Near East

OSAC Threat Assessment: The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa
The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa will be held in Amman, Jordan from May 19-21. In addition to providing detailed event…

Saudi Arabia Compound Security Benchmarking Survey Results
OSAC constituents are reporting the withdrawal of Saudi Arabia National Guard (SANG) units from posts outside of their compounds and residences,…

Jordan Security Benchmarking Survey Results
On December 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of State warned of threats from terrorist groups throughout Jordan and urged travelers to consider the…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rabat (Morocco), Rioting in El-Hoceima
The U.S. Mission informs U.S. citizens of ongoing rioting in El-Hoceima.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rabat (Morocco), Two Protests/Demonstrations
Two protests/demonstrations are scheduled this weekend.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kuwait City (Kuwait), Personal Security During Ramadan
As noted in our Worldwide Caution, terrorist groups remain intent on targeting U.S. citizens, our allies, and our interests. Terrorist groups have…