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U.S. Embassy Beirut Expands Interview Waiver Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Visas

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut is pleased to announce the expansion of interview waiver eligibility for Lebanese citizens who are renewing B1/B2 tourist and business visas. Lebanese citizens of ages 50 and older and whose B1/B2 visas have expired within the last 24 months may qualify for Interview Waiver which allows for visa renewal without ...
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U.S.-Lebanon Sports and Diplomacy with LAU and U.S. Embassy Beirut

The Lebanese American University (LAU) organized and hosted a cultural exchange sports event titled “USA-Lebanon Sports and Diplomacy,” in collaboration with U.S. Embassy Beirut. Ambassador Dorothy Shea; LAU Chief Academic Officer Dr. George Nasr; President of the Basketball Association Akram Halabi; and other members from LAU, U.S. Embassy Beirut, and the National Basketball Federation attended ...
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2023-2024 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program, a one academic semester study program in the United States sponsored by the U.S. State Department.  Students will enroll in a full-time, non-degree, undergraduate course work chosen from their host institution’s existing curriculum.  They will be required to take one, ...
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Statement by Secretary Blinken: Historic Agreement Establishing a Permanent Israel-Lebanon Maritime Boundary

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN October 27, 2022 Historic Agreement Establishing a Permanent Israel-Lebanon Maritime Boundary The United States congratulates the Governments of Israel and Lebanon for finalizing their agreement, facilitated by the United States, to establish a permanent maritime boundary. This historic ...
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White House: Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the Conclusion of the Israel-Lebanon Maritime Boundary Dispute

I am proud to congratulate Israel and Lebanon on officially concluding their agreement to resolve their long-standing maritime boundary dispute.  Today in Naqoura, Lebanon, both Parties took the final steps to bring the agreement into force and submitted the final paperwork to the United Nations in the presence of the United States. As I said ...
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