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Security Alert – Embassy Manama (January 9, 2020)
January 9, 2020

Location:  Security awareness throughout Bahrain.

Event:   In light of continued regional tensions, including the January 7 attack against U.S. and Coalition military personnel in Iraq, the Embassy continues to monitor the situation carefully.  While we have no information indicating a threat to American citizens in Bahrain, we encourage all American citizens to continue to exercise personal security awareness, remain vigilant, and report any suspicious activity to local authorities.

Actions to Take:

  • Maintain a heightened sense of awareness.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • If you encounter a demonstration or any suspicious activity, depart the area immediately and notify police by calling 999.