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Israel Warns Citizens Not to Travel to 46 Countries

Israel Warns Citizens Not to Travel to 46 Countries

Thursday, 26 September, 2019 - 07:30
The dead body of a Palestinian who stabbed two Israeli soldiers is removed at the scene of the attack near the Jewish settlement of Maale Levona, near the West Bank city of Ramallah April 8, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau at the Israeli Prime Minister's Office has issued a statement banning Israeli Jews from accessing six countries and warning them from entering 40 other countries around the world -- Turkey comes on top of them.

The bureau justifies this decision with threats of intentions and plots by terrorist organizations against Jews.

There are members operating under the Islamic jihad plotting to target Jews. ISIS, al-Qaeda, Lebanese Hezbollah, and other Iranian militias admitted this, according to the statement.

There are 40 countries that Jews are urged not to be present in, including Egypt’s Sinai and all Arab states. However, they were classified based on the danger level with Sinai in the lead followed by Turkey, Jordan then some African countries such as Morocco, Tunisia, Mali, Niger, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa.

In Asia, countries which Israeli jews are urged to abstain from entering are: Thailand (south), Philippine (north), Kashmir and all countries surrounding Iran (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Armenia, and the Arabian Gulf countries).

The warning extended to Western Europe countries as well but in a lesser degree, with affirmation that ISIS and Hezbollah intend to carry out terrorist attacks against Jews specifically.

The intelligence calls on Jews to refrain from revealing their identity, boasting and checking in on the social network.

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