Egypt`s Ambassador to Lebanon Ashraf Hamdi has said that his country is ready to provide "all possible aid" to the Lebanese army and security forces.
Lebanese soldiers in armoured vehicles advanced into a border town that was attacked by Islamists in an incursion from Syria at the weekend, finding the bodies of 50 militants, a Lebanese security official said.
A suicide bomber killed himself and three soldiers when he detonated a car bomb at a Lebanese Army checkpoint in the border town of Arsal on Saturday, Lebanese security sources said.
The Lebanese Army used its air defense systems against Syrian helicopters on Monday after they carried out a raid inside Lebanese territory, a military source said.
In a bid to restore calm, Lebanese Army troops in armoured vehicles are on the streets to force protesters with guns off roads.
Iran is a key supporter of the Lebanese group Hezbollah.
The military was tipped off about the systems by militant Hezbollah group.
The two were a part of Fatah al-Islam, a fundamentalist Palestinian group.
Two alleged members of outlawed
militant groups were killed in clashes with the Lebanese army
on Saturday in the east of the country, a military spokesman told
a news agency.
Lebanese anti-aircraft guns
opened fire on two Israeli warplanes that were violating its
airspace at medium altitude Sunday, the military said.
Lebanese anti-aircraft guns opened fire on four Israeli fighter planes that were violating its air space today, the military said.
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