Lebanese Army checkpoint at the entrance of Ain al-Hilweh, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Palestinian leaders in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in south Lebanon held a meeting Friday to discuss additional security measures taken by the Lebanese Army on the camp's periphery. The Army recently put tighter security in place around the entrance of the camp, reportedly due to illegal activities being carried out inside the camp and to monitor possible attempts by wanted suspects to exit. After Friday's meeting, the camp's leadership released a statement addressing the Army's move.A senior Palestinian official said prior to the meeting that the leadership was considering conducting a general strike and disrupting the movement of nonresidents into the camp, as a way of responding to the new measures.
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