News Archive

New Security Induction Course

After the success of Saraji Group’s first ever employee security induction course in June this year we’re pleased to announce we will be running another course this September. Successful candidates will be placed on expanding contracts with our current clients and new contracts starting in Q4 this year. The course will take place over five… Read more »

Intelligence report summary dated: 17th June 2014

Incident patterns during the reporting period have tended towards coverage of the deterioration in security within the north. The ISIS-led force has cemented earlier territorial gains in Ninawa Province by seizing the largely Shi’a and Turkmen area of Tal Afar. This may suggest the terrorist group has begun its transition from an original intent to… Read more »

Saraji Group launched their first accredited training programme

In a joint venture with Horizon Solutions, Saraji Group ran their first of many training programmes this week. The programme was centred around Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) but also qualified delegates in Level 2 Physical Intervention, Conflict Management (Edexcel) & TCCC (NAEMT). The course is one of  the very few on the market that… Read more »

Iraq Liberation Day VBIED Attacks

Throughout the morning and afternoon of Wednesday the 9th April 2014, eight VBIED strikes were reported at seven separate locations across the city of Baghdad. South of the capital in Wasit Province, six VBIED detonations were reported at four separate locations. In Baghdad, incidents were reported in the areas of Khadamiya, Shaab, Karrada, Rusafa, Sadr… Read more »

Check Point SVBIED Attack: Hillah, Babil Province

During the morning of Sunday the 9th March 2014, a single SVBIED device was detonated at an ISF checkpoint, which marked the primary northern entrance to the predominantly Shi’a ethnic city of Hillah, Babil Province. The attack resulted in the deaths of 52 individuals, with injuries to more than 140 others. Due to the number… Read more »

MES Security wins multi-million dollar contract

Mesopotamian Eagles Security (MES), the security arm of Saraji Group and one of the leading security providers based in southern Iraq has been awarded the security contract with the Egyptian Maintenance Company (EMC), the long term maintenance service provider for the Basrah Gas Company (BGC), Shell Gas’ latest project in Iraq. MES, worked alongside EMC… Read more »

Security update: Co-ordinated VBIED & SVEST Attacks

Shortly before midday on Wednesday the 5th February 2014, three VBIEDs and one suicide vest explosive device were detonated at three targets near the Green Zone, central Baghdad City. Targets included the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a nearby restaurant popular with foreign officials and businessmen awaiting clearance to the Green Zone, and a busy intersection… Read more »

International companies aim to set up shop in Iraq despite violence, reports The Financial Times.

International companies are overlooking security worries and a recent spike in violence to set up shop in oil-rich Iraq, a country that was engulfed in a civil war only five years ago. Lured by the country’s vast oil wealth and sizzling growth rates, international companies have in recent months launched or expanded operations in Iraq’s finance,… Read more »

Security Update: Baghdad, Salaheddin & Ninawa Attacks Post Incident Report

During the morning and afternoon of Sunday the 15th and Monday the 16th December 2013, a series of VBIED, UVIED, SAF and complex attacks targeted 15 separate locations. The incidents resulted in the deaths of at least 75 individuals, with injuries to more than 120 others. Incidents were recorded at multiple locations throughout Baghdad City,… Read more »