This security message advises U.S. citizens of possible protests in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy on Friday, January 15. The Embassy is therefore advising its staff to avoid the Embassy on January 15. U.S. citizens are reminded of the continued security threats throughout the world. Please exercise caution, remain attentive when in public places, and be aware of your immediate surroundings.
For further information:
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Bahrain Country Specific Information
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Manama, located at Bldg 979, Road 3119, Block 331, Zinj, at (973) 1724-2700. The after hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is (973) 1724-2957, and the fax number is (973) 1725-6242.
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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