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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli planes violate Lebanon's airspace

Date of incident: 
August 18, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

he Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate issued on Monday the following statement:
"Two Israeli planes violated the Lebanese airspace from above Aitaroun at 10: 35 a.m. and carried out circular flights over different regions and then left from above the sea, facing Naqoura town, at 12:10 p.m."

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.