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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…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Peace Corps Evacuation
The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the Peace Corps, acting with an abundance of caution, and considering the unique circumstances of Peace…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Security Awareness…
The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to take proactive steps to enhance their personal security. In light of terrorist attacks at downtown public…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Recent Attack at the Istanbul Restaurant,…
The U.S. Embassy has lifted the order to shelter in place for embassy personnel. The Embassy continues to urge U.S. citizens to avoid downtown…