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Medium 1 Nov 2016 Information Published Terrorism / Insurgency Travel warning Iraq
Processions and events planned throughout the country during November as part of Arba'een religious observations. As part of Arba’een religious observations, processions and events will take place throughout Iraq, especially in Karbala and Najaf, during November. Religious gatherings have previously been targeted by terrorists. This travel advice was [...] Read more
Medium 26 Sep 2016 Information Published Crime Diplomacy Mexico - United States
Decision on El Chapo extradition to be on September 26 in Mexico City On September 26, a judge in Mexico City reviewing Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's case will decide whether or not the notorious cartel boss will be extradited to the United States for prosecution [...] Read more
Medium 25 Sep 2016 Information Published Election Social trouble Travel warning Bosnia and Herzegovina
Heightened political tensions due to planned referendum on September 25 and local elections on October 2 A planned referendum in Republika Srpska entity on September 25 and local elections due across Bosnia and Herzegovina on October 2 have heightened political tensions and added to the possibility of protests [...] Read more
High 25 Sep 2016 Information Published Election Terrorism / Insurgency Travel warning Somalia
Higher risk of terrorist attacks during election period 25 September and 30 October 2016 Latest update: Terrorism section - updated information on terrorist acts carried out in Somalia in 2016; the threat may increase further in the run-up to presidential and parliamentary electoral processes, due to [...] Read more
Low 24 Sep 2016 Incident Published Natural disaster Romania
5.3 magnitude earthquake, no injuries 5.3 magnitude quake rattles Romania, no injuries https://t.co/L2Fyuokqpq — The Daily Star (@DailyStarLeb) September 24, 2016 M6.1 #earthquake (#cutremur) strikes 145 km N of #Bucharest (#Romania) 8 min ago. Effects reported by witnesses: pic.twitter.com/Uzxpiwk4i6 — [...] Read more
High 24 Sep 2016 Incident Published Terrorism / Insurgency Iraq
Triple suicide attack in Tikrit, 11 killed, 34 injured BREAKING: Police spokesman: Triple suicide bombing north of Baghdad kills at least 11 members of the security forces, wounds 34 others— The Associated Press (@AP) September 24, 2016 NEW: Triple suicide attack north [...] Read more
Low 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Terrorism / Insurgency Yemen
4 al Qaeda terrorists killed in US drone strike in Marib province Four al Qaeda members killed in suspected #US drone strike– officials |https://t.co/1KHIz1BWqH| #Yemen — LBCI News English (@LBCI_News_EN) September 24, 2016 Four al Qaeda members killed in suspected U.S. drone strike: officials https://t.co/dj2GGhqydT — Reuters [...] Read more
Low 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Crime Mexico - United States
Money launderer for Mexican cartel leader, "El Chapo", sentenced to 8 years On September 23, U.S. District Chief Judge Ruben Castillo sentenced Edgar Valencia Ortega, an international money launderer, to 8 years in prison for his role in the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel. Castillo laundered between 1.5 [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Politics United States
President Obama vetoes US Congress bill that would've allowed 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia On September 23, United States President Barack Obama vetoed a bill that would allow family members of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, stating that it could expose US diplomats and servicemen to litigation [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Politics Terrorism / Insurgency Colombia
FARC militant group unanimously approve peace accord with Colombian government On September 23, the FARC terrorist group voted unanimously for a peace accord with the Colombian government to drop arms and become a political party. President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader alias [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Crime United States
Gunman kills 4 women north of Seattle UPDATE: Lone gunman kills 4 females at Washington state mall, police say. https://t.co/FUCYZr5wrZ — The Associated Press (@AP) September 24, 2016 Police in Washington State say four women have been killed and a man [...] Read more
Low 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Terrorism / Insurgency Egypt
3 police officers wounded in IED explosion west of Arish, north Sinai On September 23, 3 police officers were injured while on patrol when an IED believed to have been planted by militant members detonated near the El Arish - El-Qantarah Shark road, around 17 km west of [...] Read more
Low 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Transport Travel warning Belarus - Russia
Some foreign nationals prevented from crossing border between Belarus and Russia when travelling by road Some foreign nationals have been prevented from crossing the border between Belarus and Russia when travelling by road, particularly on the M1 Highway to/from Smolensk. If you are planning to travel by [...] Read more
Low 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Terrorism / Insurgency Israel - Palestinian territories
[UPDATE] Palestinian shot after stabbing attempt outside West Bank settlement, near Hebron On the morning of September 23, a 14-year old Palestinian was shot and injured by Israeli police forces after he was suspected of attempting a stabbing attack at the Elias junction near the Kiryat [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Civil unrest Election Social trouble Travel warning Ghana
