The Lebanese Armed Forces launches operation "Fajr al-Joroud", and on the first day recaptures 30 km of territory near the Lebanon–Syria border formerly occupied by ISIS militants. Twenty ISIS militants were killed and 10 Lebanese soldiers were wounded.
Lebanese Armed Forces are attacked by five suicide bombers and other militants during a raid of two Syrian refugee camps in Arsal near the Syrian border. The army reports a girl was killed in one of the suicide attacks, seven soldiers were also wounded, and 350 people, including several ISIL officials, were detained during the sweep.
The Lebanese army in Wadi Khaled is placed on alert after rockets from Syria kill two people in its territory. [http:--www.nowlebanon.com-NewsArticleDetails.aspx?ID=416837 (Now Lebanon)]date=August 2019 [http:--www.nna-leb.gov.lb-newsDetailE.aspx?id=421496 (Lebanese News Agency)]date=August 2019
The Lebanese army claims that Israeli Air Force planes violated Lebanon's airspace several times, in violation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution, which ended the Israeli-Lebanese war of 2006 between Lebanese-based Islamic militant group Hezbollah and Israel.