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March 2003

FOREIGN OFFICE ADVISES AGAINST ALL TRAVEL TO JORDAN AND ISSUES ADVICE TO BRITISH NATIONALS IN THE MIDDLE EAST (19/03/03)
The Foreign Office has revised its Travel Advice for Jordan on 19 March to advise against all travel. The Foreign Office already advises British nationals in the Middle East region of the varying risk of attack from Iraq in the event of hostilities and also that terrorist attacks in the region could involve the use of chemical and biological materials.
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FOREIGN OFFICE WARNS OF HEIGHTENED RISK OF TERRORIST ATTACKS WORLDWIDE (19/03/03)
The Foreign Office has issued a Worldwide Threat warning on 19 March to alert British nationals to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout the world during military action in Iraq. The following text has been placed on each of the 214 Travel Advice notices: 'The risk of indiscriminate terrorist attacks in public places, including tourist sites, will be especially high during military action in Iraq. You should be vigilant, take sensible precautions, be aware of local sensibilities, monitor the media, and check our Travel Advice for the country you live in or plan to visit.'
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FOREIGN OFFICE ADVISES AGAINST NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO SOUTH-EASTERN TURKEY (18/03/03)
The Foreign Office revised its Travel Advice for Turkey on 18 March to advise against all non-essential travel including holiday travel to south-eastern Turkey.
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FOREIGN OFFICE AMENDS TRAVEL ADVICE FOR YEMEN (18/03/03)
The Foreign Office revised its Travel Advice for Yemen on 18 March to alert British nationals to an increased threat from terrorism. The Foreign Office already advises against all travel to Yemen.
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FOREIGN OFFICE REVISES TRAVEL ADVICE FOR OMAN (18/03/03)
The Foreign Office revised its Travel Advice for Oman on 18 March to alert British nationals to an increased threat from terrorism.
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FOREIGN OFFICE ADVISES AGAINST ALL NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO LEBANON (18/03/03)
The Foreign Office revised its Travel Advice to Lebanon on 18 March to advise against all non-essential travel. British nationals already in Lebanon are advised to consider whether their presence is essential. At the same time, the Foreign Office has authorised the voluntary departure of non-essential staff and dependants.
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FOREIGN OFFICE AMENDS TRAVEL ADVICE FOR QATAR (18/03/03)
The Foreign Office revised its Travel Advice for Qatar on 18 March to alert British nationals to an increased threat from terrorism. The Foreign Office already advises against non-essential travel to Qatar. The text now also states that 'The threat to British individuals and organisations from terrorism is now high. It will rise further in the event of hostilities with Iraq.'
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FOREIGN OFFICE AMENDS TRAVEL ADVICE FOR SAUDI ARABIA (18/03/03)
The Foreign Office revised its Travel Advice for Saudi Arabia on 18 March to alert British nationals to an increased threat from terrorism. The Foreign Office already advises against non-essential travel to Saudi Arabia.
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FOREIGN OFFICE AMENDS TRAVEL ADVICE FOR SYRIA (18/03/03)
The Foreign Office revised its Travel Advice for Syria on 18 March to alert British nationals to an increased threat from terrorism. The Foreign Office already advises against non-essential travel to Syria. The Travel Advice includes new text stating that the 'threat to British individuals and organisations from terrorism is now high. It will rise further in the event of hostilities with Iraq.'
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FOREIGN OFFICE ADVISES BRITISH NATIONALS IN KUWAIT TO LEAVE (17/03/03)
The Foreign Office today revised its Travel Advice for Kuwait to advise British nationals to leave urgently and to advise against all travel to Kuwait. At the same time, the Foreign Office is reducing the staffing of the British Embassy in Kuwait.
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FCO ADVISES BRITISH NATIONALS IN KENYA, ETHIOPIA & DJIBOUTI OF CONTINUED RISK OF INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM (12/03/03)
The Foreign Office revised its travel advice to Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti on 12 March to underline the continued threat from terrorism. The Foreign Office continues to receive information that Westerners are at risk from terrorist attacks in areas frequented by foreigners.
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FCO ADVISES AGAINST ALL NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO SYRIA (03/03/03)
The Foreign Office today revised its Travel Advice for Syria to advise against all non-essential travel. British nationals already in Syria are advised to maintain a high level of vigilance and to consider whether their presence and that of dependants is essential. At the same time, the Foreign Office has authorised the voluntary departure of non-essential staff and dependants.
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