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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon
January 25, 2023

Location: Beirut, Lebanon – Multiple Locations

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Beirut informs U.S. citizens that demonstrators have blocked streets in locations around Lebanon in recent days including in downtown Beirut, Tripoli, and Saida.

Plan ahead for the possibility of traffic delays and other potential unexpected disruptions. U.S. citizens should avoid areas directly affected by these protests and continue to monitor local media for further information.  

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.