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AQIM Threat to Western Companies
In early May, al-Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) issued a threat against Western companies operating anywhere from “Libya to Mauritania,”…

Violent Crime Spate Affects Aid Organizations in Bamako
Several incidents of violent crime affecting humanitarian organizations have occurred in Bamako, Mali’s capital, since March. Such events are not…

Ouagadougou Attack: The Sahel Terrorist Threat Evolves
On March 2, assailants carried out simultaneous, complex attacks on the Burkinabé Military General Staff Headquarters (Army HQ) and French Embassy in…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Bamako (Mali), Potential Violence Around Presidential Elections
The potential for violence is heightened on and around Mali’s presidential elections scheduled for July 29, 2018. While the most recent…

Demonstration Alert: Bamako (Mali), Announced Demonstration for June 8
Demonstrations are expected to take place on June 8 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Opposition groups intend a peaceful march from Place de la Liberte to…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Bamako (Mali), Ongoing Demonstrations in Bamako on…
The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a violent demonstration is currently taking place today, Tuesday, December 5, in the area of the National…