Near East

Attack on U.S. Consulate Erbil
A vehicle borne explosive device (VBEID) detonated outside the U.S. Consulate in Erbil’s Ankawa neighborhood during the later afternoon hours of…

Deadly Attack on Tourists in Tunisia
Around noon on March 18, gunmen armed with explosives and assault rifles opened fire on tourists as they entered the Bardo National Museum in…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Possible Attacks on Malls and…
The Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Major General Mansour al-Turki said in a statement today that Saudi security forces would be taking…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Erbil (Iraq), Temporary Consulate Closure to the…
As a result of an explosion on April 17, 2015 in the Ankawa neighborhood in Erbil, and the security presence in the immediate area, Consulate General…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Casablanca (Morocco), Labor Union March
The U.S. Mission has been advised that three Moroccan labor unions have received authorization to conduct a march this Sunday, April 19 at 10:00am.…