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Ambassador Hale Honors the Legacy of Rafik Hariri on the 10th Anniversary of his Assassination

Today American Ambassador David Hale visited the grave of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri to commemorate the tenth anniversary of his assassination.  The Ambassador also paid his respects to Minister Mohammad Chatah, Major General Wissam al-Hassan, and the other individuals buried at the site. Below is Ambassador Hale’s statement following his visit. ### I first ...
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America Delivers $25 million in Weapons and Ammunition to the Lebanese Army

Today American Ambassador David Hale presided over the delivery of $25 million in assistance to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) via the M/V Advantage vessel at the Beirut Port. Ambassador Hale was accompanied by Brigadier General Manuel Kerejian, Director of the LAF Logistics Brigade. Below are Ambassador Hale’s remarks from the event. Today’s shipment, from ...
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AFCP Large Grants Program

The US Embassy is launching the AFCP LARGE GRANTS PROGRAM. It supports the preservation of major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, and museum collections that are accessible to the public and protected by law in the host country.  New projects are eligible starting to $500,000 of support.  Projects previously supported by AFCP are ...
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2016-2018 Fulbright Student Scholarship Program

The U.S. Embassy is now accepting applications for the 2016-2018 Fulbright Student Scholarship Program, which covers a maximum of two years of graduate-level study at a university in the U.S. starting in August 2016. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State in honor of former U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright and demonstrates ...
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