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Wednesday Evening Iraq Parliament News Highlights 7-20-22


Al-Hakim discusses with Blackshart the path of forming the next government and stresses the importance of the international role in helping Iraq


Posted On2022-07-20 By Sotaliraq    Ammar Al-Hakim, head of the National Wisdom Movement, discussed with the representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jenin Plasschaert, the path of forming the government and the upcoming benefits.


Al-Hakim stressed, according to a statement by his office, the importance of forming the government according to specific criteria in choosing its president, parties and ministers, stressing the need to form a harmonious team of competent and honest personalities.


He called on all political forces to assume their responsibilities to end the current political impasse, and reiterated the call for the Kurds to decide their candidate as an entitlement that leads to the formation of the government.


Al-Hakim stressed the importance of the international role in helping Iraq find solutions to the climate and food security crisis, pointing to the importance of the international presence at the cultural and social level and helping Iraq to overcome challenges, considering that Iraq’s stability is a necessity for the security and stability of the region and the world./  LINK


Al-Amiri Calls On Al-Sadr To Refrain From The Recent Recordings Attributed To Al-Maliki


Shafaq News/ Hadi al-Amiri, head of the “Fatah” coalition, one of the leaders of the coordination framework, called on Wednesday, the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, to refrain from the audio recordings attributed to the leader of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki.


Al-Amiri said in a speech today during the 13th Al-Ghadeer International Media Festival held in Baghdad, “I call on Mr. Muqtada Al-Sadr to rise above the last recordings and he is qualified for that,” adding that “these recordings are intended to divide and destabilize, and represent the decadent media, we have become thirsty.” To restore the lost credibility in the media, literature and art in all its forms.


He went on to say, “The speedy selection of the presidents of the republic and the ministers represent urgent demands to restore stability and restore the prestige of the state.”


He added, “They are serious about resolving the prime minister’s file to complete the rest of the constitutional entitlements and expedite the formation of the government,” referring to the coordination framework that confirms his progress in forming the government after the Sadrist movement withdrew from the political process in Iraq.


This development comes in the midst of a dispute that escalated when audio recordings attributed to the leader of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, were spread, in which he strongly attacked Muqtada al-Sadr, the popular crowd, leaders and political currents.


Although al-Maliki’s office denied the accuracy of these recordings, Muqtada al-Sadr issued a strongly worded response, calling on al-Maliki to quit political work or surrender himself to the Iraqi judiciary.


The political scene in Iraq is already tense with the passage of ten months since the formation of the government faltered, due to differences between al-Sadr and leaders in the coordination framework led by al-Maliki, which called on the Sadrist movement to withdraw with political action, giving the formation of the government to the framework.   LINK


The Framework Meeting Ends With “Flexibility” From Al-Maliki And Al-Amiri To Choose The Personality Of The Prime Minister


Shafaq News/ The meeting of the Shiite coordination framework ended, on Tuesday evening, with the formation of a committee to choose a candidate to head the next government.


A source familiar with the meeting told Shafaq News Agency that the head of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, and the leader of the Fatah Alliance Hadi al-Amiri had shown “high flexibility” to facilitate the task of choosing the right person.


The source explained that the framework meeting ended with an agreement to form a committee to discuss the names nominated for the position of prime minister, indicating that al-Maliki and al-Amiri showed high flexibility to facilitate the task of choosing the new prime minister.


The source revealed that it was decided that the committee would submit its report to the framework within 24 hours, which in turn will meet tomorrow.


Earlier today, the coordination framework, which brings together the Shiite political forces, held a meeting to decide the candidate for prime minister during the next stage, at the home of the President of the Supreme Council, Hammam Hammoudi.


Sources from within the coordination framework revealed, on Saturday, some details of their meeting at the home of the leader of the Wisdom Movement, Ammar al-Hakim, which indicated a split between the Shiite political forces affiliated with the framework regarding the nomination of the leader of the Law Coalition, Nuri al-Maliki himself, for the position of prime minister of the next Iraqi government.   LINK


After The Judiciary Opened An Investigation Into The Audio Leaks, Al-Maliki May Face Execution Or Life


Politics breaking Nouri al-Maliki Iraqi judiciary audio leaks


2022-07-20 04:50  Shafaq News/ The Iraqi legal expert, Amir Al-Daami, revealed today, Tuesday, the penalties that could face former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, if the Iraqi judiciary proves the authenticity of the leaked audio recordings.


Al-Daami told Shafaq News Agency, “The Iraqi judiciary had previously taken the audio recordings without judicial approval, and therefore issued judicial decisions with these recordings,” explaining that “there are jurisprudential opinions in this matter, the first is a violation of the privacy of the individual, and the second opinion says that as long as there is an interest In general, the interest of the individual takes precedence over the public interest.


And he stated that “the leaked audio recordings are a violation of Iraqi national security, and a serious violation, and for this the Iraqi judiciary must prove whether the audio recordings are true or incorrect, and it is not possible to verify their authenticity or not except through the judiciary.”


He added, “In the event that the Iraqi judiciary proves that the audio recordings are incorrect, then the leader of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, can file a lawsuit to publish these audio recordings and legal measures will be taken against him, and if the audio recordings are confirmed, there are legal measures that will be taken against the owner Register”.


