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    Today, 07:20 AM
    Germany has announced an additional $117 million (100 million Euros) in aid to help rebuild the city of Mosul following its liberation from IS; much of the city is in ruins after months of fighting between government forces and IS for control of the city. The German government has stated that it will massively step up its financial aid to Mosul after its liberation from the IS, who held the city for three years. German Development Minister, Gerd Mueller (pictured), announced the additional funding in an interview on July 25, which also reported that Germany had up to now invested some $60 million in stabilizing areas around Mosul and its outlying areas. Mueller said that German support had already enabled more than 60,000 children in Mosul to go to school again and provided 150,000 people with access to vital drinking water. Most people who had fled from IS have remained in the region and want to return to the city, according to Mueller, who has recently visited a refugee camp in the area. (Source: GardaWorld) Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. Post your commentary below.
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    Today, 07:20 AM
    By Ali Hashem for*Al-Monitor.*Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of*Iran Business News. The war for Mosul has come to an end; the city is freed and the Islamic State (IS) is out. But the reverberations of the monthslong battle will likely impact Iraq as a nation and the region for years to come. In fact, the war that started after IS’ occupation of Mosul in June 2014 wasn’t merely a war for a country that was partly occupied by a group seen by all regional and international players as a serious threat to global stability. There was another parallel battle silently going on between the two faces of Iraq: that of Iraq following the US occupation that began in 2003 and that of post-Arab Spring Iraq that began taking shape in early 2011. When Mosul fell into the hands of IS, few thought that it would eventually be liberated by Iraqi fighters. The fact is that Iraq didn’t have a real army despite billions of dollars spent training tens of thousands of soldiers; the latter did not have any impact on the strength and discipline of the armed forces. Later, it was a shock for many to discover that 50,000 troops were “ghost soldiers” who received salaries and gave a portion of them to their senior officers and in return did not show up for duty, enriching their commanders and sabotaging the army, paving the way for what happened in the summer of 2014. It wasn’t only the army that was in tatters; the government in Baghdad was another symbol of corruption. Iraq ranked 170th out of 175 countries and territories*on*Transparency International’s ranking (in 2016, Iraq improved to 166th out of 176 countries and territories). Tens of*billions of dollars went*missing*during the past 13 years. Therefore, it wasn’t a surprise to many observers to see the country collapsing in the face of a few thousand ideological fighters who managed to reach the outskirts of Baghdad.*The question on everyone’s mind, however, was:*Who would address the mess? Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. Post your commentary below.
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    Today, 07:20 AM
    By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: External Relations/Resource Mobilization (EXR) Officer, World Health Organization (WHO) Operations Support and Logistics (OSL) Officer, World Health Organization (WHO) External Relations / Communications Officer, World Health Organization (WHO) Security Assistant, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Trainee – Security, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Business Support Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Humanitarian Programme Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Vehicle Glass and Body Repairman, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Programme Manager (FFIS), UN Development Programme (UNDP) Medical Officer, World Vision In Clinic Health Educator, World Vision Cash & Voucher Specialist, World Vision Early Recovery and Livelihoods Program Manager, People in Need (PIN) (Source: UN) Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. Post your commentary below.
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    Today, 07:20 AM
    By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Administrative Officer, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Emergency Specialist, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Human Resources Assistant, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Security Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Associate Supply Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Programme Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Senior Field Assistant (two positions), United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Programme Manager, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Expert, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administration Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Camp Management Specialist, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Monitoring & Evaluation Consultant, Search for Common Ground (SFCG) Child Protection Sub-Cluster Co-Coordinator, Save the Children (Source: UN) Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. Post your commentary below.
