WASHINGTON -- The
State Dept. updated its existing travel warning for Saudi Arabia,
noting it has restricted State Dept. officers from bringing family
members and other dependents to its post there due to security
department noted that non-emergency employees and all dependents of
the U.S. Embassy Riyadh and Consulates General Jeddah and Dhahran,
who were ordered to leave the country on April 15, are not
permitted to return until further notice.
Due to targeted
attacks against American citizens, resulting in deaths, injuries
and kidnapping, and the continuing serious threat to their safety
while in Saudi Arabia, the Department of State continues to warn
U.S. citizens to defer travel to Saudi Arabia, the department
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