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Bahrain: It Matters What You Say
Bahrain’s position in the oil-rich Persian Gulf just 15 miles off the coast of Saudi Arabia has made it an attractive location for global powers in…

Upcoming Elections in the Middle East & North Africa
Presidential and parliamentary elections often result in policy changes or political shifts. These developments can often lead to civil unrest, which…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Manama (Bahrain), Personal Security Reminder
Due to regional developments, there is potential for spontaneous demonstrations to take place in Bahrain over the coming days, and possibly beyond.

Security Alert: Manama (Bahrain), Anniversary Date Security
Anniversary dates of significant events in Bahrain – including February 14th – typically experience a higher volume of violent protest activity;…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Manama (Bahrain), Recent IED Detonation and Potential…
An IED targeting the Ministry of Interior (MOI) police recently detonated on Sh. Khalifa bin Salman Highway near the “Burgerland Interchange.” …