New Trump immigration order will remove Iraq from list of banned countries: AP



WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary US travel ban, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed US officials.

Four officials say the decision follows pressure from the Pentagon and State Department, the AP reported. They had urged the White House to reconsider Iraq’s inclusion given its key role in fighting the Islamic State group, it added.

Trump is expected to sign the new order on Wednesday. An earlier order was blocked by federal courts.

(Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

Abd al-Maliki weakness by «Daesh» in Iraq


A quick retreat and landslides succession in the ranks of al Daesh, with the progress of Iraqi forces sweeping, what makes an unequal battle and defeat the terrorists is not only a matter of time, Valgelbh Iraqi forces, both in terms of preparing or gear and expertise of the fighting as well.

And put inquires experts and observers of Iraqi affairs legitimate and urgent questions: «Are they equal forces in the summer of 2014 battles, when she lack of organization Daesh, estimated at a few hundred of the occupation of Mosul, and the defeat of three heavily armed military teams of various types of weapons and then the rapid expansion, and the occupation of more than one-third of Iraq’s land area !? ».

Most local and international reports and provide answers, that the former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki responsible for the fall with 35 others responsible, according to the report of the fact-finding Maliki is issued a withdrawal of military sectors of Mosul orders, did not adhere to the construction of the new Iraqi army capabilities, focused on the side numerical in sheet strength of the army on the efficiency and training and the expense of quality, and accuse him of the report.

And it increased Maliki insult to injury, he did not take appropriate and decisive decision after the collapse of the military units, and leave it open for the leaders to enact what they see fit, which is not true, as orders to punish the defeatists of the leaders did not issue, which led to the collapse of the cuts in other areas.

Frequent errors

And refers writer and political analyst Zaid al-Zubaidi, that «Daesh» resorted to attracting new elements not her goal is anti-regime and the search for personal interests or prevent harm, pointing out he had committed the same mistakes committed by former government forces did not manage to gain the trust of the people of Mosul but on the contrary, what was it fancy Hadhanth. He indicated that the organization deliberately used excessive methods to provoke terror.

Abra Bakhawatim

He warns politicians Observers from the deviation of the last verses of the war against Daesh, which consists of sectarian revenge demographic change employed by some government agencies and factions of militias crowd the popular resort to transform the IDP camps to concentration camps under the pretext of security checks, similar to what happened to the people displaced from areas of Anbar, Salahuddin, Diyala and belt Baghdad and elsewhere.

Through salvation

Stresses political analyst Samer Samer the need to distinguish between those who committed crimes, and those who were forced by circumstances to match Daesh, and deal with them so the hundreds of thousands who have been forced to go along with the Baath Party or the call or any other dominant party, adding: «otherwise would not be before Iraq is waiting for quality new formations of violence that despair of change by peaceful means democracy. »

Iraq: army approaching from the government compound in Mosul


MOSUL (Reuters ) – USbacked Iraqi forces yesterday made their way up to the main government compound in Mosul , which has become one of the main objectives in the campaign to expel militants organize Daesh from their last stronghold in the western part of the city in the range of fire. Some frightened civilians fled the fighting towards the government , which is usually a target for militants lines. Others were forced to retreat into areas still under the control of Daesh in the city , but suffers a shortage of food and water supplies. Iraqi forces seized control of the eastern side of Mosul in January after fighting lasted 100 days and began its assault on areas west of the Tigris River on February 19. If Iraqi forces defeated the regulation would ultimately have written to the Iraqi wing of the Caliphate , which was announced by the organization commander Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 in parts of Iraq and neighboring Syria.

The US commander in Iraq , said he believed that USbacked forces regain control of Mosul and tenderness -makl regulation in Syria- within six months. Official media works with special units of the Interior Ministry “ is currently the provincial council and government compound and said under fire from the rapid reaction forces” in reference to a range of up to 400 meters. And control of this complex will help Iraqi forces to attackthe militants in the old city center nearby and will have symbolic significance with regard to the restoration ofstate authority over the city. And faced antiterrorism units device that received training from US snipers and mortar fire launched Daesh with moving units eastward across stone to join the rapid reaction and federal police deployed on the side of the river , in a move that will complete prohibition to enter the city from the west forces Valley area . The militants burned homes, shops and cars for camouflage during their movements and prevent aerial surveillance to monitor their sites. The footage showed via satellite cover above the street in the old city center. Residents in areas controlled by the militants that they were forced to take out their cars from the garages to the streets to impede the progress of military vehicles. He began military engineers repairing a bridge in the far south of the city rapid reaction forces retook it Monday.

