REUTERS: Iraqi Sunnis accuse Maliki of crackdown, tensions flare

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BAGHDAD | Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:59am EST

Maliki – “Why Yes, I want to be your next benevolent Dictator!”

(Reuters) – Sunni leaders in Iraq accused Shi’ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of a crackdown on Friday after troops detained a Sunni minister’s bodyguards, triggering protests in one province and threatening to reignite a crisis a year after U.S. troops left.

The incident with the finance minister’s staff came hours after Continue reading

Verbal Altercation Between Al-Maliki and Talabani Behind the last Health Decline!!!

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A source close to the President that the verbal altercation occurred last night between Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and President Jalal Talabani, is behind the collapse of President’s health.

The source added that the Prime Minister had yesterday evening visited the President at his Office and the two sides discussed the crisis between Baghdad and Kurdistan, and during the meeting scuffled as Continue reading

U.S. support “major international companies investing in Kurdistan + LJ’s Comments

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The following are LJ’s Comments:


On: Friday 12/14/2012 10:18 am | Kurdistan – Azad Mustafa


According to Kurdish sources knowledgeable in the field of oil to start a contracting companies with the Kurdistan Regional Government to explore for oil,

The sources said that the world’s leading companies and U.S. support, agreed to invest in the north of Iraq, pointing out that they left work in the south of Continue reading

Kurdistan: Any Spark a Fight Break out in Kirkuk, the many Places Covered in the Flames of War!

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Prime Office of the Presidency of Kurdistan, Fouad Hussein, said Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki prepares to fight, he says.


Hussein said the rumors about the withdrawal of the Peshmerga forces before resolving the Tigris Operations Command is incorrect, noting that any spark fighting erupt in Kirkuk or Khanaqin of the disputed areas, many places would be covered by the fires of war.

It was announced by President Jalal Talabani, Thursday, that his efforts resulted in the agreement and afterward for major Continue reading

Urgent … Talabani Sets Sunday as Beginning of the Obligation to his Recent Initiative

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Hello Dinarians,

Well we could not let this Talabani Article pass by without at least “rolling our eyes” and saying to ourselves (under our breath) “here we go again Talabani”… Are you also having a bad case of Déjà vu????…. Frankly we don’t think this is a solution, just another stall tactic as it has become pretty clear that Talabani is nothing more than a lap dog for Maliki.

~ Mr. IQD

Twilight news/Presidential Office said late Thursday that President Jalal Talabani select Sunday as the date for the beginning of the obligation to his recent initiative.


Talabani revealed, on Thursday evening, endorsed agreement to “strengthen” Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani to stop media campaigns between the two sides due to the recent crisis.

Talabani’s Office said in a statement sent to “Twilight’s” copy, “to complement efforts to contain tension and pacification, the President continued to work as a coordinator between the Federal Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government, and working with them to acceleration aimed at reaching understandings and solutions.”

The statement said the Presidency “underlines its call to avoid Continue reading

Allawi: A Declaration of the Iraqi National Movement and the Kurds to stay a Unified List in the Provincial Elections

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BAGHDAD / agencies
Sources close to the Iraqi President Iyad Allawi said he will soon announce his movement called the Iraqi National Movement.

The sources said told the National Iraqi News / Nina /: A number of MPs have joined this movement, namely Alaa Makki, Hamid al-Mutlaq, Thamer al-Alwani and Shirwan Waeli and Abd Dhiab.

He added: The group will attract a number of political movements that have an impact on the Iraqi street. In a related context Continue reading

HOT!!! Talabani arrives tomorrow to Kurdistan


Happy Sunday Dinarian Friends!

All we have to say is……


~ Mr. IQD

Urgent. Talabani arrives tomorrow to Kurdistan

Sunday, September 16 / September 2012 17:55

{Baghdad: Euphrates News} MP for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan proof Faraj, said that President Jalal Talabani will arrive tomorrow to Kurdistan.

Faraj said in a statement to the Euphrates News Agency {} today that “President Jalal Talabani has ended his treatment in Germany, stressing that he will arrive tomorrow to Kurdistan.”

He added that “Talabani will hold until his return to intensive meetings with a number of officials in the province to discuss the recent political situation in the country, adding that” Talabani then will contact officials in Baghdad to demonstrate the latest developments in the political scene in Baghdad. ”

The newspaper said the Kurdish official of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) a few days ago that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will visit Sulaymaniyah after the return of President Jalal Talabani, from a treatment trip in Germany.

The newspaper quoted “Kordstani Nui” issued by the Information Office of the Central Union of Kurdistan (PUK) for the province of Kirkuk, Necmettin cream, saying that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki “will visit the province of Sulaymaniyah if the return of President Jalal Talabani of flight treatment in Germany, which began on 18 June / June 2012. ”

A source close to Talabani reported two days ago that the President of the Republic in good health and will return to Iraq between 18 and 19 September / September.

It is hoped that the return of Talabani medical trip in Germany, a glimmer of hope to find a solution to the political crisis ravaging the country through the National meeting, which brings together the political blocs on the dialogue table.

