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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: Dhahran (Saudi Arabia), Incident in Al-Hasa
The U.S. Embassy is aware of an incident in which two U.S. citizens were fired upon near the Royal Palace in central Hafuf in Al Hasa in the Eastern…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Travel Advice for Al Hasa
Following the attacks in Al Hasa on November 3 and as a result of continued regional concerns, the U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia has now instructed…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Shooting on Al Kharj Road in…
As reported on November 22, a Danish citizen was shot and wounded by an unknown gunman on Al Kharj road in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (between exit 17 and…