18 May 19, 06:11 AM chattels "How dreadful are the curses
which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is
as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic
apathy. The effects are apparent in many countries. Improvident habits, slovenly
systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and insecurity of property
exist wherever the followers of the Prophet rule or live. A degraded sensualism
deprives this life of its grace and refinement; the next of its dignity and
The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his
absolute property – either as a child, a wife, or a concubine – must delay the
final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great
power among men. Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities. Thousands
become the brave and loyal soldiers of the Queen: all know how to die; but the
influence of the religion paralyzes the social development of those who follow
it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world.
Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytising faith. It
has already spread throughout Central Africa, raising fearless warriors at every
step; and were it not that Christianity were sheltered in the strong arms of
science – the science against which it had vainly struggled – the civilization
of modern Europe might fall, as fell the civilization of ancient Rome." -
Winston Churchill, " The River War ', 1899.
" ................ delay the final extinction of slavery until
the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men."
" Improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of
commerce, and insecurity of property exist wherever the followers of the Prophet
rule or live."
The quote comes from the first edition of Churchill's The River
War (1899), Vol 2, pp 248-50. This edition was abridged in 1902 and that passage
was taken out.
Parliament to resume its meetings tomorrow .. This agenda
[Baghdad - where]
the House of Representatives will resume on Saturday, regular sessions.
The agenda of the meeting includes a general topic for discussion on the US
attacks on security forces and discussing the abolition of the integration of
the Ministry of Environment in the Ministry of Health. "
It also includes the introduction of a general topic for discussion on the
ration card items and the environmental situation in Basra Governorate,
also includes the report of the investigative committee on the incident of
homeless girls In Adhamiya and a report on the reality of the electrical system.
The parliament session is due to begin at 1 pm
The stability of the dollar exchange rate in the stock market |
BAGHDAD / NINA / Foreign currency markets in Baghdad recorded a stable exchange
rate against the Iraqi dinar on Friday.
The market price in the Kifah Stock Exchange in Baghdad was 1199.5 dinars per
dollar, or 119 thousand and 950 thousand dinars for one hundred dollars, the
same price for the fourth week in a row.
The prices of selling and buying dollars in banking companies, the price of one
dollar 1205 dinars, or 120 thousand and 500 dinars for one hundred dollars and
the purchase price of $ 1195 dinars, or 119 thousand and 500 dinars per hundred
" ................... the same price for the fourth week in a row."
Deep divisions & recriminations exchange between Sunni
leaderships: National Axis Alliance led by Khamis al-Khanjar & Iraq Our Identity
by Mohamed al-Halbousi, Parliament speaker, over electing Mansour Marid as #Mosul's
None of these intra-Sunni intrigues impact the stability of Abd
al-Mahdi's govt but they do impact his cabinet problems & any hope of getting
parliament to be productive. They are also tangibly relevant to governance since
they impact provincial govts as well as federal blocs.
................... recent moves by Shia leaders to position
themselves well to through Abd al-Mahdi under the bus if/when protests gain
momentum this summer. And that does have implications for the govt, not today or
tomorrow but down the line. https://twitter.com/UticaRisk
chattels And that's the way that it is in Iraq from the news that I read
on this Saturday, May 18, 2019. Have a fine day all.
9 May 19, 07:22 AM larrykn Over 500 foreign ISIS men
‘convicted’ in Iraq
Gold Bond as a Chinese-American trade talks
Economy news _ Baghdad
Gold prices settled unchanged mentions such as trade negotiations between the
United States and China, while suppressing the demand for government bonds and
the yen, a key technical resistance level gains of precious metal which is
considered a safe haven.
Gold rose 0.2% in online transactions to $1283.41 an ounce, and gold climbed in
us futures contracts 0.2% to $1284.10.
Gold prices closed near the session lows Wednesday after rising to their highest
levels since April 15 April at $1291.39.
As the dollar fell against the Japanese yen, the stock retreated while in return
As the market awaited anxiously for a two-day trade talks in Washington starting
later today to see if Chinese negotiators were able to convince the White House
to undo the increase of tariffs on Chinese imports.
Washington has accused Beijing of reneging on pledges made
during business negotiations and threatened President Donald Trump to raise
existing tariffs on Chinese goods and new charges Friday if no agreement is
While gold has derived support thanks to a reluctance to risk in the market,
prices could not register a big upside with basic technical barrier at $1290.