Potential for unrest may increase in lead up to presidential and parliamentary elections on December 7 The potential for unrest may increase in the lead up to the presidential and parliamentary elections on December 7. You should monitor local media for up-to-date information and follow the advice of [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Terrorism / Insurgency India
Alert along the LoC, security strengthened Jammu: High alert along LoC, BSF troops patrolling the border. pic.twitter.com/yYewvnW0hi — ANI (@ANI_news) September 23, 2016 High alert along LoC, BSF troops are patrolling the border, reports news agency ANI pic.twitter.com/4yOyXmi7NY — Times of [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Terrorism / Insurgency Lebanon
Over 23 indicted over alleged terror links On September 23, official state media reported that over 23 people, including a number of Syrian nationals, had been charged over alleged terror links by the Lebanese Military Investigative judiciary.   [...] Read more
Low 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Civil unrest Social trouble Israel - Palestinian territories
5 Palestinians arrested during protest in West Bank On September 23, Israeli security forces arrested 5 Palestinians from the Dheisheh Refugee Camp on charges of disrupting social order during a protest south of Bethlehem, in the West Bank. [...] Read more
Extreme 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Irregular migration Egypt
[UPDATE] 115 killed in Egypt migrant shipwreck BREAKING: Egyptian official: 115 bodies of migrants pulled from Mediterranean waters after boat tragedy. — The Associated Press (@AP) September 23, 2016 #BREAKING More than 100 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck: officials — AFP [...] Read more
Low 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Social trouble Travel warning Spain
Planned demonstrations in Madrid from September 23 to 30 Planned and spontaneous demonstrations take place in Spain, especially in Madrid and Barcelona, in response to economic or other events. If you encounter a large public gathering or demonstration, the U.S. Embassy [...] Read more
Low 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Aviation security Australia
Qantas flight evacuated in Perth because of fumes and smoke A Qantas flight was evacuated in Perth, Australia, because of fumes and smoke, a fire department spokesperson said. https://t.co/vcKYWAdQa7 pic.twitter.com/FFESNTygy6 — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 23, 2016 A Qantas link plane from Newman [...] Read more
Low 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Terrorism / Insurgency Israel - Palestinian territories
Stabbing attack reported near Hebron Initial Report: stabbing attack near Hebron pic.twitter.com/bNujZcpDPF— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) September 23, 2016 [...] Read more
Low 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Social trouble Travel warning Bahrain
Planned demonstrations on September 23 and 24 The following events, demonstrations and protests are planned: On Friday September 23: calls for unauthorised protests in Bani Jamra at 7.30pm calls for unauthorised protests in al Ekr, al Daih, Jenebia (Saar), Demestan, [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Social trouble Travel warning Nigeria
Secessionists campaigning for independent state in south east announced day of action on September 23 Secessionists campaigning for an independent state in the south east have announced a day of action on September 23 and called upon supporters to stay at home; previous such occasions have seen [...] Read more
High 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Workplace disaster Russia
Fire extinguished in Moscow, 8 firefighters dead On September 23, 8 firefighters have died while trying to extinguish the fire that broke out in a plastic flower warehouse. The area of fire was 4000 m2 and 160 rescuer and [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Terrorism / Insurgency Afghanistan - Pakistan
Pakistani security forces repel border attack in Mohmand Agency and Bajaur #Breaking: Militants from across Afghan border attack in Mohmand Agency and Bajaur, Pak forces repel attacks — JAAG TV (@JaagAlerts) September 23, 2016 [...] Read more
High 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Trade agreement France - India
India signs deal to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets #BREAKING India signs deal to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets — AFP news agency (@AFP) September 23, 2016 India, France sign Rafale deal worth €7.8 billion for 36 jets https://t.co/hTJp7RdMxI — dna (@dna) September [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Natural disaster India
7 killed and 2 missing in flood in Andhra Pradesh Seven people dead and two missing after heavy rains and flooding in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh — ANI (@ANI_news) September 23, 2016 [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Terrorism / Insurgency India
6 KPLT terrorists killed in Assam Six militants killed, one jawan injured in encounter in Assam's Karbi Anglonghttps://t.co/Q4eTRmkVfm pic.twitter.com/wR6GDnnQFo — Zee News (@ZeeNews) September 23, 2016 Six Karbi People's Liberation Tiger(KPLT) terrorists neutralised in E Karbi Anglong,Assam. Arms and ammunition [...] Read more
High 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Terrorism / Insurgency Thailand
