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  • Israel reportedly flies over Lebanon in possible response to airspace violation

    October 8, 2012 | 12:01 pm

    Several Israeli warplanes violated Lebanon’s airspace Oct. 7, according to Lebanese media outlets, flying over the country’s southern region and setting off sonic booms in a possible response to an Oct. 6 violation of Israeli airspace by an unmanned drone which Israel has...

  • Israeli warplane shoots down object over Dimona

    December 16, 2010 | 2:09 pm

    An Israeli warplane shot down what is being called a suspicious flying object that flew into the airspace over the Dimona nuclear reactor.

    The Israeli media, citing an Israeli military spokeswoman, identified the object shot down by an F-16 jet as an unmanned balloon powered by an engine.

    The airspace over the reactor is a no-fly zone.

  • Turkey reportedly closes airspace to Israel

    June 28, 2010 | 11:04 am

    Turkey’s prime minister said his country has closed its airspace to Israeli planes.

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed Monday during the G-20 summit in Toronto that the airspace was closed following Israel’s May 31 interception of a Gaza-bound flotilla in which nine passengers, all...