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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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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut reminds U.S. citizens that information on available consular services can be found at Travel.state.gov  or on individual U.S. embassy and consulate websites. In addition, all routine and urgent messages for U.S. citizens resident or traveling in Lebanon will be distributed by email to persons enrolled in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, ...
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Statement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sanctioning of Jammal Trust Bank

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO August 29, 2019 Sanctioning of Jammal Trust Bank The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned today Lebanon-based Jammal Trust Bank SAL (Jammal Trust) for supporting Hizballah’s illicit financial and banking activities.  Jammal Trust has a longstanding relationship with a key Hizballah financial entity and provides financial services ...
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Ambassador Elizabeth Richard Congratulates the Lebanese Armed Forces

On August 21, Ambassador Elizabeth Richard and U.S. military representatives attended a live-fire exercise conducted by the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) at the Akoura military complex.  In remarks to the press, Ambassador Richard congratulated the LAF for demonstrating outstanding professionalism and sophistication in safely executing complex maneuvers using advanced-technology weaponry and equipment, calling the live-fire ...
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