Press release

Travel Advice for Lebanon

We advise against all travel to southern suburbs of Beirut west of the airport road

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Travel advice
Travel advice

On 19 February 2014, there were 2 explosions in the Bir Hassan area in the southern suburbs of Beirut which targeted the Iranian Cultural Center. At least 8 people were killed and over 120 injured. The FCO now advise against all travel to southern suburbs of Beirut west of the airport road. Read more: Lebanon Travel Advice

Published 20 February 2014