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Jeddah Security

Schools, government buildings, and residential compounds in Saud Arabia all have high security measures in place.  Many appear to be fortresses, with 24 hour armed guards, barriers and gates, tall surrounding cement walls topped with barbed wire coils, visitor IDs … Continue reading

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Compound Living

The safety of foreigners here in Saudi Arabia has been a priority since the American Consulate in Jeddah was attacked several years ago. Residential compounds, where many foreign workers are housed, especially have tightened security measures. Armed guards, security check … Continue reading

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