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The recent leak of a cache of tens of thousands of Daesh (ISIS) recruitment documents, which included names, addresses and phone numbers for thousands of fighters, appear to include a number of Lebanese nationals who have joined the organization. An excerpt from the cache of documents containing the details of 122 Daesh suicide bombers were published by Syrian opposition news agency Zamanalwsl. In the published registration forms were the names and details of several Lebanese nationals and people of Lebanese decent. Three Lebanese nationals included in the leaked documents are Abu Obeida al-Lubnani, an Australian of Lebanese decent who had spent time in the country, Abu Khutab al-Toumaymy, who lived in the Bwarej area near Chtoura, and Abu Shadi al-Lubnani from the Qaraoun area in Western Bekaa. Among the questions were a several more revealing fields such as nom de guerre and what service the applicant wants to carry out for the group – fighter, security member, suicide bomber or perpetrator of a terrorism/mass-shooting and suicide mission.This leak may provide Lebanese security with the names of possible Daesh recruiters working in the country.
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