News & Events

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Caution in light of recent attacks (July 1, 2015)

In light of last week’s terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, we want to remind U.S. citizens in Lebanon to maintain their vigilance. We encourage U.S. citizens to exercise heightened security awareness of their surroundings at all times, taking appropriate measures to ensure their safety and security.  Be conscious of your personal security at ...
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2016 Fulbright English Teachers Fellowship

The 2016 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program is now accepting applications.  This fellowship offers young teachers and graduate students the opportunity to study English at a U.S. college or university and to work as an Arabic teaching assistant.  Candidates from the following fields will be also eligible to apply: Anthropology, Area Studies, Arts, ...
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System Problems Delaying Visas and Passports

The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with its visa systems.  This issue is not specific to any particular country or visa category.  We apologize for the inconvenience and are working urgently to correct the problem and restore full operability. Currently, we are unable to print most immigrant and ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Hale at the 2015 American Independence Day Celebration

Thank you all for joining us tonight to celebrate America’s 239th year of independence, and the long-standing ties between our two countries.  Thank you, Your Excellencies, Member of Parliament Bazzi, Deputy Prime Minister Mokbel, for representing Presidents Berri and Salam tonight. Thanks, also, to our generous sponsors, whose logos are displayed on the screens above.  ...
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