Near East

Algeria Security Benchmarking Survey Results
The U.S. private sector operating in Algeria faces a host of concerns in light of the dynamic security situation in North Africa. A persistent…

Houthi Takeover Deepens Uncertainty in Yemen
On February 11, the U.S. Department of State announced that operations at U.S. Embassy Sanaa were suspended and American staff at the Embassy was…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amman (Jordan), High-End Amman Malls Threatened
The U.S. Embassy has received information of a potential threat against high-end malls in Amman. The threat is judged to be credible, although the…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Algiers (Algeria), Anti-Shale Gas Demonstrations
There have been calls for demonstrations against shale gas development throughout the country, today, February 24. In Algiers, demonstrations could…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Jerusalem, Weather Closes Consulate
Due to inclement weather and road closures, all sections of the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem, including the Consular Section, will be closed…