Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Western Sahara. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners. You should be vigilant at all times.
The Moroccan authorities have warned of a threat linked to the growing number of Moroccans sympathetic or belonging to international terrorist organisations operating in Syria, Iraq and Libya.
There’s a heightened threat of terrorist attack globally against UK interests and British nationals, from groups or individuals motivated by the conflict in Iraq and Syria. You should be vigilant at this time.
Find out more about the global threat from terrorism, how to minimise your risk and what to do in the event of a terrorist attack.