Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (13 November 2019)

Security Alert – False Messages to U.S. Citizens (November 13, 2019)
Event:  False reports have been circulating since yesterday evening, November 12, claiming to be from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut.  The U.S. Embassy did not disseminate any messages to American citizens in the last 24 hours.

The U.S. Embassy posts authoritative information on its website, Facebook and Twitter accounts, and by email to U.S. citizens who have registered in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).

The latest messages can be viewed here.

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon
(961) (4) 542600 or (961) (4) 543600

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

For further detailed information regarding travel and security in Lebanon: