Obama Administration Issues Travel Warning to Israel

The Right Scoop
2/18/2015

According to the Israeli version of YNET News, the State Department has issued a travel warning to Israel, specifically to Jerusalem. Below is the Google Translate version of the article:

The US State Department issued a travel warning for Americans who travel to Israel, with an emphasis on visits to Jerusalem. “The security situation can change from day to day, depending on the state and regional peace. There is a danger of political tension and violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank will bring your injuries and even death American citizens,” reads the warning.

American publication states that the security situation in Tel Aviv and Haifa similar to other major cities in the world and travel warnings related to visiting Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza.

The full writeup on this travel warning is here at the State Department’s website.

Prior travel warnings by the State Department this year have been issued to Yemen, Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Nigeria, Liberia, Libya, Iran, Ukraine and other African nations.

So now all of a sudden Israel is on the list?

 

 
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