And suffer the political process since more than two years of conflicts between the political blocs and their leaders, especially between state law and the Kurdistan Alliance, which in turn hastened to raise rate crises in the political arena, prompting the president to intervene to end this crisis by holding a national conference brings together political parties to discuss and develop solutions pathological for all parties . Ended 2


MALIKI RESIGNS!!! "Iraq," Maliki calls to Resign Before Impeachment!!! + Analysis by MrIQD


To help you give it a quick read, I highlited in red and underlined the key passages.  It has been advised to him to resign before the vote of no confidence. 

Maliki knows they have over 200 signatures, so he knows its over!  But, will he take their advice to resign? 

~ Mr. IQD

ast Updated: Saturday, 02/06/2012    BAGHDAD – Zidane-Rubaie:

    Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki with the President of the National Alliance, Ibrahim al-Jaafari and President of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq Ammar al-Hakim, another current political developments in the country, among other issues the same subject the President of Iraq’s Kurdistan region Masoud Barzani and Vice President of the Islamic Supreme Council Adel Abdul Mahdi, in Erbil, and called on the menu Iraqi forces led by former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi   Maliki to resign before the dismissal.  

A statement of the Supreme Council that al-Maliki and Jaafari and Hakim last discussed the current political developments in the country, and stressed the unity of the National Alliance and the need for dialogue and national interest in the face of political crises.  

On the other hand said in a statement to the presidency of Barzani’s Kurdistan region that received the Mahdi on Thursday evening and exchanged views with him out of the crisis that beset the political process.  

The statement added that during the meeting, Abdul-Mahdi put the visions and views of the Supreme Council on the crisis. The statement pointed out that the views of both sides are identical in the need to find a radical solution to this crisis.

Besides, the spokesman called on the Iraqi bloc Maysoon al-Maliki to resign from his post in order to preserve his dignity, especially as there is national consensus on the withdrawal of confidence from it.

She stressed that al-Maliki ended after the signing of more than the number set for the withdrawal of confidence with him. She said,” so I advise him to resign from office before he is exposed to dismissal because the dismissal order became inevitable and unavoidable to escape from it or postpone it. “  

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Announced that the Iraqi List, collected more than [163] parliamentary signatures for the withdrawal of confidence in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. + Analysis by MrIQD

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Hello Friends,

We enjoyed a few extra days off in respect and observation of Memorial Day and our Armed Forces.

It looks like we are certainly getting really close, and this email is ment to follow the email we received from Randy Koonce late last night.

As it states we need to be watching for articles like this.  We will be watching for more to cooberate it, so lets not get too excited just yet, but it looks like June is probably our month.

~ Mr. IQD

The spokeswoman said the official name of Maysoon al-Iraqi, told all of Iraq [where] the day Thursday, “we were able to bypass the collection of signatures required to withdraw confidence from the Maliki any more than [163] has been Asthsalha votes from all parties did not sign them only members.”

She added that “the proposed no-confidence is a national project to this post by President Jalal Talabani and Kurdistan leader Massoud Barzani, the head of the Iraqi List, Iyad Allawi, the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and other blocks of the National Alliance in support of this project and there is no external interference, in which the contrary we have heard and through media that lawmakers from a coalition of state law, including Izzat Shabandar have begun moving to Turkey and Qatar to intervene to prevent the withdrawal of confidence from the al-Maliki. “

She Damluji that “the duty of the Constitutional President of the Republic to call an emergency session of the Council of Representatives in the event of a request from more than half of its members.”

The Kurdistan region is witnessing a political movement that aims to contain the political crisis between the blocks, put part of the solutions to end the political crisis in the country to withdraw confidence from the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki after the deadlines pass Almmnouhtin to the National Alliance to be replaced.

Held on Wednesday, a meeting between leaders of political blocs included President Jalal Talabani and Kurdistan leader Massoud Barzani, the head of the list of Iraq, Iyad Allawi, head of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi and Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq in the resort of Dukan in Sulaymaniyah province of Kurdistan. “

Talabani said after the meeting he was “committed to the obligations incumbent upon the Constitution and reflects the higher interests of the country, and lead to national cohesion and re-activate the mechanisms that promote the democratic process.”

The meeting was preceded by the bilateral meeting between Talabani and Barzani about the political crisis in Iraq.

While detecting the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and the promise of the political blocs, according to a statement to complete the [164] votes in the House of Representatives if they collected the blocks [124] votes to withdraw confidence from Maliki, “adding that” not affected the country in chaos possible in the event achieved.

The political scene marked an escalation in the severity of the exchange of accusations, especially among the Iraqi List and the Kurdistan Alliance, on the one hand and a coalition of state law on the other hand, several files concerning the management of the state and partnership in decision-making and file-oil and other things.



KRG threatens to reveal secret documents about Maliki + Analysis by Mr. IQD

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Good evening friends!

We just saw this juicy article and felt it was relevant enough to share!

The KRG is turning up the heat of the fire under Maliki’s ass!!! Could you imagine this even a month ago?

No way!!! Maliki would have had too much political “strength” back then fight this new attack!!!

The “rats” are abandoning Maliki’s “ship” faster than ever – it really appears he is doomed this time!!!

~ Mr. IQD

May 15th, 2012 02:17 pm ·
Erbil (AIN) –The Presidency of Kurdistan Regional Government threatened to reveal secret documents related to the agreements concluded between the State of Law Coalition and KR or to the general political situation in Iraq.

The spokesperson of the Presidency of KRG stated in a

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