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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), Continuing Possibility of…
The U.S. Embassy in Amman will close its passport pickup window on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 based on the possibility demonstrations may reduce…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amman (Jordan), Resumption of Public Services,…
The U.S. Embassy in Amman intends to resume public services on Monday, December 11 and is lifting most temporary travel restrictions on U.S.…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amman (Jordan), Possibility of Demonstrations,…
The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to…