News & Events

Updates on U.S. Embassy Algiers Consular Services

U.S. Embassy Algiers Consular Section is now offering all routine consular and visa services.  Please read all information below carefully before contacting the Embassy with questions. To adhere to U.S. and Algerian government health recommendations to limit the spread of COVID-19, all persons with appointments at the U.S. Embassy must wear a mask at all ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)          Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19.      Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must ...
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Worldwide Caution : Al-Qa’ida Leader’s Death

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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U.S. – Algerian Cooperation to Develop a Shrimp Farm

Trans American Aquaculture (TAA, Hondo, Texas) and its Algerian partner, Aqua Continentale signed a Memorandum of Understanding on July 28 in Algiers to jointly develop an aquaculture farm in the Wilaya of Relizane that will produce up to 1,000 tons of shrimp for domestic consumption and export to Europe. During the signing ceremony Adam Thomas CEO of TAA said, ...
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Occidental signs $4 billion production sharing agreement with Sonatrach and other companies

On July 19, the U.S. Ambassador to Algeria, Elizabeth Aubin, attended the signing ceremony of a $4 billion production sharing agreement between Sonatrach Occidental, TotalEnergies, and ENI. This agreement is for a production and development project that will produce one billion oil equivalent barrels from the Berkine Basin in the wilaya of Ouargla. This critical ...
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