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 Iraq.

Actions to Take:

·        Keep a low profile

·        Be aware of your surroundings

·        Use caution while transiting the International Zone

 

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Baghdad
Al-Kindi Street, International Zone, Baghdad
Telephone (during business hours)

From Iraq:  0760-030-3000;

From the United States:  301-985-8841
U.S. Citizen Emergency After-Hours Telephone (ask for the duty officer)

From Iraq:  0760-030-3000;

From the United States:  301-985-8841

E-mail: BaghdadACS@state.gov
Website: https://iq.usembassy.gov/

U.S. Consulate General Erbil
413 Ishtar, Ankawa Erbil, Iraq
Telephone (during business hours)

From Iraq:  0760-030-3227;

From the United States:  240-264-3467 extension 4554
U.S. Citizen Emergency After-Hours Telephone (ask for the duty officer)

From Iraq:  066-211-4554;

From the United States:  240-264-3467

E-mail: ErbilACS@state.gov
Website: https://iq.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/erbil/

 

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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