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2022 Tomorrow’s Leaders Undergraduate Program

The U.S. Department of State’s U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and Amideast are pleased to announce this year’s recruitment for the Tomorrow’s Leaders (TL) Undergraduate Program. The TL Program is an innovative opportunity that offers degree-granting, university-level undergraduate scholarships at select U.S. accredited institutions of higher education in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA): ...
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Updated Country Information and Travel Advisory on Lebanon

Location:  Lebanon The U.S. Embassy in Lebanon would like to inform U.S. citizens that the Economic Instability portion of the Safety and Security section of the Country Information for Lebanon has been updated.  The complete Country Information may be found here  and the Travel Advisory here . The Embassy requests that all U.S. citizens residing in Lebanon ...
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Agreement on the Formation of a New Lebanese Government

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 The United States welcomes the announcement that Lebanon’s leaders have agreed to form a new government under the leadership of Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati, offering hope that urgent action will be taken to address the dire needs and legitimate aspirations of the Lebanese people. We urge ...
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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy Leads Congressional Delegation in Visit to Lebanon

September 1, 2021 Media Notice For Immediate Release U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) led a Congressional delegation visit to Lebanon, including Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Jon Ossoff (D-GA). The delegation met with President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati, Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri, Lebanese Armed Forces Commander General Joseph ...
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The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2022 – 2023

The Fulbright Program is the U.S. Government’s flagship international educational exchange program.  Each year some 800 faculty and professionals from around the world receive Fulbright Scholar grants for advanced research and university lecturing in the United States. Lebanese scholars may seek affiliations with U.S. institutions of higher learning for 3 to 10 months. The 2022-2023 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program will ...
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