News & Events

Chemical Security & Food Defense Systems (1)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is hosted a three-day workshop (February 1–3, 2016), led by a team from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and expert consultants, on “Emergency and Incident Management” to help Algerian institutions strengthen the chemical security and food defense systems in Algeria.  The workshop is being held in Algiers from. The ...
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Sports Diplomacy Brings People Together

As part of the continuing sports diplomacy collaboration between the U.S. Embassy in Algiers and the Algerian Ministry of Youth and Sports, Sports Envoys Trooper Johnson and Carlie Cook visited Algiers from February 1–5, 2016.  In partnership with the Algerian Handisport Federation, Mr. Johnson and Ms. Cook held wheelchair basketball clinics and workshops for players and coaches ...
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Temporary Suspension of Visa Requirements

Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy Algiers 19 January 2016 Dual Nationals: Temporary suspension of visa requirements  For dual national Algerian-Americans:  The Algerian government has announced that Algerian Americans holding dual nationality and who do not yet have their Algerian biometric passport may travel to Algeria simply with the U.S. passport and an Algerian National Identity Card ...
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U.S. Embassy responds to alleged cyber security sentencing

Mr. Hamza Bendelladj pled guilty on June 26, 2015 in connection with developing, distributing, and controlling SpyEye, a malicious banking trojan. Sentencing is scheduled to take place in the next few months. Cyber crimes are not a capital offense and do not receive the death penalty.  For more information please see: https://www.fbi.gov/pittsburgh/press-releases/2015/major-computer-hacking-forum-dismantled
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