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French police break up blockade at refinery amid fuel shortages
France24
French police broke up a blockade at the Fos-sur-Mer oil depot…

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Israel’s cyber security frontier
Computer Weekly
The southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva is used to protecting…

Oil strikes close hundreds of French petrol stations
BBC
Hundreds of French petrol stations have closed after union…

Hackers probe defenses of Middle East banks : FireEye
Reuters
Hackers are probing the defenses of banks in the Middle East,…

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Reports

China's Foreign NGO Management Law
In late April, China enacted a law on the management of foreign…

Unscrambling Global Encryption Laws: The Wassenaar Arrangement
Carrying encrypted electronic devices with you during travel…

Sweden's Islamist Terrorist Threat
On April 26, media outlets reported on a possible terrorist…

Thai Referendum Paves the Way to Future Elections
Thai authorities recently announced that a national referendum…

Social Media and Crisis Response
In the wake of the March 22 terrorist bombings in Brussels,…

Terrorist Threat against Soft Targets in Pakistan
On April 19, U.S. Embassy Islamabad issued an updated Security…

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Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Kabul Militant Threats
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul continues to receive reports of militants planning unspecified attacks in Kabul City and elsewhere in Afghanistan against…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Paris (France), Ongoing Strikes in France the week of…
The U.S. Embassy in France informs U.S. citizens that several national unions across a variety of sectors continue to be on strike the week of May…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Route National…
The Embassy has received reports of incidents that have occurred in the last three days affecting Arcahaie and Route National 1. There have been…