URGENT US Treasury Charges Sanctions

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{International: Al Furat News} The US Treasury Department on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif.

“The US Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif,” the agency said.

The New York Times quoted administration officials as saying sanctions against Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif would be imminent. is over


Al-Kaabi: The Ministry of Finance is obliged to implement Article 10 of the Budget Law relating to the obligations of the Region

The first deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Hassan Karim al-Kaabi, said that the Ministry of Finance must be obliged to implement Article 10 of the budget law with regard to the share of the region and the consequent financial obligations to the central government and pay compensation damages.

The obituary publishes the text of the press office statement of the Kaabi:

On the first deputy speaker of the House of Representatives in the House of Representatives Wednesday 31-July 2019 an expanded meeting of the Finance Committee and the Committee on oil and energy in the presence of a number of MPs on parliamentary committees, and Finance Minister Fuad Hussein and Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban and head of the Office of Financial Supervision and Integrity Agency Salah Nuri, To discuss the oil file of the region and the lack of commitment of the provincial government to implement the provisions of the General Budget 2019.

Al-Kaabi said that the problem of selling oil of the region and the share of the region in the general budget is not new, but the subject of permanent debate in almost every year, specifically during the stage of preparing the budget, noting that today as a parliament agree to find a final legal solution to this file with insistence on the implementation of all parties to the provisions of the Iraqi constitution Which stipulates that oil and other wealth is the property of all Iraqis and no one has the right to go otherwise.

He pointed out that the text of the Federal Budget Law is the legal and legislative framework for resolving all financial disputes. He stressed that the text of the federal budget law is the legal and legislative framework for resolving all financial disputes. , While demanding all executive executives to answer the questions and queries of the House of Representatives and provide the deputies with all the needs of answers and documents being a constitutional right as a representative of the people and is charged with a supervisory and legislative duty.

The meeting agreed on the implementation of a number of recommendations, including the obligation of the Ministry of Finance to implement Article 10 of the budget law with regard to the share of the region and the consequent financial obligations to the central government, and calculate the damage rates due to lack of commitment of the provincial government in coordination with the Finance Committee, in addition to the activation and sustainability of the dialogue between The central government and the provincial government to reach understandings and solutions to all problems.

It was also agreed to entrust the Finance, Oil and Energy Committees to receive all the official responses from the Ministries of Oil and Finance and the Office of Financial Control and analysis of inputs and answers to this meeting, and submit the report and recommendations for submission to the House of Representatives to take the appropriate decision, All special accounts, the number of employees and all other belongings in the Kurdistan Region.

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The region determines the first days of Eid al-Adha

Release date: 2019/7/31 17:25 •

(Sulaymaniyah: Euphrates News) The Chairman of the Fatwa Committee in the province of Sulaymaniyah, that on Thursday will witness the determination of the first days of Eid al-Adha.

Irfan Rashid, head of the Fatwa Committee in Sulaymaniyah, said in a press statement that the committee would discuss the first day of Eid al-Adha on Thursday, like all Islamic countries.

He added: The surprise of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, Thursday, indicating that the tenth of it, may be the first day of Eid al-Adha.

Saudi astronomical calculations were on Sunday, August 11, 2019, the first day of Eid al-Adha


Central Bank grants the administration of {Habbaniyah tourism} hundreds of millions to qualify

Date of release: 2019/7/31 18:22

{Economic: Euphrates News} The Central Bank announced Wednesday, granting the administration of the city of political Habbaniyah hundreds of millions for the purpose of re-qualification.

The bank said in a statement received by the agency {Euphrates News} copy of it today that “coinciding with the approaching days of Eid al-Adha, and in order to support the tourism sector and recreational reality in Iraq, the Central Bank of Iraq and through the initiative of Tamkeen funded by private banks and exchange companies and supervised The Association of Private Banks, granted the management of the tourist city in Habbaniyah an amount of 800 million Iraqi dinars, to be spent for the maintenance of the city facilities and completion of preparations for the reception of visitors to the city.

The initiative of community and humanitarian activities (Tamkeen), launched by the Central Bank of Iraq at the end of 2017, aims to support and finance activities and projects of a social, humanitarian, environmental, cultural and artistic nature.


