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Conflict Incident Report

Two Israeli drones violate Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
August 27, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

Army Command Guidance Directorate issued the following communiqué:" On Tuesday at 07:20 a.m., an Israeli drone violated Lebanese airspace from above Alma Al-Shaab village, executed circular flight over the South, Zahleh and West Bekaa regions, and then left at 3:10 p.m. from above Kfarkilla village.

And ( on the same day) at 10:15 a.m., another Israeli drone breached the Lebanese skies from above Al-Nakoura village, executed circular flight over Iklim Al-Kharoub and the south regions, and then left at 2:40 p.m. from above Rmeich 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.