Lebanese State Security
Agency overview
HeadquartersEl Ramleh el Bayda, Beirut
Annual budgetClassified
Agency executive
  • Tony Saliba, General Director.
Parent agencyLebanese Supreme Council of Defense (President and Prime minister).

The Lebanese State Security or Amn Eddawla (Official name: General Directorate of State Security) (Arabic: المديرية العامة لأمن الدولة) is the Lebanese National Security Agency, directly attached to both, the Lebanese President and Prime Minister.

The General Directorate of the Lebanese State Security was established in 1985. In March 2017, General Tony Saliba was appointed as director of the State Security in replacement of George Qaraa. Both are Melkite Greek catholics as the position is traditionnaly reserved to the community.[1]


Major function required by the Agency:


The Lebanese State Security is mainly divided into several parts:

See also