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Conflict Incident Report

Syrians arrested for terrorism charges

Date of incident: 
April 29, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
State Security
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
al-Nusra Front
Islamic State (IS); Daech *

A state security unit in Marj'Ayoun arrested, ten Syrians in the town of al-Khiyam for their connections with terrorist groups and partaking in battles alongside al-Nusra Front and Daesh in Syria, whereby they were handed over to the military court for further investigations, NNA correspondent in Marj'Ayoun reported. 

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.