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Weekly Security Update, 25 November – 01 December 2014

PM Abadi’s political manoeuvres continued to lead to a number of dismissals within key ministries. On 01 December, the Prime Minister retired 24 senior Interior Ministry officials as part of government restructuring. This decision comes as central authorities uncovered an estimated 50,000 ‘ghost soldiers’ on the military payroll, prompting the government to take steps towards […]

More than ID5bn to Establish New Road in Arbil

A new road is to be constructed in Arbil at a total cost of ID5.5 billion Iraqi dinars to help reduce traffic in the city, Arbil’s governor said on Saturday. “The amount has been allocated from the provincial development project budget,” Governor Nozad Hadi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The new 17-kilometer-long road will reduce […]

Ministry of Communications Signs Agreement for Installing Marine Cable through Iraq

The Ministry of Communications signed an agreement with Golf International Bridge, to impose the marine cable across Iraq, and to link the Gulf region annular advanced communications network with Europe, across the Mediterranean (West Path) and the Near East through India (Eastern Path) providing capacity to a whopping 5.12 Terabits per second. For his part, […]

Iraqi-Turkish Communication Agreement

Iraq will sign on Thursday a communication agreement with Turkey, the Iraqi Communications Minister Faroq Abdilqadir said on Thursday. “The agreement will embrace different fields, including mail, Internet, and wire and wireless communication,” Abdilqadir told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that Internet cables will pass through Turkey to link Iraq to Europe.