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Online Auction

The Embassy of the United States will begin selling excess residential furniture, equipment, appliances and vehicles on a regular basis through online auctions at https://online-auction.state.gov . Click on “Riyadh” to see available items and auction dates. First-time bidders must click on “Register” at the top of the page to create a user ID. Auctions will typically ...
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Travel Advisory: Saudi Arabia – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Exercise increased caution in Saudi Arabia due to terrorism and the threat of missile and drone 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. Consulate General Jeddah

Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Event: The Consulate is aware of two car bombings in Jeddah on June 7.  There were several injuries and no deaths.  The Consulate is not aware of any U.S. citizens that were involved in the incident.  Please continue to exercise caution as noted in the latest Travel Advisory: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/saudi-arabia-travel-advisory.html . Actions to ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia

Location: Abha International Airport, Asir Province Event: Media report a missile hit Abha International Airport.  The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and Consulates General in Jeddah and Dhahran are monitoring the situation. Actions to Take: Monitor local news and review safety procedures in case of missile or drone engagements: https://sa.usembassy.gov/security-alert-u-s-mission-saudi-arabia-safety-procedures-case-missile-strikes/ During an Incident Immediately seek shelter or ...
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