Israel Releases Passover Travel Advisories for 31 Countries

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - Iran and Hizbullah continue to pose a terrorist threat to Israeli and Jewish targets abroad, the Counter-Terrorism Bureau in the Prime Minister's Office said Monday. The travel advisory, issued before Passover, placed 31 countries and eight regions inside other countries on the warning list. Israelis were told not to travel at all, and to leave immediately, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Yemen, Syria, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, and Tunisia. Israelis should also leave the Sinai, southern Thailand, the southern Philippines, eastern Senegal, the Kashmir region in northern India, northern Nigeria, Chechnya, and parts of Kenya. Israelis were advised to avoid Egypt, Jordan, and the Persian Gulf states. Turkey and Morocco were countries where non-essential travel should be avoided.

2014-04-02 00:00:00

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