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  • tudor's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:20 PM
    Evening harry, ksd and crew! Sounds like the deer are in for it harry lol. Such a beautiful day today, was nice being outside, even with all the cutting, trimming, digging up of plants, grass and flowers, sheesh. Felt good in that nice autumn sun. Still have tomatoes ripening and hope they get done this week, been wrapping them at night against the frost. So far so good lol. You all have a great week and enjoy life!!!
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  • harry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:41 AM
    ABADI CALLS ON THE PESHMERGA TO PERFORM ITS DUTY UNDER THE FEDERAL LEADERSHIP AS PART OF THE IRAQI ARMED FORCES 10/16/2017 .Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Monday that the constitutional federal government's duty to extend the federal authority and impose security and protect the national wealth in Kirkuk, reassuring the people of Kurdistan and Kirkuk on the safety of their safety. "My duty is to work in accordance with the constitution to serve the citizens and to protect the unity of the country, which was at risk of partition as a result of the insistence on holding the referendum organized by the controllers in the Kurdistan region and unilaterally, and at a time when we are engaged in war," Abbadi said in a statement. Existentialism against terrorism represented by a terrorist gang. ""We have tried to dissuade the brothers in the region from committing it and not to violate the Constitution and focus on the fight against the call did not listen to our appeals and then demanded them to cancel the results and also useless, and showed them the magnitude of the danger to Iraq and its people, but preferred their personal interests and partisan interest of Iraq In addition to their disregard for the international rejection of the referendum, the division of Iraq and the establishment of a state on a national and racial basis. ""We are reassuring our people in Kurdistan and in Kirkuk in particular that we are keen on their safety and interests. We have only fulfilled our constitutional duty to extend the federal authority and impose security and protect the national wealth in this city, which we want to remain a peaceful coexistence city for all Iraqis in all their spectrum. ""We call upon all the citizens to cooperate with our heroic armed forces, which are committed to our strict directives to protect civilians in the first place, to impose security and order and to protect state installations and institutions," he said. To continue their work normally and not to disrupt the interests of citizens. ""Local police and intelligence agencies in Kirkuk are protecting the citizens and their property, and they should be vigilant and careful to prevent the sedition promoters from signing between the sons of the same homeland." "The people of Iraq must continue to defend their rights, their gains and their national wealth from waste and corruption. It is the property of all Iraqis, and work for all brothers to live in this country without discrimination." https://scoop24.news/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D8%AF%D8%B9%D9%88-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D9%8A%D8%B4%D9%85%D8%B1%D9%83%D8%A9-%D8%A5%D9%84%D9%89-%D8%A7%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%A1-%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%AC%D8%A8%D9%87/
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  • harry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:30 AM
    The decline of Iraq's dollar bonds with the escalation of tension with the Kurds 10/16/2017 Iraq's dollar bonds fell on Monday as tensions rose in Kirkuk province between Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Sovereign bonds fell 2028 cents to a two-and-a-half-month low, while 2023 bonds fell 0.9 cents to a record low, according to Thomson Reuters data. There has been a dispute between the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government since the referendum held by the province on the separation on September 25, which was rejected by Baghdad and described as illegal. http://www.mawazin.net/%D8%A7%D9%86%D8%AE%D9%81%D8%A7%D8%B6-%D8%B3%D9%86%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D9%85%D8%B9-%D8%AA%D8%B5%D8%A7%D8%B9%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%88%D8%AA%D8%B1-%D9%85%D8%B9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A3%D9%83%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AF/%D8%A7%D9%82%D8%AA%D8%B5%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%A9
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  • harry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:24 AM
