A gang of armed robbery arrested in Basra

Basra, The Basra Governorate Police Command announced, today, Saturday, that members of an armed robbery gang were overthrown, 24 hours after they committed the crime.

The leadership said in a statement: After receiving news that a house of a female citizen in the Qibla area had been subjected to an armed robbery, a working team was immediately formed from the Crime Prevention Department, and after research, investigation and information gathering by the work team, the work efforts, in coordination with Basra Intelligence, resulted in the overthrow of the perpetrators (two accused), including a woman.

The leadership indicated that the statements of the two defendants were recorded, and they confessed to having committed the crime of armed robbery in association with a fugitive suspect. Efforts are still continuing to arrest him.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

The CBI issues the first package of facilities to meet the demand for the dollar

Baghdad The Central Bank of Iraq issued the first package of facilities to meet the demand for the dollar in both sides of cash and external transfers.A statement of the Central Bank stated: “The package includes the following:

1- Increasing the ceiling of cash sales for travel purposes to (7,000) dollars per month (seven thousand dollars per month), and selling them to adults (18 years and over) exclusively.

2- The sale of the dollar for the purposes of personal transfers will be through agents of money transfer companies (Western Union and Money Gram) at the official price (1470) dinars to the dollar, and the Central Bank of Iraq will strengthen the balances of these agents in dollars at the official price.

3- Expanding the scope of transactions allowed to be financed in foreign currency to include:

a) Importing goods and commodities that are legally permitted to be imported.

b) Purchasing and supplying legally permitted services, including shipping services.

c) Financing the import part of the contracts of contractors with state departments.

d) Requests received by the Central Bank of Iraq from governmental and public institutions and self-financed entities for their needs for which there is no allocation in dollars within the federal general budget of the state, supported by official documents that support these requests.

e) Enhancing the balances of the sub-accounts of banks and electronic payment companies opened with (GB Morgan) Bank, which has a major membership with international card companies (Visa, Master).

F) Enhancing the balances of the sub-accounts of the Iraqi financial institutions opened with Citibank, which has a major membership with international money transfer companies (Western Union, MoneyGram) in order to settle its obligations with those companies after submitting the required statements.

g) Transfers for legal transactions for the purchase of real estate abroad.

h) Treatment abroad, and the transfer is from the account of the customer or one of his relatives of the first or second degree to the account of the hospital abroad after submitting a medical report from the concerned hospital.

i) Payment of studying fees abroad, and the transfer shall be from the account of the student or one of his relatives of the first or second degree to the account of the university in which he is studying or to the account of the student himself in the country of study after submitting proof of his registration in the study certified by the Iraqi Cultural Attaché in the country of study.

j) Transfers related to foreign investments in Iraq.

k) Transferring the proceeds of selling the shares distributed inside Iraq to the Iraqi residing abroad or the foreigner (the original value plus its returns, if any) in the event of selling them, provided that support is provided by the Iraq Stock Exchange.

l) Compensation decided or approved by Iraqi official authorities for foreigners, or for Iraqis residing abroad.

M) Shareholders’ profits in duly registered companies in Iraq.

n) Amounts of financial proceeds (sale of real estate or other assets or their returns) in Iraq to an Iraqi residing abroad, provided that the transfer is from his account or his agent’s account inside Iraq to his account or his company’s account abroad exclusively.

o) Due payments related to banking and credit facilities that the customer has associated with banks outside Iraq.

– Expanding and facilitating external transfer procedures for the categories below, as a first stage, followed by other categories later, namely:

a) All types of companies registered with the Companies Registration Department at the Federal Ministry of Trade.

b) Projects registered with the Directorate General of Industrial Development at the Federal Ministry of Industry and Minerals.

C) Simple companies duly incorporated by the chambers of commerce (according to an incorporation contract certified by a notary public) with an amount not exceeding (200,000) dollars (two hundred thousand dollars per month).

d) Branches of foreign companies registered with the Companies Registration Department at the Federal Ministry of Trade.

e) Investment projects of all kinds licensed by investment commissions.

f) Agricultural and animal projects licensed by the Animal Wealth Department, the Agricultural Investments Department, or the Veterinary Department at the Federal Ministry of Agriculture.

g) Scientific offices duly licensed by the Syndicate of Pharmacists.

h) Distributors of international factories who are fixed to be appointed from those factories for the purpose of working in Iraq, and agents whose appointment is approved by the distributor to work in the Iraqi market and who are duly licensed to work in Iraq.

i) Agents of international companies registered in accordance with the commercial agency law in force.

J) All types of companies, factories, laboratories and projects licensed in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, after submitting proof of incorporation or licensing from the relevant sectoral authorities, translated into Arabic, a legal translation.

5- The Central Bank is obligated to cover all requests for dollars in cash and external transfers for all legitimate purposes, and thus every sale at a price higher than the official price becomes an act aimed at speculation or to cover illegal activity, and the Central Bank of Iraq is obligated to compensate the beneficiaries (importers) the amount of the difference that exceeds the official price decided, and this difference is deducted from our offending bank account.

