Widespread demonstrations and violent confrontations. Residents intending to visit the country should adjust their travel plans and avoid non-essential travel. Those already there should monitor the situation, attend to personal safety and avoid protests and large gatherings of people.
- In mid October 2012, a car bomb explosion in the Achrafieh district of Beirut resulted in casualties. Numerous roads throughout Lebanon, including the airport highway, are currently subject to sporadic closures.
- In May 2012, violent clashes in Tripoli and parts of Beirut.
- In end April 2012, an explosion in Tyre resulted in injuries.
- In mid June 2011, violent clashes in the city of Tripoli resulted in casualties.
- In mid May 2011, demonstrations on the Lebanese and Israeli border.
[ current OTA issued on 24 February 2011, 21:00 ]
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Hyperlinks to other travel advisories:
Outbound Travel Alert of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China (Chinese only)
Travel Advisories of Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (English only)
Travel Reports and Warnings of Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (English only)
Travelling and Living Overseas of British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (English only)