Erbil / News: Chairman of the Integrity Commission ruled former Judge Rahim Okkaily, on Tuesday, the survival of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in the third term, while al-Maliki described as “scorched paper” and not in Iran’s interest and support America.

Ugaili said the agency “View News”, “The survival of Maliki in the third term is inconsistent with the Constitution and the law,” explaining that “the House of Representatives has the right to restrict the mandates of both the President and the Prime Minister and President of the House of Representatives.”

He added that “al-Maliki stabbed usual law determine the mandate and was sentenced in his favor,” asserting that “the Federal Court does not have the right to disable the legislative role of the Council of Representatives.”

He noted that “al-Maliki is seeking a third term evidence that challenged the law determine States and received a judgment in his favor,” unlikely “for al-Maliki a third term because of a feud with all the political partners, also worked on the liquidation of the many instead of their participation, so it will not have a chance in the state a third. ”

Regarding al-Maliki flew to Tehran and Washington to mobilize support for survival, Ugaili said, “The Maliki burned paper was not in the interest of a future support neither America nor Iran.”

He said, “Iran and America’s key players in the Iraqi arena, no one can deny their influence, did not بمستطاع the Maliki get a second term without their involvement in his favor,” “but the political partieshave an important and decisive role in this time.”

The Federal Court overturned the law of the mandate of the three presidencies voted by the House of Representatives, as the proposed law and not a bill, and includes a proposed law expiry of the mandate of the President of the Republic the end of the electoral cycle for the House of Representatives, which elected the president by the Board, and may not be the position of President of the Republic by the same person for more than two terms.

Referred to the Judge Rahim Okkaily who has served as Chairman of the Integrity Commission in Baghdad, submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in the month of September 2011, as a result then was told about the existence faced pressure from political parties accused of trying to cover up the embezzlement of funds.

The Ugaili, who heads the Authority since January two thousand and eight, earlier accused the “ministers they would prefer to cover up the corruption in their constituencies instead of combat and that money is the main source of funding for the insurgents.”



09-03-13 Baghdad (AIN) -The parliament chairmanship decided the next Monday to be last date to discuss the Parliamentary Elections Law.

Parlaimentary source stated to AIN “The parliament chairmanship decided the next Monday to be last date to discuss the Parlaimentary Elections Law,”

noting that “The parliament Chairmanship called the political blocs to submit their points against the draft during the remaining time.”



08-31-13 Baghdad/Iraq News Network:   A group of activists involved in demonstrations in Baghdad to demand the abolition of pensions for senior members of the Cabinet and Parliament and the three presidencies and special grades and provincial councils continue to demonstrate until cancelled.

Source said today: “the security forces of assaulting activist Mohammed Abbas, arrest the poet please ask and attacked some people painPretenses at Mutanabi Street. ”

A number of activists said they continue to rally until the response to the legitimate demands of the legislation Bill to abolish pensions for Parliament and the three presidencies and special grades and provincial councils, while threatening to collect signatures for presiding officers of Parliament prosecuted in the absence of legislation law.”

Was launched today in 14 Iraqi protests demanding the abolition of salary pension for senior officials of the State security forces arrested [3].

According to sources said: “thousands of citizens gathered in FIRDOS square in central Baghdad, demanding the abolition of pensions to Parliament and the three presidencies and special grades and members of provincial councils.” with security forces attacked demonstrators with sticks and arrested 3 of the active protesters.

“Security forces prevented the arrival of for citizens and journalists to reach the city centre and some media quoted the spokesman of the Ministry of the Interior and the Baghdad operations, Brigadier Saad, Maan said it will take legal action for the demonstration Saturday, the Interior Ministry said the protest, which is illegal. This acclaimed 14 Iraqi province in her demonstrations today against the corruption of the Maliki government and are demanding the abolition of retired officials who stole the people’s money.

08-31-13 Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki called for unity and togetherness in order to face the challenges against Iraq. The Premier Office quoted Maliki as saying during his meeting with wide group of chieftains of Mid-Euphrates area ”We should focus on major topics such as the unity of Iraq, building the State, the rule of Law and equality among Iraqis components, ” praising ”The role of tribes in the hard durations that Iraq suffered.”Maliki urged ”For more cohesion between the Mid-Euphrates tribes and clans of the western region and the chieftains to preserve this cohesion.” \END\


08-28-13 ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iran’s involvement in fueling the Syrian civil war by recruiting young Iraqis to fight in the conflict must be stopped because it is stoking sectarian violence in both Syria and Iraq, according to US Secretary of State John Kerry.

“We cannot allow them (Iranians) to play on the sectarian divides that recruit young Iraqis to go fight in a foreign war, the same way we cannot allow Al-Qaeda and other extremists to recruit young men from Iraq and elsewhere to join their twisted version of jihad,” Kerry said, before going into a meeting in Washington with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari more than a week ago.

“We will discuss the ongoing efforts of Iran and Hezbollah that are trying to fuel the dangerous conflict in the region from the other side,” Kerry said.

Washington is concerned that Iran has been working behind the scenes of the Syrian civil war through its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah, recruiting Iraqi Shiites to fight in Syria. Tehran has also taken advantage of the instability in Iraq to ship arms to Syria through Iraqi airspace.

