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Fatah al-Islam

group name

Fatah al-Islam ("Conquest of Islam").


Lebanon. In 2008, the group moved its base from the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp north of Tripoli to the Ain al-Hilweh camp southeast of Sidon.

Following the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011, some former Fatah al-Islam members were reportedly fighting alongside militant and rebel groups in Syria.

stated purpose

Fatah al-Islam had two main goals: establishment of sharia law in the Palestinian refugee communities of Lebanon, leading to the creation of an...

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