TNT – “Tidbits From TNT” Friday 4-26-2024


CandyKisses:  After the visit of the Sudanese. Will the occupation forces get out?

Information/report.Popular and political hopes were held on Sudanese’s visit to Washington in order to remove the occupation forces from the country, while the Sudanese did not mention anything about the file during his video meeting with Biden, as well as Sudanese’s favoritism by continuing the American dependency represented In equipping the army with American aircraft, and between supporters and opponents of the visit, its results remain the judgment

So will we witness a schedule for the exit of US forces from Iraq or will the situation remain as it is.

The resistance factions did not stop resisting, but gave a deadline to the government to resolve the file politically, and in continuous statements by their leaders that their forces are ready in the event that political solutions end and America manipulates the agreements.

Speaking more about the subject, Ali al-Fatlawi, a member of the alliance, said that the resistance factions are still on guard in the event that the agreed US withdrawal does not take place, pointing out that “the stick belongs to those who stick “

Fatlawi said in a statement to the agency / Information / that “the exit of the US occupation from Iraq is necessary as it is a popular and political demand,” pointing out that it was one of the most important files discussed by the Sudanese in Washington .He adds that, “Iraq has the stick and the carrot, and if the Sudanese fail to use the carrot, the resistance factions still keep the stick,” noting that “whenever there is manipulation on the American side, the factions will use their strength to pressure again.”

*Government dutyto that promised MP for the Conquest Alliance Suhaila Sultani, that the file of the exit of the Americans from Iraq is entrusted to the Iraqi government, noting that the House of Representatives has played its role to the fullest and says Sultani in a statement to the agency / information /, that “the House of Representatives has approved a law to prevent the presence of the United States and any foreign forces on Iraqi territory,”

Noting that “the scheduling is related to the government’s negotiations with the American side in this file “She adds that, “Sudani’s visit discussed this file in Washington and specialized committees have been formed to follow up on the matter, and the withdrawal will take place after the completion of negotiations by those committees.”

Observers saw that the Sudanese in his recent visit to Washington had the pressure of the resistance factions as a trump card against the US occupation, which helped to force them to leave the country. 


Tishwash:  What are the risks of floating the Iraqi dinar to address the double price of the dollar? An economist explains

On Thursday, economic expert Nabil Al-Marsoumi explained the risks of floating the Iraqi dinar to address the double price of the dollar against the dinar and the existence of a large gap between the official and parallel prices.

Al-Marsoumi said in a publication followed by “Jarida”, that “some are proposing a solution to address the double price of the dollar against the dinar and the existence of a large gap between the official and parallel prices through free floating of the Iraqi dinar, that is, leaving the dinar in the market to find a price for it against foreign currencies through the interaction of supply forces.” And the demand.”

He added, “Such a decision has some economic positives, but the economy should not be taken in its abstract aspect.” He added, “Such a decision has some economic positives, but the economy should not be taken in its abstract aspect, but rather insofar as it relates to people, especially the poor among them, and in light of Iraq’s lack of “For a national private sector that can contribute to increasing the supply of dollars in the Iraqi market, and because of the large volume of imports, which reach 67 billion dollars annually, the only party that owns the dollar is the government.”

He continued, “If the government decides not to intervene in the exchange market, it is expected that the dinar will witness a violent collapse and rampant inflation that will cause prices to rise to insane levels that will cause severe harm to citizens’ living standards, and the poor will become more miserable, and will later lead to social tensions and a major rift in the social peace.”  link


Tishwash:  With the participation of the Association of Private Banks, investment opportunities are on the table of a Jordanian-Iraqi economic forum next May

The activities of the Economic Forum for Financial, Industrial and Commercial Partnerships between Iraq, Jordan and the region will begin on the fifth of next May, organized by the Iraqi Business Council in Amman, amid great official interest and broad participation from the public and private sectors in the two countries and the countries of the region. 

According to a statement by the Council, the ministers of industry and electricity from Iraq will participate in the forum, which is organized by the Council in cooperation with the Jordanian and Amman Chambers of Industry, and will be opened at the King Hussein Convention Center in the Dead Sea region, along with ministers from Jordan, business owners, investors, and Arab and foreign companies.

Participating in the forum are also the National Investment Authority in Iraq, the Arab Businessmen Union, the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency and the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group, the Association of Information and Communications Technology Companies (Intaj), the Association of Iraqi Private Banks, the Jordanian Banks Association, and the Jordanian Corporation for Economic Enterprise Development. (JEDCO), and the Jordanian free and development zones.

The Council organizes the two-day forum, which includes an exhibition for companies and bilateral meetings with decision-makers from the two countries, on the occasion of the Kingdom’s celebrations of the silver jubilee of His Majesty King Abdullah II assuming his constitutional powers. 

The forum’s working sessions focus on the most prominent investment opportunities in Jordan and Iraq, the prospects for commercial and industrial opportunities in the two countries, the vision of economic modernization, investment in Iraq, investment opportunities in the region, in addition to investment opportunities in the Jordanian free and development zones.

The sessions also focus on the role of the banking sector in providing financial facilities to the industrial, energy, mining, transportation and infrastructure sectors, the role of international institutions in providing financial financing for investment projects, and presenting success stories of Jordanian and Iraqi investment companies.

The Forum seeks to enhance regional integration by building economic interconnection, enhancing cooperation in various sectors, building long-term partnerships, creating sustainable partnerships, deepening mutual understanding between participating countries, and building a common vision for the future of economic prosperity and development in the region.   link