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VBIED Attacks in Mogadishu
On Saturday, October 14, two vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) exploded in downtown Mogadishu, killing hundreds of civilians and…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Mogadishu (Somalia), Upcoming Relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel
Extremists may use the upcoming relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to target U.S. citizens. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics. They…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Mogadishu (Somalia), Personal Security Reminder
The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel may spark protests, some of which have the potential to…

Message for U.S. Citizens: Mogadishu (Somalia), Resumption of Travel to Mogadishu
Official personnel of the U.S. Mission to Somalia resumed travel to Mogadishu as of Wednesday, November 15, 2017.