Extension of Old City Jerusalem Restrictions for Consulate General Employees & Family Members

United States Consulate General Jerusalem July 31, 2017 Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Extension of Old City Jerusalem Restrictions for Consulate General Employees & Family Members While tensions in and around the Old City have decreased in the past several days, due to the continued potential for unrest, the restriction on U.S. government employees ...
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Continuing Potential for Violence and Unrest in and Around Old City Jerusalem

United States Consulate General Jerusalem July 24, 2017 Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Continuing Potential for Violence and Unrest in and Around Old City Jerusalem Due to ongoing tensions and the potential for clashes in and around the Old City, the restriction on U.S. government employees and their family members from entering the Old ...
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Demonstrations in Amman and Unrest on Desert Highway

United States Consulate General Jerusalem July 21, 2017 Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Amman and Unrest on Desert Highway   This is a retransmission of a U.S. Embassy Amman Security Message for U.S. Citizens sent out the evening of July 20, 2017.   U.S. Embassy Amman received reports of planned demonstrations following noon ...
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Travel Restrictions for Bethlehem

April 28, 2017 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. citizen employees and their family members until Monday, May 1, 2017. This travel restriction also includes the areas surrounding the Jacir Palace and Paradise hotels. We encourage private U.S. ...
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Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza TRAVEL WARNING

1.   The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to the Gaza Strip and urges those present to depart.  The security situation remains complex in Israel and the West Bank and can change quickly depending on the political environment, recent events, and particular geographic location.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution and remain aware ...
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Worldwide Caution March 6, 2017

Worldwide Caution March 6, 2017 As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad. This replaces ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Updated Travel Warning for Israel, the West Bank and Gaza

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to the Gaza Strip and urges those present to depart as soon as possible when border crossings are open.  The security situation remains complex in Israel and the West Bank, and can change quickly depending on the political environment, recent events, and geographic location.  U.S. ...
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