(Communicated by the National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Division)

The National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Division presents the following updated and current table as a public service.  The below tables notwithstanding, all travelers are called upon not to take unnecessary risks upon themselves in any case.

1. ARAB COUNTRIES

NO.

COUNTRY

THREAT LEVEL

RECOMMENDATION

1

Libya

Continuing potential threat

Postpone non-essential travel

2

Oman

 

3

Kuwait

Basic concrete threat

Avoid visiting

4

UAE

5

Tunisia

6

Qatar

7

Morocco

8

Chad

9

Bahrain

10

Algeria

High concrete threat

Avoid visiting and  leave country as soon as possible

11

Saudi Arabia

12

Djibouti

13

Egypt*

Very high concrete threat

Avoid visiting and leave country immediately

14

Sudan

15

Jordan

16

Syria

17

Lebanon

18

Somalia

19

Iraq

20

Yemen

*All of Egypt but especially the Sinai peninsula

2. OTHER COUNTRIES

NO.

COUNTRY

THREAT LEVEL

RECOMMENDATION

1

Tajikistan

Continuing potential threat

Postpone non-essential travel

2

Nigeria

3

Bangladesh

 

4

Kenya

Basic concrete threat

Avoid visiting

5

Indonesia

High concrete threat

Avoid visiting and  leave country as soon as possible

6

Malaysia

7

Pakistan

8

Afghanistan

Very high concrete threat

Avoid visiting and leave country immediately

9

Iran

3. PARTIAL WARNINGS

NO.

AREA

THREAT LEVEL

RECOMMENDATION

1

Khao San Road and vicinity (Bangkok)

Continuing potential threat

Postpone non-essential travel

2

Southeastern Turkey (borders with Iraq and Iran)

3

Northern Nigeria (north of 10 degrees north latitude)

High concrete threat

Avoid visiting and  leave country as soon as possible

4

Southern Thailand (south of meridian between Krabi and Nakhon Si Thammarat to the Malaysian border)

5

Kashmir (northern India)

Very high concrete threat

Avoid visiting and leave country immediately

6

Mindanao (southern Philippines)

7

Chechenya (southern Russia)

4. GENERAL CAUTION AND ALERTNESS

Even though there are no travel warnings regarding the following countries, there are occasional and potential terrorist threats in their regard. Therefore, Israeli citizens are called upon to be especially cautious when visiting them and to adopt the recommended rules of conduct: The Philippines, Turkey, Thailand, and Uzbekistan.

For additional clarifications, please contact the Counter-Terrorism Division at 03-5486062/3/4/68.