Parliamentary Finance: Hosting the ministers of finance and oil was almost secret

BAGHDAD (AFX) – A member of the parliamentary finance committee MP Haneen Qaddo on Wednesday revealed the questions that were addressed to oil ministers Thamer al-Ghadhban and Finance Fouad Hussein during their hosting of the committee, indicating that the hosting was semi-confidential.

“There are a lot of questions that were asked to host the ministers of finance and oil and the head of the Office of Financial Supervision and Hosting semi-confidential,” he told local media. “It was supposed to be a public meeting before the House of Representatives and public opinion.”

He added that “the main theme of hosting is the violation of the budget law for Article 10 and other topics on the smuggling of Kirkuk oil,” pointing out “the existence of smuggling in the areas of Khazar Majidiyah and Shikhan and Alsia in Mosul through tanks by the Kurdistan Democratic.”

He added that “the hosting and questions addressed to the ministers of the purpose of the obligation of the Kurdistan constitution and the law of the general budget,” explaining that “political agreements do not repeal the laws and if there are political agreements must be translated into laws.”

Qado stressed the need to “apply laws and any breach can not be silent about it and we are concerned with the spirit of the laws,” stressing that “the Minister of Finance violation of the budget law.”

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Jordan: We will import 10,000 barrels of Iraqi oil per day


Economy News _ Baghdad

Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zwati said on Wednesday that the Iraqi side was discussed during the recent visit to import 10 thousand barrels of oil per day.

“The import operation will be from the Kirkuk plant in northern Iraq and will go to the Jordanian oil refinery within two weeks,” Zawati added.
During a press conference during her visit to Mafraq governorate, Hala Zwati said that “Jordan is in the final stages of transporting oil through tanks.”
“The issue of import will be accompanied by the rehabilitation of Baghdad International Road.”
“It is expected to move more goods and products to contribute to the development of the region.”



Oil rises to a two-week high


31/07/2019 12:20 AM

Al Ahd News – Follow-up

Oil prices rose nearly 2 percent to a two-week high on optimism that the US Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this week for the first time in more than a decade, boosting demand expectations in the world’s top oil consumer.

US crude inventories are also expected to fall for the seventh straight week.

Brent crude for September delivery rose 1.01 dollars, or 1.6 percent, to settle at $ 64.72 a barrel, while West Texas Intermediate crude rose $ 1.18 or 2.1 percent to close at $ 58.05.

But at the month level, the crude is still expected to fall due to continued concerns about oil demand, with Brent falling more than 2% and US crude less than 1%.

“Crude oil rose today, partly because of another significant drop in stocks this week as well as the ongoing tensions in the Strait of Hormuz,” said Brian Kissins, portfolio manager at Turtweiss Energy Management. “The prospect of interest rate cuts and US-China trade talks supports the outlook for the economy. ” is over/ 6


Halabousi Office publishes the results of the Speaker’s visit to Kuwait


2023-07-30 14:51


Alsumaria News


The Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohamed Halboussi published on Tuesday the results of the Parliament Speaker’s visit to the State of Kuwait.

“Al Halbusi concluded an official two-day visit to Kuwait to discuss ways of investing the funds allocated for the reconstruction of Iraq at the Kuwait International Conference of Donors held under Kuwaiti auspices in February 2018, and expand the horizons of cooperation between the two countries,” the office said in a statement. The two countries in issues of common concern in the interest of the two brotherly peoples. ”

He added that the visit included a number of meetings and meetings, which were attended by the Amir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Crown Prince Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Prime Minister Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister Defense Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah. 

“The meetings and discussions focused during the visit on strengthening relations between the Kuwaiti National Assembly and the Iraqi Council of Representatives, working on coordination of positions in international and regional forums, activating parliamentary diplomacy, as well as expanding cultural, artistic and sports activities to contribute to restoring social harmony among the people of Iraq. Kuwait and the promotion of religious and archaeological tourism. “ 

He pointed out that “the meetings stressed the need for all countries in the region to calm and reduce the escalation and tension and defuse the war; to maintain stability, and to prevent the danger of their people, in addition to supporting the work of the Iraqi government, and contribute to reconstruction and provision of services to citizens, : 

Find a mechanism for obtaining funds for the reconstruction of Iraq at the Kuwait International Donors Conference and forming joint committees for this purpose. 

• Accelerate the technical and administrative procedures for the implementation of Kuwait Development Fund projects in Iraq, donated by the State of Kuwait. 

