• OSAC-ISMA Johannesburg event - September 2018
    ISMA-OSAC Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Conference held on September 16 – 18, 2018.
    

Near East

Annual Briefing 2018 - Global Security Perceptions v. Reality: Indicators to Assess Risk - The Jordanian Case Study
This report was produced as part of OSAC's Annual Briefing Series. Private-sector security managers often view Jordan as the ideal location for…

Government Formation Impact to Lebanon’s Economic & Political Trajectory
In May 2018, Lebanon held its first parliamentary elections since 2009 and shortly thereafter launched the process to form a new government. The pace…

Basrah Ordered Departure (UPDATE: Temporary Suspension of Operations)
UPDATE: On October 18, 2018, the Department of State ordered the temporary suspension of operations at the U.S. Consulate General in Basrah. This…

Consular Reporting

Weather Alert: Kuwait City (Kuwait), Flooding Expected in Parts of Kuwait
Rains are expected to cause flooding in parts of Kuwait.

Weather Alert: Kuwait City (Kuwait), Heavy Rains and Widespread Flooding in Capital area,…
Rains have caused heavy and widespread flooding in several parts of Kuwait. The Ministry of Interior issued a statement warning people to stay off…

Weather Alert: Amman (Jordan), Severe Weather in Petra, Madaba, Maan, & Wadi Musa
Multiple areas throughout Jordan are experiencing severe weather conditions to include flooding.