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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli drone violates Lebanese skies

Date of incident: 
August 8, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

Army Command Guidance Directorate issued the following communiqué: "On Friday at 4:15 p.m., an Israeli drone violated Lebanese airspace from above the sea off Nakoura village, executed circular flight over Beirut, Metn and Baabda region; and then left on Saturday at 02:00 a.m. from above Nakoura 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.