Embassy Nouakchott Health

Location:  Mauritania Event: As of 07 August 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 6,418 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The Travel Advisory for Mauritania has been downgraded to Level 3 – Reconsider Travel. You may view Mauritania’s Travel Advisory here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Mauritania.html Most airlines have resumed travel (with layovers) from Nouakchott to various airports in the United States. Travelers should book their tickets directly …

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Embassy Nouakchott Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: As of 29 July 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 6,249 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: On 02 August 2020, several airlines are scheduled to begin flying from Nouakchott to various airports in the United States. At this time, only U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (i.e. green card holders) may transit through Paris to the United States. Please …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: As of 13 July 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 5,923 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: Air France is conducting one-way flights from Nouakchott to Paris every week until the end of July. From Paris, there will be connecting flights to various airports in the United States. Travelers must purchase tickets directly from the Air France/Prestair office, which is located on the south …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: As of 13 July 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 5,446 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: Air France is conducting one-way flights from Nouakchott to Paris every week until the end of July. From Paris, there will be connecting flights to various airports in the United States. Travelers must purchase tickets directly from the Air France/Prestair office, which is located on the south …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania       Event: As of 06 July 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 4,827 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania.        IMPORTANT: Air France is scheduled to conduct one-way flights from Nouakchott to Paris every week until the end of July. From Paris, there will be connecting flights to various airports in the United States.    Travelers must purchase tickets directly from the Air France/Prestair office, …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event:  As of 25 June 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 3,519 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: As of today, 25 June 2020, other than one Air France flight scheduled for 03 July 2020, there are no commercial flights currently scheduled for July.  The embassy will post options for U.S. citizens to return to the United States as soon …

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Embassy Nouakchott Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event:  As of 24 June 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 3,292 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: Air France is scheduled to conduct one-way flights from Nouakchott to Paris every Thursday until the end of July. From Paris, there will be connecting flights to various airports in the United States. Travelers must purchase tickets directly from the Air France/Prestair office, which is …

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Embassy Nouakchottt Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: As of 17 June 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,057 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: Air France is conducting one-way flights from Nouakchott to Paris every Thursday until the end of July. From Paris, there will be connecting flights to various airports in the United States. Travelers must purchase tickets directly from the Air France/Prestair office, which is located on the south …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania       Event: As of 10 June 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 1,162 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania.        IMPORTANT: The are no evacuation flights from Mauritania scheduled at this time.   Air France is conduct one-way flights from Nouakchott to Paris every Thursday until the end of July. From Paris, there will be connecting flights to various airports in the United States.     Travelers must purchase …

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Embassy Nouakchott Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: As of 03 June 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 668 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The are no evacuation flights from Mauritania scheduled at this time, but Air France will conduct one-way flights to Paris on June 4 and on June 11. From Paris, there will be connecting flights to various airports in the United States. Travelers must purchase tickets directly from the Air France/Prestair office, …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event:  As of 27 May 2020, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 262 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The are no evacuation flights from Mauritania scheduled at this time, but Air France will conduct one-way flights to Paris for each of the next three Thursdays. From Paris, there will be connecting flights to various airports in the United States. Travelers must purchase …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 81 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The are no evacuation flights scheduled at this time, but Air France will be opening one-way flights to Paris for each of the next four Thursdays. There will be connecting flights to various airports in the United States. Travelers must purchase tickets directly from the Air France/Prestair office, which is located …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed 16 cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The are no evacuation flights scheduled at this time.  Please send an email to  consularnkc@state.gov  if you have questions about returning to the United States. The Government of Mauritania has instituted a curfew every day from 11:00 PM to 6:00 AM every day.  The embassy encourages all U.S. citizens to abide …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed seven cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The are no more evacuation flights scheduled at this time. Please email consularnkc@state.gov if you have questions about returning to the United States. The Government of Mauritania has adjusted its curfew times effective today, 24 April 2020. The curfew is currently effective from 9 PM to 6 AM …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed seven cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The are no more evacuation flights scheduled at this time. Please email consularnkc@state.gov if you have questions about returning to the United States. The Government of Mauritania is restricting internal travel for private citizens effective immediately. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed seven cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The are no more evacuation flights scheduled at this time. Please email consularnkc@state.gov if you have questions about returning to the United States. The Government of Mauritania is restricting internal travel for private citizens effective immediately. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed seven cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The U.S. has arranged a flight to the United States. It will depart on Friday, April 10. Passengers for this flight should be at the airport by 10 AM for ticketing and administrative tasks. Please email consularnkc@state.gov or call the duty officer at 3662-8163 if you have questions …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The U.S. has arranged a flight to the United States. It will depart on Friday, April 10. Passengers for this flight should be at the airport by 10 AM for boarding and administrative tasks. Please email consularnkc@state.gov or call the duty officer at 3662-8163 if you have …

