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Joint Statement Following the GCC, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, and Yemen Ministerial

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, and Yemen:   Begin Text: At the invitation of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the Foreign Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: September 21, 2022 *** As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 12, 2022, ...
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Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Absentee Voting – Upcoming U.S. Elections

Location: Bahrain Event: Upcoming U.S. Elections  Be an Active Voter – Be Prepared for Upcoming Federal Elections! Many states have upcoming primary elections, and the November 8 General Election is not far away!  Make sure you can participate by registering to vote and requesting your absentee ballot by your state’s deadline.  You can use the ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Manama

Location: Worldwide Event: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for  Monkeypox in Multiple Countries .  The World Health Organization has determined the multi-country outbreak of  monkeypox  is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern ( click here  to view the WHO’s determination). Actions to Take:​ Travelers should AVOID : Close contact with sick people, ...
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Worldwide Caution: U.S. Embassy Manama

Location: Worldwide On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers ...
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