Iraq Parliament News Highlights Wednesday Afternoon

Wednesday Afternoon Iraq Parliament News Highlights 7-13-22

The Framework Meets Tomorrow To Agree On The Candidate For Prime Minister And Four Names On The Table

Political | 06:39 – 12/07/2022  Special – Mawazine News, a member of the State of Law coalition, Wael Al-Rikabi, confirmed that the coordinating framework will hold a meeting tomorrow to discuss the nomination of names for prime minister.  Al-Rikabi said in an interview with “Mawazine News” that “the meeting will discuss the names of the candidates for the position of prime minister, as 4 names have been identified for the position and they will be on the dialogue table tomorrow.”

He added, “The specific names will be discussed, and one of them will be chosen and agreed upon, and that the candidate will most likely be decided tomorrow.”

The Countdown Has Begun… Attention Is Directed Towards The Kurdish Forces And The Framework

Sumerian special  2022-07-13 | 09:54  Source:  Sumerian  578 views  Attention is directed to the Kurdish forces and the coordination framework, awaiting the resolution of the presidency of the republic and the ministers.

Parliamentarians affirmed that the next few days will witness advanced understandings that will reach good dimensions on the way to resolving the electoral benefits and going to form the government, while attention is directed towards the Kurdish forces and the coordinating framework, awaiting the resolution of the names that will have the best luck for the presidency and the ministers.

With the Eid and Parliament holidays approaching the end, the countdown to resolving the electoral benefits has begun, and attention is turning strongly towards the Kurdish and Shiite forces, awaiting the resolution of the names that will have the best luck in assuming the positions of the President of the Republic and the Council of Ministers.

Despite the ambiguity of the situation and the lack of clarity about the final features of the candidates’ form, parliamentarians confirmed that the next few days will witness advanced understandings that will reach good dimensions on the way to resolving electoral benefits and forming a government, pointing out that the scenario of blockage will be far, given that there is an agreement to be The public interest prevails and everyone’s obsession and keenness to deliverIraqto safety.   LINK

Al-Fateh Alliance: Dissolving Parliament Is A Possible

political| 01:07 – 07/13/2022    Special – Mawazine News, a member of the Al-Fateh Alliance, Mahmoud Al-Hayani, confirmed today, Wednesday, that he does not rule out issuing a decision to dissolve parliament and go to early elections.

Al-Hayani said in an exclusive interview with “Mawazine News” that “it is possible to issue a decision to dissolve the parliament after it was difficult to secure 220 votes to elect the president of the republic, and it is impossible to maintain the caretaker government, especially after exceeding the constitutional and legal periods.”

He added that “the coordinating framework today is trying to restore the situation to its natural and legal course after exceeding the constitutional terms, which hit the wall in this parliament, as it proved its inability to assume responsibility.”

Because Of A Dispute Between The Minister Of Transport And One Of The “Influential People” .. Iraqi Travelers Are “Prevented” From Traveling To China

Posted On2022-07-13 By Sotaliraq  An informed government source revealed, on Tuesday, that a dispute between the Minister of Transport, Nasser Al-Shibli and an agent of the Baghdad-China Airlines, caused Iraqi travelers to be prevented from traveling to China, indicating that the Iraqi travelers on this flight organized a protest sit-in at Baghdad International Airport to demand the wages of airline tickets. .

The source said that “about 80 Iraqi passengers, who were supposed to fly on an Iraqi Airways plane, were prevented from entering Baghdad International Airport to travel to China, and the airfare they had paid were not refunded.”

He added that “Iraqi travelers who were prevented from entering the airport organized a vigil at the entrance to Baghdad Airport to demand their money.”

And he indicated that “the flight is scheduled to start today at four o’clock in the afternoon on Iraqi Airways, but there is a dispute between the Minister of Transport, Nasser Al-Shibli, and the agent of the Baghdad-China line, who monopolizes the line and does not allow Iraqis to travel on the national carrier,” according to the source.

The source pointed out that “the price of a plane ticket from Baghdad to China is more than 3000 US dollars,” adding that “the agent is behind a political party, so he is influential at Baghdad Airport and the Ministry of Transport.”   LINK

Membership Of Iraq .. A Politician Reveals Saudi Efforts To Announce An “Arab NATO” In Biden’s Visit

Posted On2022-07-13 By Sotaliraq   Politician Amer Abdul-Jabbar Ismail said, on Tuesday, that Saudi Arabia is seeking to announce the formation of an “Arab NATO” that includes Iraq in its membership, during the visit of the President of the United States of America to Riyadh in mid-July.

Ismail asked in his tweet on the social networking sites “Twitter”, saying: Will the Arab NATO be announced when Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia in the middle of this month of July, given the presence of Iraq at this summit?

And the Iraqi politician, who held several positions in the state, alluded to the conclusion of unnamed Iraqi “parties” to “under the table agreements with (the stakeholders) to be part of this NATO in exchange for their assistance and marketing regionally to show them the appearance of real leaders, and push for dismantling the current situation and ending the political blockage” in country.

Ismail also asked, “Will (the stakeholders) agree to what is required of them towards the groups that do not have the real decision?”, adding, “We will see that soon.”

Last Sunday, US President Joe Biden published an opinion article in the Washington Post, in which he touched on several files, including his scheduled visit to Saudi Arabia next Friday, the Iranian nuclear file, in addition to the crises in Palestine, Yemen, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Libya.

Biden believes that the “Middle East” he will visit is “more stable and secure than what his administration inherited 18 months ago,” referring to the missile attack that faced the US embassy in Baghdad a month before his inauguration as US president.

