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Post by RamblerNash on Tue May 05, 2020 9:28 pm

Hi Everyone,

I bring you much news today.

Just so everyone knows, our Mayfest was cancelled this year due to corona virus. This is very sad. We have not had even one outbreak or case of corona in our village. We elected even to keep tourist out of the village this year but the government reluctantly denied our request. I only hope we can re-open for tourism season beginning very soon.

More news….

Well we know the news was all over the place as Iraq tried to pin down a date to vote on the new Al-Kazimi government line-up. So right now as it stands they did not yet take a vote in parliament and it will come down to pr very close to the deadline day of May 7th. So we hear today they plan to vote on Wednesday. I want you to know I do not have a crystal ball but rather just a lot of common sense. Has this not been the process in all other elections to wait until the last day or two? Why change it now…lol..lol..lol…

So, the media department of the House of Representatives said in a statement, "The Presidency of the House of Representatives decided to hold a voting session on the ministerial program and the government cabinet on Wednesday, 6/5/2020 at nine in the evening."

Let’s see if they actually do it. Finally…….

So the prospects of an RV sooner than later are good. But what do I mean by this?

I want everyone to know I do not mean that as soon at the government is announced they are going to RV. This is NOT going to happen and so STOP dreaming. You are crazy people.

What do we see now that is different than last week:

1)Iraq should form their government this week, This should bring a sense of stability and security;

2)Iranian influence is at an all time low since even before 2010 when Maliki took on his second term as prime minister. This is mandated prior to any reinstatement;

3)Al-Kazimi promises to open up the corruption files meaning they could actually finally go after Nori al-Maliki and his gang of thugs once and for all. At least let me say the possibility is there more than ever before. This could be the era when we finally see his demise;

4)Iraq has finally managed to cut off funding to Iran vis the currency auctions. They are doing this through sourcing dollars now only via electronic means. This allows transparency and audits of exactly where all the money is going. So they are now abiding by US sanctions on Iran;

5)Oil is on the rise, clocking in today at about $30 a barrel and the day is not yet over;

6)China wants desperately to get their stronghold inside Iraq and invest with their billions of Chinese funds and get their guaranteed oil. They want to do this in 2020 not years down the road;

7)Corona virus is at a decline in Iraq, as they shut down the borders with Iran and are keeping them shut, for now.

8)The CBI is already geared up to replace the larger notes with the smaller denominations. This project is huge and is the “project to delete the zeros” and I have talked about many times already. Remember this is the project that will lead us to the reinstatement on FOREX as the global rate. We are NOT going to be allowed to exchange our dinar at the banks unless two things happen: a) the IQD is reinstated back on FOREX and b) Sanctions are lifted on the currency (probably will happen at the same time);

Don’t worry what the exchange rate of the dinar is in Iraq. I don’t know why many of you worry so much about this. The CBI will limit the exchange rate in Iraq for reasons I will not get into today. We are ONLY concerned with the rate on FOREX and what we can negotiate with the banks. Most banks will just have a standard rate of exchange, take it or leave it. AS far as any contract rates we know that China did pre-purchase oil credits from the US and so these credits we have an opportunity to share in, if we so desire. The only way you will know for sure is to ASK when you sit down to exchange. If they can’t tell you or say they don’t know, they go to another bank.

Yes, there are going to be special s0-calle exchange centers, but be careful that you go to an actual exchange center and not some scam as there are going to be many of these scams at this time.

So sooner than later may mean Jan 2021 or by some miracle we might see something this summer even. But miracles do happen if we pray.

There is no crystal ball. I have talked about it many times of what state the economy must as least be moving to and the efforts by the government to rebuild the country. But remember there is NEVER going to be an ideal time or perfect time when Iraq is going to be a model country.

So just how far do the “powers to be” want to safeguard the wealth and the investors prior to the reinstatement? We know Iranian influence was a big factor in the past and has caused many postponements already. The fact they did postpone this many times already (and told us so) should be all good news for everyone. Will they postpone it again? It seems for now that the finance committee and the CBI are on the same page for this to occur.

