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Lebanon: advisory from Global Affairs Canada


 Global Affairs Canada advises against non-essential travel to Lebanon, due to the unpredictable security situation. If you must travel to Lebanon, ensure that your travel documents are up to date and register with the Embassy of Canada to Lebanon in Beirut in case of developments. 

Regional Advisory for the southern suburbs of Beirut 

Global Affairs Canada advises against all travel to the southern suburbs of Beirut, due to the increased threat of terrorist attacks. This includes the areas from south of the Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium to the airport perimeter, and east of the main airport highway (i.e. the neighbourhoods of Dahieh, Ghobeiry, Chiyah, Haret Hraik, Borj al Brajne, Mraije, Rouais and Laylaki), but excludes the main highway to the airport and the airport. 

See Security for more information.

Regional Advisory for North Lebanon


Global Affairs Canada advises against all travel to the following parts of North Lebanon, due to sporadic violence and an unpredictable security situation:

North Governorate (from the southern city limits of Tripoli, northward to the Syrian border, including Akkar District);

Miniyeh-Danniyeh District. Read more at: