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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli drone violates Lebanese skies

Date of incident: 
July 24, 2014

Army Command Guidance Directorate issued the following communiqué: "On Wednesday at 12:00 noon, an Israeli drone violated Lebanese airspace from above Kfarkilla village, executed circular flight over Riyak, Baalbeck, El-Hermel and the south; and then left today (Thursday) at 7:15 a.m. from above Alma Al-Shaab 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.