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Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria   Event: October 29 Holiday (Mawlid, the Prophet’s birthday) and November 1 (Anniversary of the Revolution and Constitutional Referendum Vote)   Thursday, October 29, is a national holiday commemorating Mawlid al Nabi, the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday.  This occasion is typically celebrated with outdoor events, fireworks, and religious gatherings.   As security forces continue to enforce COVID-19 prevention measures, there may be an increased security presence in downtown areas.   Sunday, November 1, is ...
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Joint Statement of the United States, the Republic of Sudan, and the State of Israel

Issued on: October 23, 2020 President Donald J. Trump, Sudanese Chairman of the Sovereignty Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke today to discuss Sudan’s historic progress towards democracy and opportunities to advance peace in the region. After decades of living under a brutal dictatorship, the people ...
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USS Roosevelt Arrives in Algiers

The Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) conducted a port visit in Algiers, Algeria, Oct. 18. “Algeria plays a central role in the security of the Mediterranean,” said Rear Adm. Michael Baze, director of maritime headquarters, U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa. “We look forward to strengthening our maritime ties with Algeria to ...
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