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'Prominent' ISIS member detained in north Lebanon
General Security detained a man during a raid Tuesday in the northern city of Tripoli suspected of recruiting Lebanese youths to join ISIS, a security source told The Daily Star. The source said that General Security's Information Bureau detained Omar Ghannoum, who is a prominent ISIS official, in the Bab al-Ramel neighborhood. His arrest came as a result of monitoring a group involved in recruiting Lebanese to join ISIS and carrying out and facilitating terror acts, according to the source. Residents of Tripoli have been increasingly concerned about the number of youths who have left to join ISIS and the Nusra Front. Hundreds of people from the north are believed to have joined extremist groups in Syria and Iraq. http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2015/Aug-25/312682-promine...