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Devastating Cyberattack Returns to Saudi Arabia
Many cybersecurity experts are expecting an increase in cyberattacks and spear phishing against both private and public entities in 2017. Many are…

Hajj 2016: A Safety & Security Guide
The Hajj is the largest annual gathering in the world, and as such can be associated with potential criminal risks, disease and infrastructure…

July 4 Saudi Arabia Suicide Bombings
Multiple suicide bombings occurred in Saudi Arabia on July 4, as Ramadan was ending and the three-day Eid-al-Fitr holiday began on July 6. No group…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Aviation Security Enhancement
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in consultation with relevant Departments and Agencies, has determined it is prudent to enhance…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Continued Risk of Terrorist…
Due to the continuing risk of terrorist attacks directed or inspired by ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) across the…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Exercise Caution at Cultural…
The United States Mission in Saudi Arabia advises its staff and private U.S. citizens to exercise caution when attending large public gatherings,…