File - Army chief Gen. Jean Kahwagi and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel talk with troops in Ras Baalbek, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Army/HO)
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Lebanese authorities Thursday arrested a Syrian ISIS commander who took part in clashes with the Lebanese Army in the northeastern towns of Arsal and Ras Baalbek, the National News Agency reported.NNA said a local police investigation unit arrested Hussein Ghorli, who was receiving treatment at a Bekaa Valley hospital for wounds sustained in clashes with the Lebanese Army in Ras Baalbek last week. It added that the ISIS commander was involved in the deadly clashes with the Army in Arsal last August. The source said Ghorli was critically wounded in the head on Feb. 23 during clashes between ISIS and Nusra Front militants on the outskirts of Ras Baalbek.
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