Israeli planes breach Lebanese airspace

Lebanon’s Hizb Allah resistance group has opened fire on Israeli warplanes violating the country’s airspace.

    Israeli soldiers maintain presence on border with Lebanon

    Two Israeli planes broke the sound barrier over the southern towns of Hasbaya and Marjayoun on Sunday, according to police.

    The resistance group confirmed in a statement that its anti-aircraft batteries opened fire on the planes.

    The group has warned Israel against violating Lebanon’s airspace, saying it breaches the country’s sovereignty.

    Hizb Allah, which the United States includes on a list of so-called “terrorist” groups, ousted Israeli occupation forces from south Lebanon in May 2000, following a 22-year occupation.

    It holds a number of seats in parliament, runs charities, hospitals and a number of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Residents of long-neglected northwestern tribal belt say incorporation into Pakistan has left them in a vacuum.