Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (May 15, 2019) 

Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Beirut advises all U.S. citizens of heightened tensions in the region.  We strongly encourage U.S. citizens to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness.

Actions to Take:

  • Keep a low profile
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Review your personal security plans
  • As always, have travel documents up to date 


  • U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon

(961) (4) 542600 or (961) (4) 543600

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444