20 Aug 17, 05:40 AMchattels: Deputy for the National Alliance: Arabs and Turkmen are the closest to agree on the adoption of the government text on Kirkuk in the election law 19/08/2017
20 Aug 17, 05:40 AMchattels: Article (52) is one of the most controversial articles facing the legislation of the provincial elections law, because it provides for the abolition of Law No. (36) of 2008, "noting that" the cancellation of this article automatically leads to the abolition of Article (23) of the previous law Which provides for the sharing of power between the components of Kirkuk, Arabs, Turkmen and Kurds by 32% each, and the Christian component 4%.
20 Aug 17, 05:40 AMchattels: "two articles of the election law were transferred concerning the number of seats in the provincial council and the judiciary to the third amendment to the provincial law No. 21.
20 Aug 17, 05:41 AMchattels: The House of Representatives voted on the provisions of the draft provincial and provincial elections law, except articles 37 and 52 on Kirkuk, Vote on them until the agreement of the representatives of the preservation of the final version https://www.ninanews.com/News_Details.aspx?YSQZMNt0JpF4kXqfW4aPlg%253d%253d
20 Aug 17, 05:43 AMchattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser #Iraq parliament has now passed all but 2 articles of new provincial elections law, relating to Kirkuk. https://twitter.com/reidarvisser
20 Aug 17, 05:43 AMchattels: Parliament postpones adoption of the provincial elections law for next Monday http://www.alliraqnews.com/modules/news/index.php?storytopic=41
20 Aug 17, 05:46 AMchattels: Saudi Arabia engages Iraq at Iran's dismay Pictures displaying Iran's Quds Force commander Gen. Qasem Soleimani during the battles with the Islamic State stopped circulating online with the military phase that ended in the liberation of Mosul. The Iranian presence and support for the Iraqi forces were absent in the liberation battles. Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2017/08/iran-iraq-saudi-arab-sunni-shiite.html#ixzz4qHsFzswW
20 Aug 17, 05:47 AMchattels: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has been increasingly criticizing the pro-Iran military factions and accused them of violating the law and refusing to obey the Iraqi state. The authorities affiliated with Iran have a bad reputation for being implicated in corruption issues and loss of national public interest in Iraq, especially following the second term of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki who has good relations with the Iranian regime and Iran's supreme leader. Adding insult to injury was the departure to Iran of Basra's Gov. Majid al-Nasrawi, after the transparency committee accused him of several corruption offences. This gave the impression that Iran is sheltering those involved in corruption. Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2017/08/iran-iraq-saudi-arab-sunni-shiite.html#ixzz4qHsVDreI
20 Aug 17, 05:47 AMchattels: Iran is trying to control the situation and preserve its gains in Iraq through its deputies and through bilateral agreements serving its national interests. Iran signed a security agreement with Iraqi Minister of Defense Arfan al-Hayali during his visit July 23. The agreement seemed to have been signed in a rush, which is uncommon in diplomacy; there were no preliminary talks between experts of both countries, thus indicating Iran’s urgency in cementing its military and security role in Iraq as a reaction to the Iraqi rapprochement with the Arab Sunni axis. Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2017/08/iran-iraq-saudi-arab-sunni-shiite.html#ixzz4qHseEYSw
20 Aug 17, 05:49 AMchattels: If Saudi Arabia succeeds in implementing its economic projects in Iraq, it will tip the balance of power in its favor, as opposed to Iran that has failed since 2003 to execute huge economic projects in Iraq, whether directly or through the Shiite parties supporting it. Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2017/08/iran-iraq-saudi-arab-sunni-shiite.html#ixzz4qHsxxYbr
20 Aug 17, 05:52 AMchattels: Anbar governor announces the reopening of the border port of Tarbil with Jordan 18/08/2017 21:53 Baghdad / Iraqi National News Agency (NINA) Anbar governor Suhaib al-Rawi announced the reopening of the Tarbil border crossing with Jordan. "The efforts of the central government to open the border crossings in Anbar province," he said in a statement, "will open in the next few days, after the completion of the Ministry of Interior and the local government, all the necessary preparations for this." https://www.ninanews.com/News_Details.aspx?I34gQM7XumYeh1h52G0uC%252b5mbmDdVYvhNu91bbr9tQQ%253d
20 Aug 17, 05:53 AMchattels: Saudi Arabia and Iraq announced the reopening of their border to commerce earlier in the week.
20 Aug 17, 05:54 AMchattels: I posted that news with a link a couple of days ago, but I cannot now find the link.
20 Aug 17, 05:57 AMchattels: Found it. Saudi Arabia-Iraq border to reopen after 27 years to boost trade By Rudaw 16/8/2017 http://www.rudaw.net/english/business/16082017
20 Aug 17, 05:58 AMchattels: Makes one wonder whether Trump's visit to the Saudis first has anything to do with such developments.
20 Aug 17, 05:59 AMchattels: Who is the leader of the fight against terrorism in Tal Afar and does Saadi have a role ? http://www.alliraqnews.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=65098
20 Aug 17, 06:01 AMchattels: Abdul Wahab Abdul-Zahra al-Saadi. There were reports that the commander of the anti-terrorism unit was removed from the battle of Tal Afar, but the joint operations denied this and indicated that the choice of commanders, commanders and the names of the participating units in any military operation remains the responsibility of their reviewer.
20 Aug 17, 06:03 AMchattels: al-Saadi is rather the hero of Ramadi, Fallujah and Mosul at the head of the most effective anti- terrorist forces.
20 Aug 17, 06:03 AMchattels: Wonder if he is being blamed for the torture and abuse to DAESH operatives in Mosul ?
20 Aug 17, 06:04 AMchattels: Personally I question whether terrorist should have any " rights " at all.
20 Aug 17, 06:05 AMchattels: Arguably terrorists have abandoned any form of decency and humanity and should reap the whirlwind.
20 Aug 17, 06:07 AMchattels: Then I consider whether terrorism might define the acts of the American Colonist. Were we terrorist in the eyes of England ?
20 Aug 17, 06:07 AMchattels: Then I rather think that I think too much
20 Aug 17, 06:09 AMchattels: Golfing early today to avoid the oppressive heat. God bless us everyone this day and in the days to come. This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it !
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20 Aug 17, 07:37 AMchool: have a good day
20 Aug 17, 07:47 AMMichelleL: good morning friends!
20 Aug 17, 07:51 AMBaxter: R WE RICH YET?
20 Aug 17, 07:53 AMMichelleL: @Baxter absolutely ;)
20 Aug 17, 07:54 AMMichelleL: @Baxter how are you doing?
20 Aug 17, 07:54 AMBaxter: I have been busy moving....
20 Aug 17, 07:54 AMBaxter: havent been in here much lately
20 Aug 17, 07:54 AMMichelleL: moving is always a be yatch
20 Aug 17, 07:55 AMBaxter: hoping things would be done.. guess not
20 Aug 17, 07:55 AMMichelleL: nothing much is happening, some instigation, people stirring up trouble and no, we're not done
20 Aug 17, 07:55 AMBaxter: same old crapola i guess
20 Aug 17, 07:55 AMMichelleL: you can't hire someone to do it all yet ;)
20 Aug 17, 07:55 AMBaxter: yeh right..
20 Aug 17, 07:56 AMMichelleL: Vic from the gatekeepers thinks something is up, planning a call but I'm older in this investment than I am in years already ;) Its hard to keep paying attention
20 Aug 17, 07:56 AMBaxter: really.... well thats good news