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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 Message for U.S. Citizens: Beirut (Lebanon), Caution in Light of Recent Attacks
In light of last week’s terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, we want to remind U.S. citizens in Lebanon to maintain their vigilance. We…

Travel Warning: Lebanon
The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to Lebanon because of ongoing safety and security concerns. U.S. citizens living and…

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…