Near East > Saudi Arabia

Hajj 2017: A Safety & Security Guide
The Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Completing the Hajj is a mandatory religious duty for Muslims, to be…

Saudi Arabia Compound Security Benchmarking Survey Results
OSAC constituents are reporting the withdrawal of Saudi Arabia National Guard (SANG) units from posts outside of their compounds and residences,…

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…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Continued Risk of Terrorist…
The United States Mission in Saudi Arabia reiterates its recommendation that U.S. citizens exercise caution in places frequented by foreigners due to…

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…