2019-05-23: On Thursday (23 May), one civilian and one member of security forces were killed in a car bomb attack in Al-Qa'im in Al Anbar Governorate. Two security forces were injured.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.