Saudi Arabia advises citizens not to travel to Lebanon

Saudi Arabia has advised its citizens not to travel to Lebanon in light of the latest security events, the foreign ministry wrote on Twitter.

Lebanon remains on a Saudi travel list where obtaining prior permission to visit is required.

On Thursday, seven people were killed in violence in Beirut as crowds headed for a protest called by the Hezbollah group.

The ministry also asked Saudi citizens currently in Lebanon to take precautions and stay away from gathering places. 

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