, the government or the caretaker government." Nassif stressed the "need for the President , as the protector of the Constitution to prevent al - Abbadi of inviting ministers to attend cabinet sessions , " noting: "The Abadi bears the responsibility for this legal and constitutional violation." http://aynaliraqnews.com/index.php?aa=news&id22=56695
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    Yesterday, 09:12 AM
    Four files against Saleem al-Jubouri, including charges of "terrorism" Thursday 5 May 2016 BAGHDAD / .. MP for the National Alliance Iskandar and berries, Thursday, for the presence of four files against Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, including charges of "terrorism," noting that the political pleasantries hid those files. Said Tut's "Eye of Iraq News," that "al-Jubouri, lost his legitimacy as president of the parliament after the House vote on his dismissal with his presidency and its attachment to the chair and audacity," he said, "Salim al-Jubouri, the four files, including charges b (terrorism) before becoming president of the parliament, but political spheres and quotas hid those files for the judiciary and public opinion. " Saleem al-Jubouri and travel to the region next week, and berries that "political visit and has no right to visit any confirmed as official head of the House of Representatives is the loss of legitimacy," adding that "most Jubouri visits are as political and partisan." The House of Representatives voted sitters, earlier, on the dismissal of Salim al-Jubouri of the presidency of the parliament with his two deputies, in what was described Jubouri his dismissal as illegal and unconstitutional. http://aynaliraqnews.com/index.php?aa=news&id22=56705
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    Yesterday, 09:06 AM
    Parliament enters the legislative recess and has the right to convene the special sessions only Thursday 5 May 2016 BAGHDAD / ... declared legal expert Tareq Harb, Thursday, that the Parliament has entered the legislative recess since the beginning of this month, while stressing that the House of Representatives the right to hold a special sessions only. He said the war's "Eye of Iraq News" that "Parliament has entered the legislative recess since the beginning of this month," noting that "the House of Representatives did not exercise legislative term expired to extend for a month extra." He said the legal expert that "the House of Representatives the right to hold a special sessions only at the invitation of the three presidencies or at the request of the 50 vice," adding that "the special sessions devoted to the discussion of a specific topic." And he favored the House of Representatives decision of Imad Youkhana, Saturday (April 30, 2016), the extension of the House of Representatives legislative term and postpone his vacation for a month because of the political and security situation in which the country is going through, as explained that the presidency of the parliament will decide during the hearing. According to Article 58 / II of the Iraqi constitution that "the extension of the legislative season for the Council of Representatives shall not exceed thirty days to accomplish the tasks that require this, at the request of the President of the Republic or the Prime Minister or the President of the House of Representatives, or fifty members of the Council. http://aynaliraqnews.com/index.php?aa=news&id22=56693
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    Yesterday, 08:51 AM
    Member of the parliamentary economic: the situation of the country is not conducive to the deletion of zeros from currency 5.5.2016 10:38 {Baghdad} Euphrates News Member of the Committee on Economy and Investment parliamentary Najiba Najib, explained that the security and political situation in the country does not help to make a decision to delete the zeros from the currency. She said Najib told {Euphrates News} " The project to delete the zeros still exists, in terms of the study and details," afterthought "but implementation delayed because of the security situation is stable." She added that " the political situation experienced by the country , which does not help for the success of the project," noting that " the lack of political and security stability in the country postponed the project to delete the zeros." the Governor of the Central Bank and the agency on the Keywords, said a former time, that " the project to delete the zeros will be implemented in early 2017, noting that the bank" began to develop the first project steps. " he explained " the purpose of deleting three zeros from the Iraqi currency is to support the Iraqi dinar and make it a competitor of foreign currencies. " it is noteworthy that, the American site "how much.net", class last Saturday, the Iraqi dinar was ranked 20 among the strongest Arab currencies against the dollar, according to the published by the site from the list of the order of Arab currency exchange rate of the strongest to Alodaf http://alforatnews.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=115991
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    Yesterday, 08:44 AM
    A lot of ISIS were killed (I think 75 all reported) yesterday and major roadways were opened in one section of Anbar. It seems the dismissal of the Special Operations General had an affect.
