Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq

Location:   Nationwide Event:  The U.S. State Department has ordered the departure of non-essential U.S. Government employees from Iraq, both at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and the U.S. Consulate in Erbil.  Normal visa services at both posts will be temporarily suspended.  The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq (May 12, 2019)

Location:   Baghdad, Iraq Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad advises all U.S. citizens of heightened tensions in Iraq and the requirement to remain vigilant. Actions to Take: Do not travel to Iraq Avoid places known as U.S. citizen gathering points. Keep a low profile Be aware of your surroundings Assistance: U.S. Embassy Baghdad Al-Kindi Street, ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq (December 16, 2018) Location:   Baghdad, Iraq Event:  With the limited opening of the International Zone (IZ) in Baghdad, the U.S. Embassy has initiated security protocols similar to those used throughout Baghdad during the IZ’s open hours.  Please visit our  Iraq Travel Advisory  for more information relating to the security situation in ...
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Security Alert – Advising U.S. citizens on ordered departure for Basrah

Due to concerns about the security of U.S. government personnel, on September 28, 2018, the Department of State ordered the departure of U.S. government personnel from the U.S. Consulate General in Basrah. Please see the Department’s updated Travel Advisory for Iraq here . The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to Iraq and ...
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