The two countries have been locked in a battle over gas drilling rights and Israel's construction of a border wall that Lebanon says encroaches on its territory.

Israel's wall under construction on the border with Lebanon, near the village of Naqoura on February 8, 2018.
Israel's wall under construction on the border with Lebanon, near the village of Naqoura on February 8, 2018. (Reuters Archive)

Israel and Lebanon have been exchanging threats and condemnation over a border wall being built by Israel, a tender issued by Beirut for oil and gas exploration in disputed waters and arms flows to Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group.

Tensions remain high amid fears the disputes could escalate into another war.

TRT World's Francis Collings reports from Lebanon.

Source: TRT World