The United States has delivered $50 million worth of military assistance to Lebanon’s army to help it battle against Muslim extremists near the border with Syria.

U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard told reporters at Beirut’s port that the latest assistance is in “an entire ship full of military equipment.”

A U.S. Embassy statement said the shipment includes 50 armored Humvees, 40 howitzers and over 1,000 tons of ammunition.

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