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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli plane violates Lebanese Air Space

Date of incident: 
July 28, 2014

An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace at 7:50 a.m. above the Sothern town of Rmeish, circled over the areas of western Bekaa and the South, and then left at 5:15 p.m. from over Shebaa Farms, a Lebanese Army communiqué indicated Monday.

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.