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    Yesterday, 08:01 AM
    Potential growth of the Iraqi economy 5/5/2016 0:00 Ali Hassan al-Fawwaz As far as the Iraqi economy is facing a lot of deep problems, the ambition to overcome these problems will remain intact, but in light of the adoption of effective economic policies, and the adoption of promising plans could mitigate its consequences, and what puts the legitimacy of high economic growth and a national goal of Ba..ohsp that the IMF forecasts economic growth in Iraq, up - as the report says the IMF mission in Iraq to 2.9 percent for 2016 will be the prospect of any economic effort, but the face of the difficult conditions in which the Iraqi life-threatening, and most notably the war on terror costs, and lower oil prices, and the lack of seriousness in the implementation of economic programs investment. High inflation and the deterioration of the currency and the poor performance of financial centers is the result of these problems, but the weakness of the face of complexity, and not to think about creating a sound investment economic environment and development would exacerbate the negative effects on the economic future, and this Mayazz see the International Monetary Fund of reality and the nature of economic policies, which would give a boost to get Iraq to international financing by the Fund, and according to a joint program with Alarac.icol the latest report of the international Monetary Fund is expected to rise in the overall rate of growth in oil-exporting countries in the region to 2.9 percent in 2016 and this increases to up to 3.1 percent 2017 compared to 1.9 percent in the past year as a result of the economic activity is oil in Iraq, Iran, Yemen and Libya, the report said about Iraq, indicating its ability to respond to the context of the loans granted by the Fund program, even though the deficit conditions has, and the weakness of the government's ability to spend. Especially that the aid provided by the Fund normally associated requirements and procedures about spending and about the support materials and services in the popular sectors, or the implementation of some projects Alstratejah..an dealing with these difficult circumstances does not mean negative to rely, as far as Mataattalb need for an extraordinary mechanisms of action, and the incentives to be able a real incentive to reduce the deficit, and the effects of the economic downturn, as well as to find effective policies to rationalize and adjust spending and rehabilitation of the administrative program of state institutions, and impose real control on any messes or corruption in the money Am.an anticipate subsequent growth of the Iraqi economy - though difficult - indicates data It can be employed in this area, especially in the field of supporting chock economies, and in the banking policies tuning, and in reducing corruption and smuggling of currency and money laundering, as well as indicators on a slight rise in oil prices during the past few days, and the desire of many countries to control the oil windfall for the purpose of control prices as well. http://alsabaah.iq/ArticleShow.aspx?ID=115605
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    Yesterday, 07:52 AM
    good morning to all ds i pray that everyone will have a blessed day today
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    05-04-2016, 02:23 PM
    Good afternoon all ds'ers. Hope everyone has a great day!:-)
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    05-04-2016, 12:50 PM
    Beautiful morning to you ksd, guardian, gigi3, harry, Bondlady2, b1955, cleopatra, TrainMan, DodgerBoy, Jade and all of DS. Another beautiful day, but house work wins, with a little bike riding thrown in for fun lol. Have a great day all!
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    05-04-2016, 09:13 AM
    Sure, America is going to turn up the heat and they are all going to be killed if they stay. IMO Go to Syria.
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    05-04-2016, 08:22 AM
    View the document .. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Daash ordered to withdraw from Iraq !! - 04-05-2016 01:53 PM http://www.almadarnews.info/index.php?page=article&id=10751
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    05-04-2016, 07:41 AM
    Citizen calls for the formation of a "new Shiite alliance" led by al-Hakim 04-05-2016 01:32 PM MP for citizen Bloc Rahim al - Darraji , on Wednesday called for the formation of a group of conscious Shiite leaders headed by President of the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council Ammar al - Hakim to embrace the Shiite project entitled the National Alliance, and ask a draft political solution, and are put on the Sunni component, the component Kurdish. He Darraji he was " must be a political solution and the paper include the formation of a new government , far from the mentality that led Iraq in previous years , "noting that" until now , the political situation is confusing, and the solutions are not clear - cut, and there is a divergence in the ways of the political blocs. He noted the case of dispersion and confusion in the National Alliance, and not having any strategy or vision, but some of his limbs and seriously seeking to demand the dismissal of the Iraqi government, led by al-Abadi, who is a head of the disasters in Iraq because it is the rule of the former with the same mentality that destroyed Iraq and thrown away home and his money. " He also hoped that hold the same coalition, before they hold him accountable Iraqi people; because the National Alliance , is what constitutes a majority in parliament. " He said the " Kurds' position now began Atsaab more and more, I do not think there will be a return to the political process is not achieved much of their demands, "adding that" there are reports that the Kurds will make up the delegation goes to the highest religious authority Ali al - Sistani. To view the new roadmap regarding their cooperation with Baghdad. He said Darraji in his statement that " the component and China are now divided into three parts, department looking for the resignation of Saleem al - Jubouri, the department seeks to establish a political majority to oust the three presidencies, the department still lost between the first party and the second." http://www.ikhnews.com/index.php?page=article&id=144006
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    05-04-2016, 07:37 AM
    Document" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ordered his followers to withdraw from Iraq 04-05-2016 02:17 http://www.ikhnews.com/index.php?page=article&id=144009
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    05-04-2016, 07:32 AM
    good morning to all ds i pray that everyone will have a blessed day today and enjoy its
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    05-03-2016, 11:45 PM
    TrainMan good point, especially when you are talking about the green zone which is suppose to be so militarily protected. I wonder where all the protection went??? KSD, I think your daughter getting that award is so terrific. congrats.
