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Are there personal security concerns to be aware of at this post? Please describe.

Yes! Russia is our northern neighbor and Iran is our southern neighbor. - Jul 4, 2015
This is a very safe country for foreigners, since it is a police state. There are cameras everywhere and the governments takes no pains to hide them so everyone knows that they are watching and acts accordingly. That said, all embassy houses have bars on the windows and security systems. - Jan 29, 2013
Yes. Not suggested to go out alone or with a group of ladies after 10pm downtown. Make sure you are up to date with RSO of anything you should be aware of. - Dec 22, 2011
No, as long as you follow the RSO guidelines. - Sep 9, 2010
Not overt. This is a very chauvinistic society, though, and women drivers are treated with hostility. - Aug 21, 2010
My family and I feel very safe here, even walking in the city late at night. Use common sense as you would in any city. - Oct 1, 2009
i haven"t come across any yet. - Nov 5, 2008
No real obvious concerns. You should treat this as you would any other city worldwide. Use caution, don't walk alone after dark. Make sure someone knows where you are going, etc. - Sep 29, 2008
No - I always felt incredibly safe despite the intense stares. - Sep 9, 2008