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    Today, 02:48 AM
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    Yesterday, 07:54 PM
    Senators prepare bill to block firing of special counsel WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning of "holy hell" to pay if the president fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a top Senate Republican is working to prevent the potential end result, the dismissal of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is working on legislation that would block the firing of special counsels without judicial review. Democrats Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut said Thursday they are among the senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee who are working with Graham on the effort. Despite a drumbeat of criticism from President Donald Trump, congressional Republicans have expressed strong support for former FBI Director Mueller, who was appointed earlier this year to investigate allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. election and possible links to the Trump campaign. They have also rallied around Sessions, a former senator from Alabama who has become a daily target of critical tweets from Trump. Graham and Whitehouse lead the Judiciary panel's subcommittee on crime and terrorism and have been investigating the Russian meddling along with the committee's chairman, Iowa GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley. A Graham spokesman says the senator's still working on the bill, and it's unclear when it will be introduced. Blumenthal said that the bill "might be a committee effort" and said that it would protect Mueller and other special counsels. He said firing Mueller "would precipitate a firestorm that would be unprecedented in proportions." Graham has sternly warned Trump not to fire Mueller or Sessions. He said Thursday, "If Jeff Sessions is fired, there will be holy hell to pay." Trump has criticized Sessions for recusing himself from the investigation into election meddling after he admitted to meeting with Russia's ambassador during the campaign. Sessions, who traveled to El Salvador Thursday to work on an effort to lessen gang violence, has privately told allies he doesn't plan to resign. Folks...this says it all...when you have a strong bi-partisan efforts to block Donadof "The Russian Puppet" Trumpler from firing Mueller, so they can get to the bottom of this whole mess Donaldof created, then, you should take note....there are underlying reasons why these senators wants to keep Mueller, and it certainly shows that they prefer believing that Mueller is onto something than believing the lies of Kuchner. Is very clear and if you don't see it, then your IQ level needs to be re-evaluated and/or downgraded immediately.
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    Yesterday, 02:45 PM
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    Yesterday, 02:40 PM
    news Trump to Sessions: ‘You’re kind of fired! (Maybe.)’ I was itching to write this week about the ever-shrinking opposition party in Washington, which just unveiled its big new slogan, “A Better Deal” — expertly calibrated to appeal to the slice of 80-something Americans who still fondly recall the Roosevelt administration, about half of whom are Democrats in Congress. But once again, hapless Democrats who deserve some scrutiny have been spared by the antics of the president, a relentless innovator who somehow manages to keep coming up with shocking new ways to compel our attention, even when you think the whole shtick can’t get any crazier. Which, by the way, is pretty much the definition of an entertainer. In a twist none of us saw coming, President Trump has now declared war not on Iran or North Korea (that’s probably being held back for sweeps week), but rather on his own attorney general. After ramping up his criticism of Jeff Sessions in the past week, going as far as to say he wouldn’t have appointed the former Alabama senator had he known that Sessions would recuse himself from the investigation into Trump’s Russian contacts, Trump took his case to Twitter, which is how you can always tell this president is serious about something. “Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken a VERY weak position on Hillary Clinton crimes (where are E-mails & DNC server) & Intel leakers!” Trump tweeted. A word spelled out in all capital letters is how you know this president is really serious about something. If you’re a Trump supporter, you should take all this seriously, too. Because the War on Sessions is telling you something about the kind of leader Trump really is. And it should remind all of us, once again, that when it comes to Trump, you have to separate the reality from the reality show persona. There’s a lot that’s confounding about Trump’s obsessive berating of Sessions. First, you have to stand back and consider the oddity of Trump’s specific grievance. Generally, when