Safety and security alert for Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates

The U.K. government has issued a notice of risk of terrorist attack for Qatar, Oman Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. In the past, tourists and expatriates have been intentionally targeted for kidnapping and assassination. Areas that are sometimes targeted are shopping areas, large events, restaurants, bars and nightclubs, religious sites and churches, and beaches.

Advice For Travellers

It is recommended that travellers avoid large gatherings or demonstrations. Exercise caution and be aware of your surroundings in the areas listed above. Have a security plan in place.