Economic parliamentary: the right of the individual to ensure its share of oil imports



Since 28/02/2017 20:05 pm (Baghdad time)

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He made a member of the Committee of Economy and Investment parliamentary Najiba Najib, Tuesday, its agreement with the members of the claims to ensure their share of oil imports, saying it is a legitimate right to not get them to services.

Najib said L / balance News /, “I agree with the claims calls to ensure that the share of each member of the Iraqi oil imports,” asserting that “the right oil for all the sons of the Iraqi people.”

She added, “The citizens did not get the service or anything, then your determine per capita is right for him and a good thing.”

And raise the citizen (February 25, 2017), has sued the three presidencies, to demand all the rights of the Iraqi budget since 2003.anthy 29

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International Officer: dream of ISIS “State” over.

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An Iraqi soldier stands in front of an armed body of ISIS was killed in battles.

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A senior military commander said the international coalition against ISIS, that regulation no longer have the ability to withstand the war, making their dream to establish what they describe as “State” has ended.
He said Robert Jones, Deputy Commander of the Strategic Affairs and support of the international coalition, during a news briefing in London that the ongoing military operations in Mosul, Iraq and Syria in ISIS introduced tenderness at the stage of deflation, and that “no longer have any constituents to hold out or change the tip.


Jones’s comments came after a meeting of the representatives of the coalition working group, with the participation of more than 20 countries.


Jones said that coalition operations dried up financial and military supply channels displayed is flag, adding that Turkey also contributed to tighten security on its border with Iraq and Syria, bringing the number of new foreign militants who join to “not more than a few individuals.”


Jones pointed to the fact that ISIS to use small planes March, for dropping bombs on Iraqi military and civilian sites in the battle of Mosul, “evidence of the desperate situation in which they arrived.


He added that the Alliance is developing tools to address this type of aircraft, but he refused to disclose this type of technology.


Coalition officials confirmed at the London meeting to war on “starting to pay off, especially in regards to” refute the many feelings it tickles organization to join since 2014. “


Jones noted that the Alliance “will be hunted and killed each gun into ISIS and kills civilians, whether this person from London or Paris or Baghdad.”


He said the Coalition found on many information materials in Mosul, upon examining them we managed to identify the organizational plans and methods of advertising.

Daesh leader directs “his farewell!”


It picked up reports from Iraq that Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in an address on Tuesday to supporters in the areas they control, the organization acknowledged the defeat in the recent fighting.

Elaf: Transfer site (Russia Today RT) on the report of the site (Alsumaria News) as saying that local source in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, revealed that the leader of the “Daesh” In a speech to his supporters in which elements of the organization called for a “stealthy and flee” towards the mountainous areas.

The source said that al-Baghdadi, the face of a speech he called (his farewell) to those close to him, and distributed it to the preachers to explain what is going through the organization, adding that the preachers are starting to talk about defeats starboard by the organization in Nineveh and other areas.

The source pointed out that the speech also included instructions to the members of the organization that blow themselves up when surrounded by Iraqi forces. He added that the leaders of the so-called “Mujahideen Shura Council,” all of whom fled from Nineveh and Tal Afar towards Syrian territory, indicating that the prominent leaders of al-Baghdadi, moving close to the border between Iraq and Syria.

The closure of the Office of the soldiers
The local source in Nineveh province, said on Monday that “Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ordered the closure of what is known as the” Office of the soldiers and immigrants, “and the good of militants regulation coming from outside Iraq between returning to their home countries or to blow themselves up and get” 72 nymph. “

The other source, said on Sunday that the leader of the organization issued an order to withdraw the title of “prince” of the group’s leaders on the left coast of Mosul, after the collapse of the organization to the progress of the Iraqi security forces.

It is said that the head of the ethnic government, the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Haider al-Abadi announced on February 19 for the start of a new chapter of operations “are coming Aaninoy to” liberate the right side of Mosul, while stressing that the advancing forces working on “human liberation by the earth.”

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The Pentagon is sending defeat “Daesh” to the White House plans


27/02/2017 19:41:00

Khandan – sent a US Department of Defense (Pentagon) on Monday, options and plans available to defeat the organization “Daesh” terrorist to the White House.

The news network (CNN) for US official familiar with the matter as saying this, that the plans include military options and diplomatic as well as economic choices without providing additional details.

He said the US official that what was presented at the request of US President Donald Trump, presented by 30 days.

The official added that there is a committee composed of senior officials in the US administration will meet on Monday afternoon local time for Washington to discuss the way forward in fighting organization, at a time when information is not available if Trump will attend personally the meeting, according to the official.




US initiative for Iraq: a comprehensive settlement and end the influence of Iran and militias

Tuesday , February 28, 2017

BAGHDAD – Washington: quite the contrary which raises of projects and initiatives to settle the Iraqi comprehensive inside and outside Iraq, Western diplomatic sources US capital Washington revealed motionless widely days ago to develop a new project on Iraq and the post-regulation (Daesh) and restore all the land and the Iraqi cities of control .

To Atksam along sectarian, religious, ethnic and include the initiative , according to a leaked several items are being worked on. Notably: ” to ensure the unity of Iraq and not to be divided along sectarian lines, religious or ethnic” and “an international commitment to support the Iraqi army and security services,” and “strengthening the foundations of the democratic process in the country” and “work to address the effects of the current war with terrorism,” and “stop regional intervention in its internal affairs” and “set a timetable after the completion of the page Daesh organize militias to address file and integrated security, military or civilian jobs.”
Also, provisions of the initiative states that ” the restoration of the Iraqi street , the confidence of the judiciary in the country through the repair” and “erase the effects of demographic change and the return of all urban residents to their homes unconditionally”, as well as the organization of “conference of an international donors wide to contribute to the reconstruction of the country and rehabilitation Home services like water and electricity. ”
It is supposed to submit the initiative to the UN Security Council in order to “approve and oblige states paragraphs of imposing sanctions on any party proves its interference in Iraqi affairs.”

Commission set up by Congress
sources confirmed, which leaked the provisions of the initiative that the talks held by Western envoys former Iraq and specialists in the Iraqi issue in the presence of members of the committee “Future of Iraq Task Force”, a commission set up by Congress last year to put thenew American president before a clear picture about Iraq in order to deal with .
The committee includes 30 members , headed by former US ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, in addition to the membership of former US ambassadors who served in Baghdad between 2003 and 2014, they are : Jim Jeffrey, and Zalmay Khalilzad, John Negroponte, as well as the two generals David Petraeus and John Allen and vice president of RAND Corporation, Charlie Reese, and Deputy Foreign Minister for Middle East Affairs, Beth Jones, a researcher and specialist in Middle Eastern affairs, Douglas Oliphant, in addition to the American researcher, professor and academic Natalie Dennis, as well as the American advisor Kurds Affairs, Professor Gareth Stansfield, the remaining number of researchers are Iraqis residing in London, Washington and naturalized there.

Initiative will invite Iraqis to discuss a
Western diplomat said that ” the initiative does not represent Washington officially yet, but after the completion of the drafting will be invited Iraqi factions to the United States to display them, and then adopted by President Donald Trump ‘s management, to submit to the Security Council to compel Iraqi parties as well as the neighboring countries. ”
The Western diplomat, who worked in Baghdad between 2006 and 2009 , during the American occupation of the country, that ” the initiative will receive a Western broad support, as well as positive signs that Arab states several pledged financial and military support for Iraq to help it stand on its own feet,” he said.

