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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrested Lebanese, Syrians and Palestinians for their involvement in terrorism and forgery

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tensions at Ain el-Helweh (starting August 7, 2014)
Date of incident: 
August 26, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL))
ISF(internal security forces)

On 26 Aug 15, In the framework of the follow-up activities of terrorist groups and sleeper cells affiliated, and tracing networks active in the field of forgery and fraud and the smuggling of people, ISF arrested the following wanted persons: Palestinian refugee in Lebanon to pledge allegiance and belonging to ISIS and carrying out acts of monitoring and control of the headquarters of Palestinian leaders in Ain al-Hilweh camp. Palestinian refugee in Lebanon who is related to a terrorist fugitive who participated in internal military events threatening the stability and civil peace and his attempt to move to Syria to fight alongside one of the terrorist groups.

Primary 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.