And the legal expert added, “If the recording is proven correct according to the judicial investigation, the penalties that will face those who threatened to kill, incitement to civil war, and incitement to attack a holy city, according to the anti-terror law, and the penalty is up to death or life, considering what was stated in the The recording is a threat to Iraqi national security and stirs up sectarian strife according to Anti-Terrorism Law No 13 of 2005.    LINK


The Leaks Remain The Subject Of Controversy Until The Technical Authorities Are Mobilized To Dismantle Them By A Court Order


Baghdad / Obelisk: Iraqis considered the Iraqi judiciary’s announcement of an investigation into the audio leaks attributed to the head of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, as a good step on the way to strengthening the law.


Tension prevails in Iraq due to the publication of a series of audio recordings allegedly belonging to Al-Maliki, in which he attacked political leaders in the country.


After the publication of the fifth leak, the judiciary announced, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, the opening of an investigation into the audio leaks.


The media center of the Supreme Judicial Council said, in a statement, that the Karkh Investigation Court had received a request submitted to the Public Prosecution to take legal measures regarding the audio leaks attributed to Nuri al-Maliki.


The center added that the fundamental investigation regarding the leaks is being carried out in accordance with the law.


Blogger Imran Al-Khalidi praised the judiciary’s intervention to solve the leakage crisis and curb sedition, chaos and clash.


However, activists expressed their fear of announcing the results of the investigation. If it is in favor of one party, it is therefore against the other.


The fear of clashes comes at a time when an internal agenda and discourses directed at the Iraqi interior through hundreds of communication and media outlets seek to raise the level of tension in Iraq.


Al-Maliki denied that those recordings belonged to him, and said that they were fabricated. Al-Maliki’s party said in a statement on Monday that we will not be drawn into blind strife among the people of the same nation.


The leader of the Sadrist movement responded to these leaks, calling on al-Maliki to declare seclusion and quit political work.


Gatherings of supporters of the Sadrist movement were observed in cities in the south of the country to protest against the recordings, especially in Nasiriyah, Amara and Kut, but Sadr Minister Saleh al-Iraqi said that there was no need for that.


In his article, writer and researcher Adnan Abu Zayd said that the recordings gained an affair in the voice of Nuri al-Maliki, after a reaction was organized by most of the political forces. legally and politically.


He said that the leaks are an attempt to deepen the personalization of the conflict between al-Sadr and al-Maliki .. But it indicates a struggle over the shape of the regime in the future.


Parliament Makes Fun Of The Iraqis?


WED, 07-2022, AM 12:52   KARAR AL ASADI   By: Ali Hussain  I had intended to dedicate today’s column to talk about the International Day of Nelson Mandela, the man who spent half his life in a solitary cell. Those close to him expected that his release from prison would mean that the moment of revenge had come, but he did not achieve their goal. He called on everyone to forget the past, stressing that: The right person is the one who does not repeat the mistake of the injustice that he struggled to raise.


Talking about Mandela these days and we live in a political comedy in which the interests of the country and the people have stopped, because our politicians believe that the chair is their right for life, is like talking about a dream that a person lived in a narrow cell and when he was released he worked hard to preserve a cohesive country in all its colors, except that The bone-breaking battle that is taking place in the corridors of Iraqi politics and the deep sleep practiced by the parliament, prompts us writers to ask whether our parliament represents the Iraqis, and if it is an elected Iraqi parliament, why does it not interrupt its vacation and return to discussing the crisis the country is going through..


Some will say, man, you. Like the one who gives the call to prayer in Malta, do you think that deputies who receive astronomical salaries, privileges, armored vehicles, and contractors, can discuss crucial issues concerning the stability of the country, if it were about privileges, you would have found them standing since the morning in front of the council’s gate.


Mandela is a sign of tolerance and forgiveness in a world that tends to intolerance, prejudice and racism. His positions were a symbol of this future when he formed his first government of the oppressed and the oppressors.


Tolerance and forgiveness require a belief that ideas, like things, change and change. As for intolerance and the inability to forgive, they are evidence of intolerance and inertia. Because of Mandela who popularized the concept of tolerance, South Africa today is the most important and most stable and successful country in the continent.


I hope our politicians will look at the picture of the old man smiling and learn that politics is the art of preserving people, not the art of manipulating people’s destiny.


At a certain historical stage, some politicians and rulers turn into mirrors that spontaneously reflect on us a picture of the major transformations that are taking place around us.. Yesterday the world remembered the African leader Nelson Mandela, the old man who lived and died, and he is a guarantee for all the population of all colors, which the Secretary-General of the United Nations describes as “the giant of our time.” A leader of unparalleled courage and great achievement; and a man of quiet dignity and profound humanity.”


Unfortunately, Parliament fills our lives with lies and clowning statements, and in daily naivety it tries to divert attention from the billions of dinars enjoyed by the “pretends” of politics.


Deputy: All Contracts And Decisions Issued By The Caretaker Government Will Be Appealed


Policy   2022-07-20 | 06:51   Source:  Alsumaria news    3,417 views   Alsumaria News – Baghdad   The representative of the Babylon Bloc, Duraid Jamil, revealed today, Wednesday, parliamentary moves regarding decisions and orders issued by the caretaker government during the last period.


Jamil said in an interview with “Alsumaria News”, “All decisions and orders issued by the caretaker government will be challenged and overturned.”


While a number of deputies demanded the cancellation of all contracts signed by the caretaker government during the last period.


Earlier in the day, a member of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee, Ahmed Taha Al-Rubaie, criticized the continuation of the decisions of the government to handle daily matters by contracting, as an exception to the instructions for government contracts for the year (2014), calling on it to correct its approach and adhere to legal frameworks as well as instructions for implementing the federal budget.   LINK

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