Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (March 20, 2019)

Location:  Awkar Square, Dbayeh, Lebanon Event: We are aware of reports that a number of organizations have called for a demonstration on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 5:00pm in Awkar Square, Dbayeh, to  protest  the U.S. Secretary of State’s visit to the region. Road closures are expected in the area. Public demonstrations have the potential to become …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Arab League Summit January 19-20, 2019

Location: Beirut Waterfront Area, Downtown Beirut Event: Lebanon will be hosting the 2019 Arab League Economic and Social Development Summit January 19th through January 20th. Due to visiting heads of state and other dignitaries, additional security measures will be implemented by the government of Lebanon that will impact routine traffic and access to the surrounding …

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Emergency Alert: Operations During a Lapse in Appropriations

At this time, scheduled passport and visa services in the United States and at our U.S. Embassies and Consulates overseas will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits.  We will not update this website until full operations resume, with the exception of urgent safety and security information.  The National Visa Center, National …

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