Near East

Saudi Arabia Compound Security Benchmarking Survey Results
OSAC constituents are reporting the withdrawal of Saudi Arabia National Guard (SANG) units from posts outside of their compounds and residences,…

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…

Threat Assessment: Arab League Summit
The Arab League Summit will be held in Amman, Jordan from March 23-29. This report provides background information; an overview of specific…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rabat (Morocco), Demonstrations on May 1
The U.S. Embassy in Rabat and the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca have been made aware of two potential demonstrations that will take place on…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Jerusalem, Travel Restriction
The U.S. Consulate General is restricting the use of the Rachel’s Tomb/300 checkpoint for personal travel between Jerusalem to Bethlehem for all U.S.…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amman (Jordan), Protest Planned Near ICRC Today at 5…
The U.S. Embassy in Amman informs U.S. citizens that a protest and sit-in may take place in front of the Amman headquarters of the International…