presidents lose faith in a subordinate, and it happens in every administration, it’s because that person has compromised his integrity or the standing of the administration. President Obama got rid of Stanley McChrystal, the top general in Afghanistan, after he publicly mocked the vice president. George W. Bush accepted the resignation of his friend Mike Brown, the FEMA director, not long after Hurricane Katrina became an all-out catastrophe in New Orleans. In this case, Trump is disgusted with the nation’s chief law enforcement officer because he did precisely what any legal expert will tell you he had to do. Both Chris Christie and Rudy Giuliani, former prosecutors who can be counted as staunch Trump supporters, have said that Sessions had no choice but to recuse himself from the Russia investigation. What Trump is saying here, quite baldly, is that his attorney general acted ethically instead of using his authority to spare the president a nettlesome investigation, and this constitutes an unforgivable act of treachery. Inside voice, Mr. President. Inside voice.Then there’s this issue of loyalty, which Trump seems to value so highly in everyone else. Sessions was the first senator to embrace Trump when he joined the campaign just after the South Carolina primary, at a crucial moment. But his symbolic value to Trump ran deeper than that.A culturally conservative lawman in the tradition of the old, segregationist South, Sessions embodied a powerful, nostalgic current in Southern Republican politics. When he stepped up to a podium in Alabama, just before Super Tuesday, and acknowledged that “we don’t get everything we want” in a candidate while embracing Trump, he sent a signal that religious Southerners could trust a coarse New York billionaire to hold the line against immigrants and liberal chauvinists. Sessions took the “Make America Great Again” slogan that Trump slapped on a hat and gave it meaning in parts of the country where Trump could easily have seen the nomination slip away.Later, when a lot of Trump’s allies distanced themselves from the man overheard deriding women on a hot mic, there was Sessions on the Sunday shows and in the debate spin rooms, uncompromisingly vouching for the candidate’s inner morality.Now here’s Trump talking to the Wall Street Journal this week: “When they say he endorsed me, I went to Alabama. I had 40,000 people. … He looks at 40,000 people and he probably says, ‘What do I have to lose?’ And he endorsed me. So it’s not like a great loyal thing about the endorsement.”Oh. So I guess it’s like that.Let me translate this for anyone in the White House or Congress who’s still willing to sacrifice his own integrity for the promise of this president’s gratitude, or maybe for a pardon: You can tattoo “MAGA” on your forehead, but unless your last name is Trump, you’re always going to be as disposable as an acne pad. (And that probably goes for you too, Jared.)But here, to me, is the larger lesson of Trump’s public breach with Sessions. Once again, the guy who held himself out on TV as the world’s toughest and most successful CEO turns out to be, in real life, a surprisingly whiny and ineffectual manager.I mean, Trump has now publicly charged that his own attorney general — the seventh public servant in the line of succession to the presidency — is weak, delinquent in his duties and damaging to the institution of the presidency. If that’s even partly true, the American legal system is in grave peril.So what does the blustery president do, this guy whose catchphrase, “You’re fired!,” catapulted him to national celebrity? He complains. He tweets. He talks smack and waits for someone else to act, like a high school kid too scared to break up with his girlfriend.A friend of mine once related to me some very sage advice he’d gotten in business, which was that whenever an employee fails in his job, there are two people who have to take a hard look at themselves in the mirror: the employee who can’t hack it, and the executive who put him in a position to fail.Mr. President, you chose this AG. He reports only to you. If he’s so terrible for the country, then man up and find the stones to fire him.That’s what TV Donald Trump would have done. But this Trump we have now — the one with a real job in the real world — seems paralyzed by insecurity. He wants other people to make the tough calls.Sessions can’t stay in his job for long — that seems clear enough. Trump wants an AG who will move to shut down the independent counsel, and somewhere out there is a legal scholar craven enough to do it. (Look up “Bork, Robert” in your history book.) It’s only a question now of whether Sessions can stomach the abuse long enough to get himself pushed aside, or whether he’ll do Trump’s bidding one last time and ultimately stand down.Either way, Sessions must understand now that the tough-talking CEO he endorsed bears little resemblance to the president he serves.Mr. “You’re Fired” has become Mr. “You First.”
