Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE have urged their citizens to stay away from Lebanon, citing security concerns in a country where fighting prompted by sectarian tensions in neighbouring Syria has unsettled areas near a northern port.
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Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has downgraded its Bahrain travel advice for its citizens.
The British Embassy in Manama also announced that it would re-open today for the first time in two weeks.
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Expatriates living in Bahrain have been advised to keep their movements to a minimum and remain on high alert, as a result of the country's unrest.
They are being told to stay clear of major highways and particularly large crowds and d
Israel has lifted an advisory against its citizens visiting Turkey, seeing reduced risk of violent protests over Israel's killing of nine Turks aboard a Gaza-bound aid ship as well as an opportunity to patch up ties.
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