Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel and Repatriation Assistance

Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel and Repatriation Assistance March 22, 2020   The U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia, understands that U.S. citizen travelers have been affected by the suspension of international flights and the closure of Tunisian commercial airspace.    If you are interested in being contacted in the event that additional flights or repatriation …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Tunis Observing Regular Business Hours Monday, March 9

The U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia, will observe regular business hours and access procedures on Monday, March 9. For additional information: U.S. Embassy Tunis, Tunisia Address:  Berges du Lac, 1053 Tunis Phone number:  +216 71 107 000, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; the after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +216 71 107 000. Email address:   libyaacs@state.gov

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Security Alert – U.S. Libya External Office – January 31, 2020

Event:  Continued fighting in and around Tripoli and the steady involvement of foreign forces and mercenaries has further heightened the risk to all civil aviation in Libyan airspace to a critical level and resulted in periodic closures of the Mitiga International Airport, the only functioning commercial airport in the capital.  On January 22, 2020, the …

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Security Alert – U.S. Libya External Office – January 7, 2020 – Heightened Middle East Tensions

Event: In light of heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, the U.S. Libya External Office reminds U.S. citizens of the April 2019 Department of State Travel Advisory warning U.S. citizens against all travel to Libya and recommending that U.S. citizens currently in Libya depart immediately.  The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency or …

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Security Alert: Heightened Risk to Civil Aviation in Libyan Airspace

Location:  Libya Event:  Continued fighting around Tripoli and the increased involvement of foreign forces and mercenaries has heightened the risk to civil aviation in Libyan airspace.  On October 23, 2019, the Federal Aviation Administration prohibited U.S. civil flight operations at all altitudes in the territory and airspace of Libya, noting an unacceptable risk to civil aviation …

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 Security Alert – U.S. Libya External Office in Tunis – April 6, 2019

Location:  Disparate locations in Libya Event:  There are reports of heavy fighting between Libyan National Army (LNA)-aligned and Government of National Accord (GNA)-aligned forces. Fighting is expected to intensify and may affect the entire country. The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency or routine assistance to U.S. citizens in Libya, as the U.S. Embassy …

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Security Alert – Libya Exterior Office in Tunis

Location: Tripoli, Libya Event: Warning of an imminent attack on a vital national institution in Tripoli on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  Open source reports have indicated that the area of theCentral Post Office on Zawiyah Street was cordoned off after possible improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were discovered. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas around government buildings and other national institutions, …

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