Lebanon’s Information Minister Ghazi Aridi has accused Israel of using banned weapons in violation of international law.

Reports in the Lebanese media have claimed that has used phosphorus incendiary bombs and vacuum bombs that suck up air and facilitate building collapses. The use of incendiary weapons against civilians has been banned since 1980. The military used similar phosphorous weapons during the siege of Fallujuah in .

In addition, has been accused Of breaking law By using weapons on civilians.Several legal experts in the have accused of violating the U.S. Arms Export Control Act by using U.S.-made fighter planes and missiles to kill civilians and to destroy ’s infrastructure.

Defense experts say has over five-hundred F-16 and F-15 fighters planes – all of them supplied by the .