Map of the syrian civil war the iraq civil war 2014 present and the lebanese insurgency for previous revisions of the battle map not including lebanon before june 2015 see file syria and iraq 2014 onward war map png. It separated the mainly muslim factions in predominantly muslim west beirut from the predominantly christian east beirut controlled by the lebanese front however as the civil war continued it also came to separate sunni from shia at the beginning of the civil war the division was.
The lebanese civil war took place from 1975 to 1990 resulting in an estimated 120 000 deaths.
Beirut civil war map. There was also an exodus of almost one million people from lebanon as a. As such it is only possible to give an approximate guide on these maps showing only the major factions. Although there is no active war in lebanon at the moment the country is in the middle of an economic.
Al ḥarb al ahliyyah al libnāniyyah was a multifaceted civil war in lebanon lasting from 1975 to 1990 and resulting in an estimated 120 000 fatalities. Defense mapping agency to aid the cia and the american military early in the lebanese civil war when the city was a hotbed of espionage and major faultline in the cold war. Once an elegant mansion the building was used as a snipers lair during the lebanese civil war and suffered heavy damage.
الحرب الأهلية اللبنانية romanized. Beit beirut is a museum and a cultural center in the achrafieh area and also a rare structure in beirut s architectural history. The lebanese civil war arabic.
A massive explosion has been reported in the lebanese capital of beirut and video footage shows a giant column of smoke rising over the city. The green line was a line of demarcation in beirut lebanon during the lebanese civil war from 1975 to 1990. Lebanon s health minister hamad hasan said the explosion had caused a very high number of injuries and extensive damage.
As of 2012 approximately 76 000 people remain displaced within lebanon. The lebanese civil war was a complicated affair which involved dozens of factions and saw fighting both between and within political religious groups especially within beirut which was often split between multiple factions. After updating this map please also update the date s at w module iraq syria map date used to denote the date in articles.
A fascinating large format map of greater beirut made by the u s. Beit beirut museum and urban cultural center. An extremely accurate and detailed depiction based upon satellite reconnaissance it labels every major building street and feature making it one of the.