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Usama Abdu'l Aziz al-Nujayfi is an Iraqi politician from the Iraqi National List who was Minister of Industry in the Iraqi Transitional Government. He is the current Speaker of Council of Representatives of Iraq
Born in Mosul in 1956 to a wealthy family of landowners and politicians, he has a degree in electrical engineering and was involved in building power plants in Iraq.
Nujayfi obtained his degree in electrical engineering from the University of Mosul in 1978, after which he worked in the Iraqi government's electricity ministry for 12 years. In 1992, he established his own company.
As Minister of Industry he privatised most of the state-owned companies which included firms working in sectors from petrochemical and cement to sugar, silk and heavy industry.
He campaigned against the ratification of the Constitution of Iraq
After the Iraqi legislative election of December 2005, he was nominated by the Iraqi National List to be a member of the Iraqi Council of Representatives and currently heads a parliamentary committee
In September 2006 he sparked a walkout by Kurdish MPs when he said the villages around Mosul were of Arab origin. In September 2006 his bodyguard was assassinated In October 2008 he claimed the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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US support for Iraq to be 'intense and sustained' - Kerry
2014-06-23
US secretary of state John Kerry (C) arrives to meet with Iraqi speaker of parliament Usama al-Nujayfi, in Baghdad today. Mr Kerry also met Iraq's prime minister Nuri al-Maliki to push for a more inclusive government. Photograph: Brendan ...
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Usama al-Nujayfi: Iraq Wants US Advice and Support, But Not Interference
2014-01-24
Saban Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings hosts Usama al-Nujayfi, the speaker "I don't call for any interference in Iraq. And I reject it even it's the United States," said Usama al-Nujayfi, the speaker of Iraq's Council of Representatives, in ...
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  1. Senior Sunni: Iraq Teetering on 'Something Similar to the Syrian Situation'

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Senior Sunni: Iraq Teetering on 'Something Similar to the Syrian Situation'
2014-01-23
Iraq Council of Representatives Speaker Usama Al-Nujayfi, a Sunni, told a Washington audience Thursday his troubled nation stands at a “crossroads.” Down one bend is something resembling a democracy — Iraq style. But down a much darker one, ...
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  1. Iraqi leader: Nation on course for Syria-style civil war

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Iraqi leader: Nation on course for Syria-style civil war
2014-01-23
“Iraq at this point is at a crossroads,” said Usama al-Nujayfi, the speaker of Iraq's Council of Representatives and an influential voices in Baghdad, where Iraq's federal government is dominated by parties aligned with the nation's Shiite Prime Minister.
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    UN chief voices concern over situation in Iraq's Anbar
    2014-01-13
    Ban met on Monday with Speaker of the Iraqi parliament Usama al-Nujayfi for talks on developments in Iraq, particularly the situation in Anbar, along with the country's human rights record. "The UN Secretary-General expressed his concern over the ...
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    At least 5 dead in another Iraqi funeral attack
    2013-09-23
    The document, which calls for political differences to be settled consensually and for a crackdown on armed militias, was endorsed by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Vice President Khodair al-Khozaei and parliament speaker Usama al-Nujayfi, among others.
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      Iraq attacks leave around 70 dead, dozens wounded
      2013-09-21
      "The perpetrators of this horrible crime are seeking to foment sectarian strife and instability," said Iraqi parliament speaker Usama al-Nujayfi. In the northern city of Baiji, five bombers wearing SWAT uniforms attacked a police base in the morning ...
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      1. 18 Killed in Bombing at Iraqi Mosque

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      韓기업 상대 이라크 비즈니스 사기 '기승'
      2012-08-28
      Osama Alnujayfi)'라는 이름을 사용한다. 이라크재건프로그램관리국은 2003년 전후 미국에서 이라크 재건복구 지원을 위한 미국 주도의 프로그램으로 지금은 유명무실한 곳이며 이라크 정부와는 무관한 기관이다. 이라크 대부분의 비즈니스는 이라크 정부가 먼저 ...
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      1. 이라크 비즈니스 사기 급증, 국내기업 경계령

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      이라크 비즈니스 사기 급증, 국내기업 경계령
      2012-08-28
      Osama Alnujayfi 이름을 사용)이다. 또한 KOTRA 바그다드 무역관은, 이라크 재건프로그램 관리국은 2003년 전후 미국에서 이라크 재건복구 지원을 위한 미국주도의 프로그램으로 지금은 유명무실한 곳이며 이라크 정부와는 무관한 기관이라고 전했다. 이라크 대부분 ...
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      2. KOTRA, 이라크 비즈니스 사기 경계령

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