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Conflict Incident Report

Army arrested three persons on terrorist charges in al-Nour camp in Arsal

Date of incident: 
September 13, 2017
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

The army raided the camp of Al-Nour in Arsal, known as the Abu Taqiya industrial complex, and arrested three wanted men, among them two Lebanese, one from Amoun family and the other from al-Hujairi's, both of them from Arsal, in addition to a Syrian, all charged with terror links. 

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.