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The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. 

Location:  Mauritania   Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The U.S. has arranged a flight to the United States. It will depart on Friday, April 10.  Unfortunately, we have not been able to confirm a boarding time or a departure time. Please stay tuned. We hope to have more information soon. Please email consularnkc@state.gov or call …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania.   IMPORTANT: The U.S. has arranged a new flight to the United States. It will depart on Friday, April 10 at 2:35 PM. Please be at the airport at 11:00 AM (or earlier). The fight is scheduled to arrive at Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. on Friday, …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The U.S. embassy is working tirelessly to schedule a new flight to the United States. We are hoping to schedule it for April 9-12. If you have already contacted the U.S. Embassy about being on the flight to the United States, please being a photocopy of your …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The U.S. embassy is working tirelessly to schedule a new flight to the United States. We are hoping to schedule it for April 9-12. Please email consularnkc@state.gov or call the duty officer at 3662-8163, if you have any questions about this flight. The Government of Mauritania is restricting …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

April 6, 2020 Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The U.S. embassy is working tirelessly to schedule a new flight to the United States. We are hoping to schedule it for April 9-12. Please email consularnkc@state.gov or call the duty officer at 3662-8163, if you have any questions about this flight. The Government …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania  Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The flight to the United States that was scheduled for Monday, April 6 has been canceled. It will be rescheduled during the week of April 7-10. Please email consularnkc@state.gov or call the duty officer at 2662-8163, if you have any questions. The Government of Mauritania is restricting …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania  Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The flight to the United States that was scheduled for Monday, April 6 has been canceled. It will be rescheduled during the week of April 7-10. Please email consularnkc@state.gov or call the duty officer at 2662-8163, if you have any questions. The Government of Mauritania is restricting …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The flight that was scheduled for Monday, April 6 has been canceled. It will be rescheduled during the week of April 7-10. Please call consularnkc@state.gov or call the duty officer at 2662-8163, if you have any questions. The Government of Mauritania is restricting internal travel for private …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The flight that was scheduled for Monday, April 6 has been canceled. It will be rescheduled during the week of April 7-10. Please call consularnkc@state.gov or call the duty officer at 2662-8163, if you have any questions. The Government of Mauritania is restricting internal travel for private …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The U.S. Embassy in Mauritania has arranged a new flight to go to the United States on the morning of Monday, April 6. Any U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident who would like to depart must contact the U.S. embassy immediately at consularnkc@state.gov or call the duty …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Mauritania

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The U.S. Embassy in Mauritania regrets that tomorrow’s special chartered flight scheduled to return to the United States has been delayed. We expect there will be a new flight on the morning of April 6. We regret any inconvenience that this may cause to the individuals involved. …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania  Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The U.S. Embassy in Mauritania regrets that the special chartered flight scheduled to return several American citizens and Legal Permanent Residents to the United States has been delayed. We will communicate a new date and time once that information becomes available. We regret any inconvenience that this …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Mauritania

