News & Events

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Hale’s Travel to Lebanon

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 12, 2021 Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to Beirut April 13-15 for meetings with a full range of leaders. He will underscore America’s concerns with the worsening socio-economic conditions throughout the country and the political impasse that is contributing to the deteriorating situation. Under ...
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The United States Restores Assistance for the Palestinians

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE The United States is pleased to announce that, working with Congress, we plan to restart U.S. economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people.  This includes $75 million in economic and development assistance in the West Bank and Gaza, $10 million for peacebuilding programs through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and $150 ...
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Ambassador Dorothy C. Shea Inaugurates Munitions Storage Facilities at Hamat Air Base

On March 26, Ambassador Dorothy Shea joined Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) General Ziad Haikal at Hamat Air Base for a ribbon cutting ceremony for four large munitions storage facilities, which were funded by U.S. government contributions.  The event was also attended by Darren Cormack, CEO of Mines Advisory Group, to which the United States has provided over ...
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Ambassador Dorothy C. Shea Remarks at Baabda Palace

On Thursday, March 25, Ambassador Dorothy Shea met with President Michel Aoun at Baabda Palace, and with Prime Minister-Designate Saad Hariri at Center House.  The following remarks were delivered from Baabda Palace.     ##  As delivered  Begin Text  Sabah el-kheir.  I would like to begin by thanking his Excellency President Aoun for receiving me here this ...
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MOOC: Psychology of Political Activism: Women Changing the World

Come learn with us! The U.S. Embassy in Beirut is focusing on the course, Psychology of Political Activism: Women Changing the World. This course is self-paced. If you are interested in joining in virtual discussions with the Embassy and select subject matter experts, please complete the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and sign up here by May 7, 2021 at 2359 ...
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