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Pro-ISIS Indonesians Suspected in Medan Knife Attack
On June 25, two assailants conducted a knife attack at a provincial police headquarters compound in Medan (North Sumatra), killing one officer. The…

Jakarta Governor Election
On February 15, Indonesia will host a number of provincial and municipal elections, including a hotly contested race for the governor of Jakarta. The…

Indonesia Terrorism Cases More Than Double in 2016
Recent comments by the Indonesian Chief of Police indicated that the number of terrorism-related offenses handled by the country’s security personnel…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Surabaya (Indonesia), Temporary Closure of Bali…
On Wednesday, August 2, 2017 the U.S. Consular Agency in Bali will be temporarily closed to the public until 12:00 p. m. due to a planned…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Jakarta (Indonesia), Personal Security Awareness…
The U.S. Embassy would like to remind U.S. citizens in Indonesia that traffic accidents and incidents of crime tend to increase during the month of…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Jakarta (Indonesia), Suicide Bomb Attack at East…
According to Indonesian authorities, at approximately 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, a suicide bomb attack targeting police occurred near a bus…