The Lebanese Army received 1,000 rifles from the U.S. as part of Washington’s aid for the military, the Defense Ministry announced Saturday.

The Logistics Brigades of the Lebanese Army received the guns at Rafik Hariri International Airport (photo). The Ministry said the shipment was in line with bilateral agreements signed between the two countries.

The rifles were delivered to the Lebanese Army by US officials during a ceremony at the Rafik Hariri International Airport. […]