Zig’s Place Chatroom News Tuesday AM 10-12-21
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Butterfly Al-Kazemi visits the Joint Operations Command and is briefed on the progress of procedures for protecting warehouses and ballot boxes / Expanded
Tuesday 12 October 2021 The Prime Minister and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, visited the Joint Operations Command and was briefed on the progress of procedures for protecting warehouses and ballot boxes.
Al-Kazemi indicated, according to a statement by his office, that the security plan was successful, and that all required precautions were taken during the electoral process, which was held for the first time without imposing a curfew, and did not witness any abuses or threats.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces praised the efforts of the security forces in providing electoral security without any incidents or security breaches, and praised the impartiality of the Supreme Security Committee, which dealt with the elections in a high patriotic spirit without any bias.
Al-Kazemi directed the security leaders to complete their duties in protecting the ballot boxes and the commission’s warehouses, in addition to their duties to protect the country and citizens from the threat of terrorism.
He praised the qualitative security operation that took place, yesterday, with the arrest of Al-Baghdadi’s deputy, a leader in ISIS terrorist gangs, after great efforts made by the intelligence service with the support of security services. https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=932742
butterfly After days of rising, oil prices are falling by several cents
Tuesday 12 October 2021 Oil prices fell today, Tuesday, for the first time in four days.
Brent crude fell six cents to $83.59 a barrel, after touching a three-week high on Monday, on its way to rising 1.5 percent.
And US crude fell 13 cents to $ 80.39 a barrel, after also rising by 1.5% in the previous session, when it reached its highest level in nearly seven years. https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=932657
butterfly 2021-10-12 05:01 Shafaq News/ The Supreme Elections Committee of the Kurdistan Democratic Party announced on Tuesday that the Party starts talks with the winning Iraqi political forces to form political alliances to name the three presidencies and form the new federal government.
The KDP leader, Hoshyar Zebari, said in a joint press conference in Erbil that the Party has started consultations with most of the Iraqi political forces that won the elections. “Very soon, we will form our delegation to go to Baghdad to discuss the nomination of the three presidencies and the formation of the new federal government.”
On the other hand, KDP said it will discuss the issue with the other Kurdish parties because “we want to work as one team.”
Zebari added, “Our relationship with all Shiite and Sunni parties is open, and we were in contact with the Sadrist movement yesterday.” https://www.shafaq.com/en/Iraq-News/KDP-starts-consultations-to-form-new-alliances-in-the-Iraqi-Parliament
butterfly 2021-10-12 06:38 Shafaq News/ The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) auctioned about $257 million in foreign currency today.
Shafaq News Agency correspondent said that CBI’s foreign currency sales in today’s auction amounted to $256,317,371 by decreasing 34.45%.
Our correspondent explained that 12 banks cashed $95,500,000, while the $169,817,371 went to boost funds abroad in the form of credit and non-cash transactions, with 34 banks and five exchange companies meeting those demands. https://www.shafaq.com/en/Economy/CBI-sales-in-the-currency-auction-climb-today-9
Dave Sadrists picked up a few seats…….hope this now means they can meet Quorum and possibly pass some Laws germane to our investment…….Recollect when Maliki pushed Shabs to raise the value of the IQD……….That did not work out to well….CBI minted some FILS……never went into circulation………Sadr raising the Value of the Value of IQD? Thought the the Job of the CBI?
butterfly Al-Sadr’s bloc is at the fore..Political and armed forces reject the results of the Iraqi elections
10-12-2021 Al-Sadrs bloc is at the fore..Political and armed forces reject the results of the Iraqi electionsThe Iraqi News Agency announced that the “Sadr Movement” bloc led by Muqtada al-Sadr came – according to preliminary results – in first place in the parliamentary elections, while Shiite political forces and armed factions from the Popular Mobilization announced their rejection of the results.
The official agency stated that the Sadrist bloc topped the results with 73 seats out of 329, while the “Progress” bloc led by dissolved Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi won 38 seats, and in the third place came the “State of Law” bloc led by former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki with 37 seats.
The Iraqi constitution stipulates that the bloc that can gather 165 seats in the new parliament can form the new government.
in the meantime, it challenged the so – called group “coordinating framework” -alta includes political forces and factions of Iraqi armed factions calling themselves Almquaomh- the preliminary results announced by Iraq ‘s election commission.
The group said – in a statement issued yesterday evening, Monday – that it will take all available measures to prevent voter tampering, as it put it.
She added that, in the interest of the democratic path and to achieve the obligations of early elections called for by the religious authority and confirmed to be free, safe and fair, we submitted all technical observations (on the voting process) to the Electoral Commission, and the Commission pledged to address all these problems with practical steps.
butterfly However, she pointed out that the Commission “did not abide by all the legal procedures it announced, and accordingly; We announce our appeal against the announced results and our non-acceptance of them, and we will take all available measures to prevent voter tampering,” the statement said.
The “Coordination Framework” group includes political forces and factions of the Popular Mobilization, most notably the “Al-Fateh Alliance”, “State of Law” and “Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq”, as well as the “Hezbollah Brigades”.
Fraud and deception
For his part, the security advisor to the Hezbollah Brigades in Iraq, Abu Ali Al-Askari, said that what happened in the elections represents the biggest fraud and deception against the Iraqi people in modern history.
