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BEIRUT — This week President Donald Trump threatened to cut U.S. funding to the U.N. agency that supports Palestinian refugees, and to the Palestinian Authority. On Twitter he chastised the Palestinian Authority for taking U.S. aid while showing no "appreciation or respect" and threatened to cut off ...
The UAE sent nine fully-armed and crewed SA-342L Gazelle helicopters to help the Lebanese government crush Al-Qaeda-linked Fatah al-Islam at Tripoli's Nahr al-Bared refugee camp in May 2007. In 2009, a year after Saudi's King Abdullah called for the U.S. to “cut the head off the snake” by bombing ...

Riyadh – Documents obtained by Asharq Al-Awsat prove that the Qatar-based Sheikh Eid al Thani Charity (“Eid Charity”) was involved in financing and supporting the Lebanon-based Fatah al-Islam members and had also helped in the fracture between the group and the Palestinian Fatah al-Intifada ...
This has helped fuel the rise of radical Islam - a shift in the occupied Palestinian territories that is reflected by Hamas' rising popularity, and one outside the territories in the meteoric trajectory of militant groups such as Fatah al-Islam in the volatile and deprived Nahr al-Bared camp. Growing up in Nahr ...
He is also suspected of having participated in the 2007 battle of Nahr Al Bared between the Lebanese Army and the al Qaeda-linked Fatah Al Islam in the country's north, which led to the destruction of that refugee camp and the defeat of the terrorist group. Although it is unclear who Badr currently supports ...
Badr heads the radical group al-Shabab al-Muslim (Muslim Youth), a coalition that includes remnants of extremist organizations such as Fatah al-Islam and Jund al-Sham. Fatah al-Islam fought the Lebanese army in a three-month battle in 2007 in North Lebanon. Jund al-Sham was also implicated in ...

The leader of a Lebanon-based al Qaeda affiliate has been killed while attempting to travel to Iraq to join the insurgency. Abdulrahman Awad, the leader of Fatah al Islam, was killed along with his deputy, Ghazi Faysal Abdullah, by Lebanese security forces during a clash in the Bekaa Valley over the ...
Although Fatah al-Islam has past links to al-Qaeda, the Lebanese government says it has evidence that Syrian intelligence operatives are coordinating with it now. From where I am watching, near a frontline army position, there is a loud crack of artillery shells passing overhead every few seconds and an ...
The withdrawal of Syrian intelligence and security agents in 2005, following the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, left a security vacuum that Fatah al-Islam has exploited. The group's several hundred fighters are concentrated in the camp but have also established small footholds ...
Fatah al-Islam emerged in November 2006 when it split from Fatah al-Intifada (Fatah Uprising), a Syrian-backed Palestinian group based in Lebanon. But it first came to prominence in 2007 when it began fighting the Lebanese army from its stronghold in the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp near the northern ...
A series of rare and complex investigative reports on militant movements, especially al-Qaeda, ISIS and Fatah al-Islam, filed over the years by journalist and director Medyan Dairieh, is set to take the form of a book soon. The investigations conducted by Medyan have led to unraveling of secret documents, ...
This may be a reference to Fatah al-Islam, an al Qaeda-linked group with a complicated history. It is also possibly a reference to a predecessor to the group, which was formally launched after Atar's imprisonment. Fatah al-Islam apparently had a relationship with Syrian intelligence, but Assad's forces ended ...
He is also suspected of having participated in the 2007 battle of Nahr Al Bared between the Lebanese Army and the al Qaeda-linked Fatah Al Islam in the country's north, which led to the destruction of that refugee camp and the defeat of the terrorist group. Although it is unclear who Badr currently supports ...
Badr heads the radical group al-Shabab al-Muslim (Muslim Youth), a coalition that includes remnants of extremist organizations such as Fatah al-Islam and Jund al-Sham. Fatah al-Islam fought the Lebanese army in a three-month battle in 2007 in North Lebanon. Jund al-Sham was also implicated in ...
Last month, Lebanese troops killed Abdulrahman Awad, the leader of the al Qaeda-linked Fatah al Islam terror group, and his deputy, Ghazi Faysal Abdullah, during a clash in the Bekaa Valley. Awad and Abdullah were killed while traveling to Iraq to wage jihad, according to a statement released by Fatah ...
The leader of a Lebanon-based al Qaeda affiliate has been killed while attempting to travel to Iraq to join the insurgency. Abdulrahman Awad, the leader of Fatah al Islam, was killed along with his deputy, Ghazi Faysal Abdullah, by Lebanese security forces during a clash in the Bekaa Valley over the ...
Abu Mohamad Awad had been named to succeed Abssi at the head of Fatah al-Islam, said the group. ... Fatah al-Islam fought a fierce three-month battle with the Lebanese army last year in the northern Palestinian refugee camp of Nahr al-Bared, which left some 400 people dead, including 168 soldiers.

Although Fatah al-Islam has past links to al-Qaeda, the Lebanese government says it has evidence that Syrian intelligence operatives are coordinating with it now. From where I am watching, near a frontline army position, there is a loud crack of artillery shells passing overhead every few seconds and an ...
The withdrawal of Syrian intelligence and security agents in 2005, following the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, left a security vacuum that Fatah al-Islam has exploited. The group's several hundred fighters are concentrated in the camp but have also established small footholds ...
Fatah al-Islam emerged in November 2006 when it split from Fatah al-Intifada (Fatah Uprising), a Syrian-backed Palestinian group based in Lebanon. But it first came to prominence in 2007 when it began fighting the Lebanese army from its stronghold in the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp near the northern ...
... and deployed a small number of special operators in response to an outbreak of fighting with the Palestinian militant group Fatah al-Islam.
In May 2007, the Lebanese army started shelling the camp to oust Islamist fighters from the Palestinian militant group Fatah al-Islam. Within ...
This may be a reference to Fatah al-Islam, an al Qaeda-linked group with a complicated history. It is also possibly a reference to a predecessor ...
At least 140 Fatah al-Islam members were killed, while more than 50 civilians were killed or injured at the camp. The clashes also left at least ...
Beirut- Clashes in the Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon came to a halt on Tuesday after Lebanese and Palestinian ...
Last month, Lebanese troops killed Abdulrahman Awad, the leader of the al Qaeda-linked Fatah al Islam terror group, and his deputy, Ghazi ...
Abdulrahman Awad, the leader of Fatah al Islam, was killed along with his deputy, Ghazi Faysal Abdullah, by Lebanese security forces during a ...
Fatah al-Islam, a radical Sunni Islamist group, has come under the spotlight this week. Lebanese officials say the group is at the center of the ...
Fatah al-Islam emerged in November 2006 when it split from Fatah al-Intifada (Fatah Uprising), a Syrian-backed Palestinian group based in ...
They fear there will be a repeat of the tragedy of north Lebanon's Nahr al-Bared camp, where, from May to September 2007, armed clashes broke out between the Lebanese army and Fatah al-Islam militants, destroying the camp and displacing its residents.
With the exception of a protracted showdown in 2007 between the LAF and the jihadist movement Fatah al-Islam, the LAF of the 2000s played an unmistakably secondary role.
According to PLO's politburo member Salah al-Youssef, the number of Lebanese outlaws in Ain Al-Hilweh exceeds 20, while fugitives from other nationalities, who belong to extremist factions like Jund al-Sham, Fatah al-Islam, and Al-Qaeda, are more than ...
There is an obsession in the Palestinian camp following the bitter experience sustained at Nahr Al-Bared refugee camp in northern Lebanon, in which the Lebanese Army fought a fierce battle to eliminate the hard-line Fatah Al-Islam group. This led to ...
Political reporter and columnist Tavleen Singh has requested author and political commentator Tarek Fatah to expand his crusade beyond Islam.
... Islamic State, Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement of Somalia, Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP), Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), Iraq-based Ansar al-Islam, Lebanon-based Fatah al-Islam and Al-Faroq Media of Egypt.
According to Asharq Al-Awsat, political expert AbdelRahman Al Hajj, was quoted as saying that the Astana meeting has launched battles between opposition factions and Fatah al-Islam. He said, 'What happens nowadays is the first step towards ending ...
Shabab Muslim includes remnants of the extremist organizations Jund al-Sham and Fatah al-Islam. "We know that many of Assir's youth pledged allegiance to IS and have connections with people inside the camp," a Palestinian source speaking on condition ...
These leaders are fully aware of Iran's way of managing its wars by using local forces, or proxies, such as Hezbollah and Fatah Al-Islam in Lebanon, Islamic Jihad and Hamas in Gaza, the Houthis in Yemen, and Al-Qaeda-affiliated branches in Syria and Iraq.
Sixteen held by the Jabhat Fateh al-Islam were freed in December 2015 through a Qatari-mediated deal that also included a prisoner swap to release a number of inmates from Lebanese jails.
Political expert Abdelrahman al-Hajj told Asharq Al-Awsat on Tuesday that the Astana meeting has launched the battles between opposition factions and Fatah al-Islam. "What is happening today is the first step towards ending Jabhat Fatah al-Sham or ...
The destruction was caused by a conflict between the Lebanese government and Fatah al-Islam, a clandestine militia group. Initially, it was unclear if the camp would be rebuilt.
The destruction was caused by a conflict between the Lebanese government and Fatah al-Islam, a clandestine militia group. Initially, it was unclear if the camp would be rebuilt.
The destruction was caused by a conflict between the Lebanese government and Fatah al-Islam, a clandestine militia group. Initially, it was unclear if the camp would be rebuilt.
The destruction was caused by a conflict between the Lebanese government and Fatah al-Islam, a clandestine militia group. Initially, it was unclear if the camp would be rebuilt.
Sixteen held by the Jabhat Fateh al-Islam were freed in December 2015 through a Qatari-mediated deal that also included a prisoner swap to release a number of inmates from Lebanese jails.
Sixteen held by the Jabhat Fateh al-Islam were freed in December last year through a Qatari-mediated deal that also included a prisoner swap to release a number of inmates from Lebanese jails.
The UAE sent nine fully-armed and crewed SA-342L Gazelle helicopters to help the Lebanese government crush Al-Qaeda-linked Fatah al-Islam at Tripoli's Nahr al-Bared refugee camp in May 2007. In 2009, a year after Saudi's King Abdullah called for the ...
The UAE sent nine fully-armed and crewed SA-342L Gazelle helicopters to help the Lebanese government crush Al-Qaeda-linked Fatah al-Islam at Tripoli's Nahr al-Bared refugee camp in May 2007. In 2009, a year after Saudi's King Abdullah called for the ...
The UAE sent nine fully-armed and crewed SA-342L Gazelle helicopters to help the Lebanese government crush Al-Qaeda-linked Fatah al-Islam at Tripoli's Nahr al-Bared refugee camp in May 2007. In 2009, a year after Saudi's King Abdullah called for the ...
The situation in the refugee camp south of the city of Sidon deteriorated in April when a member of Fateh al-Islam allegedly assassinated Hamza al-Natour, a member of the Harakat Fateh group.


 

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