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    Today, 09:21 AM
    Good morning DS. Thank you Harry! I hope everyone has a wonderful day/weekend. Be safe!!
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    Today, 08:54 AM
    good morning to all ds i pray that everyone will have a blessed day today. Iraqi figures on the US sanctions list on charges of corruption and repression 11/21/2019 BAGHDAD - The United States plans to take punitive measures against Iraqi figures over their involvement in the use of lethal force to quell mass popular protests that began in early October and continue for the 50th consecutive day, informed sources in Baghdad said. The sources told Al-Arab that Washington is also considering punishing Iraqi first-line figures for corruption and human rights violations. According to the sources, there are two lists that may be issued by the US Treasury soon, including the names of five Iraqi figures, which will be covered by financial sanctions in accordance with the laws in force in the United States. The sources pointed out that the new US sanctions, will be extended to three prominent Iraqi figures, closely linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the Popular Mobilization militias, pointing out that "Abu Jihad al-Hashemi, Director of the Office of Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, put his name at the top of the list of punished figures." Fog has surrounded the fate of al-Hashemi since the beginning of this month, after the leaked office of Abdul-Mahdi news of his resignation, and the appointment of Qais al-Amiri, close to Faleh al-Fayyad, head of the Popular Mobilization Authority, in his position. Hashemi is described as the de facto prime minister in Iraq since the formation of Abdul Mahdi's government, which confirms the sources accompanying that he chose the most prominent pillars, while other sources say that “Abu Jihad is the financial coordinator of the activities of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in Iraq, which includes billions of dollars in the areas of housing, entertainment, tourism and materials Food. ” The sources confirm that the decision to resign al-Hashemi was a formality, to suggest to the public that it is far from the office of Abdul-Mahdi when the list of sanctions to come out in public. The second figure, who the sources say will respond to the sanctions list, is Hussein Faleh, known as Abu Zainab al-Lami, the head of the PMU's private security service, and is known as the personal companion inside Iraq of senior Revolutionary Guards general Qasem Soleimani. The third person under US sanctions is Ahmed al-Asadi, a member of the Fatah bloc and leader of the Jund al-Imam Brigades. Personalities targeted Abu Jihad al - Hashemi , Director of the Head of Government Office Hussein Faleh Security Service chief in the popular crowd , Ahmed al - Asadi Soldiers Brigades leader Imam Nuri al - Maliki , the leader of a coalition of state law , Hadi al - Ameri , leader of the Alliance of Conquest Sources confirm that these figures are directly involved in the coordination of sniper and killed and injured and the arrest and abduction Thousands of demonstrators, activists and journalists across the country have been experiencing protests since the beginning of last month. The sources point to the existence of US financial sanctions against another list, including names of high caliber in Iraq, such as the leader of the coalition of law Nuri al-Maliki and the leader of the conquest coalition Hadi al-Amiri. The sanctions against al-Maliki and al-Amiri related to corruption and human rights violations, while the sources confirm that the United States is considering putting the name of the head of the Popular Mobilization Commission, Faleh al-Fayyad, on the same list, which includes the leaders of the rule of law and Fatah on similar charges. Such sanctions would impose complex financial constraints on the movement of funds for persons listed in the Regulations. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the administration would not stand idly by "while we see corrupt officials making the Iraqi people suffer." He stressed that the United States will impose sanctions on corrupt figures who steal the wealth of the Iraqi people. He added that the protests in Iraq do not distinguish between communities and ethnic groups, but wants to get rid of Iranian interference, pointing out that the United States remains the largest donor of humanitarian aid in Iraq. But an Iraqi observer played down the seriousness of the leaks and predicted that government sources with limited influence had leaked them, with the aim of spreading terror among Iranian figures, whose presence was heavy on the political system. The observer told Al-Arab, “It can be said that the protests have strengthened one wing of the last wing of the regime in Iraq, so that the wing dare to declare its desire to exclude the faces that have become subordinate to Iran is a burden on Iran itself. All this means that there is an intention to carry out liquidations within the regime, supervised by Iran in order to delude the protesters that there is a real response to their demands. "Even if the leaks are real, they may be part of a plan to soak up popular anger and divert it from demanding the fall of the entire sectarian system and turn the page of corruption into attention to the fragments of the already existing conflict between the pre-existing wings of the regime under Iranian auspices." He ruled that this would affect the protesters and reduce the ceiling of their demands because it is a prosthetic solution, like the ministerial changes, which they refused to consider a solution, stressing that the violence against the demonstrators was not an individual behavior as it was a systematic policy linked to an Iranian defense plan, details of which were illustrated by the recent repression Inside Iranian cities. rawabetcenter