At the level of other precious metals, silver stabilized in online transactions
at $14.83 an ounce, while Platinum rose 0.2 percent to $857.88.
And went down 1.1 percent to Palladium 1303.54 dollars per ounce, having touched
its lowest since January 8th January when 1295 dollars earlier in the session.
The United States will not grant any other exemptions to buy
Economy news _ Baghdad
Iran's Special Envoy said Brian hook "that the United States will not grant any
other exemptions allow any State to buy Iranian oil without facing penalties.
Noting that the world oil market has already absorbed the Iranian oil exports
within the administration of President Donald Trump's campaign to exert economic
pressure on Tehran.
Re real estate worth 7 billion dinars after conversion with
Economy news Baghdad
Body integrity investigation service revealed about them to re-real estate worth
seven billion dinars in Basra to State ownership, while hauling is accused of
The Chamber said in a statement obtained by the news, "economy", "Angels in
narcotics investigation department Basra also seized real estate real estate
registration circle primitives maintenance", stating that "the Directorate
investigations led to adjust the oldest defendant to issue civil status ID Of
deceased persons for the purpose of transferring ownership of real estate with
an area of 61-acre, belonging to the Ministry of finance-state real estate
service to someone else. "
She continued "Directorate in collaboration with the Office of the Inspector
General of the Ministry of the Interior of the province, and then followed by
primitives, seized the accused present at the civil status of the identities of
deceased persons who have the right to dispose of land for the purpose of
transferring Owned by another accused falsely later razed and cutters sale
structure cut on citizens. "
The Board noted "Organization Directorate the minutes adjusting channelling
markers seized, rea was displayed with the defendant on the coroner who decided
to arrest him on remand."
chattels BAGHDAD — Iraq’s central government announced April 9 its
intention to launch a comprehensive census in the country in late 2020. This
constitutes the first step toward ending several chronic economic and political
problems caused by a lack of accurate official statistics since 1997.
7 May 19, 07:04 AM larrykn Ministry of Finance: higher oil
prices contributed to fill one-third of the federal budget deficit
Business & money
Economy news _ Baghdad
Finance Undersecretary ruled out Maher Hammad Johan, Tuesday, the Ministry set
up supplementary budget year the event, noting that art FENS as a disgrace not
only contributes to global oil filling one third of the federal budget deficit.
Johan said in an interview with the newspaper the morning "official and obtained
by the news," economy "," no d n j e l l h k m e and Ministry to prepare this
year's supplementary budget, its execution being essentially federal deficit of
up to 30 t real j Wen di n r, and in preparation of its execution Supplements
can be achieved only with abundance of finance and the federal budget deficit
His Jonah, "and b even though the art FENS s p r global oil but could not only
contribute to fill a third of the budget deficit that's about ten trillion dinar,
Iraq sold its oils to world markets at a price (65-66 (us dollars a barrel for
its budget of $56, Thus, the remaining deficit of 20 trillion dinar budget, the
Ministry is filled with several tabs.
And Johan "federal budget revenue, 569 105 trillion and billion 686 million and
870 000 d n r, through the I o August guessed income from crude oil exports on
the basis of the average price of 56 dollars per barrel, and export three
million and 880 thousand barrels, Including 250 thousand barrels of crude oil
producer TNK based on exchange rate of 1182 dinars to the dollar, and
restricting all income, Rada of precaution to h o t pain Treasury August h s s e
p does not state ".
He explained that the "total deficit planned for the federal
budget for the fiscal year reached 27 trillion and 537 billion and 929 million
and 542 000, covering the deficit of abundance derived from increased s p r sell
crude oil source, or increase crude oil exports, or borrowing And externally,
excluding foreign-financed loans for projects ", noting that" s Wen its
execution and plug, and to the Minister of finance or permitted led h machines,
the actual deficit by discounting x z n e, o n dat and I n j e, or o n dat and
remittances to banks The CBI has deducted, or resort to loans from commercial
Johan said, that "plug is also borrowing from a retirement fund, or use besides
the circular balance instead of a least satisfied the outside the new deficit
financing, and all loans and foreign bonds and projects funded are exempt from
taxes and customs fees according to the texts Contained in the loan agreements,
the Federal Finance Minister or authorization empowers it to keep borrowing from
abroad to finance development projects after the Council of Ministers
authentication l loans honest pain on him in previous years. "
Agriculture: marketing over 4400 tons of wheat and barley in
Business & money
Economy news _ Baghdad
Karbala Governorate Agriculture Department announced, Tuesday, about marketing
their farmers more than 4400 tons of wheat and barley to marketing outlets in
The Directorate said in a statement "the economy news received a copy of it, he"
has been marketing its farmers more than 4400 tons of wheat and barley to
marketing outlets in the province. "
"The harvesting and marketing of wheat crop for the year 2018/2019 conducts runs
smoothly and as planned after creating all of the requirements of its success."
