Sandy Ingram

Iraqis protested Friday in Baghdad demanding the government take action to stop the economy crisis…after the Iraqi dinar plunged again…to around 1750 Iraqi dinar to $1 at street exchangers in some parts of the country on Thursday compared to the official rate of 1460 dinar for $1 US.  On Friday…most exchange stores in Baghdad were closed while in the northern city of Erbil the dollar was trading at around 1710 Iraqi dinars to $1.  At the same time we are getting the news..from ABC and countless other news stations that the meeting between the US Treasury Department and the head of the Central Bank of Iraq the crisis has been averted.