I will end this commentary today with a last statement:

For Iraq to go anywhere on the global marketplace it must have a globally recognized currency. I don’t even care what rate they initially come out as. I am not that stupid enough to argue how they plan to do it. Really who cares? Is it tomato or “tomato”? Just get the damned rate back on FOREX and let the free market take it from there.

More news….

A PARLIAMENTARY SESSION TO BE HELD IN THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK, NOT SUNDAY

Member of the House of Representatives, Abbas Al-Zameli, suggested that the government of Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Al-Kazimi would pass in a parliamentary session to be held in the middle of next week, while he indicated that the government program was brief but "fulfills the purpose."

Al-Zamili said in an interview with Alsumaria News that "the government curriculum of the Prime Minister-designate focused on basic issues, including preparing for the elections away from the effects of arms, political money, the health aspect, and the economic crisis.

Then this article pops out on Sunday:

A VOTING SESSION FOR THE NEW IRAQI GOVERNMENT, HEADED BY MUSTAFA AL-KAZEMI, WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY

Al Arabiya TV reported in a breaking news, citing sources, that the voting session for the new Iraqi government headed by Mustafa Al-Kazemi will take place next Monday.

While the crisis of forming a new Iraqi government appears to be on the way to solution after the announcement by Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Al-Kazemi, on Wednesday, that he will send his ministerial formation to the presidency of the Iraqi parliament, where it remains for it to obtain a vote.

Al-Kazimi said in a tweet to him via "Twitter" that he had sent the full ministerial formation to the House of Representatives, explaining that the names of the candidates for the cabinet will be sent, within the constitutional period, to determine the voting session for the government.

Later this article comes out:

MALIKI'S COALITION ANNOUNCED THAT IT WOULD NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE FORMATION OF THE NEW GOVERNMENT AND AFFIRMED: WE WILL NOT VOTE FOR IT IN PARLIAMENT

The State of Law coalition, led by Nuri al-Maliki, announced on Sunday that IT HAD NOT VOTED FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER-DESIGNATE, Mustafaal-Kazimi, while revealing the reason..
The coalition said in a statement, that "he made great efforts with the rest of the political blocs to form the new government, in order to address the major challenges facing Iraq in the economic, security and health fields."

Then on Monday this news came out:

POWERFUL DEPUTY: AL-KAZEMI'S GOVERNMENT WILL PASS TOMORROW OR THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW ...

Member of the Alliance of Forces, Representative Raad Al-Dahlaki, revealed on Monday (04 May 2020) that the agreement on most of the cabinet names assigned to the Prime Minister.

Mustafa Al-Kazemi, has been decided Al-Dahlaki said in an interview with (Baghdad Today), that "approximately 85 percent of the cabinet has been completed for the upcoming Al-Kazemi government, stressing that most of the cabinet names have been resolved, except for two or three ministries that have not been decided yet, AND WILL BE RESOLVED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

He added, "The Al-Kazemi government will pass tomorrow or the day after tomorrow in the House of Representatives and one candidate will be proposed for each ministry according to my information, NOTING THAT THERE WILL BE THOSE WHO WILL TRY TO OBSTRUCT BUT FIRST AND FOREMOST THE GOVERNMENT WILL PASS.

Al-Dahlaki indicated that "we expect Al-Kazemi to get more support, and the task of his ".government will be very difficult and complex The President of the House of Representatives, Muhammad al-Halbousi, had directed the .members of the Council yesterday, Saturday, in the capital, Baghdad, today, Monday.

The media office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives said in a statement that "in preparation for a session to give confidence to the new government DURING THIS WEEK, President of Parliament, Mohamed Al-Halbousi, instructed the presence of deputies in Baghdad next Monday And Abizaid: A trip from Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports and the Basra airport flight to transfer deputies to Baghdad will be prepared next Monday, and the date of the session will be announced later this week.

More news….

IRANIAN MULLAHS REGIME RECEIVED A NEW BLOW

The Iranian mullahs regime received a new blow to its influence in Iraq, after an agreement between Najaf and Prime Minister-designate Mustafa al-Kazemi, to remove Tehran's allies from security positions in the next government formation.

This also comes after Iran failed to win the Kurds to its side by using the "cut salaries" paper.

The Iranian mullahs regime was counting on the papers of Najaf and the Kurds to thwart political negotiations on forming a new Iraqi government led by Al-Kazemi, according to informed political sources.

