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Conflict Incident Report

LAF arrests in North Lebanon

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
May 5, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

On 05 May 15, the Lebanese Armed Forces arrested 6 Lebanese Nationals and 50 Syrian Nationals in the town of Kweshra in North Lebanon. The LAF also raided a house in Bab El Hadid area, Tripoli and found weapons, assault rifles & military gear.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.