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Somalia: Travel Advisory Remains Level 4 – Do Not Travel

The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for Somalia on July 9, 2018.  The Department continues to advise travelers to not travel to Somalia.  This replaces the previous Travel Advisory issued on January 10, 2018. The full text of the new Travel Advisory is as follows: Somalia – Level 4: Do Not Travel Do ...
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United States Condemns Terrorist Attack on Ministries of Interior and Internal Security

The United States condemns the July 7 terrorist attack on the Ministries of Interior and Internal Security in Mogadishu and sends condolences to the families and friends of those killed and wounded. We commend the response of the Somali security forces that quickly ended the attack and restored order. Al-Shabaab’s attacks on Somali civilians striving ...
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On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr

On behalf of the entire United States Mission to Somalia, the Chargé d’Affaires extends to all Somalis in Somalia and around the world best wishes on the joyful occasion of Eid al-Fitr.  At the conclusion of Ramadan, a month of refection and fasting, this day of celebration offers the opportunity to reflect on our shared ...
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Chargé d’Affairs Extends Condolences on the Death of United States Military Service Member

On behalf of the entire U.S. Mission to Somalia, the Chargé d’Affairs extends heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the United States military service member killed in Somalia on June 8. The U.S. military works closely with Somali military and security forces and other African colleagues to bring stability to Somalia, and ...
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