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Welcome Reception Aboard the USS Ramage naval destroyer

Good evening everyone.   Dear Ministers, Members of Parliament, Military officers, colleagues from the diplomatic community, business leaders, students, and friends – thank you for being with us. And thank you to Captain Benfield for the warm welcome and for hosting us aboard this impressive vessel. We’re also glad to have Vice Admiral Malloy back in ...
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Historic Visit of the United States Navy’s USS Ramage

On September 14, 2019, the United States Navy’s USS Ramage (DDG-61), an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, entered the port of Lebanon for a one-day goodwill visit on the sidelines of its participation in ongoing efforts to ensure freedom of navigation and free-flow commerce in the eastern Mediterranean.  The USS Ramage is named for Vice Admiral Lawson ...
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Assistant Secretary of Near Eastern Affairs Visits Lebanon

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State of Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker met Prime Minister Saad Hariri at Grand Serail on September 9, 2019.  In the meeting, Assistant Secretary Schenker reaffirmed the importance of preserving Lebanon’s security, stability, and sovereignty. The Assistant Secretary is conducting a regional tour, including stops in Lebanon, Iraq, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, ...
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The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2020-2021

The Fulbright Program is the U.S. Government’s flagship international educational exchange program.  Each year some 800 faculty and professionals from around the world receive Fulbright Scholar grants for advanced research and university lecturing in the United States. Lebanese scholars may seek affiliations with U.S. institutions of higher learning for 3 to 10 months. The 2020-2021 ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, L ebanon (September 1, 2019) Event:  U.S. Embassy sources and press have reported that shelling along the southern border between Israel Defense Forces and Hezbollah has stopped.  Press also reported that both sides have communicated that the operations have ceased.   Actions to Take: Monitor local media for updates Review ...
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