There’s a high threat of terrorism and kidnapping. Carjacking by armed thieves can occur even during daylight hours. According to the official site
of the Bureau of Consular Affair, threats and violence against U.S. citizens persist so it’s best to avoid visiting the country right now. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office
advise against all trips to Ninewah province, Anbar province, Salah-Al-Din province, Tam’mim (Kirkuk) province and Diyala province, and against all but essential trips to the rest of Iraq.
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