Prosecutor Refers Al-Kazemi to Investigation into Sulayani and Al-Mohandis Target Case

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2023-04-30 13:08Font

Shafaq News / The public prosecution decided to refer former Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazimi to the investigation into the case of targeting “victory leaders” and “violating the sovereignty of Baghdad airport” in his capacity as head of the intelligence service.

Official documents issued by the Presidency of Public Prosecution revealed on Sunday, and issued on April 4, obtained by Shafaq News, showed that the Presidency of the Public Prosecution, in its response to the book of MP Hussein Monis, directed the Federal Court of Inquiry to take legal action regarding what was reported on the research of the book and inform us as soon as possible.

Muunass had asked the head of the Public Prosecution Service to file a judicial complaint against the former head of the intelligence service Mustafa Al-Kazemi, stating that “based on the powers entrusted to the agency to protect the state system and security, take care of the supreme interests of the people and preserve the state and public sector funds, as well as contribute with the judiciary and competent authorities to the rapid detection of criminal acts, we submit this request, asking to take legal action against the former head of the intelligence service Mustafa Al-Kazimi, in order to his serious negligence and negligence with some of the agency’s employees assigned to do not provide the necessary security information to the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces for the purpose of taking appropriate measures that would prevent endangering the safety of civil aviation.” At Baghdad International Airport, it was threatened on 3/1/2020 as a result of the American missile bombing by drones, which resulted in the martyrdom of the Vice President of the Popular Mobilization Authority Abu Mahdi Al-Mohandis, the guest of Iraq, General Qassem Soleimani and their companions, and causing many intentional damage to public money with regard to the wheels belonging to the Popular Mobilization Authority that were carrying them.سیاسة/الادعا-العام-يحيل-الكاظمي-لى-التحقيق-في-قضية-استهداف-سليماني-والمهندس

US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs visits Iraq and Jordan

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Sun, Apr 30, 2023 10:42 pm

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Barbara Leif began a visit to Jordan and Iraq, where she discusses a range of U.S. priorities in the region, including strengthening economic cooperation and discussing security challenges.

The US State Department said – in a statement Sunday on its official website – that the Assistant Secretary of State began her trip to Jordan yesterday, where she met with Jordanian Prime Minister Dr. Bishr Al-Khasawneh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi; to discuss areas of bilateral cooperation and economic reform, and ways to expand the strategic partnership between the United States and Jordan.

Barbara Leif is also visiting Iraq — during her May 5 tour — where she is scheduled to meet with senior government officials and civil society to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to a secure and stable Iraq.

During her visit to Baghdad and Erbil, Lev will focus on strengthening the U.S. comprehensive partnership with the government and people of Iraq.مساعدة-وزيرة-الخارجية-الأمريكي-لشؤون-الشرق-الأدنى-تزور-العراق-والأردن/6165625

The Iraqi stock exchange will disrupt its activity tomorrow, Monday.

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2023-04-30 06:35Font

Shafaq News / The Iraq Stock Exchange announced, on Sunday, the suspension of its activity for tomorrow because it is an official holiday.

The market said in a statement to Shafaq News that based on the decision of the Council of Ministers to declare a one-day public holiday on the occasion of International Labor Day, it will not organize trading sessions for tomorrow, Monday, May 1, 2023.

“The first trading session will be after the holiday and as of Tuesday, May 2, 2023 and according to its official time,” he said.

It is noteworthy that the Iraq Stock Exchange organizes five trading sessions weekly from Sunday to Thursday, and lists 103 Iraqi joint stock companies representing the sectors of banking, telecommunications, industry, agriculture, insurance, financial investment, tourism, hotels and services.اقتصـاد/البورصة-العراقية-تعطل-نشاطها-غدا-ال-ثنين

The President of the Republic returns home from Tehran

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{Local: Euphrates News} The President of the Republic, Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, returned, on Saturday evening, to the homeland after an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

According to the main statement, Rashid met with the {Euphrates News} a copy of which, during his visit, the leader of the Iranian Islamic Revolution His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, and his Iranian counterpart Ibrahim Raisi.
The President of the Republic also met with the President of the Iranian Islamic Shura Council Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, and a number of other pillars of the Iranian government.
The visit came at the official invitation of Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi.رئيس-الجمهورية-يعود-إلى-أرض-الوطن-قادماً-من-طهران

Central Bank Governor Announces $50 Million Platform Capital Increase

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{Ecomportal: Euphrates News} Central Bank Governor Ali Mohsen Al-Alaq announced today, Saturday, that the platform’s capital has increased by $50 million.