Restoring the stability of the liberated cities by contributing to its reconstruction, rehabilitating the infrastructure, and building schools, hospitals and housing units at low cost. 

Facilitating the establishment of reception centers and health centers donated by the Emir of the State of Kuwait in the central and southern governorates to serve the citizens during the holy pilgrimage times in Najaf and Karbala. 

Qualifying and developing border ports between the two countries, and providing the necessary infrastructure for its work, financed by the Kuwait Fund for Development. 

Raising obstacles to housing and health projects that have not yet been completed and implemented by the Kuwaiti side in Basra governorate. 

Activate trade cooperation and increase the volume of economic exchange, and resolve all obstacles to the development of commercial traffic between Iraq and Kuwait. 

Facilitating the granting of mutual visas between the two countries through joint offices and enhancing security cooperation between them. 

Work on the start of talks to establish free trade and industrial zones between the two countries; to enhance trade cooperation and provide employment opportunities for the people of Basra province. 

Provide investment opportunities in all sectors; to implement projects in the Iraqi governorates, and provide job opportunities for the unemployed. 


The Central Bank maintains the ISO 9001: 2015 certification

July 30, 2019

To complement the efforts to achieve sustainability in the implementation of quality management standards at the CBI, the Bank announces the completion of the annual review procedures for the renewal of the ISO 9001: 2015 certificate in accordance with the requirements of this international standard and its renewal by the donor company.


The bank added that the renewal process was followed by the external audit of the Bank’s cash management operations. The bank has obtained this certificate a year ago, and these measures are intended to measure the extent to which it has maintained its approved standards for the next three years. The Bank confirms that it is in the process of applying other international standards aimed at developing the institutional performance issued by ISO and EFQM .


The bank demonstrates that this ISO 9001 certificate is a translation of its success in implementing international standards such as: (reducing re-employment costs, providing high quality services, using global best practices, increasing public and bank client confidence and ability to deal with Global challenges such as changes in oil, foreign exchange and gold prices).


Central Bank of Iraq

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30 July 2019


8 decisions of the Council of Ministers .. Securing amounts for two ministries and 300 billion for farmers

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8 decisions of the Council of Ministers .. Securing amounts for two ministries and 300 billion for farmers



Kalkamesh Press / Press

On Tuesday, the cabinet agreed to secure a sum of money to the Ministry of Justice for the purpose of completing and rehabilitating prisons, in addition to securing an amount to the Ministry of Construction to complete the Kirkuk unified water project.

“The Council of Ministers held its regular session today under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi,” Abdul Mahdi said in a statement received by Kalmash Press.

“The Council discussed several issues prepared for its agenda and voted on the following resolutions:

First: Adopting the recommendation of the Ministerial Council for Energy on the Charter of Cooperation of the oil-producing countries.

Second: Approval of the recommendation of the Ministerial Council of the Economy on contracts financed from the operational budget.

Third: Securing a sum to the Ministry of Construction, Housing, Municipalities and Public Works for the purpose of completing the Kirkuk Unified Water Project / Phase II.

Fourth: Approval of the minutes of a meeting on the Kirkuk investment project plan for 2019.

Fifth: Approval of securing an amount to the Ministry of Justice for the purpose of completing and rehabilitating prisons.

Sixth: Amend the item (I / A) of the Council of Ministers Resolution (190 of 2019) on the evaluation of decisions and directives issued by the former Council of Ministers, later in the Council of Ministers Resolution No. 190 of 2019, the implementation of the abolition of paragraph (5) 336 for the year 2018 as of 1/10/2018, and not to require the ratification of the certificate of origin and invoices in the Iraqi commercial attachés until the date mentioned above and to allow the entry of containers of meat and chicken and chicken lumps in the border crossings only after examination by the Ministry of Health and the issuance of import licenses, 1) From the date of entry into force of the decision of the Council of Ministers T (190) for the year 2019.

Seventh: the establishment of Mesopotamia / one of the formations of the Ministry of Agriculture to borrow from the Iraqi Bank for Trade and other banks the amount of 300 billion dinars for the purpose of payment of farmers’ benefits from the barley material for 2019.

Eighth: Approve the following decision to the head of the contracting authority with the approval of the Minister of Planning: Change the beneficiary of the open documentary credit to the new contract contract, which is terminated by the law and the instructions (by withdrawing the work or termination or termination by mutual consent or waiver) Contract under banking rules “.