3 police officers killed in bomb attack in Krongpinang district, Yala province On September 23, 3 police officers were killed by a bomb buried beneath a road in Krongpinang district of Yala province. After the explosion, Malay insurgents opened fire at the officers from the surrounding [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Natural disaster Pakistan
1 dead, 5 wounded in 4.9 magnitude earthquake in Sindh On September 23, at least one person was killed and 5 others were wounded in a 4.9 magnitude earthquake in Sindh province. The areas affected are Nawabshah, Jamshoro, Hyderabad and Matyari.   [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Incident Published Terrorism / Insurgency India
6 KPLT militants killed in Karbi Anglong, Assam On September 23, 6 Karbi Peoples Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militants were willed in an encounter with security forces in Karbi Anglong district of Assam State.   Six KPLT militants neutralised in E Karbi Anglong, Assam. [...] Read more
Medium 23 Sep 2016 Information Published Strike Transport Travel warning Ireland
Third 48-hour bus strike to commence tomorrow morning in Dublin On September 23 to September 24 there will be no bus services across Dublin due to a third planned 48-hour strike by drivers across the city. Bus services will stop at around 9pm [...] Read more
Low 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Diplomacy Trade agreement Cuba - Japan
Japanese Prime Minister visits Cuba, expresses desire to deepen economic ties On September 22, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Cuban President Raul Castro in Cuba to discuss deepening of relations with Cuba and increase economic ties. They discussed reorganizing a deep level of [...] Read more
Low 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Crime Mexico
Mexico captures man on FBI's 10 most wanted On September 22, Fidel Urbina, who was wanted under a U.S. extradition charge, was captured by Mexican authorities in a tiny hamlet called "El Polvo" in the border state of Chihuahua. Urbina [...] Read more
High 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Economy Oil & gas Nigeria
Oil slump forces the FIRS to hunt down 700,000 firms that have never paid tax On September 22, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have said that they have hunted down over 700,000 firms that have never paid taxes - in a bid to find new revenue sources [...] Read more
High 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Cybersecurity United States
500 million Yahoo accounts stolen in a 'state sponsored' hack On September 22, internet giant Yahoo confirms that a data breach relating to 500 million user accounts took place in late 2014. Yahoo have said that the cyber attack, which is possibly one of [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Politics Jordan
Muslim Brotherhood returns with 16 seats in parliament, women claim 20 On September 22, the National Coalition for Reform alliance, constituted of the Islamic Action Front (IAF), political arm of the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood, and other prominent national figures, won at least 16 [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Transport Egypt
4 killed, 2 injured, in train accident in Assiut, upper Egypt On September 22, 4 people were killed, and 2 others wounded, when a train travelling from Cairo to Assiut crashed in Manqabad village, in the Assiut governorate, upper Egypt.   [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Terrorism / Insurgency Nigeria
15 militants and 2 soldiers dead in shootout in Borno state On September 22, at around 6.30am, Boko Haram militants engaged Nigerian soldiers at a military location in Borno state. 15 militants and 2 soldiers were killed in the shootout that ensued. The gun fight [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Aviation security Terrorism / Insurgency China - France - Russia - United Kingdom - United States
UN resolution 2309 on threats to international paece and securiy caused by terrorist acts On September 22, the UN Security Council adopted the resolution 2309 and called on all member States to work with the UN´s International Civil Aviation Organisation to strengthen aviation security measures. Enhanced screening, [...] Read more
Low 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Epidemic Saudi Arabia
5 cases of MERS-CoV reported Between August 23 and September 11 the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported five (5) additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Details of the cases A 55-year-old, national, male, [...] Read more
Low 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Epidemic Taiwan
1 dead of Enterovirus in Taiwan Enterovirus infection has killed a 2 year old girl, being the first death this year. The case had incomplete brain development and a medical history of right-sided hemiparesis and development delay. Since [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Civil war Terrorism / Insurgency War Syria
Army launches offensive to recapture rebel-held eastern Aleppo Late on September 22, the Syrian Defence Ministry declared the launching of a new large-scale military offensive to recapture rebel-controlled districts of eastern Aleppo, northern Syria. According to the statement, army forces have [...] Read more
Low 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Terrorism / Insurgency United Kingdom
A man arrested in Cardiff under terrorism suspicion On September 22, a 33 - year - old man has been arrested under suspicion of terrorism offences in Cardiff after an extensive investigation. He is in custody in central London police station [...] Read more
