Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Advisory for Saudi Arabia on April 16, 2018

Exercise increased caution in Saudi Arabia due to terrorism and the threat of missile attacks on civilian targets. Do not travel to: Within 50 miles of the border with Yemen due to terrorism and armed conflict. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Saudi Arabia. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Mission Saudi Arabia – Safety Procedures in Case of Missile Strikes

Security Alert – U. S. Mission Saudi Arabia (3/31/2018) Location: Saudi Arabia Event: Safety Procedures in Case of Missile Strikes The Department of State’s Travel Advisory for Saudi Arabia advises American citizens to exercise increased caution in Saudi Arabia due to the threat of missile attacks emanating from Yemen on civilian targets. All U.S. citizens ...
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Message for US Citizens: Travel Advisory for Saudi Arabia

Mission of the United States of America Saudi Arabia MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS: TRAVEL ADVISORY FOR SAUDI ARABIA On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State made changes to its consular safety and security information program. Travel Advisories replaced Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts. Every country now has a Travel Advisory, which provides one of four standard levels of advice. The Travel Advisory ...
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Message for US Citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information

Message for US Citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information  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 standard levels of advice.  The Travel ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Attempted Air Strike

The Embassy is aware of reports of an attempted missile strike against Riyadh the afternoon of December 19th.  U.S. citizens should follow local news and information and carefully review the Travel Warning for Saudi Arabia. To stay in touch, follow us on our ACS Twitter account  @ksa_acs For further information: See the State Department’s travel website for ...
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Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS

Mission of the United States of America Saudi Arabia   SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS  President Trump’s announcement concerning Jerusalem has generated significant media attention. At this time, the U.S. Mission in Saudi Arabia is not aware of any specific, credible threats against American citizens in Saudi Arabia.  We urge all Americans to maintain a ...
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Travel Warning – Saudi Arabia

The State Department warns U.S. citizens to carefully consider the risks of travel to Saudi Arabia due to continuing threats from terrorist groups and the threat of ballistic missile attacks on civilian targets by rebel forces in Yemen.  This Travel Warning supersedes the previous version issued on March 29, 2017. Terrorist threats persist throughout Saudi ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continuing Threat Posed by Ballistic Missiles Fired by Rebels in Yemen at Saudi Arabia

Mission of the United States of America in Saudi Arabia SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS   14 November 2017 The United States Mission in Saudi Arabia advises U.S. citizens of the continuing threat posed by ballistic missiles fired by rebels in Yemen at Saudi Arabia. In the past year, rebels have fired several long-range missiles ...
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Emergency Message Security Incident at Al Salam Palace

Several news outlets are reporting an attack against Al-Salam Palace today in Jeddah. The Palace is located next to the King Abdulaziz Road/Andalus Road. Due to the possibility of ongoing police activity, American citizens are advised to exercise caution when traveling through the area. Sincerely, American Citizen Services U.S. Consulate General Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Ongoing Security Operation in Al-Rimmal Neighborhood of Riyadh

Mission of the United States of America in Saudi Arabia EMERGENCY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS 4 October 2017 Ongoing Security Operation in Al-Rimmal Neighborhood of Riyadh The Embassy is aware of an ongoing security operation in Al-Rimmal neighborhood of east Riyadh.  U.S Citizens are advised to avoid that area until further notice. Follow us on ...
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Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated March ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continuing Risk of Terrorist Attacks

SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS June 9, 2017 The United States Mission in Saudi Arabia reiterates its recommendation that U.S. citizens exercise caution in places frequented by foreigners due to the continuing risk of terrorist attacks directed or inspired by ISIS (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula across the Kingdom. Terrorist attacks can occur ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Predicted Serious Weather

MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS November 22, 2016 This message is being sent out in response to reports of potentially serious weather across Saudi Arabia this week.  Heavy rainfall, high winds and rough seas may strike various areas across the country. The national weather authority in Saudi Arabia, the Presidency of Meteorology and Environmental Protection, has ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continued Risk of Terrorist Attacks

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy November 9, 2016 Due to the continuing risk of terrorist attacks directed or inspired by ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) across the Kingdom, the United States Mission in Saudi Arabia reiterates its recommendation that U.S. citizens exercise caution in places frequented by foreigners. The ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Exercise Caution at Cultural Festivals and Religious Gatherings

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy Riyadh August 10, 2016   SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS   The United States Mission in Saudi Arabia advises its staff and private U.S. citizens to exercise caution when attending large public gatherings, including Saudi cultural festivals, religious gatherings, fairs and markets.   U.S. government personnel and their ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS: REPORTED THREAT The United States Embassy has received reports of a potential, imminent threat against U.S. citizens in areas of Jeddah frequented by Westerners, such as markets, restaurants, and shopping malls, among others. Remember to vary your routes and times in all instances when traveling in the Kingdom. All U.S. ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Current information suggests that ISIL, al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, al-Shabaab, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Recent media reports state that Saudi authorities may execute a number of prisoners convicted on security-related charges.  We do not know when or where these executions would occur.  The Embassy wants to ensure that U.S. citizens are aware that these potential executions may trigger protests in some regions of the country, or possibly reactions from ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Threats in Eastern Province

The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of information indicating that there are threats against unspecified compounds in which United States citizens reside in the Eastern Province. Saudi authorities are actively investigating the threat, and the Embassy and Consulates are monitoring the situation. As a reminder, and as stated in the September 21, 2015 Department ...
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