Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (31 December 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (31 December 2019)

Location: U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Awkar, Beirut, Lebanon

Event: There is a call for protests today, December 31, in the Awkar area of Beirut. Lebanese security forces are planning to close roadways near the U.S. Embassy beginning at 1400.

Actions to take:

  • Monitor our embassy website and check your email for further alerts.
  • Avoid the areas of demonstration.
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities.


U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon
(961) (4) 542600 or (961) (4) 543600

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

For further detailed information regarding travel and security in Lebanon: