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Security Alert: Authorized Departure for U.S. Mission Personnel

Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia, June 27, 2020 Location: Riyadh Event:   On June 26, 2020, the Department of State authorized the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. personnel and family members from the U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia, which is comprised of the Embassy in Riyadh and the Consulates General in Jeddah and Dhahran, due to the COVID-19 ...
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Travel Advisory – Saudi Arabia

Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of  COVID-19 . 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. On June 26, 2020, the Department ...
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Health Alert: Repatriation Flight from Dammam, July 3

Health Alert: Repatriation Flight from Dammam, July 3  Message for U.S. Citizens – June 25, 2020    Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  Event:  The Mission continues to work with Saudi authorities to facilitate repatriation flights to the United States during the period in which international air travel is suspended due to COVID-19.  Saudia Airlines has announced a flight from Dammam to Washington-Dulles ...
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Health Alert: Repatriation Flights from Dammam, Riyadh and Jeddah July 1-4

Health Alert Message for U.S. Citizens – June 24, 2020 Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Event: Saudi Arabia continues to experience sustained community spread of the COVID-19 virus. As of June 23, there were 157,612 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Kingdom. This growing caseload impacts the ability of Saudi Arabia’s medical system to provide ...
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Security Alert: Reports of Missile or Drone Attack on Riyadh

Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia, June 23, 2020 Location: Riyadh Event: There are media reports of a possible missile or drone that struck a building in Riyadh. At this time, there are no reports of casualties. The Mission urges American citizens to review immediately precautions they should take in the event of an ...
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