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Egypt: Suspension of Flights

On 20 July British Airways announced that it was suspending its flights to Cairo for seven days as a security precaution. Lufthansa have announced similar measures for two flights. Other airlines may be affected. If you plan to travel to Egypt we advise you to contact your airline for further information.

Hong Kong: Ongoing Protests

Large-scale protests and demonstrations have been taking place on Hong Kong Island, in Kowloon and various suburbs in the New Territories. Acts of violence have occurred, including clashes between police and demonstrators. Protests have become more unpredictable and are expected to continue. Tourist areas have been affected. Separately, attacks by reportedly criminally-linked individuals have affected commuters in the New Territories.

Sudan: Civil Unrest

Protests have intensified in Khartoum and across Sudan. On 3 June 2019, at least 100 protesters were reportedly killed and many more injured by Sudanese security services. The security situation could deteriorate quickly.