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    Yesterday, 02:36 PM
    news Trump continues crusade against Sessions with a fresh line of attack President Trump continued his public campaign against his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions, on Wednesday, knocking his longtime ally for not replacing acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe. Trump, who fired James Comey as FBI director in May, also has the authority to replace McCabe. It’s unclear why Trump is singling out Sessions on the issue, other than to add pressure as he reportedly mulls firing him. “Why didn’t A.G. Sessions replace Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, a Comey friend who was in charge of Clinton investigation but got big dollars ($700,000) for his wife’s political run from Hillary Clinton and her representatives. Drain the Swamp!” Trump wrote on Twitter. Why didn't A.G. Sessions replace Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, a Comey friend who was in charge of Clinton investigation but got…. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017 …big dollars ($700,000) for his wife's political run from Hillary Clinton and her representatives. Drain the Swamp! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017 Trump was referring to the acting FBI director’s wife, Dr. Jill McCabe, a Democrat who ran for a Virginia State Senate seat in 2015. Her campaign was supported by the political action committee of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The PAC’s support was not from “Hillary Clinton and her representatives,” though McAuliffe is a longtime Clinton ally. And Jill McCabe lost her state Senate race. The president has waged a weeklong attack on Sessions, who was the first sitting U.S. senator to endorse Trump’s campaign. In an explosive interview with the New York Times last week, Trump indicated he regretted appointing Sessions because the top U.S. law enforcement officer recused himself from any investigation related to the Trump campaign — including the probe into whether the campaign colluded with Russia to influence the election. “Sessions should have never recused himself, and if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me before he took the job, and I would have picked somebody else,” Trump told the Times. Sessions recused himself after it was revealed the Alabama lawmaker had met twice with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 presidential campaign but denied any such meetings at his Senate confirmation hearing. On Monday, Trump described Sessions as “beleaguered” and publicly encouraged him to investigate Clinton, whom the president defeated more than eight months ago. So why aren't the Committees and investigators, and of course our beleaguered A.G., looking into Crooked Hillarys crimes & Russia relations? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 24, 2017 He echoed that sentiment Tuesday, when he grumbled about Sessions’ “weak” position on Clinton and intelligence leaks. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken a VERY weak position on Hillary Clinton crimes (where are E-mails & DNC server) & Intel leakers! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2017 The continued undermining of the nation’s top law enforcement official raised the possibility that Sessions would either resign or be fired. So far, Sessions, in his only public statement on his job security so far, declared that he would continue in his role “as long as that is appropriate.” The president, however, has taken a less definite position. In a Tuesday interview with the Wall Street Journal and at a press conference at the White House, Trump left open the possibility that he would dismiss Sessions. “I’m very disappointed with the attorney general, but we will see what happens. Time will tell. Time will tell,” Trump said. Folks..nothing but excuses to justify his failing administration and the fact that absolutely no one wants to work with a Puppet....and common, how stupid you ought to be to publicly denounce the man you hire in the first place?...nonetheless, the dude who rules the law in the country?....LOL...this is getting more and more interesting....it seems to me that Donaldof ripped a page out of Shonda Rhimes shows !!!! Time will tell...sure...when all your dirty works comes to light...and I will be right here posting it...even if that takes 2,3 or 4 years....
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    Yesterday, 01:08 PM
    Hope you're well !
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    Yesterday, 01:06 PM
    Sounds like familiar intel circa 2006 !
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    Yesterday, 11:31 AM
    By John Lee. The Financial Times reports that Iraq has appointed Citi, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan as joint bookrunners for a new five-year government bond. The issue is described as a dollar-denominated, long-dated, benchmark-scale bond; investor meetings scheduled over the coming days. In January, Iraq raised $1 billion of five-year bonds,*guaranteed by the US, at a coupon of 2.149 percent. (Source: Financial Times) Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. Post your commentary below.
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    Yesterday, 11:31 AM
    By John Lee. Asiacell Iraq has announced 4 percent growth in revenues from QAR 2.1 billion ($570 million) in H1 2016 to almost QAR 2.2 billion ($600 million) in H1 2017. The customer base increased 13 percent to reach more than 12 million customers in H1 2017. EBITDA decreased by 3 percent and stood at QAR 972 million due to network investments to accommodate high data demand as well as reconnection cost in the liberated areas. According to a statement from the company’s Qatar-based owner Ooredoo, growth was stimulated by improvements in the political situation. “With further areas in Mosul being liberated during the first half of the year, network reconnection helped to drive the increase in customer numbers,” it said. (Source: Ooredoo) Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. Post your commentary below.
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    Yesterday, 11:31 AM
    The Industries Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) is ready to cooperate and collaborate with the neighboring Iraq in the field of energy, renovation of industries and training managers. Chief Executive Mansour Mo’azami announced the above statement in his meeting with the visiting Iraqi Minister of Industries Mohammed Shia Al Sudani. The two sides exchanged views in the field of enhancing and strengthening bilateral ties, the Public Relations Dept. of IDRO reported. While congratulating the liberation of Iraqi Mosul city, CEO of IDRO said: “Iraq is a strategic friend to us and for this purpose, we have voiced our readiness to enhance cooperation with this country in various fields especially industrial and investment sectors.” He pointed to the Industrial Management Institute (IMI) and said: “With more than 60 years of fruitful experience, IMI is equipped with training and educating relevant managers in the best form possible.” Given the above issue, IDRO enjoys high capability in training Iraqi managers and industrialists, he opined. In addition, IDRO is ready to invest in oil, gas, petrochemical, downstream, upstream, shipbuilding, auto manufacturing and car parts production sectors in neighboring Iraq, he emphasized. In the end, IDRO senior official urged to set up a joint Working Group by the two sides in the field of strengthening bilateral ties. For his part, Iraqi Minister of Industries pointed to the high interest of Iraqi side to follow up matters of mutual concerns and said: “We will study these proposals in an expert-level session meticulously in line with solving pertinent problems facing the two countries.” It should be noted that the visiting Iraqi delegation, comprised of Iraqi minister of industries, his deputies, managers of public and private companies, met with the Iranian Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Eng. Ne’matzadeh and also visited Shamsabad Industrial Park. (Source: IDRO) Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. Post your commentary below.