(Mnt Goat – this is exactly what we want to see as investors and waiting for the hope that they can get enough of the Iranian influence out of the key positions in the government through this new cabinet to allow the currency reform to follow. We watch and anticipate good things to happen with
Al-Kazemi)

More news….

THE IRAQ AND CHINA AGREEMENT WAS CAREFULLY DESIGNED TO PROTECT THE COUNTRY FROM THE TREMORS OF THE OIL MARKETS

Advisor to the Prime Minister Abdul Hussein Al-Hanin confirmed that dependence on oil (which is a deceptive political commodity), without using it in various manufacturing industries, has lost its basic role, stressing that the Iraq and China agreement was carefully designed to protect the country from the tremors of the oil markets.

Al-Hanin said in a wide article that "many factors contribute to changing oil prices globally, the most important of which are the economic growth rates in China and India, in addition to the Asian tigers, and the ability of these countries to return again to the resumption of their steady growth comes after recessions (capitalism renews itself), To be an additional factor in changing course prices. "

The adviser to the Prime Minister pointed out that "the Iraq agreement with China was carefully designed to constitute a real protection for the country from these market shocks, or at least it would have ensured a stable buyer of oil wealth in exchange for projects."

More news….

AL-MALIKI STRESSES, UPON HIS MEETING WITH TALABANI, THE NECESSITY OF ADOPTING THE GUARANTEED STIPEND FROM THE OIL AND GAS LAW

The head of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, stressed on Wednesday the importance of continuing the dialogues between political forces to overcome challenges, while stressing the need to approve the oil and gas laws and the DISTRIBUTION OF NATIONAL WEALTH.

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REVEALED: IRAQI SHIA LEADER SISTANI MOVES TO BREAK IRAN'S GRIP OVER MILITIA MOVEMENT

Four factions aligned with Shia religious leader split from Hashd al-Shaabi as row continues over control of militias

An attempt by Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani to wrest control of Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Forces from Iranian-backed factions has ended with the national Shia leader giving a green light instead for the dismantling of the militia alliance, military commanders and officials have told Middle East Eye.

That process began last week when four armed factions associated with Sistani, the most senior cleric in the holy city of Najaf, were disengaged from the Popular Mobilisation Authority, which oversees the PMFs, and placed under the direct command of the head of the Iraqi armed forces.

The four factions which were withdrawn were the Imam Ali Brigade, the Ali al-Akbar Brigade, the Abbas Combat Brigade, and the Ansar al-Marjiyya Brigade.

Their withdrawal is significant because the PMA was established by then-Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in June 2014 to coordinate the response to a fatwa issued by Sistani calling on Iraqis to join the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group.

Sistani’s fatwa was clear that those fighting IS should do so only under the command of the regular Iraqi security forces.

But Maliki caused controversy by instead creating the PMA and handing over its leadership to two of Iran’s key allies: his national security adviser Faleh al-Fayyad as president, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the founder of most of the Iraqi armed factions associated with Iran, as his influential deputy.
On the face of it, Maliki’s move made tactical sense. Iranian-backed Shia militias such as the Badr Organisation, the largest and oldest Iraqi militia, Kataib Hezbollah and Asaib Ahl al-Haq became the backbone of the PMFs (or Hashd al-Shaabi in Arabic), because they were highly organized and well armed.

However, instead of being a regular military force reporting to Iraqi army commanders as required by the PMA’s own law, most of the factions took their orders from Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. The only exceptions were those associated with Sistani and with Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.

Religious authorities in Najaf and Haider al-Abadi, Maliki’s successor as prime minister, tried unsuccessfully to regain control of the PMA over the four years that followed, but fears about an outbreak of intra-Shia fighting meant that these efforts came to nothing.

However, the killings of Soleimani and Muhandis in a US drone strike in January had created a “great and unmissable opportunity" to resume these attempts, a PMA commander told Middle East Eye.

NEGOTIATIONS HIT A DEAD END
Najaf’s latest effort to bring the PMA under its control was launched six months when it called for most commanders and officials linked to Iran to be replaced with independent commanders under the supervision of Sistani’s office.

