“Gulf Air confirmed that it is working to secure recovery flights for its passengers in the Republic of Iraq… Work is underway with the relevant state agencies, headed by the Foreign Affairs Ministry and represented by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the Republic of Iraq, to do so,” the national carrier said in a statement reported by the Gulf Daily News (GDN) website.
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The report said around 1,500 Bahraini are still in Iraq, citing estimates from tour operator Dairi Travels.
On Saturday, Gulf Air suspended flights to and from the Iraqi capital of Baghdad and the southern city of Najaf until further notice “due to safety and security issues”.
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