Near East

Transportation Security in Tripoli
Transportation safety in Libya, particularly the capital city of Tripoli, remains a vital security concern for OSAC Constituents since the 2011 civil…

Tripoli Transportation Security Benchmarking Survey
Transportation safety in Libya, particularly the capital city of Tripoli, has remained a vital security concern for OSAC Constituents. Constituents…

Evolving Terrorist Threat in Egypt: Ansar Beit al-Maqdis
On February 16, extremists bombed a tourist bus carrying 33 South Korean tourists in Taba, Sinai Peninsula, killing two South Koreans and the…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Baghdad (Iraq), Anniversary of the Fall of Saddam's…
On the eve of the anniversary of the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime on April 9, 2003, the U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to restrict movements…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Baghdad (Iraq), Warning regarding Baghdad…
Due to specific threat information, U.S. government and U.S. Embassy-affiliated personnel have been prohibited from using the Baghdad International…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Algiers (Algeria), Demonstration in Place Audin
On the morning of Saturday, March 1, there is a demonstration planned at Place Audin, near La Grande Poste) as a reaction to the Algerian President…