Iraq – Level 4: Do Not Travel.
Do not travel to Iraq due to terrorism, kidnapping, armed conflict, the Global Health Advisory, and Mission Iraq’s limited capacity to provide support to U.S.
Numerous terrorist and insurgent groups are active in Iraq and regularly attack both Iraqi security forces and civilians
Is it safe to travel to Iraq right now?
The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to Iraq. Travel within Iraq remains very dangerous, and the ability of the Embassy to assist U.S. citizens facing difficulty is extremely limited. U.S. citizens in Iraq are at high risk for kidnapping and terrorist violence.
Is it safe to visit Iraq 2019?
However, there is still a risk of terrorist attacks and kidnap across the country. You should remain vigilant and monitor media reports. Security map from March 2019 from The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). Be aware that Iraq, like any other place that has recently been a war zone, has minefields everywhere.
Is Baghdad safe in 2020?
Baghdad, unfortunately, isn’t too safe to travel to. However, since Baghdad is a huge city, there are very safe areas and some that aren’t. If you’re going to stroll along ordinary streets of Baghdad, wear clothes that don’t distinguish you from others, because it might make others have wrong assumptions about you.
Is northern Iraq safe to visit?
Do not travel to Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, due to the volatile security situation and very high risk of violence, armed conflict, kidnapping and terrorist attack.