Message for U.S. Citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information

Dear U.S. citizens in Algeria: On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four standard levels of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens

Dear U.S. citizens in Algeria: The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.   U.S. Embassy Algiers reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

December 6, 2017 As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad. This replaces the Worldwide …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel to Constantine

On February 26, 2017, terrorists conducted two attacks against police in the city of Constantine, resulting in injuries.  The Algerian government is engaged in operations to apprehend the attackers.  Pending further information, the U.S. Embassy is limiting staff travel to the wilaya (governorate) of Constantine until March 29, 2017.  We urge U.S. citizens considering travel to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Constantine October 2016 attack

In light of press reports of continuing counter-terrorism operations in the Constantine area, the U.S. Embassy will continue to restrict Embassy staff travel there through November 28.  We urge U.S. citizens considering travel to Constantine to review their plans accordingly. For further information:  See the  State Department’s travel website  for the  Worldwide CautionTravel Warning for Algeria , and  Algeria’s Country Specific Information.  Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive security messages and …

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Message to American Citizens: Constantine

According to press reports, on 28 October, terrorists killed an Algerian policeman in a restaurant in the city of Constantine.  An ISIL-affiliated group has claimed responsibility.  The Algerian government is engaged in operations to apprehend the attackers.  Pending further information, the U.S. Embassy has cancelled staff travel to Constantine for the next two weeks.  We …

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