US issues Saudi Arabia travel advisory

Saudi Arabia, US,  travel advisory

Dubai - The department called on its citizens to "exercise increased caution" while traveling.

By Reuters

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019, 12:35 PM

Last updated: Wed 18 Sep 2019, 7:01 PM

The US State Department called on American citizens to "exercise increased caution" while traveling to Saudi Arabia, a travel advisory posted on its website said on Wednesday.
US Mission personnel and their families are not permitted to use the airport in Abha without Chief of Mission approval, the note added.
Abha airport has been frequently attacked by drones and missiles launched from Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition has been battling the Houthi group.

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