Gulf Countries Issue Travel Warnings For Lebanon
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Three Gulf countries have issued warnings over travel to ‪#‎Lebanon‬ after peaceful anti-government demonstrations in Beirut turned violent over the weekend.
‪#‎Bahrain‬‪#‎Kuwait‬ and ‪#‎Saudi‬ Arabia issued the warnings after protests that began over the country's uncollected rubbish escalated into mass protests over perceived government corruption, and power and water shortages.
Bahrain on Monday called on its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately and avoid travelling there in the near future "out of its keenness for their security and safety". 
The Kuwaiti embassy called on its nationals to remain vigilant for their safety at all times. "Under the current critical circumstances, the Kuwaiti nationals in Lebanon are advised to cancel any unnecessary plans and leave ," it said in a statement.
Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry urged all Saudi citizens in Lebanon to exercise caution and to check in with the embassy.

25 Aug, 2015 0 1100
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