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Conflict Incident Report

Army arrests Tripoli citizen on terrorist suspicion

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
October 3, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Army
Lebanese Civilians

"A Lebanese army unit in Tripoli raided Saturday the residence of Amer Omar al-Bib in the locality of Talaat Rifai'ya, and arrested him on grounds of suspicion of his belonging to terrorist groups, especially that a quantity of light weapons and ammunition were found in his possession," an Army communiqué indicated. The arrested suspect was handed-over to the concerned authorities along with the confiscated possessions, whereby investigations were initiated into his case.

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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.