Is #Dubai safe as #Iran tensions rocket? FCO issues latest travel warning amid ...

WORLD War Three seems a terrifying eventuality at the moment as tensions between Iran and the USA boil following the killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. With so much instability in the Middle East - how safe is it to visit Dubai?

PUBLISHED: 09:42, Tue, Jan 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 10:00, Tue, Jan 7, 2020

World War Three is something very few want to come to pass but with tensions erupting in Iran could it be on the cards? The instability in the Middle East has led the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update their travel warning to the region. Dubai is one Middle Eastern destination which is hugely popular with Britons for holidays.

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However, is it safe to jet off to the UAE given the current fractured climate?

This is the latest travel advice from the FCO on Dubai travel.

“Following the death of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in a US strike in Baghdad on 3 January, the incident has led to increased tensions in the region,” said the FCO.

“There is a possibility of an increased threat against Western interests and the security situation could worsen with little warning.

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dubai ww3 world war iran news holidays 2020 foreign office advice travelWW3: The instability in the Middle East has led the FCO to update travel warnings (Image: Getty Images)

dubai ww3 world war iran news holidays 2020 foreign office advice travelDubai is one Middle Eastern destination which is hugely popular with Britons for holidays (Image: Getty Images)

“You should remain vigilant and keep up to date with the latest developments.”

Terrorists are classed as “likely” to carry out attacks in the UAE.

The terror threat warning scale was developed by the Foreign Office working in partnership with the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre and the Security Service (MI5), and using national security information

The FCO urges British holidaymakers to “take out

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