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U.S Embassy Hosts Mayyas Dance Group in First Performance Following “America’s Got Talent” Victory

Ambassador Shea and the U.S. Embassy in Beirut hosted an evening with the Mayyas dance group and a discussion with choreographer Nadim Cherfan, following the group’s recent victory on the America’s Got Talent TV competition series. The event was held as part of the Embassy’s “Meet the Artist” series, which highlights emerging Lebanese talents from ...
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Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program in Lebanon

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, provides scholarships for high school students (14-16 years old) to spend one academic year in the United States. The program is crucial for expanding communication between the peoples of the United States and Lebanon to promote mutual understanding and respect. ...
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2023 Study of the United States Institutes for Young Women Leaders Program

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut is pleased to announce the 2023 Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Young Women Leaders program. The program enhances participants’ knowledge of U.S. history, government, institutions, society, and culture while developing their leadership skills. It will examine topics including, but not limited to, active citizenship and responsibilities of citizens ...
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COVID-19 Video: Vaccines Protect (Feb. 10, 2022) Press Release: U.S. Donates Personal Protective Equipment to Lebanon’s ISF (Jun. 23, 2021) Video: Supporting LAU Mobile Clinic (Jan. 13, 2021) Video: Lebanese Entrepreneurs Respond to COVID-19 (Oct. 26, 2020) Video: Supporting the LAF in Manufacturing Face Masks (Sep. 10, 2020) Press Release: U.S. Provides Additional Assistance to Lebanon to Respond to COVID-19 (Apr. 22, 2020) Infographic: U.S. Assistance to Lebanon (COVID-19, 2020) EDUCATION Check this list of Scholarships & Exchanges in the U.S. and in Lebanon, including programs that are currently accepting applications. Video: USAID support to Lebanon’s public schools (March 28, 2022) Video: American Spaces (Jan. 3, 2021) ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Lebanese Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati Before Their Meeting

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE PALACE HOTEL NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK SEPTEMBER 20, 2022 SECRETARY BLINKEN: Well, good evening, everyone. And Prime Minister, very good to see you. Thank you for taking the time to spend some time this evening. We are working very closely in support of Lebanon in a number ...
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