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OSAC Benchmarking Survey: Mosul Dam Contingency Planning
In light of the State Department's recent Iraq Travel Warning update adding the Mosul Dam as another security concern in the region, OSAC is…

Mustard Agent Likely Used in ISIL Attack
Early tests show that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) used chemical agents during an attack on Kurdish Peshmerga forces on August 11…

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…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Erbil (Iraq); Credible Threat to Erbil City
The U.S. Consulate General in Erbil would like to notify U.S. citizens of credible threat reporting specific to public places in Erbil, Iraq. As a…

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…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Baghdad (Iraq), Continued Danger Posed by Extremists…
In light of the continued danger posed by extremists operating in Iraq, we wish to reiterate our standing warning of potential threats against U.S.…