This item seen on
Patel’s excellent and historically very well informed blog, could be seen as
Israel preparing to launch a strike against Iran, or it may just be Israel’s security services showing some caution.
National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Division has issued updated travel warnings for
Israelis travelling abroad.
1. It is advised that travellers should
avoid visiting and leave the area as soon as
possible in the following high to very high-threat countries:
Algeria, Afghanistan, Chechnya, (southern Russia) Djibouti, Egypt, (especially
the Sinai peninsula), Jordan, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kashmir (northern India),
Lebanon Malaysia, Mindanao, (southern Philippines) Northern Nigeria, Pakistan,
Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Southern Thailand, Syria & Yemen.
2. Travellers should postpone
non-essential travel to: Bangladesh, Bangkok, Libya, Oman, Nigeria & south-eastern Turkey (borders with Iraq and Iran).
3. Travellers in general, should avoid
visiting the following countries: Bahrain, Chad, Kenya, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Tunisia.
4. Israeli citizens are called upon to be
especially cautious when visiting: Philippines, Turkey, Thailand, & Uzbekistan. (Sources: National Security Council
Counter-Terrorism Division, GPO).”
Of no possible importance is public unveiling of