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The Reopening of the Iraqi-Jordanian Border Crossing
On August 30, Iraq and Jordan reopened their shared border crossing, known as Al-Karamah in Jordan and Turaibil in Iraq. The crossing has been closed…

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…

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: Amman (Jordan), Lifting Travel Restrictions to…
The U.S. Embassy has lifted travel restrictions for personal and official travel for all embassy personnel to Wadi Rum, the city of al-Jafr, all…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amman (Jordan), Potential Unrest In Southern Jordan
Due to reported unrest and the potential for criminal activities, the Embassy has placed several areas of southern Jordan off limits for personal and…

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…