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Conflict Incident Report

State Security arrested two Syrians for belonging to Nusra Front

Date of incident: 
October 9, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
al-Nusra Front
State Security

The General Directorate of State Security, after monitoring and follow-up, arrested two Syrians who admitted to belonging to the Nusra Front and participate in several battles for its favor. Building on the reference of the government commissioner, the arrestees have been handed over to the military court for legal action. 

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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.