Travel warnings issued for Middle East, including Dubai, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Oman and Tunisia

By Linsey McNeill
15/04/2024
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The Foreign Office has issued a fresh warning for travellers to the Middle East following an escalation of tensions in the region.

On Friday (12 April), it updated its advice for multiple destinations including Egypt, the UAE (including Dubai), Jordan, Israel, Morocco, Oman and Tunsia.

The Foreign Office (FCDO) said there was ‘rising tension between Iran and Israel’ and said any military action could escalate quickly and could pose risks for the wider region’.

It added: “If you are in the region, or considering travel to the region, monitor news updates and continue to check FCDO travel advice for updates.”

On Saturday (13 April), Iran fired hundreds of missiles and drones into Israel, of which Israel said 99% were intercepted.

On Sunday, the FCDO further updated its advice for travel to the Middle East, saying: “On 13 April 2024 Iran carried out military action against Israel.

“Monitor this travel advice and other media as the situation is changing fast. Follow and contact FCDO travel on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. You can also get email notifications when this travel advice is updated.”

Its latest advice also includes travel to Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and other countries in the Middle East.

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