Both the UAE and Saudi Arabia have banned their citizens from visiting Lebanon
Both the UAE and Saudi Arabia have banned their citizens from visiting Lebanon © Joseph Eid - AFP/File
Both the UAE and Saudi Arabia have banned their citizens from visiting Lebanon
AFP
Last updated: February 24, 2016

UAE bans citizens from travelling to Lebanon

The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday banned its citizens from travelling to Lebanon and reduced its diplomatic presence in Beirut.

The move came shortly after Saudi Arabia urged its citizens to leave Lebanon, in a move seen as a reaction to growing tensions between Riyadh and its regional rival Iran.

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