South Central Asia

Bangladesh: Terrorism Threat Persists in Updated Travel Warning
On January 5, the State Department renewed its Travel Warning for Bangladesh, reminding U.S. citizens of the continuing threats from terrorism. The…

Al-Qa'ida in the Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh
This report was produced as part of OSAC's Annual Briefing Series. Since January 2015, al-Qa’ida in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and its domestic…

ISIL Outside Iraq & Syria: Bangladesh
This report was produced as part of OSAC's Annual Briefing Series. While there is not a current and specific threat against U.S. citizens or…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Monthly Reminder of Threats to…
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul reminds U.S. citizens that serious threats to safety and security exist in the city of Kabul and throughout Afghanistan. …

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Dhaka (Bangladesh), Bishwa Ijtema Annual Gathering…
Islam’s second-largest annual gathering after the Hajj, “Bishwa Ijtema,” will take place January 13-15 and January 20-22, 2017 on the banks of the…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kathmandu (Nepal), Demonstration January 6
The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu informs U.S. citizens that a large demonstration has been planned in Kathmandu for Friday, January 6, 2017.