Lebanon - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
Reconsider travel to Lebanon due to crime, terrorism, armed conflict, civil unrest, kidnapping and Embassy Beirut?s limited capacity to provide support to U.S. citizens. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.
Lebanon is a small, largely mountainous country in the Middle East, located at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon is bordered by Syria to the north and east, and Israel to the south, with a narrow coastline along its western edge.
Tales from the front of the First Lebanon War
Dust filled the Mediterranean air, filtering the sun as it rose over Mount Lebanon into the port of Beirut. We shuffled along in single file, our assault rifles loaded, fingers on the triggers. One of ...
In ?1982,? one day tells an entire war?s story
For his feature film debut, director Oualid Mouaness drew on boyhood memories of the Israeli invasion of Lebanon.
Fear and loathing: The US travel guide to the world
The US state department wants travelling Americans to be wary of the ?dangerous? world their country helped create.
Re-appointed Lebanese PM-designate urges political parties to cooperate for saving country
Najib Mikati (1st L) speaks at a press conference after being re-appointed as Lebanon's prime minister-designate at Baabda Palace near Beirut, Lebanon, on June 23, 2022. Najib Mikati was re-appointed ...
Etel Adnan, Van Gogh Museum review ? bold colours blaze from the walls
When Etel Adnan was a girl, she went to the beach in Beirut with her mother. The sun shone, her world seemed a blaze of primary colours against the white of the sand. Those bold colours and the spirit ...
\'1982\' explores the complexities of love and war in Lebanon
Israel invaded Lebanon 40 years ago. Lebanese filmmaker Oualid Mouaness, inspired by his own memories, wrote the and directed the film.
Memoirs of Late Prime Minister Saeb Salam (Part 2): The Americans Secured Arafat?s Protection as He Left Beirut
The second episode of the memoirs of late Lebanese Prime Minister Saeb Salam talks about the Israeli invasion in the summer of 1982, where Salam says that under the bombardment and raids, he felt as ...
Families of Beirut Port Blast Victims Seek Compensation from MPs Close to Berri
The legal representatives of the families of the Beirut port explosion victims have resorted to a civil court to demand financial compensation from two MPs close to parliament Speaker Nabih Berri for ...
A ?cosmic stink?: Israel?s invasion of Lebanon, 40 years on
The 'Green Line' separating 'West Beirut' from the east of the city ... of AUB ? emblazoned with the university?s motto in English and Arabic: ?That they may have life and have it more ...