Tensions lessened on Israel’s northern border with Lebanon following violence along the frontier over the weekend. The Fatma crossing, scene of demonstrations and rock-throwing by Lebanese civilians and armed Hezbollah members in recent days, was quiet as the Lebanese army and Hezbollah set up roadblocks preventing civilians from reaching the area. On Sunday, at least three Lebanese civilians were lightly hurt when Israeli troops fired warning shots to push back demonstrators attempting to enter Israeli territory.
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