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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, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Test of the Emergency Alert Warning siren system

The U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia wishes to advise American citizens that the Saudi General Directorate of Civil Defense announced on September 11 via social media that on Thursday, September 19 at 1 PM it will conduct a test of the Emergency Alert Warning siren systems in Riyadh, and the greater Riyadh municipalities of al-Diriyah, ...
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Security Alert: Fires at Saudi Aramco facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais

Security Alert – U. S. Mission Saudi Arabia – September 14, 2019 Location: Abqaiq and Khurais, Eastern Province Event: Fires at Saudi Aramco oil facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais, 75 kilometers and 280 kilometers, respectively, south west of Dhahran.  The official Saudi press agency has stated that the fires were caused by drone attacks.  Saudi ...
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Statement by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid on Hajj and Eid al-Adha

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia For Immediate Release August 09, 2019 Statement by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid on Hajj and Eid al-Adha On behalf of the United States Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia I would like to extend our best wishes to all Muslims in Saudi Arabia ...
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U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid Offers Condolences on the Death of Prince Bandar Bin Abdulaziz

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia For Immediate Release July 29, 2019 U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid Offers Condolences on the Death of Prince Bandar Bin Abdulaziz On behalf of the United States Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, I extend our condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy ...
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