She explained that the "price per tonne of wheat first reached 560 000 and 2 480
000, with an average price per tonne of wheat to third degree 420 000.
Expert confirms Iraq's position after Trump's sensitivity to
stop Iranian oil exemptions
Economy news Baghdad
The oil expert said Hamza al-jawahiri, Sunday, Iraq's position sensitivity after
Trump's decision not to renew exemptions for Iranian oil.
The US President decided, Donald Trump, not to renew exemptions for Iranian oil
at the end of its term in May next, it caused confusion in global oil markets.
The White House said in a statement that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab
Emirates and other allies of Washington vetted fill his shoes the absence of
The jeweller said in the interview for "economy", "the Iraq resolutions
committed OPEC regarding increasing production, pointing out that he doesn't
want to be in confrontation with OPEC decisions and the United States, being the
forefront of world oil prices reduced as well as it (Iraq) doesn't want to
"Iraq's oil Minister was laitakhez individual decision to increase production to
make up for the shortage of oil supply for whatever reason, because he respects
the collective decision of the Organization (OPEC) which seeks to promote unity
and cohesion strength in global markets and stabilize world oil markets And
getting fair prices for producers and consumers alike. "
Oil prices rise by Saudi statements
Oil prices rose in trading Tuesday, after she said that producers ' agreement to
cut OPEC + "may be extended beyond June to cover the whole year.
Saudi Energy Minister's remarks came despite pressure from us President Khalid
Al-Falih Donald Trump to compensate for the lack of expected supply tightening
sanctions imposed by the United States against Iran.
And at 08:09 GMT, Brent blend contracts traded at 72.28 dollars a barrel, up
0.33% for the latest closure.
As us crude contracts stepped "West Texas intermediary" by 0.38 percent to 63.74
dollars a barrel.
Prices came under pressure in early trading, after the Chinese data, indicated
that the world's second-largest economy is still struggling to regain momentum.
Petroleum products: we have doubled the share of fuel for
generators eligibility coinciding with Ramadan
Economy news _ Baghdad
Oil products distribution company Director said kadem, Manager Tuesday,
increasing the quantity of product gas oil (kerosine) generator in all provinces
for the month of May to be twice the amount for the past month.
Yassin said in a statement "the economy news received a copy of it," we have
increased the share of governorates (Baghdad, Najaf-Karbala-Basra-Meyssan-Qar,
Muthanna Diwaniyah Babylon-Diyala-Wasit Kirkuk) of gas oil to be 20 litres per
kva and subsidized price, under the guidance of and The oil Minister and follow
Undersecretary for distribution, coinciding with the holy month of Ramadan in an
attempt to perpetuate and provide power to the citizens. "
He added that "private generators and hybrid processing for those departments
wishing to quantity 5 liters per kva of gas oil for commercial price of 700
dinars per liter with State services generators equipped five liters every kva
at the official rate.
The Manager said "the distribution company processing the increase included the
counties and districts in the provinces of the Western region (Nineveh,
Salahuddin, Anbar) decide processing twice the amount last month to be 30 litres
per kva of gas oil generator housing in areas to get ready. National electricity
and 20 litres per kva generator housing in areas that are processed at a rate (5
to 10) national power hours, 10 liters per kva generator housing in areas that
are processed at a rate (15 to 20) hour national electricity and subsidized
"While the State services generators equipped with 10 liters of gas oil per kva
as controls either in the State where the national electricity processed by
He stressed that "the process be as checks and instructions
after making sure the job generators and processing for electricity mentioned
areas, in addition to private generators and hybrid processing in these
provinces 5 liters per kva price."
Yassin noted that "privatization set up residential areas subject to this regime
in Baghdad in a quantity 5 liters per kva of gas oil product of the month for a
price for electricity supply, in addition to processing state services under
generators the same system adoption The national electricity outages
5 May 19, 06:01 AM chattels Mosul seethes as
corruption hinders reconstruction By Hunar Ahmed
“Iraq is a country of whales whose thirst cannot be quenched. If
they give us a camel, maybe just the tail might reach us, or maybe not,” Salim
Transparency International lists Iraq as one of the world’s most
chattelsIraqi PM Abdel-Mahdi tells US Secretary of State that Iraq wants to
increase cooperation with US in all fields.