A statement from his office, {Euphrates News} received a copy of it, said that this came during the participation of the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq and his accompanying delegation the meetings of Arab financial bodies held in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, for the days 29-30 April 2030.

During the speech of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab Fund Abdul Rahman Al-Humaidi, he thanked the Central Bank of Iraq for its continuous support for the success of the Regional Foundation for Arab Payment Clearing and Settlements (Bani Platform).

Al-Alaq said: “The bank contributed to supporting the efforts of the Arab Monetary Fund in voting to increase the platform’s capital by an additional fifty million dollars to help expand the platform’s business and support its activities.”

Al-Alaq also met with a number of governors and heads of Arab institutions, to strengthen the relations of Iraqi banks with Arab banks by adopting a number of Iraqi banks to establish banking relations and open branches of a number of them in those countries.

It is noteworthy that (Bani Platform) is a system of intra-Arab payments that is wholly owned by the Arab Monetary Fund, to which Iraq is a founding member and an active contributor.

The platform aims to enable Arab financial institutions, central banks and commercial and Islamic banks to make payments among themselves in a timely, reliable manner, at an appropriate cost and high efficiency to facilitate cross-border payments.

The platform also provides participants with modern payment solutions that comply with international standards and principles and international compliance requirements. Since its launch, it has been an important step towards enhancing opportunities for economic and financial integration in the Arab region and supporting investment links with trading partners of Arab countries around the world.

Sadr Publishes His ‘Historic Document’ And A Call For Discipline And Centrality



Earth News / Mohammed Saleh Al-Iraqi, known as the “Sadr Minister”, confirmed on Saturday that the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada Al-Sadr, a line of a ‘historic document’ that will be distributed by a specialized committee for the purpose of signing and imprinting it.

Al-Iraqi said that “this document was written by Sadr on the eighth day of Shawwal 1444 and will be distributed by a specialized committee through the private office and then signed and fingerprinted until before the anniversary of the death of Mohammed Sadiq Al-Sadr to consider the following to obtain another decision resulting from this document.”

The Iraqi called on the followers of the Sadrist movement to “cooperate, discipline, centrality, lack of uniqueness and dispersion in the signing of the document, there is a special party that will collect it to deliver it to Muqtada al-Sadr directly.”

He continued, “Wait that I am with you from the waiters and enough harms your leader with all my respect to the obedient and faithful.”

The religious authority Muhammad Ishaq Al-Fayadh said that it is not permissible to imitate the dead at first and said that “the imitation of the dead is first on conditions that Al-Ami cannot achieve and that students cannot achieve.”

The negotiations to approve the budget are continuing. And a deputy reveals the latest developments

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{Policy:Euphrates News} MP for the Alliance of State Forces, Ali Al-Bandawi, revealed today, Saturday, the latest developments regarding the adoption of the Federal Budget Law.

Al-Bandawi {Al-Furat News} said: “Since the completion of the second reading of the budget law until now, discussions are ongoing between the Ministry of Finance on the one hand and the Parliamentary Finance Committee on the other hand, with the entities that have financial allocations in the budget in order to expedite the adoption of the law.”
“Today, a number of matters related to the budget law were discussed and a number of custodians, ministers and heads of the body not linked to a ministry were hosted to question and stand real on their budgets by the House of Representatives,” he added.
“The technical committees also discussed the real need to speed up the approval of the budget and reduce the large deficit in it,” Al-Bandawi continued.
The media department of parliament announced, on Saturday, that the Finance Committee will host the Minister of Education to discuss the ministry’s budget.
Earlier on Saturday, Minister of Labor Ahmed Al-Asadi discussed with the Parliamentary Finance Committee the possibility of increasing the ceiling of social assistance and people with disabilities within the draft federal budget law for the years 2025.2024.2023.

