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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Direct from the United States and Other Select Countries Resumes

Location: Country-wide The Saudi Ministry of Interior announced today that travelers from eleven previously restricted countries, including the United States, will be allowed to travel directly to Saudi Arabia, if they follow existing entry requirements.  The countries are: the United States, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.  ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Return to the United States on Expired Passports

May 26, 2021 Location:  Saudi Arabia Event:  U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports; no other travel permitted on expired passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport only for direct return ...
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Holiday Closure (Eid al Fitr) of U. S. Embassy and Consulates General, Saudi Arabia

Location: U. S. Embassy and Consulates General, Saudi Arabia Notification: The U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulates General in Saudi Arabia will be closed May 12-18, 2021 for Eid alFitr.  The Embassy and U.S. Consulates General will re-open on May 19.  In the event of an emergency for U.S. citizens, contact information for the Embassy and Consulates General can ...
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Security Alert: Reports of Missile Attacks in Dammam Area (March 7, 2021)

Location:  Dhahran, Dammam, Khobar, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia Event: There are reports of possible missile attacks and explosions this evening, March 7, in the tri-city area of Dhahran, Dammam, and Khobar in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province. Consulate General Dhahran urges U.S. citizens to review precautions to take in the event of an attack and stay alert in case of additional future attacks. ...
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Security Alert: Reports of Attacks near Jeddah and Khamis Musheit – U.S. Consulate General Jeddah (March 7, 2021)

Location: Jeddah and Khamis Musheit, Saudi Arabia Event: There are reports of suspected attacks and explosions today near Jeddah and Khamis Musheit, Saudi Arabia.  Consulate General Jeddah urges U.S. citizens to review precautions to take in the event of an attack and stay alert in case of additional future attacks. The U.S. Consulate General in ...
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