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U.S. State Department issues travel warning for Lebanon

May 12, 1998
Web posted at: 1:39 p.m. EST (1839 GMT)

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The U.S. Department of State on Monday warned Americans "of the dangers of travel to Lebanon," citing past terrorist attacks targeting U.S. citizens.

"The perpetrators of these attacks are still present in Lebanon, and retain the ability to act," the warning read.

The State Department urged all Americans living or traveling in Lebanon to register with the U.S. embassy in Beirut.

For the full text of the latest warning, click here.

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