Khallati: The House of Representatives suffers from the thinness
of its work and lack of completion of projects during the entire legislative
[BAGHDAD- IN ] MP Hassan al-Khalati said on Saturday that the House of
Representatives needs to intensify its meetings to achieve the largest number of
Khalati said that "the House of Representatives is taken into account the
thinness of its work and the lack of completion of projects during a full
legislative chapter and the second legislative chapter to date."
He added that "the House of Representatives to intensify its meetings to achieve
the most possible number of laws that serve the Iraqi street."
"There are laws that have priority and laws waiting for the street in
particular, which directly affects the citizen, such as services and job
The House of Representatives starts voting on the traffic law
and ends reading and discussing two laws
" .............. the draft traffic law submitted by the Security
and Defense Committee for the purpose of regulating the traffic rules of the
vehicles, identifying the parties responsible for registering them, determining
the conditions of safety and security, specifying the conditions for granting
the market license, determining their categories, reviewing the penalties and
fines imposed on violation of traffic law provisions, ........"
chattels Wow ! We can have a substantial increase in the
value of the dinar now !
That pesky traffic law !
larrykn @chattels funny just when we thought we were going to see Laws
passed they did, traffic law lol , what a joke.
larrykn Turkey confirms buying oil from countries other
than Iran is very expensive
Arab and international
Economy news _ Baghdad
Turkish Foreign Minister gaoush oglu, born Sunday, to buy oil to Turkey from
other countries but Iran is very expensive.
He said in a recent press release seen by "economy", to buy oil to Turkey from
other countries but Iran is very expensive, and America knows it.
He added that the oil pipeline between Turkey and Iraq as an alternative to
often damaged because of the practices of "ISIS", and to fix it takes some time.
Iraq: the high cost of living doubling phenomenon of double
Business & money
Economy news _ Baghdad
Iraqis find themselves trapped by soaring prices and high cost of living,
prompting many of them to work to provide an income sufficient to meet the needs
of their families and pay for their children's study and rental housing and
Iraqi official reveals at the Ministry of planning, the "new Arab", about the
number of Iraqis who are working more than one job a day, over six million
According to the official, who declined to be named, most engaged two jobs a day
(morning and evening), were employees of the State, such as taxi drivers or
accountants or a sales staff in offices and civil companies, to manage living,
especially those living in rented homes or have significant treatment expenses.
He added that most employees do not receive sufficient income from their jobs
and there is no clear law currently prevents double action.
The Economist says that about one third of Hassani Hustler Iraqis today can be
considered as poor class affected and those found in the hinterland of
middle-class jobs that are trying to meet.
Adds a new Arab "Hasani," to "weak incomes and not commensurate with the needs
of food, drink, clothing and treatment and compensation for housing, especially
for workers in the private sector very limited income, as well as contractors
who did not receive the appointment to State services."
He continues: "over Iraq's poverty rate around 30% under a clear
rise in procurement prices, thus there is no parity between monthly income and
expenditure, double action home forced to provide for the needs of his family."
He pointed out that the Iraqi family consisting of 6 must have a monthly income
of million dinars (about $850), if you live in a rented house, and up to 600 000
(about $500), if her house is private property.
Adel Imran (30 years), Municipal Department contractor in the work of cleaning
the streets, says "the new Arab": "charge of 400 000 per month ($ 330), not
enough to fill the rental home and family expenses, so I work after the end of
the work in a gallery to sell cars until midnight."
And he adds: "I no longer feel the taste of life, every day at work and I don't
really spend some time with my family, but to the end of the week, but not in
hand trick and must work to provide what we need, prices rising and a limited
And no different if Sami Hussain (41 years), very much, it works in double
daylight in his Office, and at night in running a generator in his neighborhood.
Sammy says "new Arab": "getting very difficult jobs, unemployment rising and
jobs in shrinking constantly, especially with thousands of factories and plants
He said the Central Statistical Organization of the Ministry of planning, in a
recent report, the ratio of youth unemployment in 2018 for the age group between
15 to 29 years, 22.6%, higher than the national average stood at 74%, noting
that male unemployment of 18.1% amounted to class, while female unemployment
rate of 5. 6.3%.
