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Conflict Incident Report

Army arrests two Syrians trying to reach Shebaa through Jabal Sheikh heights

Date of incident: 
December 14, 2014
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

The Army arrested at its checkpoint on the eastern side of Shebaa two Syrians from Beit Jinn village who were trying to reach Shebaa through Jabal Sheikh heights, as reported by the NNA correspondent in the region.

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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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.