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Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Wednesday, that the time of the rule of Iraq by the person or one sect “has gone”, the get the government part of the responsibility for the failure and deterioration of security, “the lack of trust” between politicians, pointed to the loss of the role of the United States as ” honest broker “between the parties.


Via Zebari told CNN, pursued the “Twilight News”, for fear “because of the increased size of the terrorist attacks, as well as an increase in sectarian tension,” adding that “the country really is not about to drift to the internal war or sectarian.” (more…)

(CNN) – commemorates the world in the twentieth of March / March, the ten-year anniversary of the start of the war on Iraq and the introduction of democracy and destroy dictatorships in this country, which sits on one of the largest oil reserves in the world .. But is the impact of this big change in the political structure of the state positively on the economy? (more…)

Author: the future of Iraq

11/04/2012 12:00 am

After years of war and instability experienced by Iraq over the past years, life is returning to Baghdad slowly, and the most prominent manifestations, the opening of the first series of commercial premises for global brands sell different products Kattor, clothing and other. (more…)

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(CNN) — Iraq’s prime minister will visit the White House next month, just a couple of weeks before American service members are scheduled to depart from the country.

President Barack Obama will welcome Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on December 12, the White House said Friday.

“The two leaders will hold talks on deepening the comprehensive strategic partnership between the United States and Iraq. The president honors the sacrifices and achievements of all those who have served in Iraq, and of the Iraqi people, to reach this moment full of promise for an enduring U.S.-Iraq friendship,” the White House said in a statement.

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Washington (CNN) — The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on a last-minute compromise plan Tuesday to raise the nation’s debt ceiling while imposing sweeping new spending cuts and narrowly averting an unprecedented national default.

Senators are set to vote on the plan about noon. Although the bill requires a supermajority of 60 votes to clear the 100-member chamber, it is expected to be easily approved.

The measure was approved by the House of Representatives on Monday by a 269-161 vote, overcoming opposition from unhappy liberal Democrats and tea party Republicans.

The measure needs to be signed into law by President Barack Obama before the end of the day. If the current $14.3 trillion debt limit is not increased by that point, Americans could face rapidly rising interest rates, a falling dollar and shakier financial markets, among other problems.

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Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) — Iraqi political leaders were unable to meet a self-imposed deadline this weekend to decide whether to request U.S. troops stay beyond a planned end-of-the-year withdrawal, lawmakers told CNN.

The deadline imposed by President Jalal Talabani passed over the weekend with lawmakers divided over how or even whether to request an extension, raising questions about when Iraq may ask and whether it will be too late to turn around withdrawing troops.

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(CNN) — Iraq took control Friday of billions of dollars in oil revenues set aside by the United Nations following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein, money intended to be used build up the country’s economy.

The U.N. Security Council hand over of the Development Fund for Iraq is considered a milestone for Iraqi autonomy, which comes as the United States prepares to withdraw its roughly 47,000 troops from the country by the end of the year.

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Baghdad (CNN) — Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s 100-day deadline is fast approaching for Cabinet ministers to make reforms or be fired, raising concerns of mass protests if the deadline passes without some sign of improvement.

Al-Maliki has given Cabinet ministers until Monday to reduce corruption and improve basic services, an ultimatum imposed after February demonstrations over corruption and lack of personal freedoms turned deadly.


Semi-Nouriel Roubini, one of the most prominent economists in the world and a professor at the Stern School of Business, New York, the development of Arab States on the development of Eastern Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union, saying that the coming period will be difficult at the level of the economy, after the revolutions in progress, and stressed the need for a plan international support for the region.

He said Roubini, who also runs a financial consulting firm, in an interview with CNN, The Middle East is witnessing movements seeking political change, but also for economic change as well, and he said: People on the street you want to further their economic and political rights.


Full Moon view from earth In Belgium (Hamois).

Full View of the Moon

See the sky the earth a rare astronomical phenomenon will not be repeated only once every two decades, almost known as perigee, which you get with the arrival of the moon to the nearest possible point from the ground and apparently with a very large when considering the naked eye in an event awaited by astronomers.

And move the location of the CNN website about a researcher at the control center of America in Washington, Geoff Chester as saying that the phenomenon occurred for the last time in March 1993 and therefore, the scarcity of access makes it worth pursuing because it would not be repeated again only in 2029.