From: Raghad Dahamمفاوضات-إقرار-الموازنة-مستمر-ونائب-يكشف-آخر-التطورات

Statement by the Central Bank Governor on the “Bani Platform”

The Governor of the Central Bank, Ali Al-Alaq, revealed the bank’s contribution to supporting the efforts of the Arab Monetary Fund in voting to increase the capital of (Bani Platform) by an additional fifty million dollars to help expand the platform’s business and support its activities.

“Al-Alaq participated in the meetings of Arab financial bodies held in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, for the days 29-30 April 2023,” the central bank statement said.

The statement added that “the governor confirmed the bank’s contribution in supporting the efforts of the Arab Monetary Fund in voting to increase the capital of (Bani platform) by an additional fifty million dollars to help expand the platform’s business and support its activities.”تصريح-لمحافظ-البنك-المركزي-بشأن-منصة-بُنى

Government adviser: Delayed passage of budget law is incorrect

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{Policy:Euphrates News} The financial adviser to the Prime Minister, Mazhar Mohammed Saleh, delayed the passage of the federal budget law is incorrect.

Saleh said {forfarat News} that: “Reference the adoption of the budget law is not correct and is not in the interest of the country, and the House of Representatives is supposed to speed up the adoption of the law.”
He added that “Iraq has been for more than a year and a half without a budget law, which is a big matter for a country like Iraq.”
“In any case, we expect that in the next two or three weeks the budget law will be legislated,” Saleh continued.
There is an atmosphere of optimism among the political parties about the adoption of the federal budget law amid expectations that it will be passed within two or three weeks at most, this is what the head of the parliamentary rights bloc, Mass Massoud Al-Saadi, said.
Al-Saadi said {Al-Farat News} We are on the father of passing the law and I do not think that the issue will exceed two or three weeks, attributing the reason for this to the trend of the positive atmosphere towards its approval, despite the existence of some objections, including the size of the budget, reducing the financial deficit and determining the price of a barrel of oil $ 70 in addition to the share of the Kurdistan region, which will reach the total with some expenses and the transfer of the Peshmerga Brigade, salaries, corporate debts and others to more than 21%.
Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani confirmed that the operating expenses in the budget amounted to 150 trillion and 293 billion dinars, while investment expenses amounted to 47 trillion and 555 billion dinars.
Al-Sudani said in a press interview that the fiscal deficit in the 2023 budget amounted to 63 trillion and 275 billion dinars, and the financial revenue in the budget amounted to 134 trillion and 553 billion dinars, including oil revenues 117 trillion and 252 billion dinars, and non-oil 17 trillion dinars.
The Prime Minister pointed out that the price of oil was estimated in the budget at $70, according to the export of 3 million barrels and 500 thousand per day, including 400 thousand barrels from the Kurdistan region.

From: Raghad Dahamمستشار-حكومي-تأخر-اقرار-قانون-الموازنة-غير-صحيح

Iraqi Dinar Remains Stable Against US Dollar on Saturday in Baghdad and Erbil

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2023-04-29 10:12Font

Shafaq News/ The Iraqi dinar showed no significant changes against the US dollar, with the central stock exchange in Baghdad and Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region, closing on Saturday. 

The Al-Kifah Stock Exchange closed with the dollar trading at 141,200 Iraqi dinars for 100 dollars, remaining unchanged from the morning rates. 

In local exchange shops, the buying and selling prices remained stable, with the selling price at 142,250 Iraqi dinars and the purchase price at 140,000 dinars for every 100 dollars. 

Similarly, in Erbil, the dollar remained stable, with the selling price at 141,550 dinars and the purchase price at 141,450 dinars for 100 dollars.