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OneBeat Sahara Concert and Exchange Brings 25 Musicians from North Africa and the U.S. together in the Algerian Desert

From February 21 to March 13, 2022, OneBeat Sahara will bring together 25 genre-bending musicians from seven countries in the Saharan Region and the United States to create original work collaboratively and to develop a global network of civically engaged artists.  The 25 musicians from Algeria, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia, and the United ...
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U.S. Senate Confirms Elizabeth Moore Aubin as Ambassador to Algeria

The United States Senate confirmed Elizabeth Moore Aubin as United States Ambassador to Algeria on December 17. Ambassador Aubin previously served as Embassy Algiers’ Deputy Chief of Mission from 2011-2014. She is scheduled to arrive in Algiers in early February. Ambassador Aubin’s top priorities will be to strengthen security cooperation, promote regional stability, expand U.S.-Algeria ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches Project to Restore Medracen Mausoleum 

December 23, 2020 The United States Embassy in Algeria has launched a $175,000 project to restore the Medracen Mausoleum in Batna as part of a larger cultural preservation and anti-looting partnership with the Algerian Ministry of Culture and the Arts. The project will start with an archeological review of the structural integrity of the pre-Roman ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers

Location: Algeria, countrywide Event: On December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement a one-day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers over age two coming to the United States. Regardless of vaccination status or nationality, any individual coming to the United States must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken the ...
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