He added that the “American combat mission” had been ended and the military presence had been shifted to focus on training Iraqis, while maintaining the missions of the coalition against ISIS.

Biden continued by saying that “the region is still full of challenges, including: Iran’s nuclear program, the war in Syria, food security crises, the presence of terrorist groups in some countries, the political stalemate in Iraq, Libya and Lebanon, and human rights files.” these issues.”   LINK

After The Resignation Of His Deputies, Al-Sadr Rallies His Supporters In Baghdad And Other Provinces

Posted On2022-07-13 By Sotaliraq   After the resignation of his deputies, Al-Sadr rallies his supporters in Baghdad and other provinces Sedr

While the stalemate still dominates the Iraqi political scene as a result of the political differences that are plaguing it, and have so far prevented the formation of a government, 8 months after the early legislative elections, the Sadrist movement’s withdrawal from the consultations has further complicated the crisis.

In the context of the rivalry with the “coordinating framework”, the  leader of the movement, Muqtada al-Sadr , resorted to inviting his supporters to a united prayer in several areas, amid great preparations from them.

Local sources reported that al-Sadr’s supporters have formed committees to organize the establishment of unified prayers, and others to arrange the ranks of their movement, provided that the first Friday prayer will be in Baghdad and other provinces.

According to observers, Al-Sadr’s call comes to show the strength of his current, especially after the resignation of his 73 parliamentarians last month.

It is noteworthy that due to the political dispute and the inability of any party to resolve matters despite the strong Shiite leader’s leadership, Parliament failed 3 times to elect a president of the republic, exceeding the deadlines stipulated by the constitution.

Despite the resignation of the deputies, the Shiite leader remained present during the last period on the political scene in Iraq through his statements that he was publishing on his Twitter account.   LINK

Away From Al-Maliki And His Coalition.. Coordinating Committee Sets New Nomination Mechanisms For The Next Prime Minister

Posted On2022-07-13 By Sotaliraq   Today, Tuesday, the Shiite coordination framework set new nomination mechanisms for the post of the next Iraqi prime minister.

This came during a meeting that was limited only to the “Wisdom” parties headed by Ammar al-Hakim, Badr led by Hadi al-Amiri and Nasr led by Haider al-Abadi, as well as the Supreme Council.

The meeting was not attended by Nuri al-Maliki, leader of the State of Law coalition, or any of the coalition members, according to an informed source.

The source said, “The leaders of the first line in the coordination framework held a meeting this evening in the house of Ammar al-Hakim, with the exception of the State of Law coalition.”

He explained, “The meeting discussed the political situation and the formation of the government as soon as possible,” noting that “the agreement became on a mechanism for nomination and selection of the candidate for the position of Prime Minister.”

And he indicated, “The selection of the candidate for the Prime Minister was decided, according to the meeting, to be either by consensus between the coordination framework and allied with them, or by voting within the general body, the coordination framework.”

He explained, “The coordination framework is moving towards the production of a national government,” stressing that “the features of forming a government will be at the end of July through voting on the candidate for the post of President of the Republic assigning the framework candidate to form the government.”

And earlier today, Tuesday, an informed political source said that the rule of law is discussing the names of three deputies, for the position of the first deputy speaker of parliament, after Hakim al-Zamili resigned from the position following the withdrawal of the Sadrist movement from the political process. [size=45]He pointed out that the State of Law is considering the nomination of one of the names, Atwan Al-Atwani, Muhammad Al-Sayoud, and Muhannad Al-Khazraji.

And yesterday, Monday, a source in the coordination framework that includes all Shiite forces except for the Sadrist movement, which seeks to form the next government, revealed that the competition is limited to three candidates for prime minister, and indicated that the leader of the state of law, Nuri al-Maliki, will withdraw from the nomination for the position, along with the imminent nomination of a candidate for the position of first deputy. to the Speaker of Parliament.   LINK

The Rule Of Law Differentiates Between Three Names For The Position Of The First Deputy Speaker Of Parliament

Shafaq News/ An informed political source said that the state of law is discussing the names of three deputies for the position of the first deputy speaker of parliament, after Hakim al-Zamili resigned from the position after the Sadrist movement withdrew from the political process.

The source told Shafaq News Agency, that there is almost agreement within the political blocs represented by the coordination framework that the position of the first deputy speaker of the House of Representatives will be the share of the State of Law coalition.

He pointed out that the State of Law is considering the nomination of one of the names, Atwan Al-Atwani, Muhammad Al-Sayoud, and Muhannad Al-Khazraji.  And between: It is expected that the nomination of the candidate will be decided within the next two days.   LINK

Al-Maliki’s Office Responds To The Audio Leak: It Was Fabricated Using Modern Technologies

Wednesday, 13 July 2022 2:22 PM   National News Center/ Baghdad..  Today, Wednesday, the office of the leader of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, commented on the leaked audio recording.

In a statement received by the National News Center, the office said, “Some social networking sites circulated an audio recording that they claimed belongs to Nuri al-Maliki, and the recording deals with a number of political issues and positions that intersect with al-Maliki’s approach and the rule of law.”

He added, “The circulation and broadcast of this recording comes at a very sensitive time and juncture in which the political process and the Iraqi reality are going through, and this gives a clear indication that the preparations for the recording were pre-prepared and suspicious.”

He continued, “We confirm once again that what came in this audio recording does not belong to Nuri al-Maliki, as it is clear that some party fabricated and synthesized the sound using modern technologies that have become widespread and readily available.”

He called on the media to beware of falling into the ambushes of fabricated news promoted by some suspicious channels, and to derive information from their official sources.