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    05-03-2016, 11:33 PM
    Especially when Rubio has said he will not be running for his Senate seat again. Therefore there really is no need for him to go to Iraq. Hummm
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    05-03-2016, 07:20 PM
    Evening ksd, guardian, gigi3, harry, Bondlady2, b1955, Trainman, cleopatra and all. These nice sunny days are wearing me out lol. Having fun in the yard still. Hope your all enjoying your lives and families. Spring is such a beautiful time of year to embrace every thing anew. Hug a friend and be happy with yourself!! Later....
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    05-03-2016, 12:33 PM
    Hello all ds'ers. Gorgeous day!!! Lots of sun. Think I will go and have a cup of tea.:-) Enjoy your day ds.
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    05-03-2016, 08:43 AM
    Good article
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    05-03-2016, 08:40 AM
    Wow, Marco Rubio meeting with heads of State in Iraq? That sure leads to a lot of questions. IMO, especially after a leading political front runner has been making nice with him publicly.
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    05-03-2016, 08:37 AM
    Tudor, thanks for the update on Med. DodgerBoy, I don't think Sadr is tied to Iran say as close as Maliki is. I'm with Tudor, when did you ever hear of a breach in security and than they all just go home? I'm not a Middle East expert but that was different. IMO
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    05-03-2016, 08:30 AM
    Washington: Abadi in a political position, "strong" despite the turmoil in Iraq Published on: Today, 09:23 BAGHDAD / Sky Press: US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in a strong position despite the political turmoil experienced by the country and that "due to field his successes and his pledge that Iraq is a multi-confessional country." Carter told reporters that "Abadi seems in a very strong position," adding, "We strongly support him."Abadi and tried to replace ministers belonging to parties with ministers technocrats within the anti-corruption campaign, but the divided parliament has failed to approve the proposal amid protests swept the country.Carter added that "al-Abadi committed to everything that is important for the future of Iraq." And the issue of the fight against corruption has become of the most important issues in the country after the collapse of world oil prices two years ago and the shrinking state budget at a time when you need extra income to wage war on the organization of the Islamic state. Carter said, "For this reason it is important that the international community will help the Iraqi government and provide them with adequate support." Iraq has been strained security and political Bcesp demonstrations that came out of the people against the current government. http://skypressiq.net/15861-%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%B4%D9%86%D8%B7%D9%86:%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%8A%20%D9%81%D9%8A%20%D9%85%D9%88%D9%82%D8%B9%20%D8%B3%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%B3%D9%8A%20%D9%82%D9%88%D9%8A%20%D8%B1%D8%BA%D9%85%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B6%D8%B7%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%AA%20%D9%81%D9%8A%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82.html
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    05-03-2016, 08:05 AM
    Pentagon: US supportive of Ebadi and strongly Tuesday, May 03 2016 10:34 BAGHDAD / Baghdadi News / .. assured US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Tuesday, that the United States supports Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi strongly in spite of the political events taking place in Iraq. Carter said in remarks followed up / Baghdadi News /, said that "al-Abadi in a strong position despite the political turmoil in Iraq and that this was partly because the field successes and commitment to be a multi-sectarian state." He added, "It seems that al-Abadi in a very strong position, and we strongly support him, of course because of what he believes in," he said, "Abadi believe in all things that are important to the future of Iraq and was a partner in, any coherent state, not just the state of spin in the sectarian spiral" http://www.albaghdadianews.com/politics/item/96364-AkBlbAiNl-AkNkAnAb-AkLbGD%D8%A9-DAIL%D8%A9-kkIBADn-NBjN%D8%A9.html
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    05-03-2016, 07:57 AM
    Speaker of Parliament during a meeting with a US congressional delegation stresses the need for Iraq to the international community's support 03-05-2016 12:52 PM Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, was received Tuesday in his office a US congressional delegation led by Senator Marc Rubio and his accompanying delegation in the presence of the US ambassador, Mr. Stuart Jones. During the meeting, emphasizing the importance of maintaining the stability of Iraq and the Freedom jolt may cast a shadow on the situation in the region as a whole, especially since we have not yet finish eliminating Daash gangs. The head of the parliament of the determination of the presidium provide appropriate for the return of the Iraqi Council of Representatives by circumstances, and as soon as possible in order to exercise the legislative and supervisory role. He also pointed out that the current crisis has shown that Iraq is in need remains to support the international community, and so we find a great necessity to support the major countries in support of the political process and to help Iraq overcome its crisis. http://www.ikhnews.com/index.php?page=article&id=143981
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