BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:20 A.M.) – The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have been conducting nonstop flights over Lebanon since Sunday afternoon, a military source reported this morning.

According to the source, the Israeli Defense Forces have deployed both warplanes and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) over the Lebanese airspace during the last few hours.

The source said the Israeli warplanes have even flown over the southern suburbs of Beirut before circling back to the southern Lebanese governorates of Nabatieh and Beqa’a.

Last year, the Israeli Defense Forces attacked Hezbollah’s media center in southern Beirut using a suicide drone; this was one of the first strikes carried out by the IDF inside the Lebanese capital in over a year.

The Israeli warplanes have increased their flights over Lebanese airspace in recent days, especially in the southern region of the country, which borders Israel from the north.

Most recently, the Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab warned that his country would not tolerate these constant airspace violations, but the IDF has continued their overflights without consequence.

 

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Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-04-14 01:08

+++ “Last year, the Israeli Defense Forces attacked Hezbollah’s media center in southern Beirut using a suicide drone” >>> Considering that the remains of the two drones used were Chinese widely spread DJI Matrice 600pro hexa-copter drones that can’t be controlled from more than 5km, that the attack failed and it’s not really the IDF style to either use Chinese cräp to do strike, nor to attack media-wings while they didn’t endorsed the botched strike at all, let me have severe doubts… My 2 cents this strike came from some Lebanese having enough with the Iranian puppets hijacking their country… Read more »

Rod GILLIS
Rod GILLIS
2020-04-14 15:50

Diab can’t do anything to keeping the IAF out of his airspace. He can expect more intrusions later this year when Hezbollah gears up that rocket factory to install better guidance on the old stock they have. They will take that plant out with air strikes as soon as it becomes operational. Further, Iran is setting up bases in Syria which the IAF and the US have bombed already a number of times. If Diab wants the IAF out of their air space, then he better get rid of Hezbollah and stop preparing for war with Israel.