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    Yesterday, 11:31 AM
    By John Lee. Mr Jon Wilks CMG (pictured) has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq in succession to Mr Frank Baker OBE. Mr Wilks, who currently serves as*Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Muscat, will take up his appointment in November 2017. He has previously served in diplomatic roles in Baghdad, in addition to Syria, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). (Source: UK FCO) Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. Post your commentary below.
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    Yesterday, 11:31 AM
    U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Tuesday, conducting 27 strikes consisting of 32 engagements , Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria In Syria, coalition military forces conducted 25 strikes consisting of 30 engagements against ISIS targets: Near Dayr Az Zawr, a strike destroyed an ISIS oil tanker trailer and a wellhead. Near Raqqa, 24 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed six fighting positions, four observation points, three sniper positions, two command-and-control nodes, two supply caches, two mortar systems, a vehicle-borne bomb, an ISIS communication tower, a front-end loader, an ammunition cache, a tactical vehicle and a heavy machine gun; and suppressed a supply route. Strikes in Iraq In Iraq, coalition military forces conducted two strikes consisting of two engagements against ISIS targets: Near Huwayjah, a strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a vehicle. Near Kisik, a strike destroyed six ISIS rocket systems and an ISIS-held building. Additional July 24 Strikes Officials also provided details today on 13 strikes in Syria and Iraq on July 24 for which the information was not available in time for yesterday’s report: Near Kisik, a strike damaged four ISIS vehicles. Near Qayyarah, Iraq, a strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit. Near Raqqa, 10 strikes engaged five ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions, three oil refinement stills, a vehicle, a command-and-control node and a weapons cache. Near Abu Kamal, Syria, a strike destroyed three ISIS oil stills and a vehicle. Part of Operation Inherent Resolve These strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to destroy ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The destruction of ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria also further limits the group’s ability to project terror and conduct external operations throughout the region and the rest of the world, task force officials said. The list above contains all strikes conducted by fighter, attack, bomber, rotary-wing or remotely piloted aircraft; rocket-propelled artillery; and some ground-based tactical artillery when fired on planned targets, officials noted. Ground-based artillery fired in counterfire or in fire support to maneuver roles is not classified as a strike, they added. A strike, as defined by the coalition, refers to one or more kinetic engagements that occur in roughly the same geographic location to produce a single or cumulative effect. For example, task force officials explained, a single aircraft delivering a single weapon against a lone ISIS vehicle is one strike, but so is multiple aircraft delivering dozens of weapons against a group of ISIS-held buildings and weapon systems in a compound, having the cumulative effect of making that facility harder or impossible to use. Strike assessments are based on initial reports and may be refined, officials said. The task force does not report the number or type of aircraft employed in a strike, the number of munitions dropped in each strike, or the number of individual munition impact points against a target. (Source: US Dept of Defense) Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. Post your commentary below.
