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Conflict Incident Report

Palestinian arrested in Aboudiyeh over terrorism charges

Date of incident: 
November 8, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Islamic State (IS); Daech *
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
ISF Intelligence Branch

The ISF Information Branch arrested one Palestinian on November 8 in the northern border region of Aboudiyeh, for belonging to terrorist Daesh organization. 
The arrested confessed to having fought alongside the group in Syria before returning to Lebanon with the intention of recruiting individuals to join terrorists. 

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.