Stay up to date with our most recent News Alerts by subscribing to receive the latest by email or by SMS.
Middle East/Asia: Shi’a Muslims to celebrate Arba’een October 29-31
Shi'a religious celebration of Arba’een October 29-31; major pilgrimage to Karbala (Iraq); heightened risk of attacks, increased security presence. Read more
What to watch out for this week
Spain: National rail strike October 31
Strike by the General Confederation of Labor (CGT) to affect national rail network on October 31. Read more
Guinea: Further protests in Conakry October 24, 29, 30
Demonstrators protesting alleged violation of deal over February 4 election call for further protest on October 24, 29, 30; further clashes possible. Read more
Turkey: E-visa on arrival no longer available from October 29
Turkish airports to no longer provide the services necessary to obtain an e-visa on arrival from October 29 until further notice. Read more
Portugal: National rail strike October 31
Strike by Infraestruturas de Portugal (IP) staff to affect operations on the national Camboios de Portugal rail network October 31. Read more
Philippines: Typhoon Yutu forecast to hit Luzon region October 30
Typhoon Yutu forecast to hit northern Philippines’ Luzon region October 30, causing disruptions through at least October 31. Read more
Learn more about the countries you are traveling to by browsing our country reports, with content provided by IHS.