Near East > Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Evolving Terrorism Threat
In early January 2015, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) conducted a gun and suicide bombing attack on Saudi border guards along the…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Possible Attacks on Restaurants
The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of information indicating that, as of late March, individuals were planning to attack restaurants in Riyadh…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Resumption of Consular Services (Saudi Arabia) on…
As reported in recent security messages, consular services were cancelled at the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and Consulates General in Jeddah and Dhahran…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Continued Cancellation of…
Due to heightened security concerns at U.S. diplomatic facilities in Saudi Arabia, consular services will continue to be cancelled at the U.S.…