Low 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Civil war War Syria - Turkey
[UPDATE] At least 8 injured in IS rocket attack in Kilis, southeastern Turkey On the afternoon of September 22, at least 8 civilians were injured, mostly children, when two rockets launched from an IS-controlled zone in northern Syria landed in the centre of Kilis, border province [...] Read more
Low 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Epidemic Travel warning Timor-Leste
Toxic fish being sold in Dili This message is being issued to alert U.S. citizens residing in, or traveling to Timor-Leste that toxic fish are being sold in Dili. Local authorities have detained several individuals for smuggling fish [...] Read more
Low 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Social trouble Romania
Protest over politicians immunity in Bucharest On September 22, around 2000 protesters in Bucharest and hundreds more in other Romanian towns protested the Senate´s decision to keep the immunity of a former interior minister Gabriel Oprea and deny [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Natural disaster Transport Travel warning India
Heavy monsoon rains affecting Hyderabad and parts of Andra Pradesh Hyderabad is currently experiencing unusually heavy monsoon rains, resulting in widespread flooding across the city, and severe disruption to traffic, public transport and local infrastructure. Several major arterial roads have been damaged [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Natural disaster Travel warning Nepal
Landslide in Gorkha kills 4 On September 22 a landslide was reported in Gorkha district killing 4 people. No British nationals were involved. Local tourist police and rescue operators are providing assistance. This travel advice was issued by [...] Read more
Low 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Crime Irregular migration Egypt
4 crew members arrested after boat capsized off Egypt On September 22, 4 crew members have been arrested after boat capsized off Egypt. The crew members have been detained with the charge of being human traffickers after the boast they were guiding capsized in [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Civil unrest Transport Travel warning Israel - Palestinian territories
Update on travel advice of Route 60 The FCO advise against all but essential travel to 10km either side of Route 60 south of Gush Etzion Junction including the city of Hebron in the southern West Bank, after spike [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Crime United States
3 killed in shooting in Tennessee East Tennessee factory worker fatally shoots 2 supervisors before taking his own life, authorities say. https://t.co/FGWfKizYUM pic.twitter.com/AHOmilH3Py — ABC News (@ABC) September 23, 2016 3 dead, including gunman, after shooting at Tennessee factory https://t.co/BDAdUy8bjh — [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Civil unrest Travel warning United States
State of emergency declared on September 22 in Charlotte, North Carolina On September 22 a state of emergency was declared in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, following violent protests. You should monitor local media and follow the advice of the local authorities. This [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Irregular migration United States
US toughen stance on Haitians attempting to enter the country through Mexico On September 22, the United States Department of Homeland Security stated their intent to widen efforts to deport Haitians attempting to enter the California border through Mexico due to overwhelming numbers. The [...] Read more
Low 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Oil & gas Social trouble United States
North Dakota to spend 6 million USD policing protested pipeline On September 22, North Dakota's Emergency Commission granted the state's national guard an additional 6 million USD to help pay for policing construction of the heavily protested Dakota Access pipeline. Protesters have been [...] Read more
High 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Crime Terrorism / Insurgency Nigeria
NDPPVF threatened to bomb NNPC HQ if the former first lady is arrested On September 22, the Niger Delta Peoples Professional Volunteer Force (NDPPVF) has threatened to bomb the headquarters of the the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) if Patience Jonathan, the former first lady, is [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Crime Kenya
3 men killed in two separate robbery incidents in Nairobi On September 22, it has been reported that 2 men were killed at the Kariobangi South railway line after trying to steal a woman's handbag and another man, unrelated to the first 2, was [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Information Published Terrorism / Insurgency Morocco
4 arrested over alleged links to IS in northern Morocco On September 22, Moroccan authorities stated that the Moroccan police department had arrested 4 individuals allegedly linked to IS and suspected of planning terrorist attacks, over the past week in northern Morocco. According [...] Read more
Medium 22 Sep 2016 Incident Published Civil unrest Terrorism / Insurgency Israel - Palestinian territories
35 Palestinians under arrest in raids in east Jerusalem and West Bank On September 22, Israeli authorities stated that the Israeli military had arrested 35 Palestinians on charges of rioting, possession of weapons, stolen property and suspicions of terrorism over the last few days [...] Read more

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