You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

World

  • Investigators reach Ukraine jet-crash site
    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine – As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of Malaysian Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
  • Israeli shells hit school, market
    Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N.
  • Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves
    Israel’s military said Thursday it was calling up another 16,000 reserves, a move that allows it to substantially widen its 23-day campaign against Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip.
Advertisement

Official: Israeli warplanes fly over Lebanon

BEIRUT – A Lebanese security official says Israeli warplanes have flown over southern Lebanon.

The official says the flights were seen heading from southern Lebanon toward the eastern Bekaa Valley that borders Syria. He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.

Israel had no comment.

Friday’s flights come two days after officials said Israel launched a rare airstrike inside Syria, targeting a convoy carrying anti-aircraft weapons bound for Hezbollah, the powerful Lebanese militant group allied with Syria and Iran.

The Syrian military denied there was a weapons convoy. It said low-flying Israeli jets crossed into the country over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and bombed a scientific research center.

The facility is in the area of Jamraya, northwest of Damascus, about 10 miles from the Lebanese border.

Advertisement