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Kabul Lodging Accommodations Under Attack
On March 20, four gunmen shot dead ten civilians, including four foreigners, at the Serena Hotel in Kabul, considered the city’s safest and most…

Afghan Government Announces Intention to Disband APPF
According to media reports, the Afghan Ministry of Interior announced on March 3 that it will disband the Afghan Public Protection Force (APPF), the…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Potential Attack in Jalalabad
We have learned that insurgents may be considering conducting a near-term attack against an IEC office in Jalalabad.

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Herat (Afghanistan), Consulate Herat Closed
There was an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Herat the morning of September 13. The Consulate will be closed until further notice. U.S. citizens…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Embassy Closure on Sunday,…
The Department of State has instructed certain U.S. Embassies and Consulates to remain closed or to suspend operations on Sunday, August 4. The…