20 March 2023

The National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Division issued a travel warning in which it assessed that “Iran… is continuing to advance attacks on Israeli nationals around the world both directly and via proxies that it operates”, adding: “Areas with the highest likelihood of such actions are those countries in proximity to Iran… as well as additional countries in the Mediterranean Sea basin and the Middle East, including the Kurdish area in Iraq [which Israelis are prohibited from entering]”. The NSC also noted what it described as “repeated efforts by Iranian terrorist elements to contact Israeli nationals, in Israel and abroad, online under false pretenses [including via social media] in order to attack or abduct them”.

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