WASHINGTON -- The State Dept. updated a Dec. 3 travel warning for
Saudi Arabia, as a "reminder of the potential for further terrorist
actions against U.S. citizens abroad, including in the Persian Gulf
The department said it "continues to receive indications of
terrorist threats aimed at American and Western interests,
including the targeting of transportation and civil aviation.
American citizens in Saudi Arabia should remain vigilant,
particularly in public places associated with the Western
community." Terrorists in recent months have attacked residential
housing compounds in the Riyadh area of the country.