There was an attack on the Israeli military in the Shebaa Farms on 28 January 2015. There have been reports of cross border shelling near the towns of Majidiyeh, Kfarshouba, Abbasiye and Wazzani. A UN peacekeeper has been killed and further casualties have been reported. There is potential for further clashes. Monitor the media for updates.
There are ongoing clashes between Lebanese security forces and militants in Tripoli and in areas north of Tripoli, including in Minyeh and Banine. Reports of civilians, soldiers and militants killed and injured.
The security situation in parts of Lebanon can deteriorate quickly. There is potential for further violence, which could restrict departure options. Keep up to date with developments, be vigilant, follow local advice and avoid any protests or demonstrations. Roads can become blocked due to protests.