US diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia halt consular services over security concerns

March 15, 2015 5:57 AM

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and two other diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia are cancelling all consular services for two days over security fears.

The Embassy says it and missions in Jiddah and Dhahran will provide no consular services Sunday and Monday due to "heightened security concerns." It did not elaborate.

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