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US warns against travel to UAE over drone, missile threats

The State Department updated its travel advisory following recent attacks on the United Arab Emirates carried out by Yemen's Houthi rebels.
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The US State Department renewed its travel advisory on the United Arab Emirates to warn Americans over the threat of missile and drone attacks.

The State Department had previously awarded the UAE its highest advisory level, “Level 4,” due to the Arab Gulf country’s rising number of COVID-19 cases. The update on Thursday citing the “ongoing, serious concern” of possible attacks affecting US citizens and interests in the Gulf region. 

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