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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli planes violate national skies

Date of incident: 
July 22, 2014

An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated on Monday at 9:05 a.m. the Lebanese airspace from above the Southern Lebanese village of Kfarkila, then effectuated U-shaped flights in the skies of Baalbek, Hermel, Riyak, and off Sidon shore, then left towards the occupied Palestinian territories at 20:35 from above Naquora, a Lebanese Army communiqué said on Tuesday.

At 19:10 a similar drone violated the Lebanese airspace from above Naquora, and effectuated circular flights in Baalbek, Hermel and Riyak, then left at 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday towards the occupied zone.

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.