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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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Security Alert: Saudi Arabia – U.S. Embassy Riyadh

Location: Throughout Saudi Arabia Event: The U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia reminds U.S. citizens that extremist groups and regional actors have conducted destructive missile and drone attacks against a variety of targets.  These attacks have occurred with little or no warning, impacting airports, energy infrastructure, and other civilian facilities. Violence associated with Iran-supported groups represents a significant ...
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Security Alert: Aerial Attack on Jeddah, Khamis Musheit, and Jizan – U.S. Consulate General Jeddah (March 4, 2021)

Location: Jeddah, Khamis Musheit, and Jizan, Saudi Arabia Event: There are multiple media reports of aerial attacks early this morning on an Aramco facility near the Jeddah International Airport, near a Saudi Air Force Base in Khamis Musheit, and in Jizan, Saudi Arabia.  At this time, there are no reports of casualties. The U.S. Consulate General in ...
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Message for Visa Applicants: U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia Resumes Limited Visa Appointments in all Categories

The U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia is pleased to announce the re-opening of routine nonimmigrant visa services in limited numbers in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dhahran.  Travelers can schedule appointments for the range of visa categories on-line.  Due to COVID-19 prevention measures and staffing, visa appointments are extremely limited and subject to change.  We ask visa ...
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