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Countering ISIL Efforts in Western Saudi Arabia
Recent counter-terrorism efforts in western Saudi Arabia highlight the persistent threat by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to…

Kingdom Under Fire: Rising Temperatures in Saudi Arabia
The following is a white paper released in conjunction with OSAC's 30th Annual Briefing, held Novmber 17-19, 2015. In October 2014, a lone gunman…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Al Janadriah Festival
Recent media reports have alleged that terrorist attacks were aimed at the Al-Janadriah festival in Riyadh. The Saudi government has reportedly…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Explosion in Riyadh
The Embassy is aware of media reports stating that ISIS has claimed responsibility for an explosion that damaged cars in the Al-Azizia district of…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Potential Executions May…
Recent media reports state that Saudi authorities may execute a number of prisoners convicted on security-related charges. We do not know when or…