Anti-Shia violence in Saudi Arabia

A gunman attacked a Shia gathering in a hall in Saihat in eastern Saudi Arabia. Five people were killed and nine wounded in the attack. ISIL has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Advice For Travellers

Terrorist attacks by ISIL are unpredictable and often aimed at religious groups. Travellers may wish to avoid public gatherings that might be targets for extremist groups.