Your Trusted Security partner in Iraq

Al Murabit Security Services (AMS-91) is an Iraqi security and risk management company operating across Iraq. Managed by an experienced expatriate team, we provide our clients with a level of security of the highest international standard combined with local know how.

  • Our clients in oil and gas, government, defence, development and infrastructure trust us to enable them to get the job done. Iraq is a challenging place to live and work. For us it is our home turf.
  • We are unique as an Iraqi organisation with world-class standards that many international companies achieved after we did.
  • We offer a full range of services that enable you to operate in Iraq. Not only security and risk management, but also secure logistics, facilities management, HSE and more; a bespoke solution.
  • We understand the importance of cost-effective and realistic solutions for your security requirements. Contact our team for more information.

Local Cultural Awareness

Situation awareness in any hostile environment is key, but having cultural awareness of local communities and tribes in Iraq within each city, town or village, can define the success or failure of a project in Iraq.

Al Murabit has the local know how and connections to offer our clients peace of mind.


Al Murabit was the first UKAS witnessed assessment on ISO 18788 in the world.

Al Murabit has successfully achieved the ISO 18788:2015, ISO 9001:2015 and the ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012

Al Murabit Security Services has assumed a leadership role in Iraq for quality assurance and has worked hard to achieve relevant international accreditations; AMS can proudly confirm they are the first Iraqi security company to be internationally compliant. 

Our Latest News Updates

Oct 2017
ISO 9001 awarded to Al Murabit Security Services

Harlow International and its security companies achieve ISO 9001:2015 accreditation for meeting international quality standards 24 October 2017, Baghdad – Harlow International and its two security service companies, Al Murabit Security Services (“AMS-91”) and Al Thaware Security Services (“ATS-109”), have been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 accreditation. AMS and ATS are the first and only Iraqi […]

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26Jul 2017

Simon Barry, director of Al Murabit Security Services, talks to Oil Review Middle East magazine about the challenges of doing business in Iraq. Read more

07May 2017

Al Murabit Security Services (Al Murabit) has opened its new office in Burjessia, Basra, demonstrating its commitment to deliver its full security service offering to customers in southern Iraq, as well as through its headquarters in Baghdad. Situated in the southern oilfields, the new office relocates the team closer to their customers and enables them […] Read more

16Apr 2017

We recently invited an exclusive number of guests to our new event series titled ‘An audience with…’. Our first event in the series was hosted at Riverside with guest speaker Lukman Faily. As the former Iraqi Ambassador to the USA and Japan, Lukman spoke on ‘‘Iraq-US relations in the Trump era’. A topical presentation and […] Read more

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Security & Risk Blog

Iraq reconstruction to steam ahead

With the Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider Al Abadi, and Rex Tillerson, US Secretary of State, both in attendance, the Kuwait Conference for Iraq Reconstruction was seen as a platform of Iraq’s reignited push for reconstruction investment. Many projects have been spoken about previously, with 157 key projects highlighted by the NIC just last week that […] Read more

Reconstruction plans for Mosul

Simon Barry and Gordon Muirhead from Al Murabit conducted a recce to Mosul in December. The purpose was to establish what the general situation was and to assess the level of damage, and therefore the requirement for reconstruction over the coming years. The results were pretty shocking. Mosul is a city that has been destroyed […] Read more

2017 security round up

2017 has been a year of belt-tightening, and an increased emphasis on value for money and cost effectiveness. A wide variety of companies, who are operating in difficult environments, are seeing the appeal of a more comprehensive solution to operational necessities, rather than security purely as a commodity. Add to this the importance and necessity of achieving […] Read more

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