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Al-Shabaab Shopping Mall Threat
On February 21, the Somalia-based Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab released a documentary-style video through its Twitter account titled The…

Attack on Paris Media Outlet
Just before noon on January 7, masked gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles opened fire inside the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical French…

France's December Attacks
On December 23, French authorities ordered the deployment of up to 300 armed troops to sensitive locations following two vehicular attacks – in Dijon…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Paris (France), Large Demonstration in Paris on…
The Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there will be a silent march in Paris on Sunday, January 11 in solidarity against this week’s terrorist…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Paris (France), Hostage Situations in Paris Region
The U.S. Embassy in Paris is aware of reports of two hostage situations in the Paris region, including one near Charles De Gaulle (CDG) airport and…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Paris (France), Today's Attack in Paris
In response to today’s attacks on the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a French newspaper, in the 11th district of Paris, the Government of France has…