FrostyTheSnowman » November 13th, 2016
Looks like they're celebrating in Baghdad!
Google translate says ... "A review of the team, "Iraq Baekerz" Motorcycle in the Mansour district of Baghdad"
A friend of mine (who served several tours in Iraq) told me once that the American made Hummer's have become a big status symbol of prestige and freedom in Iraq ... (as is evident of this video).
Wish we knew what they were saying.
Walkingstick » November 13th, 2016
Ruled out a member of the economic and investment commission in Parliament, Abdul Karim al-Naqib, the existence of obstacles to approval of the Parliament of the draft federal budget for the financial state of law for the year 2017.
The MP Abdul Karim al-Naqib told a news briefing on Sunday, received the Iraqi network transmitter (IBN) copy of "The 2017 budget is a copy of its predecessors and thus are the same material and ideas and there's just a difference in income, expenditure and deficit figures and therefore there are no any obstacles for approval in parliament after Two weeks".
The MP Captain, "there are no objections on the budget in terms of expenses, revenue, the deficit."
Samson » November 13th, 2016
10-11-2016 03:21 PM
Parliamentary sources revealed, for the disappearance of four billion dollars of government funds, after artificially blow up a car bomb after armored vehicles loaded with hard currency out of the central bank, heading to the Finance Ministry in central Baghdad.
The disclosure of the robbery described by sources B'almdberh 'after nearly eight years, at a time when calls for fight against financial corruption in the country, demanding the current government with the help of a team achieving the UN to review and audit the past years, records, after the loss of Iraq's 450 billion increasing by Nuri era Maliki, a former prime minister and did not know its fate until now.
The sources said in a press statement, said that ' the Integrity Committee received testimony and information reveal four billion dollars , the disappearance of the nineteenth of June 2008'.
She added that the 'statements of government officials confirmed that the money did not burn, but it disappeared quickly been recognized in losses the explosion caused by a terrorist act, even though the CID investigators confirmed that the vehicles transporting the funds were empty and there is no trace of the combustion of that money. '
The sources said, the 'accusations affect Baqir al-Zubaidi, former finance minister and a team of his office, the fact that the transfer of funds operations huge does not know that only a minister', arguing that 'individuals associated with protection of the financial motorcade did not know the amount of money or even whether the money difficult or local currency '.
The judge said in the integrity Court, that ' the Court has received an informal notice of the details of the incident, but are waiting for new data to open an investigation into the file', calling the case the vehicle they include the theft of state funds and fabricating a terrorist bombing that killed six civilians and wounded 32 others.
In 2009 there was a similar scandal stealing bank, it turned out the involvement of the presidential Guard to the Vice President of the Republic at the time , Adel Abdul Mahdi, by which carried out the armed robbery on a bank 'Azwaip' in Baghdad, killing several policemen and stole $ 5 million, the Mahdi had evacuated to submit his resignation, and to bring the perpetrators to eliminate without eliminating decide yet where.
Reports indicate that other large sums of money have disappeared over the past years, especially during the reign of former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki between 2006 and 2014.
A report issued by the Finance Committee in the Parliament mid - February last for the loss of 75 trillion dinars ($ 60 billion) of the final accounts for 2007, does not know the fate of these amounts until today.
The huge money disappearing from Iraq file of the most complex hot on the political scene files Iraq, which did not dare blocs and political parties on the open and revealed circumstances to stand behind the views of political parties involved in the disappearance of those funds regional states, according to parliamentary sources.
The former deputy prime minister Bahaa al-Araji, said in mid-2015, he said that the former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki cause wasting a trillion dollars of the nation's money.