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: There is a charter flight schedule to depart from Nouakchott Airport on Friday, April 3, with a tentative 12:15 PM departure time. The flight will end in Washington D.C. at Dulles International Airport. Passengers who need to fly to other destinations inside the United States will make …

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Mauritania – Health Alert (March 31, 2020)

Location:  Mauritania   Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: There is a charter flight schedule to depart from Nouakchott Airport on Friday, April 3, with a tentative 12:15 PM departure time. Any U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident who would like to depart on this flight must contact the U.S. embassy immediately at consularnkc@state.gov or call …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania   Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: There is a charter flight schedule to depart from Nouakchott Airport on Friday, April 3, with a tentative 12:15 PM departure time. Any U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident who would like to depart on this flight must contact the U.S. embassy immediately at consularnkc@state.gov or call …

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Location:  Mauritania   Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: There is a charter flight schedule to depart from Nouakchott Airport on Friday, April 3, with a tentative 12:15 PM departure time. Any U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident who would like to depart on this flight must contact the U.S. embassy immediately at consularnkc@state.gov or call …

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Mauritania – Health Alert March 30, 2020

Location:  Mauritania   Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed five cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. IMPORTANT: The flight that was scheduled to leave on Thursday has been moved to Friday, April 3, with a tentative 12:15 PM departure time. Any U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident who would like to depart on this flight must contact the U.S. embassy immediately at consularnkc@state.gov or …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed five cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The Department of State and the U.S. Embassy are arranging a special flight for U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (green card holders) on Thursday, April 2 to Washington, DC. Any U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident who would like to depart on this flight must contact the U.S. embassy …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed five cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The Government of Mauritania has implemented a restriction on internal travel for private citizens effective today, March 29 at 12:00 (noon).  The embassy recommends that any American citizen who is considering leaving Mauritania travel to Nouakchott before the restrictions go into effect. It will be very difficult to …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania  Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed five cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The Government of Mauritania has implemented a restriction on internal travel for private citizens effective today, March 29 at 12:00 (noon).  The embassy recommends that any American citizen who is considering leaving Mauritania travel to Nouakchott before the restrictions go into effect. It will be very difficult to …

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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania  Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed five cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The Government of Mauritania will implement a restriction on internal travel for private citizens starting tomorrow at 1200 (noon). The embassy recommends that any American citizen who is considering leaving Mauritania travel to Nouakchott before the restrictions go into effect. It will be very difficult to reach Nouakchott, …

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Health Alert: Mauritania (March 28, 2020)

Location:  Mauritania   Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The government of Mauritania has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Schools and universities are closed until 06 April 2020. Sporting events, festivals, and all gatherings have been banned. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 AM every day. The U.S. embassy has changed its operating hours to comply …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania (27 March 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania (27 March 2020) Location:  Mauritania  Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The government of Mauritania has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Schools and universities are closed until 06 April 2020. Sporting events, festivals, and all gatherings have been banned. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 AM every day. The U.S. embassy has …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The government of Mauritania has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Schools and universities are closed until 06 April 2020. Sporting events, festivals, and all gatherings have been banned. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 AM every day. The U.S. embassy has changed its operating …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The government of Mauritania has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Schools and universities are closed until 06 April 2020. Sporting events, festivals, and all gatherings have been banned. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 AM every day. The U.S. embassy has changed its operating hours …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The government of Mauritania has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Schools and universities are closed until 06 April 2020. Sporting events, festivals, and all gatherings have been banned. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 AM every day. The U.S. embassy has changed its operating hours to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania (25 March 2020) Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The government of Mauritania has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Schools and universities are closed until 06 April 2020. Sporting events, festivals, and all gatherings have been banned. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 AM every day. The U.S. embassy has changed …

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 The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania.

