US warns against travel to Israel, GazaThe United States on Monday warned Americans against traveling to Israel and the Gaza Strip, urging them to postpone any visits amid the current conflict. It has also toughened restrictions on US government staff and their families working in the country, including declaring the Old City in Jerusalem off-limits after dark until further notice. “The US Department of State warns US citizens of the risks of traveling to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza due to ongoing hostilities,” an updated travel warning said, adding it “recommends that US citizens consider the deferral of non-essential travel to Israel.” More