Near East

Terror Attacks in Tehran: an Evolving Iranian Security Landscape
Iran enjoyed nearly a decade without experiencing a major terror event, but following several recent attacks, it is clear the country remains…

GCC-Qatar Diplomatic Crisis Benchmarking Results
OSAC conducted a survey to assess the effect that the ongoing diplomatic events in the Gulf have had on OSAC constituent organizations. 45 private…

OSAC Threat Assessment: FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup
The FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup championships will take place from July 1-9 in the Nasr City area of Cairo, Egypt. Egypt has not publicized its…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Jerusalem, Continuing Potential for Violence and…
Due to ongoing tensions and the potential for clashes in and around the Old City, the restriction on U.S. government employees and their family…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amman (Jordan), Demonstrations in Amman and Unrest on…
The U.S. Embassy received reports of planned demonstrations following noon prayers in Amman on Friday, July 21, 2017 in response to the ongoing…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Tel Aviv (Israel), Ongoing Potential for Violence and…
Based on continued tensions and the potential for clashes in the Old City, the restriction on U.S. government employees and their family members from…