ISIS and Nusra Move to East Lebanon

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ISIS and Nusra Move to East Lebanon

The former Jihadist allies from the so-called “Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham” (ISIS) and Jabhat Al-Nusra (Syrian Al-Qaeda group) are now at odds with one another in eastern Lebanon after spending nearly 2 years without confronting each other inside the ‘Arsal Barrens of the Beqa’a Governorate.

On Wednesday afternoon, several firefights were reported between Jabhat Al-Nusra and ISIS at the villages of Wadi Hamid, Al-Zimrani, Wadi Mira, and Al-Khayl in the ‘Arsal Barrens; these clashes lasted well into the evening and forced both the Lebanese Army and Hezbollah to concentrate their forces to this mountainous region in order to make sure the fighting was not going to spread.

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