Near East

Ballistic Missile Threat in Saudi Arabia
Dating to at least 2015, Saudi Arabia received multiple cross-border ballistic missile attacks attributed to Houthi rebels in Yemen. The impacted…

OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Outbreaks of Diphtheria
Although it is a preventable disease and is quite uncommon in most of the Western world, outbreaks of diphtheria are being reported in Bangladesh,…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Cairo (Egypt), Two Terrorist Attacks in Helwan
The U.S. Embassy is currently tracking two terrorist attacks that have occurred south of Maadi in the city of Helwan. The Embassy reminds all U.S.…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Jerusalem, Updated Travel Restrictions for Consulate…
The U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem advises U.S. citizens in, or considering travel to, Jerusalem, the West Bank or Gaza to maintain a high level…