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Daech's security official in Lebanon arrested
Date of incident:
August 21, 2017
Number of Injured:
Lebanese Military Intelligence
Islamic State (IS); Daech *
Army intelligence arrested Daesh's security official in Lebanon, Syrian national Basil Abdel Qader, better known as "Falcon of Arsal", during the third day of offensive aiming at clearing Lebanese territory from Daech militants.
This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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.
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