Security Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Throughout Europe, including Albania. Event: During the holiday season, security measures in Europe, including Albania, remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists may continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of ...
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Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Tirana, Albania – Mother Teresa Square, Student City, and the surrounding areas; Other cities around Albania. Event: A large student demonstration is expected to take place in the Mother Teresa Square as well as Student City and surrounding areas in Tirana beginning early on December 8, 2018. Additional demonstrations are expected to take place in ...
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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location:Tirana, Albania along the Tirana Ring Road (Unaza e Madhe). Event: Possible demonstrations along the Ring Road (Unaza e Madhe) and other areas of the city related to the planned Ring Road expansion.  A related demonstration occurred on November 22, 2018 in front of the Parliament and resulted in multiple injuries. U.S. Embassy personnel and family ...
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Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Tirana, Albania: Tirana downtown area, in vicinity of the Parliament Tirana Ring Road. Event: A demonstration took place earlier today at the Parliament resulting in numerous injuries. A second demonstration is expected to take place today, November 22, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Although ...
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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: The Elbasan soccer stadium and surrounding vicinity, Elbasan, Albania. Event: A soccer match between the Albanian and Israeli national soccer teams scheduled for September 7, 2018, at 8:45 p.m.  The Embassy is not aware of any specific threats against U.S. citizens or interests at this time. However, U.S. citizens should exercise caution in the ...
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Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Tirana, Albania: Deshmoret e Kombit Boulevard, in vicinity of Prime Minister’s Office Murat Toptani Street, in the vicinity of the Interior Ministry. Event:  A demonstration is expected to take place on May 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., with people expected to ...
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Demonstration Alert for U. S. Citizens

Location: Tirana, Albania Event: U.S. citizens are informed that demonstrations are planned for Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, starting near the Taiwan Center and proceeding to the Prime Minister’s office building. Rruga Deshmorit e Kombit will be blocked. Additional demonstrations could develop without notice throughout Albania in the coming days. U.S. citizens ...
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Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location:  Multiple highways throughout Albania Event:  U.S. citizens are informed that several Albanian media outlets have reported that demonstrations may block portions of several national highways throughout Albania, beginning mid-morning on Thursday, April 5, 2018.  Potentially affected highways include Tirana-Vora, Lushnje-Fier, Elbasan-Tirana, Korca-Elbasan and Fushe Kruje-Lezha. Actions to Take: Avoid the demonstration area. Be aware ...
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Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location:  Tirana, Albania Event:  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there are ongoing demonstrations near the Tirana District Police Directorate on Rruga Sami Frasheri.  U.S. government personnel  have been advised to avoid the demonstration area. Actions to Take: Avoid the demonstration area. Be aware of your surroundings. Monitor local media for updates. Assistance: U.S. Embassy ...
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Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Tirana, Albania: Deshmoret e Kombit Boulevard, in vicinity of Prime Minister’s Office Mother Theresa Square Skanderbeg Square Event:  A demonstration is expected to take place on January 27, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  The group intends to protest against the Albanian ...
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