Frank26: GREETINGS FAMILY…. FF77 JUST REPORTED THAT MANDI GAVE A SPEECH TELLING THE CITIZENS THAT THEY ARE SABOTEURS AND OUTLAWS SAYING THE ECONOMY LOST 6 BILLION DOLLARS DUE TO THE PROTESTING. THAT’S 6 BILLION THAT THEY COULD NOT STEAL FROM THE CITIZENS !!! HE ALSO CALLED THEM OUTLAWS …………. THIS WAS A BIG MISTAKE BY MANDI………….THIS WAS A GREAT MISTAKE THAT WILL BRING IMO……….TRUMP TO NOW DEFEND THE CITIZENS OF IRAQ. THANK YOU IRAN …………….. BECAUSE THE US EMBASSY OF BAGHDAD HAS AN IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON WHAT YOU JUST DID AND THE VIOLENCE IN THE COUNTRY. SEE YOU ON YOUR UB2B TONIGHT FAMILY.
2Cents: IMO……Two auctions today and Holiday on Sunday equals CBI 4 day hiatus in currency sales…..Last holiday of the year……..Prophet’s Birthday……..Iraq coming apart at the seams, Parliament to meet Saturday, FF77 reports of agreement on HCL, FRank/WS statements that cold pizza ready for distribution, budget to reach Parliament in December and Kurds saying they want to reach agreement and start working with Baghdad……..Perfect storm for RD/RV?????
Samson: Abdul-Mahdi points out the possibility of dissolving the Iraqi government and handing it within hours
5th November, 2019
Adel Abdul Mahdi, in a speech on Tuesday, on his vision for options to meet the demands of the demonstrators, said that leaving the country without direct administration enters the country in a dangerous spiral, noting that there are mechanisms to dissolve the government and delivered within hours through the House of Representatives.
He hinted that there are demands to change the Constitution and the replacement of the Electoral Commission and this cannot be without a government, and that going to the Constitution and legal contexts is better than going to the unknown. “Many economic, political and social mistakes have not been properly and radically addressed,” he said.
He added, “The Council of Ministers submitted an amendment to the elections of provincial councils aimed at redressing the independents,” as he considered that “the pressure of the demonstrations led to the acceptance of deferred projects were easily passed.” He stressed the need to “go to achieve the legitimate demands politically, economically and service.” LINK
Samson: Parliament sets next Sunday a date for passing new reform packages
13:36 – 06/11/2019
The deputy of the Kurdistan Islamic Group, Salim Hamza, on Wednesday, set a date next Sunday for a meeting of the House of Representatives, indicating the session will be allocated to pass new reform packages as well as the law of retirement.
Hamza said in a statement to / information / that “the Presidency of the House of Representatives set on Sunday as a date for the parliament session to discuss several topics.” He added that “the political situation does not bear further procrastination in resolving the file, especially the demands of demonstrators and the parliament must pass all requests.”
Hamza explained that “the session will be devoted to support the government in passing the reform packages recently approved, as well as to discuss the latest political developments and pass the pension law.” LINK
Godlover: This article is encouraging. Seems past articles stated only discussing the reform packages & now this one implies the reform packages have been approved & are hoped to be passed in this next Sunday session…..
Iggy: first thing that came to mind was…hope the HCL is in there…(smile)
Raptor: IMO – the auctions for Sunday were done yesterday and now this vote in parliament scheduled for this Sunday…..hmmmm. Coincidence????
Mr.Harfax: Something is definitely up. Can’t see any record of the auctions getting treated like this and I think we all agree this situation does not bear further procrastination…
Samson: What is included in the agenda of Saturday’s session of Parliament?
17:13 – 06/11/2019
The conquest of the conquest, Wednesday, that the forthcoming session of the House of Representatives will discuss the unified retirement law and vote on the abolition of privileges of special grades.
Al-Fath MP Mohammed al-Baldawi told Al-Maaloumeh that “after many consultations and discussions on not keeping disrupting parliamentary sessions and waiting for the presence of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, it is hoped that the parliament will hold its session next Saturday.”
He added that “the session will witness the completion of the discussion of the unified retirement law for the purpose of introducing the second reading and then vote on it and vote on the abolition of privileges of special grades and government decisions within the third reform package announced.” He explained that “the file of the demands of the demonstrators will be present on the agenda of parliament.”
Fadhl al-Fatlawi, a member of the Building Alliance, said on Wednesday that the House of Representatives would resume its sessions next Saturday. LINK
Samson: The region disrupts official working hours next Saturday on the occasion of the Prophet’s birthday
17:20 – 06/11/2019
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced on Wednesday the suspension of official working hours on Saturday.
The government spokesman Gottiar Adi said in a statement seen by (information), “The holiday of the birth of the Prophet will be on Saturday.”
He added that “the next Sunday will be a formal time in all institutions and government departments.”
Samson: Oil amounts to $ 50 per barrel in next year’s budget
13:05 – 06/11/2019
Oil Ministry announced Wednesday, for informing the Ministry of Finance to adopt the price of 50 dollars a barrel in the federal budget for next year 2020.
The agent said the ministry senior Fayyad grace in a statement carried by the official newspaper “Sabah” and seen by / information /, that his ministry “I declined to be the price of a barrel of oil in the budget $ 50, because the price was the result of an in-depth study of global markets,” explaining that his ministry “informed the Ministry of Finance so in order to prepare the budget.” He stressed, “not to determine the amount of oil produced in the region in the budget for 2020 so far, and it is currently in the process of discussion with the region.”
He added that his ministry “had surplus production in Kirkuk oil after it stopped flowing through Turkey earlier, which led to the diversion of exports through Iran and then the ministry was able to re-export through Turkish territory,” noting that “quantities of oil produced in Kirkuk fields are currently being exported At 100,000 barrels per day, other produced quantities are diverted to local refineries.”
Samson: US Commerce Secretary: Partial trade deal with China a good start
5th November, 2019
The US Secretary of Commerce stressed the great progress in the partial trade agreement with China, noting that it will be a new beginning of a stronger deal
The first phase of the US-China trade deal is widely expected to be signed later in the month
“We hope that the first phase of the trade deal is a gesture to many big deals,” Wilbur Ross told reporters at a regional summit in Thailand on Tuesday
Ross said the initial trade deal would reduce tensions and boost China-US confidence as well as global trade confidence
He continued US Commerce Secretary: “If we finish the first stage, it will lead to calm everyone a lot because they will see that the end point of the war trade is in sight LINK
S41755k: Have you notice in the past, every time we get close to our Blessing The trade deal with China is positive. And when the window of our Blessing moves further down the road without materializing the China trade deal falls apart. One of the movement I have been watching is this trade deal.
Samson: America issues a strong stance to the Iraqi government and political leaders on the protests
6th November, 2019
Earlier in the day, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said: “The Iraqi and Lebanese people want their countries back. They discover that the Iranian regime’s highest exports are corruption, disguised as a revolution.” “Both Iraq and Lebanon deserve to run their own affairs without Khamenei’s interference,” he said. LINK
Doodlebug: Well lookie lookie, who’s got the cookie! LOL Looks like Trump is getting more involved here via Our Secretary of State. Now where did we hear that THIS was going to happen…