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Demonstration Alert — U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (July 9, 2020)
July 9, 2020

Location: Beirut – Awkar Square Area near the U.S. Embassy

Event: Members of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party, Lebanese Communist Party, and affiliated parties have announced plans to hold anti-U.S. demonstrations starting around 4 p.m. Friday, July 10 in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy Beirut.  The Embassy will close at 1 p.m. and staff have been instructed to avoid the area of the demonstration.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media and our Embassy website for updates, and check your email for further alerts.
  • Avoid the area of demonstrations.
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities.


U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon
Awkar – Facing the Municipality, Main Street
Beirut, Lebanon
+961-4-542600 or +961-4-543600

U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

For further detailed information regarding travel and security in Lebanon: