Security threat for hotels in Baghdad, Iraq

On February 6, 2017, the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad issued a safety alert of a credible terrorist threat against hotels frequented by Westerners in Baghdad. The U.S. government considers the threat to be serious enough to limit movements of government personnel and require them to live under strict security guidelines.

Advice For Travellers

Anyone travelling to Baghdad should be aware of the threat against hotels that Westerners frequent. Be vigilant and aware of your surroundings. Take steps to enhance personal security.

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