6- Another important package will be issued soon to achieve the stability of the exchange rate and the general level of prices.

7- The Central Bank of Iraq is studying various proposals and scenarios related to the exchange rate.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

An accused of smuggling oil and its derivatives was arrested and his vehicle seized in Baghdad

Baghdad, The security forces arrested an accused of smuggling oil and its derivatives, and seized his vehicle in Baghdad.

A statement by the Ministry of the Interior stated that the Dora Oil Police control detachments arrested an accused of smuggling oil and its derivatives and seized his vehicle, a type of tanker carrying a product of unknown quantity and quality without official documents.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Military source: the security operation in Diyala continues for the tenth day

Baquba, A military source confirmed: “The security operation in Diyala continues on its tenth day to end the threat of terrorist gangs.”

The source told the correspondent of the National Iraqi News Agency, NINA /: “The Diyala security operation, which was launched last week from five main axes to end the threat of ISIS terrorist cells and secure the agricultural areas and villages on the agricultural strip between the two districts of Al-Abara and Abi Saida, northeast of Baquba, resulted in the seizure and destroying of 7 guesthouses, dismantling explosive devices, and opening roads in preparation for the return of the displaced families.

He added, “The operation is the largest in Diyala, and is taking place according to specific objectives prepared by the Diyala Operations Command,” noting: “The completion of the combing operations will be followed by a redeployment plan and the return of displaced families according to a new security strategy.”

A large-scale military operation is taking place in Diyala to track down ISIS cells in several axes.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Including missiles and launchers, various weapons and equipment were seized in Maysan

Al-Amarah, A joint security force carried out a large-scale search operation in residential neighborhoods, remote areas, villages and rural areas of Al-Salam and Al-Khums districts within Al-Maimouna district, southwest of Maysan Governorate.

Maysan Police Command said in a statement: “The operation resulted in the seizure of 22 weapons and various equipment, including missiles and launchers,” noting that all the seized items were transferred to the relevant police station.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

/15 / security personnel wounded in southern Syria

Baghdad, The Syrian Ministry of Interior announced that 15 members of the Syrian Internal Security Forces were injured, on Monday, when an explosive device targeted a bus they were traveling in, in the city of Daraa, in the south of the country.

It stated in a statement: The members of the security forces were on their way to Damascus, returning from their mission in Daraa Governorate, when unknown terrorists targeted with an explosive device the overnight bus carrying them near the Khirbet Ghazaleh Bridge on the Damascus-Daraa highway.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Chief Public Prosecutor discusses with an Iranian delegation judicial cooperation

Baghdad, Chief Public Prosecutor Najm Abdullah Ahmed received, today, Monday, an Iranian delegation headed by the Assistant of the Judicial Authority in the Islamic Republic of Iran for International Affairs, Secretary of the Human Rights Committee, Dr. Kazem Ghareebabadi, and the accompanying judicial delegation.

A statement from the judicial authority stated: “The two sides discussed a number of common issues related to judicial cooperation between the two countries.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Three civilians were injured in a clan conflict south of Mosul

Mosul, Three civilians were injured in a clan conflict in the village of Albu Saif, south of Mosul.

A source in the Nineveh police told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that “a clan dispute took place in the village of Albu Saif because of the receipt of the share of white oil, which resulted in an exchange of fire that injured three young men, who were subsequently transferred to a hospital close to the incident,” indicating that “the security forces arrested the perpetrators.” An investigation has been opened into the incident.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

The security of the Popular Crowd overthrows an “ISIS” detachment that was planning to launch attacks in Baghdad

Baghdad, Detachments of the General Directorate of Security and Discipline of the Popular Mobilization Authority overthrew a detachment belonging to the remnants of the terrorist “ISIS” that was planning to launch attacks in the capital, Baghdad.

A statement by the Mobilization Authority stated that this came after accurate information and a high technical and intelligence effort with the hands of the heroes and a qualitative technical intelligence operation in a tight ambush after obtaining legal approvals by the judge concerned with the issues of the Popular Mobilization Authority, where a detachment consisting of (4) people belonging to the remnants of the terrorist “ISIS” was arrested (South District) in Baghdad and they have a statistical number in the terrorist organization’s data.

The statement is clear: two of the aforementioned detachment work in the manufacture of explosive devices and booby traps, while the other two work in the capacity of (security) in the terrorist organization, as they had plans to launch terrorist attacks in the capital, Baghdad, before the detachments in the Directorate of Security and Discipline (Investigations and Preventive Security) arresting them and thwarting terrorist plans.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

A drug-dealing woman arrested in Hilla

Hilla, A joint force of the National Security Agency and the local police arrested, in an ambush in the city of Hilla, this evening, Sunday, a woman carrying more than ten thousand narcotic pills and counterfeit foreign currency.

A source in the force said that the police transferred the accused to the competent authorities for investigation, and the seized items were kept.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency