Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (25 October 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (25 October 2019)

Location:  Countrywide

Event:  Entering into a ninth day of countrywide protests, incidents of clashes between protestors and protest opponents are occurring, with some injuries reported.  Many roads remain blocked and airport access difficult.

The Embassy continues to receive reports of shortages of essential items, such as groceries, gas, and cash.  Banks remain closed.  While ATMs at some bank branch locations are being replenished, many remote ATMs are not dispensing cash.

The Embassy is continuing to provide passport, report of birth, and notary services for U.S. citizens by appointment.

Actions to take:


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: