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Conflict Incident Report

Daesh terrorist, 10 companions arrested in Arsal, weapons seized

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
November 25, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Islamic State (IS); Daech *

The Army Intelligence succeeded to arrest 11 armed persons, among them one of Daesh's top leaders, the one responsible for booby-trapped cars and suicide bombers, Ahmad Youssef Amon (aka The Sheikh), the NNA correspondent in Arsal said.

Amon, who got injured in the clashes that led to his arrest, was transported on a helicopter to the hospital for treatment.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
Primary category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict
Secondary Category: 
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.