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania (23 March 2020) Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The government of Mauritania has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Schools and universities are closed until 06 April 2020. Sporting events, festivals, and all gatherings have been banned. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 AM every day. The U.S. embassy has changed …

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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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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: [09/22/20] IMPORTANT: The are no more evacuation flights scheduled at this time. Please email  consularNKC@state.gov  if you have questions about returning to the United States. Country-Specific Information: Mauritania has 7464 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders, of which 233 active, 7070 recovered and 161 death. The Mauritanian government has established a Coronavirus hotline which …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Location: Mauritania, countrywide Event: Criminal activity tends to be more frequent worldwide during the holiday season and the Embassy recommends that U.S. citizens remain vigilant and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness when traveling.  Please take a few moments to plan for additional time in your travels and read the Country Specific Information …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Mauritania

Location:  Any sub-district in Nouakchott and possibly in other cities and locations across Mauritania Event:  Possible demonstrations concerning release of a detained blogger In light of public debate about the possible release from detention of a controversial blogger, protests are possible at different points throughout Mauritania.  Protesters may gather at any location with minimal prior …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Location:   Nouakchott and other Mauritanian Cities Event:  Protests are planned today at the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) near the U.S. Embassy and Dolphin Circle.  Civil unrest and large security deployments are possible near the CENI and throughout Nouakchott today.  There are reports of protesters burning tires and trash in addition to isolated reports of …

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Security Alert – Protests in Nouakchott June 23, 2019

Location: Nouakchott, Mauritania Event: Protests are being reported in the Riyadh, Elmina, and Sebkha regions of Nouakchott in response to provisional presidential election results.  Protesters are burning tires and trash, and there have been isolated reports of violence. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of Riyadh, Elmina, and Sebkha Monitor local media for updates Avoid …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Location: Mauritania, countrywide Event: Mauritanian parliamentary, regional, and local elections are set for September 1, 2018, and polls are scheduled to be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.  Election day is an exciting day and we encourage U.S. citizens to be mindful of their surroundings and avoid demonstrations as Mauritanian citizens and residents exercise …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy, Nouakchott, Mauritania (May 9, 2018)

Event:  Extremists may use the upcoming relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to target U.S. citizens.  Terrorists may employ of variety of tactics.  They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs and other public venues. Actions to take: Keep a low profile Avoid crowds and demonstrations Be aware of your surroundings Review your personal …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Location: Nouakchott, Mauritania, Arafat Neighborhood Event: The U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott advises U.S. citizens of a planned demonstration by the Mauritanian Opposition Party today, February 5, 2018, at 5:00pm in the Arafat neighborhood.  The group plans to protest the increase in food prices. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the Arafat neighborhood this afternoon …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Location: Nouakchott, Mauritania, Tevragh-Zeina Area Event: The U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott advises U.S. citizens of an increase in crime in the Tevragh-Zeina area of Nouakchott.  Additionally, traffic accidents in Nouakchott rose over 200 percent last year, and driving conditions remain extremely dangerous in Nouakchott. Actions to Take: Use caution when walking or driving at night …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder (December 7, 2017)

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 Nouakchott 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: Possible Protests in Nouakchott

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of possible protests that may take place in and around Nouakchott today.  Demonstrators may take to the streets to protest an unpopular November 9 Mauritanian court ruling to free a citizen accused of religious heresy. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  Avoid …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Demonstrations in Nouakchott

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of the possibility of demonstrations and protests taking place throughout Nouakchott.  The embassy recommends avoiding the area around the Presidency and Gemal Abdel Nasser Avenue. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place and exercise caution when …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Mauritania Travel Warning

October 12, 2017 The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to far eastern Mauritania due to the activities of terrorist groups active in the neighboring regions of Mali, including al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), and those which pose a threat in the greater Sub-Saharan region, such as the self-proclaimed Islamic State …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Calls for Demonstrations in Nouakchott

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of calls for two protests today around 1500 hours in Nouakchott. The protests are expected to take place at the Ibn Abbass Mosque and the Russian Embassy. The U.S. Embassy recommends that U.S. citizens avoid these areas from 1430 hours to 1700 hours. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful …

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