Zebari told the Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper in July that Iraq is unable to stop the flow of weapons from Iran to Syria.

The weapons are being used by Shiite forces like Hezbollah, who are fighting on the side of Syrian President Bashar Assad against the main opposition Free Syrian Army (FSA) and radical Sunni groups like the Al-Nusrah Front.

Kerry said that both the Iraqi and US governments will use the Strategic Framework Agreement as a roadmap to achieving stability in the country and lowering Iran’s influence on young Iraqis. The accord includes defence and security measures such as border security, Iraqi military strategy, counter terrorism cooperation and extensive training for Iraqi security forces.

Meanwhile, Zebari assured reporters that the Iraqi government was not sending fighters to Syria.

“No volunteers are going — no Iraqi volunteers are going — to Syria with the consent of the Iraqi government at all. I mean, any volunteers who are going may be encouraged by some militias, by some people who want to fuel the conflict and the violence,” Zebari said.

Kerry said that Baghdad must make “significant progress” in stopping the flow of weapons into both Iraq and Syria.

Iraq’s sectarian violence has spiraled out of control since April, and more than 1,000 Iraqis died in July from the violence — the highest toll in five years, according to the United Nations.

Zebari said Iraq has remained neutral in the Syrian crisis and has not provided any weapons, oil or money to Syrian regimes. But despite all of this, “our position has been difficult,” he confessed.



A leading figure prominently in the coalition of state law for “The meeting was held the middle of this month, with al-Maliki in the presence of the most prominent leaders of the elite of the Dawa Party and a coalition of state law. Has Dar talk seriously about the political future, in light of developments in the current political crisis,” in an attempt made by leaders in the coalition to prevent their leader Nuri al-Maliki, from running for a third term in the legislative elections scheduled in 2014.

The leader, who attended the meeting and who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the subject, that “Maliki was clear about his intentions to run for a third term in the upcoming legislative elections, which raised the ire of a number of members of the coalition,” noting that “the leaders of the party call entered into verbal altercations against the backdrop of conflicting positions of decision-Maliki. “

He continued that “the leaders, including the minister and senior government advisers, told al-Maliki that his insistence on running for a third term embarrassed the coalition of state law, and could lead to the loss of popularity in the upcoming elections.” The transfer of the leading opponents of the owners within the coalition, “they presented him with a proposal provides for the nomination of a member of the Dawa Party for the position, which will help ease the political pressure faced by the party because of the insistence of Maliki.”

He pointed out that “al-Maliki heard at the meeting in cash harsh has never happened since assuming the presidency of the government in 2006.” And he was told that the Shiite parties will not tolerate a decision Trhg for a third term if the Iraqi street Sastal the fire of war harmless new if you’re at the head of the public 2014 “.

But al-Maliki, according to the leader of the coalition of the “rule of law”, he responded to his critics and opponents from within his coalition a stern warning, saying that he would be forced to enter the next legislative elections a list of individual, “adding that” al-Maliki was upset about the positions of leaders in his coalition. But it is unlikely that he will continue his project at the head of the government in the coming period. “

He pointed out that “al-Maliki feels that in the case of a big challenge, and that he should succeed in this difficult political exam.”

It should be noted that the political blocs Sunni and Shiite owners oppose the renewal for a third term at the head of the federal government. The remarks come and conflicting attitudes on the third-Maliki and mandate from the various political interests, especially with the approach of the upcoming parliamentary elections. It is clear that Maliki’s decision to support or opposition does not come out for the competition in the atmosphere between the most prominent leaders of the blocks in the country.

Furthermore, it is difficult to determine the balance of Nuri al-Maliki popular and its ability to mobilize more support, especially with the deterioration of the security situation and the continuing sharp differences between him and the leaders of the Sunnis and Kurds as well as some Shiite leaders. has made ​​these circumstances, a large number of observers Iraqis are talking about turning Maliki to No. loser in the political process. But nevertheless, there are those who believe that it is still keeps Bhzawza.



08-22-13 Securities Commission working on the entry of Iraq to the world body for securities after the withdrawal of Iraq from the provisions of Chapter VII of money.

The head of the Abdel-Razzaq al-Saadi said that “the authority is working to prove their worth in the domestic market by investing in shares of companies operating in the country to revive the Iraqi economy.”

Saadi added, “we seek to enter as permanent members of the world body for securities which gives the body a name in the field of global equity trading, as is the case in the global markets where huge amounts of money trading control economies giant”.



08-22-13 Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq with the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Stephen Beecroft overall bilateral relations between Baghdad and Washington and ways of developing them to serve the interests of the Iraqi people and the U.S..

A statement by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister was received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it on Thursday, “it was during the meeting to focus on the situation of Iraq and the initiative launched by al-Mutlaq, calling for political reforms and the economic, social and comprehensive review of the file security.”

The statement added, “The two officials also discussed the importance of the strategic framework agreement concluded between the Iraqi and U.S. governments, and also touched to the regional and serious events taking place in a number of countries, particularly Syria and Egypt.”

For his part, “the U.S. ambassador expressed hope that the Iraqi parties reach understandings lead to pull the country out of its current crisis, stressing his government’s keenness on the stability of the political and security situation in Iraq.”