Message to U.S. Citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information

U.S. Embassy Khartoum 08 January 2018 On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts. Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.   U.S. Embassy Khartoum reminds U.S. citizens of the continuing need for caution and awareness of personal security. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Khartoum reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Precautions on July 14

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that Embassy personnel have been instructed to avoid unnecessary movements and remain at home on Friday, July 14.  This action is a precautionary measure following the announcement of an extended sanction review period.  The Embassy is not aware of any reports of planned protests or demonstrations. Even demonstrations intended ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Confirmed Cases of Cholera in Sudan

The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that there are confirmed reports of cholera cases in some areas of Sudan, including the greater Khartoum metropolitan area, that have resulted in fatalities. This is a reminder to follow hand hygiene practices, and to consume safe food and water. Those who will be far away from ...
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U.S. Embassy Khartoum reiterates that the United States has made its position with respect to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s travel clear.

In response to rumors recently circulating in the media, U.S. Embassy Khartoum reiterates that the United States has made its position with respect to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s travel clear. We oppose invitations, facilitation, or support for travel by any person subject to outstanding International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrants, including President Bashir. Also, there ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens

November 8, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that the Government of Sudan recently released an announcement regarding the lifting of state subsidies on certain consumer commodities.  In addition, the government has reportedly taken measures to prevent or disrupt activities to protest the measures. Review your personal security plans, remain aware of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Demonstrations

July 21, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that a possible demonstration has been organized by the Sudanese Turkish Friendship Society to begin after Friday prayers on July 22, 2016, beginning at the Grand Mosque in Khartoum and ending at the Turkish Embassy. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violent University Protests

April 28, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens in Sudan that there have been incidents of violence at several universities in Khartoum, including disputes over plans to sell university land, and conflict between rival political groups that resulted in the death of a student. As a result of ongoing unrest, the Embassy ...
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Worldwide Travel Alert

November 23, 2015 The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions. These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics, using conventional and non-conventional weapons ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest at Egyptian Embassy

November 18, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that Sudanese social media sites are calling on people to gather tomorrow, November 19 at 10:00 a.m. outside the Egyptian Embassy in Khartoum to protest the treatment of Sudanese citizens in Egypt and demand the immediate withdrawal of the Sudanese Ambassador in Cairo. Some ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Reminder

September 9, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that from September 10 – 12 all non-essential travel outside of Khartoum by embassy personnel has been temporarily suspended. This is a precautionary measure because of the upcoming September 11 anniversary. Please remain vigilant and maintain your situational awareness for any signs of suspicious ...
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Sudan Travel Warning

June 15, 2015 The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Sudan. We urge U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to the Darfur region of Sudan, and to Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states, and advise U.S. citizens to consider carefully the risks of travel in other areas of Sudan. This ...
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