    Masoum and US ambassador discuss Kirkuk events today 10/16/2017 President Fuad Masoum met with US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Seleman on Monday, calling for an end to the conflict in Kirkuk and an immediate return to dialogue. The President of the Republic said in a statement received by "Sky Press" that "President Fuad Masum received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad this morning, the US ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Silliman," indicating that "discussed with him the relations of cooperation and friendship between the two countries." She explained that "during the meeting focused on the political and security developments in the country, especially recent developments in the province of Kirkuk." He stressed that "infallible", according to the statement, "the need to stop the escalation of the conflict in Kirkuk, and the need to make the utmost efforts to return immediately to dialogue to resolve differences on the basis of the Constitution and through dialogue leading to the spread of peace and political stability and security." He called on "the media and all parties to the dispute to keep away from escalation and rhetoric," expressing his hope "to understand all the political forces in the country the danger of worsening conditions that would negatively affect the future of all Iraqis." The statement pointed out that the President of the Republic "focused on the need for political leaders to work to find acceptable ground and understandings contribute to the development of immediate solutions to the problems plagued Kirkuk and all the problems of the country, especially between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government," noting the "importance of preserving national unity And the lives of citizens. " For his part, Ambassador Silliman stressed "the United States' keenness to stabilize Iraq" and its readiness to "provide any support to help Iraqis overcome this problem." The Joint Operations Command announced Monday that security forces had taken control of a number of areas in Kirkuk and confirmed that the units were continuing to advance. http://www.skypressiq.net/2017/10/16/%D9%85%D8%B9%D8%B5%D9%88%D9%85-%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%81%D9%8A%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%B1%D9%8A%D9%83%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D8%A8%D8%AD%D8%AB%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%A7%D8%AD%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AB-%D9%83%D8%B1%D9%83%D9%88%D9%83-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%88%D9%85
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  • harry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:10 AM
    Abadi calls on the people of Kirkuk to cooperate with the Iraqi armed forces 10/16/2017 The Prime Minister, Haidar al-Abadi, on Monday, the people of Kirkuk, calling them to cooperate with the Iraqi armed forces, against the backdrop of the city witnessed the redeployment of federal forces. "My duty is to work according to the constitution to serve the citizens and protect the unity of the country, which was at risk of partition as a result of insisting on holding the referendum organized by the controllers," Abadi said. In the Kurdistan region and unilaterally, and at a time when we are engaged in an existential war against terrorism represented by a terrorist gang. " Abadi stressed that "Baghdad tried to dissuade the brothers in the region from taking it and not to violate the Constitution and focus on the fight and urged, did not listen to our appeals and then asked them to cancel the results and to no avail also, and showed them the magnitude of the danger that will be exposed to Iraq and its people, " noting that they "preferred their personal interests And the party on the interest of Iraq and its Kurds and the rest of the spectrum and exceeded the Constitution and came out of the national consensus and national partnership in addition to their disregard for the international rejection of the comprehensive referendum and the division of Iraq and the establishment of a state on a national and racial basis, "the statement. On the security situation in Kirkuk, the prime minister reassured the people of the Kurdistan region and the people of Kirkuk in particular that "the Iraqi forces are keen on their safety and their interest," stressing that "it has only fulfilled its constitutional duty to extend the federal authority and impose security and protect the national wealth in this city, "He called on them to cooperate with the armed forces, which are committed to its strict directives to protect civilians in the first place, impose security and order and protect state institutions and institutions. He also called on the Peshmerga forces to perform their duty under the federal leadership as part of the Iraqi armed forces, and called on all employees in Kirkuk to continue their work normally and not to disrupt the interests of citizens. The local police and intelligence agencies in Kirkuk are protecting citizens and their properties and be very vigilant To prevent "the promoters of temptation to sign between the sons of one nation," as he put it. Sections of the fight against terrorism and rapid intervention, the federal police, the Iraqi army and the popular crowd, at dawn today, began a process of redeployment of the federal forces in Kirkuk. This was followed by sporadic clashes between the forces of the crowd and the Peshmerga forces in the area of ​​Tuzkhurmatu and recorded casualties between the two sides, while the two exchanged the bombardment in Taza south of Kirkuk. Federal forces have taken control of several vital sites and oil facilities in Kirkuk province so far. Tension between the Peshmerga and the Iraqi forces in recent days in the seam areas between the two sides south of Kirkuk province, and took control of the Peshmerga on Kirkuk in the wake of the withdrawal of the Iraqi army from them before the invasion of the organization "Daash" north and west of the country in the summer of 2014. http://www.knoozmedia.com/268933/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D8%AF%D8%B9%D9%88-%D8%A3%D9%87%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%8A-%D9%83%D8%B1%D9%83%D9%88%D9%83-%D8%A5%D9%84%D9%89-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D8%B9%D8%A7%D9%88%D9%86-%D9%85/
