Supporters cheer for Islamist Shadi Mawlawi, center, following his release in the northern port city of Tripoli, Tuesday, May 22, 2012. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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)
Palestinian Islamist Ali Hmayyed, a suspected loyalist to extremist militia leader Bilal Badr and also known as Ali Nejmeh, was lured to a point southeast of Ain al-Hilweh and arrested by the Lebanese Army.Separately, notorious Islamist Shadi Mawlawi appeared to have fled to Syria several days ago, the source said Thursday. A security source told The Daily Star that Mawlawi had left the camp on Oct. 20 and then exited the country along with four other wanted men through Tripoli during the night. Mawlawi had intentions to leave the camp and Islamist factions requested that he do so, according to the security source.Mawlawi is wanted for planning several attacks against the Lebanese Army in Tripoli, after which he fled to Ain al-Hilweh. He is believed to have been in the camp since leaving Tripoli when the Army launched a security crackdown on Islamist militants in April 2014 . A source inside the camp told The Daily Star that people were questioning how Mawlawi managed to escape.
Public square opened in Abra to honor fallen soldiers
Hezbollah commemorates 13th anniversary of 2006 victory
Israeli cluster bomb kills child in south Lebanon
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE