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Security Snapshot: Opening of the Ethiopia-Eritrea Border
On September 11, Ethiopia and Eritrea opened two key border crossings for the first time since conflict at their shared border caused them to close…

Unrest in Ethiopia's Somali Regional State
Civil unrest and widespread violence broke out in Jijiga and other areas of Ethiopia’s volatile eastern Somali Regional State on August 3, and…

Anti-government Protests and State of Emergency in Ethiopia
On February 16, the Government of Ethiopia declared a State of Emergency in response to ongoing anti-government protests throughout the country. The…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Embassy Closed September 19
On September 19, the U.S. Embassy will be closed for routine services in anticipation of protests planned throughout Addis Ababa. Embassy employees…

Security Alert: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Protest
The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor reports of protests, civil unrest, and violence throughout Addis Ababa, with police deployed in response.

Security Alert: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Continued Protest & Closures
The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor reports of protests, civil unrest, and violence throughout Addis Ababa, with police deployed in response. …