At 10 o’clock this morning, the State Department sent out a tweet, warning of a “potential imminent threat” against U.S. citizens and all tourists in Saudi Arabia, especially in Jeddah, and urges Americans to limit all non-essential travel within the country.
The Saudi travel warning came roughly five hours after a similar announcement from the State Department warning Americans in Turkey to move with caution.
ZeroHedge points out that although official warnings of upcoming threats to US citizens around the globe are generally ignored, this time it is prudent to pay attention because of what recently happened in Turkey:
- In April 2016, the State Department had quietly warned U.S. citizens of “credible threats” in tourist areas in Turkey, particularly in Istanbul and the southern resort city of Antalya.
- On June 28, 2016, three terrorists undertook a gun and suicide bombing attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, killing 41 and injuring…
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