Gunmen are seen during clashes in Ain al-Hilweh, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. (The Daily Star/ Mohammed Zaatari)
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Warring Palestinian factions will hold meetings Tuesday after some groups met Monday amid a cautious cease-fire in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh that ended days of clashes. Palestinian factions met at the Palestinian Embassy, with Ambassador Ashraf Dabbour and Fatah Central Committee member Azzam al-Ahmad both attending. They discussed ways to maintain the cease-fire that was brokered Sunday after days of clashes erupted last week.Small gun battles continued Sunday as main factions met to broker a cease-fire that saw the withdrawal of forces from the streets.Gen. Sobhi Abu Arab, told The Daily Star that the situation had improved Monday morning after sides involved in the clashes committed to a cease-fire.The Lebanese Army removed roadblocks at the entrances to the camp and people inside the camp inspected the extent of damage caused by the latest fighting.
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