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Conflict Incident Report
Siege of Dbayeh camp
The Two-Year War | February, 1975 to December, 1976
Date of incident:
January 12, 1976
National Liberal Party (NLP)
Lebanese Kataeb Party
The Kataeb and PNL laid siege to the camp of Dbayeh, inhabited by around 1,500 Palestinian refugees, a majority of whom were Christian, in the eastern suburbs of Beirut. The militias entered the camp two days later.
Siege of Tal el-Zaatar and Jisr el-Basha camps
In early January 1976, the warring parties resorted to a new form of violence. On January 4 Christian militias began a siege of the Palestinian camps...
Attack on Maslakh-Karantina camp
The Kataeb and PNL militias launched an attack on the Maslakh-Karantina area, bombing it with mortar shells. About 30,000 people inhabited the camp,...
Siege of Nabaa
The Christian militias laid siege to the Lebanese Shi`a neighborhood of Nabaa, located in Beirut’s eastern suburbs. On August 6, 1976, the residents...
Fall of Tal el-Zaatar and Jisr el-Basha
Christian militias launched an attack against the Palestinian camps of Jisr al-Basha and Tel al-Zaatar. The attack was led by the PNL, with the...
Sieges set off clashes in other areas
Forced Displacement of Population
The sieges, which started in January, set off clashes on several fronts across the country, marked by a rise in the number of cross-sectarian...