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Travel Advice Qatar

4 June 2017 Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. There are reports of some border closures affecting road, air and sea routes between these countries and Qatar. This is likely to lead to a level of disruption, including for people travelling to and from Qatar.
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Iran: Iranian Embassy London Commences Visa Service For British Nationals

British nationals need a visa to travel to Iran. The Iranian embassy in London has confirmed that it has commenced its visa service; you should apply by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More information is available from the embassy by calling 02079375225.
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Turkey: Explosions Rock Istiklal Street Istanbul

There has been an explosion on the morning of 19 March on Istiklal Street in central Istanbul resulting in a number of deaths and injuries. You should avoid the area and follow instructions given by Turkish security forces.
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Tunisia: Curfew Lifted 4th Feb 2016 Featured

The curfew was lifted on 4 February 2016. If you choose to travel to, or remain in Tunisia you need to double check that your medical and travel insurance policy provides adequate coverage. Failure to do so could result in future issues with any claims made resulting from your stay in Tunisia.
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Bahrain: Protests 4 - 6 Feb 2016 Featured

Demonstrations and protests are planned from 4 to 6 February. There have been calls for unauthorised protests throughout the weekend. Take out comprehensive international private medical and travel insurance before you travel to Bahrain.
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Bahrain: Regional Tensions Rise Featured

Tensions in the region have risen in recent days and there is a high threat of terrorism. Be extra vigilant and avoid large crowds and any demonstrations. Take out comprehensive international private medical and travel insurance before you travel to Bahrain.
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Turkey: Reports Of An Explosion At Sabiha Gokcen Airport Featured

Reports of an explosion at Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul at around 2am on 23 December 2015; the circumstances of the incident are currently under investigation; the airport remains open. Over 2,500,000 British nationals visit Turkey every year.
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Tunisia: Exchanging Tunisian Dinars Featured

It is strictly prohibited to take Tunisian dinars out of the country. To exchange any Tunisian dinars left over at the end of your stay into Sterling or other hard currency you will need to show the receipt from the bank where you first withdrew the dinars. Please note that receipts from cash machines are not accepted.
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Tunisia: State Of Emergency Has Been Extended For 2 Months Featured

State of emergency has been extended for 2 months from 24 December until 21 February 2016. Further attacks remain highly likely, including against foreigners. Security forces are on a high state of alert in Tunis and other locations. You should be especially vigilant and avoid crowded places over the holiday period, including around Mouled (24 December), Christmas and New Year.
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