“The message did not cite a specific security concern or threat…” Right-wing extremists, no doubt. “US Embassy in Saudi Arabia halts operations amid ‘heightened security concerns,'” FoxNews.com, March 14, 2015:
U.S. officials said Sunday they will halt operations at the embassy and consulates in Saudi Arabia for the next couple of days, in response to “heightened security concerns.”
Embassy officials in Riyadh issued the statement, saying telephone lines at the facilities will be down Sunday and Monday and encouraging U.S. citizens in Saudi Arabia to “be aware of their surroundings and take extra precautions when travelling throughout the country.”
The message did not cite a specific security concern or threat nor call for the evacuation of the facilities.
However, an intelligence source told Fox News that the threat is serious enough that the facilities will have only essential staff over the next two days….