Location: Beirut, Lebanon – Multiple Locations
Event: The U.S. Embassy in Beirut informs U.S. citizens of planned “Day of Rage” protests to be held in and around Beirut on Thursday, January 13, from approximately 5:00am to 5:00pm.
Plan ahead for the possibility of traffic delays and other potential disruptions. U.S. citizens should avoid areas directly affected by these protests and continue to monitor local media for further information.
Intended protest locations in and around Beirut include:
- Dora roundabout
- Beirut sea route
- Galerie Samaan intersection
- Mar Mikhael Church intersection
- Msharafieh intersection
- Kafaat roundabout
- The triangle of Khaldeh
- Bachamon-Armoun junction
- Reggi-Hadath junction
- Hadath-Kafaat intersection
- Old Airport Road
- Sports City
- Barbir bridge
- Barbir tunnel
- Beshara al-Khoury intersection
- Beshara al-Khoury tunnel
- Mazraa-Cola junction
- The UNESCO triangle
- Mkalles roundabout
- Antelias – Faouar
- Nahr al-Mot triangle
- Ozai Triangle
Actions to Take:
- Monitor local media and our Embassy website for updates, and check your email for further alerts;
- Avoid demonstrations and large gatherings;
- Review personal security plans;
- Remain aware of surroundings;
- Follow the instructions of local authorities.
- U.S. Embassy 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:
- Visit the State Department’s travel website Travel.State.Gov to review the Lebanon Travel Advisory, Country-Specific Information for Lebanon, and the Worldwide Caution.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive the latest security updates and make it easier for the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate to contact you in an emergency.
- Follow the U.S. Embassy in Beirut on Twitter and Facebook