Showing posts with label travel alert. Show all posts
Showing posts with label travel alert. Show all posts

Friday, September 1, 2017

Europe Travel Alert Warns US Citizens of Terror Threat at Tourist Venues

Europe Travel Alert Warns US Citizens
American citizens are being warned to be on the lookout for terrorists in Europe when visiting popular tourist sites and other soft targets such as restaurants, airports and hotels, according to an updated travel alert issued by the US Department of State.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Russian airlines’ charter flights to Turkey may be suspended

Russian airline companies have received a telegram from the Federal Aviation Agency (Rosaviatsia) warning about a possible suspension of charter flights to Turkey, a source in one of the airlines told TASS.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Egypt no longer on US State Deptartment travel warning list

Egypt's tourism minister Yahia Rashed hailed the US Department of State’s recent decision to classify Egypt as a safe country for travel, describing it as a positive sign for Egypt’s tourism sector.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Israel warns soccer fans against travel to Albania due to terror threat

Israeli authorities on Wednesday recommended that supporters of its national soccer team avoid traveling to Albania to attend an upcoming World Cup qualifier following threats of a planned terror attack on the stadium.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Mexican Embassy in Egypt Issues Tourist Warning After Deadly Shooting

The Egyptian Interior Ministry said earlier that 12 people, including Mexican tourists and their accompanying Egyptian tour guides, had been accidentally shot dead by security forces during an anti-terror raid in the Wahat area of the Western Desert.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

US warns American travelers in Russia, and border region

The US State Department warned American citizens on Friday of possible military clashes along the Russian-Ukrainian border and potential anti-American activities in Russia as Crimea prepares to vote Sunday on whether to join Russia.
In a "travel alert," the State Department said it had no information of military conflict inside Russia as a result of regional tensions or of any threat specific to US citizens.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

FBI chief: Russia devoting ‘enormous resources and effort’ to make Olympics secure

FBI director James Comey has said that securing any Olympics is an ‘enormous task’, but there’s a substantial effort on the part of the Russian authorities to make the Sochi Games secure. He added the FBI will be cooperating.
“Securing any Olympics is an enormous task. I think it’s particularly challenging in Sochi because of its proximity to areas of unrest and sources of a terrorist threat,” Comey said. Russian authorities are devoting enormous resources and effort to securing the games, he added, as quoted by the Wall Street Journal.

US issues travel alert for Sochi Olympics as FBI to send security help

The US State Department has issued a travel alert for Americans planning on traveling to Russia to attend the winter Olympic Games in Sochi, warning them to stay clear of transportation hubs and other crowded areas, in part because of recent terrorism.
The State Department alert, issued Friday, comes one day after FBI director James Comey announced that the bureau will send dozens of agents to Moscow and Sochi, where they will rendezvous with their counterparts in the Russian intelligence service to coordinate and boost security efforts.

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