Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.   U.S. Embassy Doha reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Aviation Security Enhancement

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in consultation with relevant Departments and Agencies, has determined it is prudent to enhance security, to include airport security procedures for passengers at certain last point of departure airports to the United States.  These enhancements include more stringent measures applied to 10 specific airports, to include Hamad International Airport. The ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Overseas Voting 2017

U.S. Embassy Doha Message for U.S. Citizens Just voted in November?  Still traveling or living overseas?  You should register and request your absentee ballot to vote again in 2017 to ensure your election office knows where to send your ballot for any upcoming special elections for federal office. Some states are also holding gubernatorial or other ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens regarding Returned Voted Ballots

U.S. Embassy Doha, Qatar Message for U.S. Citizens Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots 6 October 2016 Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials ...
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Security Message: Safety Alert

The U.S. Embassy takes this opportunity to remind U.S. citizens in Qatar that places Westerners frequent, such as hotels and malls, remain targets for extremists, especially as the end of Ramadan and Eid approach.  All U.S. citizens residing in or visiting Qatar should remain vigilant regarding their personal security and alert to local security developments.  ...
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