Near East

Hajj 2017: A Safety & Security Guide
The Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Completing the Hajj is a mandatory religious duty for Muslims, to be…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Baghdad (Iraq), Kidnapping Threat
U.S. Embassy Baghdad is aware of reports of threats to target U.S. government officials and other civilians for kidnapping. In response, the U.S.…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rabat (Morocco), Demonstrations in Rabat on August 9
The U.S. Mission in Morocco informs U.S. citizens in Morocco of a demonstration scheduled for Wednesday, August 09 starting at 7:30 pm in Rabat in…