However, the refusal of the Iranian-backed commanders to abandon their positions and their insistence on perpetuating Iran's control over the PMA brought negotiations to a dead end.

It was this which pushed Najaf to withdraw its forces and link them "operationally and administratively" to the Office of the Commander-in-Chief directly, according to a political adviser to Adel Abdul Mahdi, Iraq’s current caretaker prime minister, who talked to MEE on condition of anonymity.
“This declares the end of the legitimacy of the existence of the PMA and the start of its dismantling," the adviser said.

“The root of the conflict is that Najaf believes that Iraq was attacked and that these young people [the PMF fighters] volunteered in response to the fatwa. Their mission was to fight IS and defend their families and their lands. They must not be employed politically or militarily in the ongoing conflict between America and Iran.

“But the Iranians insist on continuing to use the PMFs as a tool to pressure the Americans inside Iraq to obtain some gains in their negotiations related to their nuclear program and to ease the sanctions imposed on them.”
The number of registered fighters to have split from the PMA so far does not exceed 12,000 but commanders and officials told MEE that many thousands more could follow them if Abdul Mahdi agrees to allow the movement of fighters between factions.

“By withdrawing these factions, which everyone knows are linked directly to him [Sistani], this means he lifts his hands off the PMA,” said Abdul Mahdi’s adviser.

"Keeping the other factions together is a matter of time. This step embarrassed everyone, and once movements between the factions are permitted, tens of thousands of fighters will join the factions that left the organisation.

"Najaf is working to weaken the PMA and force the government to dismantle it in the long run.”

HOW SISTANI’S FATWA SAVED MALIKI

The differences between Najaf and the Iranian-backed factions predate the creation of the PMA.

By early 2014, the majority of Sunni areas in northern and western Iraq had turned against Maliki as a result of the prime minister’s sectarian policies. At the same time, IS was growing in strength and had started launching bold operations against Iraqi security forces.

Maliki, who had lost confidence in the ability of the security forces to confront IS, held a meeting in Baghdad in March 2014 with prominent Shia militia allies to agree on the best ways to secure Baghdad.

But the deployment of the Shia militias in Sunni areas only sharpened sectarian tensions, with nightly reports from rural districts of Baghdad of field executions of Sunni men accused of militancy or family ties to IS.
By June 2014, about a third of Iraqi territory had fallen to IS with security forces routed by the advancing militants.
Sistani's fatwa, issued to address the collapse of the military establishment and prevent IS from taking Baghdad, was the lifeline that Maliki grabbed to legalise the activities of his armed allies by creating the PMA.

Once established, Maliki had good reasons to hand control of the PMA over to his Iranian-backed allies, according to Abdulwahid Toma, a political analyst.

Doing so had “ensured their loyalty on the one hand, and ensured that the Iranians continued to support him,” Toma told MEE. By then many had already been involved in the fight against IS for several months.

“It was logical for him [Maliki] to hand his allies the leadership of the PMA. The man did not trust his military leaders, and only the Iranians supported him after the international community abandoned him,” said Toma.
Yet while factions such as Kataib Hezbollah and Asaib Ahl al-Haq were effective fighting forces, they were numerically small, functioning more like elite units.

This threatened to prevent the Iranians from assuming full control of the PMFs and “here the conflict began”, PMF commanders told MEE.
Under Soleimani’s leadership, Iran began providing regular salaries to tens of thousands of volunteers as well as arming and equipping them generously. By contrast, armed fighters dependent on Baghdad for their salaries had to wait until June 2015 to be paid.

"Salaries and weapons were the way that Iranian-backed factions recruited volunteers during the first two years after the formation of the PMA,” one pro-Sistani commander told MEE.

"Tens of thousands of followers of Sistani and Sadr joined Badr, Asaib and Kataib Hezbollah, because these factions were the best in terms of financing, weapons and training.”

Meanwhile, Muhandis was using his control of the PMA’s financial and human resources to subdue factions that refused to obey his orders, several PMF commanders told MEE.

In July 2016, Abadi ordered an investigation into Muhandis after he froze the payment of salaries to a number of Sistani-linked brigades.

