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Conflict Incident Report

Fighting between Joint Forces and Lebanese Front/Syrian Army

Associated Timeline/Case: 
The Two-Year War: February 1975– December 1976
Date of incident: 
August 1, 1975 to December 31, 1975
Actors/Parties Involved: 
National Movement (NM)
Syrian Armed Forces
Lebanese Kataeb Party
National Liberal Party (NLP)
Al-Marada

Moreover, the regions in and around Saida and Sour were in the grip of the fighting between the Joint Forces and their allies on the one hand, and the Syrian Army and the Lebanese Front militias on the other hand.

The Syrian Marine force was blocking the civilian ports of Tripoli, Saida, and Sour.