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US Cancels Consular Services in Saudi Arabia, Cites Risk

The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh has canceled consular services for Sunday and Monday in the Saudi Arabian cities of Riyadh, Jeddah and Dhahran because of heightened security concerns. In a statement issued Saturday, the embassy said the telephone lines would not be open either on March 15-16. Fox News, citing an intelligence source, said the threat was serious enough that the facilities would have only essential staff over the next two days. The embassy advised U.S. citizens to cancel...

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