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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 […]

Iraq, France Sign Deal for 7 Aerial Crop Sprayers

The Iraqi agriculture ministry signed a deal with France on Thursday to purchase seven aerial crop sprayers, according to a ministry press release. “The deal is worth $30 million,” read the release as received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The contract also included training Iraqi pilots and technicians in France for the flying and maintenance […]

GBI, Iraq Sign Multimillion Dollar Deal

The Qatar-based Gulf Bridge International (GBI) and the Iraq Telecommunications and Post Company (ITPC), a leading telecom company in the country signed a $445m deal to establish a landing for GBI's advanced submarine telecommunication fiber-optic cable in Iraq, here yesterday. The GBI-ITPC agreement is the first in a series of Landing Party Agreements that the […]