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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli reconnaissance plane violates Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
July 15, 2014

An Israeli reconnaissance plane has been hovering over the southern coastal area of Tyre, stretching from Naqoura to Al Rashidiyye camp, the NNA correspondent reported.

The plane also carried out flights over the towns and villages that witnessed heavy tension and rocket-launching operations in the past three days.

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.