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Conflict Incident Report
Confrontation between Joint Forces and Syrian Army
On the night of May 31, 1976, it is reported that approximately 2,000 Syrian soldiers entered Lebanon through the north in the Akkar, allegedly to “put an end to the massacre in Qobayat; 4,000 more went in through the Beqaa, advancing along two groups—one toward the hilltops overlooking Beirut and the other toward Saida. This led the way to a full-blown confrontation between the Syrian Army and the Joint Forces.
Syrian Army bombs West Beirut
The Syrian Army bombed residential areas in West Beirut, from the hilltops of Mount Lebanon. These areas included Sabra, Tarik al-Jdideh, Corniche al...
Syrian Army continues shelling West Beirut
The Syrian Army heavily shelled residential areas in West Beirut (namely Sanayeh and Hamra) and the Palestinian camps, at a rate of one bomb every...