An update on our friend and ally, from AP, and RB:
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – U.S. citizens living in a residential compound in western Saudi Arabia have been put on high alert after the American Embassy issued an increased threat level warning, officials said Thursday.
The warning singled out the Sierra Village, on the outskirts of Jiddah, a Red Sea coastal city where tensions remain high following a Dec. 6 attack on the U.S. consulate by Islamic militants.
“Official Americans are relocating to an alternate location as a result of this threat,” according to a statement posted on the U.S. Embassy’s web site. An Embassy official confirmed the statement but declined to elaborate on the threat….