Expectations initiatives interview to the forces of Shiite close to Iran
and is likely to be a repetition of the launch of initiatives by the ruling parties, especially those close to Iran , “Aware of whom mobility is currently under way in Washington,” especially since this movement aims eventually to “limit Iran ‘s influence in Iraq,” as he put it . He added that the initiative also aims to “correct the internal situation and end the sectarian marginalization and exclusion, which Washington sees as Western countries several one of the main reasons for the emergence of al Daesh , ” according to the saying. The Western diplomat pointed out that “there may be other organizations in the future after the elimination of Daesh, the most brutal of it, if not handled imbalance in this country,” he confirmed.
Declared leader of the “Islamic Supreme Council,” Ammar al – Hakim, a few days ago, refusing to launch any initiatives from outside Iraq, stressing that the solution be inside Iraq, just weeks after its launch on the “historic compromise” under the auspices of the United Nations initiative.  However , the political parties they see as entrenched rule of the same community and serve the  welfare of everyone. Also, launched the leader of the “Sadrists”, Muqtada al – Sadr, another initiative included a 29 – item not received the attention other political blocs.…D8%AA.html


Foreign Minister calls his Swiss counterpart to release frozen funds estimated at one billion dollars


28-02-2017 01:39 PM


Demanded Foreign Minister Ibrahim al – Jaafari, on Tuesday, his Swiss counterpart Didier Burkhaltr launch is estimated at one billion US dollars frozen in Swiss banks Iraqi funds, and as he emphasized the necessity of activating the agreements signed between the two countries in 1977 economic agreement, called for Switzerland to open an embassy in Baghdad.

Said Jaafari ‘s office said in a statement, said that the recent ‘Swiss Foreign Minister met on the sidelines of the Human Rights Council meetings that are held its business in the Swiss city of Geneva’, noting that “During the meeting , they discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Byrne, and ways to consolidate in the framework of strengthening joint cooperation between the two countries ‘.

He called on al – Jaafari, the Swiss side to ‘activate the agreements signed between the two countries in 1977 economic agreement, the opening of the Swiss Embassy in Baghdad , “and urged” the release of an estimated one billion dollars frozen in Swiss banks Iraqi funds. ”

Jaafari confirmed that ‘Iraq insists on openness and consolidation of relations, and benefit from the experiences of others, and looks forward to strengthening cooperation in the training of Iraqi diplomats, and to facilitate the granting of visas visa between Baghdad and Berne’, directed ‘to his invitation to visit Iraq in the framework of strengthening relations between the two countries. ”

For his part, Burkhaltr that ‘what is important is how the reconstruction of Iraq, and to help achieve security and stability , ‘ he said, adding that Ttsoisra send humanitarian aid through the United Nations, and we have experts working in the United Nations organizations in Iraq ”.

He stressed Tohmah develop a new business plan, and economic development and cooperation and investment between the two countries’, noting that ‘ the Iraqi delegation , who visited Switzerland earlier this year discuss the security cooperation, counter – terrorism, and to increase the security and intelligence coordination which will contribute to facilitate the granting of visas visa between Switzerland and Iraq’ .

Abu Bakr al – Baghdadi admits defeat organized in the face of Iraqi forces


Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – 17:07 GMT

Revealed a local source in Nineveh province / northwest Iraq / Tuesday, that the organization of “Daesh” leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the face of a speech to supporters in the areas they control, explaining that the letter included recognition of the defeat of the organization in recent fighting and inviting its components to “disguise and escape” to the regions mountain.


The source said in an interview with Alsumaria’s News, said that “al-Baghdadi, the face of a speech he called his farewell to those close to him and distributed them to the speakers to explain what is going through the organization, and that the preachers are starting to talk about defeats starboard by the organization in Nineveh and the rest of the States.”

The source, who asked not to be named, said: “sermon also included instructions to the members of the organization that blow themselves up when surrounded by Iraqi forces,” calling on his followers to “go to the mountain areas and rugged in Iraq and Syria.”

The source continued, “The leaders of the Mujahedeen Shura Council, all fled from Nineveh and Tal Afar towards Syrian territory,” noting that “the prominent leaders of al-Baghdadi, moving close to the border between Iraq and Syria.”

Referred to the General Commander of the Armed Forces, Haider al-Abadi, announced in the (February 19, 2017), the launch of a new page of the operations “are coming, Nineveh, to” liberate the right side of Mosul, while stressing that the advancing forces working on the “liberation of man before the ground.”