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

Aug 2018
AMS re-certified to ISO 9001:2015 standard for another year

Al Murabit and Al Thaware are successfully re-certified for the international accreditation ISO 9001:2015  August 2018, Baghdad – Harlow International and its two security service companies, Al Murabit Security Services (“AMS-91”) and Al Thaware Security Services (“ATS-109”), have been re-certified with the ISO 9001:2015 accreditation for the second year. AMS and ATS were the first […]

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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

The role of a security and risk management firm

Any official procedure that involves high risks related to the on-field operations needs to be executed with immense care and professionalism. Whether you are related to the oil and gas or any other industry, risk management with high-security arrangements must be planned in order to avoid inconvenience, doubts, and imperfect performances. This is when the […] Read more

Is it important to hire a security company?

You never know who might cause damage to your life, possessions, business or loved ones as in today’s world it has become very difficult to recognise the true face of an individual. From this article, you will come to know about the services which are provided by Al Murabit and what benefits there are in […] Read more

Basra update

Basra is in its third day of protests, which has seen demonstrators and security forces clash in the streets. Civilians and security forces have fatalities and injuries on both sides. Basra is seeing a lot of protests due to a lack of basic services, including a water and power shortage over the hot summer months. […] Read more

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