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ISIS Group Emerges in Africa's Sahel Region
After three increasingly complex attacks across the Sahel, a splinter faction of an al Qa'ida-linked group that pledged allegiance to ISIS in 2015…

The Lake Chad Region's Crime-Terror Nexus
Boko Haram’s reemergence and subsequent resilience can be attributed in large part to the Lake Chad region’s illicit economy and proliferation of…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Niamey (Niger), Terrorist Groups may be Targeting…
The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that terrorist groups may be targeting Westerners in Niger’s Diffa region for kidnapping.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Niamey (Niger), Threat of Kidnapping in Diffa
The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that terrorist groups may be targeting western humanitarian workers in Niger’s Diffa region for kidnapping.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Niamey (Niger), Students Planning Country-Wide…
U.S. Embassy Niamey informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place throughout Niger from April 10, 2017 to April 12, 2017.