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COVID-19 Information

***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  ...
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The United States Impedes Hizballah Financing by Sanctioning Seven Individuals

Press Statement Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State May 11, 2021 The threat that Hizballah poses to the United States, our allies, and interests in the Middle East and globally, calls for countries around the world to take steps to restrict its activities and disrupt its facilitation networks. We applaud the countries in Europe, and ...
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COVID-19 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. Programs currently accepting applications: 2022-2023 Fulbright Student Scholarship Program – Deadline: May 12 2021 Virtual Global Sports Mentoring Program – Deadline May 23 Video: USAID provides educational boxes to Lebanese primary school students (Oct. 9, 2020) Video: Funding 2 Lebanese Universities (Aug. 20, 2020) ECONOMIC & HUMANITARIAN ...
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U.S. Mediation Team Travel to Lebanon

The U.S. team mediating the Israel-Lebanon Maritime Boundary negotiations, led by Ambassador John P. Desrocher, will travel to Lebanon on May 3. The U.S. team will mediate talks between representatives from the governments of Israel and Lebanon on the disputed maritime boundary, beginning May 4. The resumption of talks is a positive step towards a ...
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U.S. Embassy Trains Lebanese Judges and Prosecutors through the American Bar Association (ABA)

In April 2021, the Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) at the Embassy of the United States in Beirut, in collaboration with the American Bar Association (ABA), concluded a series of training seminars for members of the Lebanese judicial system focused on efforts to strengthen the country’s criminal justice processes and develop ...
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