By then, Najaf had raised concerns with officials in Baghdad and Tehran about the conduct of the Iranian-backed forces, citing their involvement in human rights abuses and seizing resources in areas recaptured from IS.
Muhandis was at the top of the list of leaders that Najaf wanted removed "because he was the cause of all the devastation within the PMA", a pro-Sistani commander told MEE.

In March 2018, Abadi issued a decree ordering the restructuring of the PMFs. But the decree was completely ignored by Muhandis and the Iranian-backed factions.

Within months of Adel Abdul Mahdi succeeding Abadi as prime minister in October 2018, Najaf again called for the PMFs to be restructured and for the PMA to be reformed amid concerns that it could be drawn into a war between Iran and the US.

“US-Iranian tensions were sharpening and Najaf opposes the throwing of the PMFs or any other Iraqi force into this conflict,” Abdul Mahdi’s adviser told MEE.

“Sistani has sent direct and indirect messages to the Iranians and the Americans demanding that they leave Iraq out of it.”

Abdul Mahdi responded by issuing another decree in July 2019, ordering the restructuring of the PMFs and abolishing many positions within the PMA leadership, including Muhandis’s deputy post.

In an effort to appease Muhandis, Abdul Mahdi offered him a new position of chief of staff of the PMFs. Muhandis rejected it on the grounds that it carried no financial or administrative powers.

CRACKDOWN ON PROTESTERS
Tensions between Najaf and Iran over the PMFs peaked last October when Soleimani, Muhandis and other senior PMA commanders were directly involved in a brutal crackdown targeting anti-government demonstrators, in which hundreds were killed and thousands injured by Iranian-backed factions, some of them operating under the umbrella of the PMA.

"They [Muhandis and Soleimani] turned the PMFs into a sword hanging over the necks of Iraqis. Instead of protecting them, these forces killed or kidnapped them," a pro-Sistani leader said.

"From the first day, we wanted to build a professional national organisation that would be a source of reassurance to all Iraqis and whose mission is defending the country without interfering in political affairs or being subject to the influences of any foreign power."

Following the attacks on protesters, Najaf-associated leaders in November sent a proposal to Abdul Mahdi to reform the PMA and break Iran’s grip over its leadership.

The proposed reforms were based on three initial steps, according to officials and commanders familiar with the discussion.

Firstly, the identification of the positions, directorates and commanders that represent the keys to controlling the PMA. Secondly, the dismissal of those who held those posts and their replacement with new leaders under Najaf’s supervision. And thirdly, the exclusion of all leaders involved in the crackdown on protesters.

But the proposal did not gain any traction. Abdul Mahdi, who resigned later in November at Sistani's request after 32 protesters were killed by security forces in Nasiriyah, would not even discuss it.

"The list of positions they [pro-Sistani factions] demanded and the names they asked to be excluded revealed that they wanted to control the entire commission and this was not reasonable,” a PMA director familiar with the talks, who would have been one of those excluded at Najaf’s behest, told MEE.

“They said that the PMFs were established based on Sistani’s fatwa, so they are entitled to claim these positions, but they forgot that we were fighting in southern and northern Baghdad and southern Fallujah months before the fatwa was issued.”

CHAOS FOLLOWS ASSASSINATIONS

Muhandis continued to exercise his powers as deputy head of the PMA until the last moment of his life.

But the chaos created by his assassination alongside Soleimani saw pro-Sistani leaders launch a fresh bid to press Abdel Mahdi to reform the PMA.
Soon afterwards, Abdul Mahdi met the leaders of the four factions in his office in Baghdad along with Falih Al-Fayadh, his national security adviser and the head of the PMA.

Sheikh Abdul-Mahdi Al-Karbalai and Sayyed Ahmed Al-Safi, Sistani’s most senior representatives and the supervisors of the forces associated with the holy shrines, joined the meeting by phone, one of the attendees told MEE.
Sensing the seriousness of Najaf’s latest efforts to gain control of the PMA, the Iranian-backed factions rushed to name Abdulaziz al-Muhammadawi, known as Abu Fadak, a prominent leader of Kataib Hezbollah, as Muhandis’s successor, but only in the role of chief of staff.

Pro-Sistani leaders refused to appoint Abu Fadak and threatened to withdraw from the PMA if their demands were not taken seriously.
To ease tensions and try to persuade the four factions not to withdraw, Abdul Mahdi sent a military delegation to meet Karbalai “in an attempt to find a settlement that satisfies the two parties”.

But Karbalai refused to go into details and asked members of the delegation to meet Safi instead, commanders from both sides told MEE.
The delegation met Safi and the commanders of the four brigades in Karbala on the same day. The two parties did not reach an agreement, other than to hold further talks.

A few days later, the four commanders met with defence minister Najah Al-Shammari in his office in Baghdad "to discuss some details regarding their exit from the PMA”.
They continued to hold almost daily meetings in Baghdad and Karbala with military leaders, officials and leaders of other PMF factions.

At one stage in the negotiations they were told that the Iranian-backed leaders had agreed to implement Najaf’s demands in return for a “satisfactory settlement for both parties”, one of the attendees told MEE.
But the talks collapsed in Abdul Mahdi’s office in Baghdad last month when the pro-Sistani factions walked out after learning that the Iranian-backed commanders were insisting on appointing Abu Fadak as Muhandis’s successor.

Abdul Mahdi wrote a final time to Karbalai and Safi offering several options to resolve the issues. But by then Najaf had decided to withdraw its forces from the PMA.

HOW TO INTEGRATE THE MILITIAS

For now, it remains unclear how the four breakaway factions will be integrated alongside regular Iraqi security forces.

But one proposed project, which was first proposed to Abadi a few years ago, could see them forming a new directorate similar to the Facilities Protection Service (FPS), which is responsible for the security of Iraqi government buildings.

According to the proposal, their mission would be limited to securing the holy shrines of Iraq. If this were to happen, they would report to the interior ministry.

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IN POST-ISLAMIC STATE NORTHERN IRAQ, DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES RAISE CONCERNS

"It is too early to talk about this. We do not want to rush and have not decided on the final form of our alternative project,” a commander of one of the factions told MEE.

“The most important thing is that we have left the PMA. We now work to ensure the continuity of logistical support and to fix all the resulting administrative problems.
“The third step will be to receive the factions and fighters who want to join us then we may announce our project.

“All I can say is that it will be a national integrity formation that will avoid the mistakes of the PMFs and protect people.”

Muhanad al-Aqabi, the director of PMA media, told MEE that all PMF forces were linked to the Iraqi armed forces “administratively and operationally”.

“Therefore this decision will not change anything and will not affect the budget or movements of any of the remaining factions. We are subject to any decision issued by the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, but we have not yet received any instructions regarding these brigades. Practically, nothing has changed.”

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AP NEWS: IRAQ'S REVENUES PLUMMET, RAISING FEARS OF ECONOMIC COLLAPSE

(5/1/20)
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s revenues plummeted in April amid a historic oil price crash, the Oil Ministry said Friday, raising concerns over how the country will cope severe financial shortfalls while struggling to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

The crude-dependent economy earned just $1.4 billion in oil revenues last month, at an average price of $13.8 per barrel, according to data released by the ministry, a sixth of average figures from before the oil price crash. Oil traded between $20 and $30 in April, but Iraq sells its crude at a discounted rate.

The figures provide the first tangible indication of the desperate circumstances facing Iraq as officials struggle to determine how to implement austerity measures — expected to be widely unpopular — while operating on dwindling revenues.

(Mnt Goat – there will NOT be an economic collapse in Iraq. How sad to even say this in a news article headlines)

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AL-KAZEMI DEFINES THE PATH OF ADVANCING THE IRAQI ECONOMY

Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Mustafa al-Kazimi said on Friday that the advancement of the Iraqi economy requires the creation of jobs and support for investment and reform of administrative systems.
This came in a tweet by Al-Kazemi on tense on the occasion of International Labor Day, in which he said, "On the occasion of International Labor Day, I extend my highest congratulations to all women and men who perpetuate life by their work and their efforts, and their pursuit of their permissible livelihood tirelessly."

He added, "The rise of the Iraqi economy is associated with providing job opportunities, supporting the right investment environment, and reforming administrative systems that hinder progress."

For his part, resigned Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi said in a statement received by Shafak News, "The anniversary of the International Labor Day falls this year, and all mankind faces a serious health challenge that stops the wheel of life and work, and our people face the Corona pandemic with courage, patience and success in a way that distinguishes Iraq from the rest of the world." .

