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Conflict Incident Report

LAF arrest Australian National over terror links

Date of incident: 
March 8, 2015
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Lebanese Military Intelligence

On 08 Mar 15, the Lebanese Armed Forces arrested an Australian citizen in the northern Koura district on suspicion of having ties with terrorist groups. He was apprehended by the army intelligence at his house in the area of Dahr al-Ain at night.

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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.