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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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Presidential Proclamation on Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2019

The contributions of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander descent are firmly woven into the diverse fabric of our Nation.  During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage that have enriched our great country and helped define our history.  These Americans bolster ...
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New U.S. Ambassador Arrives in Riyadh

U.S. Embassy – Riyadh For Immediate Release May 2, 2019   New U.S. Ambassador Arrives in Riyadh   Ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, May 2.  Ambassador Abizaid was received upon his arrival by Deputy Chief of Mission Martina Strong.  Ambassador ...
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