Palestinian security forces warm themselves around a fire in Ain al-Hilweh, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
A Palestinian joint security force deployed Monday in the southern refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh as calm prevailed following weeks of security incidents.Sheikh Abu Sharif Akl, a representative of Islamist faction Osbat al-Ansar, joined Shayeb in overseeing the security deployment.Shayeb told The Daily Star that Palestinian factions had agreed to fortify the role of the joint security force and to redeploy to oversee fixed checkpoints, particularly those in tense areas.The operation was welcomed across Palestinian camps in Lebanon, including Ain al-Hilweh.Ain al-Hilweh and the neighboring Mieh Mieh camp are often rocked by gun violence between rival Palestinian and extremist factions.
Protesters call for Fakhoury execution
Tens of thousands march to mark Ashura
Israeli drone near border
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE