Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Manama, Bahrain (December 15, 2022)

Location: Bahrain, countrywide

Event:  Routine security reminder during the holiday season

Planned attacks can occur in crowded public locations such as holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, schools, and other areas frequented by tourists.  Public events, such as demonstrations, holiday events, and celebratory gatherings are also at a higher risk.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise vigilance at holiday festivals and events, places of worship, and locations with large crowds.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.