Security Reminders

Given the launch of the Department of State’s new Travel Advisory System today as well as the recent events throughout Tunisia, the U.S. Embassy in Tunis reminds American citizens residing in and visiting Tunisia to exercise caution, avoid demonstrations and crowds, and monitor local media for breaking events. You may find the Travel Advisory for ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder The U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia informs American citizens that due to protests occurring in Tunisia focused on the United States, the U.S. Embassy will be closing early on Friday, December 8, 2017. American citizens are reminded to review their personal security plans; remain aware of their ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

The U.S. Embassy in Tunis reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security.  Review your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings, including local events; and monitor local news for updates.  Maintain a high-level of vigilance, take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security and follow instructions of local authorities.  ...
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Tunisia Travel Warning

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to southeastern Tunisia along the Libyan border as well as certain mountainous areas in the country’s west, due to the threat of terrorism.  This replaces the Travel Warning issued September 29, 2016. Terrorist attacks have previously targeted Tunisian government and security forces and popular ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Security Message for U.S. Citizens In light of the upcoming Easter holiday and recent terrorist attacks which targeted religious institutions in Egypt, U.S. Embassy personnel have been advised to maintain a heightened state of alert, to avoid crowds and demonstrations, and understand that places of worship may be targets over the upcoming Easter holiday.  U.S. citizens ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Security Message for U.S. Citizens Guidance for Residents and Visitors on Civil Disturbances in South Tunisia   The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens visiting or resident in Southeast Tunisia to ongoing reports of civil disturbances, strikes and protests, including in the Tataouine Governorate, which has resulted in clashes between police and protestors, blocked roads, and ...
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Tunisia Travel Warning

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to southeastern Tunisia along the Libyan border as well as the mountainous areas in the country’s west due to the threat of terrorism.   A March 7 attack by ISIL-affiliated militants in the southeastern border town of Ben Guerdane resulted in the deaths of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Guidance for Residents and Visitors on Civil Unrest

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens visiting or resident in Tunisia to ongoing reports of civil disturbances and protests at a number of locations in the country, including in the greater Tunis area. The U.S. Embassy will continue to provide updates and guidance as appropriate to events. In view of these protests, U.S. citizens are ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Supplemental Holiday Security Guidance, Tunisia Mall

Pursuant to the recent Security Message for U.S. Citizens in Tunisia that was published on Thursday, December 17, 2015 we wish to advise you that a report of unknown credibility indicates the possibility of a terrorist attack at the Tunisia Mall in Berges du Lac on Sunday, December 20, 2015.  We advise you to avoid ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security Guidance and Revised Country Information

The Embassy of the United States in Tunis alerts U.S. citizens traveling or residing in Tunisia of the heightened security threat during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period.  The Department of State notes that threats to U.S. citizens may temporarily increase during holidays and anniversaries of significant events.  Further, as described in various media ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Explosion Reported in Central Tunis

Social media, local news, and U.S. Embassy police contacts confirm an explosion on a police bus on Avenue Mohammed V between Iraq Street and Saudi Arabia Street, adjacent to the Tunisian Central Bank.  According to media reports, there are multiple deaths and injuries.  U.S. Embassy personnel have been advised to avoid central Tunis, including the ...
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Security Message for U.S. citizens: Road Closure and Embassy Public Services on Friday, September 11

The Embassy of the United States in Tunis alerts U.S. citizens traveling or residing in Tunisia to the publicly reported closure of Avenue Habib Bourguiba, a main downtown artery, until Monday, September 14 for security reasons.  The Ministry of the Interior has also announced a ban on all demonstrations for security reasons, citing threats against ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Terrorist Attack in Tunisia

The U.S. Embassy wishes to alert U.S. citizens to a terrorist attack in Tunisia around the Kantaoui area at the Imperial Riu Marhaba and Soviva hotels in Sousse. The U.S. Embassy reiterates our standing guidance that U.S. citizens in Tunisia should exercise caution when frequenting public venues that are visited by large numbers of foreigners, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Awareness Reminder for Tunisian Independence Day and Following the Bardo Museum Attack

The U.S. Embassy Tunis informs U.S. citizens of the importance of increased vigilance in light of the March 18 attack on the Bardo Museum in Tunis and of Tunisian Independence Day on Friday, March 20. Tunisian security forces will continue to maintain a high state of vigilance. The U.S. Embassy reiterates our standing guidance that ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Ongoing Security Situation at Bardo Museum and Surrounding Area

The U.S. Embassy wishes to alert U.S. citizens to an ongoing security situation around the Bardo Museum in downtown Tunis.  The U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens to avoid the Bardo Museum and surrounding vicinity, which includes the parliament. U.S. citizens are reminded to exercise caution and avoid areas where large gatherings may occur.  Even demonstrations ...
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