Late Friday Night Jester and Jamison Chat  7-3-15 

Jester’s Place:    [Nuccia123] Jester do you have any news you can share on the historical bonds?[Jester] Nuccia123 WHAT DO YOU ACTUALLY KNOW ABOUT HISTORICAL BONDS…. FOR INSTANCE.. DO YOU HAVE ONE?[Nuccia123] Jester the German bonds[Jester] Nuccia123 WHAT ABOUT THEM? I HAVE TO HAVE A STARTING PLACE… KNOWING WHAT YOU KNOW OR WHAT SOMEONE HAS TOLD YOU WOULD BE A GOOD PLACE TO START…[Jester] OR WHERE YOU ARE GETTING INFORMATION TO ASK THAT QUESTION… THAT MIGHT BE INTERESTI […]

News, Rumors, and Opinions Saturday Morning

KTFA: pmart :  Frankie……question…..In your opinion only……do you think the leGarde 7 speech from last Year is back in play…?   Just wondered……ty Frank26: No ………. For it has been in play without interruption since it’s conception.It is not a date …….. It is like a map of a constellation for a destination.KTFA   Frank….************Bluedog» July 4th, 2015, 1:56 am  Iraq planning to issue $11b bonds in 2 monthsJuly 4, 2015BAGHDAD: Iraq is pla […]

Millionday News 7-3-15 Part 2 of 2

Millionday newstime July 3, 2015  Part 2 of 2WELCOME TO MILLIONDAY NEWSTIME AT DINARUPDATES.COM Pablo: Are they still voting in these laws tomorrow?Millionday: ACCORDING TO REPORTS THE ONLY THING THAT SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO STAND IN THE WAY SHOULD BE THE CONSTITUTION ONLY — SO WE WILL BE DIGGERSPablo: Diggers?Millionday: FOR EVERY SPEC OF NEWS ACCORDING TO WHAT IS OUT THERE ABOUT THE PASSING LAWS~~~Millionday: A British trade delegation visited Erbil this week, apparently unbothered by […]

Millionday News 7-3-15 Part 1 of 2

Millionday newstime july 3, 2015  Part 1 of 2WELCOME TO MILLIONDAY NEWSTIME AT DINARUPDATES.COM Millionday: NOTE — THIS IS TWO PART AND ALL ABOUT THE ISX — AND REGULATIONSMillionday: Launch trading of shares of Al Nibal Al Arab For Money Tranfer on Tursday July 2, 201529/06/2015 06:13 Launch trading of shares of Al Nibal Al Arab For Money Transfer on Thursday July 2, 2015Millionday: NOTE — LAUNCHING SHARES FOR MONEY TRANSFERS~~~Millionday: Our current services we provide to our cus […]

CoolClownFish’s Blog – KRG Slashes Oil Transfers to SOMO

<p><em>By John Lee.</em></p>
<p>The Kurdistan Region of Iraq has slashed its transfers of oil to the <strong>State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO)</strong>.</p>
<p>According to the <a href=”http://www.iraq-businessnews.com/2015/07/03/oil-export-data-from-krg-june-2015/” target=”_blank”>monthly report </a>issued by the KRG’s Ministry of Natural Resources, the region supplied SOMO in Ceyhan with 149,778 barrels per day (bpd) in June, a drop of almost two thirds from the 405,528 bpd <a href=”http://www.iraq-businessnews.com/2015/06/03/oil-export-data-from-krg-may-2015/” target=”_blank”>transferred to SOMO in May</a>.</p>
<p id=”yui_3_9_1_1_1435918052623_761″>The KRG ramped up its independent exports, keeping the overall total only slightly down on the previous month at 571,021 bpd.</p>
<p><em>(Source: KRG)</em></p>

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CoolClownFish’s Blog – Hatra Added to List of World Heritage in Danger

<p>The World Heritage site of Hatra has been inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger due to damage inflicted to the property by armed groups.</p>
<p>During debates today, many World Heritage Committee members voiced concern about the state of Iraqi heritage following acts of intentional destruction. They also declared their willingness to help Iraq as soon as the situation on the ground will allow them to do so.</p>
<p>The Committee stressed that the danger listing of Hatra was a way to rally the support of the international community for the country’s heritage.</p>
<p>A large fortified city which grew under the influence of the Parthian Empire and capital of the first Arab Kingdom, Hatra withstood Roman invasions in 116 and 198 A.D. thanks to its high, thick walls which are reinforced by towers.</p>
<p>Inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1985, the remains of the city, especially the temples where Hellenistic and Roman architecture blend with Eastern decorative features, attest to the greatness of its civilization.</p>
<p>Two other Iraqi sites are inscribed on the World Heritage List in Danger: Ashur (inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2003) and Samara Archaeological City (inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2007).</p>
<p>The 39th session of the World Heritage Committee started on 28 June and will continue till 8 July under the chair of Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the German Federal Foreign Office and member of the Bundestag.</p>
<p><em>(Source: UNESCO)</em></p>