Al-Askari added – in a statement – that the battalions stand firmly and insistently to restore matters to the right place, as he described it.
He said that members of the Popular Mobilization are the main targets, and called on them to prepare to defend what he described as their sacred entity.
The Independent High Electoral Commission in Iraq had announced that the results of the manual counting and sorting matched the electronic ones, and the head of the commission, Jalil Adnan Khalaf, said that the commission would start receiving appeals from today, Tuesday, for a period of 3 days.
For his part, the leader of the Sadrist movement in Iraq, Muqtada al-Sadr, stressed that there is no sharing of power at the expense of the people.
butterfly He added – in a press conference – that any interference in Iraqi affairs will have a diplomatic and perhaps popular response, according to what he said. Al-Sadr also demanded that arms be confined to the hands of the state.
The elections, which were held the day before yesterday, Sunday, came a year earlier than they were scheduled, after widespread protests in Iraq, starting in early October 2019 and lasting more than a year, and overthrowing the previous government led by Adel Abdul-Mahdi in late 2019. rawabetcenter.com
butterfly Iraq’s holdings of US bonds decreased to $19 billion
Tuesday 12 October 2021 | 10:20 am Iraqi Dinar-DollarOn Tuesday, the US Treasury announced that Iraq’s holdings of US bonds decreased to 19 billion dollars during the month of July .
According to a schedule issued by the Treasury, “Iraq’s possession of US Treasury bonds for the month of July decreased by 10.1% to reach $19.047 billion, after it was $21.187 billion in the month of June .”
The table also showed, “These bonds are still higher than the month of December of the year 2020, by 11%, when Iraq’s possession of bonds amounted to 17.1 billion dollars .”
According to the US Treasury, “Iraqi bonds include long-term guarantees of $8.843 billion and short-term guarantees of $10.204 billion .”
She pointed out that “the most countries in possession of US bonds are Japan, at 1.310 trillion dollars, followed by China, at 1.068 trillion dollars, followed by Britain, at 539 billion dollars .”
In the Arab world, Saudi Arabia comes at the forefront of the most possessing countries, with a value of 128.1 billion dollars, followed by the UAE with 58 billion dollars, Kuwait third with 46 billion dollars, then Iraq with 19.047 billion dollars, and Qatar fifth with 6.6 billion dollars. aynaliraqnews.com
butterfly Dollar exchange rates in local markets
Tuesday 12 October 2021 | 09:43 AM Dollar exchange rates in local marketsThe exchange rates of the dollar against the Iraqi dinar on a daily basis, according to the variables of the currency exchange market in the capital, Baghdad, and the provinces of the country .
The selling price of the dollar is 148,750 per 100 dollars
The purchase price of the dollar is 148,750 per 100 dollars
As for the north, the prices are today :
The selling price of the dollar is 148,500 per 100 dollars
The purchase price of the dollar is 147,500 per $100
And in the south :
The selling price of the dollar is 148,000 per 100 dollars
The purchase price of the dollar is 146,500 per 100 dollars
butterfly The arrival of 617,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine for the Ministry of Health
Tuesday 12 October 2021 The Border Ports Authority announced today, Tuesday, the entry of 617,000 doses of the Pfizer anti-Corona vaccine.
The Border Ports Authority said in a press statement: “The procedures for entering 143 parcels carrying (617,000) doses of Pfizer vaccine were facilitated for the Ministry of Health through the Baghdad International Airport port.” https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=932779
butterfly The Minister of Foreign Affairs discusses with the Serbian Prime Minister ways to develop bilateral relations
Tuesday 12 October 2021 19:11 Minister of Foreign Affairs Fouad Hussein met with Serbian Prime Minister Anna Benabej in Belgrade, and they discussed bilateral relations in various aspects and ways to develop and strengthen them. https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?Key=932780
Butterfly Whoa Nelly:……………….. Earthquake hits Egypt
Tuesday 12 October 2021 13:59 An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the 9-degree Richter scale hit the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Al-Ahram Gate website stated: An earthquake occurred this afternoon, Tuesday, and the residents of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and a number of the country’s governorates felt it.
The head of the National Institute for Astronomical and Geophysical Research, Gad Al-Qadi, said that an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale was felt in most governorates of the Republic.
In a statement to Masrawy, the judge said: The earthquake centered on the island of Crete in the Mediterranean, adding that there is an official statement that will be issued at a later time on the details. https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=932712
Butterfly Al-Abadi: The wise person is the one who corrects before the morning time
Wednesday 13 October 2021 00:39 Head of the Leadership Council of the National Forces Alliance, Haider Al-Abadi, confirmed: “The confusion of the Commission’s procedures and the lack of credibility of announcing the results weakened confidence in the elections.”
Al-Abadi said in a tweet on Twitter: “At the beginning of the October 2019 demonstrations, we were the first to demand early and fair elections in which Iraqis participate to restore their confidence in the state.”
He added: “Today, the early elections were completed, but the confusion of the Commission’s procedures and the lack of credibility of the results announcement weakened confidence in the elections, and they became neither inclusive of people nor preventing division.”
Al-Abadi concluded his tweet by saying: “The wise person is he who corrects before the morning time.”