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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: Lebanon has one confirmed case of COVID-19 within its borders. Entry and Exit Requirements: The Government of Lebanon has implemented screening measures for travelers arriving with fevers and/or travel histories suggesting possible presence of the novel Coronavirus.  Any travelers arriving at Beirut International Airport potentially could be screened. Travelers should be prepared for ...
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Anniversary of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri’s Assassination

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 14, 2020 Today marks the 15th anniversary of the assassination of former Lebanese Premier Rafik Hariri, an act of mass murder that resulted in the deaths of 21 others and injuries of 266 victims in Beirut. Multiple Hizballah-linked individuals were indicted for their roles in this ...
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The United States Announces Assistance To Combat the Novel Coronavirus

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE This week the State Department has facilitated the transportation of nearly 17.8 tons of donated medical supplies to the Chinese people, including masks, gowns, gauze, respirators, and other vital materials. These donations are a testament to the generosity of the American people. Today, the United States government ...
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2021-2023 Fulbright Student Scholarship Program

The application for the 2021-2023 Fulbright Student Scholarship Program is now open. The program, which covers a maximum of two academic years of study in the United States beginning in August 2021, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State through the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. The grant includes roundtrip airfare between Lebanon and the ...
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