The report said that the proportion of youth in the labour force participation
rates reached 36.1%, indicating that young males accounted 61.6% versus 8.8% for
The IMF announced in May/May 2018, the youth unemployment rate
in Iraq more than 40%.
Sammy said: "I am not an employee of salary was enough for the end of the month,
so I work double to support my family and more home expenses of food, clothing,
water and electricity fees and treatment that began the State doubled their
prices have gradually."
The staff was not spared in the State departments of dual action some work after
formal spiral as a cab driver, and others in shops or libraries or other free
He says the new Arab spring "Mohammedan", "working staff in one State and get
paid 650 000 per month ($ 530), and my rent just needs me 300 dollars a month,
so I have to work after school, and I do not master any profession, working taxi
driver for a few hours after the end of" swirly.
According to a report published site "nombio", on living standards in the world,
that the standard of living in Iraq higher than Egypt and less than Lebanon.
The report said that "wage rate housing in Egypt less than Iraq by 52.89%, but
the cost of living in Egypt top of Iraq by 29.09 percent, with the cost of
living rate rises in Lebanon than in Iraq by 48.64%.
The report revealed that as much as Iraqi citizens on basic life services up to
107 dollars a month.
But observers said that the report about the Iraqi home delivery rate per month
is inaccurate, because expenditure rates much higher.
Oil-rich Iraq is facing an economic and financial crisis is stifling, led to an
increase in the budget deficit. Many provinces have seen in previous periods of
popular demonstrations to protest the deteriorating services and disgruntled
dearness and exacerbate unemployment.
larrykn Beijing: Iraq is the second largest supplier of
oil to China and the fourth trading partner area
Economy news _ Baghdad
Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Zhang Tao, Sunday, that Iraq is the second largest
supplier of oil to the country 20 billion dollars a year, while noting that
economic exchanges between the two countries reached 30 billion dollars last
year, with 20000 to visit China every year.
Tao said in an interview with the newspaper "morning" seen by "official"
economy, "economic cooperation between Iraq and China maintain good momentum,
and the trade volume between the two countries grow and evolve so much annually,
and 10%, beyond economic exchange 30 billion dollars last year." .
He added that "China is the largest trading partner of Iraq, and Iraq is the
second biggest oil supplier to China, and China's fourth largest trading partner
in the Middle East."
Tao said that "in this aspect very varied, and include many areas, China's
imports of crude oil, where the size of Beijing's imports of crude oil to nearly
20 billion dollars, and that Iraq imported annually worth 7 billion and 900
million different goods, China also contributes to The reconstruction and
positive in all areas. "
Tao stressed that his country would expand visa operations, where we give
approximately 20 thousand visa annually, mostly for business students, future
periods strive to activate a tourist visa.
Iraqi private banks Association assess the effectiveness of land
bank Hunt Club.
Economy news _ Baghdad
Iraqi private banks association established on Friday evening, the effectiveness
of financial inclusion week banking, a Baghdad hunting Club.
Iraqi bank participated in the effectiveness of trade and International
Development Bank TBI and Huda Islamic World Bank Bank and National Bank.
He said the Islamic World Bank Relations Manager Fahad teacher interview for
"economy", "the events witnessed great interaction by the public through
identifying the services provided by the participating banks of electronic
payment services, loans to small and medium-sized enterprises." Bank accounts
have been opened is free for citizens as well as distributing gifts to children.
The teacher said, "the Bank's ongoing efforts to enhance public confidence in
the banking sector through banking awareness campaigns organized by the Bank
throughout the year.
The Outreach Department Manager said in the Iraqi Trade Bank Ahmed Ghaith, said
the aim of the Bank's participation in financial inclusion week to identify all
segments of society with our banking services for customers of the Bank. "
"The Bank seeks to increase the number of users of electronic cards (MasterCard)
through electronic banking culture approved."
It was at the conclusion of the event, number of prizes provided by the
Rafidain Bank determines financial advances to staff salaries,
Economy news _ Baghdad
Rafidain Bank, announced Thursday, to advances granted citizenship State
officials paid the Bank be (3, 5 and 10) million dinars.
The Bank's information Office said in a statement it had received "news", to
apply for the advance payment is through bank branches exclusively through
MasterCard card issued by Rafidain.
The statement pointed out that granting advance payment according to the
employee's salary in accordance with instructions and controls developed by the
April 27 2019 am Woke AF Start of Iraqi economic forum _ Iran in Tehran Chamber of