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Israeli reconnaissance plane circles Beirut environs for 9 hours

By staff

More Israeli aggression against Lebanon

A statement from the Lebanese Army states that an Israeli reconnaissance plane breached the Lebanese airspace for nine hours, Jan 1. “The enemy plane circled over the South region, Beirut and its suburbs, Riyaq and Baalbek for 9 hours, and then left at 4:15 p.m. from above the aforementioned town,” stated the army communiqué.

This latest violation of Lebanon’s sovereignty comes at a time of heightened Israeli aggression in the region. Israel shelled villages in south Lebanon on Dec. 29. On Dec. 30, Israeli troops fired several artillery shells into central Gaza.

U.S. and Israeli policies in Lebanon are an attempt to weaken the patriotic and national resistance forces in Lebanon. Also, many believe that the Israeli intelligence service, Mossad, is responsible for the murder of Hassan Lakkis, an important resistance and Hezbollah leader.

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