Iraq will return to the “seventh item” and international tutelage for this reason .. “The Independent” speaks Thursday , 21 November 2019 Iraq will return to the seventh item and international tutelage for this reason - The Independent speaksBaghdad / Sky Press Legal experts confirmed today that there is a possibility of Iraq’s return to international tutelage and inclusion under Article VII of the Charter of the United Nations, with the escalation of demonstrations and increasing cases of repression of protesters. According to a report by the British Independent newspaper published today, legal experts suggested the possibility of Iraq’s return to Article VII of the Charter of the United Nations and international trustees after the Iraqi government suppressed the ongoing protests in the capital Baghdad and other cities, while stressing that “this will affect the political and economic situation of the country.” The report added that “the situation in Iraq has reached a stage that can not be overlooked by the international community, where a legal expert, that the possibility of Iraq’s return to Chapter VII and international trusteeship is expected, as a result of serious violations of human rights contrary to international documents and agreements, all justifications for the return to Chapter VII. “. He explained that “the government refers to a third party killing the demonstrators, an attempt to exonerate itself before the international community, but this does not work since it is the responsibility of the state to protect the demonstrators,” noting that “the return of Iraq to Chapter VII will lead to disaster, because it makes the government weak and not They have the right to conclude agreements and even legislate laws. ” With regard to the possibility of forming a government of national salvation, the report pointed out that “such a government can be formed only after the return of the state to international tutelage, and crimes committed against the demonstrators do not fall by the statute of limitations and this justification for the return to international tutelage.” As for the economic effects in the event of the return of the government to international tutelage, a legal expert, that “the decisions of the State will be subject to international will, and withholding its money and return to the oil-for-food agreements.” The report pointed out that “international positions on what is going on, is meager and does not match the magnitude of the crisis in the country.” For his part, said politician, Hamid al-Mutlaq, “Iraq’s return to international tutelage is possible, after the Iraqi government those violations against protesters,” noting that “the Iraqi nation has reached a level of difficulty to be overlooked by Western governments that will intervene, as it wants to Iraq remains under its control. ” The political analyst, Sarmad al-Bayati, did not rule out that Iraq be returned to Article VII, pointing out that “the United States is monitoring what has been happening in Iraq since the outbreak, but perhaps they will bargain with the government or they will present it to the Security Council to return Iraq to Chapter VII.” Al-Bayati stressed that “the protesters are demanding the exit of all the political class, but there is no clear coordination or paths they specify to implement their demands. Before the government. ” Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations deals with acts committed in situations of threats to peace and aggression. Chapter 13 contains, inter alia, Article 44, which provides that “if the Security Council decides to use force, it shall, before requesting an unrepresented member, The armed forces, in fulfillment of the obligations set forth in article 43, shall invite such member to participate, if he so desires, in the decisions he makes in respect of the use of units of such armed forces. Iraq had entered under the provisions of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations under resolution 660 of the Security Council on the second of August 1990, hours after its invasion of Kuwait, and the Iraqi Foreign Ministry announced the exit of Iraq from Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations in December 21017, This was after the Security Council issued resolution 2390, stressing that the parties (Iraq and the United Nations) have implemented the measures imposed in accordance with Chapter VII under resolutions 1958 in 2010 and resolution 2335 in 2016. skypressiq
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    Yesterday, 09:14 AM
    gm ds.
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    Yesterday, 08:31 AM
    good morning to all ds i pray that everyone will have a blessed day.
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    11-20-2019, 09:00 AM
    good morning to all ds i pray that everyone will have a blessed day today.
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    11-20-2019, 07:25 AM
    Good morning DS. I hope everyone has an awesome day.
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    11-19-2019, 10:19 AM
    gm ds.
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    11-19-2019, 08:41 AM
    good morning to all ds i pray that everyone will have a blessed day.
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    11-19-2019, 07:40 AM
    Good morning DS. Enjoy your day!
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    11-18-2019, 07:47 AM
    good morning to all ds i pray that everyone will have a blessed day.
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    11-18-2019, 07:22 AM
    Good morning everyone. I hope you have a wonderful Monday!
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    11-17-2019, 08:58 AM
    good morning to all ds i pray that everyone will receive a special blessing today
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    11-17-2019, 08:49 AM
    gm ds.
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