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Published on : Thursday, February 25, 2016
A travel ban has been issued by Bahrain against Lebanon. Bahrain’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, has called on Bahraini citizens, to avoid going to Lebanon, for their own safety.
Bahrain joins the travel ban, together with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), after Saudi Arabia halted US$4 billion aid to the Lebanese army, in response to “hostile” Hezbollah positions, Al-jazeera reported.
The ministry urged Bahraini citizens in Lebanon, to promptly leave and exercise extreme caution at all times, until their departure.
The move came after Riyadh halted the US$4 billion in aid to the Lebanese security forces, in response to “hostile” positions linked to Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah, Al-jazeera reported.