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    Yesterday, 02:47 AM
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    07-26-2017, 11:47 PM
    US parents are pulling their children out of Boy Scouts over Donald Trump's 'drunk stepdad' speech Angry parents have pledged to withdraw their sons from Boy Scouts amid an outcry over Donald Trump's highly politicised speech to tens of thousands of youngsters. The US President broke with tradition to attack his political foes, threaten to fire federal employees, and denounce the media in a rambling address at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree. His speech, which also contained innuendo-laden anecdotes, was likened by one commentator to that of "a drunk stepdad". Previous presidents to have addressed the Jamboree, held every four years, have typically steered clear of politics and instead saluted Scout values such as trustworthiness, loyalty, and bravery. Many parents called on the Boy Scouts of America to condemn Mr Trump's speech and were further angered by the organisation's lukewarm response. "The Boy Scouts of America is a wholly non-partisan and does not promote any one position, product, service, political candidate or philosophy," the group said in a statement, adding it was "long-standing custom to invite the US President to the National Jamboree". Thousands of people have posted angry comments on the organisation's social media pages since Monday night's speech in West Virginia. "I will be pulling my son out of Scouting after the silence following the political indoctrination at the Jamboree. Shame on you for allowing this to go unchallenged," wrote Marc Frischhertz wrote on Facebook. Jude Nevans Cleaver said: "I want you to know that as of this moment, my son is being pulled out of Boy Scouts. You apparently got very confused about what makes for a good role model." John Footen added: "I am now suddenly questioning whether Scouts represent values that I want my children to learn if this is someone they put forward as a role model with no qualification or cautions to the children." One Twitter user said her family was withdrawing 14 boys from the Scouts "after what was basically Hitler Youth rally". Just saw what you allowed the president to do to 40thousand young men... I'm pulling my boys out of the boy scouts. — Sal Frate (@FrateSal) July 25, 2017 I'll be pulling my son out of boy scouts after this disgusting episode, wouldn't want him to attend another Trump rally at a jamboree. — RobMcLaughlin (@RobMcLaughlin30) July 25, 2017 The President's speech was watched by a crowd of 40,000 people including tens of thousands of boys aged between 12 and 18. While he praised Scouts as having "character and integrity" and lauded the virtues of "hard work and perseverance," Mr Trump's 35-minute speech also repeatedly touched on politically loaded themes. He decried the healthcare law championed by his predecessor, Barack Obama, regaled the crowd of cheering boys with his take on the "incredible night with the maps" when he was elected in November, and encouraged them to boo Hillary Clinton. A large part of Trump's speech consisted of a long story about a cocktail party he went to decades ago filled with "the hottest people in New York". Way to go Donaldof...!! Not only you manage, as always, to embarrass yourself, but also, you embarrass this nation, and the tenets by which young future leaders stand for..... Shame on you and shame on those who supports you....
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  • pvpeacock's Avatar
    07-26-2017, 08:00 PM
    Any day now! By weeks end for sure! Barring unforeseen developments, should be done by the end of the month! Already happening in country! Banks already cashing out for insiders! We are close! Closer than ever! I'll believe it when I see it.
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  • Will-it-happen?'s Avatar
    07-26-2017, 07:27 PM
    I am still awaiting about 5 years, if not more of Baghdad soft drinks dividends Who will have these ?
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  • haggisbasher's Avatar
    07-26-2017, 06:34 PM
    Just sent off request for password renewal request to Mohammad Issa & Ashraf Amr,if it is successful in getting through I will post their email address, also you will need give your account number for to take funds out for the password renewal fee.
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    07-26-2017, 06:16 PM
    Lenmon replied to a thread cash dividend in Iraq Stock Exchange
    my emailI sent to Mr Issa is being returned, fatal error
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  • dinar shore's Avatar
    07-26-2017, 04:58 PM
    Hi spacetuna- Can you please send me the working Warka address so I can update my portfolio? Thank you. Dinar Shore (Carter)
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  • dinar shore's Avatar
    07-26-2017, 04:53 PM
    Can anyone please send me a working address to Warka that will enable me to request my updated, In My Name' stocks? Is Mr. Issa still working for Warka? I don't so. Thank you.
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  • calstar's Avatar
    07-26-2017, 01:47 PM
    calstar replied to a thread cash dividend in Iraq Stock Exchange
    Same here spacetuna.
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  • spacetuna's Avatar
    07-26-2017, 01:41 PM
    I don't think they are toast... all my shares are in proxy and I received this back from Warka not too long ago... The PDF file contained my current balance , Inventory Date, account number, and the ticker BUND which I assume is the proxy. Dear Sir, Please find attached your electronic stock statement as issued by the ISX depository system. Best regards, Shareholders Department Warka Bank for Investment and Finance
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    07-26-2017, 12:36 PM
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