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Conflict Incident Report

LAF: Syrian linked to ISIL referred to judicial authorities

Date of incident: 
April 19, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL))
Lebanese Military Intelligence
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) Orientation Directorate issued on Saturday the following statement:

"The Intelligence Directorate referred the case of Syrian national Abdul Rahman Mohammad Ali Al Aakari, apprehended on 19/04/2016 in Tripoli, to specialized judicial authorities for his link to the terrorist organization ISIL."

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.