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CoolClownFish’s Blog – Iraq’s Defunct Military Industry

<p><em>By Omar al-Jaffal for <a href=”http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/home.html” target=”_blank”>Al-Monitor</a>. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of <a href=”http://www.iraq-businessnews.com/“>Iraq Business News</a>.</em></p>
<p>The Iraqi <strong>Military Industry Commission (MIC)</strong> has a tragic story. Iraq developed its local military industry during the Iran-Iraq War, but in 1991, the international coalition — which was established in 1990 by a United Nations decision to force the Iraqi forces out of Kuwait and monitor Iraq’s activities in the military industry field — brought down most of the MIC’s important facilities, and the coalition’s inspection teams destroyed what was left of it under the pretext of destroying weapons of mass destruction.</p>
<p>However, after the end of the Gulf War in February 1991, the regime of late President Saddam Hussein restored some of these facilities and the MIC rebuilt the country’s infrastructure in terms of water, electricity, roads, bridges and military industry.</p>
<p>The MIC facilities were once again looted and vandalized by Iraqis following the US occupation in 2003. Hundreds of billions of dollars went down the drain.</p>
<p>Iraq has a relatively long history with the military industry, as the Ministry of Industry and Minerals owns several companies that manufacture guns, rockets and mortar bombs, which still exist today but are no longer operational. To develop these industries, Saddam’s regime established the MIC in 1981; it was initially affiliated with the Ministry of Industry and Minerals.</p>
<p>The MIC helped the Iraqi armed forces in securing military gear and supplies during its war with Iran from 1980 to 1988. However, Saddam issued a decree in 1991 transferring the subordination of the MIC from the Ministry of Industry and Minerals to the Ministry of Defense.</p>
<p>The MIC continued its operations despite the devastation it sustained by the war with Iran and the economic blockade imposed by the UN Security Council on Iraq in 1990, until the overthrow of the regime by the United States in April 2003.</p>

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CoolClownFish’s Blog – Arson Being Used to De-Stabilize Farms?

<p><em>By Mohammed al-Zaidi.</em></p>
<p><em><a href=”http://www.niqash.org/en/articles/economy/5043/Arson-Being-Used-to-De-Stabilize-Iraqi-Farms.htm” target=”_blank”>This article</a> was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of<a href=”http://www.iraq-businessnews.com/2013/11/09/“> Iraq Business News</a>.</em></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><em><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><strong>The Mysterious Fires of Wasit: Arson Being Used to De-Stabilize Iraqi Farms?<br /></strong></span></em></p>
<p><em>A recent rash of farmland fires in Wasit province has seen accusations go flying. Is the arson politically motivated? Or do farmers really leave their shisha pipes unattended for too long?<br /></em></p>
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<p lang=”en-GB”>Ali Tawfiq goes to visit his family’s fields almost daily. He stands there and looks at the charred remains of what was once his daily work. He says it was shocking when he saw the palm trees burning and he believes that the fire was set deliberately.</p>
<p lang=”en-GB”>And he is not the only one, he says. “Almost a dozen fields have been set on fire,” the 30-year-old local told NIQASH. “We don’t have a definite answer as to who might be behind these acts or what their reasons are for burning our property. But we’ve heard that there are probably political reasons.”</p>
<p lang=”en-GB”>There are fires like the one that claimed Tawfiq’s crops started every month or two. And it seems that the arsonists are setting the fires to take advantage of the wind; they set the blaze so that the wind will carry it and destroy as much as possible.</p>
<p lang=”en-GB”>Last week several major fires broke out in Badrah, around 200 kilometres southeast of Baghdad, with authorities estimating that about two hectares of land were burned. Badrah used to be famous for its dates. Local civil defence teams, together with local people, were able to put out the fires relatively quickly and before they reached neighbouring lands.</p>
<p lang=”en-GB”>“The fires in Badrah are not accidental,” says another local farmer who wanted to be known only as Abu Hassan and who is in his 50s. “The way the fires are being set is systematic and they are being set by unknown people. I wouldn’t be surprised to hear that a fire was set on one side of one orchard and then also on the other, to ensure the most damage.”</p>

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OOTW & Member Chat 7-3-15  Part 2 of 2

Post From Wealthwatch.world Chat Room – 7-3-15  Part 2 of 2OOTW: I’M THINKING CHALABI IS GOING GUNS BLAZINGOOTW: HE WANTS KEYWORDS DISMISSED STILL….HE WANTS MAHMOUD REMOVEDOOTW: CHALABI’S SHIA…TO HIM THIS IS ABOUT CORRUPTION NOT ALLYING WITH FELLOW SHIA’SOOTW: ALSO, ABADI’S COMPLETED 2/3 OF THE LIST HE SUBMITTED TO BE RELEASED THROUGH THE PRESS OF WHAT HE DETERMINED NEEDED TO BE ACCOMPLISHED?OOTW: BRB WITH THE LINKOOTW: IMO MOST OF THE ISSUES WE’RE SEEING IN THE PRESS STATING THAT ABADI […]