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Regional conflicts spill into Lebanon's Palestinian refugee camps

In light of an inability to control mounting tensions at Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, the situation warns of an impending explosion.
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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Things are heating up in Lebanon's Palestinian refugee camps, as many observers fear al-Qaeda and Islamic State (IS) influences are working to create chaos and violence there.

The situation is particularly worrisome right now at the Ain al-Hilweh camp, where Fatah security official Gen. Fathi Zeidan was assassinated April 12. Another member of the secular Fatah movement was killed March 28 by a person officials described as an Islamic militant. There were clashes between Fatah and al-Qaeda-linked Jund al-Sham faction April 1-2, during which guns and rocket-propelled grenades were used.

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