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Conflict Incident Report

10 Suspected Terrorists Arrested in Northern Bekaa

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
July 19, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

Ten suspected terrorists were arrested Sunday evening in the northern Bekaa region, according to media reports.
“Army intelligence agents apprehended in the northern Bekaa town of al-Labweh ten individuals suspected on belonging to a terrorist organization,” state-run National News Agency reported.
“They were on their way from the outskirts of (the border town of) Arsal to areas inside Lebanon,” NNA said.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.