Wednesday, July 30, 2014


Just a recap of some of the news right now that MAY point to what we want to see....

LOL Interesting turn of events, NOT....(Maritime law) So waiting on the Budget to be passed which would include this...

 U.S. judge says Kurdish tanker near Texas out of court's jurisdiction

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge said on Tuesday her court "has no jurisdiction" over a tanker near Texas loaded with Kurdish crude oil because it is some 60 miles offshore, meaning the order she issued earlier to seize the $100 million cargo cannot be enforced at this time.

Federal magistrate Nancy K. Johnson said the dispute between Iraq's central government and the Regional Government of Kurdistan should be resolved in Iraq. 


Just an FYI Admiralty law (also referred to as maritime law) is a distinct body of law that governs maritime questions and offenses. It is a body of both domestic law governing maritime activities, and private international law governing the relationships between private entities that operate vessels on the oceans. It deals with matters including marine commerce, marine navigation, marine salvaging, shipping, sailors, and the transportation of passengers and goods by sea. Admiralty law also covers many commercial activities, although land based or occurring wholly on land, that are maritime in character.

Admiralty law is distinguished from the Law of the Sea, which is a body of public international law dealing with navigational rights, mineral rights, jurisdiction over coastal waters and international law governing relationships between nations.
Although each legal jurisdiction usually has its own enacted legislation governing maritime matters, admiralty law is characterized by a significant amount of international law developed in recent decades, including numerous multilateral treaties.

Said political analyst Ibrahim al-Sumaidaie in an interview location social networking (FB), which seen by the agency ((eighth day)) that "the source of the National Alliance, a high-level assured him that al-Maliki would not be in any position of a sovereign and will become a member of the House of Representatives in the next phase.
He added, that the National Alliance will present its candidate after the holiday immediately and he is not the name of Mr. Maliki.

The National Alliance announced that the biggest bloc in parliament, the rule of law and denied it was considered the first document Palmzorh. T. (AA)

EARLIER... Speaker confirms the formation of temporary committees to approve the budget in the coming days.....

Parliament sends a modified version of the budget bill to the government for approval

07/30/2014 14:04
Tomorrow's Press / Baghdad: MP for the Liberal bloc Tariq Kikhany, Wednesday, that the Parliament sent a modified version of the budget bill to the federal government for approval and then approval in the House of Representatives, while noting that the legislation has become a matter of necessity that Parliament is trying to achieve.

He Kikhany for "tomorrow's Press," that "after the formation of a temporary committee by the House of Representatives, which includes 17 members, headed by Salim al-initiated this committee by sending a modified version of the budget to the federal government in order to see and approve," noting that "the government will send this copy to Parliament early next week to be approved. " ....It is noteworthy that there are differences between the governments in Baghdad and Erbil on some items of the law of the federal budget for the current year related to the export of oil obsolete 


Minister of Finance and agency demands to reduce the shortfall in the budget Ami 2014_2015

Tomorrow's Press / Baghdad: Student Finance Minister agency purity of net debt, Wednesday, the House of Representatives to reduce the shortfall in the budget Ami 2014_2015, noting that it serves the national interest of the year.
Safi said for "tomorrow's Press," "The House of Representatives has to serve the national interest and that by working to reduce the shortfall in the fiscal budgets of Iraq, especially for the years 2014_2015".
He called for political blocs to "work according to the laws in Iraq to end disputes taking place on the budget," ruling out "the delay in approving the budget in 2015."
It is noteworthy that there are differences between the governments in Baghdad and Erbil on some items of the law of the federal budget for the current year related to the export of oil obsolete Kurdistan region of Iraq, and these differences have caused disable the law was passed despite Mmermor more than seven months of this year. 


US Congress approves the largest deal to Iraq
June 30, 2014
Baghdad-((8)), US officials said, that the United States plans to sell 5,000 Hellfire missile Iraq in a deal valued at 700 million dollars, aimed at assisting Baghdad in its fight against "daash". And this deal of Hellfire missiles, was approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be forwarded to Congress for approval in turn.

Talabani stated on this occasion, I for my brothers and sisters and my colleagues from the parties and national forces, political, and Iraq's leaders loyal sincere congratulations on Eid, and salute them on what has been achieved the process of forming a government in accordance with the timings constitutional, and more on their hands and invite them to continue Balhma itself and resolve the national himself in order to complete the formation of the government, taking into account the difficult circumstances faced by the country, and brought the interests of Iraq and its people on their own interests and partisan and factional.

     Noting there are 'in this auspicious occasion, I congratulate the people of Kurdistan, wishing them stability, progress and a decent life and well-off in the case of autism, brotherhood and solidarity, and to continue the struggle of democratic and parliamentary under the Iraqi constitution, which participated the people of Kurdistan in the enactment of this constitution resolutely, and gave great sacrifices for democracy, freedom and federalism

I liked this too...
BlueyesinLevis: We already have the new PoP.. lining up the laws... re writing the budget.. appointing new committees... the loyal MP's are sworn in... we got a new Kurd ***  kickin' PoR.... and they are no nonsense get down to business kinda guys...with Hakim pulling strings behind the scenes..... whoever they end up with... ( Chalabi or Mahdi ) we are all anticipating that the selected one has already shown his list of CoM candidates to the coalition.... and it will be a quick vote...
-then the naming of security and defense Ministers... I can't believe they dont already have several names ready to pick from....
    -I just think we gonna see some rapid activity..... once they knock the Big Oaf off his perch... and he is swaying and reeling now.

And I am no expert.. but those that are... have been seeing a lot of stuff published in the Gazette.... laws we did not know were passed yet.... etc. Pose and CG have revealled some very encouraging items.

"he is swaying and reeling now"...I find this funny just because of what we already know... but its always good to see in ink lol
URGENT: Prime Minister Maliki withdraws from 3rd term candidacy, National Alliance nominates 5 candidates

July 30, 2014 by Abdelhak Mamoun

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