Security Message – Ashura religious event

U.S. Embassy Manama Security Message for U.S. Citizens September 28, 2017 Ashura is a major religious event commemorating the martyrdom of Hussein Bin Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed. As part of the Ashura religious observations, large processions will take place throughout Bahrain, and specifically in central Manama, major roads will be closed. The …

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Security Message – Sixteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

U.S. Embassy Manama Security Message for U.S. Citizens September 10, 2017 As we mark the sixteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the United States Embassy reminds all American citizens residing in or travelling to the Kingdom of Bahrain to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their …

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Security Message – Demonstrations

Episodic demonstrations continue to take place in Bahrain , including possible protests near U.S. facilities. Protest activity may include improvised explosive devices, Molotov cocktails, tire fires, and disrupted traffic. Violent clashes between security forces and protesters can occur without advance warning. The Ministry of Interior maintains official checkpoints in certain areas. Actions to take: · …

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Security Message – Police Operations in the Budaiya Highway

U.S. Embassy Manama Security Notice May 23, 2017   There are ongoing Ministry of Interior (MOI) – Police Operations in the Budaiya Highway corridor [from the Burgerland Roundabout west to Budaiya Roundabout, ending where the highway intersects with the Janabiyia Highway] and in around the Diraz Village area.   Due to current police action, the Embassy …

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Security Notice

January 30, 2017 Spontaneous demonstrations, and at times violent anti-government activity, continue to take place in Bahrain, particularly at night and in restricted areas.  This unrest can be in response to local developments, calls for protests, or regional events.  U.S. citizens should be aware of the following: Episodic protest activity is anticipated to continue to …

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Security Notice

(December 8, 2016) The U.S. Embassy issued a Security Notice to its employees today reminding them of continued security threats throughout the world during the holidays and major events.  Spontaneous demonstrations continue to take place in Bahrain from time to time in response to world events or regional and local developments. The embassy anticipates widespread …

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U.S. Embassy Statement on the East Eker Bombing

The United States condemns in the strongest terms Thursday night’s bombing in East Eker that killed a Bahraini woman and injured her children. We extend our deepest condolences to her family and the people of Bahrain and wish a quick recovery for the injured children. Thursday night’s terrorist attack was reprehensible. We urge all concerned …

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