Fri. AM TNT News Articles 1-14-22



Missiles target the Green Zone and the C-RAM system responds

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, missiles targeted the US embassy in the Green Zone in central .Baghdad .A security source told Al-Masala that missiles targeted the US embassy in the Green Zone .

He pointed to the sound of sirens from inside the US embassy and the response of the C-RAM system in Baghdad  link

Economist: The Salaries Of The Three Presidencies Amounted To More Than 344 Billion Dinars

The head of the Iraqi Economy Alliance, “Economists”, Uday Al-Alawi, revealed, on Thursday, that the total salaries of the three presidencies in last year’s budget amounted to more than 344 billion dinars.

Al-Alawi said in an interview seen by “The Information”, “The salaries of the Presidency of the Republic in last year’s budget amounted to 35.639 billion dinars, the House of Representatives 228.141 billion dinars, and the General Secretariat and the Prime Minister’s Office amounted to 81.176 billion dinars, bringing the total salaries to 344.956 billion dinars.”

He added that “the number of employees in these departments is 5,926, with the average monthly salary for one employee reaching 4.850 million dinars,” noting that “the problem lies in the allocations and other expenses of these departments.”  link

The new legislative session, “the economic cycle”, is necessary to lay the foundations for two files on which the fate of Iraq

The economy stands at the top of the expected priorities of the new parliament and the next government, which is not summarized in legislative solutions, aid, loans and financial payments to groups of people, but rather in economic establishment and reform of the entire institution, on top of which is addressing the issue of the private sector as an alternative to government employment, as well as diversifying revenues and not relying on oil only. .h

Representative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Majid Shankali, said in a statement followed by “Yes Iraq”, that “the coming period will work in cooperation with the government to maximize state revenues and not rely on the rentier economy and enact laws that encourage investment and support the private sector, and the working class through the retirement law Unified and Social Security.

Shankali stressed, “the necessity of determining the salaries of work in the private sector, given that there are large differences between employees and workers in the private sector in terms of salaries, which prompts everyone to search for government jobs to ensure the pension, and this constitutes a great burden on the government.”

Shankali stressed: We have disguised unemployment in state departments of up to 60%, pointing out that “Parliament will work in the next stage to build a state of strong institutions and the rule of law, through the legislation of laws, especially since there is a strong bloc that can support the new government to legislate the laws of its choice.” “.

And specialists consider that Finance Minister Ali Allawi’s warning about the possibility of laying off employees within 10 years after the collapse in demand for oil due to the shift to cars that run on electricity and other means of transportation, at a time when transportation represents 60% of oil production in the world, as a bell.

A warning to the political forces in Iraq and a warning to them to take decisive decisions in this regard, amid suggestions of action by the political blocs that intend to form the next government, as well as the presence of economists from the new emerging blocs and their economic programs that may push Parliament to legislate serious laws in this regard and the government’s work to implement all This would support the private sector, especially the Social Security Law, which will guarantee pensions to workers in the private sector, and thus the demand for government employment will gradually decrease.

In addition, investing in new sectors is one of the most important things that the government should move towards, or establish the legislative and executive authorities for it during the coming period, at least, to reduce dependence on oil  link

Al-Kazemi holds a series of meetings with the United Nations representative and a number of ambassadors

Today, Thursday, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi held a series of meetings with the representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jeanine Plasschaert, and a number of ambassadors.

The media office of the Prime Minister said in a statement received by (Al-Rabaa), that “Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, separately received the United Nations envoy in Iraq and a number of ambassadors of friendly countries, to discuss Iraqi affairs, bilateral relations, areas of common interests, and coordination on the scene. International,” noting that “Al-Kazemi received the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jenin Plaschaert, and during the meeting, they discussed various files in which the international organization cooperates with Iraq, and everything that would strengthen peace and stability and Iraq’s role regionally and internationally.”

He added, “The Prime Minister received the French Ambassador to Iraq, Eric Chevalier, and his accompanying delegation, and during the meeting, they discussed ways to develop cooperation and consolidate bilateral relations between Iraq and France, and Al-Kazemi affirmed Iraq’s keenness to build the best partnership and exchange relations with France, in a manner that strengthens the bonds.” The friendship between the two peoples, the Iraqi and the French.

The statement pointed out that “Al-Kazemi also received the new ambassador of the Italian Republic in Iraq, Maurizio Cricante, who conveyed the greetings of the Italian government, and its wishes for the continuation of the progress achieved by Iraq at various levels, and the meeting discussed aspects of joint cooperation between Iraq and Italy, which will chair during the current year the NATO mission in Iraq.” And the role it can play in providing advice and training to the Iraqi forces, and the meeting discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations in various fields such as economic, cultural, and health for the benefit of the Iraqi and Italian peoples.

The statement added, “Al-Kazemi also received the Russian ambassador to Iraq, Elbrus Kutrashev and his accompanying delegation, and the meeting witnessed discussions on Iraqi-Russian relations, ways of developing them and prospects for expansion, as well as discussions in the areas of Iraqi cooperation with friendly countries, and strengthening the positive Iraqi role, in a manner that enhances the region’s security and stability.”  link

Source: Dinar Recaps


If you wish to contact the author of any reader submitted guest post, you can give us an email at and we’ll forward your request to the author.

All articles, videos, and images posted on Dinar Chronicles were submitted by readers and/or handpicked by the site itself for informational and/or entertainment purposes.

Dinar Chronicles is not a registered investment adviser, broker dealer, banker or currency dealer and as such, no information on the website should be construed as investment advice. We do not support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any content or communications posted on this site. Information posted on this site may or may not be fictitious. We do not intend to and are not providing financial, legal, tax, political or any other advice to readers of this website.

Copyright © 2021 Dinar Chronicles