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Sunni Extremists Escalating Operations in Lebanon
On June 25, a suspected extremist detonated an explosive at the Duroy Hotel in Beirut’s Raouche district, as Lebanese security forces were raiding…

OSAC Annual Briefing 2013 White Paper: Syrian Scenarios: Spillover and Stasis
Since the outbreak of violence in Syria in 2011, concerns over regional implications and spillover impact have swelled. The long-term impact on…

Lebanon: Ordered Departure and Overview
On September 6, 2013, the U.S. Department of State approved an Ordered Departure for the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, mandating the departure of all…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Messsage for U.S. Citizens: Beirut (Lebanon), Protest Near US Embassy Friday
On Friday March 27, 2015 supporters of Ali Taan Fayyad, a Lebanese national being held in the Czech Republic, are planning to stage a protest near…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Beirut (Lebanon), Potential for Additional Bombings
The U.S. Embassy in Beirut advises U.S. citizens in Lebanon of reports in local media on January 23, 2015 that a suspected suicide bomber confessed…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Beirut (Lebanon), Casinos and Hotels Potential…
The U.S. Embassy in Beirut advises U.S. citizens in Lebanon of reports in local media on January 23, 2015 that a suspected suicide bomber confessed…