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Conflict Incident Report

Israel violates national airspace

Date of incident: 
August 5, 2014

An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated yesterday midnight the Lebanese airspace from above Alma Shaab and effectuated U-shaped manoeuvres in the skies of South Lebanon, Riyak, Baalbek, and Hermel, then left towards the occupied Palestinian territories at 20:25 from above Rmeish village.

Primary category: 
Air Space Violation
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.