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Conflict Incident Report

State Security arrested a man in Berqayel for links with terrorists

Date of incident: 
October 2, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
State Security
Islamic State (IS); Daech *

A State Security unit arrested a person from the town of Berqayel - Akkar, on charges of communicating with terrorist groups and promoting publications and propaganda for the sake of Daesh. 

The arrestee has been handed over to the Army intelligence branch in North Lebanon.

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.