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Health Alert COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 2, 2021

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 3, 2021 Location: Entry to Saudi Arabia Event:  The government of Saudi Arabia has announced additional COVID-19 related travel restrictions.  Beginning February 3, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. local, Saudi Arabia will suspend the entry of people traveling from the United States and 19 other countries, as well as ...
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The United States Condemns Attack on Saudi Arabia

The United States Condemns Attack on Saudi Arabia PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 24, 2021   The United States strongly condemns the latest attack on Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We are gathering more information, but it appears to have been an attempt to target civilians. Such attacks contravene international law and undermine all efforts to promote peace and ...
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Security Alert: Reports of Intercepted Missiles or Drones Over Riyadh – U.S. Embassy Riyadh (January 23, 2021)

Location: Riyadh Event: There are media reports of intercepted air targets over Riyadh. The U.S. Embassy Riyadh urges U.S. citizens to review immediate precautions to take in the event of an attack and stay alert in case of additional future attacks.   Actions to Take: If you hear a loud explosion or if sirens are activated, immediately ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: A Farewell Message from U.S. Ambassador John Abizaid to the American Citizen Community in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

My Fellow Americans, It has been my distinct honor to represent the American people and the United States of America in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Together with all of you – the American Community in the Kingdom – we have strengthened our ties with our Saudi partners and advanced U.S. objectives and priorities in this country and around the region.  Your support, ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must ...
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