Do not travel to the Tripoli neighbourhoods of Jabal Mohsen and Bab-al-Tabbaneh.
Historical tensions between Sunnis and Alawites in these neighbourhoods escalated into violent clashes in the early stages of the Syrian conflict, killing over 200 people.
Violent incidents related to Syria, including car bombs, improvised explosive device (IED) attacks and rocket attacks, have occurred across Lebanon. Some have escalated into clashes between protesters and security forces.
Water cannons, tear gas and live ammunition have been used to disperse crowds, resulting in injuries.
Both US dollars and Lebanese lira (also known as Lebanese Pounds) are accepted throughout Lebanon.
Exercise a high degree of caution in Lebanon because of the unpredictable security situation caused by the conflict in neighbouring Syria, the threat of terrorist attack, and ongoing political and sectarian tensions. In a crisis, you're responsible for your own departure.
If you have travelled or intend to travel to Israel and you're a citizen of Lebanon and/or other Arab nations, or a dual national, you can be arrested and imprisoned in Lebanon.
Border alerts are raised where there are pending court cases and/or warrants for those wanted for, or convicted of, offences in Lebanon.
If your name matches an entry on the database you may be detained unless you can prove that the record does not relate to you.
Between 20, several bombs were detonated in central Beirut, in areas popular with international tourists. On occasion, main highways, including between central Beirut and the international airport, have been closed by groups protesting (or seeking to protest) against government policies, the situation in Syria, and/or destabilising the security environment. The southern suburbs are the area south of the Camille Chamoun Sports Stadium to the airport, east of the main airport road and west of the airport highway to the coast, south from Adnon El Hakim Road to Abbas El Mousawi Road.
This includes the suburbs of: On 12 November 2015, two suicide bomb attacks occurred outside a mosque and a bakery in Borj el Barajne, killing at least 43 people and wounding more than 200. Reconsider your need to travel to Tripoli and northern Lebanon, north of the line from Tripoli to Sir Ed Dinniyeh and Laboue.