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Oct-2014

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Warning – LEBANON – CDN GOV’T TRAVEL CAUTION: – Canadians advised against all travel within 10 km of the border with Syria and to the northern Bekaa Valley, from Rayak northward to the Syrian border (including Britel, Baalbek, Arsal, Labweh, Ras Baalbek, Qaa and Hermel), due to incidents linked to the conflict in Syria.

Source: http://travel.gc.ca/destinations/lebanon

Advisories
LEBANON – AVOID NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) 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

DFATD 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 Tripoli

DFATD advises against all travel to Tripoli, due to sporadic violence. See Security for more information.

Regional Advisory for the border region with Syria and the northern Bekaa Valley

DFATD advises against all travel within 10 km of the border with Syria and to the northern Bekaa Valley, from Rayak northward to the Syrian border (including Britel, Baalbek, Arsal, Labweh, Ras Baalbek, Qaa and Hermel), due to incidents linked to the conflict in Syria. See Security for more information.

Regional Advisory for Abra

DFATD advises against all travel to the area of Abra, near Saïda, due to armed clashes between the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and local militias. See Security for more information.

Regional Advisory for areas south of the Litani River

DFATD advises against all travel south of the Litani River, near the border with Israel, due to military activity. See Security for more information.

Regional Advisory for the Palestinian refugee camps

DFATD advises against all travel to Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, due to an unpredictable security situation. See Security for more information.

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