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  • harry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:01 AM
    The IMF requires a reduction in staff salaries and a budget for the government 10/16/2017 The Finance Committee of the parliamentary, on Monday, the government to expedite the sending of the draft budget for the next fiscal year, noting that the International Monetary Fund is pressing towards reducing the salaries of employees and the operational budget. The committee's decision MP Ahmad Hama said in a press statement that "the federal government delayed the sending of the draft federal budget law to parliament according to the constitutional time and scheduled on 10 of this month and should expedite the dispatch without delay. " He added that "the International Monetary Fund stipulated on the government during a meeting last Thursday in the Secretariat General of the Council of Ministers on the budget to reduce the salaries of employees and reduce the funds of the operating budget, which amounts to about 38 trillion dinars in exchange for lending Iraq funds to fill the budget deficit," adding that " Condition in order to respond formally in the coming days. " http://www.knoozmedia.com/268794/%D8%B5%D9%86%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%82-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%86%D9%82%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%84%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D8%B4%D8%AA%D8%B1%D8%B7-%D8%AA%D8%AE%D9%81%D9%8A%D8%B6-%D8%B1%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%AA%D8%A8-%D8%A7/
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  • harry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:46 AM
    Al-Abbadi: The region must abide by the constitution before any dialogue 10/16/2017 Baghdad / Sabah / Omar Abdul Latif renewed the government yesterday adherence to the Constitution and national constants, calling on the Kurdistan region to adhere to them before entering into the details of any dialogue. The government's assurances came after the Dokan meeting between the leaders of the Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party, which announced its refusal to cancel the results of the illegal referendum in an irresponsible position may be the situation, according to observers, who also described the step "undisciplined." The office of Prime Minister Dr. Haider Abadi said that Article 143 of the Constitution set the mandate of the central government on the disputed areas, including Kirkuk. "There is no dialogue with the Kurdistan region before it recognizes national sovereignty and the commitment to the unity of Iraq," spokesman Saad al-Hadithi told a news briefing on Sunday. He stressed that "the need to adopt the Constitution as a basis for dialogue and to be compatible outputs with the provisions of the Constitution," noting that "dialogue before the referendum is not as after and must be the local government in the Kurdistan region to abide by the Constitution and national constants before entering into the details of any dialogue." He pointed out that "the referendum showed the existence of an attempt to separatist trend and the local government in the region to provide a guarantee not to repeat these endeavors in the future," noting that "the federal government is bound by the Constitution to impose security and protect citizens in all parts of Iraq without exception." The federal government has conditioned the acceptance of Kurdistan package "national constants" in exchange for the start of dialogue with the region and resolve the crisis that erupted after the last referendum on secession. The spokesman also denied the Prime Minister to set a deadline for the Peshmerga forces for withdrawal from the province of Kirkuk, and said: "There is nothing to confirm that we gave a deadline and these conversations are launched by leaders in the Peshmerga." He explained that "the Iraqi federal forces must redeploy, and do so at this time in the province of Kirkuk and the areas where it existed before June 10, 2014, that is before the pre-emptive control of these areas." In Dokan Sulaymaniyah, the official of the General Assembly of the Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Mullah Bakhtiar on Sunday that "during the meeting today (yesterday) to agree on 5 points between the Patriotic Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party and sent to Baghdad. "We will not retreat from the results of the referendum under any pressure but we are ready for dialogue," he said, adding that "there are proposals on how to resolve the situation in Kirkuk, and gave the necessary powers to persons who have contacts with the President Minister Dr. Haider Abadi. " Bakhtiar said that "closing the border crossings will not solve the problem and not the political process, he said The points agreed during the meeting are: 1.Confirmation on the unity of the Kurdish row 2. Kurdish forces ready for an open dialogue unconditional in accordance with the interests of Baghdad and Arbil and the principles 3. It is in the interest that the main political forces participate in the political negotiations between Baghdad and Erbil 4. The meeting considers it necessary for the Iraqi and Kurdish parties to participate in the negotiations between Erbil and Baghdad under the supervision of the international bodies. 5. Rejection of all kinds of military interventions and threats that threaten the relations between the region and Baghdad and consider them a violation of the Constitution and laws that refuse to use force in resolving internal conflicts. It is noteworthy that the political offices of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, met on Sunday, in Dokan in the presence of President Fuad Masum, and the outgoing Kurdistan Regional President Massoud Barzani. A presidential statement received by Al-Sabah said that the President of the Republic had discussed with the General Coordinator of the Change Movement, Mr. Omar Said Ali, and his delegation "on the overall situation on the ground, particularly the strained relations between the federal government and Kurdistan Regional Government ." At the meeting, which was held at the infallible residence in Sulaymaniyah, "the necessity of concerted efforts to calm the situation and work on the preparation of political climates to establish dialogue and peaceful resolution of the current issues between the two sides to reach realistic understandings that will contribute to preserving national gains The Iraqi people with all its components. " For his part, the General Coordinator of the Change Movement expressed his "support for the efforts made by the President infallible in these difficult times to solve the problems between the federal government and Kurdistan Regional Government." In turn, counting the head of the Iraqi group for strategic studies and confident Hashemi Kurdish leaders refused to cancel the results of the referendum "a step not considered." Al-Hashemi told al-Sabah that "this does not convince the Baghdad government, but what is important in the matter is the conviction of the issue of participation in the administration of Kirkuk, and the status of oil, as well as a lot of things that stood a barrier between the parties and demanded by the Baghdad government in the past, By those leaders. " Hashemi expected that "there will be more decisive actions by the Iraqi government towards the Kurdistan region." http://www.alsabaah.iq/ArticleShow.aspx?ID=146079
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  • harry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:41 AM
    Air freight contributes to increased financial revenues 10/16/2017 Baghdad / Farah Al-Khafaf The Iraqi Ministry of Transport is working to increase the financial revenues and support the state treasury through a number of measures and movements, foremost of which is the investment of air cargo and the increase of flights, especially with the counting of Iraq as a global traffic zone after the recent victories over the terrorist gangs. Air Transport Specialist Abdul Karim Lefta suggested, "Expanding the ministry's activities by competing with other operating companies, by lowering the price of air travel and shipping. Lower prices , said: "morning": "We have noticed during the last term competition Turkish and Arab companies of the national carrier because of varying prices, providing these companies lower prices of Iraqi Airways , " calling on "those who to lower prices to attract the largest number of passengers with upgrading Services provided "He also praised the achievements of the Ministry of Transport" from the opening of airports and the development of passenger halls and other opening, as well as moves towards the opening of new airlines, "and expected that" the coming year will witness an escalation in these efforts. "The General Company for Airlines The Iraqi General Manager of Iraqi Airways, Engineer Miran Farid said in a statement received by "Al-Sabah" a copy of it: "The meeting included a discussion of the file of financing air cargo Through IFC and IFF Y project by the company " to be" the Iranian presence of a representative at that meeting. " Numbers of study Farid called on specialists in the company to prepare a feasibility study between the company and the financing entity through the Ministry of Planning - IFC through the formation of a special committee for this purpose and to submit the results of the Commission by the end of next week. The General Establishment of Civil Aviation also announced a significant increase in the rate of incoming and outgoing flights during the first third of this month, reaching 810 flights within ten days. The development of services and the Director General of Civil Aviation Engineer Hussein Mohsen: "This progress in the number of flights came to reflect the nature of the development of services in the airport facilities," pointing out that "the follow-up field and direct supervision by the Minister of Transport Kazem cup pigeons have overcome many difficulties and facilitated the process Continuous development ". Mohsen stressed that " "Baghdad International Airport is continuing to complete procedures to obtain the ISO 9001 certification in the global quality management system. http://www.alsabaah.iq/ArticleShow.aspx?ID=146066
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  • harry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:34 AM
    good morning to all ds i pray that everyone will receive a blessing today and enjoy its.
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    Yesterday, 06:40 AM
    I agree MtnHigh. Let's hope that there's more to come!
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    Yesterday, 06:39 AM
    ​Good morning DS. I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend & has a better day today. Blessing to all.
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    Yesterday, 06:39 AM
    Can this money add to the reserves. Shesh...
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