He added, "We are fully confident that the workers of Iraq will also achieve success in returning work and production and moving the national economy again."

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ACTIVISTS ATTACK NOURI AL-MALIKI: YOU ARE THE REASON FOR THE SAMARRA ATTACK BECAUSE YOU GAVE WEAPONS AND LAND TO ISIS

On social media, Iraqi activists attacked the head of the State of Law coalition Nuri al-Maliki, claiming that it was the reason for ISIS's terrorist attack on security forces in Samarra.

Maliki said in a tweet on his account via the "Twitter" website, "While we offer condolences to the families of the martyrs and their fellow fighters who won martyrdom in this honorable month at the hands of the ISIS morals in Tikrit."

He added, "We call for the lack of complacency and caution from ISIS's terrorist plans , especially in light of the current circumstances, mercy of our heroic martyrs and the speedy recovery of the wounded and the injured."

Activists responded to al-Maliki, saying: "The attack in Samarra and not in Tikrit, but it seems that the sectarian phobia that is raging inside you has taken you away from the event."

They added, "Everything that happens is because of you because you gave weapons and land to the ISIS terrorists."

They sent a message to al-Maliki saying, "All the misfortunes of Iraq with your neck, the blood of the Spyker martyrs with your neck."
The activists called for the trial of Nuri al-Maliki, the former prime minister, for his crimes against Iraqis.

The activists affirmed that the deep state that Maliki established in Iraq with the support of the terrorist regime in Iran today prevented him from being held accountable for his crimes during the eight years of his bloody rule.
The activists pointed out that Maliki’s crimes in Iraq include “the Ziraa massacre in 2007, the Souk Al-Shuyukh massacre 2008, the Hawija massacre 2013, and the handover of Mosul to ISIS in 2014”.
They also added, from Maliki's crimes, "the assassination of civilian activists, human rights violations, the transformation of the security establishment into a sectarian tool to liquidate" his opponents, "the Spyker massacre of 2014.

And they continued, that it is also one of Maliki’s crimes in Iraq, "the Saqlawiyah massacre, theft and waste of public money, administrative and financial corruption, and strengthening sectarianism."
The activists affirmed that these and other crimes will never be statute of limitations and will pay for them.

And the " Baghdad Post " monitors the reactions of the activists of the social networking site "Twitter" on the tweet of Nuri al-Maliki after the ISIS attack in Samarra:

And the account of "Ali Muhammad" said, "It is sufficient that you have secured your green area? !! And shout the Shiites wherever they are. They are firewood for your stay in the spoils, looting and corruption."

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Their words not mine…..No Rumors, No Hype, No Opinions ,,,,,
Just the FACTS!

Disclaimer: All information in this newsletter is not intended for investment decisions / purposes. Mnt Goat is not a financial analyst, planner, banker, attorney or associated in any role with giving out professional investment advice.

In ending I want everyone to know your constant prayers in the fight against evil (ISIS) and now the corruption in Iraq have worked. God has guided these young men and women on the battle field. He has guided the honest, patriots of Iraq to fight for their homeland. So this new war now on our citizens is underway. New battles are raging every day over corruption. These are battles to save our societies from the corrupt politicians and secret societies who are bent on taking what they want from our current wealth and from future generations without our permission. We must keep praying for the end to the rapid corruption and enslavement of people in Iraq and also in the United States. We must pray for our leaders that they may be anointed by the Holy Spirit and guided to do God’s work. We must stand by them and let them know we are still there to support them, even after the election is over. I have composed a prayer maybe we can all pray today in our own way and until the reinstatement of the Iraq dinar occurs.


PRAYER

“For all leaders of all nations, that they may be anointed by the Holy Spirit to do God’s will and work to bring about abundance and prosperity to their nation.

To fight this waging war on corruption, our freedoms, our liberties, socialist plans and injustice.

To bring all those corrupt to justice and pay for their crimes no matter how high up in the government they are.

That the FREE WORLD may be a shining example for the rest of the entire planet.

In the name of Jesus Christ our King and Savior, Amen”


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Much love to ya all,
Mnt Goat
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