Via the US Department of State, August 2, 2013. Travel alert will be in effect until August 31, 2013
The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued potential for terrorist attacks, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa, and possibly occurring in or emanating from the Arabian Peninsula. Current information suggests that Al-Qaida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks both in the region and beyond, and that they may focus efforts to conduct attacks in the period between now and the end of August. This Travel Alert expires on August 31, 2013.
Read the full travel alert here.
Travel alert information for meeting and event planners with groups that may be affected:
- Click here for tips on traveling abroad.
- For information on what the State Department can and cannot do in a crisis, click here.
- For a list of current travel warnings that are country specific, click here.
- Links to all U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions.