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Conflict Incident Report

Army carries out raids in vicinity of Kleiaat airport, Abboudieh

Date of incident: 
February 27, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

The Army carried out raids in the vicinity of Kleiaat airport and arrested two Syrians on illegal residence charges, and ordered them to remove their tents from the outskirts of the airport. In the town of Abboudieh, a Lebanese citizen was also arrested with firearms in his possession, along with three Syrians with no legal papers.

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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):
Conflicts of social discrimination
Violent and unjust treatment of different categories of people and individuals based on race, age, gender or sexuality, committed by the State, groups and individuals, related to a lack of protection and rights, inefficiency of the Justice system and persisting social and economic vulnerabilities.